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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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, Aug 20, Aug 21, Aug 22, Aug 23, Aug 24
8:45-9:45am
Science Museum
Course Code: YPDMA0820
Fee: $68, $65 Members

Blow It Up!

Make exploding baggies, check out dry ice, and experiment with different kids of rockets in this exciting class.
Age(s): 9-12
Monday through Friday, Aug 20, Aug 21, Aug 22, Aug 23, Aug 24
9am-12pm
Science Museum
Course Code: YNBIU0820
Fee: $188, $179 Members

Calling All Marine Biologists

Probe the depths of the sea and explore the variety of life in the ocean. See a squid from the inside out while dissecting. Discover ocean habitats, build a coral reef model, and get swallowed up by a giant whale!
Age(s): 6-8
Monday through Friday, Aug 20, Aug 21, Aug 22, Aug 23, Aug 24
9am-12pm
Science Museum
Course Code: YXCAM0820
Fee: $188, $179 Members

Digital Flix

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 then use software to edit. Post it online to share with your friends.
Age(s): 9-12
Monday through Friday, Aug 20, Aug 21, Aug 22, Aug 23, Aug 24
9am-12pm
Science Museum
Course Code: YNFLX0820
Fee: $188, $179 Members

Introduction 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, Aug 20, Aug 21, Aug 22, Aug 23, Aug 24
9am-12pm
Science Museum
Course Code: YNITC0820
Fee: $188, $179 Members

Sunsational Solar Power

Power up with sunlight, no batteries here. Make a miniature green house. Go direct from solar cells to motors and explore the power of the sun. Design a solar powered boat. See how fast your solar powered car can go.
Age(s): 6-8
Monday through Friday, Aug 20, Aug 21, Aug 22, Aug 23, Aug 24
9am-12pm
Science Museum
Course Code: YXSSP0820
Fee: $188, $179 Members

Super Scratch

Create your own simple interactive animations, learn the basics of computer programming, and design a simple computer game using Scratch Junior. Create your own board game as you discover basic programming principles.
Age(s): 6-8
Monday through Friday, Aug 20, Aug 21, Aug 22, Aug 23, Aug 24
9am-12pm
Science Museum
Course Code: YXSUP0820
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, Aug 20, Aug 21, Aug 22, Aug 23, Aug 24
10-11:45am
Science Museum
Course Code: YRDMA0820
Fee: $126, $120 Members

Blow It Up!

Make exploding baggies, check out dry ice, and experiment with different kinds of rockets in this exciting class.
Age(s): 6-8
Monday through Friday, Aug 20, Aug 21, Aug 22, Aug 23, Aug 24
1-4pm
Science Museum
Course Code: YXBIU0820
Fee: $188, $179 Members

Calling All Marine Biologists

Probe the depths of the sea and explore the variety of life in the ocean. See a squid from the inside out while dissecting. Discover ocean habitats, build a coral reef model, and get swallowed up by a giant whale!
Age(s): 9-12
Monday through Friday, Aug 20, Aug 21, Aug 22, Aug 23, Aug 24
1-4pm
Science Museum
Course Code: YNCMB0820
Fee: $188, $179 Members

Design a "Smart" House

Design and create a play-sized, interactive dream home. Build your house from recycled materials, and use an Arduino board to customize it with light, sound, and sensors. Take your house home!
Age(s): 9-12
Monday through Friday, Aug 20, Aug 21, Aug 22, Aug 23, Aug 24
1-4pm
Science Museum
Course Code: YNDSH0820
Fee: $188, $179 Members

Game Pad

Design your own adventure game using Scratch software. Write a story, design an environment, create characters and add sound effects. Build your own game controller to play your game.
Age(s): 9-12
Monday through Friday, Aug 20, Aug 21, Aug 22, Aug 23, Aug 24
1-4pm
Science Museum
Course Code: YNGPD0820
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.