Winter Break Camps are back! Book your kids some fun IRL and get them down to the Science Center. This year, camps explore rockets, the eclipse, emerging technology, sustainable energy, and more! Camps run from December 20-22 and December 26-29. Camp days are from 8:15 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Explore new, standalone themes each day, or join us all week to experience them all! Camps are $67 per day ($57 for members) and siblings receive a $5 discount. Campers who sign up for more than one day of camp receive a $5 discount. 

Daily before-care is $5 per day. Daily aftercare is $15 per day. 

Lunch is $9 per day.

Grades: K – 2
Dates: Wednesday, December 20, 2023 through Friday, December 22, 2023

It IS Rocket Science (Wednesday, December 20, 2023)
Are NASA engineers designing rockets with the best shape and structure? Follow their engineering process to decide for yourself! Create, build, and improve your own rocket designs, and have a BLAST! Register here.

Cast a Shadow (Thursday, December 21, 2023)
Without a shadow of a doubt, this camp will be stellar! Learn the role of a shadow in a total solar eclipse, how shadows can help you safely watch the eclipse, and create your own shadow experiments. Don't get left in the dark! Register here.

Life Beyond (Friday, December 22, 2023)
What are the building blocks of life? Become an astrobiologist and study both life on Earth and beyond our atmosphere! Register here.

Grades: 3 – 6
Dates: Wednesday, December 20, 2023 through Friday, December 22, 2023

Get With the Program (Wednesday, December 20, 2023)
Learn the basics of programming, experiment with robotics and cybersecurity, and generate your own code to complete challenges! Register here.

Innovate the Future (Thursday, December 21, 2023)
What is AI and how does it work? What about the Internet of Things, AR vs AR, and cloud technology? Experiment with these emerging technologies and learn how to use these resources in future careers! Register here.

Fab-Tech Friday (Friday, December 22, 2023)
It's time to roll up your sleeves and get creative! Have a *fab* time designing using laser cutters and 3-D printing technologies, and learn how they have been used to help better the lives of others. Register here.

Grades: K – 2
Dates: Tuesday, December 26, 2023 through Friday, December 29, 2023

Earth-Friendly Energy (Tuesday, December 26, 2023)
What is decarbonization and why is it important? Explore different types of sustainable energy and learn how you can help save our planet. Register here.

Hello World (Wednesday, December 27, 2023)
Calling coders of all ages! Learn the basics of binary language, experiment with robots, and write your own code to complete challenges in this camp for all levels of programmers. Register here.

The Future is Now (Thursday, December 28, 2023)
AI, AR, VR, and IoT are more than just letters! Experiment with these emerging technologies, discover how they work and why they are used, and learn how they are shaping future careers! Register here.

Fabricate a Fun Friday (Friday, December 29, 2023)
Make your own fun! Experiment with laser cutting and 3-D printing technologies to create something new. Learn about these technologies and how they are used to help others. Register here.

Grades: 3 – 6
Dates: Tuesday, December 26, 2023 through Friday, December 29, 2023

It Takes a Rocket Scientist (Tuesday, December 26, 2023)
What is the strongest shape and how basic shapes be used to build complex things like rockets? Become a NASA engineer and compete to see who can build the strongest structures! Register here.

"Total"ly Cool Eclipse (Wednesday, December 27, 2023)
There is a total solar eclipse on April 8, 2024, and the path of totality will be right over the Science Center and downtown Cleveland! Prepare for the eclipse by learning how it can be safely viewed, how the path of totality is mapped, and what the different stages of the eclipse are. Register here.

Solar Flare (Thursday, December 28, 2023)
Can you harness the power of the sun? Shine bright as you experiment with solar power, discover how it works, and learn all about solar cells! Register here.

Extreme Files in Astrobiology (Friday, December 29, 2023)
Is there life outside of Earth's atmosphere? The is, yes! Discover how some species can live in the most extreme conditions on Earth, and how they have helped scientists learn how life can exist in outer space! Register here.