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July 2015

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: $195 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: $155 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: $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: $155 Members

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: $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: $155 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): 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: $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: $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: $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: $155 Members

App, Build, Code

A camp for game designers! Take the next step and design your own app. Build a professional quality game that can be played on computers, the web, and portable devices.
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: $195 Members

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: $155 Members

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: $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: $155 Members

Camp Curie

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!
Age(s): 6-9
Date: Monday through Friday, Jul 27, Jul 28, Jul 29, Jul 30, Jul 31
Time: 8am-4pm
Location: Blake School in Hopkins
Course Code: YDCUR0727
Fee: $335 Members

Camp Contraptions

Whether you need to make a zipline or safely drop an egg, share engineering solutions to daily design challenges. Experiment with materials, tools, levers, pulleys, and gears to create art in motion. Design and assemble a long chain reaction machine. Explore the effect of gravity, angle, velocity, and friction. Incorporate the knowledge of motion you have developed during the week to propel the action to a boisterous finale! Share films of the event online.
Age(s): 9-12
Date: Monday through Friday, Jul 27, Jul 28, Jul 29, Jul 30, Jul 31
Time: 8:30am-4:30pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YDCON0727
Fee: $345 Members

Preschool Science: Dinomania

Look at dinosaur bones, make some different kinds of dinosaurs and visit our paleontology hall.
Age(s): 3-5
Date: Monday through Friday, Jul 27, Jul 28, Jul 29, Jul 30, Jul 31
Time: 8:45-9:45am
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YPDIN0727
Fee: $60 Members

CAMP: Crazy Foam

Make a super foam-erator, build and play with mountains of shaving cream, concoct foamy chemistry experiments and construct with plastic foam.
Age(s): 6-8
Date: Monday through Friday, Jul 27, Jul 28, Jul 29, Jul 30, Jul 31
Time: 9am-12pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YXCZY0727
Fee: $155 Members

CAMP: Sugar Coated Science

Investigate the sources of sweetness. Explore the history of candy and its ingredients. Mix up some tangy treats and calculate probability using your favorite flavors of Skittles. Design, construct, and market a candy bar creation of your own. Not recommended for children with food allergies.
Age(s): 6-8
Date: Monday through Friday, Jul 27, Jul 28, Jul 29, Jul 30, Jul 31
Time: 9am-12pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YXSUG0727
Fee: $155 Members

CAMP: Shocking Electrical Disc

Make static electricity with simple charging devices. Build a project with batteries, bulbs, and wire. Experiment with different circuit patterns.
Age(s): 6-8
Date: Monday through Friday, Jul 27, Jul 28, Jul 29, Jul 30, Jul 31
Time: 9am-12pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YXSHK0727
Fee: $155 Members