Catawba Science Center, a nonprofit science and technology museum in Hickory, is taking registrations for its annual Summer Fun Science Camp, June 11 through August 24, offering 11 weeks of hands-on science learning for youth in grades pre-K through rising ninth grade.
Summer Fun science classes will be held Mondays through Fridays, from 10 a.m. until noon. atCatawbaScienceCenter. Extended day options are available for busy schedules.
Pre-K through Sixth Grade
Participants can choose from 11 weeks of hands-on, fun-filled science classes designed for specific age groups in grades Pre-K to rising sixth-graders. Each week features a different class theme.
New classes include: Fish Tales and Diggin’ Dinosaurs (Pre-K & K), Rainforest Romp and A Buggy Lunch (first & second grade), Cretaceous Creatures and Body Language (third & fourth grade) Dino Discoveries and On the Brink (fifth & sixth grade).
Seventh through Ninth Grade
Summer Fun Science Camp also includes offerings for youth in grades seventh through ninth. Weeklong classes include: Chemistry Basics (June 11 – 15), Aqua Marine (July 16 – 20), Monkey Jr. Naturalist For a Week (July 23 – 27) and You Are What You Eat (August 6 – 10).
A full list of science classes, fees and registration forms are available for download at www.CatawbaScience.org on the Science Camps page. Registration is first-come, first-served by pre-payment.
For busy parents, CSC offers early arrival (7:30 to 10 a.m.) and Afternoon Adventures (noon to 5:30 p.m.) options for an additional cost.
Classes are filling up quickly. For more information, or to register, call (828) 322-8169 or visit www.CatawbaScience.org.
Catawba Science Center is a nonprofit science and technology museum in the Western Piedmont with traveling exhibits, a digital planetarium theater and North Carolina’s only marine touch pool with live sharks and stingrays. A community asset and regional destination, Catawba Science Center is dedicated to changing lives and inspiring learning through science and wonder. Learn more at http://www.CatawbaScience.org.
CSC is funded in part by the United Arts Fund of Catawba County and is located in the Arts and Science Center of Catawba Valley, on the SALT Block, 243 3rd Avenue NE, Hickory.