School Vacation Science Camps | Kids Out and About Albany

School Vacation Science Camps

Join us on your school break to explore, discover and imagine the world of science during a day of camp at the Children's Museum of Science and Technology. School vacation science camp is run for children ages 5-11.



April 19th Physics of Fun from Sports to Games to Toys

When will I ever use this in real life? Discover the real world applications of physics. What is the science behind pitches in baseball? How does the yoyo work?

April 22nd Mystery Science

Inspired by our love of mysteries such as Magic Tree House and Scooby-Doo and Mystery Incorporated, this camp day is dedicated to solving mysteries using science! Discover the facts, explore and science and imagine new stories inspired by this camp.

April 23rd Wizard Science

CMOST staff highly recommends books about wizardry, witchcraft and magic. Science is like magic only real. Learn how to make potions, explore levitation and practice a magic trick.

April 24th Silly Superheroes

Storybook characters such as captain underpants and comic book heroes such as batman will inform this day long adventure filled with lessons on physics, tool making (think batman), mask creating and more.

April 25th Truth is Stranger than Fiction

Did you know that baby leopard geckos are born with stripes that become spots as they grow? This camp is based on our love of the series of books weird but true.

April 26th Castles and Creatures Queens, Knights, and the science of Fantastic Creatures.

What is the truth behind the tales of medieval times? Did dragons exist


Extended Camp Care*: Before Care (8 to 9 a.m.) | After Care (4 to 5 p.m.) will cost an additional $6 per day, per camper. Pre-registration is required for Extended Camp Care.

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To register, please call 518-235-2120


250 Jordan Road
Troy, NY, 12180
United States


Contact name: 
Catherine Gilbert
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9 am-4 pm
$45 per day SUNY Poly Member Cost, $50 per Future Member Cost


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