Science Summer Camp


Weird & Wacky Summer Camp

 


2701 W Cypress Creek Rd, Ft Lauderdale, FL 33309 | MAP | REGISTER HERE

Experience an explosive summer science camp with CSI & Tom DeRosa!
Keep the flame for God kindled in the heart of your children through CSI's exciting summer workshops. Learning about science has never been so much fun!

Ice Age Fossils from Creation MuseumExplore the World of Science through a Biblical perspective. We offer fun-filled days of hands-on science activities. Your children will explore, grow, develop new skills, and form lasting friendships in a safe and godly environment.

This two week unique summer adventure will be an exciting hands-on time for witnessing God's creation. Tom and his staff will demonstrate that Science can be fun by doing a variety of unique activities that are "Weird and Wacky."  

Make your own slime, build a rocket, touch live animals, and plunge down our 22-foot water slide! These are just some of the fun activities planned for this science camp. 

Our dynamic teachers have a wealth of experience connecting at all age levels making science extremely exciting. Activities are subject to change.

What is the cost of camp? 
The cost of Summer camp is $225 per week. Register Now and receive $25off. ($200 Early Bird registration-Offer exp. May 15) Camp T-Shirt is included. Sorry, No refunds.

What are the camp hours?

 
Camp hours are 9:00am to 3:00pm Monday through Friday. Early drop off is from 8:00am-9:00am and after care is offered from 3:00pm to 5:00pm at a rate of $10 per hour.

What are the ages for camp?

Children ages 6-12.
Now offering Science Summer Camp for 4 & 5 years old. Learn More HERE.


Is lunch provided? 

No, campers need to bring a bag lunch daily.
We suggest an extra drink and snack for mid-afternoon. Campers may bring a small, personal cooler if they prefer.

 


2017 Dates & Topics:

 

WEEK ONE: June 19 th - June 23th, 2017

Monday-

Physics:
It’s Electric! Enter the world of physics and engage in some shocking cool experiments with our Van De Graaff generator. Shine some light and build your very own LED throwie.

Chemistry:
It’s solid…It’s liquid…It’s Oobleck! Let’s make slime! Learn, play and take home your gooey project. 
Now It’s time for Kitchen Chemistry! Make ice-cream in a bag. This cool tasty treat will teach you the changing states of matter, chemical reactions and the properties of ice and salt. And don’t worry it’s completely edible.

Tuesday- Space Science
Ready for launch? Build a rocket and see how far you can make it fly! Lift up your eyes and look at the heavens. See God’s starry host and create a galaxy in a jar.

Wednesday- Engineering
Build It! Smash It! It’s demolition derby day! Build a toy car that moves and experiment with force, motion and gravity. Save the princess and slay the dragon with your perfectly designed catapult. 

Thursday- Creatures that Defy Evolution
If you love snakes, turtles and lizards then you will love our reptiles vs. amphibian’s activities. We will also explore the fascinating world of bugs and award “The fastest roach in Broward county” with our very own bug race. We will end this amazing day by entering the world of Dinosaurs. Find out what happened to these magnificent creatures and learn the steps a real paleontologist take to uncover and preserve the bones of the fearless Tyrannosaurus rex.

Friday-
Splish & Splash—It’s Pool Day! Laugh, play, and plunge down our 22-foot water slide. Let’s swim through God’s magnificent creation and discover some creatures of the sea. Become a marine biologist and participate in activities such as making a slime fish or dissecting a real star fish.

 

WEEK TWO: June 26th - June 30th, 2017

Monday-

Physics:
Ever wonder how magnets work? Attract metals with the help of electricity by building your own electromagnet.

Chemistry:
Grow your own crystal geodes!  Learn about sedimentation as you witness the process of this pretty spectacular experiment.

Tuesday- Space Science
Up Up & Away! Join the fun of building your own kite, rocket, airplane and blimp.  Learn the science of aerodynamics with these magnificent flying machines.

Wednesday- Engineering
Who doesn’t love to play games? Now you can make your own hockey table and build an a-maze-ing maze. Spark innovation and design by making a really tall tower that can withstand strong powerful winds.

