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COSI Camp-In 2015/2016

The overnight program that lasts a lifetime!

Spend the night at COSI with Camp-In! COSI’s overnight programs start in November 2015! NEW this year is a Camp-In Building Guide that assists with earning Boy Scout and Girl Scout Advancements. Camp-In also supports state and national academic content standards!

What is Camp-In?
Camp-In is the overnight 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! For more information about our Camp-In program you can contact the Manager Camp Programs at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or at 614.849.8331.

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Overnight COSI Camp-In Programs

For campers in grades 1-12

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 2015-2016 Overnight Program includes:

  • Back by popular demand - Rat Basketball Shows
  • Explosion Shows on the Gadgets Stage
  • Electrostatic Generator Shows in the Atrium throughout the evening
  • A Boy/Girls Scout Guide to the building that helps with earning advancements
  • Hands-On activity carts around the building
  • The LEGO Travel Exhibition – September 26, 2015 - May 8, 2016
  • Adventure Exhibition
  • A movie on the National Geographic Giant Screen Theater
  • Dancemania
  • Snack and Breakfast
  • Souvenir Patch – Good for one free YOUTH admission between now and Labor Day 2016
  • Two days admission to COSI
  • Memories that will last a lifetime!



Fee: $38 per person

COSI Camp-In 2015-16 Overnight Program Dates

Overnight Programs for Girls in Grades 1-5

  • Saturday, November 21, 2015
  • Saturday, February 20, 2016
  • Friday, March 11, 2016
  • Friday, April 15, 2016
  • Friday, May 13, 2016

Overnight Programs for Girls in Grades 4-12

  • Friday, December 4, 2015
  • Friday, February 19, 2016
  • Saturday, March 5, 2016
  • Saturday, April 9, 2016
  • Friday, May 6, 2016

Overnight Programs for Boys in Grades 1-5

  • Friday, November 13, 2015
  • Friday, February 12, 2016

Overnight Programs for Boys in Grades 4-12

  • Saturday, December 12, 2015
  • Friday, April 8, 2016

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

Check-in begins at 5:30pm. Your Camp-In program continues until COSI closes the following day. COSI closes at 5pm Monday - Sunday. $38 per person. The Atomic Cafe will be open and have a limited menu that you can purchase your dinner that evening. No pre-orders are needed. Menu to be posted soon!

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Wanted: Camp-In Program Assistants!

Are you looking for leadership opportunities for your scouts ages 14 and up? Ask about Camp-In Program Assistant (PA) opportunities! Camp-In Program Assistants serve as volunteers who facilitate activities and workshops and help the COSI Camp-In Team when and where they need it most! For details, please email us or download the registration for and FAQs below.


Registration Form (PDF)