Kids have FUN on school vacation at the the Connecticut Science Center‘s Vacation Exploration Camps! Campers in grades 1-6 will experience hands-on science enrichment through fun and engaging activities. Camps include structured activities with our STEM Educators, as well as supervised free time to explore the Science Center’s galleries and exhibits.
We offer Day Camps called Vacation Exploration Camps during school vacation as well as week-long programs in the summer. Each camp’s theme helps develop science concepts, guiding campers to greater understanding of science material and its application to the real world. Kids can explore a different science theme at each camp!
Join us on a SENSEational journey through your 5 senses to uncover how they can help, protect, and even trick you. How well do you really know your own senses?
The wicked Puzzle Master has filled the Science Center with traps! Work together to analyze cryptic clues left behind. Locate hidden keys to unlock treasure boxes. Use your intuition and intellect to outsmart the Puzzle Master!
Something is wrong in the animal kingdom and we need your help! Team up with the Science Center to design a prosthetic prototype to help an elephant get back on her feet, and bioengineer a new beak for a Bald Eagle. Learn how artificial limbs can help both people and animals and tour our new traveling exhibit Bionic Me!
Discover the link between art and science! See how artists use science to help them create a masterpiece, and discover your inner artist!
Explore the science and technology used by heroes to rescue those in trouble. Design your own rescue gear to help you get the mission done. It’s up to you to save the day!