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

June 2015

Wonka Week

Over the week you will explore the Chocolate Factory, from the waterfall to the glass elevator. Discover lick-a-bility, snozz appeal, chew-a-lotto, and wheresitgo in the Physical Plant. In Storeroom Three, search the world for the fantastic ingredients. In the Inventing Room, experiment with drips, drops and rolling nuts to design your own candy creations. You don't need a golden ticket for this camp. Not recommended for children with food allergies.
Age(s): 7-12
Date: Monday through Friday, Jun 8, Jun 9, Jun 10, Jun 11, Jun 12
Time: 8:30am-4:30pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YDWNK0608
Fee: $336, $320 Members

This class is full but you can get onto the waitlist for free.


Preschool Science: Life Science

We'll turn the classroom into a living laboratory with animals and plants to observe. We'll go outside to examine critters and look through a microscope at tiny creatures. We'll talk about what makes something alive.
Age(s): 3-5
Date: Monday through Friday, Jun 8, Jun 9, Jun 10, Jun 11, Jun 12
Time: 8:45-9:45am
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YPLIF0608
Fee: $63, $60 Members

Video Mashup

Master the art of video special effects. Cut and paste video clips using Final Cut editing software. Learn how to use green screen technology to put yourself into a movie.
Age(s): 9-12
Date: Monday through Friday, Jun 8, Jun 9, Jun 10, Jun 11, Jun 12
Time: 9am-12pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: LNVID0608
Fee: $205, $195 Members

This class is full but you can get onto the waitlist for free.


Blow It Up!

Make exploding pillows, check out a Mentos fountain and experiment with different kinds of rockets in this exciting class.
Age(s): 9-12
Date: Monday through Friday, Jun 8, Jun 9, Jun 10, Jun 11, Jun 12
Time: 9am-12pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YNBLW0608
Fee: $163, $155 Members

This class is full but you can get onto the waitlist for free.


Introduction to Carpentry

Head to the workshop and safely start to use carpentry tools such as saws, hammer and nails. Measure wood and build a wooden toy to take home.
Age(s): 6-8
Date: Monday through Friday, Jun 12, Jun 8, Jun 9, Jun 10, Jun 11
Time: 9am-12pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YXCPT0608
Fee: $163, $155 Members

This class is full but you can get onto the waitlist for free.


Drawing + LEGO = Animation

Combine drawings and LEGO bricks into your own creation. Make a movie and use SAM animation software to film your movie. Share your films online.
Age(s): 6-8
Date: Monday through Friday, Jun 10, Jun 9, Jun 8, Jun 11, Jun 12
Time: 9am-12pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: LNDRW0608
Fee: $205, $195 Members

Preschool Science: Life Science

We'll turn the classroom into a living laboratory with animals and plants to observe. We'll go outside to examine critters and look through a microscope at tiny creatures. We'll talk about what makes something alive.
Age(s): 5-6
Date: Monday through Friday, Jun 8, Jun 9, Jun 10, Jun 11, Jun 12
Time: 10-11:45am
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YRLIF0608
Fee: $121, $115 Members

CAMP: Robots and Rockets

Find out what robots can and cannot do, make a robotic arm and play with a real robot. Experiment with propulsion and make different kinds of rockets.
Age(s): 6-8
Date: Monday through Friday, Jun 8, Jun 9, Jun 10, Jun 11, Jun 12
Time: 1-4pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YXROB0608
Fee: $163, $155 Members

This class is full but you can get onto the waitlist for free.


LEGO Machines and Structures

Learn new LEGO building techniques to make machines that move and structures that can bear weight.
Age(s): 6-8
Date: Monday through Friday, Jun 8, Jun 9, Jun 10, Jun 11, Jun 12
Time: 1-4pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YXMAC0608
Fee: $163, $155 Members

Maker: Carpentry

Learn by doing! Pick up your tools and spend a week making projects in the carpentry workshop. Build marble mazes and games. Finish the week building your own design to take home.
Age(s): 9-12
Date: Monday through Friday, Jun 8, Jun 9, Jun 10, Jun 11, Jun 12
Time: 1-4pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YNMAK0608
Fee: $163, $155 Members

Design a Computer Game: Create Your Own Adventure Game

Build your own interactive adventure game and story using programming software from the MIT Media Lab - Scratch 2.0! Select a theme, write a story, build an environment, create characters, and add puzzles and sound effects. Access your game online to play later.
Age(s): 9-12
Date: Monday through Friday, Jun 8, Jun 9, Jun 10, Jun 11, Jun 12
Time: 1-4pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: LNCOM0608
Fee: $205, $195 Members

This class is full but you can get onto the waitlist for free.


