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|
|10:00 a.m.||Blast Off||Full Museum|
|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.||Animal Dissection||Explore More Life|
|11:00 a.m.||Pandas||IMAX Dome Theatre|
|11:15 a.m.||Sub-Zero||The Stage|
|11:15 a.m.||Tommy Thunder's Heavy Metal Lightning Show||Discovery Theatre|
|12:00 p.m.||Aquarium Guided Tour||Aquarium|
|12:00 p.m.||Superpower Dogs||IMAX Dome Theatre|
|12:00 p.m.||DNA Extraction||Explore More Me|
|12:15 p.m.||Fired Up!||The Stage|
|12:15 p.m.||About a Door: Theatrical Presentation||Discovery Theatre|
|1:00 p.m.||Pandas||IMAX Dome Theatre|
|1:30 p.m.||A World Apart||Mackay Field Station|
|2:00 p.m.||Constellation Dot Art||Explore More Collections|
|2:00 p.m.||Tommy Thunder's Heavy Metal Lightning Show||Discovery Theatre|
|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.||Paper Rockets||Explore More Stuff|
|3:00 p.m.||About a Door: Theatrical Presentation||Discovery Theatre|
|3:00 p.m.||A Beautiful Planet||IMAX Dome Theatre|
|3:15 p.m.||Aquarium Feeding Tour||Aquarium|
|4:00 p.m.||Rocketry: Some Assembly Required||Thinker Space|
|4:00 p.m.||A Beautiful Planet||IMAX Dome Theatre|
|4:00 p.m.||Sub-Zero||The Stage|
|Jul 16||Blast Off|
|Jul 16||About a Door: Theatrical Presentation|
|Jul 16||Rocketry: Some Assembly Required|
|Jul 16||DNA Extraction|
|Jul 16||Paper Rockets|
|Jul 17||Animal Dissection|
|Jul 19||Science on the Rocks: Space Camp CLT|
|Jul 20||To the Moon and Beyond|
|Jul 20||Build a Nest|
|Jul 24||Back to Earth|
|Jul 25||Make & Mingle: Astrology String Art|
|Jul 26||Fishbowl: Animal Encounters|
|Jul 26||Constellation Dot Art|
|Jul 27||The LEGO Store Takeover|
|Aug 11||Sensational Science|
|Aug 24||Merit Badge Workshop: Energy|
|Aug 24||Merit Badge Workshop: Engineering|
|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|