Summer Science Youth Camps

at Saint Francis University

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    Summer Science Youth Camps


    Grades 1-3 (Grade as of Fall of 2015)
    • Adventures in Chemistry I:
    • Dates:  Tuesday, July 14 - Thursday, July 16, 2015
    • Time:  9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
    • For:  Girls and Boys entering grades 1-3 in Fall 2015
    • Description: Girls and Boys entering grades 1-3 in Fall 2015 Description: Welcome to Adventures in Chemistry! During this three day camp, students grades 1-3 will get the opportunity to explore the sciences through various small scale instructor supervised experiments. These experiments include making silly putty, discovering the harmful effects of oil spills, exploring static electricity and the Van de Graff generator, making our very own ice cream from liquid nitrogen, and many more exciting activities!
    • Program Fee: $105
    Grades 4-6 (Grade as of Fall of 2015)
    • Exploring the Sciences
    • Dates:  Tuesday, July 14 - Thursday, July 16, 2015
    • Time:  9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
    • For:  Girls and Boys entering grades 4-6 in Fall 2015
    • Description: During this week we will investigate numerous types of science including but not limited to anatomy, zoology, physics and engineering. This camp is set up to help gain a better understanding of how science is around us in our daily lives.  By the end of the week, we will hopefully have inspired the students to pursue their interests in science and turn it into a career choice down the road.  It will be a creative, fun-filled week that will open young minds to multiple disciplines of science.
    • Program Fee: $105
    Grades 6-8 (Grade as of Fall of 2015)  
    • 3D Printing World
    • Dates: Monday, July 20 – Wednesday, July 22, 2015 
    • Time: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
    • For: Girls and Boys entering grades 6-8 in Fall 2015
    • Description: In this camp children learn how to use various computer programs to create 3D object. By the end of the camp, children will bring their creations to life using 3D printers. During our camp children will discover that the only limit to what can be printed is the limit of imagination.
    • Program Fee:  $120


    Register Here 

    Space is limited. Registrations are accepted until the chosen camp's start date.  

    Complete the online registration form (by clicking "register here" above, or click here) to register your child for one of Summer Science Youth Camps listed above. Print the confirmation email and mail it (if time permitting) with your payment. Alternatively, you can bring the completed form and the payment to the first day of the camp. Checks can be made payable to Saint Francis University. We do not accept credit cards at this time. Mail your registration form and payment to:
    SFU Science Outreach Center
    Summer Science Youth Camps
    117 Evergreen Drive
    Loretto, PA  15940


    Contact us at or by calling (814) 472-3878.