Spend the night at the Science Center!

Have you ever had so much fun at the Science Center that you didn't want to leave? Why leave? Join us for an overnight camp-in and explore the Science Center all night long!

Upcoming Camp-ins

September 30, 2016 – Cub/Boy Scout STEM Camp-in (all levels)

October 14, 2016 – Girl Scout STEM Camp-in (all levels) 

Become a Maker and tap into your own creativity as you build, design and create your own inventions! Investigate stop-motion animation using tablet computers! Questioning, testing, even sometimes failing are important steps in the building process. 

Join us at the Saint Louis Science Center for these fun overnight camp-ins where everyone is an Inventor, Maker, Tinkerer and Tester. Activities will partially fulfill requirements for several badges! 

At least one adult chaperone is required for every five campers under 18 years old. Enrollment is $45 per participant. Call 314-289-4424 to reserve your spot today! 

October 28, 2016 – Halloween Camp-in (public/families) 

Join our spooky Halloween atmosphere of science that glows, bubbles and oozes! Experiment with dry ice to make your own bubbling caldron of witch's brew. Scare up some fun as we show you how to add ghoulish décor to your home and eerie accessories to your costume! Break off a piece of your own DNA and let us show how haunting science can be! Enrollment is $50 per participant.

Basic Camp-in Information 

  • Call 314.289.4424 to reserve your spots.
  • Check-in for Camp-ins is from 5:00pm – 6:30pm on the date listed. Activities begin at 6:30pm. The Camp-in ends at about 10:00am the following morning.
  • The OMNIMAX movie will be a family friendly selection from the current rotation.
  • Activities are designed for children ages 6 and up. We stay up late and get up early at our Camp-ins. We do not recommend our Camp-ins for children under 6 years old.
  • At least one chaperone is required for every five campers under 18 years old.
  • Sleeping under the stars is available at Planetarium Camp-ins only.

Every Camp-in Event Includes:

  • An Omnimax and/or Planetarium show
  • Amazing Science Demonstration
  • Hands-on Activities
  • Free time exploring the Galleries
  • Pizza dinner, snack and continental breakfast
  • Sleeping in the Science Center galleries
  • Overnight parking
  • Scouts earn a souvenir patch

Private Events!

If you have a group of 100 or more, you may reserve a private Camp-in. Perfect for school and scout groups! Groups under 100 may also book a program if the minimum event fee is paid.

Cost:  Rates vary. Call us at 314.289.4439 or contact your group or council for more information.