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Ages 6-11

Party packages for children ages 6 through 11.

Ages 3-5

Party packages for children ages 3 through 5.

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Astounding Astronomy

Astounding Astronomy

We'll leave our home planet on a journey to the Sun and the other planets of our amazing Solar System. We'll explore the incredible variety of planetary environments and discover Earth is the only planet that can support life – or is it?

  • Grade Level: Grades K-6
  • Standards: Earth & Space Science | Physical Science

Ancient Adventures

Using archeology and paleontology, we’ll learn how scientists unearth and preserve our planet’s past. Campers will put their skills to the test by completing levels 1 & 2 in COSI’s Adventure exhibition.

  • Camp Type: Full-Day Weeklong
  • Age Level: Rising 2nd & 3rd Graders
  • Program Date: June 23–27 (9am to 4pm)

Astronaut Adventure

Enter the solar system and search the universe examining past discoveries, today’s technology, and the infinite possibilities of the future.
  • Age Level: Ages 6-11

Animal Tales

Animal Tales allows students to take an adventure with a COSI ‘Explorer’ as they are introduced to a variety of animals found right here in Ohio. Preschool Outreach is a 45 minute session that consists of a group demonstration and activity centers, with each session accommodating 20 or fewer students. The session times are scheduled by the person at your school who coordinates the Preschool Outreach events.

  • Grade Level: Preschool

Air Cannon

Participants press against a rubber membrane that covers a large drum. As the pressure builds within the drum, air shoots out the hole in the bottom and blasts passers by with a puff of air.

ASTC & ACM Members

ASTC & ACM Members

Free exhibits admission with a current ASTC membership card; 50% off exhibits admission with a current ACM membership card. Maximum of 2 adults and 4 children admitted free to COSI for reciprocal ASTC members; 50% ACM discount is valid for up to six people. Science centers within 90 miles of one another are excluded from the program unless lifted by mutual agreement. Please call ahead to verify that you are eligible for the reciprocal admission benefit.

Astronaut Adventures

Do you have the stuff it takes to be an astronaut? Spend a week with us learning about the planets of our Solar System, rockets, and the wonders of space.

  • Camp Type: Full-Day Weeklong
  • Age Level: Rising 2nd & 3rd Graders
  • Program Date: June 2–6 (9am to 4pm) - This camp will have a Wednesday overnight