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.||Superpower Dogs||IMAX Dome Theatre|
|10:00 a.m.||Nose-to-Nose||Mackay Field Station|
|10:15 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|
|11:00 a.m.||Animal Dissection||Explore More Life|
|11:15 a.m.||Tommy Thunder's Heavy Metal Lightning Show||Discovery Theatre|
|11:15 a.m.||Sub-Zero||The Stage|
|12:00 p.m.||DNA Extraction||Explore More Me|
|12:00 p.m.||Superpower Dogs||IMAX Dome Theatre|
|12:00 p.m.||Aquarium Guided Tour||Aquarium|
|12:15 p.m.||Global Soundscapes||Discovery Theatre|
|12:15 p.m.||About a Door: Theatrical Presentation||Discovery Theatre|
|12:15 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.||Tommy Thunder's Heavy Metal Lightning Show||Discovery Theatre|
|2:00 p.m.||Constellation Dot Art||Explore More Collections|
|2:00 p.m.||Superpower Dogs||IMAX Dome Theatre|
|2:15 p.m.||Built to Win||The Stage|
|2:30 p.m.||Nose-to-Nose||Mackay Field Station|
|3:00 p.m.||About a Door: Theatrical Presentation||Discovery Theatre|
|3:00 p.m.||Paper Rockets||Explore More Stuff|
|3:00 p.m.||A Beautiful Planet||IMAX Dome Theatre|
|3:15 p.m.||Aquarium Feeding Tour||Aquarium|
|4:00 p.m.||A Beautiful Planet||IMAX Dome Theatre|
|4:00 p.m.||Rocketry: Some Assembly Required||Thinker Space|
|4:00 p.m.||Sub-Zero||The Stage|
|5:00 p.m.||Science on the Rocks: Space Camp CLT||Full Museum|
|Jul 19||Science on the Rocks: Space Camp CLT|
|Jul 19||Rocketry: Some Assembly Required|
|Jul 19||Animal Dissection|
|Jul 19||DNA Extraction|
|Jul 19||About a Door: Theatrical Presentation|
|Jul 19||Paper Rockets|
|Jul 20||To the Moon and Beyond|
|Jul 24||Back to Earth|
|Jul 25||Make & Mingle: Astrology String Art|
|Jul 26||Fishbowl: Animal Encounters|
|Jul 27||The LEGO Store Takeover|
|Jul 27||Build a Nest|
|Jul 29||Constellation Dot Art|
|Aug 01||Pet Rocks|
|Aug 03||Silk Harvest|
|Aug 03||Ozobot Rovers|
|Aug 05||Mars Mondays|
|Aug 11||Sensational Science|
|Aug 16||Science on the Rocks: Art Deconstructed|
|Aug 17||Rockin’ Robotics|
|Aug 22||Make & Mingle: Bottle Cap Map & Magnetic Cap Catcher|
|Aug 24||A Day in the Life: Sports Medicine and Rehab|
|Aug 24||Merit Badge Workshop: Engineering|
|Aug 24||Merit Badge Workshop: Energy|
|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|
|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|