Discovery Summer Camp 2018

Welcome! The Discovery Center is gearing up for a fun, exploration-packed summer! 

If you have any questions about camp, please contact us!

 

Discovery Junior Camp

Discovery Senior Camp

Ages 8 – 11 years Ages 12 – 15 years

Camp Costs

Junior / Senior Camp $125 / week
Junior / Senior Camp (Member Rate) $115 / week

Extended Day

$15 / week
Registration Fee $25 / camper

Camp Day starts at 8:30am and ends at 4:30pm.
Extended Day is from 7:30am – 8:30am; 4:30pm – 5:30pm.

Button will redirect you to Ocala/Marion County ActiveNet where registration can be completed and payment can be made.

Button will redirect you to Ocala/Marion County ActiveNet where registration can be completed and payment can be made.

Week 1 | May 29 – June 1

Angry Birds!

Join us this week as we study birds!

We’ll learn about bird anatomy, how they fly, bird behavior, and bird identification with the Audubon Society. 

Week 2 | June 4 – June 8

Spooky Science

This week we’ll be busting myths, facing our fears, making creepy crafts, and exploring the weird and creepy of the science world!

Week 3 | June 11 – June 15

Tropical Odyssey

Join us this week as we make mini rainforests, learn about interesting tropical plant and animal species, go on a bug hunt, and get up-close and personal with some tropical critters!

Week 4 | June 18 – June 22

Journey to the Center of the Earth

We’ll dive deep into the ocean and dig deep underground this week as we explore the awesome world beneath our feet! Discover the layers of the Earth, Earth’s magnetism, earthquakes, aquifers, and caves.

Week 5 | June 25 – June 29

Exploring Art

Join us this week as we explore and practice several art mediums to create many, unique art pieces.

Week 6 | July 2 – 3; 5 – 6*

Engineering Week

Come join us as we learn about simple machines and structures, electricity, and the science of speed!

*NO CAMP ON JULY 4th/ INDEPENDENCE DAY

Week 7 | July 9 – 13

Space Explorers!

Join us this week as we explore the wonders of space! We will learn about the solar system, our local interstellar neighborhood, space exploration, and rockets. 

Week 8 | July 16 – 20

(The Adventures of) Professor Plants and FUN Guy

Join us as we learn about plant structures, identification, and basic gardening techniques.

Week 9 | July 23 – 27

Awesome Archaeology

Join us as we explore an excavation site, make a cartouche, fill a time capsule, and craft our own ancient civilizations!

Week 10 | July 30 – August 3

Under the Sea

Join us as we learn about the world’s oceans, boats, sea creatures, and ocean conservation.