Download 2014 Summer Camp Flyer
Download 2014 Summer Camp
(Both the Flyer and Form in Adobe Reader format)
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.
All camps include an exciting IMAX® Film Adventure.
Note: Multiple Day Camps must be purchased for complete camp duration even if child unable to the full session. ___________________________________
$55 per child, $50 for MODS Members
Calling all science investigators!!! Planet Earth is under attack by invasive plants and animals and it’s your job to identify them! Play “Sneaky, Pesky Species”, make your own Lion Fish and create “Invasive Species Battleship.”
$200 for museum members, $225 for non-members
June 9-13, 2014
Be prepared to get elbow deep in GUTS! Curious campers will discover what makes a shark sink and how an oven works! Dissect everything from animals to appliances! Examine their "mechanical guts” and then use them to build your own robot!
Creepy Crawly Critters
June 16-20, 2014
Did you know that cockroaches are found on every continent, including Antarctica? Explore a bug’s life! Find out what makes a bug a bug. Get up-close-and-personal with some creepy crawly critters that will send chills up your spine! Start your own native Florida Butterfly garden, play “Bug Bingo,” and create delicious dishes from honey.
June 23-27, 2014
Fuse together the perfect ingredients to create flavorful molecular meals. Explore how acids and bases are used in the science of taste. Create paint from vegetables, cook alongside real chefs to create impressive dishes and play with your food! Plus take a field trip to Udder Sweets Chocolate and Ice Cream shop! It’s amazing to discover that science can be so tasty!
Runways to Launch Pads
June 30 – July 4, 2014
Test out your engineering skills with planes, rockets and other out-of-this-world inventions. Design a space station and create your very own set of wings. Soar into the exciting world of aviation and meet real pilots.
Ocean Animals: A to Z
July 7-11, 2104
Discover the ocean's animals from Anemones to Zooxanthellae. Learn how scientists are exploring the ocean, Earth’s last great frontier. Meet a marine biologist and others who protect our oceans. Visit some of the Museum’s resident sea creatures and play the “Hungry, Hungry Coral” game. Plus, create creatures to fill a reef community mural!
July 14-18, 2014
Examine some of science’s greatest innovators. Recreate some of Leonardo DaVinci’s greatest inventions. Create your own fossil and learn how to then classify organisms as Charles Darwin did on his research voyages. Find out what renowned primate researcher, Jane Goodall, discovered about Chimpanzees. Explore the world of genetics as Drs. Watson and Crick did by extracting DNA and creating cell cookies. Decode messages like Thomas Edison and light your own light bulb up with Play Dough!
Island of Adventures
July 21-25, 2014
Could you survive as a castaway on an island? Learn how to live off the land. Look up into our planetarium and learn how to navigate the night sky as early explorers once did. Dive into island cultures with a native Pacific Islander, learn about island formation, create your own volcano and whip up mouthwatering tropical dishes! Plus watch the IMAX film Island of Lemurs: Madagascar 3D.
Super Heroes, Princesses & Wizards….Oh My!
July 28 – August 1, 2014
Discover the science behind your favorite heroes and heroines. Examine how X-Ray vision, invincibility, super strength, spells, magic wands and flexibility might work. Make your own super suits, magic potions, and design your own kingdom. Who knew science could be so powerful!
Florida Pirate Expedition
August 4-8, 2014
Did you know that Florida’s coastlines were once home to pirates? Create your very own maps and learn to navigate the seven seas. Examine gems, gold and other treasure and build a pirate ship to transport your goods. Shiver me timbers, this camp is guaranteed to be a whale of a time!
Ooey Gooey Science
August 11-15, 2014
Are you ready to get messy? We are! Experiment with foam, slime, goop and other gross concoctions. Paint with pudding, have a bubble and suds party, and go to battle in a paint war in the backyard! Will you be able to guess what’s in the Touch Boxes and be brave enough to tour our Goose Bumps! Exhibit?
Ocean Explorers Summer Camp
Grades 7 & 8 only
June 23 – 27, 2014; or
July 21 – 25, 2014; or
August 11 – 15, 2014
Campers will spend two days at the Museum and three days at FAU’s SeaTech in Dania Beach exploring coastal marine and coral reef ecosystems.
They will conduct estuary and barrier island field work and tour FAU’s ocean engineering and electronics labs, submarine, and flow tunnel.
Plus, learn about sea turtles, marine science careers, and design, build, and race a solar-powered boat. Fee: $300. Includes all workshop materials. Space is limited.
LINK to Informational Flyer
Download 2014 Ocean Explorers
Camp Registration Form
To register either type of camp:
Call 954.713.0930; or
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