Rochester Museum & Science Center Camps

Stay curious with a hefty helping of hands-on, minds-on science and fun with camps at the RMSC this year! Camps at the RMSC offer exciting opportunities for young minds ages 2-15.  Get ready to share in new adventures, discover science and explore exciting experiments!

Our campers enjoy a full week of unique, rewarding and fun-filled educational experiences, interactions with scientists and other professionals and further inquiry into science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) topics at our newly renamed Curiosity Camps.

With experienced educators and a museum filled with hundreds of interactive exhibits to explore, new camp topics and off-campus field trips, the 2017 camp season at the RMSC has more to offer than ever before!

Questions? Call (585) 271-4320 x.296

About Camps at RMSC

Experienced Educators

Our camp instructors are certified school teachers, museum professionals and/or experts in the field who share our passion for life-long learning. In addition to the lead instructor, each classroom is supported by a college or high-school aged teaching assistant and teenaged volunteers. Our camper to staff ratio is 5:1. 

Hands-On Exploration

Camps at the Rochester Museum & Science Center let your camper discover science as a fun, creative way to explore the wonders of our world. With the RMSC as their playground, campers have access to our museum’s unique collections and team of specialists, hundreds of interactive exhibits, shows at the Strasenburgh Planetarium and scientists from our community.

Extended Care Options

Extended Care is available Monday through Friday from either 7:45–9am (AM Care) and/or 4:15–5:30pm(PM Care).  Registration for Extended Care is required. Pre-registration upon registering for the camp week is encouraged. 

Upcoming Camp Opportunities


February Break Curiosity Camp

Monday, Feb. 20–Friday, Feb. 24

It’s a Wild World

Explore the wonders of our wild world this week! Discover our place in space and get hands-on with our amazing planet—from fire and ice to animals and wacky weather! Campers will have an exclusive look at our new exhibition Elements of the Extreme, have the world at their fingertips in Science on a Sphere and sit under the stars in the Strasenburgh Planetarium.

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April Break Curiosity Camp

Monday, April 17–Friday, April 21

Summer Sneak Peek

Join us during this spring break for your first look at what’s in store for the Summer 2017.  Each day will feature either a new camp topic or a favorite topic from years past that is returning to our line-up for 2017.  Power up with an electrifying new camp, explore the art of spycraft, dig down to discover the rocks and fossils beneath our feet, cause a commotion concocting potions, and walk the wild side of science! 

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Summer Curiosity Camps

June 26–Aug. 25

Stay curious with a hefty helping of hands-on, minds-on science and fun with camps at the RMSC this summer! Summer Camps at the RMSC offer exciting opportunities in a wide variety of STEM topics for young minds ages 2-15. Get ready to share in new adventures, discover science, and explore exciting experiments!

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