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Spring & Spring Break Science Camps, Programs, Workshops, & Classes in West Virginia are Starting in March, 2018

Many of our West Virginia Science Camps offer Spring & Spring Break Science Programs, Activities, Workshops & Classes starting in March, 2018.

Be sure to check the "Year-Round Programs and Other Camp Info" headings of each camp listing for specifics, or give any Science Camp you're interested in a call to check on Spring & Spring Break dates, times and availability.

Spring & Spring Break 2018 Science Camp Open Houses & Reunions

Many of our Science Camps will be hosting Spring & Spring Break Reunions for their previous campers, and Spring & Spring Break Open Houses for interested new campers and families. Each camp is different, and some offer activities for the entire family.

Contact the camp(s) directly to see if there are any Camp Reunion or Open House Plans for March, 2018.

Best West Virginia Spring & Spring Break Science Day Camps Starting in March, 2018

Looking for a Great West Virginia Science Day Camp? Look at each camp's TYPE OF CAMP description. Many of our Best West Virginia Day Science Camps also list their exact hours, and if they offer before and after camp activities.

Best West Virginia Year-Round
Science Camps, Classes & Science Programs

Many of our Best West Virginia Summer Science Camps also offer Year Round Science Camp Programs, Classes, and Activities. You should contact the camps you are interested in to see if they offer Fall, Winter and/or Spring Science Programs, too.

Best West Virginia Spring & Spring Break Science Camp Jobs

Searching for West Virginia Science Camp Jobs? Many of our Best Science Camps are now listing their 2018 Spring & Spring Break Camp Jobs, too. Look for the heading "Summer Camp Jobs" in each camp listing. You can also check any camp's website for their "Work at Camp" or "Spring & Spring Break Employment Opportunities" pages.

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Camp Pillsbury
Owatonna, Minnesota

Ages: 6-17 . Coed Campers. Overnight Camp. Day Camp.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Camp Pillsbury is a unique summer camp for boys and girls ages 6 to 17. Strong offerings in Theater, Circus, Music, Dance, Sports, Magic, Technology, and more. More than 100 activities! Campers choose their activities daily, making each day special for each individual camper. Five, 2 WEEK sleepaway sessions begin June 10th to August 19th. Enroll now at:

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Burgundy Center for Wildlife Studies
Capon Bridge, WV

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660 Margaret Sullivan Lane
Capon Bridge, WV 26711

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3700 Burgundy Rd. 
Alexandria VA  22303


TYPE OF CAMP: Overnight/Sleepaway.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: Hike, swim, and hunt for butterflies, warblers, foxes and salamanders in a secluded 500-acre WV wildlife sanctuary. This unique overnight nature camp has a high staff:camper ratio, independent projects and a non-competitive attitude. Interweaving music, arts, games and laughter with nature, the knowledgeable, dynamic, caring staff develop a lasting community -- campers return year after year. Located just 100 miles west of DC metropolitan area.

Science, Academics, Swimming, Adventure, Wilderness/Nature, and more. Nature Camp

Burgundy Center for Wildlife Studies is a Top Science Summer Camp located in Capon Bridge West Virginia offering many fun and educational Science and other activities, including: Academics, Adventure, Science and more. Burgundy Center for Wildlife Studies is a top Science Camp for ages: 8 - 15.

CAMP LOCATION: BCWS is located in a remote, open valley in the Appalachians of West Virginia, a 2.5 hour drive west of Washington DC. The entire 500 acres is a wildlife sanctuary, with access to thousands of nearby acres. Find photos on our website and on Facebook.

CAMP FACILITIES: The main lodge includes an all-purpose gathering room with open fireplace, science workporches, dining porch, infirmary, library and modern public lavatories. The dormitories are screened porches, letting in fresh air and night sounds. The stream and pond are close to the main lodge and the canopy walkway is a 10 minute walk away. The advantage of BCWS is that we our facilities are clustered in one corner of the sanctuary, leaving the forest, meadows and wide diversity of wildlife relatively undisturbed.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: BCWS summer camp was founded in 1963, and has been in continual operation ever since. The camp nurtures in children and teens a respect and sensitivity to the natural world through greater knowledge of self and nature. The campers develop this through direct interactions with nature and the staff, through learning scientific information, and through gaining experiences as part of a community.

BCWS is accredited by the American Camping Association. Exploration of the natural world is interwoven with games, song, story, music arts, hiking, and swimming. Campers are introduced to plant, animal and earth science, participate in overnight trips, and then pursue their strongest interests in a project of their own design. Each afternoon brings a new selection of activities. Children and teens learn and live together in a friendly, non-competitive community.

