Mad Science of Hampton Roads Camps

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

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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All About Our Science Camps for Kids!

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Here's what parents have to say about our camps!

My son attended the Earth, Space & Beyond Mad Science Camp last summer and absolutely loved it! The hours were convenient for our family, and the location was close by for us. We're sending him again to a Mad Science camp this upcoming summer. These are well run camps, in our experience, and I recommend them for people looking for a fun, science-based camp experience.

Karla

Silver Spring, MD

Both of our boys did Mad Science summer camps when they were younger, and loved the experience! It was a very fun and interactive experience for them. And counselor Beth Morrell is the best!!!

Jennifer

Raleigh, NC

My son participated in a true "camp" with horses, swimming, fishing and hiking and he was MORE excited about this camp than anything else he's done all summer. Great job on your end!

Nicole

Austin, TX

FAQ

What is the camper to instructor ratio?

The camper to instructor ratio varies depending on enrollment, but will never be greater than 20 to 1. Most camps will have a lead and an assistant instructor.

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Who are the Mad Science camp instructors?

Most of our instructors are college students, former teachers, or teachers on summer break. 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 in Chesapeake, Virginia Beach, Norfolk, and the Peninsula. Most are very close to the major highways in the Hampton Roads area & are about 15-20 minutes travel time for the majority of the population.

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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. 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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