Full-Day Themed Camp Sessions For Ages 2-10
East Orlando (Near Lake Nona) Location

Summer Camp 2019

The summer program at Cranium Academy is 10 weeks of fun and learning for students who have a wide range of interests. Browse our schedule of programs here and reserve your spot in just a few minutes.

We offer full day camps for children from 2 years old to 10 years old in arts, ecology, sciences, and more! Camp options include 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM, 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM, and 7:00 AM to 6:00 PM. Part week options will also be offered. Please contact us for more details.

Camp Schedules

Half Day

8:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Extended Day

8:30 AM – 3:30 PM

Full Day

7:00 AM – 6:00 PM

10 Exciting Sessions

Week 1:6/3 – 6/7
Week 2:6/10 – 6/14
Week 3:6/17 – 6/21
Week 4:6/24 – 6/28
Week 5:7/1 – 7/5 (closed 7/4)
Week 6:7/8 – 7/12
Week 7:7/15 – 7/19
Week 8:7/22 – 7/26
Week 9:7/29 – 8/2
Week 10:8/5 – 8/8 (closed 8/9)

Main Camp Themes (Ages 2-10)

Week 1: Down by the Sea

Whether you live near a beach or not, there is just something fun and relaxing about the beach. Find out how sand is created. Learn how to walk like a crab and create your own ocean currents. Learn all facets of the beach including sea turtle nesting, seagulls and building sand castles.

Week 2: Beep! Toot! Zoom!

This week we will talk about the many types of transportation vehicles and how many things get moved every day. We will learn about fishing vessels, emergency transport and construction vehicles. *This camp is for ages 2-4 only.

Week 3: Imagination Station

What is imagination?  Why do we need to use our imagination? Create your own story and act it out for your fellow campers. Let your imagination go and take something basic and make it magical.

Week 4: Cranium Space Center

Soar to outer space with the Cranium Space Center. Blast off on your rocket and learn about our Solar System. Make sure you wear your space helmet and we will learn about the stars and constellations. Have fun creating a moon out of puffy paint and creating erupting moon rocks. *This camp is for ages 2-4 only.

Week 5: America the Beautiful

Buckle up! We are going on a road trip. Campers will “visit” a different state each day while learning about the state motto, flag, animal and flower. To celebrate our country’s independence we will march through the halls of Cranium Academy waving our flags.

Week 6: Dino-Mite Dinosaurs

ROAR! This week our campers will be Jr. Paleontologists. They will have a blast excavating dinosaur eggs & bones, camping out in a tent and making fossils. Children will create their own dinosaur sensory bottle and will go on a scavenger hunt to find dinosaur fossils. *This camp is for ages 2-4 only.

Week 7: Can You Feel My Heartbeat?

Is our heart shaped like a heart? Did you know that your nose can smell up to 10,000 odors? How many muscles make the eye move? Learn more amazing facts about how our body works.

Week 8: Mad Science

Pull on your gloves and put on your goggles, it’s Mad Science Week! Every day campers will conduct different experiments and record their findings. Our younger campers will have fun with Mentos geysers, goo, slime and surprise color eruptions. *This camp is for ages 2-4 only.

Week 9: Rumble in the Jungle

Why is there so much life in the rainforest? Campers will learn about the plants and animals that live in the canopy, why rainforests are important and the foods that come from the rainforest. Campers will recreate the water cycle that helps maintain the rainforest.

Week 10: Terrific Teamwork

Working together is our theme this week. Wacky relay races, scavenger hunts and creating a gum drop tower will help our campers rely on each other. Campers will learn to understand that working together will allow us to accomplish amazing things.

STEM Camp (Children Going Into Kindergarten)

Week 2: Jr. Astronaut (CAMP IS FULL!)

*THIS CAMP IS FULL! Three, two, one…blast off! It’s time to fall in line for astronaut training! Next up: Escape Earth’s gravity to explore the Sun, the Moon, and many of the solar system’s interesting features. Then let’s kick it into warp drive to study the stars and build pipe cleaner constellations!

Week 4: Jr. Engineer (CAMP IS FULL!)

*THIS CAMP IS FULL! Calling all inventors, builders, designers and dreamers! This is your opportunity to shine! From wing designs to clothespin cars, curious camper minds discover what it takes to be an engineer. Throughout the week we explore engineering disciplines ranging from aerospace to electrical, with little hands working on innovative projects that engage and amaze.

Week 6: Jr. Game Maker (ON WAITLIST)

*ON WAILIST! Game on! With the development of logic skills serving as the foundation for fun, our budding programmers learn the basics of computer science while creating digitally interactive puzzles and exciting video games. With off-line projects like mini skee-ball and labyrinth, campers delve into a world filled with strategy, logic, and luck!

Week 8: Jr. Physicist (ON WAITLIST)

*ON WAITLIST! Unlock the forces that drive our universe! From mastering matter to exploring fundamental forces, our future-physicists learn through hands-on projects such as designing a gravity maze and constructing a kaleidoscope. Topics like magnetism, density, and friction come alive!

STEM Camp (1st Grade to 10 Years Old)

Week 2: Wacky World of Aircraft (CAMP IS FULL!)

*THIS CAMP IS FULL! It’s time to taxi for the takeoff of the Wacky World of Aircraft camp! The adventure begins with a steep climb to cruising altitude as our aspiring pilots learn the fundamentals of unpowered, subsonic, and supersonic flight. Campers earn their wings building their own aircrafts. Our pilots wrap up the voyage by assembling their own rubber band powered helicopters!

Week 4: High Voltage Heroes (CAMP IS FULL!)

*THIS CAMP IS FULL! Amplify your child’s interest in electronics as they discover tools to power their inner hero! Through an understanding of circuit components and the flow of electricity, campers arm themselves with the knowledge to create the super gadgets they need to save the day.

Week 6: Kid’s Crime Lab

Join the Cranium CSI team as we investigate the mysteries of the living world through the lens of forensic biology. Designed as a suspense-building “whodunit” experience, Kids Crime Lab guides campers through the discovery of clues and the tackling of challenges tied to topics such as cellular structure and DNA. Science leads the way for these summertime sleuths!

Week 8: Coding and Digital Design (ON WAITLIST)

*ON WAITLIST! Join us at the crossroads of coding and digital design! In this camp kids explore how technology has revolutionized video production, website design, 3D modeling and more. This is one camp where technology is truly the catalyst for creativity!