Camps for children entering SECOND OR THIRD GRADE

Information applies to: UNC | RTP

PLEASE NOTE: Camp spaces are assigned to campers in the order that the registration is received. Morehead's online registration system provides real-time status updates that show the spaces remaining in each camp as you register.


Brain Power

Chapel Hill Site
June 30-July 3, 9 a.m.-12 noon
July 21-25, 9 a.m.-12 noon
July 21-25, 1-4 p.m.
Aug. 11-15, 9 a.m.-12 noon
Aug. 11-15, 1-4 p.m.

Your brain is your boss. Learn why as you journey inside the body’s command center. Optical illusions, mazes and even ice cream sundaes will help demonstrate how the brain controls senses, actions, thoughts and moods. Along the way, discover how to boost your brain power!

Creative Concoctions

Chapel Hill Site only
June 23-27, 9 a.m.-12 noon
June 23-27, 1-4 p.m.
July 14-18, 9 a.m.-12 noon
July 14-18, 1 p.m.-4 p.m.
Aug. 4-8, 9 a.m.-12 noon
Aug. 4-8, 1-4 p.m.

RTP Site
July 7-11 (a.m.) bundled with LABracadabra (p.m.)
July 21-25 (a.m.) bundled with LABracadabra (p.m.)

What concoctions can you create? Assess the effectiveness of your homemade toothpaste, learn about polymers by making glue and taste-test your cola recipe. Develop a product to be the best possible and create clever advertisements to support it. This camp is great fun for young scientists and entrepreneurs!

LABracadabra

Chapel Hill Site
June 23-27, 9 a.m.-12 noon
June 23-27, 1-4 p.m.
July 14-18, 9 a.m.-12 noon
July 14-18, 1 p.m.-4 p.m.
Aug. 4-8, 9 a.m.-12 noon
Aug. 4-8, 1-4 p.m.

RTP Site
July 7-11 (p.m.) bundled with Creative Concoctions (a.m.)
July 21-25 (p.m.) bundled with Creative Concoctions (a.m.)

Harness your inner wizard or magician as we explore the science of magic! Can you make water disappear? Or metal float? Learn the science behind amazing tricks and illusions and put your knowledge to the test as you prepare a science magic show. You’re on your way to being a Morehead magician as fast as you can say, “LABracadabra!”

Magic Tree House® Researchers

Chapel Hill Site
June 16-20, 9 a.m.-12 noon
June 16-20, 1-4 p.m.
July 7-11, 9 a.m.-12 noon
July 7-11, 1-4 p.m.
July 28-Aug. 1, 9 a.m.-12 noon
July 28-Aug. 1, 1-4 p.m.

RTP Site
July 14-18 (a.m.) bundled with Me and My Shadow (p.m.)
July 28-Aug. 1 (a.m.) bundled with Me and My Shadow (p.m.)

How many stars are in the starry night sky? If we flew to the Sun, how long would we fly? How does it feel to journey through space? Why is our Earth such a special place? Discover the answers to these and more Magic Tree House® riddles about astronomy and space science!

Me and My Shadow

Chapel Hill Site
June 16-20, 9 a.m.-12 noon
June 16-20, 1-4 p.m.
July 7-11, 9 a.m.-12 noon
July 7-11, 1-4 p.m.
July 28-Aug.1, 9 a.m.-12 noon
July 28-Aug.1, 1-4 p.m.

RTP Site
July 14-18 (p.m.) bundled with Magic Tree House® Researchers (a.m.)
July 28-Aug. 1 (p.m.) bundled with Magic Tree House® Researchers (a.m.)

Why does your shadow change shape? Through experimentation and creative play, campers will make rainbows, measure time with shadows and discover how scientists use light to learn about the Universe.

The Wright Stuff

Chapel Hill Site
June 30-July 3, 1-4 p.m.
July 21-25, 9 a.m.-12 noon
July 21-25, 1-4 p.m.
Aug. 11-15, 9 a.m.-12 noon
Aug. 11-15, 1-4 p.m.

How did the Wright brothers learn about flying machines? They used scientific thinking, conducted experiments and collected data. By observing birds, experimenting with flying toys and creating model airplanes, campers will get it right like the Wright brothers!