Summer Camp!

 

 

REGISTRATION IS OPEN FOR CAMP EDVENTURE!

June 5–August 18

(Excluding the week of July 3-7) 

Monday–Friday, 9am–3pm

Complimentary drop-off begins at 7:30am. | Extended Day is available until 6pm. 

Summer Camp costs

Signature Camps 

$195 per week/per camper (non-members) EdVenture members enjoy a 15% discount

Specialty Camps 

$225 per week/per camper (non-members) EdVenture members enjoy a 15% discount

Extended Day (3pm–6pm) $10 per child/per day

General Information for all Camps

Drop off

Complimentary drop off is 7:30am daily. Campers accompanied by a parent/guardian should be dropped off using the front entrance of the museum. Pick up: Pick up is at 3pm (with proper ID). Extended day services are available from 3-6pm for an additional $50 per camper per week. Extended day pick up is at 6pm. (with proper ID). Food/Snack: Camp EdVenture provides a freshly-made lunch and one snack for all campers. Campers are encouraged to bring an additional non-perishable snack. If a camper has a food allergy, please make sure that it is included in the registration process. Clothing: All registered campers will receive a Camp EdVenture t-shirt. Campers are required to wear their camp t-shirt daily. Additional shirts are available for purchase. Valuables: We encourage campers to leave valuables (including all electronic devices) at home. Camp EdVenture will not be responsible for any lost or stolen items. Lost and Found: If a camper does misplace any items during Camp, items will be placed in the lost and found at the Welcome Desk. We encourage parents/guardians to write the camper’s initials on jackets, backpacks and lunch boxes.

A complimentary lunch and snack will be served. Caregivers are asked to supply a second snack.

Camp Confirmation

You will receive an email confirmation upon completion of your online registration. Your confirmation email will include your confirmation number and information about Camp EdVenture.

Cancellation Policy

If you cancel at least two weeks prior to the start of the summer camp, we will refund your tuition less a $50 registration fee per week. If you cancel with less than two weeks notice, no refund or credit will be given. EdVenture reserves the right to cancel or reschedule a camp if minimum enrollment is not met. Parents will be notified at least seven days in advance of any changes in schedule. Tuition paid due to an EdVenture cancellation will be refunded in full. 

Click for a Monthly Planner when registering for multiple weeks or campers.

 

 

DESCRIPTIONS OF THE CAMPS ABOVE: 

4-5 year old camps

Signature Camps for 4-5 year olds

SUPERHERO CAMP ~ JUNE 5-9 | JULY 31-AUGUST 4

Campers will use their knowledge of superheroes to make connections between living things and super powers. They will create their own superheroes and perform skits to develop their communication and collaboration skills. Superheroes will make an appearance.

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JUNE 5-9 | JULY 31-AUGUST 4

EDDIE’S EYES ON THE SKY ~ JUNE 12-16

In anticipation of the 2017 total eclipse of the Sun, campers will gain a better understanding of this space phenomenon through hands-on projects. The camp will turn its focus from space to flight, as camper learn how airplanes stay in the sky, forces of flight and its effects on objects in flight.

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WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE! ~ JUNE 19-23

You don’t have to travel far to discover the magic of the wild – it is right in your backyard! In this thrilling week of bug catching, water exploration, and plant life – campers will investigate natural habitats and the organisms living right outside their door.

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MASTER ARTISTS ~ JUNE 26-30

Join us as we unlock an artist’s toolbox to discover the exciting world of art. Campers will chatter about the color wheel, explore ways to create art beyond markers and crayons, and splatter their creations into masterpieces for your homes!

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MINI MAKERS ~ JULY 10-14

Let us spark your child’s imagination and enhance their curiosity about how the world works through art, science and engineering. Campers will take apart and create their own stuffed animals, explore printmaking, the science of sound while creating their own instruments, and much more! Presented by Cognizant.

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LITTLE SPROUTS ~ JULY 17-21

Track the life cycle of a plant from seed to sprout, determine what plants need to survive, and find out how we rely on plants in our everyday lives. We’ll plant the seed, and your little botanists will grow to love flowers and plants as we dig in the dirt to discover their world.

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GIGGLE SCIENCE ~ JULY 24-28

Designed to excite and capture the attention of our smallest scientists, Giggle Science campers explore science through mixing, measuring, mashing and experimenting in a real laboratory! Campers will have fun getting their hands dirty while creating alien boogers, erupting volcanoes, rockets, crystals and more!

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STORYBOOK SMASHUP ~ AUGUST 7-11

Discover the science, technology, engineering, and math hidden in the pages of your favorite children’s books in this wacky combination of fairytales and STEM. Stories are sure to come alive as leading characters guide the way through hands-on experiments to explain the science behind these fanciful tales. Storybook characters will make an appearance.

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EDDIE’S WORLD ~ AUGUST 14-18

Take a closer look at the human body, discover how food travels from the farm to the table, explore the lifecycle of a butterfly, and try your hand at becoming a veterinarian and engineer! It’s a journey you don’t want to miss!

