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School’s Out Holiday Camps


SCHOOL’S OUT HOLIDAY CAMP

Our Camp Discovery offers a School’s Out Holiday Camp program.  We have one-day camps on school holidays and five-day camps during the winter and spring breaks. Camp Discovery is designed to give children entire days filled with exploration and hands-on learning. Camp hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Before and after care is available.  Camp fees include all workshop materials and chaperoned exhibit exploration. Plus all camps include an exciting IMAX film adventure!  Children should bring two snacks, lunch and a drink. The Museum also offer a box lunch program for campers.

Fees and General Information

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Registration

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2019 Camp Schedule

January 21, 2019

ANIMATION 101

Today, become a video game designer by creating your own virtual story and digitally bringing your game to life! Prepare for a full day of video game design while we learn the basics of computer graphics, writing storyboards, and game coding!


February 18, 2019

MUSEUM EXPLORERS

Join us for a sugary sweet candy coated celebration! Learn what gives pop rocks their pop and soda its fizz. Create color scientific artwork using acids and bases. Learn how a human heart works and much more!


March 22, 2019 

IT’S IN YOUR GENES

Did you know that every person in the word has a unique set of genes that makes them look different than others? Campers will learn about what makes each person unique. Discover how to extract DNA from a strawberry, create an edible DNA model, and learn how to discover unique genetic traits!


March 25-29, 2019

MASTERS OF DISASTER 

Let’s wreak havoc this week, as we become masters of disaster. Explore what it takes to engineer buildings that can withstand natural disasters, such as hurricanes, earthquakes, and tornadoes. Learn how emergency response teams navigate rough terrain to save lives.


April 19, 2019

SKIN AND BONES 

Bodies and living animals do some amazing things to stay healthy. Meet animals that shed their skin or even their skeleton to grow and stay clean. See the skulls and skeletons of different animals to discover how bone structure can help with survival. Play the bone game and see your own cells under a microscope.