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2016 Summer Camp

 2016 Science Quest Summer Camp Weekly Schedule
preK – 8th grade
Camp Site: Capitol Park Museum
660 North 4th Street Baton Rouge, LA 70802

Weekly Sessions

May  31 – June 3
Edible Science 
Students will explore the physical and chemical changes that happen around us every day. Come have your cake and eat it too, when we discover the chemistry of cooking and learn about famous Louisiana chefs: Leah Chase, Paul Prudhomme and Justin Wilson and Louisiana’s unique culinary cuisine.
 
June  13 – June 17
The Curious Chemist
The way materials are put together and the way they act under certain conditions is called chemistry.  Students will experiment with everyday household items to discover the chemical world in which we live.
 
June 20 – June 24
Electricity and Magnetism (Closed)
 MAY THE FORCE BE WITH YOU: As we explore The Power of Magnetism and Electricity.  Students will observe the interaction of permanent magnets with a variety of common materials and discover that magnets display forces of attraction and repulsion.  The power of electrical forces will be explored when construct simple open, closed, parallel, and series circuits and identify materials that are conductors and insulators.
 
June 27 – July 1
Work and Simple Machines  (Closed)
What is work, scientifically speaking?  Humans are the only living creatures that have been able to put materials together to construct machines to do work. This achievement has led us into a world that is becoming more technologically oriented.  Students will investigate and identify the simple machine found throughout the museum collection as well as build their own.

 

2016 Summer Camp Fees

Half Day Hours: 8:00a.m. – 12:00 p.m.   $115/week

Full Day Hours: 8:00a.m. – 3:00 p.m    $175/week

Full Day Hours with Extend Care: 8:00a.m. – 5:00 p.m    $205/week

*plus a one-time registration/materials fee of $70 

If student attends multiple sessions, materials/registration fee only collected once

There is $5 discount for each session payment received before May 1, 2016.  Enter coupon code SUMMER2016 at payment screen.

 *Student must bring their own mid-day snack, extended day snack,  lunch and drink and water bottle.

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