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June 2015

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, Jun 29, Jun 30, Jul 1, Jul 2, Jul 3
Time: 9am-12pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YNTTE0629
Fee: $163, $155 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 29, Jun 30, 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.


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, Jun 30, Jul 1, Jul 2, Jul 3
Time: 10-11:45am
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YRFUN0629
Fee: $121, $115 Members

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, Jun 29, Jun 30, Jul 1, Jul 2, Jul 3
Time: 1-4pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YXANM0629
Fee: $163, $155 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): 6-8
Date: Monday through Friday, Jun 29, Jun 30, Jul 1, Jul 2, Jul 3
Time: 1-4pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YXTTE0629
Fee: $163, $155 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 29, Jun 30, Jul 1, Jul 2, Jul 3
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, Jun 29, Jun 30, Jul 1, Jul 2, Jul 3
Time: 1-4pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YXGUM0629
Fee: $163, $155 Members

July 2015

LEGO Lab

This camp is awesome! Experiment using LEGO blocks for printmaking, mold making, and mosaics. See LEGO come to life in a movie you animate. Build large collaborative projects and photograph your micro-scale creations.
Age(s): 6-9
Date: Monday through Friday, Jul 6, Jul 7, Jul 8, Jul 9, Jul 10
Time: 8am-4pm
Location: St. Catherine University
Course Code: YDLEG0706
Fee: $362, $345 Members

Mystery Camp

You're on the case, and you'll need to use all the forensic tools up your sleeve to solve this mystery. Work with your scientific team and conduct experiments as you use science, logic, and ingenuity to solve a mystery. As the mystery unfolds you'll have to examine fibers under the microscope, fingerprint your suspects, and put your heads together to solve this year's puzzling problem.
Age(s): 8-12
Date: Monday through Friday, Jul 6, Jul 7, Jul 8, Jul 9, Jul 10
Time: 8:30am-4:30pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YDMYS0706
Fee: $336, $320 Members

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


Preschool Science: Math Mania

This week will focus on math experiences recommended for preschoolers by the National Conference of Teachers of Mathematics. Math games and hands-on activities such as measuring and cooking will be featured.
Age(s): 3-5
Date: Monday through Friday, Jul 6, Jul 7, Jul 8, Jul 9, Jul 10
Time: 8:45-9:45am
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YPMAT0706
Fee: $63, $60 Members

Be a Paleontologist

If you dig fossils, this camp is for you! Visit the Ultimate Dinosaurs exhibit. Look at the latest research on dinosaurs and a variety of fossil animals and plants, then use the tools of a paleontologist and develop new theories.
Age(s): 9-12
Date: Monday through Friday, Jul 6, Jul 7, Jul 8, Jul 9, Jul 10
Time: 9am-12pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YNPAL0706
Fee: $163, $155 Members

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


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, Jul 6, Jul 7, Jul 8, Jul 9, Jul 10
Time: 9am-12pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YNDOL0706
Fee: $163, $155 Members

This class is full.


CAMP: Super Scratch

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, Jul 6, Jul 7, Jul 8, Jul 9, Jul 10
Time: 9am-12pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: LXSPR0706
Fee: $205, $195 Members

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


CAMP: Create-a-World

Discover what it might be like to live in a variety of different environments. Imagine and build a 3D spinner of your worlds. Create a character and comic book about all the different places you will explore. Includes a museum exhibit tour!
Age(s): 6-8
Date: Monday through Friday, Jul 6, Jul 7, Jul 8, Jul 9, Jul 10
Time: 9am-12pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YXIMG0706
Fee: $163, $155 Members

Calling All Marine Biologists

Through hands-on activities, look at the adaptations of ocean animals, from dolphins to fish to the octopus. Dissect a squid and make a coral reef model.
Age(s): 6-8
Date: Monday through Friday, Jul 6, Jul 7, Jul 8, Jul 9, Jul 10
Time: 9am-12pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YXMAR0706
Fee: $163, $155 Members

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


Design a "Smart" Houseboat

Create a high-tech dream houseboat of the future. Using handheld computers and recycled materials, build and design a mini houseboat that responds to the world around it. Add sound and motor power, and take your boat sailing before you bring it home.
Age(s): 9-12
Date: Monday through Friday, Jul 6, Jul 7, Jul 8, Jul 9, Jul 10
Time: 9am-12pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: LNHSB0706
Fee: $236, $225 Members

CAMP: 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, Jul 6, Jul 7, Jul 8, Jul 9, Jul 10
Time: 9am-12pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YXWIZ0706
Fee: $163, $155 Members

Preschool Science: Math Mania

This week will focus on math experiences recommended for preschoolers by the National Conference of Teachers of Mathematics. Math games and hands-on activities such as measuring and cooking will be featured.
Age(s): 5-6
Date: Monday through Friday, Jul 6, Jul 7, Jul 8, Jul 9, Jul 10
Time: 10-11:45am
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YRMAT0706
Fee: $121, $115 Members

CAMP: Carpentry Dollhouse

Through the lens of an architect, create a model of a one-room house with an electric light. Play with scale and frame house building. Gain new carpentry skills as you use jigs and saws.
Age(s): 6-8
Date: Monday through Friday, Jul 6, Jul 7, Jul 8, Jul 9, Jul 10
Time: 1-4pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YXDOL0706
Fee: $163, $155 Members

CAMP: 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, Jul 6, Jul 7, Jul 8, Jul 9, Jul 10
Time: 1-4pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: LXDRW0706
Fee: $205, $195 Members