Curiosity Zone of Ashburn (Ashburn, VA) | Summer Camp

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◊ Visit: 43135 Broadlands Center Plz., Ste. 123, Ashburn, VA 20148
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Curious kids are invited to enjoy a summer filled with wonder, exploration, and discovery at Curiosity Zone of Ashburn (CZ)!

At Curiosity Zone of Ashburn’s summer camps, children will enjoy hands-on opportunities that will keep your 4- to 10-year-old engaged and excited! With themes like Animal Hospital, Slime Laboratories, Crazy Concoctions, and more, kids will be begging to return, not just for camps, but for CZ’s classes and special events, too! Learn more.

Children, ages 4-10, enjoy weekly half-day camps (9 am-12 pm or 1-4 pm), and children, ages 6-10, enjoy weekly full-day camps (9 am-4 pm); before and aftercare is available for all camps.

2019 camps include:

Animal Hospital Camp (Ages 4-10)
Multiple dates, see below
Want to be a veterinarian someday? Visit the Curiosity Zone of Ashburn animal hospital to learn what veterinarians do, the tools and instruments they use, and the kinds of animals they take care of. View x-rays, take apart body models, and view slides under a microscope. Learn how to tell whether an animal is sick, and what to do if you find an injured animal. Kids will even get visits from real animals! This special camp ends with graduation as an animal caregiver! Camp dates include:

June 10-14, 2019
July 15-19, 2019
Aug 19-21, 2019

Pirates & The Sunken Treasure (Ages 4-10)
Multiple dates, see below
Ahoy Mateys! Join Pirate Rusty Buckle and his crew of wave-seeking pirates as they uncover the mystery of the sunken treasure. Campers will explore properties of waves while engaging in exciting hands-on STEM activities that will explore scientific topics such as echolocation, sonar, fiber optics, tsunamis, and so much more!! Campers will make their own instruments, turn Slinkys into sonar, build seismographs, use “sonar” to search for treasure, send messages with codes, learn to create hidden and invisible messages, and more! Camp dates include:

June 17-21, 2019
July 22-26, 2019

Slime Laboratories (Ages 4-10)
Multiple dates, see below
Join the scientists at Slime Laboratories as a slime product tester! This special week of camp will explore the amazing properties of slime. Campers will investigate polymers, viscosity, Newtonian fluids, properties of fluorescence, magnetism, and insulation. See Slime Laboratories’ job posting below…

Help Wanted! Slime Laboratories is looking to hire young scientists to test new slime products. We need young, curious children to test crazy, sticky, foamy, sparkly, slimy, smelly, glowing, fluorescing, bumpy, weird, and otherwise unidentifiable slimes. Qualifications: You must be willing to make lots of new kinds of slime and subject those slimes to quality testing at our lab. No experience necessary to apply. Camp dates include:

June 24-28, 2019
July 29-Aug 2, 2019

Crazy Concoctions (Ages 4-10)
Multiple dates, see below
Have you ever dreamed of being a chemist? Do you enjoy making wild and wacky concoctions? Crazy Concoctions Camp is just the place to begin your adventure into the world of chemical reactions. Young scientists will make pretend potions, amazing bubble juice, density towers, foamy fountains, frothy explosions, and lava. Camp dates include:

July 1-3, 2019
Aug 5-9, 2019

Through hands-on investigation, campers will explore pH, chemical and physical changes, density, precipitates, ectothermic reactions, acid-base reactions, and so much more!

Magic Camp (Ages 4-10)
Multiple dates, see below
One of CZ’s best-selling camps is back this summer. Kids learn the secret tricks of real-life magicians. By the end of the week, they’ll be able to make a wand float, read minds, make amazing predictions, create incredible optical illusions, and perform dozens of amazing card, rope, and cup tricks. Of course, there is science to be discovered in every trick, and along the way, kids will explore chemistry, optics, physics, engineering, life sciences, and more. Camp dates include:

July 8-12, 2019
Aug 12-16, 2019

Location(s): 43135 Broadlands Center Plz., Ste. 123, Ashburn, VA 20148 (Loudoun County)
Campers: 4- to 10-years-old
Duration: Half- & full-day
Before & Aftercare: Both available
Sibling Discount: Yes, ask (10%)
Multi-Camp Discount: Yes, ask
Potty-Trained: Required

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