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:
1st-3rd grades | 4th-8th grades | 7th-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: Weather Wonders

4-5 year-olds

Date: Monday, July 5 - Wednesday, July 7
Time: 1:00-4:00 PM
Location: Longway Planetarium
Fee: $70
Rain, shine, wind (or snow??), you’re sure to enjoy these hands-on weather activities. We’ll make a rain cloud in a jar, build a colorful rainbow creation, learn about tornadoes, and much more. You’ll even design and create your own weather journal to take home with you!

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Kinderscience Camp: It’s Alive!

4-5 year-olds

Date: Monday, July 19 - Wednesday, July 21
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Longway Planetarium
Fee: $70
Living things are all around us! Do you know what living things need to survive? Let’s learn about plants and animals as we go on a nature walk, design and create animal habitats, grow a plant in a bottle, and so much more.

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Kinderscience Camp: Let’s Get Kindergarten Ready!

4-5 year-olds

Date: Monday, August 2 - Wednesday, August 4
Time: 1:00-4:00 PM
Location: Longway Planetarium
Fee: $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 learning. Your child will engage in standards-based activities in a fun and exciting way! We’ll learn about living and nonliving things, find ways to change the direction of objects in motion, build a protective animal shelter, predict weather patterns, and discover solutions to reduce human impact on the environment.

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Kinderscience Camp: Dinosaur Adventures - SOLD OUT

4-5 year-olds

Date: Monday, June 21 - Wednesday, June 23
Time: 1:00-4:00 PM
Location: Longway Planetarium
Fee: $70
Be a paleontologist as you use scientific tools to uncover and examine dinosaur bones, create your own dinosaur fossils, and build cozy dinosaur habitats. You’ll learn about the different types of dinosaurs that soared through the sky, navigated the waters, and roamed the land.

Kinderscience Camp: Tinker Time - SOLD OUT

4-5 year-olds

Date: Monday, June 28 - Wednesday, June 30
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Longway Planetarium
Fee: $70
Grab your hard hats and your creative imagination! This camp is filled with hands-on engineering challenges. Let’s build a piece of construction equipment, design and construct a skyscraper, build our own cities, and more.

Noisy Nonsense - SOLD OUT

4-5 year-olds

Date: Tuesday, June 29
Time: 1:00-300 PM
Location: Longway Planetarium
Fee: $9
Hmm… Chico Bon Bon has a “noisy problem” in his home. Let’s read "Monkey with a Toolbelt and the Noisy Problem" and try to figure out the mystery. Then you'll make a noisemaker, design and create your own instrument, and learn about the science behind sound.

Mighty-Mites Math - SOLD OUT

4-5 year-olds

Date: Tuesday, July 6
Time: 1:00-3:00 PM
Location: Longway Planetarium
Fee: $9
Numbers, colors, and shapes are all around you. Join us in this hands-on math exploration and you will build a mathematical masterpiece, engage in color-mixing activities, and create your own math book to take home.

Blast Into Outer Space - SOLD OUT

4-5 year-olds

Date: Thursday, July 8
Time: 9:00-11:00 AM
Location: Longway Planetarium
Fee: $9
3-2-1... blast off! Learn about astronauts and the wonders of outer space as you explore the sun, moon, and stars. We’ll even step into the planetarium dome to take a closer look at the space surrounding planet Earth!

Ooey-Gooey Science - SOLD OUT

4-5 year-olds

Date: Monday, July 12
Time: 9:00-11:00 AM
Location: Longway Planetarium
Fee: $9
If you like to get messy, you will love this ooey-gooey science experience. We’ll squish our fingers into squishy crystals, make a special type of slime, and explore everyday items that have an ooey-gooey center.

Art is Everywhere - SOLD OUT

4-5 year-olds

Date: Wednesday, July 14
Time: 1:00-3:00 PM
Location: Longway Planetarium
Fee: $9
Stop, take a deep breath, and look around. Art is everywhere. Let’s use loose parts, items from nature, and recycled materials to create beautiful works of art.

Kinder Chemistry - SOLD OUT

4-5 year-olds

Date: Monday, July 26
Time: 1:00-3:00 PM
Location: Longway Planetarium
Fee: $9
You’re never too young to be a chemist! We’ll engage in hands-on science experiments relating to color-mixing, magic milk, and fizzy phenomena.

Treasure Hunters - SOLD OUT

4-5 year-olds

Date: Wednesday, July 28
Time: 9:00-11:00 AM
Location: Longway Planetarium
Fee: $9
“X” marks the spot! Learn about the history of treasure hunting, make your own map, and hunt for a special treasure located at the red “X.”

Soaring Objects - SOLD OUT

4-5 year-olds

Date: Tuesday, August 3
Time: 9:00-11:00 AM
Location: Longway Planetarium
Fee: $9
Can you make an object soar through the sky? Let’s design and build catapults, paper planes, mini rockets, and try our best to fly a kite. How many objects can you soar?

Teddy Bear Picnic - SOLD OUT

4-5 year-olds

Date: Thursday, August 5
Time: 9:00-11:00 AM
Location: Longway Planetarium
Fee: $9
Bring your favorite stuffed friend for a teddy bear picnic in the Longway Planetarium garden! We’ll go on a bear hunt, make lemonade to drink, and play teddy bear games.

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