FALL BREAK CAMP 2018
When school is out, camp is in! The Discovery Center incorporates fun, hands-on, inquiry-based learning into all of our camps. Campers are divided into different age groups each with their own Camp Counselor and age-appropriate lessons packed with hands-on games and activities designed to help campers learn, socialize and have fun! Each camp offers the opportunity for exploration of museum exhibits and free play outdoors, weather permitting. Snack is provided by Discovery Center each afternoon.
Grades: Kindergarten through 4th
Hours: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Extended Care: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. for $5 a day
Cost: Non-members: $40, Members: $35
Theme for the week: Weather
Monday, Oct. 1
A Day in the Clouds
Clouds, rainbows, lighting – who knew rain could be this much fun?! Join us for our first day of Fall Break Camp as we learn about our favorite precipitation to stomp around in. Learn how the water cycle works, and take home your own pet cloud.
Tuesday, Oct. 2
Be a Meteorologist
Today we are making our own rain gauges, thermometer, and barometer to test our meteorologist skills. We will learn how to read multiple weather instruments and become TV meteorologists for the afternoon.
Wednesday, Oct. 3
Sun and Moon
We obviously are obsessed with our two favorite celestial objects, but how do they affect our weather from so far away? We will talk about how but how the sun and the moon play a large role in our weather every day.
Thursday, Oct. 4
Discovery how the whole earth is connected by the breeze! We will learn about how humans have harnessed the power of the wind throughout history and create our own mechanisms to watch the wind.
Friday, Oct. 5
Sand, wind, ice – storms can be made up of all kinds of things. Come learn about the storms that happen here at home and even some that happen in space.