Discovery Camp - Spring Break

Co-Ed, Grades Pre-K - 6

No School? No Problem! Spend Spring Break at The Franklin Institute!

Spring Break Camp is a great way to enjoy the excitement of Discovery Camp while taking advantage of flexible daily rates, for as many days as you want or need. If you have always wondered what Discovery Camp is all about, Spring Break is a great time to find out!


March 24 - Outdoor Science - SOLD OUT!
The seasons are changing and it's time to get outside and explore. From dirt to seeds, worms to frogs, we'll be investigating the wonderful life popping up all around us.

March 25 - Mission to the Moon - SOLD OUT!
Ever wonder what causes the craters on the moon or why you can never see the "dark side" of the moon? Join us as we take a closer look at this mysterious, natural satellite and our closest neighbor.

March 26 - Circus Science - SOLD OUT!
Juggling, fire-eating, and stilt-walking are all amazing circus feats but are also great examples of gravity, balance and optical illusions. Come along for some serious science and clowning around.

March 27 - Germ-inators
We know they can make us sick, but what exactly are these little creatures? Where do they come from and what can we do to protect ourselves? Find out more about these amazing microbes.

March 28 - Colors and Light
Do you have a favorite color? You wouldn't if it wasn't for light. Get to know ROYGBIV a little bit better and experiment with the perplexing properties of light and color.

April 14 & April 21 - Volcano Detectives
Explore the science of ancient Pompeii as we venture through our newest traveling exhibit One Day in Pompeii. We will experiment with the amazing forces that destroyed and preserved artifacts and learn what scientists discovered from one of the most powerful volcanic eruptions in history.

April 15 & April 22 - Brain Games
Weighing in at about 3 pounds, the human brain is an amazing thing! Take a close up look at a real brain, play some tricks on your own brain, and find out what scientists still don't know about this incredible organ.

April 16 & April 23 - Ooey, Gooey, Kablooey
We will use our chemistry skills to mix, measure, fizz, bubble, and slime. At Discovery Camp we love to get messy and we are really, really good at it!

April 17 (no camp April 24) - Science of Junk
Did you know you can learn a lot from trash? Bring your investigative skills to decipher the clues found in the things that are left behind and discover more about reducing, reusing, and recycling.

April 18 (no camp April 25) - Aquatic Adventures - SOLD OUT!
Journey to the bottom of the sea and learn more about the powerful forces of water, the methods by which scientists explore it, and the incredible animals who make the ocean their home.

Registration Contract

Register: 215.448.1200, Weekdays 9:00AM-5:00PM
More Information: Jessica McDermott, 215.448.1133