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Specialty Camps for 4-5 year olds

EDIBLE EDVENTURES ~ JUNE 12-16 | JULY 17-21 | AUGUST 14-18

Ignite your child's culinary curiosities with a week of Edible EdVentures! Campers will enjoy a week of Kitchen Science in our Cooking Lab.

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JUNE 12-16 | JULY 17-21 | AUGUST 14-18

BIOINVESTIGATORS ~ JUNE 26-30 

Explore what it is truly like to be a scientist in the BioInvestigations lab at EdVenture! Come learn how to answer tough questions with microwaves, electricity, cool chemicals, and more!

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6-7 year old camps

Signature Camps for 6-7 year olds

LITTLE SPROUTS ~ JUNE 5-9 | AUGUST 7-11

Track the life cycle of a plant from seed to sprout, determine what plants need to survive, and find out how we rely on plants in our everyday lives. We’ll plant the seed, and your little botanists will grow to love flowers and plants as we dig in the dirt to discover their world.

CLICK ON DATE TO REGISTER

JUNE 5-9 | AUGUST 7-11

MASTER ARTISTS ~ JUNE 12-16 | AUGUST 14-18

Join us as we unlock an artist’s toolbox to discover the exciting world of art. Campers will chatter about the color wheel, explore ways to create art beyond markers and crayons, and splatter their creations into masterpieces for your homes!

CLICK ON DATE TO REGISTER

JUNE 12-16 | AUGUST 14-18

EDDIE’S EYES ON THE SKY ~ JUNE 19-23

In anticipation of the 2017 total eclipse of the Sun, campers will gain a better understanding of this space phenomenon through hands-on projects. The camp will turn its focus from space to flight, as camper learn how airplanes stay in the sky, forces of flight and its effects on objects in flight.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

MAKER EXPERIENCE ~ JUNE 26-30 | JULY 31-AUGUST 4

We’ll spend the week using real tools, electronics, paper, cloth, and wood as we build a variety of different projects in our MakeShop, while also exploring why stuff works. Come make with us!

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JUNE 26-30 | JULY 31-AUGUST 4

EDDIE’S WORLD ~ JULY 10-14

Take a closer look at the human body, discover how food travels from the farm to the table, explore the lifecycle of a butterfly, and try your hand at becoming a veterinarian and engineer! It’s a journey you don’t want to miss!

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

SUPERHERO CAMP ~ JULY 17-21

Campers will use their knowledge of superheroes to make connections between living things and super powers. They will create their own superheroes and perform skits to develop their communication and collaboration skills.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

ENGINEERING 101 ~ JULY 24-28

Put your problem-solving hat on! From designing earthquake proof buildings to crash testing cars, your child will learn through trial and error how to overcome the obstacles before them.

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Specialty Camps for 6-7 year olds

EDDIE’S COOKBOOK ~ JUNE 5-9 | JULY 10-14 | AUGUST 7-11

Young chefs are invited to develop a life-long love for the culinary arts. Campers will learn about nutrition, healthy eating habits, and receive their own cookbook. Your taste buds will thank you!

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JUNE 5-9 | JULY 10-14 | AUGUST 7-11

ROBO-FUN ~ JUNE 12-16

Are you already robotastic? This is the camp for you! Campers will explore their creativity and robo-skills while using laptops to build and program robots to complete a variety of exciting challenges.

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BIOINVESTIGATORS ~ JUNE 19-23 | AUGUST 14-18

Explore what it is truly like to be a scientist in the BioInvestigations lab at EdVenture! Come learn how to answer tough questions with microwaves, electricity, cool chemicals, and more!

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JUNE 19-23 | AUGUST 14-18

  

8-10 year old camps

Signature Camps for 8-10 year olds 

ENGINEERING 101 ~ JUNE 5-9

Put your problem-solving hat on! From designing earthquake proof buildings to crash testing cars, your child will learn through trial and error how to overcome the obstacles before them.

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THE HIDDEN BRAIN ~ JUNE 12-16

Ever wonder what makes each of us tick? In this interactive camp, students will learn about sleep and dreaming, memory, motivation and emotion and social psychology.

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MAKER EXPERIENCE ~ JUNE 19-23 | JULY 24-28

Become an engineer and get in our science maker spotlight as we explore some of Earth’s major problems and apply real physics and chemistry to develop the solution. Build a simple robot and program a microcontroller!

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JUNE 19-23 | JULY 24-28

EDDIE’S EYES ON THE SKY ~ JUNE 26-30 | AUGUST 7-11

In anticipation of the 2017 total eclipse of the Sun, campers will gain a better understanding of this space phenomenon through hands-on projects. The camp will turn its focus from space to flight, as camper learn how airplanes stay in the sky, forces of flight and its effects on objects in flight.

CLICK ON DATE TO REGISTER

JUNE 26-30 | AUGUST 7-11

YOUNG LEADERS ~ JULY 10-14 | AUGUST 14-18

Leadership is the key ingredient to success. We believe that building a strong, influential generation of leaders begins with effective leadership education from a young age. Young Leaders camp is designed for student leaders who are interested in acquiring skills necessary to become successful school and community leaders.

