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Summer STEM Camp 2019

Channel your child's inner astronaut, doctor, architect, scientist, engineer or detective at Science Central's popular Summer Camps! Help stop "summer brain drain," and keep your child engaged and involved in learning when you enroll them in one of our many summer camp offerings. There are a wide variety of subjects to interest your child, and you'll find Science Central Summer Camps are some of the most affordable camps around!DSC 0087crop

Camps start the week of Monday, June 10, and continue through the week of Friday, August 9, 2019 (No camps July 1-5 and July 8-12).

Check out everything we have to offer this year:

Special Notes:

  • Walk-ins will not be permitted on the day of the event.
  • Must provide lunch for all day campers.
  • Registration deadline is 10 a.m., 7 days BEFORE each full week of camp.

Full Day STEM Camps 

At Science Central, we’ve got summer camp fun tailored to fit your schedule!

Each single day camp is a stand-alone event; you can register for just a day, or your child can enjoy a full week! You’ll have flexibility to schedule family appointments and vacations, while keeping your child learning throughout the summer.

Camp Information:

  •  Ages: 5-11 years old
  •  Time: Check-in (8:30 - 9 a.m.), Program (9 a.m. - 4 p.m.)
  •  Cost per day: $30/Non-Member, $25/Deluxe Member

summerOutJune 10-14 Summer Sampler Platter

Get your summer off to a great start with a variety of science topics!

Electrician MagicianMonday, June 10
Electrician Magician

Make your own flashlight, build with snap circuits, and explore how Frankenstein’s monster could’ve been brought to life!

Dig InTuesday, June 11
Dig In! SOLD OUT

Become an honorary geologist and dig into rocks and minerals!

Science StewWednesday, June 12
Science Stew

Whip up some delicious creations and explore the chemistry in your kitchen!

To Infinity and BeyondThursday, June 13
To Infinity, and Beyond! SOLD OUT

Gaze into the mysteries of the cosmos and enjoy many out-of-this-world activities. The universe awaits!

Amusement ParkFriday, June 14
Amusement Park

Your head will spin and your stomach will drop as you explore the physics of fun and the science of speed!

 

 

Dangerous YELLOWJune 17-21
Don’t Try This At Home!

Join us at Science Central and dive into the heart-stopping side of science! Play with fire and extreme cold, see what it’s like to be inside a bubble, create messy concoctions, and drop things from great heights! All this and more explosive fun awaits!

Mon. June 17 - SOLD OUT

 

Design and DestroyJune 24-28
Design & Destroy!

Try your hand at design and architecture as you create your own awe-inspiring structures. Explore the science of shape, and plan and build model bridges, skyscrapers and more! Test your projects to see how much strain they can take before they crumble, and discover the fatal flaws of structures throughout history.

 

 

Walk on the Wild SideJuly 15-19
Walk on the Wild Side

Explore creatures in your own backyard and from around the world! Investigate how volcanoes are formed and see the destruction of earthquakes, hurricanes, and tornadoes. Discover the unbelievable powers of the sun, wind, and water. How’s a person supposed to survive in this wild planet of ours?

 


STEAM MachineJuly 22-26 
S.T.E.A.M. Machine

Explore the art in S.T.E.M. with this creativity-unleashing camp experience! Investigate the physics of sound and make music in unexpected ways. Discover how insects dance to communicate and how different materials and textiles are prepared. Delve into the physics of color and construct robots that can draw for us!

 

 

Super Stinky Sorcerous Saber WieldingJuly 29 - Aug. 2
The Super, Stinky, Sorcerous, and Saber-Wielding!

SOLD OUT

Your favorite characters from fiction and fantasy unite! Join Dr. Banner in investigating the science behind superpowers. Examine germs and DNA while we explore a zombie outbreak, help Harry, Ron and Hermione brew magical potions, and even master the Force!

 

 

Dangerous YELLOWAug. 5-9
Don’t Try This At Home (repeat)

Join us at Science Central and dive into the heart-stopping side of science! Play with fire and extreme cold, see what it’s like to be inside a bubble, create messy concoctions, and drop things from great heights! All this and more explosive fun awaits!

 

 

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Full Day, Week-Long Tech Camps

  • Time: Check-in (8:30 a.m. - 9 a.m.), Program (9 a.m. - 4 p.m.)
  • Cost per week: $150/Non-Member, $135/Deluxe Member

Engineering TechJune 24-28 SOLD OUT
Engineering Tech
Ages 10-13

Explore engineering with the use of technology! Use technology to advance the physical creations you’ll build. Then, complete challenges with your creations and by the end of the week, become master engineers!

