Camp SOLID: Invent a Musical Instrument! has been cancelled. All registrants will be contacted and receive a full refund. 

Join us at Camp SOLID (Science of Learning Instrument Design), a day full of fun STEAM activities for students grades 3 – 5, July 1 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at The Sheldon!

Campers will learn about the science of sound, with live music and science experiments on the concert hall stage, then create their own unique sound device from recycled materials. At the end of the day, students will demonstrate their sound device on stage at The Sheldon!

Students will work with professionals in science and the arts from the Saint Louis Science Center and The Sheldon.

Lunch is included in the registration fee.

Before and after care is available for an extra fee (beginning at 7 a.m. and ending at 6 p.m.)

To ensure everyone’s safety, enrollment is limited to 30 campers per day.

More information about The Sheldon COVID health and safety measures can be found here.

Recommended Grade Level:  3rd – 5th


$75 for camp only
$115 if before and/or after care is needed.
Lunch and snacks are included!

If you are in need of financial assistance please contact Sheldon Education Manager Katelyn Galenski.

Register now! Space is limited to 30 campers per day!


SOLID is made possible by grants from Edward Jones, The Lucille Papendick Fund of the St. Louis Community Foundation, and the Les Paul Foundation, and presented in collaboration with the Saint Louis Science Center.