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Ages 8-9 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! Sphero Challenge

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)

Combine hardware and software to create solutions to a variety of STEAM-centered challenges using Sphero Robotics. Design a miniature golf course and program Sphero to be the golf ball. Try your hand at robotic art, build and race with chariots, and navigate through obstacle courses.


Spy School

Mon., July 6–Fri., July 10 *Canceled*

Mon., Aug. 10–Fri., Aug. 14
9 am–4 pm

COST: $250/$280 (members/nonmembers)

Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to hone your powers of observation and master mental and physical challenges as you train to be a spy. Conduct experiments to detect poisonous substances, decipher top secret codes, and test gadgets like night vision goggles and listening devices.


Machine Mania

Mon., July 6–Fri., July 10 *Canceled*

Mon., July 20–Fri., July 24
9 am–4 pm

Mon., Aug. 10–Fri., Aug. 14
9 am–4 pm

COST: $280/$310 (members/nonmembers)

Discover the science of simple and powered machines with a week of LEGO® engineering fun. Explore gears and moving parts, potential and kinetic energy, and essential physical forces as you build motorized cranes, self-propelled cars, and walking animals!


NEW! Voyage to the Red Planet

Mon., July 13–Fri., July 17
9 am–4 pm

Mon., Aug. 3–Fri., Aug. 7
9 am–4 pm

COST: $250/$280 (members/nonmembers)

Pack your bags for an amazing voyage to the “Red Planet”. Follow the launch of the brand-new Mars rover, discover the challenges of living on another planet, and join up with your fellow space scientists to design a Mars colony.

 


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 Alka-Seltzer rockets, make slime, build LEGO® contraptions, and race robots. All your favorite activities in one jam-packed week!


Fab Lab: Maker Camp

Mon., July 13–Fri., July 17
9 am–4 pm

Mon., July 27–Fri., July 31
9 am–4 pm

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

Experience firsthand all the new technologies Fab Lab Carnegie Science Center has to offer: 3D printers, laser cutters, vinyl cutters, and other CNC machines. Learn the design software for both 2D and 3D machines and make daily projects to take home.

 


Fab Lab: Toy Works

Mon., July 6–Fri., July 10 *Canceled*


Fab Lab: Video Game Arcade

Mon., July 20–Fri., July 24
9 am–4 pm

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

Learn about game development and get creative with your own games. Use Scratch programming and the Makey Makey board to design your own video game and handheld controller. Transform the Fab Lab into an arcade as you share your game with other campers on the final day.

Ages 8-9 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! Sphero Challenge

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)

Combine hardware and software to create solutions to a variety of STEAM-centered challenges using Sphero Robotics. Design a miniature golf course and program Sphero to be the golf ball. Try your hand at robotic art, build and race with chariots, and navigate through obstacle courses.


Spy School

Mon., July 6–Fri., July 10 *Canceled*

Mon., Aug. 10–Fri., Aug. 14
9 am–4 pm

COST: $250/$280 (members/nonmembers)

Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to hone your powers of observation and master mental and physical challenges as you train to be a spy. Conduct experiments to detect poisonous substances, decipher top secret codes, and test gadgets like night vision goggles and listening devices.


Machine Mania

Mon., July 6–Fri., July 10 *Canceled*

Mon., July 20–Fri., July 24
9 am–4 pm

Mon., Aug. 10–Fri., Aug. 14
9 am–4 pm

COST: $280/$310 (members/nonmembers)

Discover the science of simple and powered machines with a week of LEGO® engineering fun. Explore gears and moving parts, potential and kinetic energy, and essential physical forces as you build motorized cranes, self-propelled cars, and walking animals!


NEW! Voyage to the Red Planet

Mon., July 13–Fri., July 17
9 am–4 pm

Mon., Aug. 3–Fri., Aug. 7
9 am–4 pm

COST: $250/$280 (members/nonmembers)

Pack your bags for an amazing voyage to the “Red Planet”. Follow the launch of the brand-new Mars rover, discover the challenges of living on another planet, and join up with your fellow space scientists to design a Mars colony.

 


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 Alka-Seltzer rockets, make slime, build LEGO® contraptions, and race robots. All your favorite activities in one jam-packed week!


Fab Lab: Maker Camp

Mon., July 13–Fri., July 17
9 am–4 pm

Mon., July 27–Fri., July 31
9 am–4 pm

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

Experience firsthand all the new technologies Fab Lab Carnegie Science Center has to offer: 3D printers, laser cutters, vinyl cutters, and other CNC machines. Learn the design software for both 2D and 3D machines and make daily projects to take home.

 


Fab Lab: Toy Works

Mon., July 6–Fri., July 10 *Canceled*


Fab Lab: Video Game Arcade

Mon., July 20–Fri., July 24
9 am–4 pm

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

Learn about game development and get creative with your own games. Use Scratch programming and the Makey Makey board to design your own video game and handheld controller. Transform the Fab Lab into an arcade as you share your game with other campers on the final day.

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