Science Zone offering tent camping and kayaking experiences as well as summer camps for over 15 children

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CASPER, Wyo. – The Science Zone has a busy schedule of summer camps and opportunities for children in the Casper area this summer.

Local musician Chad Lore will attend the launch of the premiere more than 15 summer camps at the Science Zone this summer, leading a “Let’s Make Noise!” »Camp from June 14 to 18.

“We will be joining forces with local extraadinare musician Chad Lore as we study the properties of sound and make noise creating all kinds of instruments,” Science Zone said. “This camp includes a bonus session on juggling (because it is connected to music!). “

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In addition to the 15 and more camps throughout the summer, the Science Zone also offers three outdoor adventure camps, the first being a camping and kayaking experience “in the tents”.

“Our first outdoor adventure camp will be June 21-25,” the Science Zone said. “Campers will leave Casper on Monday morning, travel to Wind River Canyon for a guided kayak / geology experience, then travel to Medicine Lodge to view the petroglyphs, camp in Tensleep Canyon where we will hike, fish and climbing with a guide. . “

“Participants will spend their days exploring. learning and having fun, their evenings around a campfire near the river and their nights in tents.

The camping experience “In the tents” is for 11-15 year olds with registration available at “Call 307-473-9663 for more information. The scholarships are made possible through support from the Wyoming Child Support Program.

In addition to the camps, the Science Zone offers “Idea Lab Summer” events from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. These activities are intended for students in grades 6 to 12.

The Science Zone says that participants:

  • Spend time outdoors and explore the many careers available
  • Learn about the Platte River by floating it, swimming in it, and fishing on it
  • Create a video masterpiece under the guidance of an expert
  • Prepare for that first job interview in a special 5-day workshop with Impact Wyoming
  • Play Dungeons and Dragons
  • Visit the University of Wyoming and Wyo Tech

The following graphic showing the camps throughout the summer is also available online:

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