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Camp Innovation Grades 4-5 - Enroll

Camp Innovation Grades 6-8 - Enroll

Camp Innovation is MSiC’s largest and most popular student program. The program offers immersive classes across a range of STEM fields for rising 4th through 9th graders. The week-long classes are packed with inquiry, exploration, and discovery - all designed to heighten students’ creativity and confidence in STEM. Students will deep dive into subjects that will prepare them for future academic pursuits and spark interest in STEM career fields.

Program Information

  • All students are welcome to participate - public, private, and homeschool
  • Morning classes - 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Afternoon classes - 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
  • Parents/guardians are responsible for transportation
  • Per student, virtual classes are $120.00 each class
  • Per student, in-person classes are $140.00 each class

June 28- July 30, 2021

Rising 4th - 5th Graders

Lunar Landers (virtual)
Blast off on a lunar adventure! Learn what it takes to live and work on our nearest neighbor in space. Build and program your rover to travel across treacherous terrain. Manufacture systems you need to survive in the hard environment of the moon.

Jun 28 - Jul 2, 9am - 12pm,  Jul 5 - Jul 9, 9am - 12pm

Monsters Across the Millennia (virtual)
Is Bigfoot real? Is Nessie the only monster of the deep? Were there ever any monsters like these? Join us as we dive to the depths of the oceans, explore the far reaches of the terrain and discover what monsters reside there. Explore where fascinating creatures live and how they survive. Go on a virtual fossil hunt to explore creatures from the past! Learn all about these often misunderstood but incredible monsters!
Jun 28 - Jul 2, 1pm - 4pm

Modern Math Mysteries (virtual)
Bring out your investigative side and study math behind some of our world's greatest marvels. Uncover the secrets among numbers, how we use chaos to predict weather, and the beauty of fractals. Design and engineer your own sustainable structure and unlock some of math's greatest mysteries.

Jun 28 - Jul 2, 9am - 12pm, Jul 5 - Jul 9, 9am - 12pm

Exploring the James (outdoors, in-person)
Examine water quality, ecology, run-off and the various wildlife of this main waterway through Richmond as you trek in, around, and through the James River.

Jul 19 - Jul 23, 9am - 1pm

 

June 28- July 30, 2021

Rising 6th - 8th Graders

The Next Giant Leap (virtual)
Explore the world of space travel and learn about emerging technologies through engineering design activities. Set up a colony on Mars, search for water, and design a habitat that can withstand human life.

Jul 5 - Jul 9, 1pm - 4pm

Exploring the James (outdoors, in-person)
Examine water quality, ecology, run-off and the various wildlife of this main waterway through Richmond as you trek in, around, and through the James River.

Jul 26 - Jul 30, 9am - 1pm

CSI: Student Academy (virtual)
Become a crime scene investigator and examine simulated crime scenes, collect evidence using field methods, learn techniques used by forensic scientists to examine DNA, blood, imprints , bodies, and more!

Jul 19 - Jul 23, 1pm - 4pm

How to Register:
Registration opens on June 15, 2021. To register, go to www.myMSiC.org/camp and choose your class(es). You will be directed to Paypal where you can fill in student information and pay for the class. Once registered, you will receive an email confirmation. Registrations will be accepted until a class is full. Registration will close the Wednesday before the class start date. For more information, please contact the MathScience Innovation Center at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..