Discovery Place Kids
Ever wonder how to make your child's summer out of this world?
REGISTRATION FOR 2019 SUMMER CAMPS BEGINS JANUARY 24 FOR MEMBERS AND JANUARY 31 FOR NON-MEMBERS.
When school is out, education and adventure are in at Discovery Place Science! Investigate, innovate and create with full-day Summer Camps for Pre K - Grade 8. Our Camps are led by professional educators and offer a variety of themes to get kids fired up about science, technology, engineering and art.
Camps run 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (Pre K Camps run from 9:00 a.m. - noon or 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. as indicated) with specific activities geared toward the grade level of each group.
OPTIONAL EXTENDED CARE: Extended Care is available from 8:00 - 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 - 5:15 p.m. for $75 per week.
There's a whole world of science to discover! From cooking to chemistry and robotics to rainforests, get ready for hands-on fun and exciting educational experiences.
I've registered. What's next?
Send in the Emergency Medical & Release Form at least two weeks prior to the start of camp. This form is REQUIRED. Your camper will not be allowed to attend camp until we have a completed form.
Where do I go? What do I do?
Discovery Place Science Camps take place at the Museum located at 301 N Tryon St, Charlotte, NC 28202. We use a carpool drop-off/pick-up system.
What should I bring to camp?
What does Lunch Bunch Care or Extended Care include?
What is the cancellation policy?
Museum Members receive unlimited Museum admission, discounts on camps and Birthday Parties and exclusive invitations to Member events
|10:00 a.m.||Nose-to-Nose||Mackay Field Station|
|10:00 a.m.||Backyard Wilderness||IMAX Dome Theatre|
|10:30 a.m.||The Chemist||The Stage|
|10:30 a.m.||Story Time||KidScience|
|11:00 a.m.||A World Apart||Mackay Field Station|
|11:00 a.m.||Pandas||IMAX Dome Theatre|
|11:30 a.m.||Sub-Zero||The Stage|
|11:30 a.m.||Musical Tesla Coil||Discovery Theatre|
|12:00 p.m.||Aquarium Guided Tour||Aquarium|
|12:00 p.m.||Backyard Wilderness||IMAX Dome Theatre|
|12:15 p.m.||Global Soundscapes||Discovery Theatre|
|12:30 p.m.||Fired Up!||The Stage|
|1:00 p.m.||Pandas||IMAX Dome Theatre|
|1:30 p.m.||A World Apart||Mackay Field Station|
|2:00 p.m.||Science at The Stage||The Stage|
|2:00 p.m.||Tissue Paper Flowers||Explore More Collections|
|2:00 p.m.||Backyard Wilderness||IMAX Dome Theatre|
|2:30 p.m.||Nose-to-Nose||Mackay Field Station|
|3:00 p.m.||Pandas||IMAX Dome Theatre|
|3:15 p.m.||Aquarium Feeding Tour||Aquarium|
|6:00 p.m.||Make & Mingle: Wood CLT Skyline||Thinker Space|
|May 23||Make & Mingle: Wood CLT Skyline|
|May 24||Tissue Paper Flowers|
|May 24||Musical Tesla Coil|
|May 25||Meet a Bug|
|May 25||Agar Plates|
|May 25||Hover Board|
|Jun 01||Merit Badge Workshop: Chemistry|
|Jun 01||Building Challenges|
|Jun 01||Towers of Tomorrow with LEGO® Bricks Member Preview|
|Jun 01||Merit Badge Workshop: Electricity|
|Jun 01||Merit Badge Workshop: Weather|
|Jun 01||Built to Win|
|Jun 01||Ecosystem Art|
|Jun 01||Can You Build It?|
|Jun 01||Animal Dissection|
|Jun 01||Disease Spread!|
|Jun 02||Merit Badge Workshop: Electronics|
|Jun 22||Day in the Life: Brain Day with Atrium Health|
|Jun 29||Dog Day of Summer|
|Aug 24||Merit Badge Workshop: Energy|
|Aug 24||Merit Badge Workshop: Engineering|
|Aug 25||Merit Badge Workshop: Sustainability|
|Aug 25||Merit Badge Workshop: Chess|
|Sep 10||Tiny Tuesday|
|Sep 17||Tiny Tuesday|
|Sep 21||Merit Badge Workshop: Robotics|
|Sep 21||Merit Badge Workshop: Oceanography|
|Sep 22||Merit Badge Workshop: Space Exploration|
|Sep 24||Tiny Tuesday|
|Oct 29||National Geographic Live: The Search for Life Beyond Earth|
|Nov 02||Merit Badge Workshop: Weather|
|Nov 02||Merit Badge Workshop: Programming|
|Nov 02||Merit Badge Workshop: Pulp & Paper|
|Nov 03||Merit Badge Workshop: Chess|
|Dec 07||Merit Badge Workshop: Chemistry|
|Dec 07||Merit Badge Workshop: Electricity|
|Dec 08||Merit Badge Workshop: Sustainability|
|Dec 08||Merit Badge Workshop: Electronics|
|Mar 24||National Geographic Live Daytime Show: Into the Arctic Kingdom|
|Mar 24||National Geographic Live: Into the Arctic Kingdom|