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July 2014

Spy Masters

Hone your powers of observation and problem solving. Learn some basic secret codes and build some simple alarms and spy equipment to use in your room.
Age(s): 6-8
Date: Monday through Friday, Jul 30, Aug 1, Jul 31, Jul 29, Jul 28
Time: 1-4pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YXSPY0728
Fee: $163, $155 Members

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


Preschool Science: Pond Scum

There's more to pond life than fish and frogs. Investigate tiny creatures in water and look at animals through a microscope.
Age(s): 5-6
Date: Tue & Thu, Jul 31, Jul 29
Time: 10:30am-12:15pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YRSCU0729
Fee: $43, $41 Members

August 2014

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. You'll be the next "Harriet the Spy" or "Encyclopedia Brown."
Age(s): 8-12
Date: Monday through Friday, Aug 5, Aug 6, Aug 7, Aug 8, Aug 4
Time: 8am-4pm
Location: Hamline University
Course Code: YDMYS0804
Fee: $341, $325 Members

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 8, Aug 4, Aug 5, Aug 6, Aug 7
Time: 8:30am-4:30pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YDEXP0804
Fee: $346, $330 Members

Preschool Science: Robots

Discover the fascinating world of robots through movement and play.
Age(s): 3-5
Date: Mon, Wed & Fri, Aug 4, Aug 6, Aug 8
Time: 9-10am
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YRRBT0804
Fee: $33, $31 Members

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


Eye-Popping 3D

Program a computer game using Scratch software and ChromaDepth 3D technology. Star in your own 3D video. Construct 3D glasses to make your movie jump out at you.
Age(s): 9-12
Date: Monday through Friday, Aug 5, Aug 4, Aug 6, Aug 7, Aug 8
Time: 9am-12pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: LNEYE0804
Fee: $205, $195 Members

Digital Flix

Become director and producer of your own films! Record short movies using a video camera then use software to edit, add sound and special effects. Post it online to share with your friends.
Age(s): 9-12
Date: Monday through Friday, Aug 8, Aug 7, Aug 6, Aug 5, Aug 4
Time: 9am-12pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: LNFLX0804
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, Aug 5, Aug 6, Aug 7, Aug 8, Aug 4
Time: 9am-12pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YNBLW0804
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): 6-8
Date: Monday through Friday, Aug 5, Aug 6, Aug 7, Aug 8, Aug 4
Time: 9am-12pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YXWIZ8041
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): 6-8
Date: Monday through Friday, Aug 8, Aug 7, Aug 6, Aug 5, Aug 4
Time: 9am-12pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YXWIZ8042
Fee: $163, $155 Members

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


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 4, Aug 5, Aug 6, Aug 7, Aug 8
Time: 9am-12pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YXSEC0804
Fee: $163, $155 Members

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


Preschool Science: Robots

Discover the fascinating world of robots through movement and play.
Age(s): 5-6
Date: Mon, Wed & Fri, Aug 8, Aug 6, Aug 4
Time: 10:30am-12:15pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YRRBT0804
Fee: $66, $62 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 5, Aug 4, Aug 6, Aug 7, Aug 8
Time: 1-4pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YNWZD8041
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 8, Aug 7, Aug 6, Aug 4, Aug 5
Time: 1-4pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YNWZD8042
Fee: $163, $155 Members

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 5, Aug 6, Aug 7, Aug 8, Aug 4
Time: 1-4pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: LXDRW0804
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 8, Aug 7, Aug 4, Aug 5, Aug 6
Time: 1-4pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: LNDCG0804
Fee: $205, $195 Members

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


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, Aug 4, Aug 8, Aug 7, Aug 6, Aug 5
Time: 1-4pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YXBLW0804
Fee: $163, $155 Members

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


LEGO Amusement Park

Using LEGO Technic pieces, build amusement park rides and attractions such as a tilt-a-whirl or a merry-go-round.
Age(s): 6-8
Date: Monday through Friday, Aug 8, Aug 7, Aug 6, Aug 4, Aug 5
Time: 1-4pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YXAMU0804
Fee: $163, $155 Members

Preschool Science: Ocean Homes

Eat seaweed, make fish prints, play in the sand and dance like a dolphin in this class about ocean life.
Age(s): 5-6
Date: Tue & Thu, Aug 7, Aug 5
Time: 10:30am-12:15pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YROCH0805
Fee: $43, $41 Members

Camp Runestone for Young Wizards

Come where fantasy and fact are swirled together to create bewitching tales. Apparate from one adventure to another as you examine the exploits of Harry P. and other famous fictional characters. Make herbal potions. Learn the stories behind fantastic flora and fauna from carnivorous plants to vampire bats. Fly off with a surefire spell for distinguishing truth from fiction. Co-Sponsored by Hamline University.
Age(s): 7-11
Date: Monday through Friday, Aug 15, Aug 14, Aug 13, Aug 12, Aug 11
Time: 8am-4pm
Location: Hamline University
Course Code: YDRUN0811
Fee: $336, $320 Members