Camp Discovery

Join the Discovery Center for a summer of fun!

Explore different science themes and concepts, conduct simple experiments, play games,
make crafts, cool off at the pool, and go on a field trip each week!

We offer summer camp for two age groups (Juniors = ages 8 – 11 | Seniors = ages 12 – 15) from June 1st – August 7th.


Each week of summer camp has a different theme or topic. 

   

Camp Costs

Junior / Senior Camp $130 / week
Junior / Senior Camp (Member Rate) $115 / week
Extended Day $15 / week
Registration Fee $25 / camper

 

 Camp Day starts at 9:00 a.m. and ends at 4:00 p.m.

Extended Day is from 7:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.; 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

STAY TUNED FOR SUMMER 2020 REGISTRATION

 

Summer Camp Weeks and Themes

Week 1

June 1st – June 5th 

Theme: Marine Biology

Dive deep into marine biology as we learn about ocean life and ecosystems, deep sea exploration, conservation, and more!

Week 2

June 8th – June 12th 

Theme: Myths and Magic 

Get ready to debunk some myths and discover the science behind some of our famous mythological tales.

Week 3

June 15th – June 19th

Theme: Survivor

Learn to walk on the wild side as you practice survival basics: knots, tracks, shelter, food, and much more. Bring your sense of adventure to overcome survival challenges as a team!

Week 4

June 22nd – June 26th 

Theme: Air and Space

Three, two, one, LIFT OFF! Join us this week as we explore the science of flight in its many forms, man-made and in nature. From airplanes to rockets to birds, let’s soar!

 

Week 5

June 29th – July 2nd

Theme: Arts & Science 

Science and art combine as you experiment with different artistic techniques, materials, and styles!

Week 6

July 6th-10th

Theme: Energy 

Spark your curiosity as we examine energy in its many forms. From circuits to gravity, we will shed light on the many mysteries of energy! 

Week 7

July 13th -17th 

Theme: Awesome Animals

With the dog days of summer just around the corner there’s no better time to learn all about animals! From pets to wildlife, we will introduce you to animal care, wildlife biology techniques, and more.

Week 8

July 20th – July 24th 

Theme: Engineering 

Get ready, get set, BUILD! Tinker with toys to problem solve our hands on engineering challenges.

Week 9

July 27th – July 31st 

Theme: Archaeology & Geology 

Dig up the past as we explore the connections between archaeology and geology. You will dig for fossils, learn about Florida’s unique geological features, and uncover the stories that ancient artifacts can tell us!

Week 10

August 3rd – August 7th 

Theme: Exhibit Design 

Learn first hand from our staff what it takes to design an exhibit and create your own exhibit concept. The winning concept might become a future Discovery Center exhibit!