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Summer Camps

CAMP SCHEDULE

For your convenience, we offer pre- and post-camp child care.
PRE- & POST CAMP CARE

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412.237.1637
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Monday - Friday

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Ages 12-14 Full Day Camps

Cost: $225 members / $250 non-members per session
(Camps with field trips or extra supplies are subject to additional costs listed in descriptions.)

Full-day camps run from 9 am – 3 pm
Campers must bring their lunches

* No camp on July 4. Reduced price for four-day camp: $180 members / $200 non-members.

NOTE: For sold out camps, please call to have your camper added to the wait list.

Please check the website often. As camps fill up, additional sessions may be added.


NEW! Engineering A Better Future

Do you have a passion for math and science and a desire to make a difference? Learn about some of the greatest engineering challenges of the 21st century and design potential solutions. From energy efficient cities and disaster-proof housing to clean drinking water and space exploration you will see how you can use your skills to influence the future!

June 5 – 9

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Aug. 7 – 11

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NEW! Science Escape

Do you love solving puzzles and deciphering codes? Challenge yourself to solve a series of escape boxes and mini escape rooms while learning about astronomy, chemistry, biology and more. Discover different ways make creative puzzles with anything from ciphers to circuits, and then design your own science-themed room to test your fellow campers. Finally, take a field trip to a professional escape room and test out your skills!

June 12 – 16

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July 10 – 14

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Aug. 14 – 18

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Survivor's Guide: After the Apocalypse

An apocalypse has occurred, and has sent civilization back to a world without electricity and plumbing.   Learn the skills you will need to survive, such as creating shelter, filtering water, and finding edible food. Engineer helpful tools like compasses and solar ovens from household items, and assemble your own survival kit.

June 19 – 23

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July 24 – 28

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Build It: Maker Camp*

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

June 19 – 23

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July 24 – 28

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Introduction to Laboratory Science

$300 members / $325 non-members (Field trip and materials fees included in price.)

Learn about molecular biology and microbiology, and the techniques scientists use in the laboratory. Go in-depth with the essential molecules of life, and discover the inner workings of germs. Campers will spend two days in the Citizen Science Lab with real scientists and state-of-the-art equipment as they carry out hands-on experiments with DNA and bacteria.

June 26 – 30

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July 31 – Aug. 4

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App Design

$255 members / $280 non-members (materials fee included in price)
*No camp on July 4. Reduced price for premium four-day camp:  $210 members/ $230 non-members.

Have you ever wondered what goes into creating your favorite app? Discover just how much programming, math, and imagination go into creating an app for everyday use. Learn some coding, test out prototypes, and design an app of your very own.

July 3 – 7*

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July 17 – 21

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Build It: Quadcopter Challenge*

$300 members / $325 non-members (Materials fees included in price.)

Experiment with the science behind quadcopter flight as you assemble and build your own mini indoor drone. Using the Fab Lab’s 3D printer and laser cutter, design and test your drone chassis. Challenge other drones in an indoor obstacle course the final day of camp.

July 10 – 14

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July 31 – Aug. 4

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*Build It Camps are held in Fab Lab Carnegie Science Center, a digital maker space with 3D printers, laser cutters, CNC vinyl cutters, and other rapid prototyping machinery. Basic computer and mouse skills are necessary to attend these camps and space is limited.



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