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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 13, Jul 14, Jul 15, Jul 16, Jul 17
1-4pm
Science Museum
Course Code: LNDCG0713
Fee: $188, $179 Members

Mini Minecraft

Bring the world of Minecraft to life! Construct imaginative costumes and objects. Mine ores and see real world minerals. Pick up some real rock knowledge. Note: We will not play the Minecraft game in this camp.
Age(s): 6-8
Monday through Friday, Jul 13, Jul 14, Jul 15, Jul 16, Jul 17
1-4pm
Science Museum
Course Code: YXMIM0713
Fee: $188, $179 Members

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, Jul 13, Jul 14, Jul 15, Jul 16, Jul 17
1-4pm
Science Museum
Course Code: YXSPY0713
Fee: $188, $179 Members

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


Mystery Camp (St. Paul Academy)

You're on the case, and you'll need to use all the forensic tools up your sleeve to solve this mystery. Work with your scientific team and conduct experiments as you use science, logic, and ingenuity to solve a mystery. As the mystery unfolds, you'll examine fibers under the microscope, fingerprint your suspects, and put your heads together to solve this year's puzzling problem.
Age(s): 9-12
Monday through Friday, Jul 20, Jul 21, Jul 22, Jul 23, Jul 24
8am-4pm
St. Paul Academy
Course Code: YDMYS0622
Fee: $367, $349 Members

SciGirls Camp ( St. Paul Academy)

Explore the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math with SciGirls, the popular TV show. Sew a bracelet using conductive fabrics. Program a coin sized computer to control the lights on your wrist. Work as a team to develop hands on investigations. Discover the impact of women, past and present, working in the sciences you are exploring.
Age(s): 9-12
Monday through Friday, Jul 20, Jul 21, Jul 22, Jul 23, Jul 24
8am-4pm
St. Paul Academy
Course Code: YDSCG0720
Fee: $0, $0 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, Jul 20, Jul 21, Jul 22, Jul 23, Jul 24
8:30am-4:30pm
Science Museum
Course Code: YDROB0720
Fee: $367, $349 Members

Preschool Science: Robots

Program your own Ozobot to discover the fascinating world of robots through movement and play.
Age(s): 3-5
Monday through Friday, Jul 20, Jul 21, Jul 22, Jul 23, Jul 24
8:45-9:45am
Science Museum
Course Code: YPRBT0720
Fee: $68, $65 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 20, Jul 21, Jul 22, Jul 23, Jul 24
9am-12pm
Science Museum
Course Code: YXCIK0720
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 20, Jul 21, Jul 22, Jul 23, Jul 24
9am-12pm
Science Museum
Course Code: LNDCG0720
Fee: $188, $179 Members

Disease Detectives

Take a tour of the human body in the classroom and the museum’s galleries to learn about how science, medicine, and the powers of our own bodies help keep us safe and healthy. Model internal systems to understand how they work, build a germ and an antibody to defeat it, see how real disease detectives solve mysteries, and meet a first responder!
Age(s): 9-12
Monday through Friday, Jul 20, Jul 21, Jul 22, Jul 23, Jul 24
9am-12pm
Science Museum
Course Code: YNDIS0720
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 20, Jul 21, Jul 22, Jul 23, Jul 24
9am-12pm
Science Museum
Course Code: YXGSV0720
Fee: $188, $179 Members

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, Jul 20, Jul 21, Jul 22, Jul 23, Jul 24
9am-12pm
Science Museum
Course Code: YXSPY0720
Fee: $188, $179 Members

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