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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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
1-4pm
Science Museum
Course Code: LXGSP0729
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 observe an animal dissection. 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: LNGSV0729
Fee: $188, $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, Jul 29, Jul 30, Jul 31, Aug 1, Aug 2
1-4pm
Science Museum
Course Code: YNWIP0729
Fee: $188, $179 Members

Camp Curie: A Science Camp for Girls

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, Aug 5, Aug 6, Aug 7, Aug 8, Aug 9
8am-4pm
St. Catherine University
Course Code: YDCMC0805
Fee: $367, $349 Members

Wonka Week

Enter the sweet world of candy as you explore the wonders of the Chocolate Factory. Whisk your way through the Physical Plant on the glass elevator, chocolate river, and other fantastic, hair-raising, move-you-from-here-to-there systems. Become a master candy maker as you knead, mix, and pour to create delicious confections every day. Explore the fascination with candies people have enjoyed over 100 years and invent a candy yourself that could become one of the most famous candies in the world. You don't need a golden ticket for this camp. Not recommended for children with any food allergies.
Age(s): 7-12
Monday through Friday, Aug 5, Aug 6, Aug 7, Aug 8, Aug 9
8:30am-4:30pm
Science Museum
Course Code: YDWNK0805
Fee: $367, $349 Members

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


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, Aug 5, Aug 6, Aug 7, Aug 8, Aug 9
8:45-9:45am
Science Museum
Course Code: YPDMA0805
Fee: $68, $65 Members

App, Build, Code

Quit playing someone else's boring app and design your own! Build an app using custom graphics and sound that can tap into an Android device's built-in touchscreen, accelerometer, and camera to create a truly interactive experience. Upload an app to the Google Play Store to share with friends.
Age(s): 9-12
Monday through Friday, Aug 5, Aug 6, Aug 7, Aug 8, Aug 9
9am-12pm
Science Museum
Course Code: LNABC0805
Fee: $188, $179 Members

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, Aug 5, Aug 6, Aug 7, Aug 8, Aug 9
9am-12pm
Science Museum
Course Code: YXBIU0805
Fee: $188, $179 Members

Design a "Smart" House

Design and create a play-sized, interactive dream home. Build your house from recycled materials, and use an Arduino board to customize it with light, sound, and sensors. Take your house home!
Age(s): 9-12
Monday through Friday, Aug 5, Aug 6, Aug 7, Aug 8, Aug 9
9am-12pm
Science Museum
Course Code: YNDSH0805
Fee: $188, $179 Members

Introduction to Chemistry

Enter the exciting world of chemistry! Distill a scent, engineer hot and cold packs, and check out colored fire. Discover the seven signs of a chemical reaction.
Age(s): 9-12
Monday through Friday, Aug 5, Aug 6, Aug 7, Aug 8, Aug 9
9am-12pm
Science Museum
Course Code: YNITC0805
Fee: $188, $179 Members

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


LEGO Castle

Learn about medieval technology and build drawbridges, catapults, and a castle using LEGO Technic pieces.
Age(s): 6-8
Monday through Friday, Aug 5, Aug 6, Aug 7, Aug 8, Aug 9
9am-12pm
Science Museum
Course Code: YXLGC0805
Fee: $188, $179 Members

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


Spy Masters

How to spy with your little eye. Hone your powers of observation and master spycraft. Decrypt secret codes, read signposts, and build alarms and spy equipment to use in your room.
Age(s): 6-8
Monday through Friday, Aug 5, Aug 6, Aug 7, Aug 8, Aug 9
9am-12pm
Science Museum
Course Code: YXSPY0805
Fee: $188, $179 Members

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


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