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Holiday Camps 2022 - Tues.-Fri., Dec. 27-30

Give the gift of a Holiday Camp experience!

Holiday Camps

Tues.–Fri., Dec. 27–30
9 am–4 pm

For ages 6–8 and 9–11
Daily registration: $65 Members/$75 Nonmembers per day

Go on a full-day festive science adventure!

Explore the universe, traverse distant galaxies, become a LEGO® engineer, build robots and understand how they operate, and complete a mission to Mars! Bring your own lunch; snacks provided.

Registration is open online through Wed., Dec. 21!

Explore our available offerings for ages 6–8 and 9–11!

Tues., Dec. 27 one-day camps

Cosmic Adventures (For ages 6–8)

Tues., Dec. 27
9 am–4 pm

Discover what stars, planets, and constellations you can see at night from your own backyard. Investigate the Milky Way galaxy and explore our brand-new exhibit, Mars: The Next Giant Leap.

Space Quest (For ages 9–11)

Tues., Dec. 27
9 am–4 pm

Explore the universe, test rocket designs, and explore the past, present, and future of space exploration. Plus, enjoy our brand-new exhibit Mars: The Next Giant Leap.

Wed., Dec. 28 one-day camps

Brick by Brick (For ages 6–8)

Wed., Dec. 28
9 am–4 pm

Do you have what it takes to be a LEGO® engineer? Build 2D and 3D models, construct a spinning top, and race wind-powered brick-mobiles!

Robot Engineers (For ages 9–11)

Wed., Dec. 28
9 am–4 pm

Tackle challenges and obstacles with robots as you complete a mission to Mars!

Thurs., Dec. 29 one-day camps

Robot Roundup (For ages 6–8)

Thurs., Dec. 29
9 am–4 pm

Discover how robots’ sense, think, and act as you get hands-on with a fun variety of educational robots. Use color to program Ozobots™, snap together Cubelets, and navigate Sphero through an obstacle course.

Don’t Try This at Home (For ages 9–11)

Thurs., Dec. 29
9 am–4 pm

Take part in some sensational science experiments that are too slimy, sticky, and messy to do at home. Make fun, fizzy concoctions, compare different types of slime and Oobleck, and paint with gravity.

Fri., Dec. 30 one-day camps

Slime Time (For ages 6–8)

Fri., Dec. 30
9 am–4 pm

What time is it? Slime time! Spend the day elbows deep in all things gooey, sticky, and slimy with science experiments.

LEGO™ Jam (For ages 9–11)

Fri., Dec. 30
9 am–4 pm

Discover the science of simple machines, explore ancient engineering techniques, and use the engineering design process with a day of LEGO® engineering challenges.


About Holiday Camps at Carnegie Science Center:

As one of the best camp programs in Pittsburgh and a top-notch destination for camp families in Pittsburgh, Carnegie Science Center’s Holiday Camps feature a variety of safe, themed activities, live demonstration shows, and children museum exhibits. If you’re looking for childcare options during the holiday week, we’ve got you covered!

Please note, all sales are final. No cancellations or refunds.

Carnegie Science Center reserves the right to cancel any program one week before it begins due to insufficient registration. In case of inclement weather, please check the website to see if a program has been canceled. All registered participants will receive a full refund in the case of cancellation.

Safety Policy: Based on current best practices, we require masks for program participants and program staff when the Allegheny County COVID-19 Community Level designation is at the red/high mark.