FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Julie Smith, PR Manager (714) 913-5018 email@example.com Camp Discovery offers the ultimate experience in science and technology fun this summer Sign up now for summer camps, offered June to August 2008 SANTA ANA, Calif. 3 Feb. 19, 2008 3 Have a young thrill seeker who loves roller coasters?
Or a future veterinarian or marine biologist who seeks out the wilder side of science? Join Discovery Science Center this summer as we take Science, Southern California-style to new heights! Experience Camp Discovery this summer from June to August 2008.
Camp costs range from $125 to $495. Parents are encouraged to sign up early, as popular camps fill up fast! Discovery Science Center Members receive discounts on camp and get exclusive early registration.
Visit www.discoverycube.org for full details, or call 714-913-5012 to request a Camp Discovery brochure. For the little scientists Summer Smiles (5-6 years old) Take a walk on the wild side as we explore fun science topics! Investigate the world of frogs, dinosaurs, butterflies and more.
Take a close-up look at butterfly wings, take apart owl pellets, make ooey, gooey slime and much more! June 23-27, June 30 3 July 4, July 7 - 11, July 21 - 25, August ... more. less.
4 - 8, August 18 - 22 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.<br><br> No extended day is available. Science Sizzles (5-6 years old) Science is the hot topic this summer! Investigate a rainbow of colors, make your own pizza and study squirmy earthworms.<br><br> Explore plants from the garden to your plate in an investigation of health and good nutrition. July 14 - 18, July 28 3 August 1, August 11- 15, August 25 - 29 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.<br><br> No extended day is available. Science exploration for ages seven to ten Ultimate Exploration (7-10 years old) Try out some real-world science as you make a rubber ball, investigate fingerprints and mystery substances, and use electrical kits to light bulbs, ring buzzers, spin fan blades and play music. We 9ll also focus on Animal Grossolog y, the less polite side of our furry and not so furry friends.<br><br> July 7 - 11, July 21 - 25, August 4 - 8, August 18 - 22 9 a.m. -2:30 p.m. Extended day is available additional fee.<br><br> Project Discovery (7-10 years old) Enjoy a series of challenge-based activities, such as building a wind-powered car, dropping an egg without breaking it and constructing a catapult. We 9ll also investigate the secrets of dinosaurs, and take a close look at the planet we live on, starting with a grain of sand. July 14 - 18, July 28 3 August 1, August 11 - 15, August 25 - 29 9 a.m.<br><br> -2:30 p.m. Extended day is available for additional fee. Comic Strips, Graphic Arts and Digital Storybooks (7 - 9 years old) ~ NEW!<br><br> Learn the more artistic side of computers during this elementary program using Power Point and cut-and-paste creative software. Campers must know basic keyboarding skills and mouse use and be prepared to learn how to photograph and download images, write storyboards and work cooperatively with others. June 30 3 July 4, July 7 - 11, July14 3 18 (August 25 3 29 tentative) 1:30 3 5 p.m.<br><br> August 11 3 15; August 18 3 22 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Interactive adventures for "tweens" Robotics (10-13 years old) Work in teams to build a robot and make it move using Lego Mindstorms Robolab system.<br><br> Use your knowledge and skills to program your robot by remote control. Teach your robot to react to its environment with sensors, motors and your own programming logic. (Campers will take home an electronic vehicle to build at home.) July 21 - 25, July 28 3 August 1, Aug.<br><br> 4 - 8, Aug 11 - 15, Aug 18 - 22 1:30 - 5:00 p.m. Game Masters- Video Game Design (11-13 years old) Everyone knows how to play a video game, but not everyone can design a video game! Learn how to imagine, plan, design and create your own 2-D computer game using Game Maker software.<br><br> Campers take home a CD with the trial version of the Game Maker software to continue their game-making skills after camp is over! June 23 - 27, June 30 3 July 4, July 7 - 11, July 14 - 18, July 21 - 25, July 28 3 August 1; August 4 3 8 (August 25 3 29 tentative) 9:00 a.m.- 12:30 p.m. Animal Safari (10-13 years old) ~ NEW!<br><br> Join us as we trek across Southern California on this journey of life science. Begin the week at Discovery Science Center with a close-up look at the grosser aspects of animals in our Animal Grossology exhibition. Visit live sharks at the Aquarium of the Pacific, killer whales at Sea World and rhinos at the Wild Animal Park!<br><br> Finish the week with a kayak tour of the Upper Newport Bay. Enjoy the comfort of a travel coach loaded with all of the extras, such as videos, restroom and snacks. All travel and admission costs are included in the camp fee.<br><br> July 14 - 18 Monday and Friday 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. (extended day until 5 p.m.<br><br> is optional, extended day fee waived); Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thrill Rides and Rockets (10-13 years old) ~ NEW Ready for thrills, chills and rockets?<br><br> Travel with us as we explore the physics of roller coasters at Disneyla nd 9s California Adventure and at Knott 9s Berry Farm. Investigate the watershed and water slides at Wild Rivers Water Park. Build and launch water- and air-powered rockets.<br><br> Make tabletop exhibits that are model versions of Discovery Science Center favorites. Enjoy the comfort of a travel coach loaded with all of the extras, such as videos, restroom and snacks. All travel and admission costs are included in the camp fee.<br><br> August 4 - 8 Monday, Wednesday and Friday 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. (extended day until 5 p.m.<br><br> is optional; extended day fee waived); Tuesday and Thursday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. We have working with kids down to a science!<br><br> Camp Discovery staff members are carefully selected for their sensitivity to the individual needs of their campers. They also have a thorough knowledge of the science concepts they teach and proven track records of working well with children. All camp instructors undergo background checks and are CPR and First Aid Certified.<br><br> Discovery Science Center offers year round programming tailored to the California Science Content Standards, but nothing beats the fun and interactive learning that heats up during the Southern California summer! Sign up for Camp Discovery today! Located at 2500 N.<br><br> Main St. in Santa Ana, Calif., Taco Bell Discovery Science Center is Orange County 9s leading destination for hands -on science fun. Guests can explore more than 100 hands- on science exhibits in themed areas: Discovery Stadium, Techno Arts, Air & Space, Perception, Dynamic Earth, Quake Zone, KidStation, the Digital Lab and Dino Quest.<br><br> Taco Bell Discovery Science Center admission is $12.95 for adults, $9.95 for children ages three to 17. Ages 2 and under, as well as Science Center members, are admitted free. The Dino Quest exhibit is included in the cost of admission.<br><br> To get in the game , guests may rent an infrared transmitter at the cost of $4 for members and $5 for non-members. Easily recognizable by its 10-story solar cube and Delta III Rocket that tower over Interstate 5, Taco Bell Discovery Science Center is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.<br><br> daily, except Thanksgiving and Christmas Day. For more information on annual memberships, group rates, special events, teacher workshops, sleepovers and more, call 714-542-CUBE or visit us online: www.discoverycube.org # # #