Summer Camps 2017!

As the days begin to warm up, here at Akron Fossils & Science Center we are gearing up for summer camps! Every year we work hard to make camps bigger, better, and more fun filled, and this season is no exception. This summer, we’re offering SIX different camp themes— there really is something for everyone! Our summer camps are each five days long with morning and afternoon sessions offered. We also have before and after care options available.  Campers are led through four different stations: Discover, Snack, Create, and Play, all themed towards the camp of your choosing. Scroll down for more information on all of the fantastic camp options you’ll find this summer at Akron Fossils & Science Center.

Dinosaur Adventure Camps

DurinDinosaur Camp 2g our Dinosaur Adventure Camps, campers will be learning all about dinosaurs and paleontology! Learn how scientists dig for fossils, how dinosaurs are classified, all about the fossils record, how replicas are made, and so much more!

Dates & Registration
Week 1: Dinosaur Hunters

June 12-16, 2017
Morning Session: 9-12:30
Afternoon Session: 1:30-5

Week 2: Dinosaurian World

July 24-28, 2017
Morning Session: 9-12:30
Afternoon Session: 1:30-5

Creature Feature Camp

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At Creature Feature Camp, campers will have the opportunity to learn all about how to handle and care for live animals, about zoology, animal anatomy and physiology, biomes, ecosystems, and more! And of course, campers will have the chance to meet some of our creature friends!

Dates & Registration
Animals Inside and Out: July 10-14, 2017

Morning Session: 9-12:30

Afternoon Session: 1:30-5

Mad Science Camp

If you lomad scienceve hands-on science, experiments, and messy fun, then you’ll love our Mad Science Camp! Campers will learn all about chemicals, gravity, elements, magnetism, and more all the while getting to participate in fun, hands-on science experiments!

Dates & Registration
Documenting Data: June 19-23, 2017
Morning Session: 9-12:30
Afternoon Session: 1:30-5

Space Camp *NEW

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At our Space Camp: Mission to Mars, campers will be learning all about exploring the Red Planet including ongoing research and upcoming missions!

Dates & Registration
Mission to Mars: June 26-30, 2017
Morning Session: 9-12:30
Afternoon Session: 1:30-5

CSI Camp * NEW

Grab your trench coats detectives! At our all new CSI Camp: Without A Trace, campers CSI Logowill have the opportunity to learn all about the methods that real crime scene investigators use to solve crimes. Learn about data collection and analysis, finger printing, DNA testing and more!

Dates & Registration
Without a Trace: July 17-21, 2017
Morning Session: 9-12:30
Afternoon Session: 1:30-5

S.T.E.A.M. Camp * New

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STEAM is an approach to learning that uses Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts and Mathematics to guide student inquiry, dialogue, and critical thinking. At our STEAM Camp, campers will spend each of the five camp days learning about one of the elements of the STEAM curriculum– Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math!

Dates & Registration
Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics: June 31- August 04, 2017
Morning Session: 9-12:30
Afternoon Session: 1:30-5

As you can see, its going to be quite the exciting summer! With so many themes, the only question you have to answer now is “which one will I choose?”!  Head over to akronfossils.com/camps for more information on pricing and registration, or call us at 330-665-3466.

Make sure to check out some of our camps from years past for a sneak peek at the fun we have every summer!

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About Akron Fossils & Science Center

Akron Fossils & Science Center features hands-on tours and science activities that put knowledge directly in your hands. Our exhibits display many fossils from Ohio and around the world. In addition to our guided tours, we offer a wide variety of enriching science programs, all hands-on and designed to make science and learning fun and meaningful. We also look forward to having you enjoy our 2 1/2 acre outdoor adventure park called Truassic Park. Our park features a 9-hole mini golf course, giant slide, and 200 FT ZIP- LINE! At Akron Fossils & Science Center, participants and visitors become more than observers; they become researchers, experimenters, and even educators. Our exhibits and programs let you experience science first-hand and encourage understanding and deep, critical thought. A trip to Akron Fossils & Science Center provides more than something to do for one day; it ignites a passion for learning and exploration that lasts a lifetime.

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