Destination Science 2014 Summer Day Camps at Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden
Expect much more than just fun memories. Destination Science's three, week-long programs held at Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden are bursting with innovative, imaginative and unexpected science adventures for boys and girls ages 5-11 (those entering Kindergarten through entering 6th grade this fall).
From from sunshine to sound, these day camps provide a fun, safe and unique environment for exploration. STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) learning is more important than ever before. In fact, it’s a national movement. Start your child’s journey this summer by heading toward Destination Science!
Camp Days: Monday through Friday
Full Day: 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. / Half Day: 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
AM Extended Care: 8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m. / PM Extended Care: 3:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.
As an added bonus to registration, immediate family members of registered campers receive free admission to the Garden on scheduled camp days.
Astronaut Training... Moon Mission 2014! - July 28-August 1
We're going to the moon! We need astronauts right now. Join us for 2014 astronaut training, as we prepare for our moon mania mission. Construct your own electric powered mini moon buggy, then join forces to build a life-sized replica of your moon mobile. Munch on real astronaut food, conduct intergalactic experiments then build and launch your own rocket, complete with a take-home launching system. Don't miss this all new exciting galactic adventure!
Robot Mania & Mysterious Techno Detectives - August 4-8
Enter the robot lab where you can dream up the best robot tools, construct your robot from the ground up & test it's design in the ultimate battle & race-arena. Build your very own "World Cup" cyborg soccer player and the ultimate maze mania. Mystery at the museum, magnificent magic and missing jewels are just part of the story. Let's use some serious CSI science with some serious fun to find out the ultimate answer to the burning question...Who done it? We are calling all robot collectors to join us!
Rocking Gizmos & Rolling Gadgets - August 11-15
Ever wonder how your favorite music is made? Amp it up! Find out how sound waves and electricity become music to your ears as you build your very own portable, rock & roll, digital music system that goes anywhere you go. Now let's get rolling! Accelerate your knowledge of gravity, momentum & velocity (a fancy word for speed) while you experiment with gears, levers & wacky contraptions. Discover amazing animation as you make your own 3-Dimensional cartoon, take the techno croc challenge and much more.