Grade level stated in the program descriptions are for the upcoming school year, 2016-2017.

Please check our online registration system for the most up-to-date camp availability. This webpage will be updated daily.

Citizen Scientist Naturalist

Love being outdoors? This camp offers a true field experience for your scientist by learning the tools and techniques scientists use to collect data about the world around us. Campers will have the opportunity to participate in the Dragonfly Detectives project, a Museum citizen science program that aims to get kids outside collecting data for… Read More >

LEGO Jedi Master Engineering

The Force is strong in this class. Build complex machines and structures based on the best designs from a galaxy far, far away. Projects include LEGO® X-Wings, AT-AT walkers, Pod Racers, Star Destroyers, Cloud Cities, settlements, and fortresses. Play-well TEKnologies’s Jedi instructors reinforce key engineering concepts such as gear trains, worm drives, pneumatics, eccentric motion… Read More >

LEGO Jedi Trainers

Your young Jedi will explore worlds far, far away and engineering principles right in front of them. Defeat the Empire by designing and refining LEGO® X-Wings, R2-units, and settlements on far-flung edges of the galaxy. Join our staff and Play-well TEKnologies as we use our imaginations to combine engineering and architectural projects to create energy… Read More >

City Scientist

Science is fun and we like to explore what lives around us! Campers will collect data in and around the Museum’s backyard as we take a look at local birds, trees, insects, and places animals call home in downtown Raleigh. Campers will contribute to citizen science programs such as iNaturalist and Lost Ladybug Project during… Read More >

Nature Investigators

Calling all campers who are curious, full of questions, and eager to investigate the world around us! Campers will use scientific tools to go on expeditions in and around our Museum to study and observe what lives here. Campers will come budding young scientist as they study everything from the clouds above the trees to… Read More >

Citizen Scientist Naturalist

Love being outdoors? This camp offers a true field experience for your scientist by learning the tools and techniques scientists use to collect data about the world around us. Campers will have the opportunity to participate in the Dragonfly Detectives project, a Museum citizen science program that aims to get kids outside collecting data for… Read More >

LEGO Jedi Builders

Construct and build settlements on far-flung edges of the galaxy. Campers will take flight as we design and build LEGO® X-Wings.  Join Play-well TEKnologies as campers use their imagination’s to combine engineering projects to create R2-units and shield generators to protect their settlements on worlds far, far away. Campers will also explore the Museum for inspiration… Read More >

LEGO Jedi Trainers

Your young Jedi will explore worlds far, far away and engineering principles right in front of them. Defeat the Empire by designing and refining LEGO® X-Wings, R2-units, and settlements on far-flung edges of the galaxy. Join our staff and Play-well TEKnologies as we use our imaginations to combine engineering and architectural projects to create energy… Read More >

Naturalist Designer

Campers will take a look at how we research, design and begin building the exhibits at our Museum. Get inspired by our live animals and mounts. Then put your skills to the test using acrylics, clay, paper, and paint to create your own diorama of your favorite animal. Campers will exhibit their dioramas for parents… Read More >

Nature Investigators

Calling all campers who are curious, full of questions, and eager to investigate the world around us! Campers will use scientific tools to go on expeditions in and around our Museum to study and observe what lives here. Campers will come budding young scientist as they study everything from the clouds above the trees to… Read More >

Woodland Adventure

From groundhogs to rabbits, tree-frogs to rolly pollies, we will explore the “wilds “of Prairie Ridge Ecostation. Come make mud pies, roll in the grass, and crawl though the groundhog tunnel. This outdoor adventure launches from the Nature PlaySpace and outdoor classroom with forays into the prairie and woods surroundings the Ecostation. Prairie Ridge Ecostation… Read More >

LEGO Jedi Builders

Construct and build settlements on far-flung edges of the galaxy. Campers will take flight as we design and build LEGO® X-Wings.  Join Play-well TEKnologies as campers use their imagination’s to combine engineering projects to create R2-units and shield generators to protect their settlements on worlds far, far away. Campers will also explore the Museum for inspiration… Read More >

LEGO Jedi Master Engineering

The Force is strong in this class. Build complex machines and structures based on the best designs from a galaxy far, far away. Projects include LEGO® X-Wings, AT-AT walkers, Pod Racers, Star Destroyers, Cloud Cities, settlements, and fortresses. Play-well TEKnologies’s Jedi instructors reinforce key engineering concepts such as gear trains, worm drives, pneumatics, eccentric motion… Read More >