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  • Sensory-Friendly Movies Learn More Button

    During these movies, we turn up the lights, lower the volume, and experience one of COSI’s movies in our National Geographic Giant Screen Theater.

  • Autism Activity Days Learn More Button

    Explore COSI before we open to the general public in a sensory-friendly environment.

  • Calming Room

    Designed for use by over-stimulated children, the Calming Room is available whenever COSI is open.


  • "Pandas" Movie

    Sunday, September 21, 2014 (12:15pm-1:15pm), Suitable for All Ages

    Join us for Sensory Friendly Movies at COSI! During these movies, we turn up the lights, lower the volume, and experience one of COSI’s movies on our digital state-of-the art National Geographic Giant Screen in a more sensory-friendly environment. Pandas are a lovable, iconic, and — unfortunately — highly endangered species. In "Pandas: The Journey Home," meet the dedicated team working tirelessly to save these captivating creatures from extinction. Movie running time is approximately 40 minutes.

  • Autism Activities Day

    Sunday, November 2, 2014 (9am-Noon), Suitable for All Ages

    Explore COSI before we open to the general public in a sensory-friendly environment. Meet with Autism Specialist from Nationwide Children’s Hospital and pick up resources from other community organizations. To maintain the best possible environment for those participating, exclusive after hour admission to COSI is open to the first 250 pre-registered guests only.

    Those with other special needs and disabilities are also always welcome to these events.

    Advanced reservations required.

COSI Camp-In 2014/2015

The overnight program that lasts a lifetime!

Spend the night at COSI, and LAUNCH INTO SPACE with Camp-In! COSI’s overnight and day Camp-In programs start in October 2014 with all-new LAUNCH INTO SPACE-themed activities and experiences, including exclusive access to COSI’s new Planetarium! Camp-In activities align with Boy Scout Nova Award and the Girl Scout Journey Program, and supports state and national academic content standards!

What is Camp-In?
Camp-In is the overnight and day camp experience that’s perfect for Scouts, school groups, youth groups, and families of all sizes. Since 1972, COSI’s Camp-In program has provided memorable educational experiences for girls and boys centered on science, technology, and teamwork. COSI’s Camp-In was the first overnight program of its kind in the country!

2014/2015 Meal Options:
Turkey and cheese sandwich on a wheat roll with chips or baby carrots, or gluten-free cheese pizza with chips or baby carrots, or baked ziti and meatballs with a bread stick.

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Overnight COSI Camp-In Programs

For campers in grades 1-8

Spend the night at COSI! COSI’s Overnight Camp-In Programs are perfect for Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts, youth groups, and families of all sizes.

Every Camp-In 2014 Overnight Program includes:

  • New LAUNCH INTO SPACE-themed hands-on activities and experiences
  • Exclusive access to COSI’s new Planetarium and Adventure exhibition
  • Two full days of COSI admission
  • Celebration Campfire in COSI’s four-story Atrium
  • Healthy dinner options
  • Healthy late-night snack and breakfast
  • Unique LAUNCH INTO SPACE Camp-In fun patch good for a FREE return visit to COSI*

 

Make a Reservation

 

Fee: $36 per person - add a healthy dinner for $8.

COSI Camp-In 2014 Overnight Program Dates

Overnight Programs for All Girls in Grades 1-8

  • Friday, October 17, 2014
  • Friday, November 21, 2014
  • Friday, March 20, 2015
  • Friday, April 17, 2015

Programs for Girls in Grades 4-8 (Juniors & Cadettes)

  • Friday, February 20, 2015
  • Saturday, April 11, 2015
  • Saturday, May 2, 2015

Programs for Girls in Grades 1-3 (Brownies)

  • Saturday, February 28, 2015
  • Saturday, March 7, 2015
  • Friday, May 1, 2015

Programs for Boys in Grades 1-8

  • Saturday, November 8, 2014
  • Saturday, March 21, 2015

Co-Ed Programs for Boys & Girls in Grades 1-8

  • Thursday, October 30, 2014
  • Thursday, November 13, 2014
  • Thursday, February 26, 2015
  • Thursday, April 16, 2015

Check-in begins at 5pm. Your Camp-In program continues until COSI closes the following day. COSI closes at 5pm on Saturdays and 6pm on Sundays. $36 per person - add a healthy dinner for $8.

 


Daytime COSI Camp-In Programs

For campers in grades K-3

For younger campers in grades K-3 who aren’t quite ready for an overnight experience, including Cub Scouts, Daisies and Brownies, join us for COSI’s exciting daytime Camp-In programs!

Every Camp-In Day Program includes:

  • New LAUNCH INTO SPACE-themed hands-on activities and experiences
  • Full day of COSI admission
  • Exclusive access to COSI’s new Planetarium
  • Healthy lunch options
  • Unique LAUNCH INTO SPACE Camp-In fun patch good for a FREE return visit to COSI*

 

Make a Reservation

 

Fee: $19 per person - add a healthy lunch for $8.

COSI Camp-In 2014 Day Program Dates
  • Saturday, October 25, 2014
  • Sunday, November 16, 2014
  • Saturday, March 21, 2015
  • Sunday, April 12, 2015
  • Saturday, April 25, 2015

 

Day Program check-in begins at 9am. Following your program, feel free to stay and play until COSI closes! COSI closes at 5pm on Saturdays and 6pm on Sundays. $19 per person - add a healthy lunch for $8.

* Bring your LAUNCH INTO SPACE Camp-In fun patch to the COSI Box Office and receive one free youth general admission through Labor Day 2015!

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COSI birthdays are a mix of silly science and serious fun!

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View the January through May 2013 Family Programs Catalog

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