​Camp FAQ

How to register for camps at the Science Center:

1.  Online at GreatScience.com
*Please register each child separately.

2.  By phone at 216-621-2400
Call us Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Payment Plans

Payment plans are available for Camp Curiosity. A 25 percent down payment is required at the time of registration and 25 percent is due every 30 days thereafter until full payment is made. Full payment for a session is due no later than three days before the start of camp. Any remaining balance will be automatically charged three days before a session begins. Campers cannot attend any session that has not been paid in full.

Refund Policy

Cancellations must be made 14 days before the registered program date to receive a refund. No refunds will be given within 14 days of the program date. A 25 percent administration fee will be withheld for cancellations made 14 days or more before the program date.

Cancellation Policy

Great Lakes Science Center reserves the right to cancel any program up to two weeks before it starts and will provide a full refund in the case of insufficient enrollment.

Log into Ultracamp

A link to log into your camp account can be found here. You may also reset your password, if needed, from that page. Once logged in, you will be able to view and complete any missing forms and edit the authorized pick up list for your camper.

Experienced Teachers

Each camp is led by a licensed local teacher, assisted by camp counselors including science professionals and college students with documented experience working with children. All summer camp staff members are CPR, AED and first aid certified and have passed criminal background checks.

Interested in Volunteering at Camp?

Do you want to have an exciting summer filled with challenges and fun? Why not join our volunteer program? Teen volunteers are an integral part of the success of our camps. Contact volunteer@glsc.org for more information.

Early Bird Discounts: Register for camp by February 29 and receive a $20 discount per camp. Register by May 1 and receive $10 off.
Alumni Discount: Returning camp or Great Science Academy children receive a $10 discount.
Additional Week Discount: At registration, sign up for more than one week of camp and receive a $10 discount off each additional week.
Membership Discount: Members save $20 per camp.

*Discounts can be combined to build the best value for your budget.


We are proud to offer need-based scholarships for camp attendees. Students that qualify for free or reduced-cost lunches at school may qualify for a camp scholarship. For details, see the scholarship application online, write to us at scholarships@glsc.org or call (216) 621-2400.

Extended Care (K-8 camps only)
Before-care is offered 7:30-8:30 a.m. for an additional $30 per week.
After-care is offered 3:30-5:30 p.m. for an additional $60 per week.
Register for both extended care sessions for $80 per week.

Campers are asked to bring a water bottle and snack each day of camp. Campers may bring a brown bag lunch or pre-order a boxed lunch. Box lunches are $35 for the week. More information is available in the online camp registration packet.