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Summer camps are for rising 1st – 8th graders (students who will complete K – 7th grade in June 2022). Camps for 1st – 5th graders are offered all 11 weeks. Select camps are available for rising 6th-8th graders.  Children must COMPLETE kindergarten before enrolling in camp.


9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Drop-Off: 8:00 – 9:00am
Pick-Up: 4:00 – 5:00 pm

Early & Late Care are included in the extended drop-off and pick-up times. There is no additional charge.


$275 per week
Members receive 10% off
10% off when you register for multiple weeks in one transaction.
We accept ERDC payments. Email to inquire.
Information regarding partial and full scholarships coming soon!

2022 summer camps by grade level

Children must have completed kindergarten before attending camp
Camps for rising 1st – 2nd graders are capped at 14 campers

Tentative Schedule

June 20-June 24: Astronomical Artists

June 27-July 1: Messy Science

July 4-July 8: Fur, Feathers, Tails, & Scales

July 11-July 15: Food Science Fun

July 18-July 22: Weather Wonders

July 25-July 29: Inventor’s Workshop

August 1-August 5: Astronomical Artists

August 8-August 12: Earth Science Adventures

August 15-August 19: Messy Science

August 22-August 26: Fur, Feathers, Tails, & Scales

August 29-September 2: Science Extravaganza: Best Of Summer Science Adventures!

schedule subject to change

Camps for rising 3rd – 5th graders are capped at 14 campers


Camp Schedule

June 20-June 24 : Kitchen Chemistry

June 27-July 1: Curious Chemistry

July 4-July 8: Mini Vet School

July 11-July 15: Engineering & Physics

July 18-July 22: Crime Scene Investigators

July 25-July 29: Curious Chemistry

August 1-August 5: Mythbusters

August 8-August 12: Jolts & Volts

August 15-August 19: Introduction to Coding

August 22-August 26: Kitchen Chemistry

August 29-September 2: Science Extravaganza: Best of Summer Science Adventures!

Camps for rising 6th – 8th graders are capped at 10 campers

Camp Schedule

June 20-June 24: Willamette River Watershed

June 27-July 1: Advanced Chemistry

July 4-July 8: Veterinary Science

July 11-July15: Human Anatomy & Physiology

July 18-July 22: Advanced Astronomy & Physics

July 25-July 29: Advanced Block-Based Coding & Computer Science

August 1-August 5: Paleontology & Archaeology

Cancellation Policy
Cancellations made at least 2 weeks prior to the start of a program are eligible for a full refund or credit, minus a $10 processing fee. Cancellations made 1 to 2 weeks prior are eligible for a 50% refund or credit. Cancellations made 3 to 7 days prior are eligible for a 25% refund or credit No refund or credit will be given if a cancellation is made 2 days before the start of a program or later.

Frequently Asked Questions

A:   Our summer camps are designed for children who will have completed K-7th grade before camp begins. The requirement for children to have completed kindergarten is strict. There are no exceptions. If you have a camper who you believe is developmentally and socially capable of being successful in a group of older (or younger) peers, we may make an exception for the grade level you register for. Please contact our Education Director at [email protected] or 541-682-7892 to discuss your unique situation.

A:   We are only offering full-day camps this summer. Our camps run from 9am to 4pm, with extended care available. We have found that full-day camps better meet the needs of working parents in our community. Plus, full-day camps offer campers more time to engage with science inquiry and develop friendships with their peers this summer!

A:   We love hosting educational programming for early learners at Eugene Science Center. However, we simply don’t have the space to offer pre-K camps this summer.

A:   Yes! Summer Camp volunteers must complete an application, background or reference check, and an in-person training before volunteering. If you are a parent interested in volunteering while your child attends camp, you cannot volunteer for your child’s group but can help with a different age group or work behind the scenes. Learn more about volunteer opportunities here.

A:   We do our best to meet the needs of every young scientist who wants to attend our camps. However, some needs may be beyond our capacity to meet. To discuss your child’s needs, please contact our Education Director at [email protected] or 541-682-7892.

A:   We are hoping to be able to offer partial and full scholarships this summer. Stay tuned for more information!

A: Yes! We offer single-day workshops during Winter Break, Spring Break, and most No-School-Days. Visit the school break workshop page for details and registration.

A: Camps for 1st-2nd graders and 3rd-5th graders are capped at 12 children. Camps for 6th-8th graders are capped at 10 children.

A: If you are claiming child care expenses for your tax return, our EIN is 93-0688763.

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