Track Out Science Camps: 2017
The Leaping Lemurs! Track out Science Camp is a co-ed camp designed for grades 1st through 8th and includes a mixture of classroom learning, fun interactive activities, and of course plenty of time with the lemurs! Each camp includes age appropriate modules that guarantee an educational and fun-filled time for your child. Participants learn about all aspects of the Duke Lemur Center including research, conservation and animal care! This is a great camp for the animal lover in your family.
3 half days or 5 full days, depending on your child’s age. Half-day camps begin at 9:00 a.m. and end at 1:00 p.m., and full-day camps begin at 9:00 a.m. and end at 4:00 p.m.
For days, times, costs, and aftercare options at a glance, please consult this handy chart:
2017 Camp Comparison Chart. Note that while registration is no longer available for spring track out camps, registration for summer camps is still open.
How to Register:
Keep an eye out for FALL 2017 Track Out dates, to be announced this summer!
Registration for SPRING 2017 Track Out is closed, and no waitlist is available. Please consider our Leaping Lemurs! Summer Science Camp instead.
Payment is required at the time of registration. For your security, please don’t send credit card information via email.
Refunds can be obtained up to 14 days prior to the start of camp. Cancellations made within 30 days of the camp session will receive a full refund. Those made within 14-29 days of the camp session will receive a 50% refund, and last-minute cancellations made 0-13 days before the camp session will not receive a refund. Please note that it can take up to 45 business days to process and mail a refund.
Grades 1-2, 3-5, and 6-8
Grades 1-2 half-day camp — fall dates TBD
Grades 3-5 full-day camp — fall dates TBD
Grades 6-8 full-day camp — fall dates TBD
$180 per student for complete 3-day camp (grades 1-2)
$380 per student for complete 5-day camp (grades 3-5 & 6-8)
Or, register a la carte for $70/day for grades 1-2 and $85/day for grades 3-8.
Please dress your child appropriately for the weather and ensure they are wearing closed-toed tennis shoes. We ask that caretakers provide a water bottle, sunscreen and insect repellent as all campers will be exposed to outdoor elements.
Because this is a science camp, all activities are STEM based.
Lunch won’t be provided, so children should bring their own bagged lunches. Although refrigeration isn’t available, all lunches are kept in an air-conditioned room. Drinks (water, soda) are available at the Lemur Landing Gift Shop for $1.00.
Children picked up after 1:00 p.m. (3-day camps) or 4:00 p.m. (weeklong camps) will be subject to a late pick-up fee of $10 per half hour, unless arrangements have been made for aftercare ($15 per day for full-day camps; not available for half-day camps). The Duke Lemur Center closes at 5:00 p.m.
Although children will be very close to the lemurs, there is no touching or handling of the lemurs per Lemur Center regulations.
If you have questions or would like to receive more information, please email our education associate Gwynne MacIntyre at firstname.lastname@example.org. She’ll be happy to assist!