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Today's Hours: 
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Today's Hours: 
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Today's Hours: 
10am - 5pm
Today's Hours: 
10am - 5pm
Today's Hours: 
10am - 5pm

COSI is now closed

When school is out, COSI is in! COSI’s School’s Out Camps provide the perfect opportunity for campers to stay scientific outside of school. Single day camps offered, Each camp includes 2 daily snacks and all supplies. Parents and caregivers, please pack a lunch for your camper.

Fees:

Single Day Camps: $60 - Members $65 - Non-Members
Wrap-Around Care: $5 - 8am-9am $5 - 4pm-5pm

2 Camp Rooms per date:

Campers Grades K-2 Max 30 Campers
Campers Grades 3-5 Max 30 Campers

Tech Studio Camps:

Camp is for 6th - 8th grade Max 20 Campers each date
$70 - Members $75 - Non-Members

Camp COSI General and Medical Information  Single Day Pre-Visit Information

Reservations close at 6am the day of camp or once the camp sells out. Walk up sales are not permitted. You must be pre-registered to attend camp.

Holiday Break

December 22nd, 2017 - Space

Join us we take a tour of our solar system and learn about the planets that make up our solar system and how astronauts live in space!

Reserve Camp K-2 Reserve Camp 3-5

December 26th, 2017 – Science of Art

Enhance your knowledge of design as you discover the science behind colors, pixels and more.

Reserve Camp K-2 Reserve Camp 3-5

December 27th, 2017 – Cold Science

You might start thinking that it’s getting chilly outside, but just wait until we explore the science of cold! Campers will explore liquid nitrogen, ice and snow!

Reserve Camp K-2 Reserve Camp 3-5

December 28th, 2017- Chemistry

Solids, liquids and gasses, Oh My! Explore all three phases of matter as we look into molecules as well as chemical and physical changes. Even crate and take home some COSI Super Slime!

Reserve Camp K-2 Reserve Camp 3-5

December 29th, 2017 – Engineering

Engineers are responsible for designing some of the most amazing structures and objects around us. Campers will work together using The Design Process to construct skyscrapers, catapults and much more.

Reserve Camp K-2 Reserve Camp 3-5

December 29th, 2017 – Video Game Design

Are you an aspiring video game designer? During this camp, campers will learn to create video game characters (sprites), explore basic video game coding (with MIT’s Scratch), and design custom video game controllers while spending the day in COSI’s Tech Studio.

Reserve Camp 6-8

New Year’s Day

January 1st, 2018 - Robotics

What is a Robot? How to they work and how to you program them? Learn the answers to these questions and more as we explore the world of robotics. Campers will work in teams to program pre-built robots through a series of challenges. Kindergarten through second grade campers will be working with Bee Bots and third through fifth grade campers will be working with LEGO EV3 robots.

Reserve Camp K-2 Reserve Camp 3-5

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

January 15th, 2018 – Rocket Science

It’s not rocket science, oh wait, it is! Come build and test your very own rockets and other types of flying air craft while identifying the effects of lift, thrust, drag, and gravity.

Reserve Camp K-2 Reserve Camp 3-5

Presidents Day

February 19th, 2018 – Dinosaurs

Visit COSI’s new Dinosaur exhibit and learn about prehistoric life. Aspiring paleontologists will enjoy discovering dinosaurs, fossils, and excavating!

Reserve Camp K-2 Reserve Camp 3-5

February 19th, 2018 – Video Game Design

Are you an aspiring video game designer? During this camp, campers will learn to create video game characters (sprites), explore basic video game coding (with MIT’s Scratch), and design custom video game controllers while spending the day in COSI’s Tech Studio.

Reserve Camp 6-8

Spring Break

March 26th, 2018- Nano Technology

Come discover the world of all things small. See how everyday things such as butterflies and nail posh change on the Nano scale. We will also use all that you have learned about Nano technology to make liquid nitrogen ice-cream.

Reserve Camp K-2 Reserve Camp 3-5

March 27th, 2018- C.S.I.

Put your observation skills to the test as we discover the science that crime scene investigators use to solve the case!

Reserve Camp K-2 Reserve Camp 3-5

March 28th, 2018- Super Hero Science

It’s a bird! It’s a plane! Nah, It’s Super-Science! Come prepared for your super hero training by using science to bring “impossible” super powers to life! Lean to levitate, create weather, and even fly!

Reserve Camp K-2 Reserve Camp 3-5

March 29th, 2018- Biology

Explore water, land and animals to see how the Earth connects to living things through hands- on activities and a visit from COSI’s animal collection.

Reserve Camp K-2 Reserve Camp 3-5

March 29th, 2018- Video Game Design

Are you an aspiring video game designer? During this camp, campers will learn to create video game characters (sprites), explore basic video game coding (with MIT’s Scratch), and design custom video game controllers while spending the day in COSI’s Tech Studio.

Reserve Camp 6-8

March 30th, 2018- Messy

Get messy as we make things pop and ooze! You will also get to design and take home your own slime!

Reserve Camp K-2 Reserve Camp 3-5

Day After Easter

April 2nd, 2018 – Electricity

Get energized with electricity by exploring circuits and watts. Have a hair rising experience by trying out our Electrostatic Generator!

Reserve Camp K-2 Reserve Camp 3-5

Memorial Day Week

May 28th, 2018 – Be an Biologist

Take a closer look at the living things around you as we explore animal adaptations and have a visit from COSI’s animal collection.

Reserve Camp K-2 Reserve Camp 3-5

May 29th, 2018 – Be an Engineer

Build amazing structures like catapults and newspaper towers by Exploring simple machines.

Reserve Camp K-2 Reserve Camp 3-5

May 30th, 2018 – Be an Astronomer

Launch rockets, make solar system necklaces and explore the solar system with a visit to the COSI Planetarium.

Reserve Camp K-2 Reserve Camp 3-5

May 31st, 2018 – Be an Electrical Engineer

Get energized with electricity by exploring circuits and Watts. Experience electricity by trying out our Electrostatic Generator!

Reserve Camp K-2 Reserve Camp 3-5

June 1st, 2018 – Be a Chemist

Time to put on your lab coat and goggles as we become Chemists. Take a look into the states of matter and what is a chemical or a physical change.

Reserve Camp K-2 Reserve Camp 3-5

Cancellation Policy:
Single-Day Camps
If you can’t attend your single-day camp, contact COSI at least 24 hours before your program. COSI will attempt to reschedule you into an open session. Refunds are not available. COSI can only reschedule a missed camp once.


Each high-energy day features totally different COSI science activities, hands-on experiments, and fun projects, all led by a trained Team Member from COSI - Columbus’ award-winning Center of Science and Industry. science camp like only COSI can do it!

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This Week's Hours

Sunday
Nov-19
10am - 5pm
Monday
Nov-20
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Tuesday
Nov-21
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Wednesday
Nov-22
10am - 5pm
Thursday
Nov-23
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Friday
Nov-24
10am - 9pm
Saturday
Nov-25
10am - 5pm