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August 2015

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: Monday through Friday, Aug 31, Sep 1, Sep 2, Sep 3, Sep 4
Time: 9am-12pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YNCRC0831
Fee: $163, $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, Aug 31, Sep 1, Sep 2, Sep 3, Sep 4
Time: 9am-12pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YNBLW0831
Fee: $163, $155 Members

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


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, Aug 31, Sep 1, Sep 2, Sep 3, Sep 4
Time: 9am-12pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: LXSUP0831
Fee: $205, $195 Members

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


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, Sep 4, Aug 31, Sep 1, Sep 2, Sep 3
Time: 9am-12pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YXWIZ0831
Fee: $163, $155 Members

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


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, Sep 4, Sep 3, Sep 2, Sep 1, Aug 31
Time: 9am-12pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YXRAR0831
Fee: $163, $155 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, Aug 31, Sep 1, Sep 2, Sep 3, Sep 4
Time: 10-11:45am
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YRLIF0831
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, Sep 4, Sep 3, Sep 2, Sep 1, Aug 31
Time: 1-4pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YXRAP0831
Fee: $163, $155 Members

CAMP: 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, Sep 1, Aug 31, Sep 2, Sep 3, Sep 4
Time: 1-4pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YXMAS0831
Fee: $163, $155 Members

CAMP: 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, Aug 31, Sep 1, Sep 2, Sep 3, Sep 4
Time: 1-4pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: LNAPP0831
Fee: $205, $195 Members

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


Mad Scientists' Lab

Concoct chemical potions and conduct crazy physics experiments. Work with dry ice and explore motion.
Age(s): 6-8
Date: Monday through Friday, Sep 4, Sep 3, Sep 2, Aug 31, Sep 1
Time: 1-4pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YXMAD0831
Fee: $163, $155 Members

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


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, Aug 31, Sep 1, Sep 2, Sep 3, Sep 4
Time: 1-4pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: LNVID0831
Fee: $205, $195 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, Aug 31, Sep 1, Sep 2, Sep 3, Sep 4
Time: 1-4pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: LNCOM0831
Fee: $205, $195 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, Aug 31, Sep 1, Sep 2, Sep 3, Sep 4
Time: 1-4pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YNWIZ0831
Fee: $163, $155 Members

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


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, Aug 31, Sep 1, Sep 2, Sep 3, Sep 4
Time: 1-4pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: LXDRW0831
Fee: $205, $195 Members

October 2015

Wizarding 101

Experience some of the best activities from one of our most popular summer camps -- Wizard School! Take a potions class, experiment with levitating objects, and enjoy a fun day in the wizarding world.
Age(s): 6-12
Date: Thursday, Oct 15
Time: 8:30am-4:30pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YNWIZ1015
Fee: $127, $120 Members

Mystery Detectives

You're on the case to solve the mystery by delving into the exciting world of forensic science. How do detectives use science to solve crimes? Find out in this two day mini-camp as you follow the clues like a real detective. Examine evidence under microscopes, analyze tracks, and more, as you use science and your powers of deduction to solve the crime.
Age(s): 6-12
Date: Thursday and Friday, Oct 15, Oct 16
Time: 8:30am-4:30pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YNMYS1015
Fee: $210, $200 Members

Mad Scientists' Laboratory

Come explore our Mad Scientists' La-bor-a-tory for a day, where there are curiosities to be discovered. Conduct experiments with dry ice, have a hair raising experience with electricity, and make some messy mixtures with us -- if you dare!
Age(s): 6-12
Date: Friday, Oct 16
Time: 8:30am-4:30pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YNMAD1016
Fee: $127, $120 Members