2019 Summer Science Camp Registration is Now Open!
Summer Science Camp is tailored for kids entering 2nd through 5th grades in the 2019-2020 school year.
Explore animals, rocks, insects, and more at the South Florida Museum! Let science be your guide as your universe expands each week with a new theme.
Camp sessions take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday at the South Florida Museum and Bishop Planetarium, 201 10th St. West, in downtown Bradenton, FL 34205. This year we’re also offering an early drop off option to make your life easier! Camp is held
Check out the choices for Summer Science Camp this year!
Week 1 (June 10 – 14):
Dinosaurs – the Good, the “Bird” and The Ugly
Omnivores, carnivores, herbivores and more! Is every fossil animal a dinosaur? Explore the wonder and myths surrounding these famous ancient creatures.
Week 2 (June 17 – 21):
Out of This World
What’s out there? Stars, planets, galaxies, dark matter – find out what we know and how we know it as you journey through the solar system and beyond!
Week 3 (June 24 – 28):
We’ll examine the animal world from pets to wildlife. Experience the science of caring for, observing, and protecting animals.
Week 4* (July 1 – 5, no camp on July 4):
On The Move
How do we get there from here? Imagine yourself in control of a plane, train, car or boat, traveling through the science of transportation. *Please note – this is a four-day holiday week. There is no camp on July 4th – fees will be pro-rated.
Week 5 (July 8 – 12):
Building Your Dreams
How do engineers create the structures we depend on for home, work, travel and fun? We’ll build from the basics to bridges to roller coasters.
Week 6 (July 15-19):
Explore Florida – Land, Sea and History
Florida is your backyard, but what makes Florida the place everyone wants to visit? Discover our animals, our waterways and people as you find out why Florida is “The Sunshine State.”
Museum Members: $200/week, $180 per week for each additional camper in the same family, attending the same camp.
Non-Member Campers: $250/week. Enrollment fee is due at time of registration.
• July 4th week is pro-rated for the holiday.
• Limited scholarship opportunities are available.
(7:45 a.m. to 8:45 a.m.) – $75 per week. Early drop-off is sold by the week only and must be prepaid.
Checks should be made payable to the South Florida Museum or use Visa, Mastercard, Discover or American Express.
*Enrollment fee is due at time of registration. Limited scholarship opportunities are available. Contact Susan McCarthy (contact information below) with scholarship inquiries.
Registration forms must be completed and signed before your camper may begin camp. Forms are available online or may be picked up at the Museum’s front desk. Download your registration form now.
Have questions? Check out our FAQ document here.
For more information, contact Susan McCarthy at 941-746-4131 ext 113 or by email at SMcCarthy@SouthFloridaMuseum.org