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July 2015

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 13, Jul 14, Jul 15, Jul 16, Jul 17
Time: 1-4pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YXWIZ0713
Fee: $163, $155 Members

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


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, Jul 13, Jul 14, Jul 15, Jul 16, Jul 17
Time: 1-4pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YXMAS0713
Fee: $163, $155 Members

T-Shirts Artists

Make custom images that can be printed on T-shirts using screen printing techniques, stencils, and drawing mediums. Work with glow-in-the-dark, metallic, and neon inks! Bring 100% cotton T-shirts and fabric to work on.
Age(s): 9-12
Date: Monday through Friday, Jul 13, Jul 14, Jul 15, Jul 16, Jul 17
Time: 1-4pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YNTSP0713
Fee: $210, $200 Members

Buzzology

Come learn what all the buzz is about. One out of every three bites of food depends on a pollinator. Make a bee block home, discover how insects pollinate, and do the waggle dance!
Age(s): 6-10
Date: Monday through Friday, Jul 20, Jul 21, Jul 22, Jul 23, Jul 24
Time: 8am-4pm
Location: U of M, St. Paul campus
Course Code: YDBBB0720
Fee: $341, $325 Members

Journey to Space

Blast off into outer space this summer! Create a space animation, experiment with laws of gravity, and explore the challenges humans face in space. Visit the "Space: An Out-of-Gravity Experience" special exhibit and get ready for an other-wordly adventure!
Age(s): 6-10
Date: Monday through Friday, Jul 20, Jul 21, Jul 22, Jul 23, Jul 24
Time: 8:30am-4:30pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YDSPA0720
Fee: $362, $345 Members

Preschool Science: Rainbows and Light

Experiment with mirrors, prisms, and kaleidoscopes. Split color apart and mix colors together. Make a color column to take home.
Age(s): 3-5
Date: Monday through Friday, Jul 20, Jul 21, Jul 22, Jul 23, Jul 24
Time: 8:45-9:45am
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YPRAL0720
Fee: $63, $60 Members

Game Pad

Design your own adventure game using Scratch software. Write a story, design an environment, create characters and add sound effects. Build your own game controller to play your game.
Age(s): 9-12
Date: Monday through Friday, Jul 20, Jul 21, Jul 22, Jul 23, Jul 24
Time: 9am-12pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: LNPAD0720
Fee: $205, $195 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, Jul 20, Jul 21, Jul 22, Jul 23, Jul 24
Time: 9am-12pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YNBLW0720
Fee: $163, $155 Members

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


Carpentry for Kids: Trusses and Bridges

Head to the carpentry workshop and construct trusses. In a large group, build a bridge you can stand on and crawl through. Experiment with strength, load, and weight distribution.
Age(s): 9-12
Date: Monday through Friday, Jul 20, Jul 21, Jul 22, Jul 23, Jul 24
Time: 9am-12pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YNCTB0720
Fee: $163, $155 Members

CAMP: LEGO Tools

Assemble tools out of LEGO pieces. Design gadgets to solve everyday problems like drawing a perfect circle or reaching your light switch from your bed.
Age(s): 6-8
Date: Monday through Friday, Jul 20, Jul 21, Jul 22, Jul 23, Jul 24
Time: 9am-12pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YXLET0720
Fee: $163, $155 Members

CAMP: Chemistry in the Kitchen

Learn about changes of state, emulsions, and density using different foods and cooking techniques. You'll even be able to eat your experiments!
Age(s): 6-8
Date: Monday through Friday, Jul 20, Jul 21, Jul 22, Jul 23, Jul 24
Time: 9am-12pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YXKIT0720
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, Jul 20, Jul 21, Jul 22, Jul 23, Jul 24
Time: 9am-12pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: LXSPR0720
Fee: $205, $195 Members

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


Preschool Science: Rainbows and Light

Experiment with mirrors, prisms, and kaleidoscopes. Split color apart and mix colors together. Make a color column to take home.
Age(s): 5-6
Date: Monday through Friday, Jul 20, Jul 21, Jul 22, Jul 23, Jul 24
Time: 10-11:45am
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YRRAL0720
Fee: $121, $115 Members

Gamer Girls

Are you a gamer girl? Design an interactive game with characters that you create using Scratch 2.0 software. Add your own sound and animation. Post your game online to share with others.
Age(s): 9-12
Date: Monday through Friday, Jul 20, Jul 21, Jul 22, Jul 23, Jul 24
Time: 1-4pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: LNGAM0720
Fee: $205, $195 Members

LEGO Micro Design

Use LEGO construction to build tiny models and a miniature city.
Age(s): 9-12
Date: Monday through Friday, Jul 20, Jul 21, Jul 22, Jul 23, Jul 24
Time: 1-4pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YNMIC0720
Fee: $163, $155 Members

Intro to Chemistry

Enter the exciting world of chemistry! Investigate chemicals and colors, gases and liquids, weights and densities.
Age(s): 9-12
Date: Monday through Friday, Jul 20, Jul 21, Jul 22, Jul 23, Jul 24
Time: 1-4pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YNICH0720
Fee: $163, $155 Members

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


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, Jul 20, Jul 21, Jul 22, Jul 23, Jul 24
Time: 1-4pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: LNAPP0720
Fee: $205, $195 Members

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


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, Jul 20, Jul 21, Jul 22, Jul 23, Jul 24
Time: 1-4pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YXBLW0720
Fee: $163, $155 Members

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


CAMP: Dino Diggers

Dinosaur lovers! Explore the lives and times of your favorite ancient reptiles. Meet Triceratops, Apatosaurus, and even T. Rex!
Age(s): 6-8
Date: Monday through Friday, Jul 20, Jul 21, Jul 22, Jul 23, Jul 24
Time: 1-4pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YXDIN0720
Fee: $163, $155 Members

CAMP: Muffin Maker

From mini to giant muffins, explore quantity, weight, volume, and classification. Read a recipe, estimate the number of chocolate chips, and bake tessellations. Mmmaximize fun in this tasty camp. Not recommended for children with food allergies.
Age(s): 6-8
Date: Monday through Friday, Jul 20, Jul 21, Jul 22, Jul 23, Jul 24
Time: 1-4pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YXMUF0720
Fee: $163, $155 Members