Which path will you choose? Build exciting gadgets and use them for justice or mischevious fun. Tripwire alarms, grappling hooks, superhero gadgets and more are all in-store. Come unleash your expertly outfitted hero, or be the villain with the coolest devices.
Learn to program the LEGO Mindstorm Robotics Kits to build an amazing machine that can solve a Rubic's Cube in front of your very eyes. Color sensors and more will be used in building and coding this robot.
What's the most important part of a meal? The most important part of the meal is the entree or main part of the meal. Come and learn how to prepare succulent entrees and sweet desserts in this fun and interactive cooking camp. Gain confidence in the kitchen practicing knife skills, learning about measurements, and kitchen safety.
In this action-packed engineering camo campers explore the basic principles of physics. Campers will explore Newton's laws of motion, energy, gravity, and many more.
Take a journey with us on our cooking adventure! In this cooking class, our budding chefs will learn about measurements, mixing techniques and great recipes. A recipe card follows each recipe so that our budding chefs can create their own recipe book. Each day follows a classic children's storybook and yummy recipes related to them. Campers will jump from story to story, discovering ways to cook unique recipes. Be sure to come with an empty stomach, and a mind filled with curiosity. We'll eat happily ever after.
Luminary. Levitation. Smoldering snakes. What do all of these have in common? Well, they are all needed knowledge to pass the IDEA Lab Wizarding Exam. Using science, technology, and our imagination we will test the boundaries of what is real and what is magic, what is science and what is sorcery. Campers, keep your spell books close as you never know when you might need a touch of magic!
Mushy and messy creative explorations for the child who loves to get their hands goopy! Children will brew recipes for all sorts of paints, clays, blubbers, and slimes, and other marvelous art mixtures, all the while learning about the properties of ingredients and what they can do when combined. Children will have the chance to play nutty professor, create their own concoctions, and play with them all!
Get your lightsabers ready we're training new IDEA Lab Jedis! Being a Jedi is more than fun, it's science also! Learn how Jedis fuel and maintain their bodies. Do some fun and exciting Jedi experiments. This camp is great for the little Jedi.
An IDEA Lab camp like no other where campers are exposed to DNA extraction, learning about the inner workings of the heart by building working models and several dissections- including a Sheep's heart. This is a great class for hands-on learning about anatomy. Take-home components include various working models of human organs and systems, as well as a DNA book that they will create,
Have you ever wondered why planes fly so high? How do helicopters just hover as if they were a hummingbird? What are the future applications of flight? Young campers will ask these questions as we explore the science of flight. They will even examine the use of flight by animals. Projects include different flying apparatus, stop-motion animation, and the exploration of all the things that fly.
An elite group of recruits is lurking in the shadows preparing to take on top-secret missions. No one really knows who they are, or that for that matter, what they are up to. Now it is your turn to join their ranks. Day starts with top-secret briefings to unfold the mission for the day. Your training includes building lie detector machines and creating composite sketches. At the end of the week, use your training to secure a crime scene, gather clues, and process evidence in the crime lab. A great camp full of hands-on activities for the budding detective.
Calling all artists! In this fun art camp, campers are introduced to the art of cartooning. Campers will develop their own cartoons and bring them to life through different techniques and mediums.
Little Doctors work on learning about what makes our body work. From learning about digestive systems and building working models of our lungs while studying the respiration process, or Little Doctors are engaged in learning throughout. We learn about casts, sutures and more, and we end the class with a clinic to showcase our talents. One of our most popular camps each year with a fantastic turnout as young campers explore the beginning stages of becoming a doctor. Starting with science exploration and experiments, as well as creative play, the campers enter the world of medicine. Don't have your doctor's bag with you? Don't worry - you will after completing this camp. Campers will proudly carry a doctor's bag filled with all the necessary tools, as well as a graduation certificate as a graduate of Idea Lab Medical School.
Are you interested in looking into the whacky world of bacteria? Come and enjoy this interactive camp where you will learn all about the good kinds of bacteria and the bad types of bacteria.
Who says IDEA Lab campers don't do art? Idea Lab hosts its annual 3-D Art Factory Camp. Here young campers jump off the 2-D page and explore the world of 3-D sculpture, 3-D Illusions, and 3D creations. You will be amazed by what IDEA Lab can inspire within your child. Explore all kinds of 3-D projects that bring out your inner Picasso
Mix, Measure and Pour your way into baking scrumptious sweet and savory treats. From how to fold and the art of whipping the perfect whip cream will all be covered in this skills-based cooking camp. We will also learn how to create unique decore to set your creations apart. Baking, Measurements, and Presentation. Aprons On?
Jump on the IDEA Lab time machine and land in the mysterious land of China thousands of years ago. During your time travels, you will learn about Chines history and culture. Walk the Great Wall of China and learn how to make your own paper and ink. You will also learn about Tangrams, Chinese Calligraphy and building your own terra cotta warrior. A truly scientific cultural journey.