Important Parking Update

The UNC-owned parking lot in front of our building is currently under construction. Visitors must now pay using ParkMobile (Zone Code 4468). Find more updated parking information on 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

Stay tuned for more details for the 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

  • Morehead is committed to providing summer opportunities regardless of financial situations. For this reason, you may apply to receive a scholarship, which covers 90% of camp fees. To apply for a scholarship, please use one of the two methods below. Submit one application for each camper.  

    Morehead Planetarium Summer Camps
    250 E Franklin St.
    Campus Box 3480
    Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3480 

    All applications are due April 1, 2024.  To receive priority scholarship registration, apply by January 29, 2024.

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. 

Becas 

  • Morehead se compromete a brindar oportunidades de verano independientemente de la situación financiera. Por esta razón, puede solicitar recibir una beca, que cubre el 90% de las tarifas del campamento. Para solicitar una beca, utilice uno de los dos métodos a continuación. Envíe una solicitud por cada campista. 

Morehead Planetarium Summer Camps
250 E Franklin St.
Campus Box 3480
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3480

Todas las solicitudes vencen el 1 de abril de 2024.  Para recibir el registro prioritario de la beca, presente su solicitud antes del 29 de enero de 2024. 

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

*La solicitud de beca en línea solo se muestra en inglés.

Summer Camp Assistant Coordinator 

Morehead Planetarium and Science Center is looking for organized, motivated individuals to play a vital role in planning and implementing our summer camp programs. If you have experience working with children and want to help with the logistics, administration, and operation of a fun, safe summer program, please apply! 

More info, including how to apply, here: unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/271822  

Applications close February 19.  


Summer Camp Lead Counselor 

Morehead Planetarium and Science Center is looking for enthusiastic college students or recent graduates to work in our Summer Science Camps as Lead Counselors this summer! We offer exciting, hands-on summer camps for kids, and we’d love for you to share your excitement for science and education with them!  

More info, including how to apply, here: unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/271820 

Please download the 2024 Application Supplement below and submit it with your application.

Applications close April 1.  


Summer Camp Assistant Counselor 

Morehead Planetarium and Science Center is looking for enthusiastic high school students age 16 or older to work in our Summer Science Camps as Assistant Counselors this summer! We offer exciting, hands-on summer camps for kids, and we’d love for you to share your excitement for science and education with them!

More info., including how to apply, here: unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/272666

Please download the 2024 Application Supplement below and submit it with your application.

Applications close April 1.

If you are not 16 years old before May 1, 2024, you cannot apply for the Summer Camp Assistant Counselor position. Please consider applying to be a Counselor in Training in the Volunteer tab below instead!


2024 Application Supplement

Please check again closer to spring 2024 for this year’s job postings!

If you will be 16 years old before May 1, 2024, you may apply to be a High School Assistant in the Employment tab above.  

Summer Science Camp Team
mpsc_camps@unc.edu
919.843.7334

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