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Youth Camps & Classes

Summer Camps

Members may register now during summer priority registration. General public registration begins Tuesday, February 28 at 8 a.m.

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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

Camp Contraptions (St. Kate's)

Experiment with materials, tools, levers, pulleys, and gears to create art in motion. Share engineering solutions to daily design challenges, whether you need to make a zipline or safely drop an egg. Explore the effect of gravity, angle, velocity, and friction. Design and assemble a long chain reaction machine. Incorporate the knowledge of motion you have developed during the week to propel the action to a boisterous finale! Share films of the event online.
Age(s): 9-12
Monday through Friday, Jun 12, Jun 13, Jun 14, Jun 15, Jun 16
8am-4pm
St. Catherine University
Course Code: YDCAC0612
Fee: $372, $355 Members

What's Up Doc?

Investigate body systems and find out what they do to keep you healthy, breathing, growing, thinking and moving. Scope out what’s happening when these systems are attacked by disease or injury. Explore what medical professionals can do to treat and heal people. Discover for yourself how treatments from long ago and far away can work to cure diseases and “whatever ails you”.
Age(s): 8-12
Monday through Friday, Jun 12, Jun 13, Jun 14, Jun 15, Jun 16
8:30am-4:30pm
Science Museum
Course Code: YDWUD0612
Fee: $346, $330 Members

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