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JULY 10-14AUGUST 14-18

STEAMVENTURES ~ JULY 17-21

Focusing on science, technology, engineering, art, and math, STEAM camp is perfect for campers looking for a challenge and a creative and comprehensive experience that extends beyond their academic year.

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GARDEN CAMP ~ JULY 31–AUGUST 4

Children and youth learn to care for themselves and other living things through EdVenture’s Garden Camp. Together, kids will discover where our food comes from, tend and harvest crops, collect seeds, make compost, learn about worms, insects and pollinators and explore our natural environment in hands-on science based learning.

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Specialty Camps for 8-10 year olds

BIOINVESTIGATORS ~ JUNE 12-16 | JULY 10-14 | AUGUST 7-11

Explore what it is truly like to be a scientist in the BioInvestigations lab at EdVenture! Come learn how to answer tough questions with microwaves, electricity, cool chemicals, and more!

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JUNE 12-16 | JULY 10-14 | AUGUST 7-11

GLOBAL CHEF ~ JUNE 26-30 | JULY 31-AUGUST 4

We’ll explore exciting global cuisine, discover the food cultures of exotic locations, and learn about the nutritional benefits of different ethnic cuisines.

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JUNE 26-30 | JULY 31-AUGUST 4

ROBOTASTIC MMXV ~ JULY 17-21

Come have fun with bots! Using laptops, your little engineer will learn how to build and program their very own robot.

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11-12 year old camps

Signature Camps for 11-12 year olds 

THE HIDDEN BRAIN ~ JUNE 5-9

Ever wonder what makes each of us tick? In this interactive camp, students will learn about sleep and dreaming; memory; motivation and emotion; social psychology; and research skills.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

MAKER EXPERIENCE ~ JUNE 12-16 | JULY 17-21

We’ll spend the week using real tools, electronics, paper, cloth, and wood as we build a variety of different projects in our MakeShop, while also exploring why stuff works. Come make with us!

CLICK ON DATE TO REGISTER

JUNE 12-16 | JULY 17-21

GARDEN CAMP ~ JUNE 19-23

Children and youth learn to care for themselves and other living things through EdVenture’s Garden Camp. Together, kids will discover where our food comes from, tend and harvest crops, collect seeds, make compost, learn about worms, insects and pollinators and explore our natural environment in hands-on science-based learning.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

ENGINEERING 101 ~ JUNE 26-30

Put your problem-solving hat on! From designing earthquake proof buildings to crash testing cars, your child will learn through trial and error how to overcome the obstacles before them.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

EDDIE’S EYES ON THE SKY ~ JULY 10-14 | AUGUST 14-18

In anticipation of the 2017 total eclipse of the Sun, campers will gain a better understanding of this space phenomenon through hands-on projects. The camp will turn its focus from space to flight, as camper learn how airplanes stay in the sky, forces of flight and its effects on objects in flight.

CLICK ON DATE TO REGISTER

JULY 10-14 | AUGUST 14-18

STEAMVENTURES ~ JULY 24-28

Focusing on science, technology, engineering, art, and math, STEAM camp is perfect for campers looking for a challenge and a creative and comprehensive experience that extends beyond their academic year.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

YOUNG LEADERS ~ JULY 31-AUGUST 4

Leadership is the key ingredient to success. We believe that building a strong, influential generation of leaders begins with effective leadership education from a young age. Young Leaders camp is designed for student leaders wanting to develop their potential.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

SUMMER SPOTLIGHT ~ AUGUST 7-11

Let your little stars shine as they experience EdVenture’s visual and performing arts programs! Give them a taste of theater, music, design, animation, sculpting and Drawing as they learn the basic principles and then apply them in hands on learning. You just might just have the next Picasso, Beethoven or Disney on your hands.  

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Specialty Camps for 11-12 year olds

BIOINVESTIGATORS ~ JUNE 5-9 | JULY 31-AUGUST 4

Explore what it is truly like to be a scientist in the BioInvestigations lab at EdVenture! Come learn how to answer tough questions with microwaves, electricity, cool chemicals, and more!

CLICK ON DATE TO REGISTER

JUNE 5-9 | JULY 31-AUGUST 4

CAMP CHEF ~ JUNE 19-23 | JULY 24-28

Campers will take their cooking and baking skills to the next level as they cook tasty treats and savory dishes in EdVenture’s Cooking Lab. Aprons on, GO!

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JUNE 19-23 | JULY 24-28

ROBOTASTIC MMXVI ~ JULY 10-14

Come have fun with bots! Using laptops, your little engineer will learn how to build and program their very own robot.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

 

Questions?

Tiffany Collins, Extended Learning Coordinator
803-400-1161 or (c) 803-609-9107, tcollins@edventure.org 

 

Maker camps presented by:

 

Cognizant / Making the Future 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hours Monday - Sunday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Admission
Members Free
Children and Adults $11.50
Seniors (age 62+) $10.50
Military (with ID) $10.50
Educator (with ID) $10.50
Groups (15+ w/RSVP) $8.50
Children under two Free