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COSI Camp-In

Reservations now open!

The overnight program that lasts a lifetime!

Spend the night at COSI with Camp-In! COSI’s overnight programs start in February! NEW this year is a Camp-In Building Guide that assists with earning Boy Scout and Girl Scout Advancements. Camp-In also supports state and national academic content standards!

What is Camp-In?
Camp-In is the overnight camp experience that’s perfect for Scouts, school groups, youth groups, and families of all sizes. Since 1972, COSI’s Camp-In program has provided memorable educational experiences for girls and boys centered on science, technology, and teamwork. COSI’s Camp-In was the first overnight program of its kind in the country!

For general questions regarding Camp-In you can contact the Manager of Destination Programs at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or at 614.849.8331 (text or call). To update / change your reservation or to make a payment you must call 614-228-2674.

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Overnight COSI Camp-In Programs

For campers in grades 1-12

Spend the night at COSI! COSI’s Overnight Camp-In Programs are perfect for Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts, youth groups, and families of all sizes.

This year's camp experience will feature:

  • Rat Basketball Shows
  • Explosion Shows on the Gadgets Stage
  • Electrostatic Generator Shows in the Atrium throughout the evening
  • A Boy/Girls Scout Guide to the building that helps with earning advancements
  • Hands-On activity carts around the building
  • Mindbender Mansion and Amazing Mazes Exhibit: Jan 28th - Apr 30, 2017
  • Tiny Giants movie on the National Geographic Giant Screen Theater
  • Dancemania
  • Snack and Breakfast

Fee: $40 per person

COSI Camp-In 2016-17 Overnight Program Dates

February 2017

  • Friday the 3rd - Girls
  • Saturday the 11th - Boys
  • Saturday the 25th - Co-Ed

March 2017

  • Saturday the 4th - Boys
  • Friday the 10th - Girls
  • Saturday the 18th - Co-Ed

April 2017

  • Friday the 7th - Boys
  • FULL - Saturday the 8th - Girls
  • Thursday the 13th - Co-Ed
  • Thursday the 27th - Co-Ed

May 2017

  • Friday the 5th - Co-Ed
  • FULL - Saturday the 6th - Girls
Check-in begins at 5:30pm. Your Camp-In program continues until COSI closes the following day. COSI closes at 5pm Monday - Sunday. $40 per person. The Atomic Cafe will be open and have a limited menu that you can purchase your dinner that evening. No pre-orders are needed. Menu to be posted soon!

Camp-In Bandana

COSI Camp-In Bandanas available for purchase in the Science2Go Gift Shop!

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Wanted: Camp-In Program Assistants!

Are you looking for leadership opportunities for your scouts ages 14 and up? Ask about Camp-In Program Assistant (PA) opportunities! Camp-In Program Assistants serve as volunteers who facilitate activities and workshops and help the COSI Camp-In Team when and where they need it most! For details, please email us or download the registration for and FAQs below.

Registration Form (PDF)

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