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.||Backyard Wilderness||IMAX Dome Theatre|
|10:00 a.m.||Nose-to-Nose||Mackay Field Station|
|10:30 a.m.||Story Time||KidScience|
|10:30 a.m.||The Chemist||The Stage|
|11:00 a.m.||Backyard Wilderness||IMAX Dome Theatre|
|11:00 a.m.||A World Apart||Mackay Field Station|
|11:30 a.m.||What's Glowing On||Discovery Theatre|
|11:30 a.m.||Sub-Zero||The Stage|
|12:00 p.m.||Wild Africa||IMAX Dome Theatre|
|12:00 p.m.||Aquarium Guided Tour||World Alive|
|12:30 p.m.||Fired Up!||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.||Groundhog Masks||Explore More Collections|
|2:00 p.m.||Science at The Stage||The Stage|
|2:30 p.m.||Nose-to-Nose||Rainforest Balcony|
|3:00 p.m.||Wild Africa||IMAX Dome Theatre|
|3:15 p.m.||Aquarium Feeding Tour||World Alive|
|Feb 20||Groundhog Masks|
|Feb 23||Colorful Light|
|Feb 23||DNA Glow|
|Feb 23||Eat a Bug|
|Feb 23||Day in the Life: Heart Day|
|Feb 28||Make & Mingle: DIY Wood Charging Station|
|Mar 01||Fossil Find|
|Mar 01||Electric Pickle|
|Mar 01||Healthy Smoothies|
|Mar 02||Merit Badge Workshop: Oceanography|
|Mar 02||Merit Badge Workshop: Pulp & Paper|
|Mar 02||Merit Badge Workshop: Programming|
|Mar 03||Merit Badge Workshop: Sustainability|
|Mar 03||Merit Badge Workshop: Chemistry|
|Mar 09||Bug Bar: Meet Dr. Paula Mitchell|
|Mar 14||Pi Day Celebration|
|Mar 15||Day in the Life: Lab Sciences Day|
|Mar 15||Science on the Rocks: Masquerade|
|Mar 26||National Geographic Live Daytime Show: On the Trail of Big Cats|
|Mar 26||National Geographic Live: On the Trail of Big Cats|
|Mar 28||Make & Mingle: Wooden Blanket Ladder|
|Apr 27||Arthropod Day|
|May 04||Merit Badge Workshop: Energy|
|May 04||Merit Badge Workshop: Oceanography|
|May 04||Merit Badge Workshop: Space Exploration|
|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: Oceanography|
|Sep 21||Merit Badge Workshop: Robotics|
|Sep 22||Merit Badge Workshop: Space Exploration|
|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|
|Dec 07||Merit Badge Workshop: Chemistry|
|Dec 07||Merit Badge Workshop: Electricity|
|Dec 08||Merit Badge Workshop: Sustainability|
|Dec 08||Merit Badge Workshop: Electronics|