Summer 2020 Camps

SUMMER CAMPS ARE HERE!

Looking for engaging enrichment for your child during Summer Break? We’ve been in the lab designing some exciting new hands-on opportunities to challenge the most curious brains. Camps run in week long sessions beginning the week of May 25th - May 29th (camps will be in session on Memorial Day), and conclude the week of August 10th - August 14th. Camps and events range in age from preschool through 10th grade, and cover a wide variety of science, technology, engineering, arts, and math (STEAM) topics.

There are also Environmental Institute adventure camps and day trips available this summer for all incoming 4th-12th graders. Rock climbing, rafting, wildlife monitoring, mountain biking, camping and alpine living are just a few of the options for learning in the wilderness classroom. Check out the Environmental Institute page for more information. There are scholarship opportunities to help families register for summer camps, please visit the Youth Scholarship Program page for more information.

Have an early morning? We have an early drop-off option from 7:30 am - 8:30 am for all campers. For $25 per week for members and $30 per week for non-members, our EUREKA! staff will provide an extra hour of child care.

Please note: Field trips and guest presentations for day camps are subject to change due to COVID-19 protocols. We thank you in advance for your flexibility.

*Effective July 17, all campers 11 and older are required to wear a face mask when inside.


EUREKA! will be requiring immunization records for all adolescent campers. Registration will not process without uploaded records to camper account. Please follow these steps to upload the documents.

  • Log into Dashboard
  • Click FAMILY & FRIENDS on the left
  • Click EDIT on the student's account
  • On the right, you'll see a button +ADD DOCUMENT

Incoming Grade Range

Summer Pre-K camps will be split up into two different camp sessions each week: Full Day and Half Day. The theme for the week will be the same for both sessions. All summer camps listed below will be held in the New Life Church community room across the street from the EUREKA! McConnell Science Museum unless stated otherwise.

Please note: Lunch Lizard will not be serving lunch for the weeks of June 29 and August 10. Please send your camper with a lunch during these weeks.

Full Day:

  • Schedule:
    • 8:30AM-9:00AM – Drop Off
    • 9:00AM-12:00PM – Science Lessons and Activities (with a snack break)
    • 12:00PM-1:00PM – Lunch/Recess
    • 1:00PM-2:00PM – Nap Time
    • 2:00PM-4:30PM – Science Lessons and Activities (with a snack break)
    • 4:30PM-5:00PM – Clean Up
    • 5:00PM-5:30PM – Pick Up
  • Members: $150 per week
  • Non-Members: $175 per week

Half Day:

  • Schedule:
    • 8:30AM-9:00AM – Drop Off
    • 9:00AM-11:30AM – Science Lessons and Activities (with a snack break)
    • 11:30AM-12:00PM – Pick Up
  • Members: $100 per week
  • Non-Members: $125 per week

May 25 - May 29: Future Doctors

From bones and muscles to organs and our brain – how do our bodies work? Learners begin exploring human anatomy to learn about their bodies from the inside out!

June 1 - June 5: Future Picasso's

Wear your paint clothes and get ready to explore creating with different mediums! This art based STEAM camp will tap into your child's creativity and imagination. Explore the chemistry behind mixing paint colors with water colors, tempura, and pastels.

June 8 - June 12: Things that Fly

Hot air balloons, space shuttles, airplanes, and birds all are flying machines! Can your paper airplane fly the farthest, highest, or hover the longest in the air? Come learn about the basic physics behind things that fly.

June 15 - June 19: Crazy Chemistry

Get weird and wacky with some awesome chemistry. It's going to be crazy as we mix up some explosive, slimy, and color changing chemistry! Campers will take chemistry to the next level, developing usable materials through the crazy world of chemistry!

June 22 - June 26: Splish! Splash!

Campers will get to beat the heat and explore water during this wild and wet science camp! These little hydrologists will learn about sinking, floating, melting, flowing, and will build a boat, make a pool noodle water wall, and more!

