Registration is now open!

All Summer Camps Scholarships for 2019 have been awarded.

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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Be a Paleontologist

If you dig fossils, this camp is for you! Create an excavation site and use real tools to uncover the fossils. Find out about recent discoveries and name a new dinosaur. Visit the dinosaur gallery and experiment on real fossils.
Age(s): 9-12
Monday through Friday, Jul 29, Jul 30, Jul 31, Aug 1, Aug 2
9am-12pm
Science Museum
Course Code: YNBAP0729
Fee: $188, $179 Members

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


Blow It Up!

Make exploding baggies, make art by popping balloons, check out dry ice, and experiment with different kinds of rockets in this exciting class.
Age(s): 6-8
Monday through Friday, Jul 29, Jul 30, Jul 31, Aug 1, Aug 2
9am-12pm
Science Museum
Course Code: YXBIU0729
Fee: $188, $179 Members

Design a Computer Game: Create Your Own Adventure Game

Build your own interactive game or story using programming software from the MIT Media Lab called Scratch. Select a theme, write a story, build an environment, create characters, then add puzzles and sound effects.
Age(s): 9-12
Monday through Friday, Jul 29, Jul 30, Jul 31, Aug 1, Aug 2
9am-12pm
Science Museum
Course Code: LNDCG0729
Fee: $188, $179 Members

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, Jul 29, Jul 30, Jul 31, Aug 1, Aug 2
9am-12pm
Science Museum
Course Code: YXGSA0729
Fee: $188, $179 Members

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


LEGO Advanced Vehicles

Discover the next level of LEGO vehicle construction. Build model vehicles that have 4-wheel drive, multispeed transmission, and rack and pinion steering.
Age(s): 9-12
Monday through Friday, Jul 29, Jul 30, Jul 31, Aug 1, Aug 2
9am-12pm
Science Museum
Course Code: LNLAV0729
Fee: $188, $179 Members

Shocking Electrical Discoveries

Explore magnetism and electricity! Investigate static electricity using everyday objects. Build a simple circuit using a battery, wire, and motor, and experiment with different circuit patterns. Put your circuit into a Jitterbot to make it draw and dance!
Age(s): 6-8
Monday through Friday, Jul 29, Jul 30, Jul 31, Aug 1, Aug 2
9am-12pm
Science Museum
Course Code: YXSED0729
Fee: $188, $179 Members

Preschool Robotics

Program your own Ozobot to discover the fascinating world of robots through movement and play.
Age(s): 5-6
Monday through Friday, Jul 29, Jul 30, Jul 31, Aug 1, Aug 2
10-11:45am
Science Museum
Course Code: YRROB0729
Fee: $126, $120 Members

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


Atlas Adventure

Chart the course to adventure! Learn how to seek and find using maps, the stars, and modern technology. Use tools like compasses and GPS to navigate the world around you, try geocaching, and make a personal map of nearby parks.
Age(s): 9-12
Monday through Friday, Jul 29, Jul 30, Jul 31, Aug 1, Aug 2
1-4pm
Science Museum
Course Code: YNATA0729
Fee: $188, $179 Members

Blow It Up!

Make exploding baggies, check out dry ice, and experiment with different kids of rockets in this exciting class.
Age(s): 9-12
Monday through Friday, Jul 29, Jul 30, Jul 31, Aug 1, Aug 2
1-4pm
Science Museum
Course Code: YNBIU0729
Fee: $188, $179 Members

Chemistry in the Kitchen

Explore how chemistry makes delicious foods. Use everyday ingredients and kitchen tools to measure and mix, cook, and bake. Test your experiments by eating them! *Not recommended for children with any food allergies.*
Age(s): 6-8
Monday through Friday, Jul 29, Jul 30, Jul 31, Aug 1, Aug 2
1-4pm
Science Museum
Course Code: YXCIK0729
Fee: $188, $179 Members

Digital Flix

Explore the world of film production! You can be a director, actor, cinematographer, and producer of your films and team film project! Record movies using a digital video camera then use software to edit. Post it online to share with your friends. Note: campers will handle and/or consume food in this course.
Age(s): 9-12
Monday through Friday, Jul 29, Jul 30, Jul 31, Aug 1, Aug 2
1-4pm
Science Museum
Course Code: LNFLX0729
Fee: $188, $179 Members

Drawing + Animation = Movies

Draw your own creations and attach limbs and other moving parts. Bring them to life using HUE stop-motion animation software. Plan and film adventures for your characters with props and backgrounds of your own design. Share your movies online.
Age(s): 6-8
Monday through Friday, Jul 29, Jul 30, Jul 31, Aug 1, Aug 2
1-4pm
Science Museum
Course Code: LXDAM0729
Fee: $188, $179 Members

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