Parking Lot Update

The UNC-owned Morehead parking lot is under construction. Weekday visitors must pay using ParkMobile (Zone Code 4468) or the Pay Station near our iguana. For more info, go to our Plan A Visit page.

Summer Science Camps

Science is an adventure—an amazing opportunity to explore the world around us.

Children naturally love to explore our world, and Summer Science Camps at Morehead Planetarium and Science Center are the perfect way to encourage your child’s curiosity and intellectual growth in a fun, nurturing environment.

2024 Summer Science Camps

All camps will take place onsite at Morehead Planetarium and Science Center (250 E Franklin St | Chapel Hill, NC) on The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill campus.

  • Concierge registration opens: January 29 
  • Member* registration opens: February 5 
  • UNC Faculty/Staff** registration opens: February 9 
  • Public registration opens: February 12 
  • Camp Open House: June 4 

*Early registration for Family level members and above. 

**UNC staff/faculty, please email mpsc_camps@unc.edu to receive discount code.

Morehead Summer Science Camps use an online registration system, which offers real-time updates on camp availability.

  • Your child can participate only in those camps designed for the grade level they will enter in fall 2024. NO EXCEPTIONS. This ensures the best possible academic and social environment for all campers.
  • Your child can participate in a named camp only once during the summer. For example, a camper cannot register for “LEGO Robotics” more than once.

Early Registration Access

Morehead members and UNC staff/faculty please email mpsc_camps@unc.edu to receive discount code.

Registration Confirmation

Look for a confirmation email after you complete registration. If you don’t receive this email within 30 minutes, please check your spam filter.

Waiting Lists

If the camp you have chosen is already full, please consider joining the waiting list. You will be notified if a space becomes available.

Discounts

  • Family level and higher Morehead members are eligible for early registration. Members that are Family Plus and higher are eligible for a 10% discount on each camp. Become a member today!
  • Current employees of The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill are eligible for a 7% discount on all camps.

Scholarships

Scholarship applications have closed for this summer. Please check back next year!

Please Note: Only one camp discount code can be used at check out. 


Descuentos 

  • Los miembros de Morehead de nivel “Family” y superior son elegibles para la inscripción anticipada. Los miembros que son de nivel “Family Plus” y superiores son elegibles para un descuento de 10% en cada campamento. ¡Conviértase en miembro hoy! 
  • Los empleados actuales de la Universidad de Carolina del Norte en Chapel Hill son elegibles para un descuento del 7% en todos los campamentos. 

Tenga en cuenta: solo se puede usar un código de descuento de campamento al finalizar la compra. 

Applications for 2024 have closed. Check out our employment page for more opportunities!

Applications for 2024 have closed. Check out our employment page for more opportunities!

Summer Science Camp Team
mpsc_camps@unc.edu
919.843.7334

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