June 29 - July 3: Wacky Weather

What is the weather? Can the weather be predicted? How does that happen? Campers will become meteorologists in training as they explore the science of weather. Experiment with how precipitation forms, learn about cloud formations, make tornadoes, and learn how to track the wind with a weather vane in this exciting camp!

July 6 - July 10: Animal Adventure

Calling all young zoologists! Join the EUREKA! Staff as we dive into the Animal Planet to discover all kinds of animals, investigate animal habitats, ecosystems, and even fossils! Campers will explore the world of zoology - how plants and animals adapt to their environment and about the scientists who study and care for them.

July 13 - July 17: Fairy Tale STEAM

Combine your fairy tale and Disney favorites with a science, technology, engineering, art, and math twist! Cool down with some Frozen ice experiments, engineer your own raft with Moana, and float UP and learn aerospace physics with Carl and Russel.

July 20 - July 24: Dinosaur Explorers

Hundreds of millions of years ago dinosaurs roamed the earth, seas, and skies. We can still see their tracks and bones in the ground around us today. We’ll investigate how these creatures turned to fossils as we explore earth’s geologic history and begin to understand more about the day in the life of dinos.

July 27 - July 31: Lego Explorers

The budding engineer’s building blocks! In this exciting Lego design camp campers will begin to construct their own structural engineering feats!

August 3 - August 7: Lab Coat Required!

Mixtures, bubbling potions, explosions, elephant toothpaste, dancing oobleck, using a chemical reaction to float a balloon and more! Campers will explore the basics of chemistry with fun, hands-on experiments and activities. It might get messy so wear your play clothes!

These camps are available for all incoming K-2nd graders. Please provide your child with two snacks and a water bottle, all labeled with your child's name. All summer camps listed below will be held at the EUREKA! McConnell Science Museum unless stated otherwise.

Please note: Lunch Lizard will not be serving lunch for the weeks of June 29 and August 10. Please send your camper with a lunch during these weeks.

  • Schedule:
    • 8:30AM-9:00AM – Drop Off
    • 9:00AM-12:00PM – Science Lessons and Activities (with a snack break)
    • 12:00PM-1:00PM – Lunch/Recess
    • 1:00PM-4:30PM – Science Lessons and Activities (with a snack break)
    • 4:30PM-5:00PM – Clean Up
    • 5:00PM-5:30PM – Pick Up
  • Members: $150 per week
  • Non-Members: $175 per week

May 25 - May 29: Color Your World

Did you know there are 10 million colors in our world? Do you love to color and draw? Join us this summer to unleash your inner artist and color your world to its full extent!

May 25 - May 29: Dinosaur Adventure

Ever wonder about what happened to the dinosaurs? Join us this summer to explore who roamed our earth, skies and seas 65 million years ago.

June 1 - June 5: Amazing Plants

Alternate Location: Western Colorado Botanical Gardens

Did you know that there are over 390,000 plant species in the world?! Plants come in all shapes and sizes, more interestingly, they can grow in almost any climate! Join us this summer to explore the many living plants we find all around us! Please send your camper with a sack lunch each day.

June 1 - June 5: Eat Your Science

Love food? Want to learn how science is involved? Join us this summer and discover the science behind why cooking matters!

June 1 - June 5: Lab Coat Required!

Bring your lab coat and goggles! Join us for fun filled week of chemistry science and messy experiments.

June 8 - June 12: How Things Fly

It’s a plane! No, it’s a bird! It’s EUERKA!’s summer camp on how things fly! Join us this summer to explore the science of engineering and discover how things fly!

June 8 - June 12: Lego Engineering

Love Legos? Love to build? Love to be challenged? Join our Lego Engineering summer camp and become a part of the fun!

June 15 - June 19: Dinosaur Explorers

Wake up in a time before man. Explore the world of the dinosaurs and what the land they called home looked like. Students will step into the role of a Paleontologist and learn all about these ancient creatures that once roamed the land, sea, and sky. From when they were stomping around, to seeing their footprints in rocks today, there is so much exciting science to learn!

