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SciVentures: Summer Science Enrichment

SciVentures All Day Camps

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

SciVentures: Colonizing the Galaxy

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.

  • June 17-21
  • June 24-28
  • July 1-3

SciVentures: Drone Zone

Explore the laws of physics and what makes things fly. Become a pilot and fly your drone through a series of obstacles to learn how much fun technology can really be! Controlling your drone is just the beginning — by the end of camp, you will be able to identify different types of fun flying vehicles, know how they work and even take your drone home with you! The sky is the limit in this exciting and innovative SciVentures experience!

  • July 8-12
  • July 15-19
  • July 22-26

SciVentures: ER

Explore the fast-paced world of emergency medicine, from microscopes to stethoscopes and EKGs to EEGs. Diagnose cases and try to solve medical mysteries the way health care professionals do. In the lab, learn basic first aid and use laboratory tools to identify microbes and pathogens. Explore UNC Hospitals and talk with the pros about what it takes to run an emergency room. Go on board an ambulance and get the inside story from emergency medical professionals. 

  • July 29-Aug. 2
  • Aug. 5-9
  • Aug. 12-16 


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Wayne Capps

Summer Camp Coordinator/Educator