There is one staff member for every two campers. Groups are small and there is plenty of individual attention. Evening programs are occasionally small group choices, but more often whole group gatherings. The director is directing for her 30th year. The staff are high school, college, graduate students and teachers, most of whom were once BCWS campers themselves, and are knowledgeable in specific areas of the natural world. They bring their education, experience, energy, creativity and sense of humor to each moment.

An Adult Weekend was created at the request of parents who were themselves wishing to remain at BCWS in the cool green foliage, watching the sunset from the mountaintop, sleeping to the sound of owls and katydids, waking to birdsong, and trying their hands at the various activities and inactivities. The population includes adults in their 20s to 70s, some of whom are entirely new to the program. Some are constantly active, some take time in the hammocks, by the pond, or on a solitary stroll. The staff are always available with workshops or hikes, but all the schedule is optional for participants. The food includes vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes, and upgrades during the weekend for adult palates.

CAMP LEADERSHIP CIT/LIT PROGRAMS: Entry level at age 16 are 50% kitchen staff, but are paid and considered full staff. However, training is extensive and first years are apprenticed with more experienced teachers.

CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Financial aid available: must apply with registration.

Senior Program (ages 11-15) $1675
Session 1: Sunday, June 25 - Saturday, July 8
Session 2: Tuesday, July 11 - Tuesday, July 25*
Session 3: Wednesday, August 2 - Tuesday, August 15 *Note: session 2 is designed for campers who have already attended the Senior Program, and is intellectually and physically more rigorous.
Junior Program (ages 8 -10) $975
Sunday, August 20 - Saturday, August 26
Adult Weekend (ages 21+) $235 / $415
Friday, July 28 - Sunday, July 30

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BCWS is currently hiring for both spring and summer of 2017.  If you are a high school, college student or college graduate, with a good knowledge base in nature, send your resume to bows[AT][AT] and we'll send you an application.

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West Virginia Science Camps

Be sure to ask each West Virginia Science Camp about the amount of science instruction and the overall intensity of their science program.

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Google's Maker Camp
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CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

Science, Technology, Computers, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: The Google Makers Camp is entirely online.

The following participating locations are providing internet access for free as well:

Rhode island
Warwick Public Library

New Hampshire
Keene Public Library
Boys & Girls Club of Nashua

Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston: Jordan Boys and Girls Club
Boston Museum of Science
Duxbury Free Library
Boys & Girls Club of Greater Billerica
Boys & Girls Club of Fitchburg and Leominster

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: A FREE summer camp for building, tinkering and exploring. Online and in your neighborhood!

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Each weekday morning, Maker will post a new project or activity on their Google+ page—30 things to make over six weeks. Each weekday afternoon at 2 PM, tune in to a live Google+ Hangout On Air to meet expert makers who create amazing things.

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Science Camps in WV
Offer Day & Overnight Options

Some West Virginia Science Camps offer BOTH Day and Overnight Camp options. Be sure to check each camp's description under "TYPE OF CAMP" for complete information, and exact hours.

Some West Virginia Science Day Camps also offer Extended Camp Hours for Early Camper Drop-Off and Pick Up. If you need these services, you should contact the camp to confirm availability.

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MNOHS Online Summer Arts Camp
Online Camp Minnesota

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CAMPER AGES: Grades 9-12

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: This summer, MNOHS music teacher Erin Winchell and MNOHS media arts teacher Michael Wiechmann are teaming up to lead an exciting, intensive online learning experience. Students will meet online in real time to develop video projects, show their work, and give and receive feedback. Projects include a 30-second commercial and a 10-minute short film, documentary, or stop action.

Technology, Academics, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, and more. Video & Soundtrack Production

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Students should plan to be online 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. weekdays, except July 4, and to work ten additional hours per week on their projects. Most of the scheduled time is for projects but some of it will be for meetings.

Required equipment: A tablet or phone with a front-facing camera. A video camera or DSLR camera will also work.

Two sessions available: June 16 - June 29 or June 30 - July 14

Tuition: $240 per session

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Teen Science Camps in West Virginia

West Virginia Science Camps for Teens sometimes include more advanced or immersive science activities, and can be much more rigorous. Teen Science Camps in WV tend to have more focus on science skills development, sometimes involving professional or college-level teaching standards, intense learning activities or experiences, limited down-time, as well as, age-appropriate special camp events designed for highly motivated teens.

Be sure to speak with each camp you are interested in, so you know exactly what to expect.

Summer of Minecraft
Online Camp

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(323) 287-5580

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CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: If you like Minecraft, you're absolutely going to love Summer of Minecraft - an online summer camp program starting June 27 where kids 9-14 will learn Beginning and Intermediate Coding, Game Design, and Engineering in Minecraft in a safe, multiplayer environment.

