June 04 - 08, 2018
8:30AM - 3:30PM
2018-06-04 8:30AM 2018-06-08 3:30PM America/New_York Science Camp 2018: The Science of Natural Disasters (Grades 1-5) Palm Beach Atlantic University
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Science Camp 2018: The Science of Natural Disasters (Grades 1-5)

Palm Beach Atlantic University
901 South Flagler Drive
West Palm Beach, Florida 33410

Palm Beach Atlantic University offers science summer camps for all ages. Palm Beach Atlantic University's Science Camp is for campers entering 1st through 5th grade. Students will explore activities that relate to biology, chemistry, earth science and physics to different aspects of natural disasters (tornados, hurricanes, volcanic eruptions, tsunamis, earthquakes and more!)

There are two specific age groups:

Group 1: 1st-3rd graders
Group 2: 4th-5th graders

The camp includes:

  • Exploration activities (held outdoors or in the classroom); some laboratory experiments led by PBA faculty.
  • Break for physical activity and free time after lunch
  • Schedule will allow for arts and crafts time centered around the science topic of the day for Group 1; Group 2 will have da time of sharing and reflection daily, to review experiments and activities of the day

Cost: $225/student

  • (Extended will be provided at additional cost (7:30-8:30 a.m. and 4-5:30 p.m.; $15/child/day)

Student must provide his or her own lunch; lunch will not be provided. 

Frequently asked questions 

Time: Camp will run Monday-Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Daily Schedule:

  • 7:30-8:30 a.m. – Extended morning care
  • 8:30-9:00 a.m. – Check-in
  • 9:00-9:45 a.m. – Mini lecture on topic of the day – led by PBA faculty
  • 10:00-11:30 a.m. – Lab experiment
  • 11:30-12:15 p.m. – Lunch
  • 12:15-1:00 p.m. – Activities in the gym
  • 1:10-2:20 p.m. – Fun activities tied to the theme of the day (varies depending on age group) and/or experiment
  • 2:30-3:30 p.m. – Snacks and group activity
  • 3:30-4:00 p.m. – Pick up
  • 4:00-5:30 p.m. – Extended care

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