Looking for something fun to do over Winter Break?
Join us for our Winter Break Camps 2013 – 2014! Our Winter Break Camps educate and entertain with day-long sessions for kids in grades K – 8.
Register online here!
Winter Break Camps 2013 – 2014
About the Classes
Week I / December 23 and December 26 – 27
Monday, December 23: Marvelous Mistakes
Thursday, December 26: Maker Camp
Friday, December 27: LEGO: Ultimate Builder
Week II / December 30 – January 3:
Monday, December 30: Wanna Bet?
Tuesday, December 31: Astronomy Rocks!
Wednesday, January 1: Monarchs and Milkweed
Thursday, January 2: LEGO: Ultimate Builder
Friday, January 3: Experimenting with Elements
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. In the instance of low enrollment, groups may be combined and the camp content may be tailored appropriately.
ABOUT THE CAMPS
Mistakes can be good! Spend the day learning about some of the strangest mistakes in science and engineering. Learn why some of the mistakes were true catastrophes and how other mistakes resulted in new inventions! Watch the OMNIMAX film, Hurricane of the Bayou.
Take on the role of an inventor as you enjoy a day full of contraptions, challenges, and creativity where the only limit is your imagination. From conception to completion, learn how to take ordinary items and transform them into extraordinary inventions. Watch the OMNIMAX film, Jane Goodall’s Wild Chimpanzees.
LEGO: Ultimate Builder
Join us for a full day of LEGO! Campers in grades K-3 will practice their speed building, creative free building, and work on a group project. Campers in grades 4-8 will design, program and build a robot while using sensors to make it react to its surroundings using LEGO NXT technology. Watch the OMNIMAX film, Africa: The Serengeti.
With the help of secrets about the human body, matter, and energy, you can perform superhero acts you didn't know were possible. Are you sure you can taste the difference between an apple, onion, and potato? Wanna bet that you can tie a knot in a bone? With science as your secret weapon, make fun out of impossible situations: you can bet on it! Watch the OMNIMAX film, Mysteries of the Nile.
From glowing constellations and black holes, to red giants, white dwarfs, and so much more, learn to
identify constellations, construct a star map, and take a guided tour through the night sky in our STARLAB planetarium. Learn the steps to become a master astronomer and explore our brand-new NASA Glenn Visitor Center! Watch the OMNIMAX film, Hidden Universe.
Monarchs and Milkweed
Butterflies are so much more than just insects! Spend the day examining fascinating examples of these elegant symbols of good fortune through lifecycles, flight, and much more. Explore the butterfly life cycle and take home your own butterfly sample! Watch the OMNIMAX film, Flight of the Butterflies.
Experimenting with Elements
From molecular basics to periodic extremes, this will be a camp to remember! Learn about chemical
formulas, test different reactions, and discover the explosive world of chemistry! You’ll turn everyday
household items into something spectacular! Watch the OMNIMAX film, Ring of Fire.
- $45 per day ($40 for members)
- Additional Day Discount: At registration, sign up for more than one camp a 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 per day
- After care: $10 per day
- Campers may bring a brown bag lunch or pre-purchase lunch for $6.
Questions? Email us at CampsandClasses@glsc.org!