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STEM Summer Camp at the Saratoga Automobile Museum with Mad Science of the Capital District
07/29/2019 – 08/23/2019
Saratoga Automobile Museum is offering STEM-based summer camps for three weeks this summer. Mad Science of the Capital District will be coming into the Museum to present their exciting program. Each day the campers will have a new creation to bring home (materials are included in the registration cost). Campers have the choice of staying for half a day or a full day with a discount offered for full day registration. Cost is $160 for half day and $300 for full day. Morning sessions run from 9 -12 and afternoon sessions are from1-4. All campers must bring their own snack and water bottle with them, and a lunch as well if staying for the full day. This camp is intended for children between the ages 7 and 12.
Red Hot Robot Camp (7/29 – 8/2 9:00 – 12:00)
Discover the world of robots and learn about robot programming. Build a OWI EM4 Robot to take home.
Rocket Blast Off Camp (7/29 – 8/2 1:00 – 4:00)
This action-packed week focuses solely on rockets and rocket flight. Learn about model rocket design, building, aerodynamics, propulsion, launching, safety, recovery, and repair. Build and bring home your own rockets.
Science Explorations Camp (8/5 – 8/9 9:00 – 12:00)
Discover claws, codes and constellations. The week will include many topics such as earth awareness, science of sport, nature and space.
Brixology – Lego Camp (8/5 – 8/9 1:00 – 4:00)
Step into the shoes of an engineer! Campers will build different engineering themed projects each day to take home. They will participate in collaborative challenges to solve real-world problems while using critical thinking, cooperation and creative problem-solving skills to test and improve creations.
Moving with Science (8/19 – 8/23 9:00 – 12:00)
Campers will build a super strong bridge and dissect owl pellets. Build a geodesic dome to sit in and explore birds, beasts and bugs. Campers will mix, mash and brew in the chemistry lab to create items like cool sidewalk chalk. Assemble and control pulleys, levers, catapults, simple machines and mega pinchers.
Secret Agent Lab Camp(8/19 – 8/23 1:00 – 4:00)
Hands-on investigation of the science of sleuthing. Uncover the science involved in evidence gathering and analysis, fingerprinting and learn how to use spy equipment. Build your own spy wear including binoculars and spy glasses.