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All Summer Camps Scholarships for 2019 have been awarded.

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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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Preschool science: Dinomania

Look at dinosaur bones, make some different kinds of dinosaurs, and visit our Dinosaurs and Fossils Gallery.
Age(s): 5-6
Monday through Friday, Aug 5, Aug 6, Aug 7, Aug 8, Aug 9
10-11:45am
Science Museum
Course Code: YRDMA0805
Fee: $126, $120 Members

3D Worlds

Investigate the world of 3D design, game-making, and programming. Explore 3D Worlds using a variety of programs during a week in the third dimension.
Age(s): 13-16
Monday through Friday, Aug 5, Aug 6, Aug 7, Aug 8, Aug 9
1-4pm
Science Museum
Course Code: YTTDW0805
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, Aug 5, Aug 6, Aug 7, Aug 8, Aug 9
1-4pm
Science Museum
Course Code: YNBIU0805
Fee: $188, $179 Members

Build a Remote Control Car

Build a self-propelled, wire-controlled vehicle using batteries, motors, and wiring. Test out your car's performance under a variety of conditions.
Age(s): 9-12
Monday through Friday, Aug 5, Aug 6, Aug 7, Aug 8, Aug 9
1-4pm
Science Museum
Course Code: YNBRC0805
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, Aug 5, Aug 6, Aug 7, Aug 8, Aug 9
1-4pm
Science Museum
Course Code: YXCIK0805
Fee: $188, $179 Members

Code a Bot

Use a unique coding system to program a mini robot called an Ozobot. Make Ozobot dance, do tricks, and work together with other Ozobots. Create costumes and design a neighborhood for your Ozobot. Your ideas make the Ozobot move and groove!
Age(s): 6-8
Monday through Friday, Aug 5, Aug 6, Aug 7, Aug 8, Aug 9
1-4pm
Science Museum
Course Code: YXCAB0805
Fee: $188, $179 Members

Sunsational Solar Power

Power up with sunlight, no batteries here. Make a miniature green house. Go direct from solar cells to motors and explore the power of the sun. Design a solar powered boat. See how fast your solar powered car can go.
Age(s): 6-8
Monday through Friday, Aug 5, Aug 6, Aug 7, Aug 8, Aug 9
1-4pm
Science Museum
Course Code: YXSUN0805
Fee: $188, $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, Aug 5, Aug 6, Aug 7, Aug 8, Aug 9
1-4pm
Science Museum
Course Code: LNVID0805
Fee: $188, $179 Members

Camp Contraptions (Metro State)

Experiment with materials, tools, levers, pulleys, and gears to create art in motion. Share engineering solutions to daily design challenges, whether you need to make a zipline or safely drop an egg. Explore the effects of gravity, angle, velocity, and friction. Design and assemble a long chain-reaction machine. Incorporate the knowledge of motion you have developed during the week to propel the action to a boisterous finale! Share films of the event online.
Age(s): 9-12
Monday through Friday, Aug 12, Aug 13, Aug 14, Aug 15, Aug 16
8am-4pm
Metro State University
Course Code: YDCCO0812
Fee: $367, $349 Members

This class is full.


Imagination Island (Metro State)

You've found yourself on a deserted island! Experiment with unique ways to cook, preserve food, and purify water. Design a model shelter on stilts to keep you high and dry, then customize it with gadgets and contraptions. Create and use tools to navigate and learn the land. Build a raft to explore the waters around the island. Come ready for a great adventure!
Age(s): 7-12
Monday through Friday, Aug 12, Aug 13, Aug 14, Aug 15, Aug 16
8am-4pm
Metro State University
Course Code: YDIMI0812
Fee: $367, $349 Members

SciGirls Camp

Develop and conduct investigations using science inquiry with girls who are passionate about science! Try your hand at engineering marble runs and forts. Compare ingredients and procedures to design a better Slime recipe. Take inspiration from TPT's SciGirls to investigate light pollution and constellations. Research the effect of multi-tasking on our ability to concentrate as you learn about the work of awesome female scientists. Note: campers will handle and/or consume food in this course.
Age(s): 9-12
Monday through Friday, Aug 12, Aug 13, Aug 14, Aug 15, Aug 16
8am-4pm
Metro State University
Course Code: YDSGC0812
Fee: $367, $349 Members

STAR: Fit,Find, & Figure Out

Investigate the skills of puzzling through Science, Theater, and ARt in this unique collaborative camp. Piece together artistic solutions to everyday challenges and repurpose pieces into a whole through sculpture, collage, and mosaic techniques. Problem-solve the many puzzling components of creating and performing an original play. Try out the methods inventors, computer scientists, and archaeologists use to solve real-life puzzles.
Age(s): 6-12
Monday through Friday, Aug 12, Aug 13, Aug 14, Aug 15, Aug 16
8:30am-4:30pm
Science Museum
Course Code: YDSEC0812
Fee: $349, $349 Members

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


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