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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.
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
|12:30 p.m.||Nose-to-Nose||Mackay Field Station|
|1:00 p.m.||What's Glowing On||Discovery Theatre|
|1:00 p.m.||Pandas||IMAX Dome Theatre|
|1:15 p.m.||The Chemist||The Stage|
|1:30 p.m.||A World Apart||Mackay Field Station|
|2:00 p.m.||Animal Hats||Explore More Collections|
|2:00 p.m.||Superpower Dogs||IMAX Dome Theatre|
|2:15 p.m.||Fired Up!||The Stage|
|2:30 p.m.||Aquarium Guided Tour||Aquarium|
|3:00 p.m.||What's Glowing On||Discovery Theatre|
|3:00 p.m.||Pandas||IMAX Dome Theatre|
|3:15 p.m.||Science at The Stage||The Stage|
|3:30 p.m.||Nose-to-Nose||Mackay Field Station|
|4:00 p.m.||Sub-Zero||The Stage|
|4:00 p.m.||Superpower Dogs||IMAX Dome Theatre|
|Sep 16||Animal Hats|
|Sep 17||Tiny Tuesday|
|Sep 19||Make & Mingle: Chalk & Magnetic Memo Board|
|Sep 20||Science on the Rocks: Survival Skills|
|Sep 21||Merit Badge Workshop: Robotics|
|Sep 21||Merit Badge Workshop: Oceanography|
|Sep 21||Pigeon Dissections|
|Sep 21||Gummy Bear Explosion|
|Sep 21||Tower Build|
|Sep 22||Merit Badge Workshop: Space Exploration|
|Sep 24||Tiny Tuesday|
|Sep 26||One Night Wonder|
|Sep 27||Taste of Cuba: EAT|
|Sep 28||Family Science Olympiad|
|Sep 28||Day in the Life: Medical School|
|Oct 26||Girls in STEM Workshop: Think Like an Engineer (Grades 4-5)|
|Oct 26||Girls in STEM Workshop: Think Like an Engineer (Grades 2-3)|
|Oct 26||Girls in STEM Workshop: Think Like an Engineer (Grades 6-8)|
|Oct 27||Girls in STEM Workshop: Designing Robots (Grades 2-3)|
|Oct 27||Girls in STEM Workshop: Designing Robots (Grades 6-8)|
|Oct 29||National Geographic Live: The Search for Life Beyond Earth|
|Nov 02||Merit Badge Workshop: Pulp & Paper|
|Nov 02||Merit Badge Workshop: Weather|
|Nov 02||Merit Badge Workshop: Programming|
|Nov 03||Merit Badge Workshop: Chess|
|Nov 09||Taste of Cuba: Fiesta|
|Nov 16||Girls in STEM Workshop: Programming Robots (grades 2-3)|
|Nov 16||Girls in STEM Workshop: Programming Robots (Grades 4-5)|
|Nov 16||Girls in STEM Workshop: Programming Robots (Grades 6-8)|
|Nov 17||Girls in STEM Workshop: Woodworker (Grades 6-8)|
|Nov 17||Girls in STEM Workshop: Home Scientist (Grades 2-3)|
|Nov 21||Taste of Cuba: SIP|
|Dec 04||Taste of Cuba: Live|
|Dec 07||Merit Badge Workshop: Electricity|
|Dec 07||Merit Badge Workshop: Chemistry|
|Dec 08||Merit Badge Workshop: Sustainability|
|Dec 08||Merit Badge Workshop: Electronics|
|Jan 28||National Geographic Live: Ocean Soul|
|Mar 24||National Geographic Live: Into the Arctic Kingdom|
|Mar 24||National Geographic Live Daytime Show: Into the Arctic Kingdom|