Fall STEAM Day Camp

Fall STEAM Day Camp

Monday, October 12

Sciencenter Fall STEAM Day Camp combines fun and games with exciting, hands-on science activities, experiments, and museum exploration. Our small camp size per session allows your camper to safely participate in high-quality programming.

Fall STEAM Day Camp is open to children in kindergarten through grade 5. Science experience is not required – a full variety of topics and activities will appeal to all levels of science knowledge.

October 12, 2020 Fall STEAM Day Camp

Monday, October 12, 2020 (Indigenous People’s Day)
Join us for loud, messy, fast-moving, educational and fun camp! A typical day involves both indoor and outdoor hands-on activities, games, challenges, experiments, and special presentations.

Cost: $60 member, $68 non-member.


Register today!

*A waitlist is available.

In order to register, simply fill out this form. Space is very limited! *A wait list is available.

In order to qualify for special member discounts, your membership must be current at time of registration through October 13, 2020.

If your membership will expire before October 13, you must renew it before completing your camp registration in order to receive the member rate. When you renew your membership now, your new membership year is activated when your current membership expires. (To purchase or renew a membership, click here or call (607) 272-0600 ×118.)

Members Please Note: to receive the member discount, you will need to include your membership ID number and expiration date with your registration email. This information can be found on the front of your membership card.

No refunds will be given for memberships purchased after camp registration is completed.

Membership benefits are not transferable, and membership discounts for camp cannot be used to register extended family members.

Scholarship Opportunity Guidelines

  • To qualify for a scholarship you must be a MAP Member. Details about MAP Membership can be found here.
  • If camper is awarded a scholarship, it can be used for a single camp session (February Camp OR April Camp)
  • Number of scholarships awarded is limited
  • Scholarship applicants must fill out and submit an application either in person or by email (application coming soon)

Submitting a scholarship application does not guarantee a space in camp. If you are approved for a scholarship, you will receive an email with instructions to register for camp after registration opens.

For questions about scholarships, please contact Elizabeth McDonald at (607) 272-0600 ×148 or email emcdonald@sciencenter.org

In order to withdraw your camper, you must send an email to emcdonald@sciencenter.org.

A Typical Day at Camp

Camp Hands-on
Hands-on Activities

Making slime, launching rockets, and dropping eggs is all in a day’s work. We’ll play games and experiment indoors and outdoors every day (weather permitting).

Museum Exploration

Camp days begin and end at the Sciencenter, and include museum exploration and so much more. Your child will interact with other kids and Sciencenter staff in our friendly camp community. We plan an assortment of active, physical games, focused science experiences, special presentations, and free exploration of the museum.

Camp hours are 8:30 am – 3:30 pm. Drop-off time is between 8:30 am and 9:00 am in our Community Room. We will begin camp activities at 9:00 am. Camper pick up is at 3:30 pm.

  • 8:30-9 am: Drop Off
  • 9-10 am: Explore the Museum
  • 10-10:30 am: Snack (outside – weather permitted, physically distanced)
  • 10:30 am-12 pm: Science Activities
  • 12 pm: Lunch (Outside or in Community Room if actively raining, physically distanced)
  • 1-3 pm: Outdoor Science (or in Community Room if actively raining/ lightning)
  • 3-3:30 pm: Pick-up
  • 3:30-5 pm: Aftercare: games and museum exploration ($10 extra)

After-camp care is available 3:30–5:00 pm, at an additional cost of $10.


For more information, email camp@sciencenter.org
or call (607) 272-0600.


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