June 15 - June 19: Future Doctors

From bones and muscles to organs and our brain – how do our bodies work? Learners begin exploring human anatomy to learn about their bodies from the inside out!

June 15 - June 19: Science Careers

Interested in a science career? Join us this summer to explore all the possible science professions! From biochemistry, to psychology, to meteorology and many, many more!

June 22 - June 26: Animal Adventure

Did you know that there are over 8 million species on earth? Come join us this summer to explore these amazing animals, their habitats and how they survive in the most secret corners of our world!

June 22 - June 26: Learn to Code

Computer engineers solve puzzles to build instructions for computers to run. Come to this puzzle masters camp to learn how to create logical instructions like you were a computer engineer! We will solve puzzles, learn to speak a new computer language, and build fun programs in scratch coding.

June 22 - June 26: Mathe-Musics

Music and math, two subjects that you may not think go together. Want to learn the science behind math and music? Join us to learn and explore the link between these two wonders!

June 29 - July 3: Creatures of the Valley

Coyotes, eagles, mountain lions, lizards, desert bighorn sheep, canyon tree frogs. Learn about the animals who call the Grand Valley's semiarid environment home.  Join us as we explore these bizarre, amazing, and sometimes dangerous creatures found in our own backyards!

June 29 - July 3: Slippery When Wet

Cool off this summer and join us for our Slippery When Wet camp! Learn about our earth’s natural cycles and explore how things become slippery when wet with EUREKA!

June 29 - July 3: Storybook Engineering

Five new storybooks for 2020. Multiple STEAM adventures. A new story for each day of Storybook Engineering will spark curiosity and creativity for our campers to have fun with many hands-on activities! Story time, with a scientific twist!

July 6 - July 10: Clay Play

Become a clay artist and engineer for a week! Campers will learn the about the chemistry of clay and investigate how clays are used to build boats, dams, pottery, and treat water. This STEAM-based camp will also include pottery clay-based art lessons to get students creative brains energized.

July 6 - July 10: Future Picasso's

Wear your paint clothes and get ready to explore creating with different mediums! This art based STEAM camp will tap into your child's creativity and imagination. Explore the chemistry behind mixing paint colors with water colors, tempura, and pastels.

July 6 - July 10: Giga Bytes Coding

Calling all computer fanatics! Did you know computers have their own language? Join us this summer for an introduction to coding and get a behind the scenes look at the process of computer engineers.

July 13 - July 17: Secret Agent Science

Are you interested in becoming a secret agent? Now you can! Join us this summer to explore the world of secret agents and forensic science!

July 13 - July 17: Storybook Engineering

Five new storybooks for 2020. Multiple STEAM adventures. A new story for each day of Storybook Engineering will spark curiosity and creativity for our campers to have fun with many hands-on activities! Storytime, with a scientific twist!

July 13 - July 17: World Explorers

There are over 196 million square miles of land and 195 countries on our planet. It would be impossible to explore the entire earth in less than five days without the help of the EUREKA! McConnell Science Museum. Join us for a week this summer to explore the earth and its many different environments.

July 20 - July 24: Amazing Adaptations

From animals in the rain forest to animals living in the arctic tundra, animals are always adapting to their surroundings. Join us this summer to learn how and why animals adapt to their environments!

July 20 - July 24: Coding Camp

Calling all computer fanatics! Did you know computers have their own language? Join us this summer for an introduction to coding and get a behind the scenes look at the process of computer engineers.

July 20 - July 24: Disney STEAM

Let it go, let it go! Build frozen experiments. In this camp you are jumping into the worlds of our favorite Disney stories! You will look at the lives of our favorite characters with a fun, new STEAM twist! You will learn how to engineer Captain Hook’s ship, learn some physics behind Carl’s house in Up, learn about the biology of Nemo’s home, and so much more! In this camp, your imagination is limitless!

July 27 - July 31: Lab Coat Required!

