McAllen, TX – The International Museum of Art & Science (IMAS) is thrilled to announce the return of Operation Imagination Summer Camps from June 3rd to August 2nd, 2024. With exciting themes and favorite activities from previous years, this summer promises to be packed with fun and learning for children of all ages.

Each week of camp offers engaging activities around a specific art and science theme. The IMAS provides a unique setting for educational experiences with special museum collections, exhibits to explore, the McAllen Public Utility BioZone, Science on a Sphere (SOS), all led by NAI certified educators. Campers can learn about “Being Green” or explore anthropology, geology, entomology, engineering, visual arts, the cosmos, and animal adaptation.

Additionally, lunch will be provided through McAllen ISD’s summer feeding program. Campers with dietary restrictions are welcome to bring their own lunch and snacks.

Camps run Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., with drop-off between 8:30 a.m. and 9:00 a.m., and pick-up between 3:00 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.

Operation Imagination Summer Camp attendees with camp supporters Clark Chevrolet and Clark Knapp Honda.

Registration for Operation Imagination: Summer Camp is now open. Pricing is $190 per camp and $150 for IMAS Members. Some camp prices vary due to holidays, and sibling discounts are available for children within the same family unit and within the same camp week’s grade level.

These camps are made possible with the generous support of Clark Chevrolet, Clark Knapp Honda, City of McAllen, McAllen Mayor Javier Villalobos SOTC Fund, and The Warren Group Architects, Inc.

To register for Operation Imagination: Summer Camp and for more information about the camp schedule, visit:

Stay informed!
Receive news and information about exhibits, education programs and updates.