Sunflower Summer!

Summer Just Got Better!

Field Station: Dinosaurs is excited to be participating in Sunflower Summer 2022. From May 28 – August 14th, Kansas families can make a summer vacation stop at the Field Station absolutely FREE!

Sunflower Summer provides a wide variety of ways for families to get out, explore something new, and enjoy time together. Kansas families can visit museums, zoos, historic landmarks and more for free!

As a participant in this program, Field Station: Dinosaurs will provide FREE Admission for a single visit to every Kansas student (Pre K to 12th grade) and up to 2 Parents/Guardians per group through August 14th. To avoid additional wait times, guests should download the Sunflower Summer App, setup their account, and add all of their family members age 2 and up into the app. After adding everyone into your family and upon arrival, you will tap “Attractions & Landmarks”, then find “Field Station: Dinosaurs” and tap on it. Follow the prompts and be sure to select everyone visiting with you. 

Field Station: Dinosaurs must charge a Child Day Pass for any children age 2+ who are not in the app. Only 2 adults may receive admission with each group, additional adults will need an Adult Day Pass to enter.

How Do I Enroll in the Program?
Parents and guardians can download the Sunflower Summer app free from either Google Play (Android) or Apple (IOS) app stores. To register your account, you simply open the app and follow the prompts. Then it’s as simple as selecting your first attraction, and then tap and go.

What is Sunflower Summer?
Sunflower Summer is a program of the Kansas State Department of Education and is designed to provide a wide variety of ways for families to get out, to explore something new, and to enjoy time together. We know that social interaction and exposure to a variety of activities supports the healthy development of children of all ages. Sunflower Summer is an experiential approach to learning that can support transition into the fall school term.

How Many Times Can I Use My Free Tickets?
Via the Sunflower Summer app, each Kansas student and their parents are provided one free visit to each of the participating attractions per year. Your Sunflower Summer “Passport” (in the app) will be stamped and the ticket will no longer be accessible.

We Have Family Visiting From Out of State, Can They Use This?
Sunflower Summer is a program of the Kansas State Department of Education. Tickets are designated specifically for Kansas students enrolled in pre-kindergarten through 12th grade.

May 28th – August 14th

Here’s How It Works

1. Download The Sunflower Summer App

2. Setup your account and connect your family

3. Take a Trip to the Field Station

4. Claim Your Tickets on the App and Enjoy Your Visit!

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