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Spring Break Camps

April 6-10 at St. Thomas School & Mercer Slough
April 13-17
at Pacific Science Center

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Mercer Slough

Break Camps at Mercer Slough will run April 6-10 from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Wetland Wonders - THIS CAMP IS FULL
Grades K-1 | $330, or $305 for Pacific Science Center Members

Seek out the hidden creatures and marshy mysteries of Mercer Slough Nature Park. Get to know why Earth is the water planet and dance the Water Cycle Boogie. Explore wetlands, streams and ponds as you marvel at Mercer Slough birds that migrate thousands of miles, discover incredible transforming invertebrates and sink your hands into amazing soil that you can mold like clay. From weird to wacky to wonderful, it's all in the water!

CSI: Cool Science Investigators, Decomposer Edition
Grades 2-4 | $345, or $320 for Pacific Science Center Members

How does a lowly fungus bring down a whole tree? Did you know that there are more organisms in one handful of soil than there are humans on Earth? Investigate the decaying side of nature as you canoe through the wetland, explore a beach and hike through an old growth forest. Probe the forest floor and dip for pond samples, then head into our lab to explore water and soil creatures with video microscopes. Conduct a variety of experiments and mulch, mulch more.

Geocaching Adventure
Grades 4-6 | $345, or $320 for Pacific Science Center Members

Did you know there are thousands of secret geocaches hidden around our region? That people all over the world are creating their own local scavenger hunts and sharing them over the internet? This spring YOU can master this outdoor sport. Find out how Global Positioning System (GPS) satellites let you pinpoint your location anywhere in the world and become an expert in the use of a GPS device. Canoe local waterways and hike forested trails as you seek out hidden geocaches. How many can you find?

Life Aquatic!
Grades 6-8 | $155, or $145 for Pacific Science Center Members
2 Day Camp - Runs April 9-10

Explore the streams, lakes and beaches of the Lake Washington Watershed. From the Cascade foothills to the wetlands of Mercer Slough, collect and study water samples, macroinvertebrates and plankton. Learn how to use field research tools such as kick nets, depth samplers and chemical tests in our state-of-the-art wet lab. Collect and analyze data as you develop the skills that scientists use to monitor water quality

mseec camp logoFor details about pick-up and drop-off, extended day care, cancellations and transfers, explore Break Camp Information for Mercer Slough.

St. Thomas School

Break Camps at St. Thomas School will run April 6-10 from 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Smartest Artists
Grades 1-2 | $320, or $295 for Pacific Science Center Members

Color! Sparkle! Dazzling light! Explore the excitement of science and the beauty of nature to uncover your inner creative genius. Discover the science behind our work while producing unique and original pieces of art. Make a kaleidoscope to reveal the mysteries of reflection and refraction. Experiment with mixtures and solutions while concocting paints and dyes to test on a variety of textures and textiles. Create your own masterpiece and experience science from a whole new perspective.

Master of Disaster
Grades 3-5 | $345, or $320 for Pacific Science Center Members

Secure the hatches and hold on tight, or this camp will blow you away! Investigate powerful waves, spinning funnel clouds, and rumbling earthquakes. Observe the swirling air currents of a hurricane, simulate a tsunami, and analyze the path of an avalanche. Discover where Seattle lies on the Pacific Ring of Fire, and model a volcanic eruption. Discover the scientific tools used to predict and survive these natural phenomena, and create your own disaster plan to save the citizens of Pacific Science Center and your neighborhood. You'll feel the awesome forces of nature like never before in this whirlwind adventure! Campers will visit POMPEII: The Exhibition and see the IMAX film Greece: Secrets of the Past on a field trip to Pacific Science Center.


sts new logoFor details about pick-up and drop-off, extended day care, cancellations and transfers, explore Break Camp Information for St. Thomas School.

Pacific Science Center

Camps at Pacific Science Center will run April 13-17 from 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Smartest Artists
Grades 1-2 | $320, or $295 for Pacific Science Center Members

Color! Sparkle! Dazzling light! Explore the excitement of science and the beauty of nature to uncover your inner creative genius. Discover the science behind our work while producing unique and original pieces of art. Make a kaleidoscope to reveal the mysteries of reflection and refraction. Experiment with mixtures and solutions while concocting paints and dyes to test on a variety of textures and textiles. Create your own masterpiece and experience science from a whole new perspective.

Master of Disaster
Grades 3-5 | $345, or $320 for Pacific Science Center Members

Secure the hatches and hold on tight, or this camp will blow you away! Investigate powerful waves, spinning funnel clouds, and rumbling earthquakes. Observe the swirling air currents of a hurricane, simulate a tsunami, and analyze the path of an avalanche. Discover where Seattle lies on the Pacific Ring of Fire, and model a volcanic eruption. Discover the scientific tools used to predict and survive these natural phenomena, and create your own disaster plan to save the citizens of Pacific Science Center and your neighborhood. You'll feel the awesome forces of nature like never before in this whirlwind adventure! Campers will visit POMPEII: The Exhibition and see the IMAX film Greece: Secrets of the Past.


psc logoFor details about pick-up and drop-off, extended day care, cancellations and transfers, explore Break Camp Information for Pacific Science Center.

Register Here

To learn more, call Education Registration at (206) 443-2925.