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Summer Camp Descriptions & Dates

Click on the appropriate grade levels below for the Da Vinci Science Center Summer Camp descriptions, dates, and prices.

Members save $25 on each full-week camp and $10 on each single-day camp.


Grades K-1 Camps

Adventures in Anatomy     (Half-Day)

$195 | Embark on a wild adventure inside your very own body! From super cool bones, to strong muscles, to the beat of your own heart, discover the amazing systems that make you…you! This camp includes a special exploration of the Lehigh Valley Health Network My Body exhibit gallery.

Code Quest     (Half-Day)

$195 | Embark on a thrilling adventure where young learners explore coding fundamentals through hands-on activities and games. Decode the secrets of sequencing, patterns, and cause-and-effect using tangible objects and basic coding blocks. Join us for an imaginative journey into the exciting realm of coding!

Dino Detectives     (Half-Day)

$195 | Grab your explorer gear and dig into a week of dino excavations! Create erupting volcanoes and discover how fossils are formed. Channel your inner dinosaur with prehistoric fun and awesome experiments that’ll have you roaring with excitement!

Watershed Wonders     (Half-Day)

$195 | Meet real otters and other aquatic wildlife that call the Lehigh River Watershed home. Uncover the incredible biodiversity that thrives within these ecosystems and explore how watersheds contribute to the health of our planet. Discover the importance of clean water and become a junior scientist on a mission to protect our planet’s aquatic marvels! This camp includes a special exploration of the Lehigh River Watershed exhibit.

Good Vibrations     (Half-Day)

$195 | Discover the secrets of sound! Create your own instruments, investigate sound waves, discover pitch and volume, and make everyday items sing. Discover the secrets of sound as we embark on a musical adventure.  This camp includes a special exploration of the Science in the Making exhibit.

Kitchen Chemists     (Half-Day)

$195 | Dive into the world of food science fun! Channel your inner culinary scientist as you mix and measure tasty experiments. From fizzy fruit concoctions to baking wonders, every activity is a yummy adventure.


Grades 2-3 Camps

Anato-ME     (Full-Day)

$395 | Explore the world inside YOU! Unravel the secrets of how your body works and what it takes to care for it. Whip up awesome super snacks, meet the fascinating Cyndi, the synthetic human body, and take on wild challenges for a mind-blowing adventure! This camp includes a special exploration of the Lehigh Valley Health Network My Body Exhibit.

Mission to Mars     (Half-Day)

$195 | Buckle up for an intergalactic adventure like no other! Use real telescopes, plan your very own trip to space, and design epic gear for your cosmic mission. Get ready to be a space explorer and talk to awesome real-life scientists about what it takes to operate a rover from mission control.

Lights, Color, Action!     (Half-Day)

$195 | Journey into the dazzling universe of optics! Play with light, craft your own rainbow, tell magical stories with shadows, and unleash the power of DIY kaleidoscopes. Get ready to create some awesome art using the magic of optics!! This camp includes a special exploration of the Science in the Making exhibit.

Tech-sploration     (Full-Day)

$395 | View the world in completely new ways with marvelous gadgetry and cool tech innovations. Explore with augmented reality, harness the sun’s power with solar tech, use robots to tell stories, and unleash your creativity. This camp includes a special exploration of the Science in the Making exhibit.

Under the Big Top     (Full-Day)

$395 | Calling all thrill-seekers! Get ready for a week of carnival-inspired fun where you’ll turn games into awesome experiments and unravel the secrets behind your favorite rides. Investigate the magic within delicious carnival treats and interesting illusions and create your very own carnival attractions.

Amazing Adventures     (Full-Day)

$545 | Join us for a STEAM-powered summer finale! Discover awesome destinations throughout the Lehigh Valley and beyond, all through the eyes of Leonardo da Vinci. Guided by professional STEAM educators, explore the science, technology, engineering, art, and math (STEAM) connections at each stop. All travel fees, admission costs and special equipment needs are included in your registration.


Grades 4-5 Camps

Coaster Creations     (Full-Day)

$395 | Gear up for the ultimate amusement park adventure! Discover the physics secrets behind roller coasters, Ferris Wheels, and more. Engineer excitement as you design your own ride and jump into the science that turns amusement parks into thrilling wonders.

Code It, Create It     (Full-Day)

$395 | Art and engineering collide in an epic exploration of micro:bit wonders. Unleash your imagination and write basic code to create interactive toys, musical instruments, and works of art with this amazing, pocket-sized piece of tech that you get to keep!

