Leonardo da Vinci : Machines in Motion | Summer Camps
Discovery Science Place and The Center for Earth & Space Science Education at TJC have joined forces once again for this summer’s educational exhibit, ‘Leonardo da Vinci : Machines in Motion’. Visit both venues to get the full experience.
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Summer Camps

  • $165June 23-27
  • The Art of Science (w/Leonardo da Vinci)
  • Discovery Science Place

    • Using plants to paint, chemistry to color, and science to sculpt- come learn the art of science! Every camp day we will focus on a particular art medium and the science behind it. Why does mixing all colors of light give us white light while mixing all colors of paint gives us black? How does the shape of an instrument affect the sound it produces? What are the various materials that can be used to create a sculpture? Can a science lesson be taught through dance?
    • Younger students will focus on the creation of art pieces such as paintings, musical instruments, and sculptures. Older students will delve into the world of Leonardo da Vinci as well- his artistic and scientific endeavors.
    • For grades K – 6th
    • Location: The Discovery Science Place
    • Cost: $165 per child per week; 10% member discount applies
    • Lunch: Bring a sack lunch/snacks are provided.
    • Time: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm *
    • BEFORE/AFTER CARE: For registered campers only. No member discount.
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  • $149June 23-27
  • Inside da Vinci’s Studio
  • The Center for Earth & Space Science Education

    • Leonardo da Vinci created some of the world’s most well-known art. Campers will learn about the life and times of the original Renaissance Man, explore some of the artist’s most famous works and innovative techniques, and create their own sketchbook and masterpieces.
    • For ages 6-11
    • Location: Meet at Ornelas Health & Physical Education Center (Tyler Junior College).
    • Cost: $149 price includes T-shirt, camp photo, and all supplies.
    • Camper must provide their own snacks.
    • CAMP1046 CRN45354
    • Time: 9:00 a.m.- noon
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  • $149July 7-11
  • Designs of da Vinci
  • The Center for Earth & Space Science Education

    • Leonardo da Vinci was one of the greatest geniuses the world has ever known. From transportation to weaponry to flying machines, da Vinci’s many ideas and inventions were before his time. Discover how da Vinci’s designs and discoveries over 500 years ago still influence technology today, and build fun inventions of your own!
    • For ages 6-11
    • Location: Meet at Ornelas Health & Physical Education Center (Tyler Junior College).
    • Cost: $149 price includes T-shirt, camp photo, and all supplies.
    • Camper must provide their own snacks.
    • CAMP1045 CRN45353
    • Time: 9:00 a.m.- noon
  • Register