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STEAM Summer Camp

Spectrum Science and Art Camp spark children’s curiosity, discovery, and creativity through our outdoor playground and garden and indoor STEAM Lab environment. Children embark on weekly exploration of STEAM topics, participate in fun hands-on experiences, and create personalized projects.


BEST SUMMER CAMP 2023, 2022 & 2021
BEST CHILD CARE2023, 2022 & 2021

On-Site Weekly Sessions

3 days | 4 days | 5 days per week

  • Age 18 mo - Age 3: 9:00am-1:00pm | 9:00am-3:00pm (Monday-Friday)
  • Age 4 - Age 9:         9:00am - 1:00pm | 9:00am - 3:00pm per day
  • Extended Hours:    3:00pm - 4:00pm per day (Monday - Thursday)

STEAM Summer Camp Topics

  • 1. June 26 - June 28 (3 DAYS)
    Living Machines: Human Anatomy & Biomechanics

    Young physiologists discover how human bodies are living machines and how the organs work hard to keep us alive! Discover mind-blowing similarities and differences in organ systems and biomechanics between humans and wild animals. Explore the brain, white blood cells, digestive enzymes, blood pressure, and the skeleton through hands-on projects designed to make learning about the human body fun and exciting.

  • 2. July 1 - July 3 (3 DAYS)
    Modern Marvels: Renewable Energy & Engineering

    Young physicists study electric, magnetic, and solar power and explore the importance of energy in our lives with a special focus on sustainable and renewable energy. Children learn the process of engineering and recreate some of the coolest inventions that forever changed the world. Channel your inner engineer; imagine, design, play, and make in Spectrum’s makerspace.

  • 3. July 8 - July 12
    Mad Science: Chemistry & Experimentation

    Young chemists discover the basic principles of energy and matter and witness them in action. Children are introduced to the scientific method, and use it to observe, question, wonder, discuss, and engage in fun experiments. Mix (safe) acids and bases and create crazy chemical reactions that pop, fizz, and glow in the dark using beakers, test tubes, and chemist tools.

  • 4. July 15 - July 19
    Backyard Science: Nature Exploration & Living Things

    Young naturalists explore the local flora and fauna of Port Washington’s trails and Spectrum’s lush garden and playground. Children embark on nature walks in search of diverse wildlife hidden in Port. Collect live samples, investigate their findings with professional science equipment, and learn to appreciate the great outdoors.

    *Parental permission is required for children age 4 - age 9 to be escorted on local nature walks.

  • 5. July 22 - July 26
    Wild World: Animal Science & Ecology

    Young wildlife biologists explore vertebrates and invertebrates! Children learn animal classifications and investigate the major similarities and differences between wildlife creatures such as grasshoppers and squids, and mammals and amphibians through hands-on science lab exploration and dissections.

  • 6. July 29 - August 2
    Triassic Park: Dinosaurs & Paleontology

    Young paleontologists explore prehistoric times when dinosaurs roamed the earth. Children investigate when, where, and how dinosaurs lived. Children will discover amazing facts about these “terrible lizards,” recreate our favorite Mesozoic era, excavate fossils, and answer the age-old question if dinosaurs really are extinct.

  • 7. August 5 - August 9
    Space Explorers: Astronomy & Cosmology

    Young cosmologists blast off into the cosmos and explore the fascinating mysteries of outer space. Children discover how galaxies are formed, how stars are born, and why nothing can escape black holes. Explore the planets of our solar system, map-out constellations, and recreate NASA’s greatest inventions.

  • 8. August 12 - August 16
    Around the World: Pop Culture & Fashion

    Young adventurers travel around the world and immerse themselves in diverse cultures of multiple countries. Children explore and learn unique fashion trends and pop culture from around the globe. Interpret global fashion and lifestyle trends and design multimedia presentations and products using fabrics, accessories, and more.

  • 9. August 19 - August 23
    Hidden Beauty: Math, Art, & Nature

    Young mathematicians explore the astonishing connections between geometry, art, and nature. Discover how simple mathematics designs visually stunning works of art found in museums and the great outdoors. Children use basic math concepts like patterns and symmetry to create visual masterpieces, intricate wooden structures, tie-dyed T-shirts, and more.

  • 10. August 26 - August 30
    Artist Series: Visual Arts & Sculpting

    Young artists explore the cutting-edge intersection between art, media, and culture. Children learn about esteemed artists such as Picasso, Piaget, Dali and their renowned artistic styles and techniques. Children demonstrate their newfound knowledge by creating works of art inspired by these famous artists.

FUN outdoor playground with music, movement, sprinklers, sand and water exploration, fruit and vegetable garden, picnics, natural snow cones, and more!


Summer Camp Registration Form

If you have questions, please email or call 516-883-8035.

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