Summer Camp Registration opens soon!

February 12 for members
February 26 for non-members

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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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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 15, Jul 16, Jul 17, Jul 18, Jul 19
1-4pm
Science Museum
Course Code: YNWIZ0715
Fee: $179 Members

Camp Curie: Science Camp for Girls (Metro State)

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, Jul 22, Jul 23, Jul 24, Jul 25, Jul 26
8am-4pm
Metro State University
Course Code: YDCMC0722
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 22, Jul 23, Jul 24, Jul 25, Jul 26
8:30am-4:30pm
Science Museum
Course Code: YDWNK0722
Fee: $349 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, Jul 22, Jul 23, Jul 24, Jul 25, Jul 26
9am-12pm
Science Museum
Course Code: LNABC0722
Fee: $179 Members

Calling All Marine Biologists

Probe the depths of the sea and explore the variety of life in the ocean. See a squid from the inside out while dissecting. Discover ocean habitats, build a coral reef model, and get swallowed up by a giant whale! Note: campers will handle and/or consume food in this course.
Age(s): 9-12
Monday through Friday, Jul 22, Jul 23, Jul 24, Jul 25, Jul 26
9am-12pm
Science Museum
Course Code: YNCMB0722
Fee: $179 Members

Carpentry For Kids: the Pinball Machine

Design and construct your own tabletop pinball machine with wood and other materials. Experiment with the dynamics of action/reaction and cause/effect.
Age(s): 9-12
Monday through Friday, Jul 22, Jul 23, Jul 24, Jul 25, Jul 26
9am-12pm
Science Museum
Course Code: YNCPP0722
Fee: $179 Members

Minifigure Movie Stars

Write and direct an exciting movie starring a LEGO Minifigure character of your own creation. Explore various animation and editing techniques. Design and construct your own sets and props. Close out the week with a camper film festival!
Age(s): 6-8
Monday through Friday, Jul 22, Jul 23, Jul 24, Jul 25, Jul 26
9am-12pm
Science Museum
Course Code: YXMFM0722
Fee: $179 Members

Reaction Lab

Get ready to think like a scientist as you create chemical reactions, experiment with dry ice, engineer a slow roller game, and explore motion. *Previously titled Mad Scientist’s Lab
Age(s): 6-8
Monday through Friday, Jul 22, Jul 23, Jul 24, Jul 25, Jul 26
9am-12pm
Science Museum
Course Code: YXRLB0722
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 22, Jul 23, Jul 24, Jul 25, Jul 26
9am-12pm
Science Museum
Course Code: YXSNS0722
Fee: $179 Members

Wizard School

Perform science that looks like magic and amaze your friends and family! Create potions that engage all your senses and make objects levitate in midair. Get sorted into a house and earn your magic wand. Note: campers will handle and/or consume food in this course.
Age(s): 6-8
Monday through Friday, Jul 22, Jul 23, Jul 24, Jul 25, Jul 26
9am-12pm
Science Museum
Course Code: YXWIA0722
Fee: $179 Members

Calling All Marine Biologists

Probe the depths of the sea and explore the variety of life in the ocean. See a squid from the inside out while dissecting. Discover ocean habitats, build a coral reef model, and get swallowed up by a giant whale! Note: campers will handle and/or consume food in this course.
Age(s): 6-8
Monday through Friday, Jul 22, Jul 23, Jul 24, Jul 25, Jul 26
1-4pm
Science Museum
Course Code: YXCMB0722
Fee: $179 Members

Carpentry for Kids: Furniture

Use the lingo of the carpenter and the tools of the trade. Build a pine and plywood table to use in a fort or bedroom.
Age(s): 6-8
Monday through Friday, Jul 22, Jul 23, Jul 24, Jul 25, Jul 26
1-4pm
Science Museum
Course Code: YXCPF0722
Fee: $179 Members

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