Our track out program content changes each week. Sign up for one program or all three, and get a different experience every week.

Cost: $425 per week.
Camp includes:

  • All snacks are included! Morning and afternoon snacks.
  • Lunch included!
  • safety equipment (safety glasses, gloves, etc.)
  • lab notebooks.
  • SMILE T-shirt and bag at beginning of each program.
  • all experiment supplies.
  • by request: before and after care available ($15 per week for before or after care, $30 per week for before and after care).
6th through 8th grade:

Track Out Camp: Alpha

  • Track Out - October Week 1: October 2 - October 6
  • Track Out - October Week 4: October 23 - October 27
  • Track Out - November Week 2: November 13 - November 17
  • Track Out - December Week 2: December 13 - December 17

This week long camp is comprised of some of the best and popular experiments from the past years of SMILE Camp. Campers will explore a wide variety of subjects including physics, chemistry, and numerous engineering fields through hands on experimentation. Each day, campers will engage in two experiments in the morning and two experiments in the afternoon. Some examples include: growing metallic crystals, electromagnetism, redox reactions, metal casting, working glass, thermite reactions, and exploring the world at 77 Kelvin with liquid nitrogen. Campers will walk away with the know-how to take their academic knowledge, merge with the real world, and take fun science to the next level!

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Track Out Camp: Beta

  • Track Out - October Week 2: October 9 - October 13
  • Track Out - October Week 5: October 30 - November 3
  • Track Out - November Week 4: November 27 - December 1

For those campers which have attended the "Track Out Camp: Alpha," this camp continues that path with a variety of favorites which are more challenging than the last. Experiments will include 3D printing and prototyping, growing bacteria cultures, clock reactions, chemiluminescence and electroluminescence. Liquid crystals, the secret behind LCD screens, will be created and the nature of ferrofluid will be explored. This camp has everything from molecular gastronomy in the form of spherification to molding a spoon out of gallium.

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Track Out Camp: Gamma

  • Track Out - September Week 4: September 25 - September 29
  • Track Out - October Week 3: October 16 - October 20
  • Track Out - November Week 1: November 6 - November 10
  • Track Out - December Week 1: December 6 - December 10

For those campers which have attended the “Track Out Camps: Alpha and Beta,” this camp continues that path with a variety of favorites which are more challenging than the last.

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2nd through 5th grade:

Elementary Track Out: Alpha

  • Track Out - October Week 1: October 2 - October 6
  • Track Out - October Week 4: October 23 - October 27
  • Track Out - November Week 2: November 13 - November 17
  • Track Out - December Week 2: December 13 - December 17

This new program offers younger campers a hands on week of fun and learning.

Elementary Track Out: Beta

  • Track Out - October Week 2: October 9 - October 13
  • Track Out - October Week 5: October 30 - November 3
  • Track Out - November Week 4: November 27 - December 1

This new program offers younger campers a hands on week of fun and learning.

Elementary Track Out: Gamma

  • Track Out - September Week 4: September 25 - September 29
  • Track Out - October Week 3: October 16 - October 20
  • Track Out - November Week 1: November 6 - November 10
  • Track Out - December Week 1: December 6 - December 10

This new program offers younger campers a hands on week of fun and learning.