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Children's Science Center Camp

Grades 1-4

Fairfax, VA

One Week of Children's Science Center Camp
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$385 value   |    23% savings

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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.

Camp Options:

One-Day Camp Sessions: Choose July 2nd, 3rd, 5th or 6th

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

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Children's Science Center

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Fair Oaks Mall
11948 Fair Oaks Mall
Fairfax, VA 22033
(703) 648-3130

The Deals: 

  • $60 for One Day of Camp - Choose: July 2nd, 3rd, 5th or 6th ($15 Off!)
  • $300 for One Week of Camp (Any Camp except Electricity 101: Exploring Circuits) ($85 Off!)
  • $350 for Electricity 101: Exploring Circuits (Week of July 30 - August 3)
Ages: Rising 1st - 4th Graders
Camp Hours:
  • 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.
Expiration: August 17, 2018

To Redeem and Register for Camp:  Once you have purchased this voucher, please email i[email protected] to reserve your child's Summer Camp spot. In your email, please make sure to include:

  • Your 12-digit CertifiKID Voucher Code
  • The summer camp week(s) you purchased
  • Your child's name and birth date
  • Parent's name, phone number and email
You'll receive a response within 48 hours with instructions to begin the registration process. Please note, you are NOT officially registered for camp until you follow the redemption instructions above.
Valid only for the camp weeks listed above. Multiple vouchers may be purchased and redeemed for multiple children or multiple camp weeks. Cannot be combined with any other special offers, promotions or discounts. Not valid on prior camp enrollments. Merchant cancellation policy applies. Refunds issued within one day of purchase only. Vendor is responsible for the quality of the products or services provided at redemption.

This offer is only available through CertifiKID. If you experience any issues or difficulties with registering or purchasing, please email [email protected] and we will get back to you shortly.

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