Camps and Classes

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Get into potions, pollywogs, chemistry, dinosaurs, bugs, and more through our classes and camps. They are all hands-on and age-specific, so that every child learns by doing, every day.

Summer Camps

At the Lawrence Hall of Science, campers age 4 through grade 12 do hands-on exploration every day. See times, descriptions, and costs for over 40 camps, including half-day, full-day, research, and high school–age overnight camp.


Have you ever dreamed of building your own sound machine, animating your own film, or learning a programming language? Now’s your chance to get started with a fun, half-day technology workshop.

Little Explorers Workhops

Join us for our Little Explorers Workshops for kids ages 3–6. You can even create a science after-school program for your club, scout group, or playgroup.

Homeschool Classes

This is the place for kids to experiment, develop ideas, and work together as they learn and build new skills. Classes highlight chemistry, astronomy, biology, and electricity.

Birthday Parties

Celebrate your birthday or any other occasion by treating friends to a private and hands-on hour-long science workshop. Choose from several popular themes, such as the solar system, inventing, or animal discovery.

Winter Camp

Kids ages 4–11 can spend their winter break enjoying science with us. Subscribe to our eNewsletter to get up to date information on next year's Winter Camp. 

Create a Weekday Class Series for Your Group

Schedule a special program for after-school clubs, scout groups, or play groups. You can arrange workshops at custom times and dates on a wide range of topics for your group of 12–30 children. For more information on how to schedule a customized program for your group, call 510-642-5134 Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.