Location: All Kanawha County Summer Camps will be at the University of Charleston.
Ages: Grades listed include the grade the student will be during the 2024-2025 school year.
Camps are supported through a collaborative network including: West Virginia Science Adventures, National Youth Science Foundation, and the Division of Science, Technology, and Research, WV Higher Education Policy Commission.
Camp costs: All camps at this location are all full day (9:00-4:00) Monday-Friday camps with snacks and lunch provided. These camps are possible due to generous support from the National Youth Science Foundation so there is no tuition for these. If you get into one of these camps we will email you and ask for a $25 registration fee due within 2 weeks of the email to hold your child’s seat. If you qualify for a full scholarship (see scholarship tab) your registration fee will be refunded on the last day of the camp if your child attended the entire camp.
During registration for these camps please rank your children’s camp picks if they are interested in more than one (we will try to give top pick, but these are first come/first served so this may not always be possible). Typically we give two full scholarships per child and if there are remaining seats after our May 16th deadline we may award additional camps.
Registration: Coming Soon!
Camp Registration Opens March!
June 10th – 14th
Builders and Innovators
Calling all aspiring engineers! Join us for an action-packed week at our engineering summer camp. Delve into the dynamic world of engineering as you explore a wide range of fields, from civil and mechanical to electrical and biomedical. Through hands-on projects and engaging workshops, you’ll discover the fundamental principles behind each discipline and gain valuable insights into real-world applications. Whether you’re designing bridges, programming robots, or solving environmental challenges, this camp offers an immersive experience that will ignite your passion for innovation. Get ready to collaborate, problem-solve, and unleash your creativity in an environment where the possibilities are endless. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to dive deep into the exciting realm of engineering
No Charleston Camps June 17th- 21st
June 24th – 28th
No Charleston Camps July 1st – 8th
July 15th – 19th
July 22nd – 26th
The Microbiological Zoo: Bacteria In and Around Us
July 30th – August 1st
4th – 9th grade
fascinating about Earth’s most precious resource.. From close-up looks at aquatic bugs and fish you may have never seen before, to how we keep our water clean for all life, this camp has it
covered. We’ll introduce you to mysterious wetlands and the plants and creatures who live there and use our imaginations in hands-on activities and models. Lead educators will be WVDEP
staff including Tomi Bergstrom, ,WV Project WET coordinator; Tom Aluise, Youth Environmental Program coordinator at the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection.