Mad Science of Hampton Roads Camps

Discover the draw of Mad Science during the summer! Our STEM camps use simple, real world science techniques that allow campers to get hands-on with our scientific explorations.

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Mad Science Camps Rock!

Unleash you child's inner scientist! At a Mad Science camp, the world is theirs to explore.

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2020 Summer Camp Pricing

Half-day Camp Themes

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Full-day Camp Themes

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FAQ

What is the camper to instructor ratio?

All of our camps have a Lead Instructor and an assistant. We take a maximum of 25 children in one camp.

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Who are the Mad Science camp instructors?

Most of our instructors are teachers on summer break, former teachers, or college students. Our instructors have experience working with large groups of elementary-aged children, have undergone an extensive background check and received summer camp specific training.

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Where are your camps held?

We offer camps at different locations throughout Hampton Roads, including Virginia Beach, Chesapeake, Norfolk, and the Peninsula.

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Can I sign my child up for more than one camp?

Yes! In fact, we encourage it. Each camp is completely different so your child can enjoy them all without repeating activities. Take our word for it: your child will love all our camps!

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What should my child bring / wear?

Children should dress comfortably for that day's weather & wear closed-toe shoes. Please send a snack which doesn't require refrigeration with your child’s name clearly marked. Water will always be available. If staying for full-day option, please bring a packed lunch & second snack.

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Is payment due in full when I register?

Yes, payment is due at the time of registration. You can also choose our Payment Plan option to spread out your payments. If you use our online system and elect to use a check as your payment method, the check must be received in our office within 7 days of registration in order to confirm your seat.

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What is your refund and cancellation policy?

Cancellations made at least 8 days prior to camp start date will get refund less a $50 cancellation fee. No refunds within 7 days of start of camp. $15 fee for camp change. Partner location refund policies may be different than ours. Please check with your location for their specific refund policy.

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Will all camp sessions be run?

We have established a minimum number of campers needed to offer a session. If this number is not met, we may have to cancel. If we do cancel a camp, parents will be notified 2 weeks prior to the start date, at which time you can switch to another camp, or request a refund.

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