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August 2015

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, Aug 17, Aug 18, Aug 19, Aug 20, Aug 21
Time: 1-4pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YXBLW0817
Fee: $163, $155 Members

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


Teen Computer Game

Build your own interactive adventure game using a programming software called Scratch. Learn advanced programming techniques such as scoring, lives and power-ups. Share and play your game with others or online.
Age(s): 13-16
Date: Monday through Friday, Aug 17, Aug 18, Aug 19, Aug 20, Aug 21
Time: 1-4pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YTCOM0817
Fee: $205, $195 Members

Preschool Science: Cardboard Castles

Use introductory engineering principles to build large cardboard creations. Explore age appropriate mathematics concepts such as sorting and pattern making. Design your own creative costume to take home!
Age(s): 3-5
Date: Monday through Friday, Aug 24, Aug 25, Aug 26, Aug 27, Aug 28
Time: 8:45-9:45am
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YPCAS0824
Fee: $63, $60 Members

CAMP: Get Set to be a Vet

Explore the careers of veterinarians, discover how to take better care of your pets and make dog treats. Learn safe behavior around dogs, examine real animal X-rays and perform a mock surgery.
Age(s): 6-8
Date: Monday through Friday, Aug 24, Aug 25, Aug 26, Aug 27, Aug 28
Time: 9am-12pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YXVET0824
Fee: $163, $155 Members

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


CAMP: Castle Construction

Head to the construction workshop to play with scale. Design and build a miniature castle out of woody cardboard, find treasures, and use your ingenuity and skill.
Age(s): 6-8
Date: Monday through Friday, Aug 24, Aug 25, Aug 26, Aug 27, Aug 28
Time: 9am-12pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YXCAT0824
Fee: $163, $155 Members

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


LEGO State Fair Midway

Recreate in miniature your favorite attractions on the midway with LEGOs. Use the LEGO WeDo sensors and motors to spin the rides, perceive the ring toss accuracy, or drop the clown into the dunk tank. Post video of your projects online.
Age(s): 9-12
Date: Monday through Friday, Aug 24, Aug 25, Aug 26, Aug 27, Aug 28
Time: 9am-12pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YNMID0824
Fee: $205, $195 Members

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


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, Aug 24, Aug 25, Aug 26, Aug 27, Aug 28
Time: 9am-12pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: LNGAM0824
Fee: $205, $195 Members

Space Adventure

Blast off in to outer space this summer! Experiment with laws of gravity and explore the challenges humans face in space. Get ready for an other-wordly adventure!
Age(s): 9-12
Date: Monday through Friday, Aug 24, Aug 25, Aug 26, Aug 27, Aug 28
Time: 9am-12pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YNSPA0824
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 24, Aug 25, Aug 26, Aug 27, Aug 28
Time: 9am-12pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: LXSUA0824
Fee: $205, $195 Members

Preschool Science: Cardboard Castles

Use introductory engineering principles to build large cardboard creations. Explore age-appropriate mathematics concepts such as sorting and pattern making. Design your own creative costume to take home.
Age(s): 5-6
Date: Monday through Friday, Aug 24, Aug 25, Aug 26, Aug 27, Aug 28
Time: 10-11:45am
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YRCAS0824
Fee: $121, $115 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, Aug 24, Aug 25, Aug 26, Aug 27, Aug 28
Time: 1-4pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YXMAS0824
Fee: $163, $155 Members

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


Carpentry for Kids: Castles and Catapults

Design and build a miniature castle to scale using wood, your ingenuity and skill. Experiment with medieval technology like trebuchets and catapults to defend your castle.
Age(s): 9-12
Date: Monday through Friday, Aug 24, Aug 25, Aug 26, Aug 27, Aug 28
Time: 1-4pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YNCAT0824
Fee: $163, $155 Members

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 24, Aug 25, Aug 26, Aug 27, Aug 28
Time: 1-4pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: LXSUP0824
Fee: $205, $195 Members

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


CAMP: Get Set to be a Vet

Explore the careers of veterinarians, discover how to take better care of your pets and make dog treats. Learn safe behavior around dogs, examine real animal X-rays and perform a mock surgery.
Age(s): 6-8
Date: Monday through Friday, Aug 24, Aug 25, Aug 26, Aug 27, Aug 28
Time: 1-4pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YXVTP0824
Fee: $163, $155 Members

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 24, Aug 25, Aug 26, Aug 27, Aug 28
Time: 1-4pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YTWOR0824
Fee: $205, $195 Members

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 24, Aug 25, Aug 26, Aug 27, Aug 28
Time: 1-4pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: LNCOM0824
Fee: $205, $195 Members

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


Miniature Motor-Powered Creations

Work with electricity, cardboard and motors to create unusual moving contraptions.
Age(s): 9-12
Date: Monday through Friday, Aug 24, Aug 25, Aug 26, Aug 27, Aug 28
Time: 1-4pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YNMOT0824
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): 3-5
Date: Monday through Friday, Aug 31, Sep 1, Sep 2, Sep 3, Sep 4
Time: 8:45-9:45am
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YPLIF0831
Fee: $63, $60 Members

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: 9am-12pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YXMAA0831
Fee: $163, $155 Members

Maker: Carpentry

Learn by doing! Pick up your tools and spend a week making projects in the carpentry workshop. Build marble mazes and games. Finish the week building your own design to take home.
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: YNMAK0831
Fee: $163, $155 Members