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Rising 4th & 5th Graders

These camps include:

  • Interactions with local scientists and experts
  • Science, technology, engineering, and math content to keep young minds active
  • Hands-on science activities in COSI’s workshop rooms and exhibitions
  • Two healthy snacks and outdoor physical activities each day
  • Overnight experience at COSI on Thursday

Pre-Visit Full Day Week Long (PDF) Pick-up/Drop-off Info (PDF) Amusement Park Science Pre-Visit

Available camps:

Video Game Design

Learn fundamental programming concepts and use the Scratch program to create your own video game to share with friends and family.

  • Camp Type: Full-Day Weeklong
  • Age Level: Rising 4th & 5th Graders
  • Program Date: June 15-19, 2015, 9am-4pm

Amusement Park Science

Explore the science of motion and the physics behind thrill rides, and then put your knowledge to the test. Go behind the scenes at Kings Island and spend the day riding the best roller coasters and learning what it takes to make them work.

  • Camp Type: Full-Day Weeklong
  • Age Level: Rising 4th & 5th Graders
  • Program Date: July 6-10, 2015, 9am-4pm

Robotics

We’re going to be ramping up the robotic challenges as we spend the week designing, building, and programming robots using the LEGO® MINDSTORM system.

  • Camp Type: Full-Day Weeklong
  • Age Level: Rising 4th & 5th Graders
  • Program Date: July 20-24, 2015, 9am-4pm

Rockets & Rovers

Join us for a week of amazing experiments as we explore how NASA gathers information about our Solar System and beyond using rockets, rovers, and manned missions. This camp includes access to COSI’s Planetarium.

  • Camp Type: Full-Day Weeklong
  • Age Level: Rising 4th & 5th Graders
  • Program Date: June 22-26, 2015, 9am-4pm