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August 2015

3D Worlds

Investigate the world of 3D design, game-making, and programming. Explore 3D Worlds a variety of programs during a week in the third dimension.
Age(s): 13-16
Date: Monday through Friday, Aug 4, Aug 3, Aug 5, Aug 6, Aug 7
Time: 1-4pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: LNWOR0803
Fee: $205, $195 Members

Jewelry-Maker's Workshop

Work with materials and tools to design and make your own necklaces and other jewelry. Examine different gemstones and find out where they come from. Learn how many cultures have decorated themselves throughout time.
Age(s): 9-12
Date: Monday through Friday, Aug 7, Aug 6, Aug 3, Aug 4, Aug 5
Time: 1-4pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: LNJMW0803
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, Aug 7, Aug 6, Aug 5, Aug 4, Aug 3
Time: 1-4pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: LNSMT0803
Fee: $236, $225 Members

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


Ultimate Scratch

Use Scratch to build your own interactive computer game the first week of camp. Advance your Scratch 2.0 skills in the second week as you power up, make your own blocks, and use the camera to control the game with your body. Access your game online to play later. Two-week camp: you must register for both weeks.
Age(s): 9-12
Date: Two weeks, Mon-Fri, Aug 14, Aug 13, Aug 12, Aug 4, Aug 3, Aug 6, Aug 7, Aug 10, Aug 11, Aug 5
Time: 1-4pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: LNULT0803
Fee: $410, $390 Members

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


Ocean Expedition Camp

Dive into the deep blue sea to discover whales, sharks, and other deep-sea creatures. Build your favorite ocean organism for our walk-through ocean environment. Step up close to sharks at a local aquarium. Head to the lab to dissect a squid. Explore human impact on the salty solution that covers two-thirds of our earth's surface.
Age(s): 7-11
Date: Monday through Friday, Aug 14, Aug 13, Aug 12, Aug 11, Aug 10
Time: 8am-4pm
Location: Hamline University
Course Code: YDOCN0810
Fee: $336, $320 Members

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


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, Aug 14, Aug 13, Aug 12, Aug 11, Aug 10
Time: 8:30am-4:30pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YDWNK0810
Fee: $336, $320 Members

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


Preschool Science: Forces and Physics

Experiment with all things motion! Explore with gravity, gears, wheels, ramps, and tracks. See propulsion in action. Discover how to make balls and cars move fast and slow.
Age(s): 3-5
Date: Monday through Friday, Aug 14, Aug 13, Aug 12, Aug 10, Aug 11
Time: 8:45-9:45am
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YPPHY0810
Fee: $63, $60 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 14, Aug 10, Aug 11, Aug 12, Aug 13
Time: 9am-12pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: LNVID0810
Fee: $205, $195 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, Aug 12, Aug 11, Aug 10, Aug 13, Aug 14
Time: 9am-12pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: LNHSB0810
Fee: $236, $225 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 14, Aug 13, Aug 12, Aug 11, Aug 10
Time: 9am-12pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: LXDRW0810
Fee: $205, $195 Members

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


CAMP: Carpentry Pinball Machine

Design and construct your own tabletop pinball machine with wood and other materials. Experiment with the dynamics of action/reaction and cause/effect.
Age(s): 6-8
Date: Monday through Friday, Aug 11, Aug 10, Aug 14, Aug 13, Aug 12
Time: 9am-12pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YXPIN0810
Fee: $163, $155 Members

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


CAMP: Secret Hiding Places

Construct ways to hide your secret treasures. Make hidden trap doors, camouflage, and tricks to fool the eye.
Age(s): 6-8
Date: Monday through Friday, Aug 12, Aug 13, Aug 14, Aug 11, Aug 10
Time: 9am-12pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YXSEC0810
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): 9-12
Date: Monday through Friday, Aug 14, Aug 13, Aug 10, Aug 11, Aug 12
Time: 9am-12pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YNWIZ0810
Fee: $163, $155 Members

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


Preschool Science: Forces and Physics

Experiment with all things motion! Explore with gravity, gears, wheels, ramps, and tracks. See propulsion in action. Discover how to make balls and cars move fast and slow.
Age(s): 5-6
Date: Monday through Friday, Aug 14, Aug 13, Aug 12, Aug 11, Aug 10
Time: 10-11:45am
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YRPHY0810
Fee: $121, $115 Members

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, Aug 11, Aug 10, Aug 12, Aug 13, Aug 14
Time: 1-4pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: LNCMC0810
Fee: $205, $195 Members

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


Glowing Mythical Creatures

Create an imaginary creature based on fairytales and mythology. Use an Arduino ProtoSnap hand-held computer to program your creature to glow and make noise in response to light and sound. Take home your creature and your Arduino ProtoSnap.
Age(s): 9-12
Date: Monday through Friday, Aug 14, Aug 13, Aug 12, Aug 11, Aug 10
Time: 1-4pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: LNGLW0810
Fee: $236, $225 Members

Carpentry For Kids: the Pinball Machine

Design and construct your own tabletop pinball machine with wood and other materials. Experiment with the dynamics of action/reaction and cause/effect.
Age(s): 9-12
Date: Monday through Friday, Aug 14, Aug 10, Aug 11, Aug 12, Aug 13
Time: 1-4pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YNPIN0810
Fee: $163, $155 Members

CAMP: 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, Aug 14, Aug 13, Aug 12, Aug 11, Aug 10
Time: 1-4pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YXGFG0810
Fee: $163, $155 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, Aug 10, Aug 14, Aug 13, Aug 12, Aug 11
Time: 1-4pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YXWIZ0810
Fee: $163, $155 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, Aug 18, Aug 19, Aug 20, Aug 21, Aug 17
Time: 8am-4pm
Location: St. Catherine University
Course Code: YDCUR0817
Fee: $336, $320 Members

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