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April 2014

Creative Circuits Mini-Camp

Explore electricity as you create a light-up postcard. Using Scratch software, circuitry, and a sensor board, animate your drawings to react to the world outside the computer. Bring a bag lunch.
Age(s): 6-12
Date: Friday, Apr 18
Time: 8:30am-4:30pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YDCIR0418
Fee: $127, $120 Members

June 2014

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 9, Jun 10, Jun 11, Jun 12, Jun 13
Time: 8:30am-4:30pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YDWKA0609
Fee: $336, $320 Members

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


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): 6-8
Date: Monday through Friday, Jun 9, Jun 10, Jun 11, Jun 12, Jun 13
Time: 9am-12pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YXWIZ6091
Fee: $163, $155 Members

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


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): 6-8
Date: Monday through Friday, Jun 9, Jun 10, Jun 11, Jun 12, Jun 13
Time: 9am-12pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YXWIZ6092
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 9, Jun 10, Jun 11, Jun 12, Jun 13
Time: 9am-12pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YXITC0609
Fee: $163, $155 Members

Preschool Science: Ocean Homes

Eat seaweed, make fish prints, play in the sand and dance like a dolphin in this class about ocean life.
Age(s): 3-5
Date: Mon, Wed & Fri, Jun 9, Jun 11, Jun 13
Time: 9-10am
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YPOCH0609
Fee: $33, $31 Members

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


Design a "Smart" House

Create a model of a high-tech dream home of the future. Using handheld computers and recycled materials, build and design your mini-house. Add light, sound, and program the house to turn on the stereo, and scare away burglars. Take your house home!
Age(s): 9-12
Date: Monday through Friday, Jun 9, Jun 10, Jun 11, Jun 12, Jun 13
Time: 9am-12pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: LNSMT0609
Fee: $236, $225 Members

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


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 9, Jun 10, Jun 11, Jun 12, Jun 13
Time: 9am-12pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YXBLD0609
Fee: $163, $155 Members

Design a "Smart" House

Create a model of a high-tech dream home of the future. Using handheld computers and recycled materials, build and design your mini-house. Add light, sound, and program the house to turn on the stereo, and scare away burglars. Take your house home!
Age(s): 9-12
Date: Monday through Friday, Jun 9, Jun 10, Jun 11, Jun 12, Jun 13
Time: 9am-12pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: LNSMT06092
Fee: $236, $225 Members

Preschool Science: Ocean Homes

Eat seaweed, make fish prints, play in the sand and dance like a dolphin in this class about ocean life.
Age(s): 5-6
Date: Mon, Wed & Fri, Jun 9, Jun 11, Jun 13
Time: 10:30am-12:15pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YROCE0609
Fee: $66, $62 Members

Carpentry for Kids: Dollhouse Construction

Through the lens of an architect, create a model of a one-room house with electric lights. Play with scale, frame house building, and wiring as you construct your project.
Age(s): 9-12
Date: Monday through Friday, Jun 9, Jun 10, Jun 11, Jun 12, Jun 13
Time: 1-4pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YNDLL0609
Fee: $163, $155 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: Monday through Friday, Jun 9, Jun 10, Jun 11, Jun 12, Jun 13
Time: 1-4pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YNWZD0609
Fee: $163, $155 Members

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


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 9, Jun 10, Jun 11, Jun 12, Jun 13
Time: 1-4pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: LNDCG0609
Fee: $205, $195 Members

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


LEGO Gadgets for Girls

Work with girls who love LEGOs to design and build amazing gadgets using pulleys, levers, and other LEGO Technics pieces.
Age(s): 6-8
Date: Monday through Friday, Jun 9, Jun 10, Jun 11, Jun 12, Jun 13
Time: 1-4pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YXLGG0609
Fee: $163, $155 Members

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


Minifigure Movie Stars

Make a LEGO minifigure into the star of your animated film adventure. Learn new animation tricks every day. Build LEGO sets. Edit the video and add sound and credits. Watch your film online.
Age(s): 6-8
Date: Monday through Friday, Jun 9, Jun 10, Jun 11, Jun 12, Jun 13
Time: 1-4pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: LXMFM0609
Fee: $205, $195 Members

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


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 9, Jun 10, Jun 11, Jun 12, Jun 13
Time: 1-4pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YXRBT6091
Fee: $163, $155 Members

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


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 9, Jun 10, Jun 11, Jun 12, Jun 13
Time: 1-4pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YXRBT6092
Fee: $163, $155 Members

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


Preschool Science: Rockets

Experiment with different kinds of propulsion and make rockets to take home.
Age(s): 5-6
Date: Tue & Thu, Jun 10, Jun 12
Time: 10:30am-12:15pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YRRKT0610
Fee: $43, $41 Members

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


Sleeping with the Dinos! Camp-In

Ever wonder what it is like waking up under a Diplodocus or next to a Triceratops? At this one-of-a-kind Family Fun Camp-In, campers will experience the fascinating world of these pre-historic creatures. Late into the evening, explore our amazing Dinosaurs and Fossils Gallery, with its dinosaur and fossil displays and hands-on interactive exhibits. This Camp-In includes: Admission to the museum’s exhibit halls and special exhibition Ultimate Dinosaurs: Giants from Gondwana, a dinosaur-themed Explore Science Workshop, Omnitheater and Science LIVE Theatre Shows. an overnight stay in selected museum exhibit halls, pizza dinner, late-night snack, and continental breakfast the following morning.
Age(s): 4-16
Date: Friday and Saturday, Jun 13, Jun 14
Time: 5pm-10am
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: DINOS0613
Fee: $45, $40 Members

Calculation Carnival

Explore the theme park from a STEM perspective. Measure up some tasty treats. Puzzle out some logic problems. Research up and down, side-to-side and sensational spinning rides on a trip to Nickeldoeon Universe. Collect and create a story of numbers from your trip. Use your problem-solving skills to create a math trail. Can you estimate the probability of fun?
Age(s): 6-10
Date: Monday through Friday, Jun 16, Jun 17, Jun 18, Jun 19, Jun 20
Time: 8am-4pm
Location: St. Catherine University
Course Code: YDCAL0616
Fee: $346, $330 Members