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June 2015

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 26, Jun 22, Jun 23, Jun 24, Jun 25
Time: 8am-4pm
Location: St. Catherine University
Course Code: YDSCI0622
Fee: $336, $320 Members

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


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 24, Jun 23, Jun 22, Jun 25, Jun 26
Time: 8am-4pm
Location: St. Catherine University
Course Code: YDCUR0622
Fee: $336, $320 Members

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


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 26, Jun 25, Jun 24, Jun 22, Jun 23
Time: 8:30am-4:30pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YDDST0622
Fee: $336, $320 Members

CAMP: 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 26, Jun 25, Jun 24, Jun 23, Jun 22
Time: 9am-12pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: LXMIN0622
Fee: $205, $195 Members

CAMP: Star Adventures

Explore galaxies far away, learn more about your favorite star movies, build spacecraft and play with rockets.
Age(s): 6-8
Date: Monday through Friday, Jun 26, Jun 25, Jun 24, Jun 23, Jun 22
Time: 9am-12pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YXSTA0622
Fee: $163, $155 Members

CAMP: Rotten Zombie

Come have a rotten time! Control the stages of decay in our kitchen laboratory. Explore the science of zombies and how the fictional zombie stories came to be.
Age(s): 6-8
Date: Monday through Friday, Jun 22, Jun 23, Jun 24, Jun 25, Jun 26
Time: 9am-12pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YXZOM0622
Fee: $163, $155 Members

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


CAMP: Build a Fort

Imagine a fort too big to fit under the dining room table. Come build big with cardboard and creat the life-size fort of your dreams!
Age(s): 6-8
Date: Monday through Friday, Jun 26, Jun 25, Jun 24, Jun 23, Jun 22
Time: 1-4pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YXFOR0622
Fee: $163, $155 Members

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


CAMP: LEGO Dragsters and Monster Trucks

Find out the secrets of torque and speed using LEGO models that you design to shoot down a drag strip or climb over a pile of cars.
Age(s): 6-8
Date: Monday through Friday, Jun 26, Jun 25, Jun 22, Jun 23, Jun 24
Time: 1-4pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YXDRA0622
Fee: $163, $155 Members

CAMP: Tiny Living Specimens

Delve into microscopic worlds and play with tools to make tiny creatures giant. Examine live macro invertebrates. Uncover details hidden to the naked eye and create your own fantastic creatures.
Age(s): 6-8
Date: Monday through Friday, Jun 24, Jun 25, Jun 26, Jun 23, Jun 22
Time: 1-4pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YXTIN0622
Fee: $163, $155 Members

Robotics Lab

Automaton, cyborg, bionic, android - how do they differ from each other? Discover what inspires robotics engineers as you assemble your robot kit and explore its capabilities. Program handheld computers to control sensors and motors on a robot. Investigate artificial intelligence and biomimicry. Learn about the Kinematic Chain. Build a robotic arm.
Age(s): 9-12
Date: Monday through Friday, Jul 3, Jul 2, Jul 1, Jun 30, Jun 29
Time: 8:30am-4:30pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YDROB0629
Fee: $373, $355 Members

Preschool Science: LEGO Fun for the Very Young

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Age(s): 3-5
Date: Monday through Friday, Jul 3, Jul 2, Jul 1, Jun 29, Jun 30
Time: 8:45-9:45am
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YPFUN0629
Fee: $63, $60 Members

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 30, Jun 29, Jul 1, Jul 2, Jul 3
Time: 9am-12pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YXITC0629
Fee: $163, $155 Members

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


CAMP: Get Set to be a Vet

Explore the careers of veterinarians, discover how to take better care of your pets and make dog treats. Learn safe behavior around dogs, examine real animal X-rays and perform a mock surgery.
Age(s): 6-8
Date: Monday through Friday, Jul 3, Jul 2, Jul 1, Jun 29, Jun 30
Time: 9am-12pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YXVET0629
Fee: $163, $155 Members

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


Comic Creator

Students will learn how to draw, write and structure comic strips using digital imaging software such as Comic Life, digital photography, and drawing programs such as Gimp and ArtRage.
Age(s): 9-12
Date: Monday through Friday, Jul 2, Jul 1, Jun 30, Jun 29, Jul 3
Time: 9am-12pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: LNCMC0629
Fee: $205, $195 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, Jul 3, Jun 29, Jun 30, Jul 1, Jul 2
Time: 9am-12pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: LNSMT0629
Fee: $236, $225 Members

Tsunamis, Tornadoes, Earthquakes and Volcanoes

This class is all about natural disasters. Put your hand in a tornado. Make a model of an earthquake and watch a volcano erupt.
Age(s): 9-12
Date: Monday through Friday, Jul 1, Jun 30, Jun 29, Jul 2, Jul 3
Time: 9am-12pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YNTTE0629
Fee: $163, $155 Members

Preschool Science: LEGO Fun for the Very Young

Work with special LEGO Duplo kits that have gears and moving parts to build machines, spaceships, and other fun projects.
Age(s): 5-6
Date: Monday through Friday, Jun 29, Jul 3, Jul 2, Jul 1, Jun 30
Time: 10-11:45am
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YRFUN0629
Fee: $121, $115 Members

Get Set to Be a Vet

Explore the careers of veterinarians, discover how to take better care of your pets and make dog treats. Learn safe behavior around dogs, examine real animal X-rays and perform a mock surgery.
Age(s): 9-12
Date: Monday through Friday, Jun 30, Jul 1, Jul 2, Jul 3, Jun 29
Time: 1-4pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YNVET0629
Fee: $163, $155 Members

Carpentry for Kids: Gumball Tower

Use carpentry skills to design and build a free-form gumball machine that features chutes, ramps, and tunnels.
Age(s): 6-8
Date: Monday through Friday, Jul 3, Jul 2, Jul 1, Jun 29, Jun 30
Time: 1-4pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YXGUM0629
Fee: $163, $155 Members

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


LEGO Animals

Find out how you can use LEGO Technic pieces to make something that looks like a dog. Model different types of animals and learn about biomechanics and different types of animal movement.
Age(s): 6-8
Date: Monday through Friday, Jul 3, Jul 2, Jul 1, Jun 30, Jun 29
Time: 1-4pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YXANM0629
Fee: $163, $155 Members