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June 2015

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: $60 Members

CAMP: Super Scratcher

Use programming software from MIT Media Lab to build your own interactive game and story. Scratch 2.0 allows you to make a game at the museum and continue programming at home.
Age(s): 6-8
Date: Monday through Friday, Jun 15, Jun 16, Jun 17, Jun 18, Jun 19
Time: 9am-12pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: LXSPR0615
Fee: $195 Members

CAMP: Blow it Up

Make exploding pillows, check out a Mentos fountain and experiment with different kinds of rockets in this exciting camp!
Age(s): 6-8
Date: Monday through Friday, Jun 15, Jun 16, Jun 17, Jun 18, Jun 19
Time: 9am-12pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YXBLW0615
Fee: $155 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
Date: Monday through Friday, Jun 15, Jun 16, Jun 17, Jun 18, Jun 19
Time: 9am-12pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YNAGD0615
Fee: $155 Members

Eye-Popping 3D

Program a computer game using Scratch software and ChromaDepth 3D technology. Star in your own 3D video. Construct 3D glasses to make your movie jump out at you.
Age(s): 9-12
Date: Monday through Friday, Jun 15, Jun 16, Jun 17, Jun 18, Jun 19
Time: 9am-12pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: LNEYE0615
Fee: $195 Members

CAMP: Pandemonium Art Half Day

Go crazy building and drawing with jitterbots that jump and dance. Art and numbers collide as you explore balance and motion in mobiles. Create bubble prints and paint with marbles.
Age(s): 6-8
Date: Monday through Friday, Jun 15, Jun 16, Jun 17, Jun 18, Jun 19
Time: 9am-12pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YXPND0615
Fee: $155 Members

Preschool Science: Build It

Build skyscrapers and other structures. Experiment to see how much weight a bridge can hold.
Age(s): 5-6
Date: Monday through Friday, Jun 15, Jun 16, Jun 17, Jun 18, Jun 19
Time: 10-11:45am
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YRBLD0615
Fee: $115 Members

Teen Computer Game

Build your own interactive adventure game using a programming software called Scratch. Learn advanced programming techniques such as scoring, lives and power-ups. Share and play your game with others or online.
Age(s): 13-16
Date: Monday through Friday, Jun 15, Jun 16, Jun 17, Jun 18, Jun 19
Time: 1-4pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YTCMP0615
Fee: $195 Members

CAMP: Spy Masters

Hone your powers of observation and problem solving. Learn some basic secret codes and build some simple alarms and spy equipment to use in your room.
Age(s): 6-8
Date: Monday through Friday, Jun 15, Jun 16, Jun 17, Jun 18, Jun 19
Time: 1-4pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YXSPY0615
Fee: $155 Members

CAMP: Carpentry Furniture

Use the lingo of the carpenter and the tools of the trade. Build a pine and plywood table to use in a fort or bedroom.
Age(s): 6-8
Date: Monday through Friday, Jun 15, Jun 16, Jun 17, Jun 18, Jun 19
Time: 1-4pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YXFUR0615
Fee: $155 Members

Build Big, Build Tiny

Play with scale by building a miniature pyramid and one that's bigger than you. Construct a tower that touches the ceiling and test the strength of arches. Explore ways to collapse structures like a demolition crew!
Age(s): 6-8
Date: Monday through Friday, Jun 15, Jun 16, Jun 17, Jun 18, Jun 19
Time: 1-4pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YXBLD0615
Fee: $155 Members

LEGO Castle

Learn about medieval technology and build drawbridges, catapults, and a castle using LEGO Technic pieces.
Age(s): 6-8
Date: Monday through Friday, Jun 15, Jun 16, Jun 17, Jun 18, Jun 19
Time: 1-4pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YXCAS0615
Fee: $155 Members

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 15, Jun 16, Jun 17, Jun 18, Jun 19
Time: 1-4pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YNBLW0615
Fee: $155 Members

Light Up Fashion

Create a unique light-up garment for your American Girl or similar doll. Explore electronics and soft circuit materials as you experiment with wearable circuits.
Age(s): 9-12
Date: Monday through Friday, Jun 15, Jun 16, Jun 17, Jun 18, Jun 19
Time: 1-4pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: LNSH0615
Fee: $225 Members

SciGirls Camp

If you enjoyed Camp Curie, this is the camp for you! Explore new topics every summer in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math with SciGirls, the popular TV show. Work as a team to develop and conduct a variety of hands-on investigations. Discover the impact of women in science past and present. Now a full day camp experience!
Age(s): 9-12
Date: Monday through Friday, Jun 22, Jun 23, Jun 24, Jun 25, Jun 26
Time: 8am-4pm
Location: St. Catherine University
Course Code: YDSCI0622
Fee: $320 Members

Camp Curie (St. Kate's)

Scope out the wide world of science topics, from biology to physics. Explore new areas every summer. Develop and perform experiments, and unearth ancient mysteries. Meet and work with women scientists and learn about the history of women in science. Discover the meaning of STEM with the Camp Curie team! Co-sponsored by St. Catherine University.
Age(s): 6-9
Date: Monday through Friday, Jun 22, Jun 23, Jun 24, Jun 25, Jun 26
Time: 8am-4pm
Location: St. Catherine University
Course Code: YDCUR0622
Fee: $320 Members

Dinosaur Science Theater

Bring dinosaurs to life as we act like a dinosaur, examine fossils, and tell our stories of life as a dinosaur. Think big as we create prehistoric scenes of flora and fauna. Let imagination be our time machine!
Age(s): 6-10
Date: Monday through Friday, Jun 22, Jun 23, Jun 24, Jun 25, Jun 26
Time: 8:30am-4:30pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YDDST0622
Fee: $320 Members

Preschool Science: Kitchen Chemistry

Measure, mix and bake pretzels and muffins. Pop popcorn and make a drink in your in-house "laboratory."
Age(s): 3-5
Date: Monday through Friday, Jun 22, Jun 23, Jun 24, Jun 25, Jun 26
Time: 8:45-9:45am
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YPKIT0622
Fee: $60 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 22, Jun 23, Jun 24, Jun 25, Jun 26
Time: 9am-12pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: LNCOM0622
Fee: $195 Members

LEGO Advanced Vehicles

Discover the next level of LEGO vehicle construction. Construct realistic vehicles that have 4 wheel drive, multi-speed transmission, and rack and pinion steering.
Age(s): 9-12
Date: Monday through Friday, Jun 22, Jun 23, Jun 24, Jun 25, Jun 26
Time: 9am-12pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YNLAV0622
Fee: $155 Members