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Club SciKidz

 

Science and technology connect at Club SciKidz where girls and boys dive into the world of real-life science through a variety of exciting, age-appropriate, inquiry-based camps. Club SciKidz offers many camps across ages ranging from 5 to 15; all camps are coed. Campers must pack a lunch each day.

Offerings are listed below by age and alphabetical order. After reviewing the offerings, click on the REGISTER button at the bottom of the page to sign up!

 

 

 

CODING WITH ROBLOX: beginner   NEW!

Campers will dive into the basics of Lua coding with the wildly popular game of Roblox. They will be modifying and creating their own Roblox game using Roblox Studio!

Dates: July 16-20 (Full Day)
Ages: 9-13, coed
Time: 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Fee: $325
 

COSMOS

Join us as we race across the Milky Way with twenty astronomy projects! Projects include: Air Burst Rockets, building a telescope and constructing and using a star finder!

Dates: June 18-22 (Full Day)
Ages: 6-9, coed
Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Fee: $325

Dates: July 23-27 (Full Day)
Ages: 6-8, coed
Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Fee: $325

 

CSI

Each camper will become a Crime Scene Investigator for the week as they collect field evidence and participate in a mock crime scene investigation. They will analyze evidence by analyzing fingerprints, powder residue and entomology.

Dates: July 16-20 (Full Day)
Ages: 9-13, coed
Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Fee: $325

 

DASH AND DOT PROGRAMMING   NEW!

Campers will code a robot that is smart enough to respond to voices and sounds and can sing and dance! This camp will foster critical thinking skills and beginning programming skills.

Dates: August 6-10 (Full Day)
Ages: 6-9, coed
Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Fee: $325

 

DEEP SPACE ROBOTICS

Camp Deep Space takes campers to the edge of the universe on a mission to make a distant planet habitable for humans. They use Lego Mindstorms NXT to make space rovers and build and launch two model rockets!

Dates: June 25-29 (F)
Ages: 9-13, coed
Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Fee: $375

 

ECO EXPLORER

Learn about different flora and fauna that live in garden habitats. Experiments include: building a water filtration system, making a bird call and making your very own paper!

Dates: August 13-17 (Full Day)
Ages: 6-9, coed
Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Fee: $325

 

EMERGENCY MEDICINE

Calling all future doctors! Learn about important life-saving techniques including CPR and first aid. Some other projects include: using medical instruments, triage and diagnoses, and learning about the amazing human body.

Dates: July 23-27 (Full Day)
Ages: 9-13, coed
Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Fee: $325

 

EMERGENCY VET

This camp is a camper’s ticket to the world of veterinary medicine. They will learn about animal behavior, learn clinical procedures and basic animal care.

Dates: August 6-10 (Full Day)
Ages: 9-13, coed
Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Fee: $325

 

EMERGENCY VET: ADVANCED

This camp takes the prospective vet school candidate to the next level. Activities include suturing, learning to use a hypodermic needle, dog CPR and dissection of a rat!

Dates: August 13-17 (Full Day)
Ages: 10-15, coed
Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Fee: $375

 

GROSSOLOGY

Campers will discover loads of gross and fantastic experiments focusing on bones, blood and body bits. Projects include: Owl Pellets, simulated snot, eyeball acrobatics and Bird Barf!

Dates: June 18-22 (Full Day)
Ages: 6-9, coed
Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Fee: $325

Dates: July 30 - August 3 (Full Day)
Ages: 6-9, coed
Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Fee: $325

 

INTRO TO CODING

Campers will learn the basics of Scratch programming! Projects include building the intensely popular game Pong and different multimedia programs. Campers will also learn how to program their Sprites to sing and dance.

Dates: June 25-29 (Full Day)
Ages: 9-13, coed
Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Fee: $325

 

JR. CHEMIST

Campers will love examining and digging into the results of crazy chemical concoctions. Projects include: Blob Explosions, Funny Putty and making your own chewing gum!

Dates: August 13-17 (Full Day)
Ages: 5-6, coed
Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Fee: $325

 

JR. METEOROLOGIST

Campers will become meteorologists for the week and discover why the weather changes! Projects include: build your own weather station, create a terrarium and design your own tornados! 

Dates: June 25-29 (Full Day)
Ages: 6-9, coed
Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Fee: $325

Dates: July 30 - August 3 (Full Day)
Ages: 6-9, coed
Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Fee: $325

 

JR. ROBOT CREATOR

Young creators will build Lego models, attach sensors and motors that are plugged into a computer, and configure behaviors using a simple programming tool. Projects to include: A Catapult, Ferris Wheel and a racecar! 

Dates: July 23-27 (Full Day)
Ages: 6-9, coed
Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Fee: $325

 

JR. RPG GAME DESIGN

This camp shows campers how to create their very own epic role-playing game where they will battle fierce monsters prowling in a dungeon! 

Dates: July 9-13 (Full Day)
Ages: 6-9, coed
Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Fee: $325

 

JURASSIC

Campers will learn about a variety of dinosaurs and their habitats as well as rocks, minerals and fossils. Projects include: dinosaur model, panning for gems and minerals and building a volcano! 

Dates: July 9-13 (Full Day)
Ages: 5-6, coed
Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Fee: $325

 

LIL ENGINEER

Campers will be immersed into our Toymakers workshop as they construct and build their own toy projects. Projects include: pocket rockets, sponge-ball slingshot, marshmallow shooter and a Snap Circuit Board!