Thursday- Creatures that Defy Evolution
Are you a Dinosaur fan? Let’s enter the world of Dinosaurs, discover the different types of fossils found around the world. Become a paleontologist for a day and make a dinosaur foot impression. This day will be filled with excitement as you touch, feel and dissect real animals.

Friday-
Splish & Splash—It’s Pool Day! Laugh, play, and plunge down our 22-foot water slide. Let’s swim through God’s magnificent creation and discover some creatures of the sea. This day will be filled with jaw dropping activities— all from shark dissections to making your own shark tooth necklace.

 

 

Additional Resource:
Daily Bread for Kids (optional)

Encourage your child to follow along with their teacher's daily devotional.

If you’re looking for ways to help your children learn and grow spiritually, look no further. Bestselling children’s author Crystal Bowman and her daughter, Teri McKinley, present short and engaging devotions, easy-to-remember Bible verses, and exciting facts that encourage children to spend time with God and apply the truths of His Word to their everyday lives.

This illustrated, kid-friendly version of the well-loved Our Daily Bread devotional is perfect for children ages 6–12. Special Camp Price $12.99 (reg. $17)

Take a look inside!

 

Can't make it to the Discovery Museum?


Contact a CSI representative at 954-771-1652 and find out how you can bring exciting hands-on programs to your school, homeschool group or church.

 

Science Summer Camp for Little Sprouts


Science Summer Camp for Little Sprouts (4-5 year olds)

 


2701 W Cypress Creek Rd, Ft Lauderdale, FL 33309 | MAP | REGISTER HERE

CSI's Science Summer Camp for Little Sprouts provides a fun environment where 4 and 5 year olds can learn about science through age appropriate hands-on projects, crafts, and activities designed to encourage wonder and creative thinking.
summer camp for preschoolers
This program has been developed to meet the needs of parents with kids who are too young to attend our elementary age Weird and Wacky Science Summer Camp.  Our Science Summer Camp for Little Sprouts follows the same daily themes as the Weird and Wacky Science camp so that both older and younger campers can share similar daily experiences. Activities are subject to change.

The camp will feature a smaller number of kids in the room and teachers with passion and experience teaching this age group in order to provide the extra level of help and supervision that these younger campers require. Additionally, this camp will be held in a newly renovated, kid-friendly room that will ensure no child will ever get bored!

What is the cost of camp? 
The cost of Summer camp is $175 per week. Camp T-Shirt is included. Sorry, No refunds.

What are the camp hours?

 
Camp hours are 9:00am to 3:00pm Monday through Friday. Early drop off is from 8:00am-9:00am and after care is offered from 3:00pm to 5:00pm at a rate of $10 per hour.

What are the ages for camp?
Children ages 4-5.


Is lunch provided? 

No, campers need to bring a bag lunch daily.
We suggest an extra drink and snack for mid-afternoon. Campers may bring a small, personal cooler if they prefer.


2017 Dates & Topics:

 

WEEK ONE: June 19 - June 23, 2017

Monday-

Physics:
It’s Electric! Enter the world of physics and engage in some shocking cool experiments with our Van De Graaff generator. Shine some light and build your very own LED throwie.

Chemistry:
It’s solid…It’s liquid…It’s Oobleck! Let’s make slime! Learn, play and take home your gooey project. 
Now It’s time for Kitchen Chemistry! Make ice-cream in a bag. This cool tasty treat will teach you the changing states of matter, chemical reactions and the properties of ice and salt. And don’t worry it’s completely edible.

Tuesday- Space Science
Ready for launch? Build a rocket and see how far you can make it fly! Lift up your eyes and look at the heavens. See God’s starry host and create a galaxy in a jar.


Wednesday- Engineering
Build It! Smash It! It’s demolition derby day! Build a toy car that moves and experiment with force, motion and gravity. Save the princess and slay the dragon with your perfectly designed catapult.  


Thursday- Creatures that Defy Evolution
If you love snakes, turtles and lizards then you will love our reptiles vs. amphibian’s activities. We will also explore the fascinating world of bugs and award “The fastest roach in Broward county” with our very own bug race. We will end this amazing day by entering the world of Dinosaurs. Find out what happened to these magnificent creatures and learn the steps a real paleontologist take to uncover and preserve the bones of the fearless Tyrannosaurus rex.


