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Summer Science Camp with the Colburn & UNCA


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Join the Colburn & UNCA for its inaugural Science Summer Camp. Hosted on UNCA’s campus, we are offering six one-week sessions that are sure to be a BLAST! Ignite interest in science with hands-on exploration, awesome experiments, UNCA science facilities, and outdoor fun!

Have any questions or inquiries about Summer Science Camp? Email Cory, at cvanauken@colburnmuseum.org

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Summer Science Camp is a day camp located on the UNCA Campus. Each session will run for 5 days. Drop-off will be at 9 am & pick-up at 5pm, Monday through Friday. Each session will focus around one of our three themes this summer.

Check out our Ecology, Flight & Physics, and Geosphere themes:

Wet n’ Wild Ecology

Ecology fun! Tromp around Reed’s Creek while exploring the world of micro-invertebrates. Learn about food webs, design your own habitat,  use scientific equipment, and so much more!

June 13th-17th, Rising 2nd-4th graders

July 11th-15th Rising 5th-7th graders

Take Flight Physics

Take flight and explore the world of astronomy, physics, and flight! Learn about the cosmos and what makes flight possible through hands-on activities and a whole lot of fun!

June 20th-24th, Rising 2nd-4th graders

July 18th-22nd, Rising 5th-7th graders

The Geosphere

This is your chance to be a rock hound! Delve into the world of Geology and Geography. Learn how to use scientific equipment to study our earth, discover treasure, and explore the geology around us!

June 27th-July 1st, Rising 2nd-4th graders

July 25th-29th, Rising 5th-7th graders


One-Week Session: $250

Early Bird Special (register before May 1st to receive a $30 discount): $220


Full refunds issued prior to May 1st. Partial refunds (90%) issued prior to June 1st. In the case of a refund request after June 1st the Colburn will issue a refund of 50%.