Summer Camp Registration opens soon!

February 12 for members
February 26 for non-members

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Registration Tips

Are you a Science Museum member? Members are able to register 2 weeks before the general public and receive member camp pricing! Now is the time to join or renew your museum membership.

Prepare before you log in or call! Have all of the following information ready:

•Your camp selections by name and week of the camp
•Age*, birthdate, special needs, and any allergies for all the campers you’re registering
•Information for an emergency contact person who is not listed on your main museum account

Registering online? Know your login email and password prior to registration. If you forgot your password, visit our login page and select “Help, I forgot my password” to reset. If you are unsure of your login email address, contact 651-221-9444 for assistance.

Registering by phone? Please call 651-221-4511. We experience a high volume of calls once registration opens, so please try again if your call goes to voicemail.

*Age categories must be observed to ensure the best possible experience for all children in the class. If you have any questions about age requirements please call 651-221-4511.

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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. Note: campers will handle and/or consume food in this course.
Age(s): 6-8
Monday through Friday, Jun 10, Jun 11, Jun 12, Jun 13, Jun 14
1-4pm
Science Museum
Course Code: YXGSV0610
Fee: $179 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
Monday through Friday, Jun 10, Jun 11, Jun 12, Jun 13, Jun 14
1-4pm
Science Museum
Course Code: YNMCP0610
Fee: $179 Members

Wizard School

Explore the science in potions, magic tricks, and other wizarding secrets. Complete challenges to earn house points. Test your skills with feats from each professor. Create a light-up wand that would make Ollivander proud. Note: campers will handle and/or consume food in this course.
Age(s): 9-12
Monday through Friday, Jun 10, Jun 11, Jun 12, Jun 13, Jun 14
1-4pm
Science Museum
Course Code: YNWIZ0610
Fee: $179 Members

Camp Curie: Science Camp for Girls (Metro State)

Investigate the contributions of women in science this summer. Act as an archaeologist as you learn about early Minnesota peoples and explore the technologies they used to meet daily needs. Employ unconventional materials to experiment with electrical circuits to wear. Be inspired by nature. Use biomimicry to design products that solve problems. Practice Earth’s process of reuse by re-purposing one cardboard box into three projects. Note: campers will handle and/or consume food in this course.
Age(s): 6-9
Monday through Friday, Jun 17, Jun 18, Jun 19, Jun 20, Jun 21
8am-4pm
Metro State University
Course Code: YDCMC0617
Fee: $349 Members

Robotics Lab

Explore robots past and present, and imagine their future. Program different types of robots and experiment with how they can navigate and operate. Construct your own personal robot that responds to its environment using sensors and a microcontroller. Get inspired by nature and experiment with everyday materials to create prototypes of your own future technology.
Age(s): 9-12
Monday through Friday, Jun 17, Jun 18, Jun 19, Jun 20, Jun 21
8:30am-4:30pm
Science Museum
Course Code: YDROB0617
Fee: $349 Members

Preschool Science: Dinomania

Look at dinosaur bones, make some different kinds of dinosaurs, and visit our Dinosaurs and Fossils Gallery.
Age(s): 3-5
Monday through Friday, Jun 17, Jun 18, Jun 19, Jun 20, Jun 21
8:45-9:45am
Science Museum
Course Code: YPDMA0617
Fee: $65 Members

Frozen Solid

Do you want to build a snowman…in the summer? Make indoor snow, grow crystal snowflakes, and freeze liquid in an instant. Experiment with heat and cold, and taste some frozen treats along the way. Note: campers will handle and/or consume food in this course.
Age(s): 6-8
Monday through Friday, Jun 17, Jun 18, Jun 19, Jun 20, Jun 21
9am-12pm
Science Museum
Course Code: YXFRZ0617
Fee: $179 Members

Gamer Girls

Are you a girl who games? Design an interactive game using Scratch software, complete with sound, animation, and more. Experience other girl-created games and learn about how women today are shaping the gaming industry. Play and share your game online.
Age(s): 9-12
Monday through Friday, Jun 17, Jun 18, Jun 19, Jun 20, Jun 21
9am-12pm
Science Museum
Course Code: LNGMG0617
Fee: $179 Members

Marble Run Engineering

Get rolling! Use your imagination to design a marble run with twists and turns - maybe even defy gravity. Build tracks, raceways, and challenges for your marbles. Experiment with physics and probability. Create, test, and improve your creations throughout the week.
Age(s): 6-9
Monday through Friday, Jun 17, Jun 18, Jun 19, Jun 20, Jun 21
9am-12pm
Science Museum
Course Code: YXMRE0617
Fee: $179 Members

Secret Hiding Places

Hide your secrets in plain sight. Make trap doors, camouflage an object, and draw maps to reveal their location. Hunt the final treasure by following a trail of clues.
Age(s): 6-8
Monday through Friday, Jun 17, Jun 18, Jun 19, Jun 20, Jun 21
9am-12pm
Science Museum
Course Code: YXSHP0617
Fee: $179 Members

Video Mashup

Discover video editing and special effects. Combine short video and sound clips to create your own mashup movie, and then use a green screen to add yourself to a story you create. Learn Adobe Elements Premiere video editing software. Note: campers will handle and/or consume food in this course.
Age(s): 9-12
Monday through Friday, Jun 17, Jun 18, Jun 19, Jun 20, Jun 21
9am-12pm
Science Museum
Course Code: LNVDM0617
Fee: $179 Members

Wizard School

Explore the science in potions, magic tricks, and other wizarding secrets. Complete challenges to earn house points. Test your skills with feats from each professor. Create a light-up wand that would make Ollivander proud. Note: campers will handle and/or consume food in this course.
Age(s): 9-12
Monday through Friday, Jun 17, Jun 18, Jun 19, Jun 20, Jun 21
9am-12pm
Science Museum
Course Code: YNWIZ0617
Fee: $179 Members

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