Events & Programs

Spring Break Camps

Spring Break Camps

Spring Break Camps are offered at PacSci in Seattle and Mercer Slough Environmental Education Center in Bellevue for grades K-6. Ignite your child’s curiosity at one of our innovative week-long camps.

Spring Break Camps take place from April 13-17, 2020.

Campers engage in facilitated activities and experiments while parents can rest assured that their child is under quality supervision by our exceptional staff. Afternoon extended day care is available at all locations.

Spring Break Camps Registration is Closed

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2020 Spring Break Camps

Camps at Pacific Science Center

Camps are from 8:45 a.m.–3:30 p.m.

Beginners Biology
Cost: Members, $350 / General public, $380
Ages: Grades K-1
What do the biggest animals on Earth have in common with the smallest? Grab your magnifying glass and measuring tape as we investigate life at the largest and smallest levels.

Itsy Bitsy Adventures
Cost: Members, $400 / General public, $430
Ages: Grades 2-3
Do you ever wonder what adventures a bat mixed with a llama would get into? Combine your creativity with basic programming to bring your own animal creation to life in a game using Bitsy.

Epic Game Developers
Cost: Members, $450 / General public, $480
Ages: Grades 4-6
Develop your own 3D game in the same engine used to create Fortnite! With Unreal’s Blueprints Visual Scripting system, you’ll design and modify complex locations, player characters, and objects.

Camps at Mercer Slough

Camps are from 8:45 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Wetland Wonders
Cost: Members, $350 / General public, $380
Ages: Grades K-2
Seek out the hidden creatures and marshy mysteries of Mercer Slough. Find out why Earth is the Water Planet as you journey through wetlands, streams, and ponds. Observe transforming invertebrates and sink your hands into clay soil.

Eager Beavers
Cost: Members, $400 / General public, $430
Ages: Grades 3-5
What do beavers, biologists, and builders have in common? Engineering! Tiptoe through the wetlands in search of curious creatures, investigate the structures beavers use for shelter, and test different materials for creating habitats.

Extended Care

Afternoon extended day care is available at both locations. Afternoon care runs from 3:30-6 p.m.

Morning extended day care is not available for Spring Break Camps

Weekly Afternoon Extended Care Cost: $65 per week
Daily Afternoon Care Cost: $16 per day each

 

Camper Lunch Program

Lunch is available for camps at PacSci.

Cost: $50 for the week

Lunch is not available at Mercer Slough.

The menu is provided by our café.

 

 

 

Camp Policies and Information

Policies, Transfer, & Cancellation

Transfers

Requests for transfers must be made at least one week prior to the camp start date. The cost to transfer your child between camps is $30 per transfer.

To transfer your child between camps or cancel your child’s camp session(s), call (206) 443-2925.

Please have your confirmation number ready. Your confirmation number can be found in the confirmation email you received after registering for summer camp.

Cancellations

Requests for withdrawal from camp must be made at least two weeks prior to the camp start date. Please call (206) 443-2925 to cancel a camp session.

Please have your confirmation number ready. Your confirmation number can be found in the confirmation email you received after registering for summer camp.

A $100 non-refundable deposit will be retained per camp session. No refunds will be given within two weeks of the camp start date.

Waitlist Procedures

An email will be sent if a spot becomes available. Please register for the camp through the link provided in the email. You will have to pay for the camp and complete the registration process.

If you would like to transfer to a different camp, please call our office after registering.

Members Save on Camps

PacSci Members enjoy discounts on all camps, as well as many other benefits.

Ignite your curiosity day after day! Be a part of and help us build a community where children and adults are empowered by science.

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