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Ages 12-14 Full Day Camps

The health and safety of Carnegie Science Center visitors, members, and camp staff is our top priority. Due to the current public health concerns surrounding COVID-19 and the Allegheny County Health Department’s new order for a one-week closure of all activities or events over 25 people, Carnegie Science Center Summer Camps during the week of July 6 are canceled. If your child is registered for Summer Camp during the week of July 6, a member of our visitor services team will contact you within the week or contact us at customerservice@carnegiesciencecenter.org. We will continue to monitor the public health recommendations provided by the Allegheny County Health Department and the PA Department of Health and will alert camp registrants regarding the week of July 13 and beyond if there are changes to those camps


Your camper will have a safe and educational experience at Carnegie Science Center’s Summer Camps. From biology to space and from robotics to video game design, science camps offer awe-inspiring education for every interest!


Registration

Registration is open via the website or by emailing CustomerService@CarnegieScienceCenter.org.

Full-day camps run from 9 am–4 pm
Campers must bring a bagged lunch

Carnegie Science Center Summer Camps are specifically developed for the age group listed. To make the most of your campers’ experience, they must be the appropriate age on the date the selected camp begins. If necessary, Science Center staff will contact you to reschedule your camper.

 


NEW! Video Game Design 2.0

Mon., July 13–Fri., July 17
9 am–4 pm

Mon., July 27–Fri., July 31
9 am–4 pm

COST: $280/$310 (members/nonmembers)

Are you ready to take your programming skills to the next level? Build an immersive universe using GameMaker Studio 2 and the GML scripting language. Send your characters on an epic adventure adding in physics and realistic motion to code a game that is all your own.



Robot Engineers

Mon., July 13–Fri., July 17
9 am–4 pm

Mon., Aug. 10–Fri., Aug. 14
9 am–4 pm

COST: $280/$310 (members/nonmembers)

Explore the fascinating world of robotics as you design and program robots to carry out a variety of tasks, from robotic hands and minesweeping rovers to a robotic amusement park ride. Use both LEGO® Mindstorms EV3’s and Hummingbird Robotics Kits to design, build, program, and beta-test your robotic creations.



Survivor’s Guide: After the Apocalypse

Mon., July 20–Fri., July 24
9 am–4 pm

COST: $250/$280 (members/nonmembers)

A zombie apocalypse has occurred and has sent civilization back to a world without modern conveniences. Learn how the zombie disease is spreading and how to avoid being infected. Figure out how to survive in the new world by navigating without GPS, finding food and water, and engineering helpful tools.


NEW! Intro to Animation

Mon., Aug. 3–Fri., Aug. 7
9 am–4 pm

COST: $280/$310 (members/nonmembers)

Explore the world of animation from drawn samples to complex 3D movements. Complete daily animation challenges and design your own animated story with custom characters. Take your original pixel artwork and transform it into a GIF!


Camps Greatest Hits

Mon., Aug. 17–Fri., Aug. 21
9 am–4 pm

COST: $250/$280 (members/nonmembers)

Before summer wraps up and school begins, revisit the greatest hits from science camp! Launch rockets, make slime, build LEGO® contraptions, and race robots. All your favorite activities in one jam-packed week!


Fab Lab: Build Your Virtual World Camp

Mon., July 6–Fri., July 10 *Canceled*

Mon., July 27–Fri., July 31

9 am–4 pm

COST: $320/$345 (members/nonmembers)
Materials fee included in price

Design and fabricate your own personalized cardboard VR viewer and experiment with VR software. Adapt virtual worlds and create some of your own! (Campers should bring their own smartphone to this camp and have access to installing free apps).


Ages 12-14 Full Day Camps

The health and safety of Carnegie Science Center visitors, members, and camp staff is our top priority. Due to the current public health concerns surrounding COVID-19 and the Allegheny County Health Department’s new order for a one-week closure of all activities or events over 25 people, Carnegie Science Center Summer Camps during the week of July 6 are canceled. If your child is registered for Summer Camp during the week of July 6, a member of our visitor services team will contact you within the week or contact us at customerservice@carnegiesciencecenter.org. We will continue to monitor the public health recommendations provided by the Allegheny County Health Department and the PA Department of Health and will alert camp registrants regarding the week of July 13 and beyond if there are changes to those camps


Your camper will have a safe and educational experience at Carnegie Science Center’s Summer Camps. From biology to space and from robotics to video game design, science camps offer awe-inspiring education for every interest!


Registration

Registration is open via the website or by emailing CustomerService@CarnegieScienceCenter.org.

Full-day camps run from 9 am–4 pm
Campers must bring a bagged lunch

Carnegie Science Center Summer Camps are specifically developed for the age group listed. To make the most of your campers’ experience, they must be the appropriate age on the date the selected camp begins. If necessary, Science Center staff will contact you to reschedule your camper.

 


NEW! Video Game Design 2.0

Mon., July 13–Fri., July 17
9 am–4 pm

Mon., July 27–Fri., July 31
9 am–4 pm

COST: $280/$310 (members/nonmembers)

Are you ready to take your programming skills to the next level? Build an immersive universe using GameMaker Studio 2 and the GML scripting language. Send your characters on an epic adventure adding in physics and realistic motion to code a game that is all your own.



Robot Engineers

Mon., July 13–Fri., July 17
9 am–4 pm

Mon., Aug. 10–Fri., Aug. 14
9 am–4 pm

COST: $280/$310 (members/nonmembers)

Explore the fascinating world of robotics as you design and program robots to carry out a variety of tasks, from robotic hands and minesweeping rovers to a robotic amusement park ride. Use both LEGO® Mindstorms EV3’s and Hummingbird Robotics Kits to design, build, program, and beta-test your robotic creations.



Survivor’s Guide: After the Apocalypse

Mon., July 20–Fri., July 24
9 am–4 pm

COST: $250/$280 (members/nonmembers)

A zombie apocalypse has occurred and has sent civilization back to a world without modern conveniences. Learn how the zombie disease is spreading and how to avoid being infected. Figure out how to survive in the new world by navigating without GPS, finding food and water, and engineering helpful tools.


NEW! Intro to Animation

Mon., Aug. 3–Fri., Aug. 7
9 am–4 pm

COST: $280/$310 (members/nonmembers)

Explore the world of animation from drawn samples to complex 3D movements. Complete daily animation challenges and design your own animated story with custom characters. Take your original pixel artwork and transform it into a GIF!


Camps Greatest Hits

Mon., Aug. 17–Fri., Aug. 21
9 am–4 pm

COST: $250/$280 (members/nonmembers)

Before summer wraps up and school begins, revisit the greatest hits from science camp! Launch rockets, make slime, build LEGO® contraptions, and race robots. All your favorite activities in one jam-packed week!


Fab Lab: Build Your Virtual World Camp

Mon., July 6–Fri., July 10 *Canceled*

Mon., July 27–Fri., July 31

9 am–4 pm

COST: $320/$345 (members/nonmembers)
Materials fee included in price

Design and fabricate your own personalized cardboard VR viewer and experiment with VR software. Adapt virtual worlds and create some of your own! (Campers should bring their own smartphone to this camp and have access to installing free apps).


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