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Grades 3-4 Camps

Summer adventures for the budding scientist in your life

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Eco-Exploration

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Get your shoes dirty as we immerse ourselves in the ecosystems around us through invertebrate investigations, pond sampling, plant pressing, bird watching, and other environmental explorations. Build your science skills using field tools and guidebooks in order to track, observe, and identify local plants and animals.

Camp Dates

June 20-24
July 11-15
July 25-29
August 15-19

Star Stuff

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From space travel to black holes, investigate our place in the universe with the help of rockets and telescopes. Explore Earth, the cosmos, and beyond, discover the power behind invisible light, and learn how to safely view our Sun with a telescope. We will also explore the challenges of space travel, how to build rockets, how we might discover life on other planets, and the oddities of the universe.

Camp Dates

June 13-17
July 11-15
August 1-5
August 22-26

Chemistry OMg!

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Let’s get into the lab! Spend a week exploring the elements—like oxygen (O) and magnesium (Mg)—that make up our universe. Conduct hands-on experiments with acids and bases, explore different states of matter, use chemistry to create art, and finish the week with your own independent chemistry investigation.

Camp Dates

June 20-24
July 18-22
August 8-12

Geology Rocks

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Become an Earth scientist as we look for rocks everywhere around us. We’ll discover what makes rocks special, learn about fossils, experiment with erosion, and explore hidden treasures both on Earth and in outer space. Grab your magnifying lens and tools and get ready to start your own collection of rocks and minerals!

Camp Dates

June 27-July 1
July 25-29
August 8-12

Support generously provided by:

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Thank you to our 150th Anniversary Sponsors

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