Vacation Science Camp at The Children's Museum
Ages6-8 years 9-12 years
The Children’s Museum has fun and learning planned for several vacation days this school year. Each camp day has a theme and is packed with scientific investigation, experiments, crafts, and educational games all in the safe and educational environment of our museum. Of course, there’s plenty of time to explore our hands-on, interactive exhibits, see one of our amazing planetarium shows, and have an up-close encounter with a live animal.
Vacation Science Camp is for children entering grades 1– 6.
• Children entering grades 1 – 6 in the Fall (must be at least 6 years old)
• Completed health form including immunization record, signed by a physician
• Completed parent and authorized prescriber permission form for any child requiring medications or inhaler, including Epi-Pen, needed during camp hours.
|Space Day – Have a blast learning about space for the day. Campers will watch a planetarium show, create their own origami solar panels, and make air-powered rockets.|
|Sharks and Fossils – Spend the day learning about one of the most fascinating creatures on earth – sharks! We will examine shark teeth and learn about many types of fossils. Each camper will bring home their own shark tooth.|
|Edible Experiments – Come join us for a day filled to bursting with experiments you can eat. We will make liquid nitrogen ice cream, experiment with candy, and learn about the science of making food.|
|Amphibians – Join us for a day as we meet many of our amphibians including frogs, toads, and salamanders. Campers will make amphibian slime and learn about the importance of protecting these special creatures.|
|Trees and Animals – Campers will spend the day learning about sugar gliders and other animals that fly and glide from tree to tree. We will learn how to identify birds and trees found around the museum.|
|Can you Think Ink? – Join us for a day of learning about different types of inks, including squid ink, man-made inks, invisible ink, and tattoos. Campers will create their own temporary tattoos.|