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Camp Descriptions

Summer Camp

Summer Break Camps 2015

Completed Kindergarten - 8th Grade
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Completed K-1

Completed 2-3
Completed 4-6*
Completed 6*-8
*Completed 6th graders may choose either group; please indicate on registration form.


Completed K-1
June 2-5
(FULL)

Space Cadets Blast off to space camp! Learn how to build and launch your own rockets, conduct science experiments in our spacecraft simulator, and participate in hands-on astronaut training. Stellar shows in our planetarium theatre included.
June 8-12 (FULL) & July 13-17

Dino-Rama

Journey back to the age of the dinosaurs where we will study the habitats and lifestyles of our prehistoric pals, examine plate tectonics, and enjoy two "dino"mite IMAX shows.
June 15-19

Li'l Einsteins

Explore some our world's greatest minds! Get excited about energy and enjoy hands-on science experiments using snap circuits and more.
June 22-26 (FULL) & July 20-24 (FULL)
WeDo LEGOs and Robotics Discover, build, and create using our LEGO DUPLO and WeDo robots! Make your own robot t-shirts and learn all about the robots that help us in our daily lives.
June 29-July 3 (FULL)

Kitchen Science

Calling all chemists and cooks! Conduct science experiments while learning crazy-cool science facts about many household items you use every day, and more.
July 6-10 (FULL) Science of Small Take a closer look at the tiny science all around us. Explore the world of bugs, little critters, and other small creatures. Campers will view our new IMAX film, Tiny Giants 3D.
July 27-31 (FULL) Constructioneers

Discover the materials and shapes that are best for building. Campers will build towers, bridges, domes, and more.

August 3-7 (FULL) Messy Science Roll up your sleeves - it's time to get messy! From gross to sticky to ooey and gooey, campers will get covered it in all in this camp geared toward aspiring grossologists.
August 10-14 Creature Feature Each day campers see an IMAX movie and learn about animals that roam the land and sea, and study how they survive in their environments through hands-on activities.

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For questions, please contact our camp coordinator at 850.645.7777 or sreaves@challengertlh.com.



Completed 2-3
June 2-5 (FULL)

Astronaut Academy Blast off to space camp! Fly a space mission, participate in hands-on astronaut training, and learn how to build and launch your own rockets. Stellar shows in our planetarium theatre included.
June 8-12 & July 13-17

Dig-It Dinos

Journey back to the age of the dinosaurs where we will study the habits and lifestyle of our prehistoric pals, examine fossils as archaeologists, and enjoy "dino"mite IMAX and planetarium shows.
June 15-19

Mad Scientists

Explore some our world's greatest minds! Learn about renewable energy and enjoy hands-on science experiments using lasers, optics, snap circuits, electro-magnets, and more.
June 22-26 (FULL) & July 20-24 (FULL) Robo-Engineers Discover, build, and create using our LEGO WeDo robots! Learn about motorized mechanisms, program LEGO robots, and more.
June 29-July 3 (FULL)

Kitchen Concoctions

Calling all chemists and cooks! Learn crazy-cool science facts about many household items you use every day, conduct science experiments, and more.
July 6-10 Tiny Science Take a closer look at the tiny science all around us. Use microscopes to explore the world of bugs, little critters, and other small creatures. Campers will view our new IMAX film, Tiny Giants 3D.
July 27-31 (FULL) Building Big Learn how simple machines work and are used in everyday life. Campers will examine pulleys, levers, inclined planes, and engineer their own building projects.
August 3-7 (FULL) Ooey, Gooey Science Get your hands dirty using everyday materials and learn cool science facts about many items you use daily.
August 10-14 (FULL) Animal Antics Take an up-close look at exotic creatures and their extreme environments. Learn about habitats and adaptations of ocean creatures, insects, mammals, and many other critters. See several IMAX movies about animal adaptations!

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For questions, please contact our camp coordinator at 850.645.7777 or sreaves@challengertlh.com.



Completed 4-6
June 2-5
Rocketeers Build and launch different types of rockets, airplanes, helicopters, and other flying machines. Learn how Newton's Laws of Motion affect all flying machines.
June 8-12 (FULL) & July 27-31 (FULL)

Minecraft Mania

Learn science and math with Minecraft? Of course you can! Campers will use the power of math and matrices to create fantastic working creations in-game and learn about Minecraft's geology with real rocks. Campers will all be working on our local private Minecraft server, no personal account or device needed.
June 15-19 (FULL)

Einstein's Workshop

Explore electricity, magnloletism, forces and motion while conducting many science experiments.
June 22-26 (FULL) & July 20-24 (FULL) Renegade Robots What is a robot? Learn all about robots and how they are used to help everyday life. Build LEGO NXT robots and program them to do various tasks like follow a line, respond to sound and movement and use your imagination to have them do more!
June 29-July 3
(FULL)

Camp Chemistry

Examine the chemical reactions that occur in the kitchen! Campers will make their own gum, soda and candy.
July 6-10 (FULL) & August 3-7 Movie Magic How do they do that? See movies in the IMAX theater and learn about 3D technology, claymation, and other movie-making techniques. Make your own movie to display on graduation day!
July 13-17 (FULL) Dinosaur Discovery Examine plate tectonics and the effects on our planet, and explore the habitats and lifestyles of prehistoric creatures.
August 10-14 (FULL) Zany Zoologists

Enjoy several IMAX 3D movies while learning about different animals and their adaptations and habitats. Have fun doing experiments and activities about many different types of animals including lemurs, elephants, sharks and more!

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For questions, please contact our camp coordinator at 850.645.7777 or sreaves@challengertlh.com.



Completed 6-8
June 22-26 (FULL) EV3 Robotics Level 1 This is one of our most popular camps. Campers will conceive, design, build, and program multiple EV3 robots throughout the week. Campers will document their scientific process and post their inventions and designs online.
June 29-July 3

EV3 Robotics Level 2

This is for campers who have experience and knowledge of basic building and programming of the EV3 robots. Campers will use their imaginations to create advanced and more complicated robots that can do multiple tasks.
July 6-10 (FULL) & August 3-7

Movie Magic

How do they do that? See movies in the IMAX theater and learn about 3D technology, claymation, and other movie-making techniques. Make your own movie to display on graduation day!
July 13-17 (FULL) Tech-tastic! Discover the inner-workings of today and tomorrow's greatest technologies. Create objects with a 3D printer and explore Arduino, Raspberry Pi, and more. Individual and group projects will explore 21st century technology.
July 20-24
(FULL)

Amusement Park Physics

Campers will explore forces and mechanics and build models to help study motion in preparation for experiencing the real thing on a field trip to Wild Adventures!
July 27-31
(FULL)
Minecraft Mania Learn science and math with Minecraft? Of course you can! Campers will use the power of math and matrices to create fantastic working creations in-game and learn about Minecraft's geology with real rocks. Campers will all be working on our local private Minecraft server, no personal account or device needed.

Register Now!

For questions, please contact our camp coordinator at 850.645.7777 or sreaves@challengertlh.com.



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