CAMPS & WORKSHOPS

Holiday Camps

All camps require advanced registration and full payment of fees at the time of registration. Registration on-line is preferred. In-person and phone registration is also available.

Cancellation/Refund Policy- Cancellations because of a schedule conflict or change in vacation plans will not be eligible for a refund. Only cancellations due to illness of the child or family emergencies will be eligible for a partial refund. Cancellations, for any reason, less than 24 hours in advance, will not receive a partial refund. Any camps canceled by the Science Spectrum will receive a full refund.

Ages 4-5

North Pole Science

December 21 & 22, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
2 Day Camp: Members $44/Non-Members $50
Snack Provided
Take the magic of the Holidays, sprinkle in a hint of holiday cheer, and add a heaping handful of science! Now you’ve got the perfect recipe for North Pole Science! Become one of Santa’s little helpers by inventing toys, learn about Arctic animals, make holiday crafts, and watch the Light Before Christmas in the OMNI Theater!
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Storybook Engineers

December 28 & 29, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
2 Day Camp: Members $44/Non-Members $50
Snack Provided
Let’s read some of our favorite stories and become engineers like the characters in the books! Build and balance items with the Cat in the Hat, test materials like The Three Little Pigs, make an egg lander with Jack and the Beanstalk, and more!
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 Superhero Science

December 30 & 31, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
2 Day Camp: Members $44/Non-Members $50
Snack Provided
What if we told you that you already have super strength and can move things without touching them? It’s true! You just have to use a little bit of science! Let’s experiment and learn the science behind super powers, create our own superhero story, and save the day! Feel free to come dressed as your favorite superhero (or villain)!
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Ages 6-8

Gift Makers

December 21 & 22, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
2 Day Camp: Members $80/Non-Members $90
AM Snack Provided, Bring a Sack Lunch
Still need some last minute gifts for your friends and family? Then this is the camp for you! We will provide a variety of materials and gift making ideas. You provide the creativity! We will also work as a group to make small gifts for members of the Lubbock community.
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Robots to the Rescue

December 28 & 29, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
2 Day Camp: Members $80/Non-Members $90
AM Snack Provided, Bring a Sack Lunch
Do you have what it takes to find and rescue someone stranded in the wild? We will get you ready for the challenge by using science, technology, engineering, and math. Learn how to code a ground patrolling robot and search for those who are stranded. Then digitally design and laser cut a sled to carry supplies for a rescue mission.
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Grossology

December 30 & 31, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
2 Day Camp: Members $80/Non-Members $90
AM Snack Provided, Bring a Sack Lunch
Don’t mind gross things? Campers will learn all about the (impolite) science of the human body! Learn about poop, scabs, mucus and more as we explore the digestive system, make fake wounds, and experiment with slime!
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Ages 9-12

Engineering Elves

December 21 & 22, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
2 Day Camp: Members $80/Non-Members $90
AM Snack Provided, Bring a Sack Lunch
Think and create like an Elf as we engineer the holidays! We will explore circuits, make snowball launchers, and design a present delivery system. Pointy ears and hats are encouraged but not required!
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Moon Base Camp

December 28 & 29, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
2 Day Camp: Members $80/Non-Members $90
AM Snack Provided, Bring a Sack Lunch
What would it be like to live on The Moon? The Moon is the closest object in our solar system, but there is still so much more to discover. Campers will learn about past and future missions to the moon, test out satellite models, and design and build moon base prototypes for future inhabitants.
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Drones to the Rescue

December 30 & 31, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
2 Day Camp: Members $80/Non-Members $90
AM Snack Provided, Bring a Sack Lunch
Do you have what it takes to find and rescue someone stranded in the wild? We will get you ready for the challenge by using science, technology, engineering, and math. Learn how to code a drone and search for those who are stranded. Then digitally design and laser cut a net to carry supplies for a rescue mission.
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All New Fall 2020 FabLab Workshops

What’s the FabLab you say? The FabLab is the Science Spectrum’s digital maker space that will offer introductions to Computer Aided Design (CAD) software and prototyping with a laser cutter, 3D printers, and much more! Check out the awesome Fab Lab classes being offered this Fall! After completing a 101 Workshop, participants are eligible to participate in future FabLab Design Days!

