CAMPS & WORKSHOPS

All camps require advanced registration and full payment of fees at the time of registration. Registration is accepted in person or by phone only. If registering by phone, registration forms and releases must be on file with the Science Spectrum a minimum of one week before the first day of the enrolled camp or you may forfeit your spot. Call 806-745-2525 x234 to register or for additional information.

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. Camps canceled by the Science Spectrum due to low enrollment will receive a full refund.

Spring Break 2019

Ages 4-5

Arts, Crafts, Science!

March 11 & 12
9:00 am – 12:00 pm
2 Day Camp: Members $44/Non-Members $50
Snack provided

Do you like to color, paint, or draw? You are a scientist without even realizing it! In this camp, discover how art and science combine. We will tape, glue, and paint our way through science that is all around us. Taking inspiration from rainbows, birds, flowers, and more!

It’s a Bug’s World!

March 13
9:00 am – 12:00 pm
1 Day Camp: Members $22/Non-Members $25
Snack provided

Bugs may be small, but they play a huge role in our world! In celebration of National Learn About Butterflies Day, campers will tour the Butterflies Alive! Exhibit, watch Flight of the Butterflies in the OMNI Theater, and learn how to pollinate flowers like butterflies with a bit of creativity and engineering.

Wings, Wheels, & Watercraft

March 14 & 15
9:00 am – 12:00 pm
2 Day Camp: Members $44/Non-Members $50
Snack provided

Look at all these things go! See who can launch a rocket the farthest, work in groups to make a racetrack, and design boats to stay afloat through Water Works in the Lubbock Children’s Museum.

Ages 6-8

Solar System Journey

March 11 & 12
9:00 am – 3:00 pm
2 Day Camp: Members $80/Non-Members $90
Snack provided, Bring Sack Lunch

Put on your space helmet and explore our solar system! Young astronauts will answer questions like: What makes each planet unique? What would sand on the Moon feel like? And why does the Moon look different every night? These questions and more will be answered with hands-on activities and scientific discovery. You don’t want to miss this “out-of-this-world” camp!

Bugology

March 13
9:00 am – 3:00 pm
1 Day Camp: Members $40/Non-Members $45
Snack provided, Bring Sack Lunch

Bugs may be small, but they play a huge role in our world! In celebration of National Learn About Butterflies Day, campers will tour the Butterflies Alive! Exhibit and watch Flight of the Butterflies in the OMNI Theater. Campers will become lepidopterists in training as they discover more about butterfly life cycles, wing symmetry, camouflage, and mimicry.

Spring Training

March 14 & 15
9:00 am – 3:00 pm
2 Day Camp: Members $80/Non-Members $90
Snack provided, Bring Sack Lunch

Keep your mind and body active during Spring Break! We will look at the science behind some of our favorite sports, bring board games to life, and take part in the Science Spectrum’s Sciathlon. Race to complete KEVA structures, solve a pH mystery, search for pie (Л), and more.

Ages 9-12

Robo Camp

March 11 & 12
9:00 am – 3:00 pm
2 Day Camp: Members $80/Non-Members $90
Snack provided, Bring Sack Lunch

Take a glimpse into the world of engineering and robotics. Build a fully functioning LEGO® robot. Learn about designing, programming, and construction of robots. Campers will utilize these skills to design a robot of your own to overcome a challenge.

Duct Tape Challenge

March 13
9:00 am – 3:00 pm
1 Day Camp: Members $40/Non-Members $45
Snack provided, Bring Sack Lunch

We supply the duct tape, you provide the creativity! Campers will learn the basics of duct tape construction like making fabric and rope. They will then use duct tape to solve a problem like carrying a heavy object, collecting rain water, and keeping something valuable dry. Campers will also design and make something to take home that will help them with a day-to-day task.

Ecological Engineers

March 14 & 15
9:00 am – 3:00 pm
2 Day Camp: Members $80/Non-Members $90
Snack provided, Bring Sack Lunch

In celebration of National Learn About Butterflies Day, campers will tour the Butterflies Alive! Exhibit and watch Flight of the Butterflies in the OMNI Theater. Campers will learn about challenges butterflies and other insects face within changing ecosystems. They will use imagination, scientific discovery, and KEVA planks to engineer solutions for some of these challenges.