Winter L.A.B.S.

Learn about basic science in science-themed day camps! L.A.B.S. camps offer children hands-on experiences exploring scientific concepts through interactive experimentation, challenges, artistic expression, and play. These camps are designed to pique your child's interest in the world around them, encourage curiosity and creativity, and celebrate new discoveries each day. Learn about our safety and cleaning procedures for camp here.


Space is limited!


Who: Ages 5–6, 7–8, and 9–11

Time: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.  |  Before and after care from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Cost: $65/day for member  |  $80/day for not-yet member (Camp scholarships are available; please email to learn more)

Register: Online (see buttons below), by mail (see brochure below), or call (517) 485-8116, ext. 132

Learn more: Winter L.A.B.S. Brochure

After registering: Please fill out this emergency release form. Thank you!


Snow Day Science

Monday, December 20

Stay in your pajamas and join us for this cozy day of science! We’ll investigate the chemistry of snow, perform experiments on breakfast cereal, and use geometry to make paper snowflakes. Our fun STEM day will end with a blanket fort!


Beach Day Science

Tuesday, December 21

Brrr! Longing for the sunny days of summer? We’re turning up the heat to explore all things warm. Create a circuit using solar energy, discover endothermic and exothermic reactions, and learn about the effects of ocean currents on climate.


Colorific Science

Wednesday, December 22

Things are sure to get messy in this colorful camp! Discover the science of colors through art projects and light experiments. You will make your own rainbow, create a colorful masterpiece, and experiment with color mixing.


LEGO® Builder

Thursday, December 23

Join us for a day guaranteed to get your imagination flowing! We’ll design and invent new LEGO® creations through guided challenges and open-ended play time. Build, design, and turn regular bricks into spectacular creations.


Cash Counts

Monday, December 27

It’s never too early to start thinking about financial literacy! Look at the hidden security features in cash, participate in a bartering game, and discover the best chemical concoction to clean a dirty penny. Cash in your currency for prizes!


Sow What?

Tuesday, December 28

Sustainable agriculture is all about protecting our planet’s natural resources for future generations. In this camp, we’ll learn about the water cycle, discover the art of composting, and practice cultivating our green thumbs!


Marvelous Machines

Wednesday, December 29

From levers and pulleys to wedges and axles, simple machines have made our lives easier for thousands of years! We’ll deconstruct and create our own simple machines. Design your own devices to solve problems and complete challenges.


Geology Rocks!

Thursday, December 30

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


New Year's Eve Science

Friday, December 31

Ring in the New Year with science! We will celebrate New Year’s Eve with festive science experiments. Develop fizzy chemical concoctions, discover the science behind fireworks, and put your reflexes to the test with our beat-the-clock time challenges!





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