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PRE K (Ages 3-4)

DESTINATION DINOS (9am-12pm)

Travel back in time to the dinosaur age! Young paleontologists-in-training will learn about characteristics of dinosaurs and their environments through stories, art projects, science experiments and more.

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JUNE 5-9

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PRE K (Ages 3-4)

COLOR YOUR WORLD (1pm-4pm)

Warning: not for those who like clean hands! Using the sense of touch, campers will spend the week investigating and experimenting. From a plethora of paint to oodles of oobleck, young ones will have a blast getting messy while learning about science.

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JUNE 5-9

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PRE K (Ages 3-4)

RISING KINDERGARTEN

RISING GRADES 1-2

CHEF ACADEMY (9am-4pm)

Turn on your tastebuds for a week of culinary training! Young chefs will learn that everything they do in the kitchen is related to science and will prepare to cook up something tasty.

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JUNE 12-16

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PRE K (Ages 3-4)

CRAWLY CRITTERS (9am-12pm)

It’s all about invertebrates in this camp that is full of experiential opportunities to learn about biodiversity in our own backyards. From crustaceans to insects and arachnids, campers will explore this fascinating world.

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JUNE 12-16

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PRE K (Ages 3-4)

GREEN THUMB GARDENERS (1pm-4pm)

Discover what it takes to get a green thumb in no time! In this camp, young gardeners will design a garden, plant a seed and unearth secrets of the garden habitat.

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JUNE 12-16

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RISING GRADES 1-2

CURIOUS CHEMISTS (9am-4pm)

Curious minds come together in this camp that explores the science of magic. Young scientists will conduct experiments, investigate states of matter and see the difference between physical and chemical reactions.

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JUNE 19-23

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RISING GRADES 1-2

FANTASTIC FLIERS (9am-4pm)

Is it … a bird? A bat? A bug? Discover the amazing creatures that can be found flying high in the North Carolina skies! Campers will learn all about these aerodynamic animals and design their own forest flyer.

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JUNE 26-30

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RISING GRADES 1-2

CREATIVE BY NATURE (9am-4pm)

Experimenting with a variety of tools and techniques, campers will explore various art forms and gain new skills through interactive (and sometimes messy) projects. Throughout the week, young artists will create with printmaking, sculpture and painting.

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JULY 3-7

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RISING GRADES 1-2

GIRLS IN STEAM (9am-4pm)

For young girls who like to ask questions! Questions, theories and hypotheses are welcome in this camp that explores a variety of science myths and investigates the world with hands-on experiments and projects.

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JULY 10-14

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RISING GRADES 1-2

BEHIND THE SCENES SCIENCE (9am-4pm)

Curious about what goes into creating a show for Discovery Place Kids? In this camp, young scientists will become pros when they go behind the scenes to learn the ins and outs of putting on a real science show.

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JULY 17-21

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RISING GRADES 1-2

CHEF ACADEMY (9am-4pm)

Turn on your tastebuds for a week of culinary training! Young chefs will learn that everything they do in the kitchen is related to science and will prepare to cook up something tasty.

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JULY 24-28

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RISING GRADES 1-2

CURIOUS CHEMISTS (9am-4pm)

Curious minds come together in this camp that explores the science of magic. Young scientists will conduct experiments, investigate states of matter and see the difference between physical and chemical reactions.

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JULY 31-AUGUST 4

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RISING GRADES 1-2

FANTASTIC FLIERS (9am-4pm)

Is it … a bird? A bat? A bug? Discover the amazing creatures that can be found flying high in the North Carolina skies! Campers will learn all about these aerodynamic animals and design their own forest flyer.

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AUGUST 7-11

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RISING KINDERGARTEN

SPACE EXPLORERS (9am-4pm)

Campers embark on a week-long training program preparing for a mission to outer space. Jam-packed with adventures that are out of this world, the week covers everything from learning about the solar system to how to eat in space.

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JUNE 5-9

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RISING KINDERGARTEN

CAPE CRUSADER ACADEMY (9am-4pm)

Cape Crusaders Unite! This camp is designed to help you uncover science behind saving the day. Throughout the week, campers will have the opportunity to develop their secret identity and uncover their superpowers.

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JUNE 12-16

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RISING KINDERGARTEN

AMAZING ARTISTS (9am-4pm)

Warning: not for those who like clean hands! Using the sense of touch, campers will spend the week investigating and experimenting. From a plethora of paint to oodles of oobleck, art and science come together in this camp where young artists will have a blast getting messy.

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JUNE 19-23

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RISING KINDERGARTEN

LEGO ADVENTURES (9am-4pm)

Campers will immerse themselves in STEM learning by creating their own blueprints, participating in LEGO challenges and working together on group projects. It’s time to start building!

