Science in the Park
General Information | Schedule | Registration Information
Extended Day Program | Members | Cancellations
Snacks and Lunch | Check-In | Pick Up & Drop Off | Parking
We had a great Spring Camp! We hope to see you next year!
Click here for Frequently Asked Questions about our camp programs. Click here for information on our summer camp programs.
Spring Camp takes place in and around the Wallis Annenberg Building for Science Learning and Innovation which houses cutting-edge classrooms and labs. Campers will also spend part of each day exploring one of the museums in Exposition Park.
Camp is available for students in Grades K-5.
The program is from 9 AM - 3 PM.
$290 for non-members
$250 for members
Sample Daily Schedule
9 AM - Check in
9:30 - Hands-on science activities
12 PM - Lunch and Break
1 PM - Walking field trip/Park activity
3 PM - Pick up
Schedule of Topics for Spring Camp 2011
Monday: City Safari
What kinds of plants and animals can you find in our urban ecosystem? Investigate how animals and plants adapt to their environments and explore the special features of our native plants and animals. Students will also see an IMAX film.
Tuesday: Science of Fear
What do snakes, loud noises, and falling all have in common? Find out as you investigate the science behind what makes us feel fear and then face some common fears in the Goose Bumps! exhibit.
Wednesday: 3 2 1 Blast Off!
Get ready to blast out of this world as you explore rockets, flight and space! See what scientist have to consider when sending rockets into space. Older students will participate in a model rocket launch.
Thursday: Seeing the Light
Explore how reflection, refraction and colors influence how we see the world. Experiment with how we can convert light energy to sound. Students will also see an IMAX film.
Friday: Scrubs Science
Get your scalpel ready as you explore anatomy and biology. Discover what our bodies have in common with other animals. Older students will take part in a dissection activity.
Campers may sign up for the Extended Day Program. The
program allows children to stay 2 hours after class
ends (from 3 PM - 5 PM). The Extended Day Program includes
creative, fun group activities led and supervised by
Science Center educators. Snacks for the afternoon will be provided. You must register for the entire week - no single days are offered.
$60 for non-members
$50 for members
Check back next winter for Spring Camp 2012registration information.
Complete a separate registration
form for each camper. Send form and full payment
(please send a check* or credit card information) to:
Attn: Spring Camp
700 Exposition Park Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90037
Complete a separate registration
form for each camper. Fax form with credit card information
for full payment to (213) 744-2052.
do not send duplicate registration forms.
is a $35 service charge on all returned checks.
A confirmation letter will be emailed to you within two
weeks of receiving your completed registration and payment.
Please bring the confirmation letter with you each day
of class for free 15-minute parking (see Camp Check-In section
a Member of the California Science Center, you can take
advantage of a special discount on your Spring Break
Camp classes -- a savings of up to $40 per class!
today and not only will you receive a discount
on your classes but your Membership pays you back
with FREE IMAX tickets, SPECIAL DISCOUNT offers and
Become a Member at one of our four levels: $65 Explorer,
$150 Discoverer, $350 Adventurer or $550 Pioneer. Check
out the complete
list of benefits.
a Member is easy, even if your Membership has expired.
To activate your new membership and take advantage
of member rates, call (213) 744-7504. You can read more
Full refunds are permitted up to 30 days prior to the start of your camp session; a $25 processing fee will be subtracted from your refund. There are no refunds or credits 30 days prior to camp. If you do not receive a confirmation, please call 213-744-7444. In the event that a class is cancelled by the California Science Center, we will make arrangements for your child to enroll in another class or refund your money.
Class changes must be made four weeks in advance. Changes cost $25 per class and depend upon availability. There is no guarantee that space will be available in another class and no cash refunds will be given, so please plan carefully before registering.
Lunch will not be provided by the California Science Center. Campers must bring their own lunch each day. Campers will not be able to buy individual snacks or
lunches from Science Center restaurants. Lunch breaks are supervised by Science Center
All campers must check in and out with a parent or guardian
daily. Any pick-up or drop-off changes
should be turned in at that time.
A parent or legal guardian must pick up children at the
end of each program. Children will not be allowed to
meet parents outside of the pick-up area. To ensure
the safety of campers, we require advance written
notice when anyone other than a parent or legal guardian
will be picking up campers after the programs.
Please bring your confirmation letter with you each day
of class. It will allow you free 15-minute parking
for drop-off. Parents wishing to stay
on site must pay the $8 daily parking fee.
directions and general information about the Science
Center, visit our main Web site at www.californiasciencecenter.org
or call (323) SCI-ENCE or (213) 744-7400.
us at [email protected]