News release from Science Central:
Science Central offers camps for children and extended hours during Spring Break
(March 14, 2016) – Registration for Science Central’s spring break camps is now open and will offer children the opportunity to get “up close and personal” with a number of interesting science topics including weather, reptiles, and color among others. “Camps have always been an exciting time at Science Central,” said Martin S. Fisher, executive director of Science Central. “We keep our camp sizes small and they appreciate the hands-on, interactive nature of our programming.”
Additionally, Science Central will extend its hours during the week of April 4 to accommodate area residents and visitors on vacation. Science Central will be open Monday, April 4 through Saturday, April 9 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Sunday, April 10 from noon to 5:00 p.m.
Spring Break Camp Info
Who: Children ages 5 to 11
What: Science Central Spring Break Camps
When: April 4 through April 8, 2016 (Camp check-in is at 8:30 a.m. and end-of-day check-out is at 4:00 p.m.
Where: Science Central, 1950 N. Clinton St., Fort Wayne
Cost: $25/members per day or $30/non-member per day
Registration: Parents may register their child at ScienceCentral.org.
Pigments and Prisms
Monday, April 4, 2016
Discover some properties of light and color using flashlights, mirrors and prisms. Create a kaleidoscope, make colors disappear, and learn all about fireworks!
Tuesday, April 5, 2016
Have you ever wondered (but been too scared to test) what happens when you eat PopRocks and Coke? What would happen if you dropped a penny from a skyscraper? Become a “mythbuster” as you blow apart urban legends and popular beliefs. Use science to test out myths and decide: are they plausible or BUSTED?
Wild Wacky Weather
Wednesday, April 6, 2016
Tornadoes, tsunamies, and earthquakes… oh my! What causes tsunamis? How are tornadoes formed? We will explore all of these topics and more while making our own lighting, hurricanes, and earthquake simulators in this wild weather camp!
Thursday, April 7, 2016
Learn all about winged, furry, and reptilian creatures in this exciting day of activities! See what it’s like to be a predator (or prey), examine animal scat, and more!
Hooray for Earth Day
Friday, April 8, 2016
With Earth Day right around the corner, where would be a better place to celebrate than Science Central? Learn all about the wonders of our Earth, make instruments out of recyclables and learn how we can do our part to protect our wonderful world from pollution.
About Science Central
Science Central, a not-for-profit 501(c)3 organization, has provided a hands-on fun learning environment for more than 20 years. Through our 120+ exhibits, school tours, distance learning programs and weekend public events, we bring the excitement of science and technology to nearly 140,000 children and adults annually. Science Central is located at 1950 N. Clinton Street, Fort Wayne, IN 46805. For more information, contact Science Central at 260-424-2400 or visit www.sciencecentral.org.