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Summer Camps

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12/10/2019 to 12/18/2020
12/10/2019 to 12/18/2020
12/10/2019 to 12/18/2020

Ages 8-9 Full Day Camps

Registration


Registration is open via the website or by calling 412.237.3400.

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.


Culinary Chemistry

Mon., June 29–Fri., July 3
9 am–4 pm

Mon., Aug. 3–Fri., Aug. 7
9 am–4 pm

COST: $280/$310 (members/nonmembers)

Take a bite out of science in the summer camp that actually encourages you to play with your food! Learn about the science behind taste, discover how cooking alters your food, and uncover some unusual uses for items in your pantry.

June 29–July 3

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Aug. 3–7

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Kennywood Camp

Mon., July 20–Fri., July 24
9 am–4 pm

COST: $310/$340 (members/nonmembers)
Field trip fees included in price

A long-time favorite! Explore the science of amusement parks as you discover the physics of your favorite rides, the math behind carnival games, and the sweet chemistry of cotton candy! Put that knowledge to good use as you conclude the week with a field trip to Kennywood.

July 20–24

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Robot Roundup

Mon., June 15–Fri., June 19
9 am–4 pm

Mon., July 27–Fri., July 31
9 am–4 pm

COST: $280/$310 (members/nonmembers)

Discover the wide world of robotics by using Cubelets®, Ozobots, and LEGO® Education’s Mindstorms EV3s. Test a variety of sensors, code with various programming platforms, and attempt robotic races, mazes, obstacle courses, and more.

June 15–19

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July 27–31

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Weird Science

Mon., June 22–Fri., June 26
9 am–4 pm

COST: $250/$280 (members/nonmembers)

Discover the weird, wacky, and wild experiments you can do with science! Make square bubbles, discover how things glow, and move objects without touching them. You will get hands-on with the best of chemistry, physics, and biology.

June 22–26

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Inventors Workshop

Mon., June 29–Fri., July 3
9 am–4 pm

Mon., July 20–Fri., July 24
9 am–4 pm

COST: $280/$310 (members/nonmembers)

Put your ingenuity to the test with a week of engineering, prototyping, and inventing! Using the simple but versatile littleBits kits, add motors, sensors, and lights to your creations. From burglar alarms and musical devices to light-up creatures and miniature amusement park rides, the sky is the limit on what you can make!

June 29–July 3

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July 20–24

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Machine Mania

Mon., June 22–Fri., June 26
9 am–4 pm

Mon., July 13–Fri., July 17
9 am–4 pm

Mon., Aug. 3–Fri., Aug. 7
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!

June 22–26

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July 13–17

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Aug. 3–7

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Ready, Set, Code!

Mon., June 15–Fri., June 19
9 am–4 pm

Mon., July 20–Fri., July 24
9 am–4 pm

COST: $280/$310 (members/nonmembers)

Learn real programming languages while playing games and editing apps. Explore visual coding with CodeMonkey, create and code inventions with littleBits Coding kits, and use text-based coding to modify silly Bitsbox apps.

June 15–19

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July 20–24

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Spy School

Mon., June 15–Fri., June 19
9 am–4 pm

Mon., July 6–Fri., July 10
9 am–4 pm

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.

June 15–19

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July 6–10

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Aug. 10–14

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NEW! Fantastic Beasts

Mon., June 22–Fri., June 26
9 am–4 pm

Mon., July 13–Fri., July 17
9 am–4 pm

COST: $262/$292 (members/nonmembers)
Includes special visit to Dinosaurs Revealed!

Zoology or cryptozoology? Journey into a world of weird and wonderful beasts, from extinct dinosaurs to legendary dragons. Classify your favorite fictional fiends, identify mythological creatures in the night sky, and explore the evolution of Pokémon!

June 22–26

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July 13–17

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NEW! Voyage to the Red Planet

Mon., June 8–Fri., June 12
9 am–4 pm

Mon., July 13–Fri., July 17
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.

June 8–12

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July 13–17

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NEW! Museum Quest

Mon., July 6–Fri., July 10
9 am–4 pm

Mon., Aug. 10–Fri., Aug. 14
9 am–4 pm

COST: $250/$280 (members/nonmembers)

Uncover the science behind your favorite exhibits, from robots to x-rays! Test out the laws of physics and the limits of the human body in SportsWorks®, take a behind-the-scenes look at the USS Requin, and get up close with our animal ambassadors!

July 6–10

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Aug. 10–14

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NEW! Science Olympics

Mon., July 27–Fri., July 31
9 am–4 pm

COST: $250/$280 (members/nonmembers)

Face a series of Olympic-sized challenges and activities designed to test your STEM skills. Complete obstacle courses, construct catapults and balconies, and design and race rafts and cars. Do you have what it takes to be an Olympian? Go for the “Au!”

July 27–31

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NEW! Sphero Challenge

Mon., June 8–Fri., June 12
9 am–4 pm

Mon., June 29–Fri., July 3
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.

June 8–12

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June 29–July 3

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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!

Aug. 17–21

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Fab Lab: Maker Camp

Mon., June 8–Fri., June 12
9 am–4 pm

Mon., June 15–Fri., June 19
9 am–4 pm

Mon., July 13–Fri., July 17
9 am–4 pm

Mon., July 27–Fri., July 31
9 am–4 pm

COST: $320/$335 (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.

June 8–12

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June 15–19

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July 13–17

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July 27–31

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Fab Lab: Toy Works

Mon., July 6–Fri., July 10
9 am–4 pm

COST: $320/$345 (members/nonmembers)
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What types of games and toys can be made with 3D printers, laser cutters, and vinyl-cutting machines? In this camp, learn how to make some simple toys in the Fab Lab and then create your very own toy company, design a T-shirt, and manufacture personalized toys of your very own design.

July 6–10

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Fab Lab: Video Game Arcade

Mon., July 20–Fri., July 24
9 am–4 pm

COST: $320/$345 (members/nonmembers)
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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.

July 20–24

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