Youth Camps & Classes | Science Museum of Minnesota

Youth Camps & Classes

By popular demand we have opened new sections of these popular camps!
Calling All Marine Biologists (July 9-13) and Design a Smart House (Aug 6-10)

We still have some room available in these full day camps too - get ’em while they’re hot!
What’s Up Doc (June 18-22), SciGirls (June 25-29), Metropolis Makers (July 9-13), and Earth Defenders (July 23-27)

Attention: Online camp registration will close the Wednesday prior to the start of each week of camp. For questions about late registration please call (651) 221-4511.

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Camp Curie: A Science Camp for Girls

Dive into the wide world of science as you develop experiments and create imaginative projects. This year explore the brain, mathematics, and use LEGO Bricks in engineering challenges. You will investigate questions like how do our senses relate to the brain, how can we graph data that we collect to share it with others, and how do we use the engineering design process? Learn about women working in the fields of math and science!
Age(s): 6-9
Monday through Friday, Jun 18, Jun 19, Jun 20, Jun 21, Jun 22
8am-4pm
Blake School
Course Code: YDCMC0618
Fee: $367, $349 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 18, Jun 19, Jun 20, Jun 21, Jun 22
8:30am-4:30pm
Science Museum
Course Code: YDWUD0618
Fee: $367, $349 Members

Preschool Science: Dinomania

Look at dinosaur bones, make some different kinds of dinosaurs, and visit our Dinosaurs and Fossils Gallery.
Age(s): 3-5
Monday through Friday, Jun 18, Jun 19, Jun 20, Jun 21, Jun 22
8:45-9:45am
Science Museum
Course Code: YPDMA0618
Fee: $68, $65 Members

Carpentry for Kids: The Pinball Machine

Design and construct your own tabletop pinball machine with wood and other materials. Experiment with the dynamics of action/reaction and cause/effect.
Age(s): 6-8
Monday through Friday, Jun 18, Jun 19, Jun 20, Jun 21, Jun 22
9am-12pm
Science Museum
Course Code: YXCPN0618
Fee: $188, $179 Members

Excellence Engineering

Have fun with engineering by pushing the limits in this camp. Use your creativity and ingenuity to design things to go faster, reach higher, last longer, and make people and creatures happier.
Age(s): 6-8
Monday through Friday, Jun 18, Jun 19, Jun 20, Jun 21, Jun 22
9am-12pm
Science Museum
Course Code: YXEEN0618
Fee: $188, $179 Members

Marble Run Engineering

Get rolling! Use your imagination to design a marble run with twists and turns - maybe even defy gravity. Build tracks, raceways, and challenges for your marbles. Experiment with physics adn probability. Create, test, and improve your creations throughout the week.
Age(s): 6-9
Monday through Friday, Jun 18, Jun 19, Jun 20, Jun 21, Jun 22
9am-12pm
Science Museum
Course Code: YXMRE0618
Fee: $188, $179 Members

Spectacular Circuitry

Learn how electricity flows through a complete circuit. Use this knowledge to manipulate materials and create a magnetic buzzing maze, while also building a flashing pair of flip flops.
Age(s): 9-12
Monday through Friday, Jun 18, Jun 19, Jun 20, Jun 21, Jun 22
9am-12pm
Science Museum
Course Code: YNSPC0618
Fee: $188, $179 Members

Video Mashup

Discover video editing and special effects. Combine short video and sound clips to create your own mashup movie, and then use a green screen to add yourself to a story you create. Learn Adobe Elements Premiere video editing software.
Age(s): 9-12
Monday through Friday, Jun 18, Jun 19, Jun 20, Jun 21, Jun 22
9am-12pm
Science Museum
Course Code: LNVID0618
Fee: $188, $179 Members

Wizard School

Explore the science in potions, magic tricks, and other wizarding secrets. Complete challenges to earn house points. Test your skills with feats from each professor. Create a light-up wand that would make Ollivander proud.
Age(s): 9-12
Monday through Friday, Jun 18, Jun 19, Jun 20, Jun 21, Jun 22
9am-12pm
Science Museum
Course Code: YNWIZ0618
Fee: $188, $179 Members

Preschool science: Dinomania

Look at dinosaur bones, make some different kinds of dinosaurs, and visit our Dinosaurs and Fossils Gallery.
Age(s): 5-6
Monday through Friday, Jun 18, Jun 19, Jun 20, Jun 21, Jun 22
10-11:45am
Science Museum
Course Code: YRDMA0618
Fee: $126, $120 Members

Atlas Adventure

Chart the course to adventure! Learn how to seek and find using maps, the stars, and modern technology. Use tools like compasses and GPS to navigate the world around you, try geocaching, and make a personal map of nearby parks.
Age(s): 9-12
Monday through Friday, Jun 18, Jun 19, Jun 20, Jun 21, Jun 22
1-4pm
Science Museum
Course Code: YNATA0618
Fee: $188, $179 Members

Carpentry for Kids: American Girl Doll Furniture

Make furniture for American Girl and similar dolls. Learn tool use and safety techniques so that you can continue to design and build furniture at home.
Age(s): 9-12
Monday through Friday, Jun 18, Jun 19, Jun 20, Jun 21, Jun 22
1-4pm
Science Museum
Course Code: YNAMD0618
Fee: $188, $179 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.

Printable Summer Camps Catalog

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

Call us at (651) 221-4511 or email [email protected] for more information.

The Science Museum of Minnesota will not be offering camps for release days during the 2017-2018 school year.