GREAT LAKES SCIENCE CENTER HOSTS WEEK-LONG SUMMER CAMPS THAT SPARK SCIENTIFIC DISCOVERY IN YOUNG MINDS
May 2nd, 2012
CLEVELAND (May 2, 2012) – Robots, myths, slime, pirates, space exploration and dissections are just a few of the 40 camp themes offered by Great Lakes Science Center this summer season.
“Our camps are fun, cool, messy and experimental – the only limit is the campers’ imagination,” said Whitney Owens, vice president of education at Great Lakes Science Center. “And this year, we’ve added 25 brand-new camp themes, all of which are facilitated by certified teachers or science professionals, to provide kids with a top-notch learning experience while they’re on summer break.”
From June 11 to August 17, Great Lakes Science Center offers kids in grades K – 8 camp themes such as Wizard Science, LEGO NXT: Space Discovery, Amusement Park Science, Dissection Discovery, Crazy Chemistry and more.
Preschoolers (ages 3 – 5, not enrolled in kindergarten) can enjoy half-day camps such as Pirate Adventure, Seuss on the Loose, Awesome Astronauts and six other camps.
Our High School Summer Science Institute offers students in grades 9 – 12 the opportunity to explore biomedical technology, aerospace technology, robotics, marine biology and more.
Cost varies per camp and discounts are available for members. Register by calling 216-621-2400 (Monday – Friday, 9 am – 5:30 pm).
For complete class descriptions, weekly schedules and registration details, visit: http://www.greatscience.com/summercamps2012.php
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About Great Lakes Science Center
Great Lakes Science Center is one of the nation’s leading science and technology centers and home to Northeast Ohio’s NASA Glenn Visitor Center. Its mission is to engage visitors through fun, interactive experiences to stimulate curiosity about and encourage understanding of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. It features hundreds of hands-on exhibits, themed traveling exhibits, daily demonstrations, the awe-inspiring OMNIMAX® Theater and the Steamship William G. Mather. The Science Center is open daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Discounted parking is available for guests in the attached 500-car garage. Great Lakes Science Center is generously funded by the citizens of Cuyahoga County through Cuyahoga Arts and Culture. For more information, contact the Science Center at 216-694-2000 or visit www.GreatScience.com.
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