Mad Science- Take a Bite out of Science!
Price: Resident $86/Non-Resident $91
Dates: Tuesdays, 4/23/19 - 6/4/19
Times: 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: BCES- Auxiliary Art Room
Have your parents ever told you that you have a big appetite? If so, then we invite you to “Take a Bite Out of Science” in this indulging afterschool program that will satiate your curiosity! In this sampler “course” children unravel the mystery of chemistry and watch crystals form in a water glass, experiment with hovercrafts, build and take-home Technicolor Blenders to demonstrate Newton’s color wheel invention. Grab your ticket to the stars, watch stardust burn, and investigate the sky with your own pocket sky map. Walk in the shoes of a detective and examine fingerprints, mystery powders, ink samples, and teeth impressions. Get bug eyed with an Insect-A-Vision take home that gives you an insect’s point of view. Whether you like your science savory, spicy, or sweet, this class is sure to satisfy all your curious appetite.
Mad Science Camp- Super Duper Science Sampler Camp!
Price: Resident $255/Non-Resident $270
Dates: Monday, 8/5 - Friday, 8/9
Times: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location: Buxton Town Hall
For the camper who wants to try it all this Mad Lab variety camp is for you! This camp has Mad Science’s coolest bits and pieces that will make you go scientifically bonkers! It’s one of our new favorites with fast paced experiments one after another in topics like Laser Light, Electricity, Power and Energy, Che-mystery, and Magnets! Experience FIZZ”-ical Phenomena by stirring up some crazy concoctions, create cool gases, electroplate coins, and make crystals. Dive into electricity by experimenting with Squishy Circuits and mini Van De Graff sticks. Learn about power and energy by building chemical batteries and solar powered devices. Use lasers to send music across the room and print 3d Holograms. Learn the magic behind magnets by building speakers, levitating magnets, and making magnetic putty. In this camp, you will certainly become a certified “Mad” Scientist! It’s a camp so great it’s Super-Duper!
Parents/guardians may drop off their child/children as early as 8:45am. Pick-up is at 3pm. If a parent/guardian is more than 10 minutes late to pick up a child, a late pick up fee will be charged at $1/minute. For more information about Mad Science Camps, go to www.maine.madscience.org or call 207-878-2222. For information about registration, contact Buxton Recreation at 207-929-8381.