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Age 9-11

Secret Formulas

June 8-12

Take your chemistry skills to the max in this week of hands-on fun! Discover the perfect slime recipe and experiment with open-source cola recipes!

 

Advanced LEGO® Robotics

June 15-19

Design awesome robots using the LEGO® EV3 system! Build and program robots to complete increasingly complex tasks as the week goes on!

 

Advanced Video Games

June 22-26

Level up your gaming skills by designing your very own 3-D game in the KODU platform. Discover the history and science of video games to inspire you!

 

Science of Marvel

July 6-10

Investigate the science behind Marvel characters, from Iron Man’s suit to Captain Marvel’s photon blasts. Create your own superhero personality and story!

 

Hogwarts Adventure

July 13-17

Discover the magic of science by levitating objects, making potions, and practicing your Quidditch skills. Sort into houses and earn points to compete for the House Cup! Get ready to make some serious magic!

 

Advanced Techno City

July 20-24

Create the city of your dreams! In this hands-on camp, you’ll combine science and imagination to construct and light up your own metropolis! Learn about the world of design, electricity, circuits, and more!

 

Movie Magic

July 27-31

Put your own movie script together and explore lighting, sound effects, and more! You’ll experience acting, directing, and editing in this spectacular hands-on movie-making camp.

 

Science of Animation

August 3-7

Explore the technology and innovation behind animation, including basic zoetropes, stop motion, and more. Put your skills to the test when you create an animated short of your own design!

 

Zombie Science

August 10-14

We’ll explore the field of epidemiology and use science to predict the spread of hypothetical infectious diseases! Analyze “zombie blood” and develop an antidote before the infection spreads!

 

Shutter Bugs

August 17-21

Love to take pictures? Come explore a camp fit for a photography enthusiast! Practice taking lots of different types of photos as you explore the science behind having the right lighting, special effects, zoom, and pixels.

 

SINGLE-DAY CAMPS

 

Towers & Forts

Monday, June 29 

Let your imagination soar as you challenge the forces of tension and compression to build truly epic towers! We’ll end the day on a high note with a life-size fort-building extravaganza!

 

Colorific Science

Tuesday, June 30

Discover the science of colors as you make your own rainbow, create a colorful masterpiece, and experiment with color mixing!

 

Sunsational Science

Wednesday, July 1

Learn the science behind the sun and UV rays through hands-on experimentation. Create sun prints, design an operational solar oven, and discover how sunscreen really works!

 

Inside Out

Thursday, July 2

Come take a look inside things like computers, golf balls, and more to discover how they’re made and what makes them work!

 

Throwing Things

Friday, July 3

Whether we’re throwing, flinging, or slinging objects through the air, investigate the science of projectiles as you’re challenged to improve your aim, speed, and maximum distance.

 

Ready, Set, Race!

Monday, August 24

Learn how to race with smarts by experimenting with friction, speed, and weight. Design your own model car and test it for speed. Join us for a friendly competition in the name of science!

 

LEGO® Builder

Tuesday, August 25

Unleash your creativity designing and building with LEGO®s! You’ll create totally unique constructions, prototype the fastest LEGO® cars, and build the strongest structure of the day!

 

Mission Impossible

Wednesday, August 26

Calling all spy agents-in-training! Create your disguise and go undercover as we solve mysteries at your Science Center. You’ll use spy gadgets, decipher a secret message, and analyze evidence. It’s up to you, Agent, to solve the case!

 

Geocaching

Thursday, August 27

Geocaches are small containers hidden all over the world and found via global positioning systems. Learn how to navigate your way to a nearby cache using satellite information, and create your own cache for others to find!

 

Crack the Code

Friday, August 28

From complex computer scripts to secret messages to your own DNA, codes are all around us! Come learn the fundamentals of programming and turn everyday objects into your own interactive playground!

 

Potato Chip Science

Monday, August 31

Join us as we discover the experimental fun behind empty chip bags, potatoes, and, of course, potato chips! We’ll make a battery out of a potato and test the pH levels of various kinds of chips!

 

Sticky Science

Tuesday, September 1

Come explore the sticky side of science through icky, squishy experiments! From stretchy polymers to sticky concoctions, we’ll unleash the hidden potential of substances all around us.

 

Extreme Energy

Wednesday, September 2

We’re taking science to the extreme in this day of energy-filled fun! Explore the power of kinetic energy, build an electric circuit, and discover how to harness the power of sustainable energy sources!

 

Do Try this at Home

Thursday, September 3

Come conduct experiments you can modify and recreate at home! We’ll try our hands at some kitchen chemistry, dive into density, and create static electricity! Science is all around us— especially at home!

 

Get Soaked Up!

Friday, September 4

Expect to get more than a little wet while challenging your understanding of one of our most important resources: water! Engage in hands-on experiences and learn about the water cycle, properties of liquids, and water-based art.

 

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