Friday-
Splish & Splash—It’s Pool Day! Laugh, play, and plunge down our kid's water slide. Let’s swim through God’s magnificent creation and discover some creatures of the sea. Become a marine biologist and participate in activities such as making a slime fish or dissecting a real star fish.

 

WEEK TWO: June 26-30, 2017

Monday-

Physics:
Ever wonder how magnets work? Attract metals with the help of electricity by building your own electromagnet.

Chemistry:
Grow your own crystal geodes!  Learn about sedimentation as you witness the process of this pretty spectacular experiment.

Tuesday- Space Science
Up Up & Away! Join the fun of building your own kite, rocket, airplane and blimp.  Learn the science of aerodynamics with these magnificent flying machines.

Wednesday- Engineering
Who doesn’t love to play games? Now you can make your own hockey table and build an a-maze-ing maze. Spark innovation and design by making a really tall tower that can withstand strong powerful winds.

Thursday- Creatures that Defy Evolution
Are you a Dinosaur fan? Let’s enter the world of Dinosaurs, discover the different types of fossils found around the world. Become the youngest paleontologist and make a dinosaur foot impression. This day will be filled with excitement as you see, touch and feel real fossils.

Friday-
Splish & Splash—It’s Pool Day! Laugh, play, and plunge down our kid's water slide. Let’s swim through God’s magnificent creation and discover some creatures of the sea. This day will be filled with jaw dropping activities— all from fun crafts to making your own shark tooth necklace.

 

 
 

Can't make it to the Discovery Museum?


Contact a CSI representative at 954-771-1652 and find out how you can bring exciting hands-on programs to your school, homeschool group or church.

 

 

Field Trips

Field trips to creation science museum


Museum Field Trip

 

 

Plan a field trip to the Discovery Museum this school year!
Enhance your student’s education with experiences outside their usual activities. CSI offers educational tours and hands-on workshops that will engage and challenge your students to learn about science, God and His creation.

These hands-on courses include The Paleo-Experience, where students will be introduced to how fossils are formed and learn the techniques that real paleontologist’s use on dinosaur dig sites. They may also take advantage of our Unleashing the Dinosaur Foot Prints course and make impressions of the different types of fossils that were found around the world. But, if excavating remains of the past isn’t enough, how about traveling thru time in our Ice Age Workshop where they will discover the fascinating creatures that once roamed the earth and the climate changes that made them extinct. Each activity will help them to think more critically, to put scientific ideas into perspective, and to learn more about how science works. The programs are developed to encourage the student to become more grounded in their faith and to trust in the inerrant Word of God.

About the Field Trip Experience: - Field Trips are approximately 4 hours long, from 10am—2pm. - Field Trips consist of 3 sessions: PowerPoint Presentation, Activities, and Museum Tour -There will be a break for lunch. GROUPS BRING THEIR OWN LUNCH. -Groups larger than 25 students will be broken up into 2-3 groups during the Field Trip.

PRICE: $15.00 PER PARTICIPATING STUDENT PARENTS/CHAPERONES/NON-PARTICIPATING CHILDREN: FREE


Choice of hands-on workshop:

 
Field trips to creation discovery museum
1. The Paleo-Experience:
Students will be introduced to how fossils are formed. They will also be learning one of the many techniques a paleontologist uses on a dinosaur dig site.
 
2. Ice Age Workshop:
Explore what happened during the Ice Age, and see how the cold affected the world around us. Learn evidence of how the Ice Age fits into the biblical timeline of the Flood and the Tower of Babel.  Discover a history of Florida and the amazing creatures that once lived here, including mammoths, sloths, and megalodon sharks.
 
3. Unleashing The Dinosaur Footprints:
Discover the types of fossils and how to make impressions. Each student will make either a dinosaur footprint (trace fossil), dinosaur skeleton (true form Fossil), or leaf imprint (trace fossil) to take home.

*Custom tours set up to age of participants. Cost includes tour and a choice of one hands-on course. For additional courses call a CSI representative.

Fossil Float Field Trip

 

We have enjoyed over the years watching children and parents enjoy learning about God’s Creation through Fossil Hunting on the Peace River.

