Science Fun

2018 Winter/Spring Track Out Camps


All Week-long and Single Day Cary Camps are held at:
The Science Fun Lab:
111 James Jackson Ave # 107
Cary, NC 27513

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Winter/Spring
2018 Camps

Explore our various camp themes:

Best of 2017

Best of 2017
Full Day (9:30-4:30)

Dates:
1/22 – 1/26(Track 3)
2/12 – 2/16(Track 2)
3/5 – 3/9(Track 1)
4/2 – 4/6(Track 4)
 
The parents and campers have spoken! 2017 was packed full of some amazing experiments and helped to build phenomenal memories. Did your camper miss out on an incredible camp? Maybe you were on vacation and couldn’t attend? Maybe your camper just had SO much fun they’re begging to have one last hurrah (hopefully this is the reason)! Well, we’ve taken the most popular experiments from all of our 2017 Camps and combined them into one final camp. We could only think of one name for this camp … “Best of 2017 Science Camp”!

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Half Day options also available

Simple Machines and Complex Creations & Meteorology Madness

Simple Machines and Complex Creations & Meteorology Madness
Full Day (9:30-4:30)

Dates:
1/8 – 1/12(Track 4)
1/29 – 2/2(Track 3)

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Simple Machines and Complex Creations
AM (9:30 – 12:30)
Do you love to take things apart and see how they work? Then this is the camp for you! Join us as we trace complex modern inventions back to their simple ancient roots! We’ll learn how there would be no moon landing without the invention of the knife! Or how there would be no skyscrapers without the invention of the seesaw! Put on your hard hat and join us as we explore how Simple Machines lead to Complex Creations!
 
Meteorology Madness!
PM (1:30 – 4:30)
Are you fascinated by hail and hurricanes, or blizzards and bolts of lightning? If so, join us for a storm chasing adventure guaranteed to get young scientists excited about science. We’ll explore nature’s super forces and weather wonders during this week long journey into Meteorology Madness!

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Spectacular Spy Science & Expedition Earth

Spectacular Spy Science & Expedition Earth
Full Day (9:30-4:30)

Dates:
1/15 – 1/19(Track 4)
2/26 – 3/2(Track 2)
3/19 – 3/23(Track 1)
4/30 – 5/4(Track 3)

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Spectacular Spy Science
AM (9:30 – 12:30)
It’s capture the flag. You’re deep in enemy territory. The flag is within sight, and the other team is discussing plans on how best to sneak over to your side. You’re all alone, and you HAVE to get info to take back to your team. What do you do!? If only you had spent a week full of espionage experiments learning the tricks of the trade that make the best spies able to hide in plain sight! Be prepared for your next mission when you join us for a week of Spectacular Spy Science!
 
Expedition Earth
PM (1:30 – 4:30)
Pack your bags for a trip you’ll never forget! We’re taking a scientific world tour to discover some of the incredible innovations that have been made all over the planet! We’ll hop from continent to continent and prehistory to present on this incredible Expedition Earth!

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Whats Up Doc & Survive and Thrive

Whats Up Doc & Survive and Thrive
Full Day (9:30-4:30)

Dates:
3/26 – 3/30(Track 4)
5/21 – 5/25(Track 2)

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Whats Up Doc
AM (9:30 – 12:30)
Put on your surgical gloves and join us for some medical mania! Mini MD’s will examine real hearts, brains, eyeballs, and much more! See what it takes to be a doctor, veterinarian or even a food scientist as we investigate and solve all sorts of medical mysteries during this E.R. experience!
 
Survive and Thrive
PM (1:30 – 4:30)
You’re lost in the woods, or out a sea, you have only your wits to survive, what do you do!?! This week, we’ll look at how science has been helping people survive incredible situations since literally the dawn of time! We’ll collect water and build fires, explore wildlife and learn to navigate as we learn to Survive and Thrive!!

