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.
SCHOOL HOLIDAY ONE-DAY CAMP ADVENTURES
September 14, 2015
If messy is your middle name, then this is the camp for you! Learn about the states of matter through crazy chemical reactions. Make a masterpiece with exploding paint bags, mix up a batch of ooey-gooey slime, and create colorful eruptions.
Junior Zoo Keeper
September 23, 2015
Attention all animal lovers! Learn what it takes to care for the animals that call the Museum home. Meet some of our scaly friends and cheer on your favorite testudines’ in our exciting Turtle Races. Help our Life Sciences staff with food preparation to keep our animals healthy.
October 23, 2015
Be a mad scientist for a day! Perform gross and ghoulish experiments; learn about creepy crawlies and things that go bump in the night! Meet our very own “Mad Scientist” and watch some cra zy chemistry!
The Science of Sound
November 11, 2015
How can we tell the difference between a barking dog and a whistling tea kettle? Explore the extraordinary world of sounds and vibration – and how this natural phenomenon is used for communication and even navigation!
ONE-DAY CAMP ADVENTURES
Take a Dive!
November 25, 2015
Discover the world beneath the sea! We’ll investigate how ocean creatures have adapted to survive all depths of the ocean, and meet some of our resident salt-water friends. Learn about density with some salty experiments, and how we can help protect our ocean.
Microbes and Microscopes:
The Massive World of Small
November 27, 2015
Imagine that you woke up one morning and had shrunk in the night by 1,000 times. What would you see? Examine a world that is all around us that we can’t even see using microscopes and DNA extraction! We’ll get even SMALLEr and learn about how molecules work through nanoscience.
WINTER HOLIDAY BREAK CAMP ADVENTURES
Jedi Training Academy
Luke’s Lessons (4-Day Camp)
December 21- 24, 2015
Learn about real invisible forces like magnetism, gravity, centrifugal and centripetal forces to discovery if the “Force” is really with you. Tour the universe with the Museum’s new portable planetarium. Watch the new film Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Rated PG-13*.
Yoda Training (5-Day Camp)
December 28, 2015 – January 1, 2016
Design and build your own space craft. Complete a Jedi obstacle course. Experiment with lasers to discover their amazing properties. Make your own mini Star Wars film scene. Complete your Jedi training by building your own lightsaber. Watch the new film Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Rated PG-13*.
*An alternate activity will be provided to campers not seeing the film.