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Summer Camps (Specialty)

Mad Science Camps

Mad Science Camps are interactive and allow kids to explore different areas of science in an interesting, entertaining way. These four different camps are sure to keep your child engaged.


Boys and Girls entering 1st through 6th grade for the 2023 – 2024 school year.


Mad Science of Pittsburgh Staff


See camp specific dates and times below.


Mt. Lebanon Recreation Center 2nd Floor – Room B
(Take ramp to 2nd Floor Lobby)

900 Cedar Blvd
Pittsburgh, PA 15228


Mt. Lebanon Recreation Office
(412) 343-3409

Explore Classes Below

Underground Explorers Camp

Activity Number S23-7030
Days Monday - Friday
Dates June 26 - 30
Time 1 - 4 pm
Fee Res $159 Non-Res $169

Fizz Boom Bang Camp

Activity Number S23-7031
Days Monday - Friday
Dates July 24 - 28
Time 1 - 4 pm
Fee Res $159 Non-Res $169

Red Hot Robots Camp

Activity Number S23-7032
Days Monday - Friday
Dates August 14 - 18
Time 9 am - Noon
Fee Res $189 Non-Res $199


Activity Number S23-7033
Days Monday - Friday
Dates August 14 - 18
Time 1 - 4 pm
Fee Res $159 Non-Res $169

Underground Explorers Science Camp Dig up the ancient past! Solve real-life mysteries! Kids learn about archaeology and the techniques scientist use to excavate long lost cities! They discover ancient civilizations and the tools and artifacts they used in everyday life! They also study bone fragments, pottery shards, amber deposits, and fossils to understand what they can tell us about history! What’s more, each class includes a make and take-home project, like a fossil reproduction, an amber time capsule, and coins from around the world!

Fizz, Boom, BANG Science Camp will inspire curiosity in kids. Shake up a flask of fun in the lab as a junior chemist! This hands-on, interactive chemistry camp is packed solid with cool reactions. Students put on goggles and change liquid to solid, and then back again. They have the opportunity to handle laboratory tools, build and break molecules, and pick up some tricks on chemical changes.

Red Hot Robots Science Camp will inspire curiosity in kids. Discover the science of circuits and how robots use sensors to explore what’s around them. Experiment with robot design and learn about the motors powering them! Use your skills to build your very own working robot to take home! Fee includes take-home robot.

Yuckology Science Camp is a week of learning about our gross bodily functions. Learn about burping, boogers, excrement, gas, saliva, germs and investigate brains, cells, hearts, organs and blood.

Additional Information

Additional registration information:
Online – Register for as many programs as you like with a MasterCard or Visa. Save time by registering online today! You also may register in the office during business hours, 8:30 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. We accept Visa, Mastercard, Cash or Check.

For program cancellations or other important information, sign up for LeboALERT on the myLebo platform and receive text and email notifications. Ensure you select the “cancellations” category. The Mt. Lebanon Recreation Center provides free LeboNet WiFi.