Science

Science, Robotics, Engineering

Spring & Summer

Slimetopia Camp

7-11 Yr Olds

Get ready for an ooey, gooey, squishy, slippery, stretchy slime-drenched extravaganza! Join the S.T.E.A.M. team (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) to learn the science behind the slime while opening your own Slimetopia Theme Park! Participants will make 10+ different kinds of the addictively playful polymer: From butter to bubble, crunchy to munchy, fluffy to foamy, unicorn to color-changing… we’ve got you covered!

  • Register Here
  • Registration Deadline: June 12 (or when full)
  • Cost: $180r/$195nr
  • Instructor: Rachel Franklin + Challenge Island staff
  • Dates: June 26-30
  • Times: 9am-12pm
  • Location: ZEHS Cafeteria

STEAM Across the Universe

7-11 Yr Olds

3…2…1… Blastoff! You and a .S.T.E.A.M. team (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) of astronaut friends will create your own Mission Control Station and soar through the universe! You’ll learn the spectacular science of space while taking on a galaxy of cosmically cool challenges - from Rocket Launch Day to Moon Day to Intergalactic Day to Alien Day. Don't miss out on this “out of this world” camp!

  • Register Here
  • Registration Deadline: June 26 (or when full)
  • Cost: $180r/$195nr
  • Instructor: Rachel Franklin + Challenge Island staff
  • Dates: July 10-14
  • Times: 9am-12pm
  • LocationZEHS Cafeteria

Summer Science Camp

5 Yr Olds-8th Gr

Join us to be a real-life scientist for a week! Participants will have fun improving their science knowledge by participating in science-related collaborative group challenges! 5 Yr Olds: Register based on age at the start of the program. K-8th Gr: Register based on 2023-24 grade level

  • Register Here
  • Cost: $59r/$74nr
  • Instructor: Brad Stevens (ZPS Science Teacher)
  • Dates: July 17-21
  • 5 Yr Olds-1st Gr: 8-9am | $50r/$65nr 
  • 2nd-3rd Gr: 9:30-11am | $55r/$70nr
  • 4th-5th Gr: 11:30am-1pm | $55r/$70nr
  • 6th-8th Gr: 1:30-3pm | $55r/$70nr
  • Location: ZEHS - Room 207

Steam-Warts

8-12 Yr Olds

Calling all wizard-loving kids to a magical week of spellbinding adventure! You’ll design your own wand and wizarding gear and be sorted into your perfect house. Then, you and your housemates will take a full load of STEAMwarts (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) classes: from Magical Creatures to Charms and Potions to Sheltering from Darkness. This STEAMtastic camp will culminate with an enchanted graduation ceremony!

  • Register Here
  • Registration Deadline: July 10 (or when full)
  • Cost: $180r/$195nr
  • Instructor: Rachel Franklin + Challenge Island staff
  • Dates: July 24-28
  • Time: 9am-12pm
  • Location: ZEHS Cafeteria

Pets Palooza

6-10 Yr Olds

Wag on over to the most PAWSOME camp in town! You and your S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) team will engineer an imaginary world created just for pets: from “Pets Palooza Hotel Day” to “Having a Ball Day” to “Give a Dog a Bone Day” to “Salty Sea Dog Day” to a very special “Rescue Pets Day”! You’ll even get to adopt adorable pretend pets of your own and create habitats to match their needs and personalities! This STEAMtastic camp gets two paws up and is a must for every pet-loving kid!

  • Register Here
  • Registration Deadline: July 24 (or when full)
  • Cost: $180r/$195nr
  • Instructor: Rachel Franklin + Challenge Island staff
  • Dates: Aug 7-11
  • Times: 9am-12pm
  • Location: New Groningen Multipurpose Room