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Enrollment is now closed for the 2015 Summer camp. Thank you to everyone who participated! We hope you had as much fun as we did! See you next year!!

2015 Sign-Up!

The University of Maine Physics Department is hosting its fifth Science Summer Camps season in 2015.  Each themed week of camp is designated for one of three age groups (grades K-2, 3-5, 6-8). The dates and themes of those weeks remaining available are as follows:

7/27 – 7/31:        3-5 Astronomy

8/10 – 8/14:        3-5 Math & Art

8/17 – 8/21:        6-8 Space & Energy


Camp activities include visits to the Emera Astronomy Center, making liquid nitrogen ice cream, racing rubber band boats, building bridges, making kaleidoscopes, constructing bottle rockets, and attending the Mainely Physics Roadshow and much, much more!  For more information on this year’s camp, please see our brochure below.


Sign up more than one child, OR one child for more than one week, and receive a 20% discount ($136 per week)!!

Physics Camp 2015 Brochure

Signup and payment for the camp are due no later than a week before the relevant week of camp begins (e.g. if your child is attending the 6-8 Space and Energy Camp week on 6/29-7/3, the signup form and payment are due no later than 6/22), but to ensure a spot in your week of choice, enroll as soon as possible.  All other waivers and forms (included in the parent packet) are due upon dropping off your child(ren) on the first day of camp.

Physics Camp 2015 Parent Packet

If you have any questions or would like to submit registration forms, please contact us at:

Science Summer Camps
120 Bennett Hall
University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469-5709
phone: 207-581-1039
fax: 207-581-3410 ***

*** Please include a cover sheet with all faxes stating the Science Summer Camps as the intended recipient.”

We offer an early drop off/late pickup service for $5 per child per day or $20 per child per week. Please inquire with

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