Activities

2018

Weekly Workshops and Day Camps

Each week, students take part in a new investigative adventure by:

  • • Going on field trips
  • • Observing and taking notes
  • • Collecting samples
  • • Analyzing materials and samples in a laboratory setting
  • • Asking questions
  • • Investigating nature and natural phenomena
  • • Arriving at conclusions about science and the world in which they live
  • • Exploring an independent scientific theme each week
  • • Building their inquisitive skills based on assignments adapted to them
  • Bring: Snacks, water bottle, sunscreen, hat. Wear: comfortable/breathable play clothes and closed-toe shoes.

Summer Camps

June 12th – June 15th from 9am – 12:30pm

Young Naturalists in Training Camp

Carmichael Presbyterian Church

Cost: $120/child + $25 material fee/child

During this 4 day camp, your child will explore the wonders of nature all around us, learning techniques used by real field scientists. Each day will be a new discovery that will develop the best scientific skills ever: imagination and curiosity. On the last day, we will meet at Banister Park and go for a hike of exploration on the American River Parkway*. *Drop off and Pick Up for June 15th is at Banister Park.

June 18th – June 22nd from from 1:00 pm– 4:00pm

Young Chemists in Training Camp

Carmichael Presbyterian Church

Cost: $140/child + $25 material fee/child

During this 5- day camp, your child will explore the exciting world of Chemistry. Each day we will conduct a different experiment and have loads of fun with Science! Do you like to see things FIZZ and REACT? Can you remove an eggshell without breaking it? Sign up for training and experience the awe of science! No magic trick, just chemistry!

July 9th – July 13th from 9am – 12:30pm

Investigation Camp

Carmichael Presbyterian Church

Cost: $140/child + $25 material fee/child

During this 5 day camp, your child will learn the skills of an investigative scientist. We will: test blood type, learn how to interpret secret messages with invisible ink, discover what was on the menu of an owl, and extract DNA from different fruit. On the last day, each child will think of something to investigate using all that they’ve learned.

Students can register for one or more weeks according to their needs or availability. Space is limited, so reserve your spot ASAP!

YSciT - Young Scientists in Training does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations.