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.||Fired Up!||The Stage|
|11:00 a.m.||Day in the Life: Mental Health||Explore More Me|
|11:00 a.m.||Fossil Find||Explore More Life|
|11:00 a.m.||A World Apart||Mackay Field Station|
|11:00 a.m.||Backyard Wilderness||IMAX Dome Theatre|
|11:30 a.m.||The Chemist||The Stage|
|12:00 p.m.||Wild Africa||IMAX Dome Theatre|
|12:00 p.m.||Aquarium Guided Tour||Aquarium|
|12:30 p.m.||Sub-Zero||The Stage|
|1:00 p.m.||Backyard Wilderness||IMAX Dome Theatre|
|1:30 p.m.||A World Apart||Mackay Field Station|
|2:00 p.m.||Wild Africa||IMAX Dome Theatre|
|2:00 p.m.||Fired Up!||The Stage|
|2:00 p.m.||Loomtastic||Explore More Collections|
|2:30 p.m.||Nose-to-Nose||Rainforest Balcony|
|3:00 p.m.||Wild Africa||IMAX Dome Theatre|
|3:00 p.m.||Electric Pickle||Explore More Stuff|
|3:15 p.m.||Aquarium Feeding Tour||Aquarium|
|4:00 p.m.||Backyard Wilderness||IMAX Dome Theatre|
|4:00 p.m.||Nose-to-Nose||Mackay Field Station|
|Mar 23||Day in the Life: Mental Health|
|Mar 23||Electric Pickle|
|Mar 23||Fossil Find|
|Mar 26||National Geographic Live: On the Trail of Big Cats|
|Mar 26||National Geographic Live Daytime Show: On the Trail of Big Cats|
|Mar 28||Make & Mingle: Wooden Blanket Ladder|
|Mar 30||Healthy Smoothies|
|Apr 01||Imprint Fossils|
|Apr 06||Farro Salad|
|Apr 06||Hot n Cold with Galileo Galilei|
|Apr 06||Cool Chemistry|
|Apr 13||Butterfly Masks|
|Apr 13||Home Invaders|
|Apr 13||Armored Bug Build|
|Apr 13||Bee Boogie|
|Apr 13||Bug Bistro|
|Apr 13||A Bug’s Life Cycles|
|Apr 13||Bug Bar: Meet Laurie Reid Dukes|
|Apr 13||Spring into Science|
|Apr 13||Fruit Fly Genetics|
|Apr 14||Sensational Science|
|Apr 15||Meet a Bug|
|Apr 19||Science on the Rocks: Shaken Not Stirred|
|Apr 27||Day in the Life: Lab Sciences|
|Apr 27||Arthropod Day|
|May 04||Merit Badge Workshop: Space Exploration|
|May 04||Merit Badge Workshop: Oceanography|
|May 04||Merit Badge Workshop: Energy|
|May 05||Merit Badge Workshop: Chess|
|May 29||Senior Science Days: Towers of Past, Present & Future|
|Jun 01||Merit Badge Workshop: Chemistry|
|Jun 01||Merit Badge Workshop: Weather|
|Jun 01||Merit Badge Workshop: Electricity|
|Jun 02||Merit Badge Workshop: Electronics|
|Aug 24||Merit Badge Workshop: Engineering|
|Aug 24||Merit Badge Workshop: Energy|
|Aug 25||Merit Badge Workshop: Chess|
|Aug 25||Merit Badge Workshop: Sustainability|
|Sep 21||Merit Badge Workshop: Robotics|
|Sep 21||Merit Badge Workshop: Oceanography|
|Sep 22||Merit Badge Workshop: Space Exploration|
|Nov 02||Merit Badge Workshop: Weather|
|Nov 02||Merit Badge Workshop: Pulp & Paper|
|Nov 02||Merit Badge Workshop: Programming|
|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|