We still have space available. Call (318) 424-8660 today to register.

Sci-Port’s Spring Break Day Camps are themed and planned to accommodate grades K - 10th. This year, campers will learn wilderness survival skills and the scientific concepts behind them, including the best way to collect and purify water, how to find out which way is north, how to build a shelter and stay warm, the art of making a whistle from an acorn and much more! Themes vary day to day, and sessions last from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. daily, extended care available.

Drop-off is located inside the Center in the Red River Gallery every day.
Pick-up will be available curbside or inside the building in the Anderson Family Foucault Pendulum area.

Download the registration form and drop-off/pick-up map.


Dates, Themes & Prices

Monday, March 24: Survival 101
Members $50   Future Members $55
Learn the basic science of survival. See live demonstrations from military survival professionals, and make your own Survival Kit!

Tuesday, March 25: Foraging
Members $50   Future Members $55
Botany is the science that deals with plants; plants can help us survive in the wild. They can be used for food or to make clothing, medicine and even perfume! We will enjoy a snack of edible flowers as we learn all about foraging!

Wednesday, March 26: Shelter Building & Finding Water
Members $50   Future Members $55
Campers will work in teams to learn how to build several different types of shelters, including a cocoon, a lean-to and an A frame. Learn how to use science to purify water by making a transpiration bag!

Thursday, March 27: Orienteering & Signaling
Members $50   Future Members $55
If you like treasure hunts, you will love orienteering! Campers will make a compass and use it in a physical and mental challenge to find their way to a treasure. We will also learn how to make signals and communicate from long distances, as well as make acorn whistles!

Friday, March 28: Survival Games
Members $50   Future Members $55
Put your skills to the test by using your scientific knowledge in a survival game! Campers will be challenged to find food and water, build a shelter and discover ways to collaborate on rescue techniques. All campers will receive a Paracord survival bracelet!

 
 
 

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Sci-Port: Louisiana's Science Center
820 Clyde Fant Parkway
Shreveport, Louisiana 71101

Main Line: (318) 424-3466
Toll free: 1-877-SCIPORT (1-877-724-7678)
Fax: (318) 222-5592

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