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Leapstart Mad Science Camp


[mls_h4]**NEW**BRIXOLOGY (ages 6-12) Half Day: 1pm-4pm[/mls_h4]
June 13th – 17th

Build a different LEGO™ project, inspired by an engineering theme, each day! Explore engineering fields including mechanical, structural, aerospace, nautical, and bioengineering. Use critical thinking, cooperation, and creative problem-solving to test and improve creations. Experience extended learning with take home toys to reinforce each concept!

[mls_h4]**NEW** Checkmate Chess (ages 5-12) Half Day 9am-12pm[/mls_h4]

June 13th – 17th

We bring chess pieces to life using creative personalities. Our imaginative characters accelerate the learning process and fascinate children. Play with our giant chess set – the biggest you’ve ever seen! Find out why chess is the most popular game in the world. We cover all rules, strategies and tactics. This camp is appropriate for beginners through intermediate players.
Daily Themes: Basic Rules Castling Tag-team Attack Controlling the Center Tournament and Fun Activities

[mls_h4]**NEW** STEM-ulating Science! (Ages 4-6) Half Day Only 9am-12pm[/mls_h4]

July11th – 15th

Find out just how much fun Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) can be lexapro generic indian pharmacy with our unique and exciting hands-on activities! Put your engineering and technology skills to use and build structures, explore space and discover magnetic levitation! Basic math concepts such as units of measure, shapes, problem solving, addition and subtraction are used during our crazy experiments! Continue the fun and learning at home with experiments you’ve made at camp! (Participants MUST be potty trained.)

[mls_h4]Spy Academy (ages 5-12) 9am-12pm (half day) 9am-3pm (full day)[/mls_h4]

June 20th – 24th

Look out 007-the Mad Science Spy Academy is here! From decoding messages to metal detectors and night vision, check out spy tech equipment and take home lots of gadgets like a UV Fingerprint Finder! Step into the shoes of a detective and uncover the science involved in evidence gathering and analysis! Figure out the science of forensics and reveal who is behind those crazy capers! Become a super spy and learn clever ways of performing tasks as we take a hands-on view of the science that spies use!

Daily Themes: Discover Detection Funky Forensics Science of Security Sleuths on the Scene Spy Academy

[mls_h4]Jet Cadets (ages 5-12) 9am-12pm (half day) 9am-3pm (full day) [/mls_h4]

August 1st – 5th

It’s a bird! It’s a plane! No, it’s…everything from the earliest flying machines to the first rocket flights! This hands-on Mad Science program teaches you all about aerodynamics and the world above us! Explore the basic principles of flight, build airplanes, ride a hovercraft and construct balloon copters. Discover the mysteries of the galaxy, learn about celestial navigation, and take home a rocket that you build yourself!

Daily Themes: Wright Stuff Rockin’ Rockets Milky Way Up, Up & Away Space Day

[mls_h4]“Fizz”-ical Phenomena & Che-Mystery (ages 5-12) 9am-12pm (half day) 9am-3pm (full day)[/mls_h4]

July 25th – 29th

Take a walk on the wild side in this crazy week of science! Have a ton of fun as we whip up potions and experiment with all kinds of chemical reactions, including growing our own crystals, making sidewalk chalk, and learning the science of chromatography! Mix it up as we experiment with molecular madness, radical reactions and “fizz”-ical and chemical reactions. Discover what those crazy chemists are really up to in their laboratories!

Daily Themes: Mad Messages Crazy Chemistry Radical Reactions Chemical Counting Scene of the Crime

[mls_h4]Reactions in Action (ages 5-12) 9am-12pm (half day) 9am-3pm (full day)[/mls_h4]

June 27th – July 1st

Junior Mad Scientists dive into the realms of the Chemical and Physical world in this crazy week of non-stop action – and Reaction! Kids explore our wonderlab and find eggs that don’t break, ice that doesn’t melt and discover how to freeze time! Our young chemists perform spectacular hands on experiments and continue the fun at home with the gadgets they’ve designed in the lab!

Daily Themes: Shutterbugs Science of Sport Newton’s Loco-Motion Crazy Chem-Works (2 days)

[mls_h4]Eureka! Young Inventors’ Camp (ages 7-12) 9am-12pm (half day) 9am-3pm (full day)[/mls_h4]

July18th – 22nd

Creative Contraption Warning! This Mad Science camp is designed by you—the Inventor! Each day you’ll be given a series of challenges which must be overcome using basic materials, simple machines, tips from world famous inventors and the most important thing of all – your imagination! Assemble your own working light saber to take home! While Thomas Edison said invention is 10% inspiration and 90% perspiration; this camp is 100% fun!

Daily Themes: Rock, Paper, Scissors Wild Blue Yonder Shipwrecked! Whiz Kidz Science Fiction. Science Fact

Fees: $240 Half Day, $330 Full day


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