Spy Academy (ages 6-11)
From decoding secret messages to metal detectors and night vision goggles, check out spy tech equipment and take home lots of gadgets like a UV Fingerprint Finder! Become an expert detective and learn forensic science techniques used in evidence gathering and analysis! (Campers should know how to read and write full sentences)
Eco-Explorers (ages 6-11)
Have fun finding and magnifying nature’s smallest creatures, engineer animal habitats, pour plaster casts of animal tracks, make recycled paper, and build a water filter! Create your own blob of “Mad Mucus” and find out what Mr. Owl ate for lunch!
Daily Themes: Birds & Beasts · Nature · Earth Awareness · Cell City · Organ Trail
Jet Cadets (ages 6-11)
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. Learn about celestial navigation and take home a rocket you build yourself!
Daily Themes: Wright Stuff · Rockin’ Rockets · Milky Way · Up, Up & Away · Space Day
“Fizz”-ical Phenomena & Che-Mystery (ages 6-11)
Have a ton of fun and whip up potions! Experiment with all kinds of chemical reactions, including growing crystals, making sidewalk chalk, and learning the science of chromatography! Mix it up and experiment with molecular madness, radical reactions and “fizz”-ical and chemical reactions!
Daily Themes: Mad Messages · Crazy Chemistry · Radical Reactions · Chemical Counting · Scene of the Crime
Little Green Thumbs (ages 4-6) Half Day Only
Flowers and minds can’t blossom without STEMs. Specially designed for inquisitive pre-K or Kinder-“Gardeners”. Discover how to paint with wind, build a bug model, start your own garden and learn what nature needs to make plants grow! (Participants MUST be potty trained.)
Daily Themes: Soil & Seeds · Sun, Wind & Rain · Plants & Leaves · Flowers, Fruits & Veggies · Butterflies, Bees & Ladybugs
Reactions in Action (ages 6-11)
Dive into the realms of the Chemical and Physical world in this crazy week of non-stop action – and Reaction! Explore our wonderlab and find eggs that don’t break, ice that doesn’t melt and discover how to freeze time! Perform spectacular hands on experiments and continue the fun at home with the gadgets you’ve designed in the lab!
Daily Themes: Shutterbugs · Science of Sport · Newton’s Loco-Motion · Crazy Chem-Works (2 days)
NASA: Journey into Outer Space (ages 6-11) Half Day Only
Mad Science and NASA have teamed up to bring you the excitement and wonder of space in this new voyage of discovery. Explore the farthest reaches of our solar system. Probe the mysteries of meteors and bounce around satellite light as you learn about space phenomena!
Daily Themes: Earth and Beyond · Astronaut-in-Training · Solar Launch · Eye on the Sky · Space Voyage