Camps and After School Programs

After School Classes at the Great Lakes Research Center

October 1 – November 6 , 2018, 6 sessions ~ 4:00-5:30 p.m.
Hands-on explorations for Gr. 1-2, Gr. 3-5  students taught by Michigan Tech science & engineering students and staff


Gr. 1-2 Forest Fun! Mondays 4:00 -5:330

Students will engineer seed get-aways, investigate animal tracks, make feeders to help birds through the winter, examine leaf characteristics and create leaf art, and discover the many ways that animals survive the winter

Gr. 3-5 Chemistry for Kids! Tuesdays 4;00 – 5:30

Mix, dissolve, measure, and conduct experiments while investigating chemistry! Use red cabbage to explore acids and bases. Examine mystery matter—is it a solid or liquid? Become a detective and use chromatography to find out ‘who stole Herman, the bucktoothed guppy?’’

Cost:Gr. $90/student Click here to register!

Questions?  Call 487-3341 or email:

Houghton Elementary School bus will drop off students at the GLRC by 3:45 pm. Transportation from Houghton Elementary will be provided by Lamers at no additional cost!