Spring into Science!
Download a copy of our Winter and Spring 2013 guide to check out all of our offerings, including five days of Spring Break Camps, a brand-new dissection series for families, science sleepovers, kid-only events and special programming for adults, homeschool families, Scouts and preschoolers. Click on any of the links below for details!
Spring Break Camps
Spring Classes for Kids
Family Science Workshops
Just for Homeschoolers
Late Night Family Fun
Just for Boy Scouts
Just for Girl Scouts
Did you know that we offer need-based scholarships for camp attendees? This allows us to provide fun and educational opportunities to underserved youth. For details, contact Brady Risner at 216-696-2359 and download an application here.
Spring Break Camps
Looking for something fun to do while school is out? Our popular day camps education and entertain kids of all ages during Spring Break! Click on the links below to find what you need.
About the Classes
Sneak Peek: Summer Camp Open House!
Week 1: - Just Added!
Monday, March 25: Good Vibrations
Tuesday, March 26: LEGO: Ultimate Builder
Wednesday, March 27: Journey into Space
Thursday, March 28: Candyology
Friday, March 29: Lost Egypt: Modern Science
Monday, April 1: Good Vibrations
Tuesday, April 2: LEGO: Ultimate Builder
Wednesday, April 3: Journey into Space
Thursday, April 4: Candyology
Friday, April 5: Lost Egypt: Modern Science
Students in grades K-8 may attend. Camps will be divided by age and camp content will be tailored to suit the campers’ grade levels. Camps may be combined due to low enrollment.
About the Camps
Snap, Buzz, Pop. Sound is everywhere! Examine our sound exhibits and learn how sound acts just like a slinky to produce noises, make your own musical instrument and discover how important those pinnae are on the side of your head! Enjoy the OMNIMAX movie, Fighter Pilot: Operation Red Flag.
LEGO: Ultimate Builder
Join us for a full day of LEGO! Campers in grades K-3 will practice their speed building and creative free building and will compete in a series of LEGO challenges. Campers in grades 4-8 will design, program and build a working robot that reacts to its surroundings using the latest in LEGO NXT technology. Watch the OMNIMAX movie, Sea Rex.
Journey into Space
Join us as we explore all things space in the first phase of our brand-new NASA Glenn Visitor Center galleries! Get hands-on with exhibits, explore the night sky in our planetarium, create star charts, eat astronaut ice cream, build and launch rockets and so much more! Be transported into the Milky Way as you lose yourself in the OMNIMAX movie, Hubble.
Explore the fascinating world of sweet treats! Make liquid nitrogen ice cream and discover how much energy is stored in a gummy bear through an explosive demonstration. Transform matter from one state to another, create chemical interactions and learn the importance of brushing teeth after eating sweets. The result? Delicious science experiments! Enjoy the OMNIMAX movie, Dolphins.
Lost Egypt: Modern Science
Learn about funerary rituals in Egypt, inspect actual linen wrappings and discover how modern technology is helping to un-wrap the mysteries of mummies! Try your hand at Egyptian hieroglyphs, experiment with mummification techniques and learn how modern technology brings life to an ancient time. Tour the new special exhibition, Lost Egypt: Ancient Secrets, Modern Science. Enjoy the OMNIMAX movie, Mummies: Secrets of the Pharaohs.
- $42 per day ($39 members).
- Additional Day Discount: At registration, sign up for more than one camp day and receive a $3 per day discount for each additional day.
- Sibling Discount: Sign up one child and each additional sibling receives a $3 discount per day.
- Camps meet from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm.
- Extended care is available from 7:30 am to 5:30 pm.
- Before care: $5
- After care: $10
- Campers may bring a brown bag lunch or pre-purchase lunch for $6.
- Refund Policy: A cancellation must be made 14 days before the registered camp date to receive a refund. A $10 administration fee will be withheld. No refunds will be given within 14 days of camp.
- Cancellation Policy: Great Lakes Science Center reserves the right to cancel any camp two weeks before it starts and will provide a full refund in case of insufficient enrollment.
Register online here for Spring Break Camps or call 216-621-2400!
Questions? Email us at CampsandClasses@glsc.org.
FREE! Summer Camp Open House
Saturday, March 30
Saturday, April 27
Sunday, May 5
11 am – 2 pm
Get an insider’s look of our summer camp program! Meet staff, tour our facilities, ask questions, enjoy snacks and sample camp activities including Dry Ice Bubbles, LEGO Robotics and more. Bring the entire family for a fun summer camp preview! Pre-register for this event and receive a free parking pass. Call 216-621-2400.