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August 2015

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.


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: 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

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

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: 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.


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

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

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

Chain Reaction Contraption

Create a ridiculously long series of mechanical and electrical actions that end in a grand finale! Learn about basic circuitry, then incorporate electric motors in your chain reaction.
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: YNCRC0831
Fee: $163, $155 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 31, Sep 1, Sep 2, Sep 3, Sep 4
Time: 9am-12pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YNBLW0831
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 31, Sep 1, Sep 2, Sep 3, Sep 4
Time: 9am-12pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: LXSUP0831
Fee: $205, $195 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 31, Sep 1, Sep 2, Sep 3, Sep 4
Time: 9am-12pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YXWIZ0831
Fee: $163, $155 Members

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


CAMP: Robots and Rockets

Find out what robots can and cannot do, make a robotic arm and play with a real robot. Experiment with propulsion and make different kinds of rockets.
Age(s): 6-8
Date: Monday through Friday, Aug 31, Sep 1, Sep 2, Sep 3, Sep 4
Time: 9am-12pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YXRAR0831
Fee: $163, $155 Members

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


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): 5-6
Date: Monday through Friday, Aug 31, Sep 1, Sep 2, Sep 3, Sep 4
Time: 10-11:45am
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YRLIF0831
Fee: $121, $115 Members

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 31, Sep 1, Sep 2, Sep 3, Sep 4
Time: 1-4pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: YNWIZ0831
Fee: $163, $155 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 31, Sep 1, Sep 2, Sep 3, Sep 4
Time: 1-4pm
Location: Science Museum
Course Code: LXDRW0831
Fee: $205, $195 Members