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SEASONAL CAMPS

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Explorit's seasonal camps emphasize active learning through age-appropriate experiments, hands-on activities and problem-solving. 

Summer Camps
Forest Trees

Summer Camp

Summer Camp Registration is OPEN!

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Contraptions, Concoctions
& Circuits
June 17-21
9am to Noon
K-2nd
Sold Out
Discover how many simple machines are used in everyday life.
Participate in chemistry labs and observe chemical reactions taking place before your eyes.  Learn about electricity while solving circuit building challenges. A week of investigating the physical sciences will excite curious campers.
Engineering for Disaster
Engineering for Disaster
June 24-28
9am to Noon
3rd-5th
Closed
Campers tackle a series of nerve-racking challenges to create inventive solutions in team-based activities. Using the Design Engineering Process, campers build plans to survive natural disasters. They may even be faced with engineering a way to avoid a floor of lava or a disaster only found in a science fiction story.
Remarkable Dinosaurs,
Fossil Finds & Prehistoric Life
July 8-12
9am to Noon
K-2nd
Sold Out
Dinosaurs come in all sizes big and small, and they lived alongside lots of other prehistoric life. How big were they?  Kids see how many campers can fit inside a dinosaur footprint. Campers discover how fossils form and learn what layers of the earth have fossils inside. Test some of the tools and techniques paleontologists use to get fossils out of the rock and maybe discover something to take home.
Cosmic Neighborhood
July 15-19
9am to Noon
K-2nd
Sold Out
From the Sun to the outer edge of the Solar System, we will explore the planets, moons, and other objects in our part of the galaxy.  How do we know what we know about them?  How is Earth different from the other worlds, and how is it the same?  Astronomy, geology, chemistry…learn about space using real equipment in our science lab.
Galactic Adventure
July 22-26
9am to Noon
3rd-5th
Discover a universe of galaxies and stars.  What are they made of and how do they form?  We will use chemistry to examine the building blocks of the cosmos, then find out how physics shapes planets and moons.
Our Wild World
July 29 - August 2
9am to Noon
K-2nd
Sold Out
A week full of worldwide nature experiences while learning about plants, animals, geology and life zones on our planet.  Using wall maps as a daily focus and crafting large-scale craft environments in the camp classroom, campers discover what makes Deserts, Grasslands, Oceans, Arctic and Antarctic biomes unique life zones.
Best of Explorit
August 5-9
9am to Noon
K-2nd
Sold Out
Celebrate the end of summer with a mash up of the best camp activities Explorit offered this season.  Learn about physics and chemistry, discover prehistoric life beneath our feet and the natural world around us, explore the universe and engineer creative designs for potential disaster.  Please note: Camp activities will draw from all the previous weeks of summer. 
Pricing & Policy

MEMBERS

 Camp Cost    $185

  • Members at the *Family Level and above receive a discount on camp fees and early registration opportunities.

  • Explorit membership will be verified for discount.

*Members at the Individual, Student, or Senior Levels are not eligible for benefits.

NON-MEMBERS

Camp Cost   $210

  • To receive a membership discount, please join Explorit first.

  • Explorit membership will be verified for discounts.

COVID POLICY

  • Masking while indoors is optional.

  • Professional Air Purifiers throughout the classroom and Museum.

  • Enhanced daily cleaning procedures.

  • Policies subject to change depending upon local health conditions.

CANCELLATION 
POLICY

Customer will receive a refund if:

  • Customer cancels 2 weeks prior to camp
    (minus a $25 processing fee)

  • Customer cancels within 2 weeks and we
    can fill your spot from a waiting list,

    (minus a $25 processing fee)

Customer will NOT receive a refund if:

  • Customer cancels within 2 weeks and we
    cannot fill your spot from a waiting list.

 

ALL camp cancellations are subject to a $25 processing fee. Full refund if camp is cancelled by Explorit.

Submit cancellations to explorit@explorit.org.

All cancellations MUST BE made in writing.

No-shows & same day cancellations are
NOT refundable.

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Thank you for an awesome summer camp season!

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