Design-Make-Play Innovation Camps

A unique experience to explore STEM outside the classroom 

Summer Camp at NYSCI


Summer camps at the New York Hall of Science offer a unique experience to explore concepts in science, technology and engineering through fun hands-on activities that spark curiosity, creativity and collaboration. Each Innovation Camp includes exhibit exploration, student certificate of completion and a complimentary six-month NYSCI student membership. Take advantage of our sibling discount with our camp offerings for kids ages 6 – 13!

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Summer Camps – July and August 2020

Human Body Discoveries

Ages 6 – 7

July 20 – 24, 2020; 9 am – 3 pm

Investigate the various body systems through engaging hands-on activities and explore why we get sick and how our body fights germs. Make a model lung to observe how we breathe, take a trip through the digestive system, explore the tools that doctors and other scientists use to observe the human body, and investigate bone strength and ways to keep your bones healthy and strong.

Fee: $400 per participant, $375 per member. Preregistration required. Register two or more students in NYSCI summer camps and receive $25 off each additional sibling.**

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**To apply the sibling discount, registrations must occur during the same transaction when purchasing camp admission.

Mysterious Oceans

Ages 8 – 9

July 20 – 24, 2020; 9 am – 3 pm

Explore the world of the oceans in this week filled with adventure and discovery. Identify various life forms that live and thrive in different ocean environments. Investigate the implications of climate change and its effects on the ocean and the organisms that inhabit it. Explore the biological and chemical composition of seawater, learn about underwater volcanoes, and discover what makes the ocean one of the biggest and mysterious parts of the Earth’s surface.

Fee: $400 per participant, $375 per member. Preregistration required. Register two or more students in NYSCI summer camps and receive $25 off each additional sibling.**

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**To apply the sibling discount, registrations must occur during the same transaction when purchasing camp admission.

Robotics 101

Ages 8 – 10

August 3 – 7, 2020; 9 am – 3 pm

Learn engineering basics and how to design, construct and program using creativity, logic and problem-solving skills. Through a series of fun challenges, you will work in teams to command your robot to move, react and make sounds using motors and sensors. You will have the opportunity to showcase your programming skills in a large scale robotics challenge.

Fee: $400 per participant, $375 per member. Preregistration required. Register two or more students in NYSCI summer camps and receive $25 off each additional sibling.**

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**To apply the sibling discount, registrations must occur during the same transaction when purchasing camp admission.

Make Academy: Toy Shop

Ages 10 – 13

July 27 – 31, 2020; 9 am – 3 pm

Have you ever wondered how toys are made or thought about a cool toy idea? Join us in Maker Space where we will explore the mechanics of toys by taking them apart to figure out how they work. You’ll have a chance to tinker with everyday materials to design, modify and build toys of your own and use Throughout the program, you’ll use a variety of woodworking and digital tools to bring your designs to life.

Fee: $400 per participant, $375 per member. Preregistration required. Register two or more students in NYSCI summer camps and receive $25 off each additional sibling.**

REGISTER

**To apply the sibling discount, registrations must occur during the same transaction when purchasing camp admission.

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Get discounted registration for Innovation Camps on all levels of NYSCI membership.