Camp Discovery for ages 6-12
Camp Discovery is designed to give children entire days filled with exploration and hands-on learning. Camp runs from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (before and after care is available). Camp fee includes all workshop materials and chaperoned exhibit exploration. Children should bring two snacks, lunch and a drink. The Subway Café is available as a lunch option. Call 954.713.0930 to register.
$55 per child, $50 for MODS Members
$90 per child, $80 for MODS Members
$140 per child, $120 for MODS Members
$200 per child, $175 for MODS Members
$225 per child, $200 for MODS Members
Note: Multiple Day Camps must be purchased for complete camp duration even if child unable to the full session.
To register call 954.713.0930
Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express are accepted.
Note: Camps with two, four or five days can not be purchased as one day camps.
All camps include an exciting IMAX® Film Adventure.
2014 FALL/WINTER SCHOOL
HOLIDAY CAMP ADVENTURES
The Sound of Science
September 25, 2014
Discover the science behind sound. Create beautiful patterns with sound waves on a tonoscope, investigate how your favorite animals use echolocation, and learn how sound is reflected and absorbed. Sounds like fun!
October 24, 2014
Take a close and personal look at the amazing animals that call the Museum home. Meet Poseidon, our Loggerhead sea turtle ambassador, take part in turtle races and visit the Keller Science Theater for a creepy crawly critter show. Meet our otter keepers and watch as
they conduct training sessions. Learn how our life science staff prepare animal diets and keep our animals well fed and happy.
November 4, 2014
Did you think making a square bubble is impossible? We’ll show you how to do it using science!
Amaze your friends by bending water on command and making paper clips float. We’ll also teach you how to get an egg in and out of a bottle and how to make colors appear and disappear using common household ingredients.
Can You Believe Your Eyes?
November 11, 2014
You may think you can believe everything you see but you can’t! Learn about optical illusions and how your eyes trick you into seeing still pictures move. Dissect a cow eyeball to discover how your own eyes work. Make a kaleidoscope and test out how sunscreen works to
protect you from invisible UV rays.
All About Air
November 26, 2014
You may not be able to see it, but the air around us packs a powerful punch. Use it to launch rockets, crush cans and make bottles burp. We’ll take a look at convection currents and see how the movement of air in our atmosphere can create some of the most destructive forces on earth.
November 28, 2014
Plants give us so much, from the oxygen we breathe to shade on hot days to delicious fruit and tasty herbs. Spruce up your plant IQ by making a growing plant pal, performing a seed dissection, creating a super seed ball and magically changing the colors of flowers.
Science of Sleuthing
December 19, 2014
Everyone loves a good mystery! Discover the science behind crime solving. Use the scientific method to discover what is going on in the mystery boxes. Learn how blood drop analysis can tell you exactly what happens in a crime scene, extract DNA from fruit and send secret messages using Frixion pens.
Fact or Fiction
December 26, 2014
Can a person really have the superhuman strength to move a car with their bare hands? Is our blood ever green? Can you walk on eggs without breaking them? How long can a person hold their breath? Is it possible to explode a watermelon using only rubber bands?
January 19, 2015
Think you have some super senses? They may not be as super “sense”ative as you think! We’ll
teach you how to trick your taste buds and you’ll discover what your nose knows in our taste and smell labs. See how good a painter you are when you can only use your feet and experience a movie like never before, using all of your senses in our brand new 7-D theater.
2014 WINTER BREAK CAMPS
Incredible Inventions - 3 Day Camp
December 22 – December 24, 2014
Bring your thinking cap for this camp because you’re going to need it! This engineering camp will have you building some simple machines and cool contraptions that will shoot, throw, balance and even knit! You’ll make a chain reaction using craft sticks, work with circuit boards and even make your own motion picture!!
Mad Scientists - 5 Day Camp
December 29, 2014 to January 2, 2015
Camp Discovery is going mad this week: mixing, measuring and making a mess!! We’ll be growing and shrinking eggs, making a soap soufflé, floating fireworks in a glass and creating electric cornstarch. You’ll discover how to make your soda invisible and how to make your milk explode with color. We’re mad… I tell you…. MAD!!!