logo camp

General Information
Descriptions
Registration Info
Cancellations
Snacks and Lunch
Check-In
Pick Up & Drop Off
Registration Form

CI Pic

June 11-15, 2018 - 9am-3:30pm
Camp Invention (K-6)

SE Pic

July 9-13, 2018 - 9am-3:30pm
STEM Adventures (3-5)

JE Pic

July 23-27, 2018 - 9am-3:30pm
Junior Explorers (K-2)

   

horiz bar

RPSEC Logo

horiz bar

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


General Information

Location
Discovery Camps take place at the Ruth Patrick Science Education Center and have included other learning venues like Riverbanks Zoo, Hitchcock Woods, SC Aquarium, Lake Thurmond, the Audubon Center, Augusta Canal and Interpretive Center, and many more.

Ages
Classes are available for students in Grades K-6.

Times
Times vary depending on the camp.

Dates
Different Dates in Summer

Cost:
Camp Invention • $225 per child • 9am-3:30pm
STEM Adventures• $200 per child • 9am-3:30pm
Junior Explorers • $200 per child • 9am-3:30pm


Before and After Care:

CAMP INVENTION:
An Extended Camp experience is being provided to accommodate working families. Extended Camp hours are 7:30 AM to 5:30 PM and will cost an additional $80 per week. To sign up please select the Extended Camp option during checkout.

STEM ADVENTURES AND JUNIOR EXPLORERS:
An Extended Camp experience is being provided to accommodate working families. Extended Camp hours are 7:30 AM to 5:30 PM
Before Care (7:30am-9am) - $5 per child per day
After Care (3:30pm-5:30pm) - $5 per child per day

BACK TO TOP

 

 

 

 

 

 

Schedule and Descriptions

2018 SUMMER DISCOVERY CAMPS

Camp Invention
June 11-15, 2018 • 9:00am-3:30pm
(extended hours available)
Rising K-6
$225.00 per child

Register by 3/23 to save $25 or
save $15 by registering before 5/4.

Invent the future today! Camp Invention’s all-new summer program, Fast Forward, allows children in grades K-6 to turn their wildest dreams into a reality. Campers will create a vehicle of the future, design a mechanical robot dog, build futuristic dream homes, and make dinos dance using wind-up gearboxes! Local educators lead the week of fun, hands-on, STEM activities that encourage children to think big, explore their curiosity, and never give up.

Visit campinvention.org or call 800.968.4332 to register.
Use promo code Ideas25 to save $25 (expires 3/23)
and Ideas15 to save $15 (expires 5/4).

Visit http://rpsec.usca.edu/campinvention/ for more information.


BACK TO TOP

magnifier
little

STEM Adventures
July 9-13, 2018 • 9:00am-3:30pm
(extended hours available)
Rising 3-5
$200.00 per child
Register by 3/23 to save $25 or
save $15 by registering before 5/4.

Discover the world of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math while having a blast!

Students will conduct investigations through explorations and discoveries onsite and offsite at investigation destinations like Phinizy Swamp, the Augusta Canal and the Riverbanks Zoo. Learn from STEM professionals while creating lasting memories with your friends. From robotics to rockets each day will be a new adventure.

BACK TO TOP

Junior Explorers
July 23-27, 2018 • 9:00am-3:30pm
(extended hours available)
Rising K-2
$200.00 per child
Register by 3/23 to save $25 or
save $15 by registering before 5/4.

Become a junior explorer at this fun-filled camp with interactive, hands-on individual and group activities. Each day will bring exciting adventures as students explore STEM related topics. We will enjoy engaging story times, creative craft projects, guided outdoor hikes, and up-close animal interactions. Investigation destinations include Hitchcock Woods and the DuPont Planetarium.


BACK TO TOP

JE pic

 

BACK TO TOP

 

 

Registration

CAMP INVENTION: Must Register @ http://campinvention.org or by calling 800-968-4332.

STEM Adventures and Junior Explorers:

2018 Camp Registration Form

By Mail
Complete a separate registration form for each camper. Send the registration form and payment info to:

Ruth Patrick Science Education Center
Attn: Discovery Camps
471 University Pkwy.
Aiken, SC 29801

By Fax
Complete a separate registration form for each camper. Fax the registration form to (803) 641-3615.

*There is a $35 service charge on all returned checks.

 

BACK TO TOP

Policies

Cancellations
Camp Invention
(Please refer to the Camp Invention cancellation policies)
STEM Adventurers and Junior Explorers
Cancellations must be made two weeks in advance. No cash refunds will be issued. A refund check (minus a $10 cancellation fee) will be processed.
In the event that a camp is cancelled by the Ruth Patrick Science Education Center, we will refund your
money as a refund check.

Food

Snacks and Lunch will NOT be provided by the Ruth Patrick Science Education Center. Campers must bring their own snacks and lunch. Snack and lunch breaks are supervised by Science Center educators.

Camp Check-In
All campers must check in and out with a parent or guardian daily. Any pick-up or drop-off changes should be turned in at that time.

Pick-Up
A parent or legal guardian must pick up children at the end of each program. Children will not be allowed to meet parents outside of the pick-up area. To ensure the safety of campers, we require advance written notice when anyone other than a parent or legal guardian will be picking up campers after the programs.

Parking
Short term parking is available in the parking lot in front of the RPSEC.

For directions and general information about the Science Center, visit our main Web site at http://rpsec.usca.edu/ or call (803) 641-3313.

Questions?
Call us at (803) 641-3313

E-mail us at RPSEC@usca.edu

BACK TO TOP