Elizabeth City, NC---Port Discover offers two hands-on science camps this summer!
“Sensational Science”, June 21 – 25, is Port Discover’s Summer Science Camp for 8—12-year-olds. Young scientists will explore a different field of science each day. From microbiology, animal science, and water quality testing, to aviation and space, technology, and engineering, there will be something new everyday. Hands-on exploration, interaction with working scientists, and local field trips will be highlighted. Camp hours are 8:30 am — 12 noon. Early registration is $95; $105 after June 4. Registration includes camp T-shirt.
For the 5 – 7 year-old scientists will investigate, explore, and create, Port Discover offers Discovery Days, June 28—30. Children will use colors to explore the world of colorific chemistry, explore wacky weather as they look at forces, pressure and motion, and examine amazing bugs from water-loving ants to lady bug eyes. Camp hours are 9:00 am – 12 noon. Early registration is $65; $75 after June 4. Registration includes camp T-shirt.
Summer camp registration forms are available at Port Discover or on the website at www.portdiscover.org. Port Discover is located at 611 E. Main Street, Elizabeth City, North Carolina. Port Discover’s hours are Tuesday through Friday, 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm and Saturday from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm. Programs can be arranged at other times for special groups. For more information call 252-338-6117 or visit www.portdiscover.org.
Port Discover is a community-based, non-profit organization, established to enhance the public’s understanding and enjoyment of science through engaging programs, activities, and exhibits. Elizabeth City State University along with the Elizabeth City Area Chamber of Commerce initiated the project that has attracted broad community support, including Elizabeth City Morning Rotary, College of the Albemarle, Albemarle Hospital, Museum of the Albemarle, Elizabeth City Area Convention and Visitors Bureau, and Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Public Schools. Port Discover is also a member of the NC Grassroots Science Museum Collaborative.