Discovery Camp

June 17 - 21, 2024

Who: Rising grades 1-4

When: June 17-June 21, 2024 *no camp on Wednesday, June 19 in observance of Juneteenth   

What: Engage your curiosity on a college campus this summer! Discovery campers (rising grades 1-4) will be exposed to seeing art in nature.  Explorer campers (rising grades 5-7) will delve into observing and engaging in things that are growing and changing around the campus. Both camps center on teamwork, empathy, and the guiding light of curiosity! 

Tuition: $400 $250 Special introductory pricing for our debut camps!

Registration Deadline: May 15th 

Click here to register!

Interested in the Butler Explorer Camp for rising grades 5-7

Camp 2024 theme – Art & Nature: Discovering the Beauty in the World 

Join us for a 4-day week of discovering the beauty within Butler’s campus. Each day campers will engage in process-oriented activities like nature hikes, making paper, and nature journaling (to name a few). This camp will help your child notice and appreciate the small and beautiful things around us.  

Campers will attend camp from 9am-4pm. Lunch is not provided; campers must bring a packed lunch.  Snacks will be provided in the morning and afternoon.

Meet the Camp Co-Directors!  

Kaity Travis and Abby Bucher are two educators from the IPS/Butler Lab School that also graduated from Butler University.  Kaity Travis is going into her 3rd year teaching 4th/5th grade at IPS/Butler Lab. Kaity has stayed strong to her Butler roots with teaching at the Lab School; she graduated from the Butler College of Education in 2022– once a Dawg, always a Dawg! Abby Bucher is a 19-year veteran in education, graduating from Butler University in 2005. She helped open the IPS/Butler Lab School in 2011 and has a passion for early childhood education.  She lives in Indianapolis with her husband, two girls (13, 9), and her two dogs. 


Kaity Travis


Abby Bucher

Who: Rising grades 1-4

When: June 17-June 21, 2024 *no camp on Wednesday, June 19 in observance of Juneteenth   

What: Engage your curiosity on a college campus this summer! Discovery campers (rising grades 1-4) will be exposed to seeing art in nature.  Explorer campers (rising grades 5-7) will delve into observing and engaging in things that are growing and changing around the campus. Both camps center on teamwork, empathy, and the guiding light of curiosity! 

Tuition: $400 $250 Special introductory pricing for our debut camps!

Registration Deadline: May 15th 

Click here to register!

Interested in the Butler Explorer Camp for rising grades 5-7

Camp 2024 theme – Art & Nature: Discovering the Beauty in the World 

Join us for a 4-day week of discovering the beauty within Butler’s campus. Each day campers will engage in process-oriented activities like nature hikes, making paper, and nature journaling (to name a few). This camp will help your child notice and appreciate the small and beautiful things around us.  

Campers will attend camp from 9am-4pm. Lunch is not provided; campers must bring a packed lunch.  Snacks will be provided in the morning and afternoon.

Meet the Camp Co-Directors!  

Kaity Travis and Abby Bucher are two educators from the IPS/Butler Lab School that also graduated from Butler University.  Kaity Travis is going into her 3rd year teaching 4th/5th grade at IPS/Butler Lab. Kaity has stayed strong to her Butler roots with teaching at the Lab School; she graduated from the Butler College of Education in 2022– once a Dawg, always a Dawg! Abby Bucher is a 19-year veteran in education, graduating from Butler University in 2005. She helped open the IPS/Butler Lab School in 2011 and has a passion for early childhood education.  She lives in Indianapolis with her husband, two girls (13, 9), and her two dogs. 


Kaity Travis


Abby Bucher