Locally owned and operated, Mad Science of Austin & San Antonio is the only Mad Science three time Franchise of the Year winner. Central Texas youth have been edu-tained with week-long science-themed camps since 1997.
Mad Science’s mission is to spark the imagination and curiosity of children by providing them with fun, hands-on and educational activities that instill a clearer understanding of what science is really about and how it affects the world around them.
Summer camp programs are offered for children 4 to 12 years old. There are nine completely different science themed camp topics for the summer of 2014. With this many themes to choose from, there is a scientifically fun time awaiting everyone including the smallest scientist, the aspiring rocket scientist, robot engineers and even the undecided scientist.
Children become junior Mad Scientists for the week, with the opportunity to experience a variety of science adventures. Campers will be able touch, see, hear, smell and taste what science is really all about. Inquiry-based learning techniques that involve the campers in individual, small group and large group activities allow both the youngest of campers and the most advanced campers to enjoy our learning environment.
Each camp has two instructors to ensure there is always a helping hand nearby. Instructors are specially trained in Mad Science programming and have experience working with elementary children. Every camp location has is a CPR and first aid certified instructor. All Mad Science instructors have criminal background checks.
Late pick-up is provided from 3:00pm – 6:00pm for the 6-hour per day camps for an additional fee. Early drop off is included for the 6-hour per day camps as early as 8:00am. All supplies are provided for campers, including a snack. Full day campers do bring their own lunches. Junior Mad Scientists should dress comfortably and come ready to have fun!