Active Minds Science PALS Camps (Ages 6-8)

Academy of Science

Engage in a week of exciting and fun introductory science. Jump into hands-on learning to explore foundational concepts in biology, chemistry and physics. Learn how these disciplines interact with one another and our day-to-day lives. Learn what it means to be a scientist and think critically and most importantly, how fun science can be!


Explore Your World

Dive into a week of environmental sciences and investigate our earth from soil to sky. Experience what it means to be an environmental scientist by exploring the many disciplines that this field integrates such as ecology, biology, zoology, geology, physical geography and atmospheric science. Spend time with hands-on collection of various outdoor samples to observe in the lab, investigate what it means to be green and sustainable and have fun engaging in our amazing world.


Smart Grow

The younger you know, the better you grow! Come and make health science fun with this interactive camp. Explore the exciting science of how our bodies work and function. Get your body moving, heart pumping and head thinking as you dive into a world of how our bodies operate. We’ll look at the nutrition, activities and habits we can do to keep our bodies and minds healthy. And finally, investigate the health of others and how our health interacts with the world around us.


How to Engineer Everything

Be an engineer for a week! Put your thinking cap on as you jump head first into the practical application of science and math made fun. Get firsthand experience designing, constructing and testing your creations. Problem-solve, work, play and laugh through the week as you engage in the many disciplines of engineering that are critical in the development of our modern society.  


Galaxy Explorers

Get out of this world and into the exploration of endless space! In this stellar camp spend time learning about the universe and the celestial objects that are in it. Get hands on with the science of space by designing and constructing instruments used in space exploration, and figure out along the way what it’s like to be an astronomer!