Camps & Summer Activities
When school ends the science adventure begins as we travel beyond the classroom to explore during week-long, interactive camps! Young scientists, ages 5-12, will find themselves engaged in experiments, science challenges and outdoor activities that make them laugh, think and discover new concepts.
The Zoo and You at the Santa Ana Zoo – Ages 5-7
At the Zoo, meet live animals up-close, such as an armadillo and pancake tortoise. Learn about fur, feathers, and quills; make an edible bird nest; and more!
Zoo Camp at the Santa Ana Zoo – Ages 7-10
Explore careers at the Zoo by listening to heartbeats of live zoo residents, investigating animal designs and movement, and creating a scale-model of an animal enclosure.
Summer Smiles at the San Joaquin Marsh – Ages 5-7
Take a walk on the wild side while exploring the plants and animals of Irvine’s San Joaquin Marsh. Make slime, create clouds, design your own bug, and much more!
Project Discovery at the San Joaquin Marsh – Ages 7-10
Visit Irvine’s San Joaquin Marsh. Investigate chemical reactions. Design, construct, test, and compete with a series of hand-made devices, like roller coasters and catapults.
Above and Beyond at Discovery Cube OC – Ages 7-10
Experience the ultimate interactive flight exhibit: “Above and Beyond!” to pilot a jet and fly like a bird. Search for clues and use forensic science techniques, and much more!
Summer Science at Discovery Cube OC – Ages 5-7
Explore the world of Doc McStuffins, an imaginative, interactive exhibit. Learn about teeth, flight, kaleidoscopes, and other topics that are woven into Doc’s adventures!
Ocean Science at Discovery Cube’s Ocean Quest – Ages 7-10
At Ocean Quest, tour the Bay on our education boat, explore the beach, and perform a crab catch while learning about the important role the ocean plays in our lives.
Technology and a Raspberry Pi at Discovery Cube OC and Discovery Cube’s Ocean Quest – Ages 10-12
Learn how computers work by utilizing the Raspberry Pi, investigating breadboards, and using Scratch to create and program interactive stories, games, and animations.
Link to learn more: http://oc.discoverycube.org/education/for-parents/summer-camps/
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Welcome to the amazing summer camp experience brought to you by Strategic Kids & Academic Chess! Our camps include chess, art, Lego, and magic! Our fun story based lessons will draw students in to the game of chess! Giant chess sets and other fun activities are included to get your child excited about the game! We have professional magicians teaching performance & magic routines! Participants get their gears running with STEM based LEGO build challenges!
Swim Lessons & Field Trips are included in the camp tuition. Each week has been carefully planned for your child at our 2-acre facility. Daily swimming in our camp pool, swim lessons, pony rides, archery, sports, table games, Pony and farm animals, crafts & themed camp days. Weekly field includes the beach, miniature golf, museums, aquarium, the zoo, trampoline park and a whole lot more.
Join the Young Americans for 5 fun-filled days of classes ranging from vocal performance, professional dancing, audition skills, improv acting, and songwriting. Students will have the opportunity to work alongside cast members and top professionals in the performing arts industry to unleash their creativity, develop leadership skills, and build their self-confidence. At the end of the week, students will perform a live show for their family and friends!