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JUNE 26-30

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RISING KINDERGARTEN

GIRLS IN STEAM (9am-4pm)

For young girls who like to ask questions! Questions, theories and hypotheses are welcome in this camp that explores a variety of science myths and investigates the world with hands-on experiments and projects.

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JULY 3-7

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RISING KINDERGARTEN

SPACE EXPLORERS (9am-4pm)

Campers embark on a week-long training program preparing for a mission to outer space. Jam-packed with adventures that are out of this world, the week covers everything from learning about the solar system to how to eat in space.

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JULY 10-14

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RISING KINDERGARTEN

LEGO ADVENTURES (9am-4pm)

Campers will immerse themselves in STEM learning by creating their own blueprints, participating in LEGO challenges and working together on group projects. It’s time to start building!

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JULY 17-21

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RISING KINDERGARTEN

CAPE CRUSADER ACADEMY (9am-4pm)

Cape Crusaders Unite! This camp is designed to help you uncover science behind saving the day. Throughout the week, campers will have the opportunity to develop their secret identity and uncover their superpowers.

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JULY 24-28

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RISING KINDERGARTEN

GIRLS IN STEAM (9am-4pm)

For young girls who like to ask questions! Questions, theories and hypotheses are welcome in this camp that explores a variety of science myths and investigates the world with hands-on experiments and projects.

REGISTER

JULY 31-AUGUST 4

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RISING KINDERGARTEN

AMAZING ARTISTS (9am-4pm)

Warning: not for those who like clean hands! Using the sense of touch, campers will spend the week investigating and experimenting. From a plethora of paint to oodles of oobleck, art and science come together in this camp where young artists will have a blast getting messy.

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AUGUST 7-11

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RISING KINDERGARTEN

LEGO ADVENTURES (9am-4pm)

Campers will immerse themselves in STEM learning by creating their own blueprints, participating in LEGO challenges and working together on group projects. It’s time to start building!

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AUGUST 14-18

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RISING GRADES 1-2

PRE-KRISING KINDERGARTENRISING GRADES 1-2

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PRE K (Ages 3-4)

SUPERHERO TRAINING ACADEMY (9am-12pm)

Calling all superheroes! Uncover your secret powers in this camp while developing your superhero name and costume, learning how to spot a villain and testing your superpowers. Throughout the week campers will have opportunities to save the day.

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JUNE 19-23

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PRE K (Ages 3-4)

COLOR YOUR WORLD (1pm-4pm)

Warning: not for those who like clean hands! Using the sense of touch, campers will spend the week investigating and experimenting. From a plethora of paint to oodles of oobleck, young ones will have a blast getting messy while learning about science.

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JUNE 19-23

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PRE K (Ages 3-4)

CRAWLY CRITTERS (9am-12pm)

It’s all about invertebrates in this camp that is full of experiential opportunities to learn about biodiversity in our own backyards. From crustaceans to insects and arachnids, campers will explore this fascinating world.

REGISTER

JUNE 26-30

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PRE K (Ages 3-4)

GREEN THUMB GARDENERS (1pm-4pm)

Discover what it takes to get a green thumb in no time! In this camp, young gardeners will design a garden, plant a seed and unearth secrets of the garden habitat.

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JUNE 26-30

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PRE K (Ages 3-4)

SUPERHERO TRAINING ACADEMY (9am-12pm)

Calling all superheroes! Uncover your secret powers in this camp while developing your superhero name and costume, learning how to spot a villain and testing your superpowers. Throughout the week campers will have opportunities to save the day.

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JULY 3-7

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PRE K (Ages 3-4)

DESTINATION DINOS (1pm-4pm)

Travel back in time to the dinosaur age! Young paleontologists-in-training will learn about characteristics of dinosaurs and their environments through stories, art projects, science experiments and more.

REGISTER

JULY 3-7

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PRE K (Ages 3-4)

COLOR YOUR WORLD (9am-12pm)

Warning: not for those who like clean hands! Using the sense of touch, campers will spend the week investigating and experimenting. From a plethora of paint to oodles of oobleck, young ones will have a blast getting messy while learning about science.

REGISTER

JULY 10-14

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PRE K (Ages 3-4)

CRAWLY CRITTERS (1pm-4pm)

It’s all about invertebrates in this camp that is full of experiential opportunities to learn about biodiversity in our own backyards. From crustaceans to insects and arachnids, campers will explore this fascinating world.

