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The Children’s Science Center Lab is excited to invite kids to enjoy their summer break with one-of-a-kind STEM-focused fun! The Lab’s Camps offer kids an opportunity to explore STEM concepts in a fun, exciting way. Their experienced team of STEM Educators works with small groups of campers to create, design, tinker, and more.

With a new theme weekly, summer will be packed with discovery, leaving campers with an even greater love of science! Choose from week-long and single-day camps:


Engineering Expedition Camp
June 17-21, 2024 & July 22-26, 2024 • Rising Grades 1-5
Calling all junior engineers — get ready for a week of blueprinting, prototyping, and building while you dive into the wide world of engineering, past, present, and future.

Uncharted Universe Camp
June 24-28, 2024 & July 29-Aug 2, 2024 • Rising Grades 1-5
To space and beyond! Campers will journey to the edges of the universe to explore black holes, exoplanets, and even unexplored parts of our planet.

Riveting Robotics Camp
July 8-12, 2024 & Aug 5-9. 2024 • Rising Grades 1-5
Robots are an important part of STEM and the world around us! Campers will spend a week building, programming, and interacting with robots of all sorts at Riveting Robotics Camp.

Curiosity Quest Camp
July 15-19, 2024 & Aug 12-16, 2024 • Rising Grades 1-5
Can plants grow upside-down? Does using hand sanitizer clean your hands as well as washing them? With the help of the scientific method, find answers to these questions and more at Curiosity Quest Camp!


It’s Elemental! Camp
July 1, 2024 • Rising Grades 1-5
Earth is a vast and miraculous planet, but what is it made of? Campers will try to answer this question through scientific exploration! Register and learn more.

Sleuth It! Camp
July 2, 2024 • Rising Grades 1-5
Forensics is more than just what you see on TV. This mysterious field is full of scientific research, experimentation, and investigation. Register and learn more.

Dig It! Camp
July 3, 2024 • Rising Grades 1-5
Dirt, fossils, and rocks, oh my! Become a geologist for a day and learn the history of the Earth through hints left in its crust. Register and learn more.

It’s Electric Camp
July 5, 2024 • Rising Grades 1-5
From keeping food at the right temperature to powering TVs, electricity is an important part of life! Campers will explore energy and how it powers our lives. Register and learn more.


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