April Break Curiosity Camps

April Break Curiosity Camps

Science Sleuths

Monday, April 15–Friday, April 19

Ages 6–11

Do you have what it takes to become a Science Sleuth? Grab your magnifying glass, study the clues, and sleuth out the truth in an exciting week of science discovery. Become a detective and solve the case; explore underground mysteries; test the laws of physics; let your own senses amaze you; and separate scientific fact from fiction.


Campers will be grouped by age with activities tailored to fit their age level. All Camp Programs include instructor led hands-on activities and exploration time in the museum’s galleriesRegister for the day or join us for the whole week. 


Important Information

  • Registration is required prior to the start of camp.
  • Check-In and Check-Out take place in the Museum lobby.
  • Program runs from 9am to 4pm
  • Campers must bring their own lunch.
  • Please see our Break Week Policies & Procedures for all the details.
  • Extended care is available.


Don’t Forget—RMSC Members save $15 on the week-long camp. Not a member? Become a member today and save on camps and other RMSC programs throughout the year. 

Science Sleuths -- SOLD OUT

Join us for all five days of April Break Week and save! Not a member? Become a member today and save on camps and other RMSC programs throughout the year.

Cost: $265

Member Cost: $250

Monday, April 15: Cracking the Code -- SOLD OUT

A good detective knows how to decipher stolen messages and solve the case. Use your puzzle solving skills to crack complicated codes, learn how to disguise your own messages, and collect clues to become a master detective. Put the skills you’ve learned throughout the day to the test to complete a special museum-wide scavenger hunt.

Cost: $57

Tuesday, April 16: What's Beneath Your Feet? -- SOLD OUT

The underground world is full of mysteries and you’re just the sleuth to dig down and find the answers. Dinosaur fossils, geological wonders, historical artifacts, and all sorts of living beings are waiting to be discovered. Learn about plate tectonics in Science on a Sphere and help create your own dirt-themed snack.

Cost: $57

Wednesday, April 17: Fact or Fiction? -- SOLD OUT

Can you separate fact from fiction? Use the scientific method and some good old fashioned trial and error to find out what’s true and what’s not. Test out the science behind some of your favorite fictional stories; get your hands dirty to discover a substance that doesn’t follow the laws of science; and investigate animal myths with some help from the Wildlife Rockstars.

Cost: $57

Thursday, April 18: Figure it Out Physics -- SOLD OUT

Have phun phiguring out the phundamentals of physics. Phind out what it takes to make things fly and explode. Phasten your seatbelt for startling demonstrations. Use everyday materials to construct catapults, towers, & bridges and explore the wild side of physics in a live science show by the RMSC Players.

Cost: $57

Friday, April 19: See it to Believe it! -- SOLD OUT

Be amazed as you put your senses to the test and explore sight, sound, and touch in a uniquely RMSC way. Get hands on in visits to the SoundSense and Illumination exhibits. Make magic as you discover optical illusions and find out if the hand is faster than the eye. You won’t believe your senses when you witness singing lighting in Electricity Theater.

Cost: $57


Extended Care Options

Extended care options are available Monday through Friday. 

Before Care Session: 7:45 to 9am

After Care Session: 4 to 5:30pm

Cost per Session: $5/day or $20/week



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