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Rising K-1st Graders

Week-long Summer Camps: For Rising Kindergartners & First Graders

Camp COSI mixes customized, interactive, hands-on activities with the exploration of COSI’s incredible exhibitions. Camp COSI supports a strong mind with challenging science content and a strong body with healthy snacks and outdoor activity. Send your budding scientist to a camp that will keep their mind and body active all summer long! Parents, please pack a lunch each day for your camper.

Available camps:

Space

Get hands-on with physics and life science as you learn about things that fly. Identify the forces of lift, thrust, drag, and gravity. Find out what it takes to be an astronaut as you explore planets, meteors, and more.

  • Camp Type: Full-Day Weeklong
  • Age Level: Rising K & 1st Graders
  • Program Date: June 15-19, 2015, 9am-4pm

Messy Science

Let’s get messy as we try out COSI’s special formulas to create flubber, oobleck, slime, and many other way cool concoctions! We’ll investigate physical changes, chemical changes, and phase changes as we make things pop, ooze, and slime.

  • Camp Type: Full-Day Weeklong
  • Age Level: Rising K & 1st Graders
  • Program Date: June 22-26, 2015, 9am-4pm
  • Program Date: July 20-24, 2015, 9am-4pm

Science of Art

Enhance your knowledge of design as you discover the science behind painting, sculpture, and more. Dress for a mess and prepare a place to showcase your art!

  • Camp Type: Full-Day Weeklong
  • Age Level: Rising K & 1st Graders
  • Program Date: July 6-10, 2015, 9am-4pm

Junior Engineer (Brand new STEM Camp experience!)

Discover, explore, and dive into the world of tinkering, as we investigate and engineer, learning about the science behind how things work! This STEM-based camp will give children the chance to use real tools, explore electricity, and carry out their scientific inventions.

  • Camp Type: Full-Day Weeklong
  • Age Level: Rising K & 1st Graders
  • Program Date: July 27-31, 2015, 9am-4pm