Summer Camps Incoming K-2nd Grade

EUREKA! Day Camps

Times: 8:30am-5:30pm

Location: EUREKA! McConnell Science Museum

(Scroll down for EUREKA! Fruita Day Camps)

Member Fee: $155 per week

Non-Member Fee: $180 per week

Daily Schedule:

7:30-8:30am Early Drop-Off/Daycare (additional fee)

8:30am-9:00am Drop-Off/Daycare

9am-12pm Science Lessons

12pm-1pm Lunch/Recess

1pm-4:30pm Science Lessons

4:30pm-5:00pm Clean Up

5pm-5:30pm Pick Up/Daycare

Early Drop-off option

Times: 7:30am-8:30pm

Location: EUREKA! McConnell Science Museum

Member fee: $25 per week

Non-Member fee: $30 per week

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Please send your camper with a morning and afternoon snack for each day. All campers will be able to enjoy free lunches from the Lunch Lizard every day of camp!

Weekly Themes

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June 3-7: Sticky Ooey Goo

Budding chemists unite - and make slime! Join us to make your very own slime solution, combining everyday ingredients to make your very own slime solution, combining everyday ingredients to make the best stretchy, squishy, and slimy Slime possible.

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June 10-14: The Body Inside You

How doe muscles move our bodies? How does our body use the food we eat? Students begin to understand human anatomy as they learn about their bodies and everything that goes on inside of us.

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June 17-21: Lego Engineering 201

Do you like building with Legos? Come with us as we use Legos to engineer various things that solve problems and build our answers!

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June 24-28: Wild Water

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. This camp was generously supported by Ute Water and the Grand Valley Water Users.

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July 1-3: Dino Geo 201

This is a 3-day camp with reduced prices (see registration page). 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. As we explore the Earth's geologic history, we'll look at how these creature's bones became fossils, and the environments the came from.

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July 8-12: Clay Camp

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

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July 22-26: Weird & Wacky Chemistry 201

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! Students will take chemistry to the next level by developing usable materials through the crazy world of chemistry!

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July 29-August 2: Animal Science

We'll explore the life of other critters on our planet by touring the biology exhibit here at EUREKA!. Meeting rosy the tarantula, our resident rats, and other, sill help students begin to understand how animals function.

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August 5-9: Storybook Engineering

Five days. Five new storybooks for 2019. Multiple STEM 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!


EUREKA! Fruita Day Camps

Times: 8:30am-5:30

Location: Fruita Middle School

Member Fee: $130 per week

Non-Member Fee: $155 per week

Weekly Themes

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June 10-14: Amazing Animals 201

From barnyard animals to household pets, there are a lot of animals to explore! In this camp, students will learn everything from where animals live to what they eat. So campers, get ready to become experts on your favorite animals!

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June 17-21: Sticky Ooey Goo

Budding chemists unite - and make slime! Join us to make your very own slime solution, combining everyday ingredients to make the best stretchy, squishy, and slimy Slime possible.

artandengineering.png

June 24-28: Storybook Engineering

Five Days. Five new storybooks for 2019. Multiple STEM 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!

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July 8-12: The Body Inside You

How do muscles move our bodies? How does our body use the food we eat? Students begin to understand human anatomy as they learn about their bodies and everything that goes on inside of us.

outdoorscience.png

July 15-19: Wild Water

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. This camp was generously supported by Ute Water and Grand Valley Water Users.

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July 22-26: Clay Camp

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

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July 20-Aug 2: Dino Geo 201

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. As we explore Earth's geologic history, we'll look at how these creatures' bones became fossils, and the environments they came from.