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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Introduction to Carpentry

Head to the workshop and safely start to use carpentry tools such as saws, hammer, and nails. Measure wood and build a wooden toy to take home.
Age(s): 6-8
Monday through Wednesday, Jul 1, Jul 2, Jul 3
1-4pm
Science Museum
Course Code: YXITC0701
Fee: $114 Members

LEGO Machines and Structures

Learn new LEGO building techniques to make machines that move and structures that can bear weight.
Age(s): 6-8
Monday through Wednesday, Jul 1, Jul 3, Jul 2
1-4pm
Science Museum
Course Code: YXLMS0701
Fee: $114 Members

Theme Park Physics

Come one, come all! Put physics to the test in your own amazing, tricky carnival game. Spin, hover, float, and fly working models of thrill rides. Investigate the science behind iconic theme park attractions. Note: campers will handle and/or consume food in this course.
Age(s): 9-12
Monday through Wednesday, Jul 1, Jul 2, Jul 3
1-4pm
Science Museum
Course Code: YNTPP0701
Fee: $114 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. Note: campers will handle and/or consume food in this course. Note: campers will handle and/or consume food in this course.
Age(s): 9-12
Monday through Wednesday, Jul 1, Jul 2, Jul 3
1-4pm
Science Museum
Course Code: YNWIZ0701
Fee: $114 Members

Camp: Ocean Expedition

Dive into the deep blue sea to discover whales, sharks, and other deep sea creatures. Create your own marine animal for a room sized ocean art installation. Step up close to sharks at a local aquarium. Head to the lab to survey a variety of marine creatures and their unique adaptations. Explore human impact on the salty solution that covers two-thirds of Earth's surface. *Includes field trip to Sea Life Aquarium with a behind-the-scenes tour.
Age(s): 7-11
Monday through Friday, Jul 8, Jul 9, Jul 10, Jul 11, Jul 12
8am-4pm
Metro State University
Course Code: YDOEC0708
Fee: $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, Jul 8, Jul 9, Jul 10, Jul 11, Jul 12
8:30am-4:30pm
Science Museum
Course Code: YDWNK0708
Fee: $349 Members

Preschool Science: Kitchen Chemistry

Measure, mix, and bake pretzels and cookies. Pop popcorn and make a drink in your in-house "laboratory." Not recommended for children with any food allergies
Age(s): 3-5
Monday through Friday, Jul 8, Jul 9, Jul 10, Jul 11, Jul 12
8:45-9:45am
Science Museum
Course Code: YPKCM0708
Fee: $65 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, Jul 8, Jul 9, Jul 10, Jul 11, Jul 12
9am-12pm
Science Museum
Course Code: YXBIU0708
Fee: $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 8, Jul 9, Jul 10, Jul 11, Jul 12
9am-12pm
Science Museum
Course Code: YXCIK0708
Fee: $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 8, Jul 9, Jul 10, Jul 11, Jul 12
9am-12pm
Science Museum
Course Code: LNDCG0708
Fee: $179 Members

Jewlery-Maker's Workshop

Explore the history of personal decoration. Examine different gemstones and find out where they come from. Design and make your own necklaces, earrings, and other jewelry.
Age(s): 9-12
Monday through Friday, Jul 8, Jul 9, Jul 10, Jul 11, Jul 12
9am-12pm
Science Museum
Course Code: YNJMW0708
Fee: $179 Members

Supernova Science

Connect to the cosmos and see yourself among the stars. Find your place in the universe by creating your own telescope, constellation, and galaxy. Use real astronomical techniques to reveal how we know so much about space.
Age(s): 6-8
Monday through Friday, Jul 8, Jul 9, Jul 10, Jul 11, Jul 12
9am-12pm
Science Museum
Course Code: YXSNS0708
Fee: $179 Members

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