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Scout Overnight Camps

The ultimate indoor camping experience for girls and boys in grades 1-8

Scout Day Camps

The ultimate day camp experience for girls and boys in grades K-3

Science Spots

We deliver energy and excitement to your event! COSI's all-new Science Spot traveling science exhibition gives your guests the opportunity to play, explore, and learn about science together.

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Senior Discount

Senior Discount

Seniors (ages 60 and up) receive a $2 discount on COSI general admission. Valid state-issued ID may be requested at the time of purchase.

Only available for purchase at COSI's Box Office. Cannot be used online.

Surgical Suite: Total Knee Replacement

See live surgery, ask questions, and interact via videoconference with surgeons and medical personnel in a real hospital operating room.

  • Grade Levels: Grades 6-Adult

Space Explorers

Children who are fascinated with space, stars, astronauts, and rockets will love this interactive birthday party!
  • Age Level: Ages 3-5

Squishy Science

What kid doesn't love a good mess? Dig into the world of slime and other super ooey-gooey goo. The best part is you won't have to clean it up!
  • Age Level: Ages 3-5


Grab your magnifying glass and get ready to become a detective! Test your observation skills, gather fingerprints from evidence, and use chromatography to separate the chemicals in ink.

  • Age Level: Ages 6-11

Science at Your Fingertips

Use your senses and science tools to investigate science at your fingertips! Carry out explorations using your fingertips to squish, touch and feel materials. Explore cause and effect, and movement.

  • Grade Level: 18-36mos

Salicylate Sleuths

Students discover products lurking in their home that may contain the medicine salicylate. Concepts: chemical reactions, medication safety, personal health.

  • Grade Levels: Grades 3-6
  • Number of Students: 12 - 15 per session

Sugar Shocker!

Students interact with a human patient simulator during a diabetic emergency. Concepts: human anatomy and physiology, health careers, personal health.

  • Grade Levels: Grades 3-6
  • Number of Students: 12 - 15 per session

Sheep Brain Dissection

Discover the world of our brain and experience your lobes in action! An experienced COSI Team Member will lead your class through a dissection of a sheep brain in order to better understand how your own brain functions.
  • Grade Level: Grades 9-12

Science of Art

Enhance your knowledge of design as you discover the science behind painting, sculpture, and more. Dress for a mess and prepare a place to showcase your art!

  • Camp Type: Full-Day Weeklong
  • Age Level: Rising K & 1st Graders
  • Program Date: July 6-10, 2015, 9am-4pm SOLD OUT

Simple Machines

  • Program Date(s): October 7 or 8, 2015 (1:00pm - 3:00pm) or October 10, 2015 (10:00am - 12:00pm)
  • Member Cost: $27 for parent and child. Additional child $13.50
  • Non-Member Cost: $46 for parent/child. Additional child $23.00 (plus a $1.00 registration fee per registration)
  • COSI Admission: Included