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Science Discovery recommends using our online camp registration system, but you may also register for camps by phone, mail, fax or drop-off.

phone:  303-492-7188
fax:  303-735-6443
mail:  CU Science Discovery, 446 UCB, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309-0446
drop-off:  Science Learning Lab, East Campus, 3400 Marine Street, Boulder, CO 80309

Payment is due at the time of registration. If you would prefer to set up a payment plan, please call 303-492-7188.

Please make checks payable to University of Colorado-SD. Mail or drop-off completed Registration Form.

Students must be at least 5 years old to attend a Science Discovery camp. Please respect the stated age guidelines and only register your child(ren) for camps in their age group.

Supervised Lunch

Science Discovery provides free lunchtime supervision from 12-1pm for students taking both an AM and PM camp at the same site (CU Main Campus or Science Learning Lab locations). Please bring a bagged lunch.

Summer Camp Cancellation Policy
Science Discovery has designed its cancellation policy to minimize the number of camp spots that are unused due to last-minute cancellations.

Cancellations made more than 15 business days prior to the start of the camp will incur a $35 administrative fee. NO refunds will be given for cancellations made within 15 business days of the start of the camp. In the event that a camp is cancelled by Science Discovery, registrants will receive a full refund.

Transfer requests made up to 15 days prior to the start of the camp will incur a $15 administrative fee. Transfer requests made within 15 business days will incur a $35 administrative fee.

Please note: CU Science Discovery reserves the right to remove any student from the program if s/he displays any behavior that is harmful to others and/or disruptive to the camp. Under these circumstances, a refund would not be issued.

Discount Options
Early Bird Discount: Science Discovery offers a 5% Early Bird Discount to all registrations placed within the first few weeks of online registration being open. Dates and a discount code will be announced late winter 2018. This discount may not be combined with any other discounts, coupons, or gift certificate offers.

Multi-Camp Discount: Science Discovery offers a 10% discount to all families registering for 5 or more summer camps. The discount begins with the fifth camp and is applied to the least expensive camp(s). This discount may not be combined with any other discounts, coupons or gift certificate offers.

CU/UCD Faculty, Staff and Student Discount: Current CU and UCD faculty, staff and students are entitled to a 10% discount on all camp registrations. Affiliates will receive a coupon code via email once online registration has opened. If you do not receive an email please contact us via email. This discount may not be combined with any other discounts, coupons or gift certificate offers.

Scholarships are provided depending upon availability of funding and financial need. Requests for financial assistance are received and approved on a first come/first served basis, so please submit your application as soon as possible. CU Science Discovery strives to provide as many scholarships as possible to children who may otherwise be unable to attend classes – please consider this when determining the amount you can pay for camps. If you are applying for aid for multiple students, please complete a separate form for each student. Scholarship applications may be submitted anytime after online registration begins. The application review and award notification process will begin in March 2018.

CU Science Discovery Scholarship Application Form (pdf)

Medication Policy
Any student who may require medication for allergies or asthma during a Science Discovery program must have an approved Medical Care Plan on file. Please click on the links below to download the relevant form(s). Signed forms must be submitted to Science Discovery immediately upon registration and no later than 20 business days prior to your child’s camp start date. Forms can be submitted to Science Discovery by email (, fax (303-735-6443) or mail (address above). Questions? Please call 303-492-1601.

2017 Medical Form Due Dates
Allergy Care Plan
Asthma Care Plan
Medication Administration Plan
 (only if Science Discovery will be administering medication)
Refusal to Provide Medication