Summer Science Camps
Ages 5 to 10
Days & Times:
Optional After Care until 5:30pm each day for an added $50/week.
Advanced registration is required.
2013 Dates and Topics (printable PDF)
Jun 17 - 21 & Jun 24 - 28
Did you know that the vast majority of animals on Earth do not have bones? Join us for a week of creepy crawly invertebrates, on the land and in the sea! We'll discover the world of animals without bones: insects, spiders, worms, and so much more.
Jul 8 - 12 & Jul 15 - 19
This week long adventure will require some creativity! Get ready to create some bottle popping, color blasting and gooey experiments. We will explore science through hands on
Jul 22 - 26 & Jul 29 - Aug 2
Join on us on an epic adventure as we visit different grasslands around the globe: from African savannas, to South American pampas, Eurasian steppes, and our own North American prairies. Through hands-on activities, games, and crafts, we'll discover the many animals and people who call these special places home. Fun projects will include making a house out of dirt, weaving a grass basket, creating our own prairie dog town, watching a controlled grasslands fire, and interacting with our very own Pocket Prairie in Russ Pitman Park!
Aug 5 - 9 & Aug 12 - 16
Come explore the globe’s nature as we hop around the world in only 5 days! Every day we'll discover the plant, animals, and ecosystems of a different area on the map… Australia, Tropical Africa, The Amazon, North America, and the Polar Regions.
What to Bring
Day 1 - Campers MUST have a signed Release Form (printable PDF) on their first day of camp. You may complete this form and send it with them, or you can mail it to the Center (7112 Newcastle, Bellaire, TX 77401) before the camp begins.
Daily - Kids bring lunches. We provide snacks and water.
Please don't hesitate to call us at 713.667.6550 with questions about our camps or for help with the registration process.
Campers work together and independently to solve problems, perform experiments, play games, create imaginative crafts, and more. Camps are limited to 20 children each week with 4 teen counselors assisting the Camp Instructor. Camp Instructors are salaried staff of the Nature Discovery Center.Registration Information and Forms
Open enrollment has begun!
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Register Now, Pay Later!
You may sign up for several camps at once, and make a minimum payment for at least one of the camps up-front and then pay the remainder due over time as long as final payment for each week of camp is made 2 weeks before the child attends the camp. You will need to call the Center or come by in person to make these payment "installments".
Please be sure to read our Cancellation - Refund Policies - Classes, Camps!
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