101 Child Workshops

Ages 10-13, 9AM-12PM
Price Per Class- Member $20/Non-Member $25

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Saturday, December 5 – Coding 101
Participants will unleash their inner hacker and learn how to code! Develop an understanding of computers and how to communicate with them. You’d be surprised by what you’ll find out. Learn to code, connect with a Sphere-O (sphere shaped robot), and start a path to becoming a coding master! This class also counts as a prerequisite for future FabLab Design Days!

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Saturday, January 9 – Laser Cutting 101
Participants will learn CAD software as they design digitally and make a prototype or two with the Fab Lab’s laser cutter. This class is a great introduction to basics of Inkscape and laser cutting. This class also counts as a prerequisite for future FabLab Design Days!

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Saturday, February 6 – Vinyl 101
Participants will learn CAD software as they design sticker sheets, monograms and wall décor to but cut out on the FabLab’s vinyl cutter. This class is a great introduction to the basics of designing with Inkscape and a vinyl cutter. This class will also count as a prerequisite for future FabLab Design Days!

101 Child with Adult Workshops

Adult with child ages 6-13, 1PM-4PM
Price per class – Member $35/Non-Member $40/Additional child= $15

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Sunday, December 6 – Coding 101
Participants will unleash their inner hacker and learn how to code! Develop an understanding of computers and how to communicate with them. You’d be surprised by what you’ll find out. Learn to code, connect with a Sphere-O (sphere shaped robot), and start a path to becoming a coding master! This class also counts as a prerequisite for future FabLab Design Days!

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Sunday, January 10 – Laser Cutting 101
Participants will learn CAD software as they design digitally and make a prototype or two with the Fab Lab’s laser cutter. This class is a great introduction to basics of Inkscape and laser cutting. This class also counts as a prerequisite for future FabLab Design Days!

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Sunday, February 7 – Vinyl 101
Participants will learn CAD software as they design sticker sheets, monograms and wall décor to but cut out on the FabLab’s vinyl cutter. This class is a great introduction to the basics of designing with Inkscape and a vinyl cutter. This class will also count as a prerequisite for future FabLab Design Days!

101 Adult Workshops

Ages 18+, 1PM-4PM
Price Per Class- Member $20/Non-Member $25

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Saturday, December 5 – Coding 101
Participants will unleash their inner hacker and learn how to code! Develop an understanding of computers and how to communicate with them. You’d be surprised by what you’ll find out. Learn to code, connect with a Sphere-O (sphere shaped robot), and start a path to becoming a coding master! This class also counts as a prerequisite for future FabLab Design Days!

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Saturday, January 9 – Laser Cutting 101
Participants will learn CAD software as they design digitally and make a prototype or two with the Fab Lab’s laser cutter. This class is a great introduction to basics of Inkscape and laser cutting. This class also counts as a prerequisite for future FabLab Design Days!

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Saturday, February 6 – Vinyl 101

Participants will learn CAD software as they design sticker sheets, monograms and wall décor to but cut out on the FabLab’s vinyl cutter. This class is a great introduction to the basics of designing with Inkscape and a vinyl cutter. This class will also count as a prerequisite for future FabLab Design Days!

FabLab Design Days

Join the Maker Community with FabLab Design Days! Design Days are self-led workshops to design and create projects to take home or share with the growing Maker Community. Turn project ideas into reality with the Science Spectrum’s FabLab.

*Participants must complete at least one 101 workshop prior to participating in a FabLab Design Day. 101 completions will determine the equipment an individual can use during a Design Day.
Members $3/Non-Members $5 +materials used fee (FabLab provided materials ONLY)

*Participants will have access to all the design machines including but not limited to 3D printers, laser cutter, CNC router, vinyl cutter, and software programs*.

Saturday, December 12

9am-12PM OR 1PM-4PM

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Saturday, January 23

9am-12PM OR 1PM-4PM

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Sunday, January 24

1PM-4PM

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Saturday, February 20

9am-12PM OR 1PM-4PM

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Sunday, February 21

1PM-4PM

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