Science Camp

Celebrating 20 Years of Science Camp

In 2022, we are celebrating 20 years of Carus Summer Science Camp! Thank you to the dedicated teachers, volunteers, and community members who continue to support this wonderful event each year.

Save the date! We are excited to offer the annual week-long camp July 18th to 22nd at St. Bede Academy. Science Camp is open to students entering 6th grade in the fall, and the event is free of charge.

Registration for Carus Summer Science Camp begins Monday, May 23rd. Please check back soon for details.

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2022 Summer Science Camp

T-Shirt Design Contest

Thank you for your interest in the Carus Summer Science Camp t-shirt design contest. To celebrate 20 years of Science Camp, we’re excited to introduce a t-shirt design contest for all 5th grade students in the area.

Students are encouraged to brainstorm a fun science-themed design. The winner of this contest will have their design featured on the 2022 Carus Summer Science Camp t-shirts for campers, staff, and Carus employees. The winner will also receive early bird registration for Carus Summer Science Camp, and an end of year pizza party for their class.

Design Guidelines​

  • Design must include the words “Carus Summer Science Camp 2022”
  • Design must be for the front of the shirt only
  • Design must be one color

Important Dates

  • Submit your design by Friday, May 13th
  • Winner will be selected by Friday, May 20th
  • General registration for camp begins Monday, May 23rd

Eligibility & Entry

There is no entry fee to submit a design. Only one design submission per contestant. The t-shirt design contest is open to students who are currently in 5th grade. (Carus Summer Science Camp is open to students who are entering 6th grade in the fall.)

Submit Your Design

Designs may be submitted via email to [email protected] or via mail to:

Carus LLC
ATTN: Science Camp Contest
315 5th Street
Peru, IL 61354

Please use the provided t-shirt contest entry form and include the first and late name of the student, the name of their teacher, and the name of their school.

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