Orbits Curiosity Early Learners Camp


Orbits Curiosity Early Learners Camp

3 – 6 years old


Discover STEAM topics together with your child through exciting hands-on activities, including science investigations, games, music, and more!

Time & Dates

10:30 am – 12:00 pm

First and third Saturdays of each month.

Fun and learning with STEAM

Created for children ages 3 to 6, these activity-based, hands-on camps explore science and include STEAM elements. Camps are usually held on the first and third Saturdays of each month unless otherwise noted. Even though there are two classes offered per month, the same lesson will be taught throughout a given month.

These 90-minute camps — led by Lowell educators — occur from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Parents can explore topics in physics and astronomy with their children. Activities include science investigations, games, storytime, music, engineering, art, and more! Maximum 12 children per camp.


Members: $20 per child
Non-members: $25 per child

Parent attendance is MANDATORY. The prices listed are per session. You may register for one month at a time or for multiple dates. Register for five months, and the 6th month is free!

Scholarships are available for those who demonstrate financial need. Apply here.

Enroll now for our 2024 camps!

2024 Topics

Jan 6 & Jan 20 | Electricity & Magnetism: Magnetism

Children will make a magnet-powered car that they will get to take home.

Feb 3 & Feb 17 | Our Moon: The Moon’s Environment

Children will explore lunar features such as craters and more.

March 2 & March 16 | Light & Optics: Light

Children will create shadow puppets to discover the properties of light.

April 6 & April 20 | Planets: Terrestrial

Children will learn about the terrestrial planets through various experiments.

May 4 & May 18 | Sun: Energy from the Sun

Children will construct and launch a hot air balloon and build and use (weather permitting) a pizza box solar oven.

Jun 1 & Jun 15 | Our Solar System: Asteroids

Children will discover the properties of space rocks and compare them to rocks on Earth.

Jul 6 & 20 | Force & Motion: Newton's 1st Law

Children will experiment through play with inclined planes, levers, and pulleys. They will also create a painting using force and motion.

Aug 3 & Aug 17 | Constellations: Shapes & Stories

Children will build and take home a miniature planetarium.

Sep 7 & Sep 21 | Matter: Phases of Matter

Children will explore various states of matter through experiments and play.

Oct 5 & Oct 19 | Earth: Layers of the Earth

Children will construct volcanoes and watch them erupt.

Nov 2 & Nov 16 | Thermodynamics: Temperature

Children will create and learn to use a thermometer.

Dec 7 & Dec 21 | Space Travel: The International Space Station

Children will learn about what it takes to work and live in space.

Camps Contact

Kelly Ferguson