Science Center Hosting Spring Break Camps

By Heather Hubbs, Reporter

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa - The Cedar Rapids Science Center is inviting kids to learn while they play over spring break.

The Science Center is hosting three different one-day camps, and parents can sign their kids up for one, two, or all three camps. The hands-on camps are open to all students in first through fourth grades.

Two sessions are being to accommodate different school district calendars.. The first session is March 18-20, and the second is March 25-27. Morning camp will take place from 9 am to noon and the afternoon camp will be from 1 to 4 p.m. Campers can participate in half day ($20) or full day sessions ($35) in addition, the science center offers before and after care services.

On Monday of each week, the Science Center hosts a "Games On" camp, where kids will learn math and science skills by playing games, and designing their own board game. On Tuesdays, kids will experiment with items found in the kitchen cabinet at "Kitchen Chemistry" camp. And on Wednesday,s it's "Rocks and Minerals" camp, where kids will learn about geology and create a few projects of their own to take home.

You can register your child for camp by contacting the Cedar Rapids Science Center or visiting their website. The deadline to register is March 1.
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