Mad Science of St. Louis

Does your child dream of being a scientist? Robotics engineer? Secret agent? Mad Science provides fun, hands-on science camps for ages 5 to 12 at locations across the St. Louis metro area that will spark your child's imagination this summer! Mad Science of St. Louis offers more than 35 week-long camps that allow your child to touch, see, hear, smell and taste what science is really all about. This hands-on approach not only teaches children about the wonderful world of science, it also gets them excited about applying scientific concepts to real-life situations.

Our exciting 2018 camps include:

Mad Inventors Camp
Red Hot Robots
Earth, Space and Beyond
Secret Agent Lab
Mad Science Rocketry Camp
 
Your child will have so much fun they'll forget they're learning!

One-week camps are held at community centers, parks and schools across the St. Louis metro area, including The Lodge Des Peres, Center of Clayton, Queeny Park, Saint Louis University, Rose Acres Elementary in Maryland Heights, Faust Park, Manchester Parks & Rec, New City School, Conway Elementary in Ladue, Southwestern Illinois College in Belleville, YMCA in Edwardsville and more. Sibling discounts are available for some camps. 

Camps fill up fast so sign up now! Easy Online Registration!

 

Extended Care Available
Camp Weeks
  • May 29 - June 1
  • June 4 - 8
  • June 11 - 15
  • June 18 - 22
  • June 25 - 29
  • July 2 - 6
  • July 9 - 13
  • July 16 - 20
  • July 23 - 27
  • July 30 - August 3
  • August 6 - 10
  • August 13 - 17
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Boo at the Zoo Nights
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Thursday, October 18, 2018

Explore the St. Louis Zoo after dark during special Boo at the Zoo Nights. This non-scary celebration is designed just for kids and families, and costumes are encouraged.

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Tuesday Tails
Tuesday, November 6, 2018
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Visit the Animal Protective Association (APA) of Missouri for a free story time for preschoolers and help foster their love of animals.

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Parent & Me Pony Rides, Crafts and Farm Animal Experience
Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Parents! Bring your little ones for this fun parent & me activity at Castlewood Stables. You'll participate in pony rides, equestrian interactions, enjoy a farm animal petting area and a craft session. Activities will be held rain or shine in an indoor facility. During October, this event will be Halloween-themed, and kids are welcome to wear costumes (as long as they won't get in the way of them riding a horse).

 

 

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Balloon Twisting Workshop
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Saturday, October 27, 2018

Kids can bring out their inner sculptors and learn how to twist the basic balloon dog, a simple balloon hat, a huge octopus and more at this free workshop led by the pros at Circus Kaput. 

 

 

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