Artful Illuminations     (Full-Day)

$395 | Embark on a creative journey where art, design, and engineering collide. Use circuitry to create electrified artworks, design and build architectural structures, and craft eco-friendly masterpieces using repurposed materials. Shape wearable art using ergonomics and construct three-dimensional art that moves.

Tracks and Trails     (Full-Day)

$395 | Meet real animals from the Lehigh River Watershed and nurture your inner nature enthusiast. Investigate astounding animal adaptations, become a birdwatching pro, design miniature wildlife habitats, and create art inspired by the plant life cycle. This camp includes a special exploration of the Lehigh River Watershed exhibit.

Amazing Adventures     (Full-Day)

$545 | Join us for a STEAM-powered summer finale! Discover awesome destinations throughout the Lehigh Valley and beyond, all through the eyes of Leonardo da Vinci. Guided by professional STEAM educators, explore the science, technology, engineering, art, and math (STEAM) connections at each stop. All travel fees, admission costs and special equipment needs are included in your registration.


Grades 6-8 Camps

Da Vinci Detectives     (Full-Day)

$425 | Calling all junior detectives! Join our super-sleuth camp and dive into the thrilling world of forensic science. Uncover mysteries while you analyze hair and fibers, and solve exciting mock crimes. Our expert instructors will guide you through the techniques used by real forensic experts, sparking curiosity and turning you into a crime-solving genius!

Eco Explorations     (Full-Day)

$425 | Get ready for some eco-adventures! Unlock the secrets of renewable energy, take on recycling challenges, and embark on some wildlife conservation missions in a week filled with interactive projects and an offsite outdoor field trip exploration. Become the ultimate eco superstar and unleash your powers to protect the planet.

Career Quest     (Full-Day)

$425 | From experimenting like a scientist to designing like an engineer, campers explore diverse career paths during this week of guest speakers and a field trip to the Mack Experience Center. Take a deep dive into exciting professions through interactive workshops and insightful chats with industry pros from companies like Lehigh Valley Health Network, Good Shepherd Rehabilitation, Mack Trucks, Lehigh University, The Udder Bar, Olympus Corporation Of The Americas, Miller-Keystone Blood Center, Thermo Fisher Scientific, and Let’s Build Construction Camp – Lehigh Valley. Students will also get the chance to utilize Transfr – a leader in providing VR career exploration and training simulations as they create their own paths to success.

Tech Safari     (Full-Day)

$425 | Blast into the awesome world of building robotic creatures. Learn the essentials of robotics, experiment with different materials, and team up to create your very own robotic pals. From four-legged rovers to winged wonders, campers will unleash their creativity and engineering skills in this hands-on and dynamic camp.

Amazing Adventures     (Full-Day)

$545 | Join us for a STEAM-powered summer finale! Discover awesome destinations throughout the Lehigh Valley and beyond, all through the eyes of Leonardo da Vinci. Guided by professional STEAM educators, explore the science, technology, engineering, art, and math (STEAM) connections at each stop. All travel fees, admission costs and special equipment needs are included in your registration.


Grades K-5 Single-Day Camps

Dino Discoveries    (Full-Day)

$90 | Get ready for a time-traveling adventure! Put on your scientific explorer hat to uncover ancient artifacts and solve mysteries that have puzzled us for millennia. What did dinosaurs eat? How did they get around?  What’s the difference between these ancient lizards and their modern-day relatives?  The answers just may surprise you! 

Wizarding World    (Full-Day)

$90 | Unleash your inner wizard as science and enchantment collide. Mix mystical potions, engineer a snitch to see how far it will fly, and study creatures like a magizoologist.  Master your skills to become the next STEAM Wizard Champion!

Wild Things    (Full-Day)

$90 | There’s a wild, wonderful world right outside your window, waiting to be discovered. Swim in the seas and swing from the trees with us as we explore all things wild in the animal kingdom. Investigate habitats, adaptations, and conservation strategies to learn how to be allies to our animal friends.

H-2-Woah!    (Full-Day)

$90 | Dive into the amazing world of water and discover its endless wonders! We drink it, swim in it, and bathe with it.  Investigate some of the other really cool things that water can do.  From mixing solutions to making bubbles that defy imagination, this day of camp will make you say H-2-WOAH!

Creative Contraptions    (Full-Day)

$90 | Time to transform simple tasks into zany, complicated, and creative contraptions! From basic chain reactions to mind-bending team challenges, we’ll work like architects and engineers to create out-of-this-world interactive machines that defy the ordinary on this day of investigation and experimentation.


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