Mixtures, bubbling potions, explosions, elephant toothpaste, dancing oobleck, using a chemical reaction to float a balloon and more! Campers will explore the basics of chemistry with fun, hands-on experiments and activities. It might get messy so wear your science clothes!

July 27 - July 31: Space Explorers

Shooting for the stars and landing on the moon – campers will explore the constellations, cosmos, and planets of our solar system and beyond. Campers will leave in starry-eyed wonder at the mysteries of space!

July 27 - July 31: Water Wizards

Water is essential for life on planet Earth. Learn about how fish, animals, and humans use water. Learn about how water flows, how to measure it, and engineer your own mini boat to float across it. Also pack  some sunscreen because we will explore water outside and we might even get a little wet.

August 3 - August 7: Rock'n Science

Calling all geology enthusiasts! Did you know the rocks under your feet unlock secrets of the earth’s history? Come join us to explore the wonderful geology that surrounds us and see it firsthand during this week long summer camp!

August 3 - August 7: Science Careers

Interested in becoming a scientist? Join us this summer to explore all the possible science professions! From biochemistry, to psychology, to meteorology and many, many more!

August 3 - August 7: Upcycle your World

Repurposing materials, bubble wrap art, transforming household items into something more valuable, finding uses for those broken crayons, and more!  In this upcycling camp, campers will use the engineering design process to explore ways to create usable items from items that would otherwise end up in the landfill.  EUREKA! Upcycle Your World is the ultimate reusing camp where we will make the best out of the trash can and recycling bin!

August 10 - August 14: LEGO Engineering

Love Legos? Love to build? Love to be challenged? Join our Lego Engineering summer camp and become a part of the fun!

August 10 - August 14: Animal Adventure

Did you know that there are over 8 million species on earth? Come join us this summer to explore these amazing animals, their habitats and how they survive in the most secret corners of our world!

These camps are available for all incoming 3rd-5th graders. Please provide your child with two snacks and a water bottle, all labeled with your child's name. All summer camps listed below will be held at the EUREKA! McConnell Science Museum and in classrooms within Confluence Hall unless stated otherwise.

Please note: Lunch Lizard will not be serving lunch for the weeks of June 29, August 3, and August 10. Please send your camper with a lunch during these weeks.

  • Schedule:
    • 8:30AM-9:00AM – Drop Off
    • 9:00AM-12:00PM – Science Lessons and Activities (with a snack break)
    • 12:00PM-1:00PM – Lunch/Recess
    • 1:00PM-4:30PM – Science Lessons and Activities (with a snack break)
    • 4:30PM-5:00PM – Clean Up
    • 5:00PM-5:30PM – Pick Up
  • Members: $150 per week
  • Non-Members: $175 per week

May 25 - May 29: Minecraft Camp

What does it take to build the world's tallest building or the longest underground tunnel? Use both practical classroom materials and digital materials in Minecraft to problem solve and creatively build and engineer various items and structures. What students do in this camp is only limited by their imaginations!

May 25 - May 29: Wildlife Researchers

Does your student want to be a Wildlife Biologist, Park Ranger, or Fisheries Scientist? Do they love reading National Geographic and watching Planet Earth? Join our team of wildlife enthusiasts to learn more about wildlife around the world. There could even be presentations from specialists who made a career studying salmon is Alaska, polar bears in Canada, or elephants in Africa. Great ready to learn about how the fastest, weirdest, longest, smallest, and wildest animals adapted!

June 1 - June 5: Lego Engineering

Does your kid love playing with Lego's? LEGO Bricks, offers a full spectrum of benefits to the budding mind. Some of these benefits are found in the usual areas, such as math, spatial activities and early engineering skills. Students will become engineers by designing and building various engineering challenges that the world faces today.

June 1 - June 5: Puzzle Masters

Students will develop strategies for solving problems through the use of puzzles and games. Each day students will explore several different types of puzzles, including number games, word games, hands on, and logic puzzles.

