Summer Programs 2015


Summer Camps 2015!

Make It A Day

The Western Science Center is offering a supervised lunchtime for campers signed up for both morning and afternoon camps in the same week session. Supervised lunchtime is $2 each per camper, per day. Camper must bring their own lunch.

Lunchtime: 12:00pm – 12:30pm

Registration for the supervised lunchtime program is required at least two weeks before camp begins.

Fees Per Session

WSC Member $95.00 Non-Member $105.00

Register in our Museum Lobby or download a registration form from our website:

Download Brochure

Download Registration Form

Download Permission Slip

If using a credit card you can fax your completed form to (951) 791-0032.

Registration deadline is two weeks prior to each camp.

The Western Science Center is an independent 501(c) 3 non-profit organization and depends on your generous support and donations to bring high quality programs and exhibits to the region.

Our summer camps are designed to be fun, hands-on, and educational. Our instructors, from Hemet Unified School District and Mt. San Jacinto College, along with our museum staff have many years experience teaching in their field, and are excited to share their knowledge in an entertaining and informative manner.

Jr. Scientist Lab

Entering 1st – 3rd grade:

Explore the fun of science through hands-on activities. Jr. Scientists will create and invent while learning about the tools and methods scientists use. From Microscopes to Meteors, this camp has it all!

Session 1 June 15th – 19th, 9 am to Noon

Animal Safari Camp

(New camp)

Entering 1st – 3rd grade:

Young explorers will discover wild animals and the environments they live through fun activities and crafts.

Session 1 June 15th- 19th, 12:30 to 3:30pm

Messerific! Camp Part A and B

Entering 3-6th grade

Be prepared to get a bit messy while creating and learning. Fun hands-on activities and crafts will make for a summer camp to remember. This camp will be offered in two parts with different activities in each so students can sign up for one or both sessions.

Part A: Session 2 June 22nd – 26th, 9 am to Noon

Part B: Session 4 July 13th – 17th, 12:30 to 3:30pm

Super Science Lab

Entering 3rd – 6th grade

Discover the fun of science this summer! Join us for 5 days of hands-on activities and experiments while we explore the different fields of science from Astronomy to Zoology!

Session 2 June 22nd – 26th, 12:30 to 3:30pm

DNA Biology Lab

Entering 7th-12th grade

Explore the structure and function of DNA through hands-on experimentation culminating in the transformation of a normal bacteria strain into a glowing genetically modified bacterial strain.

Session 2 June 22nd – 26th, 9am-Noon

Small Hands Science

Entering Kindergarten and 1st grade

Perfect camp for the very young and curious. Each day campers will explore a fun topic through hands-on experiments, crafts, stories and games.

Session 3 July 6th – 10th, 9 am to Noon


(New Camp)

Explore the field of paleontology while excavating at our dig site and then making your own fossil replica to take home in our new Casting Lab.

Session 3 July 6th – 10th, 9am-Noon

Inventor’s Camp

Entering 3-6th grade

Discover the science and imagination behind some of the world’s most famous inventors and scientists. See how they have changed the world we live in and find your own inventor’s spark.

Session 4 July 13th – 17th, 9 am to Noon

World Explorer Camp

(New Camp)

Entering 1st – 3rd grades

Get your passports ready for this camp! Campers will travel the world and explore different cultures through fun activities and crafts.

Session 5 July 20th – 24th, 9 am to Noon

Jr. Engineering Lab

(New Camp)

Entering 1st – 3rd grades

Design, build and create with this fun camp! Jr. Engineers will discover the different fields of engineering through hands-on activities.

Session 5 July 20th – 24th, 12:30 to 3:30pm

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2345 Searl Parkway, Hemet CA, 92543
Phone: 951-791-0033

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