WEEK-LONG CAMPS

Age 9-11

Science of Marvel

June 10-14

If you love Marvel superheroes, then this camp is for you! We're investigating the science behind Marvel characters, from radioactive spiders to Iron Man's suit. You'll also get to make your very own version of Mjolnir, Thor's hammer!

 

Life Hacker!

June 17-21 

In this camp, we'll be putting popular internet "life hacks" to the test! Is there really an easy way to tell if an egg has gone bad without cracking it? What about a good way to tell if a battery still has a charge? Join us and find out!

 

Hogwarts Adventure

June 24-28

Discover the magic of science as we levitate objects, make potions, and learn about fantastic beasts. You'll be sorted into houses and earn points to compete for our very own House Cup! Get ready to make some serious magic!

 

Chemistry Challenge

July 8-12

Are you ready to take on some awesome chemistry experiments? Take your slime-making skills a step further and make bouncing polymer balls! Then, use chemistry equipment to squeeze an egg into a bottle without breaking it!

 

Where is Carmen Sandiego?

July 15-19

Greetings, Gumshoes! The Chief needs your help once again to apprehend the world's most elusive thief, Carmen Sandiego! Bring your science knowledge to answer trivia and solve clues, just like in the original game show!

 

Best Commercial Ever!

July 22-26

Become a writer, director, actor—or all three—as you make your own commercials. Analyze the psychology of advertisements while you master filming techniques and editing through a series of challenges.

 

Advanced Forensics

July 29-August 2

In this clue-filled camp, you'll use biology, chemistry, and physics to uncover, analzye, and discover the truth!

 

Advanced Video Games

August 5-9

Design a vitrual game where you control the outcome, characters, and levels! You'll also learn KODU, the universal gaming language. 

 

Advanced LEGO® Robotics

August 12-16

Design awesome robots and complete increasingly complex tasks with them as the week goes on! 

 

Extreme Survivor

August 19-23

Improve your odds in any survival situation, whether you're in a power outage or a zombie apocolypse. Learn to navigate by the sun and moon, create traps, and more!

 

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Geology Rocks!

Monday, July 1 

Come explore the world of rocks and minerals, and learn how plate tectonics have changed the Earth's surface throughout time! See how heat and pressure can change rocks into something new! Get ready to become a geologist and have a rockin' time!

 

Get Messy!

Tuesday, July 2

We're exploring the messier side of science in this hands-on camp! Make paint balloon projectiles, play with sticky oobleck, and discover a world of animals, plants, and minerals in the dirt!

 

Cooking Science

Wednesday, July 3

Transform ordinary kitchen ingredients into amazing concoctions! Explore solutions, reactions, and more while you create edible science experiments that will wow your senses! Learn about the science behind the heat transfer from kitchen appliances like stoves, toasters, and ovens!

 

Marvelous Machines

Friday, July 5

From simple to technological, we'll deconstruct, explore, and create our own machines! Learn about the elements that make machines go, from motors to cranks to gears. Learn the secrets of gadgets, gizmos, and more!

 

Geocaching 

Monday, August 26

Have you ever wanted to go on a treasure hunt? Now, with modern technology, you can! Geocaches are small containers hidden all over the world and found via global positioning systems. Learn how to navigte your way to a nearby cache using satellite information, and even create your own cache for others to find!

 

Potato Chip Science  

Tuesday, August 27

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!

 

Art Explosion

Wednesday, August 28

Not all art is paint or ink on a page! Explore the world of kinetic art in this creative camp! You'll need to draw upon art, balance, and engineering to make a masterpiece that moves using human power, wind power, or gravity! From perfectly balanced mobiles to art machines, come and push art into new dimensions!

 

Superhero Science 

Thursday, August 29

ZAP! KABOOM! POW! Science comes to the rescue in this day of hands-on investigation! Explore the powers of your favorite superheroes, whether they have super abilities or fancy gadgets. You'll also get to create your own superhero identity! In this camp, anyone can be a hero! 

 

Get Soaked Up!

Friday, August 30

Splish, splash, this is going to be a blast! 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. Come make a splash at this science-soaked week of H2O fun!

 

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