Find more to explore with SCI Camps!
2023 Winter Camps: December 26-December 29
Find more to explore with SCI Winter Camps! From coding and robotics to chemistry and biology, SCI Winter Camps provide one-day in-person experiences for students in grades Pre-K through 8th grade.
Winter Camp registration opens October 16, 2023!
- Use the Camp Directory below to research available camps. Click the green links to view camp descriptions and STEM Learning Goals.
- Within the camp description pop-up, click the "Register for this Camp" button, which will take you to our sales platform.
- SCI Members: Be sure to sign in using the link below the header photo for priority registration and to apply your member discount!
- Enter the number of students you're registering for the camp in "Quantity," and press "Register."
- Fill in your camper’s information, click "Add to Cart" and proceed through the checkout and payment process.
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All Grades- Extended Care and Lunch
Winter- Grade 4th-6th
Camp Description: Come Learn with us with a day of captivating experiments, explosive chemistry, and mind-blowing reactions that ignite your passion for hands-on science exploration!
STEM Learning Goals: Campers will have an increased understanding of lab procedures, reactants and products, and general chemistry knowledge.
Camp Description: Join us for an out-of-this-world journey through space exploration, astronomy, and futuristic adventures, Explore the space exhibit at SCI, see a show in the planetarium, and spark your curiosity.
STEM Learning Goals: Campers will learn about space and space travel.
Camp Description: This camp combines the excitement of tabletop role-playing games with real-world science, technology, engineering, and math challenges for an epic, educational quest like no other.
STEM Learning Goals: Campers will learn how to create a character in Dungeons and Dragons and play a STEM-themed one-shot session.
Camp Description: What does it mean to be a maker? Come explore this creative haven where young inventors and artists explore their passions, bringing their imaginative ideas to life through hands-on projects and innovative craftsmanship.
STEM Learning Goals: Campers will be able to explore many different mediums in this studio-style making camp.
Winter: Grades 2-3
Mad Science (Grades 2-4)
Get ready for some crazy chemistry as we get mad about science! Experience some explosive reactions and some chilling changes.
STEM Learning Goals: Increase knowledge of the three basic states of matter and gain experience with chemical reactions.
Camp Description: Our bodies are truly amazing things! From the brain and bones to skin and lungs, we will explore all the processes that are happening in our bodies in this biology and anatomy camp.
STEM Learning Goals: Develop an understanding of the systems at work in the human body.
Meteors & Meteorology (Grades 2-3)
Explore the ever-changing weather in our home state. Practice with instruments meteorologists use to predict the weather and discover what’s beyond our atmosphere!
STEM Learning Goals: Develop an understanding of the water cycle. Gain experience with the instruments meteorologists use, and the different weather patterns experienced in Iowa.
Robots on Ice- Friday, December, 29
Camp Description: Can a robot ice skate? We'll find out as students discover block coding with wintery robot activities.
STEM Learning Goals: Campers will have an increased understanding of coding and robotics. This camp is suitable for beginners and can be scaled up for more experienced coders.
Winter: Kindergarten – 1st Grade
Camp Description: Join us on an exciting cosmic adventure, and ignite your curiosity about space through interactive activities and imaginative play.
STEM Learning Goals: Campers will learn about space, stars, and rockets in a fun-filled day of space-themed activities.
Camp Description: Did you know cooking is chemistry? Come learn with us as we learn about the reactions at work in our favorite recipes and even taste some delicious treats!
STEM Learning Goals: Campers will learn about food, chemistry, and safe kitchen procedures in this camp.
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