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The Children's Science Center is Northern Virginia’s first interactive museum where children, families and school groups can explore science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) concepts through fun, engaging hands-on exhibits, activities and programs.
Conveniently located in Fair Oaks Mall in Fairfax, VA, the Children's Science Center Lab offers a one-of-a-kind summer camp program that ignites curiosity about STEM in our everyday lives.
Camps is for Rising 1st - 4th Graders and runs from 9:00am - 3:00pm daily.
One-Day Camp Sessions: Choose July 2nd, 3rd, 5th or 6th
- Monday, July 2nd: Forensic Science
- Tuesday, July 3rd: The Sounds of Science
- Thursday, July 5th: Bug Out!
- Friday, July 6th: Up, Up and Away
One-Week Camp Sessions:
June 18th - 22nd & July 23rd - 27th Let's Get Chemical
Explore the magic of chemistry by performing different science magic tricks, such as making water disappear.
Discover how different items you can find in the kitchen can be used as disappearing inks that can be revealed using a UV light.
Work to create the best slime recipe at camp in the “Slime Factory”.
Extract DNA from plant cells.
Use chromatography to discover the colors used in different inks and candy coatings.
Create vapor-filled bubbles using dry ice, and much more!
June 25th - 29th & August 6th - 10th: Get with the Programming
Get an introduction to programming through fun games and projects.
Try coding in Scratch, Java, Python, and much more.
Build and program contraptions that move with LEGO® Mindstorm
Discover the weird world of artificial intelligence and peek behind the screen to see what makes it work.
Exercise teamwork while bringing individual components together in a group robotics project.
Create an invention to take home.
July 9th - 13th: It's Magnetic!
Become a “maker”, starting with small projects that build up to one culminating project to take home
Work with circuits through fun hands-on games and activities
Discover magnets and the way they interact with the world around us
Experience the foundations of modern technology by building basic components from the ground up
Construct electromagnets, paper speakers, simple capacitors and more
Combine everything they’ve made to create a simplified working radio
July 16th - 20th & August 13th - 17th: Under the Sea
Understand the bio-luminescence and the organisms that use this process for survival in the deep ocean
Learn the different ocean zones and some of the unusual creatures that live there
Play fun games about marine life and aquatic adaptations
Design and construct their own ocean critter
Explore ocean features along the seafloor
Have a better understanding of waves, tides and currents which physically move ocean water
Meet live sea creatures!
July 30th - August 3rd: Electricity 101: Exploring Circuits
Channel electricity in new and exciting ways
Investigate different power sources by constructing batteries
Explore circuits and basic engineering concepts with Circuit Cubes®
Understand how different parts of circuits combine to form common electronics
Build simple and complex circuit systems like sewing circuits, paper circuits, and simple robots
Take home a Circuit Cubes® kit and explore circuits all summer long!
Information & Restrictions
Fair Oaks Mall
11948 Fair Oaks Mall
Fairfax, VA 22033
- $60 for One Day of Camp - Choose: July 2nd, 3rd, 5th or 6th ($15 Off!)
- $300 for One Week of Camp ($85 Off!)
- Camp runs 9:00am – 3:00pm
- After Care from 3:00pm – 5:00pm is available for an additional $100/week, payable upon registration.
What You Need to Know:
HURRY - Limited spaces available!
- Please select desired camp session(s) at checkout.
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- The summer camp week(s) you purchased
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