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Full Day Programs

Full day programs run from 9am-4pm.

Session 1: June 30 – July 4, 2014
Session 2: July 7 – 11, 2014
Session 3: July 14 – 18, 2014
Session 4: July 21 – 25, 2014
Session 5: July 28 – August 1, 2014

Click below to sort programs by age.

Ages 6-7
Ages 8-9
Ages 9-11
Ages 11-13

Ages 6-7

Camp Name Session Description
Simply Science  1 How many pulleys does it take to lift a heavy load? What’s the difference between a wedge and a wheel? What does a lever do? Discover the answers to these questions and more as you learn about simple machines.
DIY Science 2 Build it, make it, mix it…yourself! Use our tools and your creativity while investigating amazing science that you can do yourself.
Junior Explorers  3 Spend each day of camp scouting out new territory, whether on African safari, Antarctic expedition, or Mars rover. What will you discover when you explore the world of science?
Ahoy, Science! 4 Spend a week on the high seas of your imagination!  Learn about the seafaring life by taking a step back in time, where you’ll explore survival and navigation aboard ships from around the world—but beware, matey, there may be pirates and sea monsters about.
Backyard Explorers 5 Your backyard is a great place in the summertime.  Learn about bugs and other animals, outdoor cooking, weather, and trees.  Come and enjoy our backyard this week.

Ages 8-9

Camp Name Session Description
Castles and Catapults 1 Explore the Middle Ages and the history and science behind castles and the knights and ladies who lived in them. Build a catapult, try medieval food, and imagine what it would be like to live so long ago.
Super Villain Academy 2 Forget about being a chisel-jawed goody two shoes, sometimes it’s just more fun to be the villain. Create your own evil persona complete with a maniacal laugh.  Craft a diabolical costume and build mischievous gadgets, then form the ultimate league of super villains.
Make It Move 3 Energy makes things move all around us. Experiment with different forms of energy and use that energy to make some inventions of your own.
Carnival Science   4 Learn how to juggle, walk on stilts, or create your very own midway game. Spend your week exploring some serious science and clowning around.
The Best Toy Ever 5 What’s your favorite toy? From the bubbly to the goopy to the magnetic, you’ll be amazed by the science behind it. Explore the science of toys, and use what you learn to create the best toy ever!

Ages 9-11

Camp Name Session Description
Make Your Own Mystery 1 Use detective techniques like forensics, fingerprint analysis, and blood typing to solve a mystery. Then work as a team to create a mystery for your fellow detectives to solve.
Olympic Science 2 Do you love watching the Olympics? Do you wonder about how the athletes use science to execute their sport? Learn all about the science behind the sports while you investigate speed, friction, trajectory, and so much more. Utilize your science knowledge to construct a working model of an Olympic sport and discover how much brain power goes into capturing the gold.
Junk Box Wars 3 Put your design and build skills to the test in a series of team challenges with a competitive edge and plenty of friendly fun. Will you triumph in the Battle of the ‘Bots, rise above in the Rocket Rally, and conquer the Weakest Link?
Method to the Madness 4 Explore the world through the eyes of different scientists. Try your hand as a brave biologist, a crazy chemist, or a frenzied physicist to solve everyday dilemmas in creative ways.
Cardboard Crafters 5 Cardboard Crafters is all about you making it happen. Design a putt-putt mini golf course, build an arcade, and test a flotation device. You bring the creativity and we’ll bring the cardboard.

Ages 11-13

Camp Name Session Description
Steampunk Science 2 Discover the “steam” in steampunk as you learn the real facts hidden in science fiction, explore how technology has changed through time and use engineering, artistic, and mathematical principles to create your own unique inventions.
Tech Soup  3 Explore the technologies of today and tomorrow! You’ll investigate computers, robotics, space technology, materials science, and more as you discover how technology has shaped our lives and how it might solve today’s problems in the future.
Soft Circuits 4 Electronics and crafting come together as you discover simple circuits and switches and move on to programmable microcontrollers. Learn how to design and make LED wearables, program a plush toy, and turn your camp shirt into an electronic textile masterpiece.