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Holiday Science Camp




  Dates for 2022:    
  Tuesday, April 19 All about Dinosaurs & Fossils!  Students will spend the day discussing different dinosaurs, exploring major events in the timeline of the earth, learning how fossils form, making their own fossils and excavating fossils.
  Thursday, April 21 All about Aerodynamics!  Students will spend the day exploring the properties of flight through different activities including model and paper planes and different types of rockets.
Time: 9:00am - 3:00pm

Fee: $65 per day; see instructions below

Eligibility: For students in 5th, 6th, or 7th grade in the 2021-2022 academic year.

Maximum Enrollment:

24 Students
Registration Form: Register  here .


These academic programs will complement the students' science curriculum at school and challenge them to think, research and experiment. Each program will be laboratory- based, but will involve reading, writing and group work. Each day’s activities are based on a specific theme.  Students will participate in experiments, create crafts and watch demonstrations.  Students participating in these programs should be interested in science, inquisitive, and willing to work hard to learn something new!

Previous camps have included projects and experiments in the fields of biological and physical science including the human body, marine biology, the solar system, motion, sound, electricity, and kitchen chemistry. 

Programs that don't meet enrollment requirements will be cancelled 1 week prior.  Please enroll early!!!  

Payment:   Fee is $65 PER SESSION. PLEASE SEND A SEPARATE CHECK FOR EACH SESSION.  Checks should be made payable to the “ Research Foundation of SUNY” and mailed to:

Institute for STEM Education
092 Life Sciences Building
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794-5233


Program Director:    Kristen Vadasz

For additional information or questions, please call (631-632-9750) or e-mail .