For Families

Rising 6th - 8th Graders

These camps include:

  • Interactions with local scientists and experts
  • Science, technology, engineering, and math content to keep young minds active
  • Hands-on science activities in COSI’s workshop rooms and exhibitions
  • Two healthy snacks and outdoor physical activities each day
  • Overnight experience at COSI on Thursday

Pre-Visit Full Day Week Long (PDF) Pick-up/Drop-off Info (PDF) Amusement Park Science Pre-Visit

Available camps:

Robotics

Dig deeper into the design and programming of robots. Design and program LEGO® MINDSTORM Robots to accomplish a variety of challenges.

  • Camp Type: Full-Day Weeklong
  • Age Level: Rising 6th through 8th Graders
  • Program Date: June 15-19, 2015, 9am-4pm

Video Game Design

Learn how to use Microsoft’s Kodu Game Lab to create your own three-dimensional game world with skills that translate from the PC to Microsoft’s Xbox 360® Console.

  • Camp Type: Full-Day Weeklong
  • Age Level: Rising 6th through 8th Graders
  • Program Date: June 22-26, 2015, 9am-4pm

Amusement Park Science

Explore the science of motion and the physics behind thrill rides, and then put your knowledge to the test. Go behind the scenes at Kings Island and spend the day at the park riding the best roller coasters and learning what it takes to make them work.

  • Camp Type: Full-Day Weeklong
  • Age Level: Rising 6th through 8th Graders
  • Program Date: July 20-24, 2015, 9am-4pm