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Summer Camps & Workshops for 4-5 year-olds

Get ready for a summer filled with hands-on science at Longway Planetarium!

Looking for a different grade level? Choose from these categories:
4-5 years old
1st-3rd grades
4th-8th grades |
9th-12th grades
Grades listed are the grades students are entering in the Fall.

Members receive $1 off workshops and $5 off camps. Members, please login to receive your discount.

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Kinderscience Camp: Let’s Get Kindergarten Ready!

4-5 year-olds


Date: August 1 – 3
Time: 1 – 3:30 p.m.
Grades: 4 - 5 year olds
Cost: $70
If your little one is starting Kindergarten in the Fall, this is a great opportunity for them to get a “jump start” on their science, math, and literacy learning. Your child will engage in standards-based activities in a fun and exciting way! We’ll learn about the needs of living things, explore force and motion, predict weather patterns, make a math game, and create a name book to take home.

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My Senses and Me

4-5 year-olds


Date: Thursday, August 4
Time: 9 – 11 a.m.
Grades: 4 - 5 year olds
Cost: $9
Explore your 5 senses with this hands-on experience. You’ll observe, touch, hear, smell, and even taste exciting science experiments.

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Fairy Tale Engineering

4-5 year-olds


Date: Thursday, June 23
Time: 9 – 11 a.m.
Grades: 4 - 5 year olds
Cost: $9
Maybe fairy tales do exist!? Help a famous storybook character solve a tricky engineering problem.

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Kinderscience Camp: Fun with Physics

4-5 year-olds


Date: June 27 - 29
Time: 1 – 3:30 p.m.
Grades: 4 - 5 year olds
Cost: $70
How does a ball roll? Can you make a car move without an engine? How do magnets work? Let’s figure out the answers to these questions (and many more) in this hands-on exploration of forces and motion!

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Kinderscience Camp: What’s the Weather?

4-5 year-olds


Date: June 20 – 22
Time: 9 – 11:30 a.m.
Grades: 4 - 5 year olds
Cost: $70
Rain or shine, you’re sure to enjoy these hands-on weather activities. We’ll learn about different types of weather as we use science tools to observe the sky, make a piece of cloud art, create and decorate a windsock, make a sunny color-changing creation, play weather games, and more. You’ll even design and assemble a weather journal to take home!

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Stars and Stripes

4-5 year-olds


Date: Wednesday, June 29
Time: 9 – 11 a.m.
Grades: 4 - 5 year olds
Cost: $9
The 4th of July is right around the corner! We’ll learn about important American symbols as we create red, white, and blue projects to commemorate the upcoming holiday.

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Planet Patrol

4-5 year-olds


Date: Wednesday, July 6
Time: 9 – 11 a.m.
Grades: 4 - 5 year olds
Cost: $9
3…2…1…Blast off! Join us as we learn about the planets, stars, and moons in our solar system. Create your own constellation, make a mini rocket blaster, and learn about moon craters. We’ll even step into the Planetarium Dome to patrol these phenomena up close.

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Mini-Masterpiece

4-5 year-olds


Date: Tuesday, July 5
Time: 1 – 3 p.m.
Grades: 4 - 5 year olds
Cost: $9
Let your imagination run wild! Use science, engineering, mathematics, and creativity to design, build, test, and re-build your own mini-masterpieces.

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Shifting Shapes

4-5 year-olds


Date: Thursday, July 7
Time: 1 – 3 p.m.
Grades: 4 - 5 year olds
Cost: $9
Explore geometry while learning about shapes. Combine squares to make rectangles; take squares apart to make triangles. Use everyday materials to create mathematic works of art. You’ll make a math game to take home, too.

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Kinderscience Camp: Living in Color

4-5 year-olds


Date: July 18 – 20
Time: 9 – 11:30 a.m.
Grades: 4 - 5 year olds
Cost: $70
Let’s learn all about plants and animals that are red, orange, yellow, green, blue, and purple. Maybe we’ll discover some other colors along the way, too. We’ll learn about camouflage, go on a nature hunt, grow a plant in a bottle, build a mini animal shelter, and so much more.


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Treasure Hunters

4-5 year-olds


Date: Thursday, July 21
Time: 9 – 11 a.m.
Grades: 4 - 5 year olds
Cost: $9
“X” marks the spot! Sharpen your geography skills as you learn about maps, globes, and navigation. We’ll use maps and clues to hunt for special treasures, examine our findings with science tools, and create our own maps to take home.

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Kinderscience Camp: Engineering Investigation

4-5 year-olds


Date: July 25 – 27
Time: 1 – 3:30 p.m.
Grades: 4 - 5 year olds
Cost: $70
Join our engineering investigation as you build your own creations using science tools and everyday materials. Each day will start with a toolbox challenge, followed by a variety of STEM-based activities and projects.

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Mix-It-Up

4-5 year-olds


Date: Thursday, July 28
Time: 9 – 11 a.m.
Grades: 4 - 5 year olds
Cost: $9
Get ready to mix-it-up! We’ll explore mixtures, engage in color-mixing chemistry, and showcase our learning with a colorfully scientific work of art. You may want to dress down for this one – It’ll get a little messy!

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Teddy Bear Picnic

4-5 year-olds

Date: Tuesday, August 9
Time: 9:00-11:00 AM
Location: Longway Planetarium
Fee: $9
Bring your favorite stuffed friend for a picnic in the Longway Planetarium garden. Let’s go on a bear hunt, mix-up lemonade to drink, and play bear-themed math games.

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