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Grossology & Mission to Mars

Grossology & Mission to Mars
Full Day (9:30-4:30)

Dates:
4/23 – 4/27(Track 3)

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Grossology
AM (9:30 – 12:30)
Do you love all things slimy, snotty, sneezy and smelly? Do people run screaming every time you bring up your favorite subject? The join us for an insanely hilarious journey down some of nature’s most interesting and disgusting paths! We’ll study all things that are NOT allowed at the dinner table in a week that is sure to scratch your Grossology itch!
 
Mission to Mars
PM (1:30 – 4:30)
After months of space travel you have done what no other human has done before. You have landed on the Red Planet! Where will you live? What will you drink? HOW WILL YOU SURVIVE!?! We’ll tackle all these challenges (and have some fun along the way) as we embark on our Mission to Mars!

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CSI: Cool Science Investigated & Jurassic Giants

CSI: Cool Science Investigated & Jurassic Giants and Gemstones
Full Day (9:30-4:30)

Dates:
5/14 – 5/18(Track 2)

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CSI: Cool Science Investigated
AM (9:30 – 12:30)
A lid thrown haphazardly on the counter. Crumbs everywhere. A jar cruelly left empty. Who. Stole. The. Cookies. From. The. Cookie. Jar!?!? This week, we’ll give your budding detective the tools they need to solve any mystery they may come across. Dust up on finger printing and focus in on microfiber analysis as we learn to see the world through the eye of a detective in CSI: Cool Science Investigated!
 
Jurassic Giants and Gemstones
PM (1:30 – 4:30)
Hours under the hot desert sun, hand aching from weeks of painstaking excavation, finally you reveal the skeleton of an incredible creature buried over 65 million years ago! This is the moment that a Paleontologist lives for! This week, experience a piece of this feeling as we delve in to the world hidden beneath us! We’ll put on our headlamps and expose incredible treasures and unbelievable beasts in Jurassic Giants and Gemstones!

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NEW THIS YEAR! –> 3rd-6th Grade Camp!

Is that Possible?!? & Can you Survive That?!?
Full Day (9:30-4:30)

Dates:
4/2 – 4/6(Track 4)

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Is That Possible?!?
AM (9:30 – 12:30)
Do you ever ask yourself, friends, parents, and teachers crazy “what if” questions that seem impossible to answer? This week we will do our best to ACTUALLY come up with answers and test some questions out! Could we build a bridge across the Atlantic? What would it look like if the oceans started to drain like a bathtub? Can we really dig a hole to China? Maybe you can even come up with and answer a question of your own!
 
Can You Survive That?!?
PM (1:30 – 4:30)
Could you survive a skydive from the international space station? What about a magnitude 11 earthquake, could you survive that?? A trip through the center of the earth, can you survive THAT?!?! Well, let’s find out! We’ll do our best to answer these questions in a crazy daredevil week of questionable survivability as we ask Can you Survive That!?! (While the scenarios we discuss may not be survivable, the experiments SHOULD be!)

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Week Long Science Camps:

Track 4 Camps:

  • 1/8 – 1/12: Simple Machines and Complex Creations & Meteorology Madness
  • 1/15 – 1/19: Spectacular Spy Science and Expedition Earth
  • 3/26 – 3/30: Whats Up Doc & Survive and Thrive
  • 4/2 – 4/6: Best of 2017
  • 4/2 – 4/6: NEW THIS YEAR! -> 3rd-6th Grade Camp!
  • Track 3 Camps:

  • 1/22 – 1/26: Best of 2017
  • 1/29 – 2/2: Simple Machines and Complex Creations & Meteorology Madness
  • 4/23 – 4/27: Grossology & Mission to Mars
  • 4/30 – 5/4: Spectacular Spy Science & Expedition Earth
  • Track 2 Camps:

  • 2/12 – 2/16: Best of 2017
  • 2/26 – 3/2: Spectacular Spy Science and Expedition Earth
  • 5/14 – 5/18: CSI: Cool Science Investigated & Jurassic Giants and Gemstones
  • 5/21 – 5/25: Whats Up Doc & Survive and Thrive
  • Track 1 Camps:

  • 3/5 – 3/9: Best of 2017
  • 3/19 – 3/23: Spectacular Spy Science and Expedition Earth