——————————————————————-At the Big Thinkers Summer Camp, we introduce students to the awesome world of science in a fun and exciting way! Our camp day is upbeat and active as we explore cool science phenomena through awesome demonstrations, innovative experiments, outdoor activities, and hands-on explorations. Have you ever had an “aha” moment? A moment where you “figured it out”? Big Thinkers camp is full of “aha” moments! Our campers get fully immersed in the science learning and witness firsthand how science is an important part of our daily lives!
Big Thinker’s Camp Facts
- Big Thinkers camp is for rising Kindergarten through 5th graders.
- The full camp day is 9am-4pm (most locations).*
- Before-care (8-9am) and after-care (4-6pm).*
- We provide a snack and drink everyday for each camper.
- 12:1 Student to teacher ratio.
- Free Big Thinkers T-shirt if you register by May 31st.*
- Our camp has 8 exciting themes to choose from this summer.
- Please dress your camper comfortably for exploration and experimentation!
*Some details may vary. Please check the individual location page for complete information.
Summer Camp Themes
Gadgets & Gizmos
Chem Lab Extreme
Rockets & Sprockets
Big Thinkers’ LEGO® WeDo™ Robotics (NEW)
Designed for campers, the WeDo™ Robotics program introduces campers to robot design and programming utilizing basic machine principles to create robots capable of performing simple tasks. This is a very simple building and programming camp geared toward LEGO® fans. Join us as we build awesome LEGO® animals such as lions, alligators, monkeys. Use your imagination to create a robotic soccer player and goalie! Using laptops and very simple drag and drop icons, campers will program their models to move or make noises. We are very excited about the combination of Big Thinkers Science and LEGO® Education! Here we go!
Prerequisite: No robotics or programming experience is necessary.
Equipment provided: LEGO® WeDo™ Robotics Construction Sets and LEGO® WeDo™ Software v.1.2.
Big Thinkers’ LEGO® WeDo™ Robotics Advanced / Free Build (NEW)
Designed for students who have attended the Big Thinkers’ LEGO® WeDo™ Robotics camp, campers will explore and learn more advanced LEGO® WeDo™ concepts. Exploration, imagination and skill development are the focus of this camp! Campers choose a theme, and develop robots that support their chosen theme. Themes could include (but not limited to) robots in the movies or space, dinosaurs or underwater robots, etc. The Big Thinkers are ready for whatever your little scientist can conjure up!
Equipment provided: LEGO® WeDo™ Robotics Construction Sets and Software v.1.2 and LEGO® WeDo™ Resource Set and Activity Pack.
Prerequisite: Big Thinkers’ LEGO® WeDo™ Robotics (or equivalent experience).
Note: Big Thinkers’ LEGO® WeDo™ Robotics is an introduction to robotics, while Big Thinkers’ LEGO® WeDo™ Robotics Advanced offers a basic introduction plus further exploration of additional concepts.
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Jun 20 – Chem Lab Extreme
Jul 5 – Lego Robotics
Jul 18 – Rockets & Sprockets
Jul 25 – Gadgets & Gizmos