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School’s Out Science Camps

Single-day holiday camp sessions take place in the fall, winter, and spring and are available for boys and girls in grades K-5. Each day will be filled with fun, hands-on holiday-themed science experiments and memory-making experiences.

Save $5 on every day camp when you register for two or three camps during the same transaction, or save $10 per camp when you register for four or more.


2018-19 Camp Schedule

Sept. 19, 2018

Campers will perform the grossest, slimiest, messiest experiments! We'll learn about how gross the world, including ourselves, really is, and have fun doing it.

More Spooky Science
Oct. 8, 2018

We'll be conducting our own spooky experiments to get ready for Halloween. Our activities will be inspired by our favorite Halloween movies.

Invent It!
Nov. 6, 2018

We'll put our minds and skills to the test to complete building challenges. Campers will use their creativity to make their own inventions.

Dino Light
Nov. 23 and 26, 2018

Campers will explore electricity in this exciting camp. We'll start with the basics to power lights and work our way up to building robots. Our projects are inspired by our special Dino Light show.

Super Cool Science
Dec. 26 and 27, 2018

Winter break is all about the coolest science. This camp features the return of Mini Ice Cream Wars, where campers work in teams to create their own ice cream flavor and compete for tasters' votes.

Pirate Camp
Feb. 15, 2019

Arrgh, where be me booty? Campers will use boats, maps, compasses, and more to navigate the Science Center and find the hidden treasure.

Claws & Paws
Feb. 18, 2019

Mush! Campers are going to meet actual sled dogs and learn about animals that work and how we can work with animals.

Spy Camp
April 19 and 22, 2019

Da Vinci needs super spies! Campers will learn about how to go undercover, crack secret codes, and make super cool spy gadgets.

Camp Details

  • Camps run from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • For students in grades K-5
  • $75 per student, per day
  • The day includes a short recess break in the morning, a lunch break, and a short afternoon recess
  • A lunch from Domino’s or Chick-Fil-A may be added for an additional $5 (Dominos) or $7 (Chick-Fil-A)
  • Morning and afternoon snacks may be added for $2 each
  • Morning drop off begins at 8:45 a.m.
  • Morning care activities from 7:30-9 a.m. may be added for an additional $10
  • Afternoon care activities from 4-5:30 p.m. may be added for an additional $10

Camp Reservation and Refund Policies

  • Cancellations made 21 or more days before arrival date: Full refund minus $25 processing fee
  • Cancellations made 8-20 days before arrival date: 50 percent refund
  • Cancellations made 7 days or less before arrival date: 25 percent refund
  • Reservation adjustments: Da Vinci Science Center understands that sometimes it becomes necessary to reschedule a summer camp session after your reservation has been made. The Science Center will be happy to accommodate a one-time reservation change

Contact: Joe Schoenly, 484-664-1002, Ext. 149 Email: camps@davincisciencecenter.org


P: 484.664.1002
D: 3145 Hamilton Blvd. Bypass, Allentown, PA 18103
H: Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun. 12-5 p.m.
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