 

Mission Movie MakerJuly 22-26 SOLD OUT
Mission: Movie Maker
Ages 8-13

Dive into the artistic side of science and technology! Use your imagination and creativity and delve into the science behind film making, explore 3D technology, and create movies to entertain and delight! Notes: Bring a USB flash drive if you want to save your work.

 

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Half Day, Week-Long Tech Camps

  • Ages 6-13 (varies by camp)
  • Cost for the week: $125/Non-Members, $115/Deluxe Members
  • Morning Session: 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.
  • Afternoon Session: 12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Junior LEGO Robotics JuneJune 10-14 Morning Session
Junior LEGO Robotics
Ages 6-8

In this junior version of our popular LEGO robotics camp, you will learn basic computer programming to teach your robot to sing, dance, navigate a maze, and more! The last day of camp includes an epic sumo wrestling battle! Note: Campers do not get to keep the robot.

 

LegoIntroJune 10-14 Afternoon Session
DSC 0112editBIntroduction to LEGO Robotics
Ages 8-11 SOLD OUT

Using basic principles of engineering and computer programming, campers will design, build, and program a robot to perform different tasks. The last day of camp includes an epic sumo wrestling battle! Note: Campers do not get to keep the robot.

 

Intro to Gaming 6 8June 17-21 Morning Session
Introduction to Gaming
Ages 6-8 SOLD OUT

Create your own animated video and computer games. Construct characters and stories as you progress from learning the drag-and-drop programming method to writing your own commands. At the end of the week, you may save your programs to continue at home and to show your friends! Note: Bring ear buds if you would like to cut down on outside noise, and a USB flash drive if you want to save your program.

Intro to Gaming 8 11June 17-21 Afternoon Session
Introduction to Gaming
Ages 8-11 SOLD OUT

Create your own animated video and computer games. Construct characters and stories as you progress from learning the drag-and-drop programming method to writing your own commands. At the end of the week, you may save your games to continue at home and to show your friends! Note: Bring ear buds if you would like to cut down on outside noise, and a USB flash drive if you want to save your games.

Junior LEGO Robotics JulyJuly 15-19 Morning Session
Junior LEGO Robotics
Ages 6-8 SOLD OUT

In this junior version of our popular LEGO robotics camp, you will learn basic computer programming to teach your robot to sing, dance, navigate a maze, and more! The last day of camp includes an epic sumo wrestling battle! Note: Campers do not get to keep the robot.

 

EV3Lego 8 11July 15-19 Afternoon Session
Introduction to EV3 LEGO
Ages 8-11 SOLD OUT

Using basic principles of engineering, computer programming, and the newest LEGO robotics technology, you will design, build, and program an EV3 robot to perform different tasks. The last day of camp includes an epic sumo wrestling battle! Note: Campers do not get to keep the robot.

 

Half Pint Technology SamplerJuly 29 - Aug. 2 Morning Session
Half-Pint Technology Sampler!
Pre-K (Ages 3-5)  SOLD OUT

Campers will learn foundational skills to help ready them for the world of technology while also developing their motor skills. Campers will explore technologies like digital photography, simple circuits, coding and even have fun with robots!

 

Intro to EV3 LEGO 6 8July 29 - Aug. 2 Afternoon Session
Introduction to EV3 LEGO
Ages 6-8 SOLD OUT

Using basic principles of engineering, computer programming, and the newest LEGO robotics technology, you will design, build, and program an EV3 robot to perform different tasks. The last day of camp includes an epic sumo wrestling battle. Note: Campers do not get to keep the robot.

 

a Computer ProgrammingAug. 5-9 Morning Session
Junior Computer Programmer
Ages 8-13 SOLD OUT

Dissect a computer and explore the hardware that makes advanced computer technology possible. Then delve into the software side and uncover language through writing your own codes!

 

 

Ms. TechAug. 5-9 Afternoon Session
Ms. Tech
Ages 8-13

Come experience a sampling of Science Central’s most popular technology programs in this girls-only IT experience! Discover where your interests lie as we explore elements of photography, virtual reality, robotics, and video design. At the end of the week, you may save your programs to continue at home and show your friends! Note: Bring ear buds if you would like to cut down on outside noise, and a USB flash drive if you want to save your work.

 

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