Camp 6: Let's Get Growing at Summitt Elementary

Run by Mad Science of Austin & San Antonio






Tagged in: Music, Summer Camps, Academics, Arts & Crafts, Science & Tech

Mad Science invites you to learn about the garden in our exciting Camp Number 6. Following are some topics you will explore during this fun five-day camp. These are only a sample of some of the activities that you will be doing each day. The topics will not necessarily follow this order. However, each of these topics will be included at some point in the camp.

Soil and Seeds - Learn all about what is under a garden in this fun filled day! You will dissect soil and discover its components. Play a super seed relay game! Observe the life cycle of a seed with hands-on activities. Make your own super seed expert badge!

Sun, Wind and Rain - Investigate the elements as you discover what they do for gardens. Make your own sun visor so you will be protected from the sun. Become a weather artist using rain and wind as your tools!

Plants and Leaves - Get ready to grow! Learn all about living plants and leaves. Discover the art of rubbings. Play a leaf sorting game, as you learn about their differences. Grow your own budding bean necklace to take home with you.

Butterflies, Bees, and Ladybugs - Get ready to see and make some bugs and creepy crawlers. Explore the life of a caterpillar as you discover how it turns into a beautiful butterfly. Make your own bug bracelet!

Flowers, Fruits, and Veggies - Discover the difference between fruits and vegetables with your own placemat. Learn super songs to sing about nature. Make a mural of the garden with your fellow campers. Bring home your own journal that you use to keep track of everything you unearthed.



Location and Program Information

Map to Summitt Elementary

Where: Summitt Elementary
12207 Brigadoon Ln, Austin, Texas


Mad Science of Austin provides innovative children’s educational entertainment through hands-on science activities in a variety of formats.

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