REGISTER

JULY 10-14

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PRE K (Ages 3-4)

GREEN THUMB GARDENERS (9am-12pm)

Discover what it takes to get a green thumb in no time! In this camp, young gardeners will design a garden, plant a seed and unearth secrets of the garden habitat.

REGISTER

JULY 17-21

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PRE K (Ages 3-4)

SUPERHERO TRAINING ACADEMY (1pm-4pm)

Calling all superheroes! Uncover your secret powers in this camp while developing your superhero name and costume, learning how to spot a villain and testing your superpowers. Throughout the week campers will have opportunities to save the day.

REGISTER

JULY 17-21

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PRE K (Ages 3-4)

DESTINATION DINOS (9am-12pm)

Travel back in time to the dinosaur age! Young paleontologists-in-training will learn about characteristics of dinosaurs and their environments through stories, art projects, science experiments and more.

REGISTER

JULY 24-28

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PRE K (Ages 3-4)

COLOR YOUR WORLD (1pm-4pm)

Warning: not for those who like clean hands! Using the sense of touch, campers will spend the week investigating and experimenting. From a plethora of paint to oodles of oobleck, young ones will have a blast getting messy while learning about science.

REGISTER

JULY 24-28

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PRE K (Ages 3-4)

CRAWLY CRITTERS (9am-12pm)

It’s all about invertebrates in this camp that is full of experiential opportunities to learn about biodiversity in our own backyards. From crustaceans to insects and arachnids, campers will explore this fascinating world.

REGISTER

JULY 31-AUGUST 4

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PRE K (Ages 3-4)

GREEN THUMB GARDENERS (1pm-4pm)

Discover what it takes to get a green thumb in no time! In this camp, young gardeners will design a garden, plant a seed and unearth secrets of the garden habitat.

REGISTER

JULY 31-AUGUST 4

MORE INFO

PRE K (Ages 3-4)

SUPERHERO TRAINING ACADEMY

Calling all superheroes! Uncover your secret powers in this camp while developing your superhero name and costume, learning how to spot a villain and testing your superpowers. Throughout the week campers will have opportunities to save the day.

REGISTER

AUGUST 7-11

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PRE K (Ages 3-4)

DESTINATION DINOS (1pm-4pm)

Travel back in time to the dinosaur age! Young paleontologists-in-training will learn about characteristics of dinosaurs and their environments through stories, art projects, science experiments and more.

REGISTER

AUGUST 7-11

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PRE K (Ages 3-4)

COLOR YOUR WORLD (9am-12pm)

Warning: not for those who like clean hands! Using the sense of touch, campers will spend the week investigating and experimenting. From a plethora of paint to oodles of oobleck, young ones will have a blast getting messy while learning about science.

REGISTER

AUGUST 14-18

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PRE K (Ages 3-4)

CRAWLY CRITTERS (1pm-4pm)

It’s all about invertebrates in this camp that is full of experiential opportunities to learn about biodiversity in our own backyards. From crustaceans to insects and arachnids, campers will explore this fascinating world.

REGISTER

AUGUST 14-18

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CANCELLATION POLICY

If you need to cancel any summer camp enrollment – for any reason – you must notify us in writing by 5:00 p.m. on May 1, 2023, in order to receive a refund of camp tuition – minus the cancellation fee.

  • The cancellation fee for a week of full-day camp is $80 and a week of half-day camp is $40. Cancellation fees are per session and per child.
  • Cancellation requests, for any reason, made after 5:00 p.m. on May 1st will not be eligible for a refund.
  • Missed days of camp are not eligible for a refund and cannot be applied to any other session of camp.
  • Cancellation requests must be made via email to: camps@discoveryplace.org

CANCELLATION POLICY

If you need to cancel any summer camp enrollment – for any reason – you must notify us in writing by 5:00 P.M. on May 1, 2023, in order to receive a refund of camp tuition – minus the cancellation fee.

  • The cancellation fee for a week of full-day camp is $80 and a week of half-day camp is $40. Cancellation fees are per session and per child.
  • Cancellation requests, for any reason, made after 5:00 P.M. on May 1st will not be eligible for a refund.
  • Missed days of camp are not eligible for a refund and cannot be applied to any other session of camp.
  • Cancellation requests must be made via email to: camps@discoveryplace.org

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REGISTRATION INFORMATION

Registration Dates:

Member Registration: February 6 at 10:00 a.m.

General Registration: February 13 at 10:00 a.m.

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Camp pricing:

Half Day: $175 Members/$200 General Registration

Full Day: $350 Members/$390 General Registration

Members: February 6 at 10:00 a.m.

General: February 13 at 10:00 a.m.

Half Day: $175 Members/$200 General 

Full Day: $350 Members/$390 General 


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