- Small Things Made Big, July 6th, 9am-12pm, $35
Using easy to acquire objects, we take a look at the micro-scale and see if we can identify the objects. Count the hairs on a flea, see the mouth parts of a horsefly, get up close and personal with an orange peel. We go on a scavenger hunt to try to be the first to locate our micro-treasures.
- Where the Germs Are, July 7th, 9am-12pm, $35, *LIMIT 10*
Learn microbiology techniques and then find out where and who has the most germs and where they are located. Does hand washing make a difference? Does antimicrobial soap help? What about hand sanitizers?
- Achy Breaky Heart, July 8th, 9am-12pm, $35
It’s time to play. We dissect hearts and learn how our hearts adapt to physical activity and why they need to stay healthy. Run the circulatory maze and see if you can figure out how we get blood through the body and back again.
- How Are you Different from an Elephant?, July 10th, 9am-12pm , $35
Learn about your own body by comparing it to an elephant’s. How many of you does an elephant weigh? Run the length of an elephant’s digestive system and more.
PHYSICS / ENGINEERING
- Airplane Design and Play, July 17th, 9am-12pm, $35
Learn about aerodynamics and how to use your imagination to make the best plane you can. Using materials on hand, make changes to your plane’s performance. Use our launch pad and practice for the final race!
- Exploring Water, July 13th, 9am-12pm, $35
The amazing properties of water are revealed through hands-on demonstrations which show why this unique liquid is critical for life.
- Creepy Crawlers in Creeks, July 15th 9am-12pm, $35
The aquatic food web is explored, focusing on the special characteristics of bugs that adapt themselves to their unique lifestyles.
- Mixing Magic of Chemistry, July 9th, 9am-12pm, $35
How does the elephant brush his teeth? With chemistry, almost anything is possible. Let’s have some fun and mix up some excitement. Learn basic concepts of chemistry and have fun doing it.
*Parent(s) are asked to participate to allow young campers to experience an advanced lab environment while using equipment under one-on-one supervision. For questions about camp dates or anything please contact us at SummerScienceAdventures@gmail.com.
Camps are also available for grades 3-12. Teachers are invited to observe. Please RSVP.
Multiple child discount of 15%. Most camps have a maximum attendance of 20.
Snacks will be provided. Multiple camp discount 20% every camp after first.
Camps are taught by professors, graduate students or local professionals with a low camper to instructor ratio.
Scholarships are available.