Science, Technology, Academics, Computers, and more. Gaming, Coding, Team Building, Leadership, Minecraft.

Summer of Minecraft is a Top Science Summer Camp located in  West Virginia offering many fun and educational Science and other activities, including: Science, Technology, Computers and more. Summer of Minecraft is a top Science Camp for ages: 9 - 14.

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Summer of Minecraft includes:

Weekly challenges that engage players of all levels
Guides for parents and educators
Live streams introducing challenges and showcasing player creations
An online forum for campers to ask questions and share

OTHER CAMP INFO: Throughout the year enjoy Free Minecraft Kid Club.

June 27 - August 5. For complete info, please visit: Our Camp Website Link:

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Computer Kids Club
Online Camp

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P.O. Box 246
Bear, Delaware

Southern Chester County, PA
Southern New Jersey
Northern Maryland, next to the Delaware line

CAMPER AGES: Ages 5-12

TYPE OF CAMP: Day Camp. Online. Summer M-F 8:45 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

BRIEF CAMP DESCRIPTION: WEEKLY SUMMER CAMP: June 26-Sept. 1 2017, M-F 8:45-12:00 at local DELAWARE SCHOOLS. Microsoft McCaws, Engineering Eagles, Coding Cardinals, Mac & Math Meerkats, see site for details and locations.

SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS: Special Needs are welcome.

Science, Math, Technology, Academics, Computers, Video/Filmmaking/Photography, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: All summer camps will be held in New Castle County schools

CAMP FACILITIES: The camps will be held in New Castle County schools in their computer lab.

YEAR-ROUND PROGRAMS: Individual Tutoring By appointment. Perfect for Homeschool students. This enrichment program in technology will help your student in Math, Reading, Grammar, Typing, and the Microsoft and MAC programs. Ages 5-12. Schools-Schedule a FREE 1 hour trial session for the before/after school program.

Summer Camps will be held M-F from 8:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. at local Delaware Schools. The FEE is $165.00 per week.

Seeking Part-time, flexible, technology teachers to follow program curriculum working with up to 20 students in a computer lab.

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International Science Camps in West Virginia

Some of our West Virginia Science Camps accept International Campers from all around the world. Some camps could offer special Summer International Programs, scholarships, or other incentives to international campers.

International Campers and Parents: Be sure to contact each West Virginia Science Camp you are interested in to see if they accept campers from other Countries, if they hire any international staff, or if they offer any Special Summer Science Programs for International Campers.

Brain Chase: Summer Learning Challenge
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Brain Chase is an online camp available to students in grades 2-8 across the US. Participants in the following states are eligible to win the buried treasure grand prize: AL, AK, AR, CA, CT, DE, DC, FL, GA, HI, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, ME, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, NV, NH, NJ, NM, NY, NC, ND, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TX, UT, VT, VA, WA, WV, WI and WY.

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CAMPER AGES: Grades 2-8


CAMPER GENDER(S): Coed Campers.

Math, Technology, Academics, Computers, and more.

CAMP LOCATION: Brain Chase is online - the participant that guesses the coordinates of the buried treasure first will be flown with one parent to dig up the treasure.

CAMP FACILITIES: NA - Camp is online

CAMP PROGRAM INFO: Founded in 2014 by Austin parents Allan and Heather Staker, Brain Chase is the product of his filmmaking/tech background and her online education expertise. They are both Harvard-educated and their 5 children were the inspiration behind the creation of this revolutionary new summer program

Brain Chase is a 6-week summer learning challenge disguised as a massive global treasure hunt for 2nd−8th graders. A golden globe has been buried somewhere on earth – and it contains the key to a safe deposit box holding a $10,000 college scholarship fund. Participants who complete an hour of online summer learning activities each day will unlock secret animated webisodes that hold the clues to the globe’s whereabouts. Guess the treasure’s location first, and you’ll be the one on a plane to dig it up.

Enrollment is limited to the first 5,000 entrants.
Kickoff is June 30. Last registration July 18.

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CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Additional children from same household are half off for each registration.

OTHER CAMP INFO: You spend 10 months of every year in school, but much of that hard work likely vanishes during summer break. Who wants to do boring worksheets when school’s out? Brain Chase is a summer enrichment program that’s FUN. Action-packed animations, mysterious packages in the mail, and the hunt for buried treasure turn learning into an adventure. It’s FLEXIBLE. You’ll do the challenge when you want, where you want, and at your own pace. And it’s CUSTOMIZED. You get to work at your own level. - See more at: Our Camp Website Link:

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Kickoff is June 30, 2014.

Last chance to register is July 18, 2014.

$199 for first child, $100 for each additional child from the same household.

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Fairmont, WV 26554

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