June 8 - June 12: Cinematography

Students will get involved throughout the entire production life cycle. Before filming starts, they dissect the screenplay, conduct extra research into different styles and motifs which relate to the subject matter of the script, and liaise with the director to discuss their creative ideas.

June 8 - June 12: UFO Aerospace

Its a bird, its a plane, its a UFO? Students will engineer and build their own idea of an unidentifiable flying object, test its flying ability, and learn some science and physics along the way.

June 15 - June 19: Bust The Myth

During this fun, action-packed camp, young mythbusters will use the scientific method to test the validity of common rumors, myths, news stories, and movie scenes.

June 15 - June 19: Geology Rocks!

How do natural disasters occur? What creates the landscapes we see around us? What is the Earth made out of? Campers will dig deeper into understanding the structure, and the movements of this planet we call home.

June 22 - June 26: Dinosaur Adventure

Wake up in a time before man. Explore the world of the dinosaurs and what the land they called home looked like. Students will step into the role of a Paleontologist and learn all about these ancient creatures that once roamed the land, sea, and sky. From when they were stomping around, to seeing their footprints in rocks today, there is so much exciting science to learn!

June 22 - June 26: Visual Academy - Videography

Students will be part director, part sound man and part editor. During this camp they will be planning, filming and editing a video that could be used for a variety of projects such as movies, advertisements or television shows.

June 29 - July 3: Minecraft Engineering

What would it take to build an underwater community? Use both practical classroom materials and digital materials in Minecraft to problem solve and to creatively build and engineer underwater structures. What students do in this camp is only limited by their imaginations!

June 29 - July 3: Sports Science

Physics plays a dominant role in the way athletes perform and the way the sport is played. Join us in understanding how physics is applied to some of your favorite sports and athletes.

July 6 - July 10: Operation Human Body

What exactly is a heartbeat? What propels our bodies when we jump? Students will continue to learn about human anatomy as we dive deeper into what exactly goes on inside our bodies all day, every day.

July 6 - July 10: Water Wizards

What is a hydrologist? How does water interact with plants, animals, and more water? What makes water move to and from its liquid state? This week will teach hydrology, with focuses on water chemistry, plant & animal interaction, the water cycle, states of water, and water in our oceans.

July 13 - July 17: Green Design - Environmental Explorers

One way we can stay green is, re-purposing and transforming items into something more valuable and finding uses for those items out in the world! In this Green Design camp, campers will use the engineering design process to explore ways to create usable items from items that would otherwise end up in the landfill. EUREKA! Green Design is the ultimate reusing camp where we will make the best out of the trash can and recycling bin!

July 13 - July 17: Lego Robotics Coding

Does your child like building with LEGOs and robotics? This camp will allow students to use LEGO Robotics to engineer various things that solve problems. From simple to complicated machines, students will use LEGOs to build their answers.

July 20 - July 24: Food Science

Come out to the CSU Western Colorado Research Center for this foodie camp! Mixing foods and building complex flavors is a science and an art. Spend the mornings in the veggie gardens and peach orchards. Then, turn your harvest into delicious dishes. Learn a thing or two along the way about where our food comes from and how to build a healthy diet. Please send your camper with a sack lunch each day.

*Due to COVID, this camp's location has been changed to EUREKA! The topic will remain the same, with some lesson modifications due to the change of location. Registered families received an email notification on July 1. Thank you for your flexibility.

July 20 - July 24: Safety Goggles Required!

Put on your safety goggles and join this camp to experience mind boggling science! Kids will think like scientists to experiment with chemicals, while learning about the science of things that are too small for us to see with just our eyes.

July 27 - July 31: Dig In - Explore in the Garden and Orchards

Peaches, plums, and melons oh my! Learn about botany, hydrology, food science, agricultural science, pest control, soil science, and more. Dig In Campers will manage their own 1/4 acre garden, have access to the fields and orchards at the CSU Western Colorado Research Center each day and take 4 field trips throughout the Valley! Please send your camper with a sack lunch each day.

