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Summer Camps 2023

ScienceWorks proudly offers high-quality and fun science-based summer camps for the Rogue Valley since 2003. In-person, small class sizes, guest speakers, and exciting locally inspired investigations mark this year as another fun summer at ScienceWorks!

 We may adjust camps to comply with pandemic safety rules. Schedules are subject to change.

Campers should bring comfortable clothing and shoes that can get dirty and closed toed shoes-- no open-toed sandals or flip flops Our camps vary from outdoor experiences to messy chemistry experiments so please prepare! Bring lunch and plenty of snacks!
We will cancel camps two weeks before the start date if there are fewer than 5 campers registered. If this happens we will provide you a full reimbursement. If you need to cancel your camp you have up to two weeks before to receive a full refund minus a $25 processing fee. All cancellations after this date will not receive a reimbursement.

SCHOLARSHIPS ARE AVAILABLE!
Please read the scholarship FAQ!
A limited number of camp scholarships are available. If your family has EBT (Oregon Trail Card), SNAP WIC, or free school lunches and would like to apply for a camp scholarship, please email cora@scienceworksmuseum.org one piece of official correspondence reflecting that your family receives this type of assistance and we will reach out to you.

SUMMER CAMP 2023 SCHEDULE BELOW

Awesome Oregon: June 12-16th, 9am - 3pm

 

Calling all environmental scientists! Save a salamander, track a herd, and identify invading alien species as campers explore and learn about Oregon’s amazing biodiversity

Pokemon Academy: June 19-23th, 9am - 3pm

Gotta catch some STEM! Campers will improve their game skills and practice teamwork and sportsmanship, plus will do fun STEM activities inspired by Pokemon.

Space Base: June 26-30, 9am - 3pm

 

3, 2, 1 BLASTOFF! Our astronauts will explore the universe with telescopes, rovers, and rockets!

 

Robotics Day Camps: TBD
Description Coming Soon

 

 

Registration Links Coming Soon!

Shark Week: July 10-14th, 9am - 3pm

 

We’re gonna need a bigger boat! Come explore ocean habitats and some of the world’s best predators, but don’t forget about ocean conservation!

Castle Quest: July 17-21st, 9am - 3pm

Castles and catapults! In Castle Quest camp, young squires will learn the physics and engineering of medieval structures. They'll make and defend castles, create and test armor, and have a robot tournament.

Droid Factory: July 24-28th, 9am - 3pm


From Drones to Droids! Come have blast this week when we learn about robotics!

 

 

Registration Link Coming Soon!

Awesome Oregon (REPEAT!): July 31- August 4th,  9am - 3pm

Forests, feathers, and fungi, oh my! Campers will be outdoor investigators, learning to apply their detective skills to identify animal signs, native plants, and alien invaders (invasive species).

Note: This camp is a repeat of Awesome Oregon that started June 12th, with the same curriculum.

Space Base: August 7th - 11th, 9am - 3pm

 

3, 2, 1 BLASTOFF! Our astronauts will explore the universe with telescopes, rovers, and rockets!

Candy Chemistry: August 14-18th, 9am - 3pm

Move over Willy Wonka! ScienceWorks Candy Lab is open for business. Campers will work as candy scientists to crack the chemical secrets behind America’s most popular candies, and make their own.

Leonardo's Workshop: August 21-25th, 9am - 3pm

It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s biomechanics! Campers will take inspiration from Leonardo Da Vinci and blend nature, art, and science in this inspiration-igniting camp.

What to Bring

Campers should bring comfortable clothing and shoes that can get dirty and closed toed shoes-- no open-toed sandals or flip flops. Our camps vary from outdoor experiences to messy chemistry experiments so please prepare! Bring lunch and plenty of snacks! Bring a water bottle!

Cancellation Policy

We will cancel camps two weeks before the start date if there are fewer than 5 campers registered. If this happens we will provide you a full reimbursement.

If you need to cancel your camp you have up to two weeks before to receive a full refund minus a $25 processing fee. All cancellations after this date will not receive a reimbursement.

Location

ScienceWorks camps take place at the museum. We're located at 1500 East Main Ashland, OR, 97520.

At the museum your child will be in a classroom setting as well as a public museum setting. We may go outside if weather is pleasant. Your child will have access to the museum exhibits as part of their camp experience.