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SciVentures: Summer Science Enrichment

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.

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SciVentures for Grades 6-8


Field Station

This isn't just a camp, it’s an adventure! This full-day experience is for middle school students who love science and don’t mind getting a little bit muddy. SciVentures: Field Station brings true-to-life field work and lab experiences together to create week-long excitement, as students study water quality, build weirs and search for local organisms.

  • July 31-Aug. 4
  • Aug. 7-11
  • Aug. 14-18

Colonizing the Galaxy

Why haven’t we been to Mars yet? In this full day experience, participants will explore the answer to this question and more, as they learn about some of the essentials for space travel and colonization. Look into the history of space travel, build rockets, grow bacteria, test soil viability and try to design a working human habitat for an alien planet in this SciVentures journey.

  • July 10-14
  • July 17-21
  • July 24-28

Plant Biology with UNC's Kieber Lab

In this SciVentures exploration participants will delve into the world of plant biology through hands on activities and experiments. Plants are vital to almost every ecosystem on earth and throughout the week students will get the chance to conduct growth experiments, extract pigments, learn about fruits and storage organs and test the effects of abiotic stress on algae.

  • June 12-16
  • June 19-23
  • June 26-30

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Wayne Capps

Summer Camp Coordinator/Educator