*Due to COVID, this camp's location has been changed to EUREKA! The topic will remain the same, with some lesson modifications due to the change of location. Registered families received an email notification on July 1. Thank you for your flexibility.

July 27 - July 31: Under the Stars

Do you ever wonder why the weather changes? Are you curious about where those shooting stars come from? In this camp, kids will learn about planets, stars, meteors, and maybe even aliens! When they go home, students will be experts on our solar system.

August 3 - August 7: Detective Training

Have you ever wondered what happens in forensic labs during an investigation? Campers will become crime scene investigators who search for clues, make observations, crack codes, collect scientific evidence! Through hands-on lab tests, students will learn what is involved to be a detective.

August 3 - August 7: Future Scientists

Students will dive feet first into a wide variety of science related careers. We will learn job descriptions, daily life and what educational requirements are needed to become these different types of scientist.

August 10 - August 14: Science of Music

What do science and math have to do with music? Everything, it turns out! From rhythm and scales to pattern and pitch, the sounds made by musicians are all connected to math and science. In this camp we’ll explore this harmonious connection that’s created all our favorite songs.

August 10 - August 14: Wild Adventures - West Slope

Grab your hiking boots and join us for a week of day trips exploring the Western Slope! Each day will be filled with hands-on science activities as we investigate STEAM in the field!

These camps are available for all incoming 6th-8th graders. Please provide your child with two snacks and a water bottle, all labeled with your child's name. All summer camps listed below will be held at the EUREKA! McConnell Science Museum and in classrooms within Confluence Hall unless stated otherwise.

Please note: Lunch Lizard will not be serving lunch for the weeks of June 29 and August 3. Please send your camper with a lunch during these weeks.

Field trips for day camps are subject to change due to COVID-19 protocols. We thank you in advance for your flexibility.

*Effective July 17, all campers 11 and older are required to wear a face mask when inside.

  • Schedule:
    • 8:30AM-9:00AM – Drop Off
    • 9:00AM-12:00PM – Science Lessons and Activities (with a snack break)
    • 12:00PM-1:00PM – Lunch/Recess
    • 1:00PM-4:30PM – Science Lessons and Activities (with a snack break)
    • 4:30PM-5:00PM – Clean Up
    • 5:00PM-5:30PM – Pick Up
  • Members: $150 per week
  • Non-Members: $175 per week

May 25 - May 29: Innovative Design

Investors are looking for the newest products to fund! Put on your creative problem solving hat, as you learn about product design, and develop your own unique product during this camp! In one week, you could be the CEO of a company making you millions! So, will investors be in or out?

June 1 - June 5: Robotics Camp

Create, design, build, test, repeat. Learn about structural engineering, constructing, and testing complex vehicles using Legos! Student will be able to explore and experiment with the LEGO Mindstorms EV3 robotics.

June 8 - June 12: Aerospace Engineering

What does it take to go to space, live on Mars, walk on the moon? Launch into space with explorations of aerospace concepts and technology. Explore how atmospheric science affects flight, learn from astronautical engineers and apply your knowledge in hands on aerospace projects.Students will spend part of the day creating, part of the day experimenting, and all of the day learning.

June 15 - June 19: Minecraft Engineering

What would it take to build an underwater community? Use both practical classroom materials and digital materials in Minecraft to problem solve and to creatively build and engineer underwater structures. What students do in this camp is only limited by their imaginations!

June 22 - June 26: Biomedical Nanotech

Biomedical research and nanotechnology are new careers and a growing industry for students interested in engineering or the medical field. From skin and bones, digestion and respiration, to circulation and muscles – students will dive ever deeper into understanding the regulatory systems of the human body and the technology behind the medicine. Students will explore what’s inside us through simulated dissections, scientific investigations, and an offsite visit to the St. Mary’s simulation laboratory and tour the Care Flight heli pad.

