The University of Arizona

Winter Fusion Camp Themes
Join us for Winter Fusion Day Camps this winter break at Flandrau Science Center & Planetarium. Campers will explore engineering, astronomy, geology and more! Day Camps are $50 per camp, per camper. With early and after care available for an additional charge. Registration is now open! Camps have limited seats available since we will only be offering 2 age groups. It'll be a blast!

Kinder-2nd Grade

Tuesday, January 3rd
There’s No Place Like Space: Get ready to blast off into space as we explore our solar system through hands on fun! Learn about the stars and planets in our newly renovated planetarium theater.

Wednesday, January 4th
Over in the Ocean: Dive into life under the sea in our Marine Discovery Lab. We will learn about creatures of the sea with live specimens and a visit to our planetarium theater to see an underwater adventure.

Thursday, January 5th
Levers, Gears and Pulley’s, Lego Simple Machines: Calling all junior engineers! In this camp we will use Legos to build and create simple machines and explore how these machines make our work easier.

Friday, January 6th
Backyard Bug Hunters: Wiggle, flutter and crawl your way through this camp as we explore the world of bugs in our Insect Discovery Lab. Learn about their adaptations and make observations with live specimens. See a show in our planetarium theater that reveals the mysteries of the world bugs.

3rd-5th Grade

Tuesday, January 3rd
In the Zona Zone: Unearth the mysteries of the Critical Zone- the unique layer where all life occurs on our planet. In this camp, we will go on an adventure that will take campers from the treetops to down below the surface we walk on.

Wednesday, January 4th
Lego Master Builders: If Legos are your thing, then this camp is for you! Engineer advanced machines and test your creations’ abilities through challenges with other campers.

Thursday, January 5th
We Are Stars: Discover cosmic chemistry and our explosive origins. Learn how hydrogen, helium and carbon, the very building blocks of life, formed in the start of the universe and then bring it all back to us – we are made of stars!

Friday, January 6th
Poseidon’s Paradise: Explore Poseidon’s underwater world in our Marine Discovery Lab. Learn about the unique plants and creatures of one of our closest marine ecosystems, the Sea of Cortez.