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2020 Summer Science Blast & Itty Bitty Scientist Camps are back!

 

    Our 1st – 5th grade Summer Science Blast Day Camps or Pk-K Itty Bitty Scientist Camps are just what you need to ensure a fun, safe and educational experience for your children this summer.

 

     Camps are themed and planned to accommodate specific rising grade groups, as follows: Preschool-K, 1st-3rd graders and 4th-5th graders. Each camper must be entering the corresponding grade group in the 2020-21 school year. Themes vary week to week and all camps are led by certified teachers!

 

    Space is limited due to COVID-19 precautions, so Register Now!

 

2020 Summer Science Blast and Itty Bitty Scientist Camp Themes

 

 

June 22-26, 2020

Your young scientist will explore their inner mad scientist this week! From making crazy concoctions, observing chemical reactions, and painting with milk campers are sure to enjoy their dive into the fascinating world of chemistry.

Join us this week as we explore different forms of crazy chemistry! From creating bubbling concoctions to crazy reactions this week is sure to have your child embracing their inner Mad Scientist!

 

July 6-10, 2020

Do you have an aspiring artist? Then this camp is for them! Campers will explore all of the colors of the rainbow through fun experiments and take-home art projects.

Is your child fascinated with all things space? Join us this week as campers discover their inner astronaut. From learning about the science behind rockets to making their own marbled planets, campers will love their flight into the sky!

If creepy-crawlers fascinate your child then you don’t want to miss out on this camp! Through a variety of hands-on activities, campers will explore the fascinating world of bugs. From learning about insect body parts to making their own bug jars, campers are sure to enjoy this camp studying all things creepy-crawly!

 

July 13-17, 2020

Jaguars and monkeys and snakes, oh my! Join us for a Jungle Adventure as we use hands-on activities to learn about the rainforest and all of the creatures within it!

If creepy-crawlers fascinate your child, then you don’t want to miss out on this camp! Through a variety of hands-on activities, campers will explore the fascinating world of bugs. From learning about insect body parts to making their own bug jars, campers are sure to enjoy this camp studying all things creepy-crawly!

Calling all animal lovers! Here is your chance to enjoy up close encounters with animals that slither, bark, snort, and fly! Join us as we spend our days immersed in everything animal. Campers will even make their own personalized photo album so they can cherish these memories for years to come!

 

July 20-24, 2020

Calling all bug lovers! Your child will get to use hands-on activities to explore their curiosity of all things creepy-crawly this week!

This camp will guide campers through beginner projects, introducing new concepts and skills using a variety of different robotic platforms. This fun, action-packed week combines real-life skills with real-kid fun!

Is your child fascinated with all things space? Join us this week as campers discover their inner astronaut. From learning about the science behind rockets to making their own marbled planets, campers will love their flight into the sky!

 

July 27-31, 2020

It’s all about the sun, sand, and surf in this week’s camp. Campers will explore the wonders of the beach and the sea and take home their own sea scene stained glass artwork.

Calling all animal lovers! Here is your chance to enjoy up close encounters with animals that slither, bark, snort, and fly! Join us as we spend our days immersed in everything animal. Campers will even make their own personalized photo album so they can cherish these memories for years to come!

This camp will guide campers more intermediate, advanced and complicated projects.  Campers will test their capabilities by moving an object with a robotic claw, building a robot that draws, or a creating a mouse trap.  Our endless list of builds is sure to provide the complete fundamental components of robotics at best!

Cost:

Itty Bitty Scientist Camps (Pk-K)

Weeks of June 22 through July 31, 2020*
Week Long, Half-Day Camp Morning Sessions only; 9 – 12 p.m.

Members $120; Non-Members $135

Summer Science Blast Camps (1st-5th)

Weeks of June 22 through July 31, 2020*
Week Long, Half-Day Camp Morning or Afternoon Sessions; 9 – 12 p.m. or 1 – 4 p.m.

Members $150; Non-Members $170

*There will be no Summer Science Blast Day Camps during the week of June 29 – July 3.

Week Long, Full-Day (AM & PM Session), Camp Combo** – Campers booking both a morning and afternoon session during the same week may do so at the following reduced rates:

Members $280; Non-Members $320

**To receive the reduced Full-Day, Camp Combo rate, there are two options:

  1. You may first register for both the camps for the week of interest. Then provide your confirmation of registration to the Visitor Services counter on the first day of camp to receive the credit due.
  2. Or, you may call 318-424-3466 to register over the phone so that we may provide the discount at the time of purchase.

Need financial assistance for camp costs? See if you qualify for a 2020 Summer Camp Scholarship!

 

Additional Camp Information

  • Itty Bitty campers must be 3-5 years old as of June 1, 2020 and potty-trained.
  • Summer Science Blast Camps (1st-5th grade) – campers must be entering the corresponding camp grade group in the 2020-21 school year.
  • Week Long, Half-Day Camp AM Sessions are from 9 – 12 p.m. and PM Sessions are from 1 – 4 p.m.
  • Drop-Off/Pick-Up Times: 
    • AM camp session Drop-off is 8:45 – 9 a.m. and pick-up is 12 – 12:15 p.m.
    • PM camp session Drop-off is 12:45 – 1 p.m. and pick-up is 4 – 4:15 p.m.
    • Full-Day camp session Drop-off is 8:45 – 9 a.m. and pick-up is 4 – 4:15 p.m.
    • Full details including late fees can be found on our Drop-off/Pick-Up Info Sheet.
  • Campers attending both the AM and PM camp sessions must provide their own lunches.
  • Camps include materials and supplies for that session and snacks.
  • Download mandatory Camp Forms for each camper here: Medical & Photo Release Form 
  • COVID-19 questions or concerns can be directed to our camp director at Camps@sciport.org or download our Keeping our Campers Safe information sheet.
  • Cancellation Policy*: 
    • 15 days or more before camp: You will receive a full refund minus a $25 registration fee.
    • Between 8-14 days before camp: You will receive a 50% refund minus a $25 registration fee.
    • 7 or less days before camp: No refund will be available.

*If your child is sick for 3 or more days, we will do our best to reschedule their camp experience for another summer camp.