CAMPS & WORKSHOPS

The Science Spectrum offers a variety of science camps throughout the year. There are camps for ages 4-5, 6-8, and 9-12. These camps are generally scheduled during summer, spring break, and the holidays.

To sign up for a camp, download, print and complete the forms below, then bring them in any day during regular business hours.

SPRING BREAK CAMPS

All camps require advanced reservations and prepayment of fees. Please call (806) 745-2525 x234 or stop by in person to make a reservation.

Ages 4-5

March 13-14: Dino Mania

Camp Prices: Members – $40 / Non-Members – $45
Camp Times: 9am-12pm / 1pm-4pm
Snack Provided

Become junior paleontologists in this prehistoric camp. Dig for fossils, learn about creatures that used to walk the earth, and create a new dinosaur species. Campers will also explore the Be the Dinosaur exhibit and watch Dinosaurs: Giants of Patagonia in the OMNI Theater as we journey to the past.

March 15: Wacky Weather

Camp Prices: Members – $20 / Non-Members – $23
Camp Times: 9am-12pm / 1pm-4pm
Snack Provided

As they say in Texas, “If you don’t like the weather, wait 5 minutes!” This one day camp will cover West Texas weather extremes! Campers will experiment with wind, make a tornado in a jar, and learn about thunder storms and lighting as we watch the Science Spectrum’s electricity demonstration.

Mach 16-17: UnbeREEFable Adventures

Camp Prices: Members – $40 / Non-Members – $45
Camp Times: 9am-12pm / 1pm-4pm
Snack Provided

We will travel past the equator into the southern hemisphere in this tropical camp! Explore reefs as we learn about a few of the over 2000 species that inhabit the most diverse marine ecosystem on the planet. Campers will watch Journey to the South Pacific in the OMNI Theater, get an introduction to marine biology, and even participate in a marine life “dissection.”

Ages 6-8

March 13-14: Dino Discoveries

Camp Prices: Members – $70 / Non-Members – $80
Camp Times: 9am-3pm
Bring A Sack Lunch!

Become a paleontologist in training in this prehistoric camp. Learn what it was like for a dinosaur in the Cretaceous period as we explore the Be the Dinosaur exhibit. Campers will take part in a replica fossil dig site, create a new species of dinosaur, and watch Dinosaurs: Giants of Patagonia in the OMNI Theater as we travel back in time.

March 15: Wild Weather

Camp Prices: Members – $35 / Non-Members – $40
Camp Times: 9am-3pm
Bring A Sack Lunch!

Become a meteorologist in training as we learn about extreme weather around the world and right here in Lubbock. Campers will watch Extreme Weather in the OMNI Theater and learn about West Texas weather as they meet real meteorologists and tour the National Weather Service offices. See a fire tornado and learn about thunder and lightning storms as we watch the Science Spectrum’s electricity demonstration.

Mach 16-17: Underwater Wonderland

Camp Prices: Members – $70 / Non-Members – $80
Camp Times: 9am-3pm
Bring A Sack Lunch!

We will travel past the equator into the southern hemisphere in this tropical camp! Explore reefs as we learn about a few of the over 2000 species in the most diverse marine ecosystem on the planet. Campers will watch Journey to the South Pacific in the OMNI Theater, take part in a class dissection, and engineer a system to save sea turtles.

Ages 9-12

March 13-14: Tyrannosaurus Jones

Camp Prices: Members – $70 / Non-Members – $80
Camp Times: 9am-3pm
Bring A Sack Lunch!

Discover the adventures of paleontology and archeology! Explorers will tour the Be the Dinosaur exhibit, watch Dinosaurs: Giants of Patagonia in the OMNI Theater, and take part in a replica dig site. Adventurers will solve clues in hieroglyphics, avoid boulders, and hunt for a special treasure.

March 15: Extreme Weather

Camp Prices: Members – $35 / Non-Members – $40
Camp Times: 9am-3pm
Bring A Sack Lunch!

Become a meteorologist in training as we learn about extreme weather around the world and right here in Lubbock. Campers will watch Extreme Weather in the OMNI Theater and learn about West Texas weather as they meet real meteorologists and tour the National Weather Service offices. See a fire tornado and learn about thunder and lightning storms as we watch the Science Spectrum’s electricity demonstration.

Mach 16-17: Pacific Ocean Odyssey

Camp Prices: Members – $70 / Non-Members – $80
Camp Times: 9am-3pm
Bring A Sack Lunch!

We will travel past the equator into the southern hemisphere in this tropical camp! Explore reefs as we learn about a few of the over 2000 species in the most diverse marine ecosystem on the planet. Campers will watch Journey to the South Pacific in the OMNI Theater, take part in small group dissections, and engineer a system to save reef life.