Just because school is on a break doesn’t mean the learning has to stop!
Orlando Science Center hosts break camps when Orange County Public Schools or Seminole County Public Schools are out of session for teacher work days and holiday breaks including winter and spring break.
Engaging break camps give children a productive and fun way to spend their time off from school with a chance to learn more about STEM in an exciting, interactive environment. Campers will explore a variety of hands-on science topics in a classroom setting and outdoors!
*Preschool is a DCF licensed center C09OR0729.
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2021-2022 Break Camp Dates
K-2: Pet Vets
What do you do when an alligator has a toothache? Can dogs see in color? When our furry (and scaly) friends get sick, the veterinarian is there to make them feel better. Spend some time in vet school and get hands-on experience caring for your favorite animals!
3-5: Superhero Science
Push yourself to soar higher, go further, and be faster as we plunge into the science behind your favorite super heroes! Harness the power of the elements and race to super speeds while working as a team to overcome obstacles. It’s the science behind super powers!
K-2: Jr. Astronauts
Strap in for a journey to the Sun, Moon and the amazing planets that call our solar system home! Train like an astronaut and plan your mission before you touch down on the rocky red surface of Mars.
3-5: Ready, Set, Create!
Join us at the intersection of creativity and technology as we prepare for our newest exhibit, Design Zone, and turn our camp into a Maker Space! Explore what being a maker is all about as we plan out, test, and create projects like wearable technology and 3D doodles. If you can dream it, you can design it!
K-2: Spy Kids Inc.
Calling all secret agents! Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to learn about the world of spy gadgetry! Swap coded messages with your fellow agents and crack the secret to the super spy training course while exploring the science and technology that help make secret agents successful.
3-5: Wizards 101
Your letter has arrived! Journey to your favorite wizarding camp as we play with the physics of flight and brew chemical potions that will ensnare the senses. Join us as we explore the science behind the magic!
K-2: Dig In! with Dino Dana
They stomp, they roar, and they're back for more! Team up with Dino Dana to find the clues our fossilized friends left for us. Embark on a journey of Jurassic proportions as we dig up discoveries and hatch our very own dino eggs!
3-5: Our World of Minecraft
Obsessed with the world of Minecraft? Bring it to life one block at a time while defending your creation from Creepers. We’ll explore gravity and test how the physics of this compelling game compares to the world around us. Minecraft is a registered trademark of MOJANG SYNERGIES AB, which does not sponsor, authorize or endorse this site.
K-2: STEM with Friends
Follow the adventures of Rosie Revere, Engineer and friends as we explore what it means to work as a team! We'll use our engineering powers to build and test tall towers and create fabulous flying machines. Friends who STEM together, stay together! Rosie Revere, Engineer is a picture book written by Andrea Beaty, illustrated by David Roberts, and published by Abrams Books for Young Readers, which does not sponsor, authorize or endorse this site.
3-5: Fairground Physics
From spinning rides to giant slides, explore the forces behind some of our favorite attractions as we collaborate to design and create our own themed fairground. If you build it, they will come!
K-2: Frozen in Florida
Do you want to build a snowman...in Florida? Join us for a day of frozen fun as we learn about heat and cold, play with polysnow and freeze liquid in an instant! You’ll have “snow” much fun at this brrrrrreak camp!
3-5: Slime Time!
What time is it? Slime time! Explore the chemistry behind these gooey solutions as we spend the day becoming slime masters.
K-2: Ocean Explorers
Put on your scuba gear and dive deep into the underwater world of the ocean. Travel on the East Australian Current with a bale of sea turtles and measure a Blue Whale. From jellyfish that light up to underwater volcanoes; you’ll never guess what we’ll find under the sea!
3-5: Space Madness
Are you mad for Space Science? Are you curious about the cosmos? Ever wonder how our Sun provides energy for living things on Earth or why we can’t live on Venus? Then this camp is for you! Explore the answers to these questions and more as we learn about our place in Space.
K-2: Pokemon Evolve
Are you ready to complete your own Pokédex? Explore the amazing animals and environments that are the inspiration for Pokémon. Master the skills you’ll need to create your own fantastic creatures and catch ‘em all! Pokémon is a registered trademark of Nintendo, which does not sponsor, authorize or endorse this site.
3-5: Robot Revolution
Bring Robots to life! With LEGO Mindstorm and VEX Robotics, we’ll learn the basics of robotic design and programming, then put our robots to work performing tasks and solving problems. LEGO is a registered trademark of the LEGO Group of companies which does not sponsor, authorize, or endorse this site. VEX and VEX Robotics are trademarks or service marks of Innovation First International, INC. which does not sponsor, authorize or endorse this site.
K-2: Who Loves Robots? We Do!
Test your STEM skills by building a chomping alligator or a friendly rover from LEGO Education WeDo®️ robotics! Discover the basic principles of robotics by putting gears, levers and wheels to work. LEGO is a registered trademark of the LEGO Group of companies which does not sponsor, authorize or endorse this site.
3-5: Eco Adventurers
What makes a bird's beak so unique? What do the largest living things like to eat? Whether it's a dry desert, green grasslands, or even a local lake - life is all around! Explore some of nature's best kept secrets and discover how we can work together to protect them!
2021-2022 Break Camp Pricing
Break camps run from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
*Preschool camps are available only for 5-day breaks. Preschool is a DCF licensed center C09OR0729.
IMPORTANT: You must have an active membership before proceeding to the registration site. The expiration date must be valid through the date of the camp being purchased. A membership number is required at time of booking. If you purchased a new membership online, see your email confirmation for your temporary membership number.