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ScienceWorks Camps

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!

Weekly camps run Monday-Friday 9am-3pm, from June 13th - August 26th

 


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.

Adventures in Chemistry
August 8-12th

 

 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.

Awesome Oregon: June 13-17th, 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

Camp for this week has concluded!

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Leonardo's Workshop: June 20-24th, 9am - 3pm

Travel back in time over 400 years to apprentice for the original Renaissance man, Leonardo Da Vinci. Campers will blend art and engineering to design, make, and test their own inventions.

Camp for this week has concluded!

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Health Heroes and Castle Quest: June 27-July 1st, 9am - 3pm

Campers will learn all about how our bodies fight off invaders (ages 5-6 Health Heroes) or about medieval engineering that made castles and siege engines defenses that still stand today (ages 6-8&8-11 with Castle Quest).

 

Camp for this week has concluded!

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Creature Creator: July 4-8th, 9am - 3pm


Be a bioengineer! Campers will learn how animals inspire robots, investigate what makes living things alive, and consider the ethics of making a living creation. This camp gives ‘making friends’ a whole new meaning!

Camp for this week has concluded!

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S.M.ART Camp: July 11-15th, 9am - 3pm

This camp puts the “Art” in “Smart” and the “A” in S.T.E.A.M. Campers will investigate art techniques, make their own art materials, and design artworks inspired by technology, science, and great artists from history.

Camp for this week has concluded!

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Greek Heroes and Hero Academy: July 18-22nd, 9am - 3pm

Medusa’s on the loose, and someone’s broken Baby Bear’s favorite chair. Stories have problems, and campers can fix them. Campers will use favorite fairy tales (ages 5-6 Greek Heroes) and Greek myths (ages 6-8&8-11 Hero Academy) as the setting for science investigations and engineering solutions to problems.

Camp for this week has concluded!

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Space Explorers: July 25-29th, 9am - 3pm

SESSION FULL (see next week)
This week’s camps are out of this world! Each camp this week will investigate exciting developments in space. 

Camp for this week has been fully booked!

See repeat week below.

Space Explorers (2nd Session!): August 1-5th,  9am - 3pm

This week’s camps are out of this world! Each camp this week will investigate exciting developments in space. Whether it’s figuring out how to make a moon playground (ages 5-6), planning a party for Mars rovers (ages 6-8), envisioning what life forms might be found on exoplanets (ages 8-11). There’s exciting investigations for every future space explorer.

Note: This camp is a repeat of Space Explorers that started July 25th, with the same curriculum.

Adventures in Chemistry: August 8-12th, 9am - 3pm

Chemistry is all around us, and this week campers will have a color-changing, fizzing, foaming good time. Whether it’s making chemical art (ages 5-6), chemical potions (ages 6-8), or chemical engineering with candy (ages 8-11), campers will make lots of new discoveries!

Animal Engineering and Pokémon Academy: August 15-19th, 9am - 3pm

Community building is a game when you add, nature investigations, engineering, and fun animal friends (ages 5-6). Older campers will learn game theory, sportsmanship, and statistics with Pokemon (ages 6-8&8-11)!

Awesome Oregon (2nd Session!): August 22-26th, 9am - 3pm

The camp so nice, we ran it twice!

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

Note: This camp is a repeat of Week One: Awesome Oregon, with the same curriculum.

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.