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Youth Camps & Classes

Summer Camps

The 2017 Summer Camps catalog will be available online Tuesday, January 31. Registration for Science Museum members begins Tuesday, February 14 at 8 a.m. General registration begins Tuesday, February 28 at 8 a.m.

Experts in the field of fun-ology. We offer great camps and classes for youth ages 3-16.

*5 and 6-year-olds must be enrolled in or have completed Kindergarten to enroll above the Preschool/Pre-K level.

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Awesome Astronomy

Spend a day with your eyes on the sky in this one day camp about astronomy. Build your own telescope and get your hands on a real life metorite.
Age(s): 6-8
Monday, Feb 20
8:30am-4:30pm
Science Museum
Course Code: YDAWA0220
Fee: $127, $120 Members

Dissection Lab

In this hands on biology class you will take an up close look at an eyeball, a squid, and make a paper frog dissection model to take home.
Age(s): 9-12
Monday, Feb 20
8:30am-4:30pm
Science Museum
Course Code: YDDLB0220
Fee: $127, $120 Members

AuSM: Detective Science

In collaboration with the Autism Society of MN - Be a detective. Hone your powers of observation and deduction. Fingerprint, perform chromatography and analyze evidence microscopically. Join together to solve a crime on the last day. AUSM and Science Museum of Minnesota members save $25 on registration for Detective Science. Register through the AuSM website at: http://www.ausm.org/fall-winter-spring/science-museum-2017.html
Age(s): 8-12
Monday through Friday, Apr 3, Apr 4, Apr 5, Apr 6, Apr 7
9am-12pm
Science Museum
Course Code: NTALDS0403

Game On!

Investigate how science, numbers, and creative thinking are used to develop amazing and challenging board and card games. Explore how logic is used in games at the Science Museum and then work as a game designer to build your own board game. Explore strategies and game thinking to defeat your friends or win together!
Age(s): 5-8
Monday through Friday, Apr 3, Apr 4, Apr 5, Apr 6, Apr 7
9am-12pm
Science Museum
Course Code: TCALGO0403
Fee: $173, $165 Members

Intro to Chemistry

Enter the exciting world of chemistry! Investigate chemicals and colors, gases and liquids, weights and densities.
Age(s): 9-12
Monday through Friday, Apr 3, Apr 4, Apr 5, Apr 6, Apr 7
9am-12pm
Science Museum
Course Code: NTALIC0403
Fee: $173, $165 Members

Robots and Rockets

Find out what robots can and cannot do, make a robotic arm and control an Ozobot robot. Experiment with propulsion and make different kinds of rockets.
Age(s): 5-8
Monday through Friday, Apr 3, Apr 4, Apr 5, Apr 6, Apr 7
9am-12pm
Science Museum
Course Code: TCALRR0403
Fee: $173, $165 Members

Theme Park Physics

Find out what puts the "thrill" in theme parks. Learn real physics and design your own ride! Take a look at the secrets of carnival games and recreate classic theme park illusions.
Age(s): 9-12
Monday through Friday, Apr 3, Apr 4, Apr 5, Apr 6, Apr 7
9am-12pm
Science Museum
Course Code: NTALTP0403
Fee: $173, $165 Members

AuSM: Digital Flix

In collaboration with the Autism Society of MN - Explore the world of film production! You can be a director, actor, cinematographer and producer of your films and team film project! Record movies using a digital video camera adn then use software to edit. Post videos online to share with your friends and family. AuSM and Science Museum of Minnesota members save $25 on registration for Ditital Flix. Register through the AuSM website at http://www.ausm.org/fall-winter-spring/science-museum-2017.html
Age(s): 13-18
Monday through Friday, Apr 3, Apr 4, Apr 5, Apr 6, Apr 7
1-4pm
Science Museum
Course Code: TCPLDF0403

Game On!

Investigate how science, numbers, and creative thinking are used to develop amazing and challenging board and card games. Explore how logic is used in games at the Science Museum and then work as a game designer to build your own board game. Explore strategies and game thinking to defeat your friends or win together!
Age(s): 5-8
Monday through Friday, Apr 3, Apr 4, Apr 5, Apr 6, Apr 7
1-4pm
Science Museum
Course Code: TCPLGO0403
Fee: $173, $165 Members

Intro to Chemistry

Enter the exciting world of chemistry! Investigate chemicals and colors, gases and liquids, weights and densities.
Age(s): 9-12
Monday through Friday, Apr 3, Apr 4, Apr 5, Apr 6, Apr 7
1-4pm
Science Museum
Course Code: NTPLIC0403
Fee: $173, $165 Members

Robots and Rockets

Find out what robots can and cannot do, make a robotic arm and control an Ozobot robot. Experiment with propulsion and make different kinds of rockets.
Age(s): 5-8
Monday through Friday, Apr 3, Apr 4, Apr 5, Apr 6, Apr 7
1-4pm
Science Museum
Course Code: TCPLRR0403
Fee: $173, $165 Members

Theme Park Physics

Find out what puts the "thrill" in theme parks. Learn real physics and design your own ride! Take a look at the secrets of carnival games and recreate classic theme park illusions.
Age(s): 9-12
Monday through Friday, Apr 3, Apr 4, Apr 5, Apr 6, Apr 7
1-4pm
Science Museum
Course Code: NTPLTP0403
Fee: $173, $165 Members

*5 and 6-year-olds must be enrolled in or have completed Kindergarten to enroll above the Preschool/Pre-K level.

Class registrations are accepted online, by mail, or by fax.

Call us at (651) 221-4511 or email registrar@smm.org for more information.