Discovery Place Kids
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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
|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.||Pandas||IMAX Dome Theatre|
|11:00 a.m.||A World Apart||Mackay Field Station|
|11:15 a.m.||What's Glowing On||Discovery Theatre|
|11:15 a.m.||Sub-Zero||The Stage|
|12:00 p.m.||Aquarium Guided Tour||Aquarium|
|12:00 p.m.||Superpower Dogs||IMAX Dome 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.||Animal Hats||Explore More Collections|
|2:00 p.m.||What's Glowing On||Discovery Theatre|
|2:00 p.m.||Superpower Dogs||IMAX Dome Theatre|
|2:15 p.m.||Science at The Stage||The Stage|
|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|
|Sep 24||Tiny Tuesday|
|Sep 24||Animal Hats|
|Sep 26||One Night Wonder|
|Sep 27||Taste of Cuba: EAT|
|Sep 28||Day in the Life: Medical School|
|Sep 28||Family Science Olympiad|
|Sep 28||Pigeon Dissections|
|Sep 28||Gummy Bear Explosion|
|Sep 28||Tower Build|
|Oct 01||Candy Grabber Challenge|
|Oct 01||Cow Eye Dissections|
|Oct 01||Worm Dissections|
|Oct 01||Fossil Find|
|Oct 01||Cool Chemistry|
|Oct 18||Science on the Rocks: Cult Classics|
|Oct 24||Make & Mingle: Laser Cut Lanterns|
|Oct 26||Cool Chemistry Day|
|Oct 26||Girls in STEM Workshop: Think Like an Engineer (Grades 6-8)|
|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||A Day in the Life: Sickle Cell Simulation|
|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: Programming|
|Nov 02||Merit Badge Workshop: Weather|
|Nov 03||Merit Badge Workshop: Chess|
|Nov 09||Taste of Cuba: Fiesta|
|Nov 16||Girls in STEM Workshop: Programming Robots (Grades 6-8)|
|Nov 16||Girls in STEM Workshop: Programming Robots (Grades 4-5)|
|Nov 16||Girls in STEM Workshop: Programming Robots (grades 2-3)|
|Nov 17||Girls in STEM Workshop: Home Scientist (Grades 2-3)|
|Nov 17||Girls in STEM Workshop: Woodworker (Grades 6-8)|
|Nov 21||Taste of Cuba: SIP|
|Dec 04||Taste of Cuba: Live|
|Dec 07||Merit Badge Workshop: Chemistry|
|Dec 07||Merit Badge Workshop: Electricity|
|Dec 08||Merit Badge Workshop: Electronics|
|Dec 08||Merit Badge Workshop: Sustainability|
|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|