What is a Fossil Float? It is an exciting adventure canoeing and digging for fossils. This area of Florida, rich with phosphates, is known as a Fossil Graveyard. Over the last decade we have taken over 10,000 people, young and old, down the Peace River, where they have learned that there is substantial evidence of a world-wide flood as recorded in the Bible. How else would you explain the findings of Whale Vertebra, or teeth of the Megalodon shark that would grow as large as 70 feet in length, in a river that is located some 30 miles from the Gulf of Mexico? The findings of the Wholly Mammoth, Saber-tooth Cat and the Giant Sloth, gives affirmation to the bible reference of an ice age.

What you will learn: Discover the truth about the ice age from a creationist perspective. You will learn how to identify fossils, and make the connection to God as the creator. You will also learn to canoe and enjoy each other as you paddle down the river in the cool waters together. We end our exciting fossil adventure with fossil identification and special awards. Happy faces fill the room as the finds are identified and the prizes are given for the most unique find, the most of one kind, and the largest and most complete fossils found. Fossil Float trips are only available for the months of May and June. For prices, please call our office at (954) 771-1652.

Trip includes:

  • Canoe, paddles, safety gear
  • Fossil Hunting Equipment
  • Guides on River
  • Fossil Identification
  • Fossil Identification with awards 

Field Trip Request Form 

 

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Expected Number of Participating Students: (Min 10, Max of 75)
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Can't make it to the Discovery Museum?


Contact a CSI representative at 954-771-1652 and find out how you can bring exciting hands-on programs to your school, homeschool group or church.

 

 

CSI's Creation Bookstore

william dembski

But in your hearts set apart Christ as Lord. Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have. But do this with gentleness and respect, keeping a clear conscience, so that those who speak maliciously against your good behavior in Christ may be ashamed of their slander. – 1 Peter 3:15-16


Visit CSI's bookstore for Creation apologetics materials. We carry a variety of books, DVDs, toys, science curriculum and more. Our materials are centered in the Bible, creation versus evolution debate, and creation apologetics. Currently we are open on Saturdays from 11:00am-3:00pm. Weekdays by appointments only. You may also visit our online store for a complete list of our inventory.

 

Birthday Parties


Birthday Parties

 

 

Are you looking for a fun, creative way to celebrate your child’s next birthday party?
Well, look no further… Birthday parties burst with excitement at the Creation Discovery Museum – an original place to party!

Your child and friends will explore our fabulous exhibits and learn with hands-on activities about science, God and His beautiful creation. Choose from CSI's many exciting topics or request a specific one that will meet your children's dreams! Please speak to a CSI representative to determine what options might work best for your group. Make their special day a memorable one!


Choose An Exciting Program:

 

Kitchen Chemistry- Enjoy a time of messy slime, chemical mixing and a message about our Creator.

Dinosaurs on the Loose- Grab your Indiana Jones hat and join us on a safari to the world of dinosaurs! Students will investigate dinosaurs and fossils in this program.

Rockets & Space- Join us as we explore the stars, the moon, the universe, and the great beyond. Blasting off rockets into space lets see how they work!

Gizmos & Gadgets- Creating science mechanisms and discovering how they work can be great fun.  From gravity to gears, we are going to have fun, learning physics principles through science experiments that are lots of fun!

Butterflies- Butterfly Your World!! Put on your butterfly wings while we make a butterfly stepping stone for your butterfly garden.  Enjoy getting to see the different phases of a butterfly life while doing butterfly activities.


Birthday Party Price



$275 for 15 kids or fewer. Additional children $15 up to 20 kids.
A non-refundable deposit of $50 to save the date is required.


Here's what's included in your Birthday Party:



3-Hour party at the Creation Discovery Museum
1 Program with approx. 2-3 hands-on activities
Supplies for science activities
An awesome super-fun teacher
Open play in the kids area (optional)
Set-up and clean up
All paper goods for children only (plates, forks, napkins)
A special gift for the Birthday child.

 

Your Responsibilities:

CSI is not able to provide food for your party. You may bring in your own food. Party supplies like plates, cutlery, and additional decorations for adults are to be taken care of by you.

Set Up:
You may arrive approximately an hour and thirty minutes before the party starts to set up your decorations and food. CSI will have a staff member there to assist you.

Schedule your Birthday Party Today! Call (954) 771-1652

 

 

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