Camps & Classes

Learn more about our science-based camps for all ages, tinkering family workshops, and our special programs with the Scouts.

Family Workshops

Come build and create with us!

Our workshops, designed and facilitated by our team of expert educators, invite children and their parents or caregivers to fun, challenging, hands-on activities with technology and digital innovation. Our Tinkering Workshops are a good place for you and your child ages six and up to develop problem-solving skills, use technological tools, and become critical thinkers

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Summer Camp

EXPLORE summer camp 2020!

What could be better than a summer that's bigger than just fun? Our science-themed camps give your child the chance to play and learn. With 84 acres of hands-on learning, your child will build, explore, climb, and have a blast!

Preview our Summer Camps


Track Out Camps

Day Camps

Spring Break Camp

Scouts Programs

Homeschool Program

The Museum of Life and Science offers a variety of classes for homeschooled students. Through these classes, we foster curiosity in the world around us and the use of science as a tool for exploring that world. Topics rotate and include Nature Exploration, Biology, and more!

Download the full class schedule

Questions? Call 919.220.5429 (x352) or email bjorn.hennings@lifeandscience.org

Camp Resources

  • Purchase Box Lunches:
    Box lunches are available for all Museum camps. Additions can be made during registration, or by calling our Reservations Office at (919) 220-5420 ext. 313.
  • Appropriate Ages:
    Four-year-olds much reach their 4th birthday by the first day of the camp you've registered for (proof of age may be required). All campers must be potty trained and able to use the bathroom independently prior to starting camp.
  • Day Camp, Track Out Camp, and Spring Break Schedule Changes:
    Once your registration has been processed, all changes must be made 7 days in advance of the camp starting date for a refund. A $30.00 fee will be charged for all changes.
  • Summer Camp Schedule Changes:
    The Museum can grant refunds for canceled camp sessions only up to and including May 23, 2019. No refunds will be issued after this date. Changes to individual camp sessions may be made up to two weeks before a session starts as available. Refunds and changes will incur a $30.00 fee per camp session.
  • Extenuating Circumstances:
    The Museum reserves the right to cancel a program one week before the start of the session due to insufficient registration, inclement weather, or other extenuating circumstances. In this instance, participants will receive a full refund. Please allow 7-10 business days to process a refund.
  • Clothing, Shoes, and Snacks:
    Please dress your child in comfortable clothing and closed-toe shoes for indoor and outdoor Museum exploration. Please send your child with a morning and afternoon snack, lunch, water bottle, and an extra change of clothes.

Questions?

Call 919.220.5429 x313 for questions or assistance in registering for our programs. For more information, email us at reservations@ncmls.org.

Members receive UNLIMITED admission all year long!