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D. Science - All 3 Weeks

Monday, June 27, 2016 - Friday, August 12, 2016
Males Only
Discovery Science Camp at The Heights School 10400 Seven Locks Rd. PoromacMD  20854
Monday, June 27, 2016 - Friday, August 12, 2016
Males Only
Discovery Science Camp at The Heights School 10400 Seven Locks Rd. PoromacMD  20854

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D. Science - All 3 Weeks

Jun 27 - Aug 12

Males Only

Discovery Science Camp at The Heights School

Starting at

$950.00

Meeting Dates

From Jun 27, 2016 to Aug 12, 2016

About This Activity

Spark your curiosity and interest for the fascinating world of science! The program is designed to encourage the discovery of science through uniquely engaging activities and trips. Each day at Science Camp is entirely different and every day the camp is on a field trip. Some Planned Activities and Trips: • A visit to the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, with a special presentation on the space shuttle • An in-depth study of The Chesapeake Bay, including some nearby islands in the Bay • Dissection of sharks and identification of all major organs as an intro to Marine Biology • A trip to the Baltimore Aquarium and the Maryland Science Center at the Inner Harbor • A trip to Luray Caverns and an opportunity to learn about cave formations, geology, and mountain formations • Exploring the tiny, living world of microorganisms through the use of biology lab microscopes • A visit to the U.S. Naval Observatory Dome Telescope with a presentation on outer space • Themed tours at some of the best Smithsonian Institute exhibits, museums, and archives. • The traditional and famous helicopter egg drop engineering contest for camper prizes • Construction of giant water balloon slingshots and cannons as a fun way of learning about Newtonian Physics Dates: June 27- July 1; August 1-5; Aug 8-12 Staff: Andrew Reed, Head of the Middle School, directs and teaches the program. All other staff are members of The Heights faculty. Contact: Andrew Reed at The Heights School, areed@heights.edu

Organizer Info

  • The Heights School

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