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CAMP DISCOVERY AT HOME

Summer Camp at Home – Virtual

 

Camp Discovery comes to you with our summer 2021 virtual camps.

Creature Features and Dino Days of Summer are 3-hour single-day camps hosted through Zoom for campers entering Kindergarten through 2nd grades.  For campers entering 3rd through 5th grades, join us for a 3-hour single-day Zoom camp themed around Space or STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math).  Also, back by popular demand is our Code Constructors virtual Zoom camp for campers entering 4th through 8th grades.

Please see descriptions below or our FAQs to learn more.

Can a parent or sibling join a registered camper?

Unfortunately, parents, and siblings cannot join a camper for Camp Discovery. If a sibling wishes to join Camp Discovery, they must be registered.

Is there a place where I can see camp descriptions?

Yes, here is where you can find Virtual camp descriptions:  https://www.discoverycube.org/camp-discovery-at-home/.

Does my child have to be a specific age to attend camp?

Yes, all campers must be entering one of the grades described for their particular camp.  For Summer Camp 2021, the grade level break-downs are:

Camp Name Entering Grades
Creature Features K-2
Dino Days of Summer K-2
Space Camp 3-5
STEAM Camp 3-5
Code Constructors 4-8

 

I registered for virtual camp, now what?

Upon registration you will get an auto-generated confirmation email; you will not receive a ticket for camp.  After that you will be getting reminders for camp from our education team (all emails will be coming from an address @www.discoverycube.org) that will outline supplies, Zoom link, and any needed information. Before camp you will get a camp reminder. Please make sure to check your spam/junk folder for these emails.

Will I need to provide any supplies for my camper?

Yes, for virtual camps you will need to provide all the supplies. A list of supplies will be emailed out about a month prior to camp, and a reminder will be sent about a week prior.

When will get my link to camp?

You will receive your Zoom link for camp along with the reminder for the supplies you will need about one week prior to your camp.  Please make sure to check your spam/junk folder for these emails.

Who are the camp counselors?

All Camp Discovery counselors are part of Discovery Cube’s team of Educators. All counselors go through mandatory First Aid and CPR training, in addition to logistical and content training.

What is the camper: counselor ratio?

Our camp groups are kept small with the maximum number of campers per counselor never exceeding 20.

What does the daily schedule look like?

Camp begins at 9:00 AM. There are normally two or three activities in the morning with a snack time around 10:30-10:45 AM. After snack, campers spend time either completing morning activities or doing two more activities before camp ending at 12:00 PM.

Creature Features (Entering Grades K-2)

If you love animals, then join us for our popular Creature Features camp.  From mammals to creepy crawly critters, animal enthusiasts will have an opportunity to learn more about some of their favorite creatures.  We invite you to splash, scurry, and slither over to explore animals found all over our planet.  Take a walk on the wild side as you experience this fun and creative series of one-day camps.

 

Camp NameLocationDatesLengthTime
We Love AnimalsOnlineJuly 61 Day9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
OnlineJuly 201 Day9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
OnlineAug 31 Day9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Animal AmbassadorsOnlineJuly 81 Day9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
OnlineJuly 221 Day9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
OnlineAugust 51 Day9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Dino Days of Summer (Entering Grades K-2)

Let’s go back in time to the age of the dinosaurs!  Join us as Camp Discovery explores what life was like for these giants who roamed the Earth.  Experience the life of a paleontologist as you unearth the secrets of fossils or discover how we know what these “terrible lizards” ate for lunch.  This dino-mite series of one-day camps will turn all campers into dinosaur enthusiasts.

 

Camp NameLocationDatesLengthTime
Dino FunOnlineJune 281 Day9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
OnlineJuly 121 Day9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
OnlineJuly 261 Day9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Back In TimeOnlineJune 301 Day9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
OnlineJuly 141 Day9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
OnlineJuly 281 Day9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Space Camp: Out of This World! (Entering Grades 3-5)

Prepare for an adventure exploring space!  This camp will take you out-of-this-world as you learn all about our solar system and beyond.  Try on your engineering cap as you create a model rocket for take-off or a lander to help you safely touch down on another world.  Experience what it might be like to live on Mars or get a close-up look at the Sun.  In collaboration with NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, the Discovery Cube has designed a series of exciting one-day camps perfect for every budding astronaut.  3…2…1…blastoff!

 

Camp NameLocationDatesLengthTime
Code the Solar SystemOnlineJuly 51 Day9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
OnlineJuly 191 Day9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
OnlineAugust 21 Day9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Beyond the Solar SystemOnlineJuly 71 Day9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
OnlineJuly 211 Day9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
OnlineAugust 41 Day9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

STEAM Camp: Earth Power! (Entering Grades 3-5)

Prepare to be blown away by STEAM as you explore the Earth through science, technology, engineering, art, and math. This awesome camp will teach you how to code or let you take control of a radio telescope. Get artistic as you experiment with art in nature or make your own movie. This exciting series of one-day camps will give you the power to turn water into STEAM!

 

Camp NameLocationDatesLengthTime
Earth’s Hidden TreasuresOnlineJune 291 Day9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
OnlineJuly 131 Day9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
OnlineJuly 271 Day9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
STEAM SleuthOnlineJuly 11 Day9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
OnlineJuly 151 Day9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
OnlineJuly 291 Day9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Code Constructors (Entering Grades 4-8)

Calling all budding Computer Scientists: VIRTUAL Code Constructors camp needs you! This week-long camp (M-F 9:00am-3:00pm) can be experienced from the comfort of your own home. Learn how to think like a programmer as you learn all about computers, from circuitry to programming. But the fun doesn’t stop there! Experiment with programming software, construct text-based programs to create your own games, digital art, and learn how to “hack” the code to always make sure you win! This awesome camp will turn you from a coding novice into a confident coder in no time.

Camp NameLocationDatesLengthTime
Code ConstructorsOnlineJune 28 - July 25 Days9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Code ConstructorsOnlineJuly 12 - July 165 Days9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Code ConstructorsOnlineJuly 26 - July 305 Days9:00 AM - 3:00 PM