Dates: June 18-22 (Full Day)
Ages: 5-6, coed
Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Fee: $325

Dates: July 30 - August 3 (Full Day)
Ages: 5-6, coed
Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Fee: $325

 

LIL SCIENTIST

This unique camp will offer an incredible collection of projects and experiments that will amuse and amaze all little scientists! Projects include: rocketry, marshmallow catapults and growing radish heads!

Dates: July 23-27 (Full Day)
Ages: 5-6, coed
Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Fee: $325

 

LIL SPACE EXPLORER

Young astronauts will explore their interests in the cosmos Milky Way, moon and stars. Projects include: moon sand, participating in an astronaut obstacle course and Fizzy Planets! 

Dates: June 25-29 (Full Day)
Ages: 5-6, coed
Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Fee: $325

Dates: August 6-10 (Full Day)
Ages: 5-6, coed
Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Fee: $325

 

LITTLE ROBOT MECHANIC

Campers will learn about the six simple machines and how they are incorporated into more complex machines. Projects include: KNEX Simple Machines and their own radio controlled RC Rover. 

Dates: June 25-29 (Full Day)
Ages: 6-9, coed
Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Fee: $325

Dates: July 30 - August 3 (Full Day)
Ages: 6-9, coed
Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Fee: $325

 

MINECRAFT GAME DESIGN

In this camp, campers will learn the basics of Minecraft and working as a team as they take on real world jobs of programmer, game designer, artist and architect.

Dates: August 13-17 (Full Day)
Ages: 6-9, coed
Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Fee: $325

 

PALEO

This camp offers an exciting introduction into the basics of paleontology. Experiments include: racking open a geode, miniature dinosaur dig and building a T-Rex model!

Dates: July 9-13 (Full Day)
Ages: 6-9 coed
Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Fee: $325

Dates: August 6-10 (Full Day)
Ages: 6-9, coed
Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Fee: $325

 

RPG GAME DESIGN

Make your roleplaying games come to life! Campers will learn what RPG is, the history of RPG, all of the basics, including characters, and aspects of the game. Campers will be able to take their game home at the end of the week!

Dates: June 18-22 (Full Day)
Ages: 9-13, coed
Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Fee: $325

Dates: July 30 - August 3 (Full Day)
Ages: 9-13, coed
Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Fee: $325

 

SEA ADVENTURES

Campers will explore the crystal blue oceans studying the structure of the oceans, marine life and environmental issues. Campers will create an ocean zone discovery model, try their hand at knot tying and create a shark tooth necklace.

Dates: July 16-20 (Full Day)
Ages: 6-9, coed
Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Fee: $325

Dates: August 13-17 (Full Day)
Ages: 6-9, coed
Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Fee: $325

 

SPACE ENGINEER

This camp is a combination of building and launching two model rockets and using Legos to design and build structures and space vehicles. 

Dates: July 16-20 (Full Day)
Ages: 6-9, coed
Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Fee: $325

 

SPECIAL EFFECTS

Campers learn the science behind Hollywood’s special effects and have the opportunity to make their own stop motion movie. Campers will create their own realistic fake blood and special effects makeup techniques used by the professionals! 

Dates: July 9-13 (Full Day)
Ages: 9-13, coed
Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Fee: $375

Dates: August 13-17 (Full Day)
Ages: 9-13, coed
Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Fee: $375

 

STOP MOTION EXPLOSION

In this camp young filmmakers will learn the science of film and animation. They will create their very own stop motion movies using a variety of materials and software.

Dates: July 16-20 (Full Day)
Ages: 6-9, coed
Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Fee: $325

Dates: August 6-10 (Full Day)
Ages: 6-9, coed
Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Fee: $325

 

TECH MACHINES

Campers will be introduced to science and design technology concepts using Legos, Early Simple Machines and Tech Machines sets. Projects include: building a model Lego city, seesaws, spinning tops and vehicles. 

Dates: July 16-20 (Full Day)
Ages: 5-6, coed
Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Fee: $325

 

3D CREATOR

Campers will be using 3Doodler pens to create amazing 3D structures. They will be able to create eyeglasses and the Eiffel Tower while learning about the concepts of architecture and engineering using a 3D printing pen! 

Dates: July 9-13 (Full Day)
Ages: 9-13, coed
Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Fee: $375

 

VIDEO GAME MAKER

Campers will be using the software ClickTeam Fusion 2.5 to create two-dimensional video games. Games include ChocoBrea and Space Shooter and campers earn how to create maze and platform games. At the end of the week, campers will be able take home their very own playable video game!

Dates: August 6-10 (Full Day)
Ages: 9-13, coed
Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Fee: $325
 

YOUNG PHYSICIAN

Make no bones about it! This camp is for the aspiring young physician. Campers will build their own lung model, test for germs and build a spinal column among many more!

Dates: June 25-29 (Full Day)
Ages: 6-9, coed
Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Fee: $325

Dates: July 23-27 (Full Day)
Ages: 6-9, coed
Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Fee: $325

 

YOUNG SCIENTIST

Campers will participate in a wide variety of engaging and hands on experiments to foster the young scientist within them! Projects include: grow beasts, wacky window paint and diving submarines!

Dates: July 9-13 (Full Day)
Ages: 6-9, coed
Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Fee: $325

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