App, Build, Code

Build your own App! Use MIT’s free App Designer to create an App that can be played on Android devices. Test your app on our tablets as we create interactive programs that take pictures, make sounds, and respond to your touch.
Age(s): 9-12
Date: Monday through Friday, Jun 8, Jun 9, Jun 10, Jun 11, Jun 12
Time: 1-4pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: LNAPP0608
Fee: $205, $195 Members

LEGO Machines (3 Day)

Learn new LEGO building techniques to make machines that move and structures that can bear weight.
Age(s): 6-8
Date: Wednesday through Friday, Jun 10, Jun 11, Jun 12
Time: 9am-12pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YXMAS0610
Fee: $121, $115 Members

Wizard School

For fans of Harry P. Take a potions class, learn the science of magic, make some flying things and learn the history behind dragons and alchemy.
Age(s): 9-12
Date: Wednesday through Friday, Jun 10, Jun 11, Jun 12
Time: 9am-12pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YNWIZ0610
Fee: $152, $145 Members

This class is full but you can get onto the waitlist for free.


CAMP: Mad Scientist (3 Day)

Concoct chemical potions and conduct crazy physics experiments. Work with dry ice and explore motion.
Age(s): 6-8
Date: Wednesday through Friday, Jun 10, Jun 11, Jun 12
Time: 1-4pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YXMAD0610
Fee: $121, $115 Members

This class is full but you can get onto the waitlist for free.


Chain Reaction Contraption

Create a ridiculously long series of mechanical and electrical actions that end in a grand finale! Learn about basic circuitry, then incorporate electric motors in your chain reaction.
Age(s): 9-12
Date: Wednesday through Friday, Jun 10, Jun 11, Jun 12
Time: 1-4pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YNCRC0610
Fee: $152, $145 Members

This class is full but you can get onto the waitlist for free.


Rockets Away! Family Camp-In

Ever wonder what it is like waking up on the International Space Station? At this one-of-a-kind Family Fun Camp-In, campers will experience what it takes to travel, live and work in space. Included in this Camp-In is admission to the museum’s special exhibition Journey to Space, where campers will experience the unparalleled adventure of human space exploration through interactive exhibits, whole body experiences and authentic artifacts!
Age(s): 4-16
Date: Friday and Saturday, Jun 12, Jun 13
Time: 3pm-8am
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: RCKT0612
Fee: $45, $40 Members

Camp Runestone

Come where fantasy and fact are swirled together to create bewitching tales. Apparate from one adventure to another as you examine the exploits of Harry P. and other famous fictional characters. Make herbal potions. Learn the stories behind fantastic flora and fauna from carnivorous plants to vampire bats. Fly off with a surefire spell for distinguishing truth from fiction.
Age(s): 7-11
Date: Monday through Friday, Jun 15, Jun 16, Jun 17, Jun 18, Jun 19
Time: 8am-4pm
Location: St. Catherine University
Course Code: YDRUN0615
Fee: $336, $320 Members

Minecraft Camp

Bring the world of Minecraft to life. Construct imaginative costumes and wonderful objects. Pick up some real rock knowledge. Use Scratch software to create your own 2D adventure computer game inspired by Minecraft. Note: We will not play the Minecraft game in the camp.
Age(s): 9-12
Date: Monday through Friday, Jun 15, Jun 16, Jun 17, Jun 18, Jun 19
Time: 8:30am-4:30pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YDMIN0615
Fee: $362, $345 Members

Preschool Science: Build It

Build skyscrapers and other structures. Experiment to see how much weight a bridge can hold.
Age(s): 3-5
Date: Monday through Friday, Jun 15, Jun 16, Jun 17, Jun 18, Jun 19
Time: 8:45-9:45am
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YPBLD0615
Fee: $63, $60 Members

This class is full but you can get onto the waitlist for free.