June 29 - July 3: Engineering Explorations

Do you have an interest in engineering? Or maybe you're considering pursuing an engineering degree? Explore the fields of engineering, visit engineering firms and facilities on field trips in Grand Junction such as Reynolds Polymer and Coors Tek in this hands-on engineering camp. You will work directly with other CMU Engineering students, EUREKA! staff, and CMU Engineering professors and use state of the art engineering equipment like the wind tunnel in the CMU Confluence Hall Engineering Building. This camp will introduce you to the various engineering disciplines, including electrical, mechanical, civil, materials, and environmental engineering as you discover the world of engineering.

July 6 - July 10: River Week

Water engineers solve problems on rivers, in cities, and on farms. Learn how to calculate volumes and flow rates of water. Engineer, create, and test your best designs of boats, canals, bridges, and dams. Run simulations in flumes and take a tour of a water treatment plant.

July 13 - July 17: Destruct, Develop, and Design

In this camp, students will learn about the process of reverse engineering as they investigate how machines work by breaking down and dissecting technology. Get creative and think like an engineer by taking those parts to design and re purpose them into a new device of your choice!

July 13 - July 17: Girls Inspire - Wilderness Medicine and Environmental Science

By choosing Girls Inspire, you are choosing to invest in yourself and in your community and in the larger natural world. These day trips provide an educational setting as an intro to outdoor recreation without committing to a 10 day backpacking trip! You are accomplishing leadership challenges, gaining outdoor skills, developing an appreciation and knowledge of the natural environment, making new and diverse friendships with fellow campers and guides, and you are creating fun and meaningful memories and skills to build on for the rest of your life.

July 20 - July 24: Forensics Investigation

Are you a future forensic scientist? Unravel a mystery by conducting a mock investigation and collecting evidence! In this camp, you'll learn cutting edge techniques used by forensic scientists such as fingerprinting and capturing a print, fiber and powder analysis, blood trail tracking, trajectory analysis, and casting shoe prints. The camp culminates with investigating mock crime scenes where students put their skills to the test to collect evidence, photograph and sketch the scene, and figure out how the crime happened.

July 27 - July 31: Video Creators

This videography course allow students to team up with like-minded peers to express themselves and their creativity through film. Students will work with camera and video equipment while learning to develop a story, write a script, shoot unique shots, and edit their film all to create images and movies of their own. By the end of the week, students will be ready to launch into production, 3-2-1 action!

August 3 - August 7: Microbiology

Peaches, plums, and tomatoes oh my! Learn about botany, hydrology, food science, agricultural science, pest control, soil science, and more. Campers will get their hands dirty digging in the garden, have access to the fields and orchards at the CSU Western Colorado Research Center each day and take field trips throughout the Grand Valley to learn about the agricultural products our community produces! Please send your camper with a sack lunch each day.

*Due to COVID, this camp's location has been changed to EUREKA! The topic will remain the same, with some lesson modifications due to the change of location. Registered families received an email notification on July 1. Thank you for your flexibility.

Girls inspiring and learning alongside other girls. By choosing Girls Inspire, you are choosing to invest in yourself and in your community and in the larger natural world.

Please note: Lunch Lizard will not be serving lunch for the weeks of June 29 and August 3. Please send your camper with a lunch during these weeks.

June 8 - June 12: Pre-Med

Learn about potential careers in the medical world, anatomy and physiology hands on labs, and research and technology in the biomedical field. Students will explore with simulated dissections, scientific investigations, and how we use 3D printers to build prosthetic limbs.

June 29 - July 3: Engineering with CMU Professors

Explore potential careers in the engineering field, utilize equipment in hands on labs, work with female CMU Engineering students and faculty. Students will explore with mechanical, electrical, environmental, civil, and computer engineering.

July 13 - July 17: Wilderness Medicine and Environmental Science

These day trips provide an educational setting as an intro to outdoor recreation without committing to a 10 day backpacking trip! You are accomplishing leadership challenges, gaining outdoor skills, developing an appreciation and knowledge of the natural environment, making new and diverse friendships with fellow campers and guides, and you are creating fun and meaningful memories and skills to build on for the rest of your life.

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