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Rochester Museum & Science Center Curiosity Camps

Stay curious with a hefty helping of hands-on, minds-on science and fun with camps at the RMSC this year! Camps at the RMSC offer exciting opportunities for young minds ages 2-15. Get ready to share in new adventures, discover science, and explore exciting experiments!  

Curiosity campers enjoy unique, rewarding, and fun-filled educational experiences, interactions with scientists and other professionals and further inquiry into science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) topics.

Explore Camp Opportunities below to register. Still curious? Contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

About Camps at RMSC

RMSC Member Discount

RMSC members save on Break Week and Summer camps. Not a member? Learn about the perks of RMSC Membership

Experienced Educators

Our camp Instructors are certified school teachers, museum professionals and/or experts in the field who share our passion for life-long learning. In addition to the lead Instructor, each classroom is supported by our teaching Assistants and youth volunteers. Our camper to staff ratio is 5:1.

Hands-On Exploration

Curiosity Camps let your camper discover science as a fun, creative way to explore the wonders of our world. With the RMSC as their playground, campers have access to our museum’s unique collections and team of specialists, hundreds of interactive exhibits, shows at the Strasenburgh Planetarium and scientists from our community.

Extended Care Options

Extended Care is available Monday—Friday both before and after the regular camp day. Options are: Before Care from 7:45-9am and/or After Care from 4:15-5:30pm. Registration for Extended Care is required.


Camp Opportunities

February Break Curiosity Camp

The Greatest Adventure | Monday, Feb. 18–Friday, Feb. 22

Embark on some of the greatest adventures the world has ever known—both real and imagined—and discover science along the way. Each day will be a new journey as you blast off into space, travel through time, sail the seven seas, conquer the cold on a polar expedition, and venture into the wild to explore the animal kingdom. To survive each adventure, you’ll need to solve a special STEM challenge! 

Ages 6-11. Campers will be grouped by age with activities tailored to fit their age level.

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April Break Curiosity Camp

Science Sleuths | Monday, April 15–Friday, April 19

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.

Ages 6-11. Campers will be grouped by age with activities tailored to fit their age level.

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Summer Curiosity Camps

Weekly from June 24- August 23

Ages 2-15

Discover science as a fun & creative way to explore the wonders of our world—with Summer Curiosity Camps!  With experienced educators, a museum filled with hundreds of interactive exhibits to explore, and new camp topics at every age level, Curiosity Camps 2019, has more to offer than ever before. With exhibits to explore, Wildlife Rockstars to meet, Live Science & Electricity Theater to experience and star shows at the Strasenburgh Planetarium to see, this summer is sure to be one you won’t forget!

Stay tuned for more details and registration!


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