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STEAM Summer Camp

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



On-Site Weekly Sessions

  • Days: 3 days | 4 days | 5 days per week
  • Sessions: 9:00am - 1:00pm | 9:00am - 3:00pm
  • Extended Hours: 8:30am-9:00am | 3:00pm-3:30pm per day
  • Ages: Age 2 - Age 12 (separate groups)
  • *Age 2 - Age 3 children are encouraged to be potty trained.

STEAM Summer Camp Topics

  • June 27 - July 1                     World Travelers: Culture, Architecture & Fashion

    Young adventurers imagine traveling internationally overseas, and emerge themselves in different countries and cultures. Children explore famous landmarks, culturally diverse fashion trends and lifestyles from around the globe. Along the way, we’ll build Paris’ Eiffel Tower, design Tokyo’s cool and unusual hotels, fabricate Milan’s fashion trends, and more!

  • July 5 - 8 (4 DAYS)                 Design. Make. Innovate.: Inventing & Engineering

    Young inventors research the different types of engineering behind the world’s coolest inventions from the stone age to the digital age. Children channel their inner engineer to imagine, design, tinker, and play in Spectrum’s makerspace. Along the way, we’ll explore how the brightest engineers think and recreate some of the coolest inventions that forever changed the world!

  • July 11 - July 15                     Mad Science: Simple Chemistry & Experiments

    Young chemists create a mad scientist lab, learn how to use professional lab tools, science materials, and safe chemicals to bring out their inner mad scientist. Along the way, we’ll explore the scientific method, experiment with crazy chemical reactions, and engage in fun experiments that defy the laws of science!

  • July 18 - July 22                     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. Along the way, we’ll collect live samples, investigate our findings with professional science equipment, and learn to appreciate the great outdoors!

    *Parental permission is required for children to be taken on local nature walks.

  • July 25 - July 29                     Underwater Explorers: Oceanography

    Young marine biologists dive into the cool waters of the open ocean in search of Earth’s most bizarre creatures. Children explore the ocean’s five zones and discover different exotic sea creatures that live in each. Along the way, we’ll investigate how these organisms have evolved to survive life underwater!

  • August 1 - August 5              Wild Earth: Ecology & Zoology

    Young ecologists explore planet Earth’s biomes and examine the diversity of animal and plant life that thrive in rain forests, taigas, deserts, tundra, and grasslands. Children investigate the intricate relationships between animals and their natural habitats, and discover how the need for survival drives animals to adapt in wild ways!

  • August 8 - August 12            Dino-Might: Dinosaurs & Paleontology

    Young paleontologists explore prehistoric times when dinosaurs roamed the earth. Children investigate when, where, and how dinosaurs lived. Along the way, we’ll 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!

  • August 15 - August 19          Outer Space: Astronomy & Cosmology

    Young cosmologists blast off 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. Along the way, we’ll explore the planets of our solar system, map-out constellations, and recreate NASA’s greatest inventions, and more!

  • August 22 - August 26          Natural Beauty: Visual Arts & Geometry

    Young artists investigate how mathematics creates the beauty found in art and nature. Children use numbers, shapes, and patterns to create stunning works of art. Along the way, we will discover the mind blowing connections between mathematics, art, and nature to create unique masterpieces, tie-dyed T-shirts, and more!

Enjoy our outdoor playground with music, movement, sprinklers, sand and water exploration, fruit and vegetable garden, picnic, natural snow cones, and more!


Summer Camp Registration Form

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

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