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2021 Holiday Camps
Ages 10–12

Holiday Camps

Mon.–Thurs., Dec. 27–30
For age groups: 6–7, 8–9, 10–12

If you’re looking for educational activities this holiday season to keep the kids engaged, full-day camps for your curious explorer, or the best camps in Pittsburgh, the Science Center is your solution for scientific discovery this season!

Spark holiday science with a full-day learning adventure! Hunt for treasures from the past. Use clues to explore the lives of one of the greatest ancient civilizations and the scientific discoveries they made. Put your astronaut skills to the test and investigate the Milky Way. Become a meteorologist and learn why the weather outside is frightful. Merry and bright fun awaits every camper this season!

Explore our exciting lineup of Holiday Camps below!

It’s in the Stars

Mon., Dec. 27
9 am–4 pm $50 Members/$56 Nonmembers

Discover the stars, planets, and constellations you can see at night right from your own backyard. Enjoy a show in Buhl Planetarium and put your astronaut skills to the test as we investigate the Milky Way Galaxy! Campers must bring a bagged lunch.

 


 

Frozen Science

Tues., Dec. 28
9 am–4 pm $50 Members/$56 Nonmembers

How cold is COLD? Explore the states of matter, experiment with freezing and melting, and investigate why the weather outside is frightful. Celebrate the New Year and light up the night with your own decoration! Campers must bring a bagged lunch.

 


 

History Detectives

Wed., Dec. 29
9 am–4 pm
$62 Members/$68 Nonmembers

Includes admission to POMPEII: THE EXHIBITION

How does archaeology help us discover the mysteries of the past? Dig into important science topics while exploring historical and modern archaeology methods and how far technology has come. Find out how Indiana Jones and technology intersect! Campers must bring a bagged lunch.

 


 

At Home in Rome

Thurs., Dec. 30
9 am–4 pm
$62 Members/$68 Nonmembers

Includes admission to POMPEII: THE EXHIBITION

Roll up your sleeves and spend a day working with various materials and mediums. Make your own fresco, mosaic, and build your ancient dream home! We’re exploring art, architecture, natural resources, and more! Campers must bring a bagged lunch.

 

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412.237.3400

In case of inclement weather, please call the above number to determine if there are any changes to the program.