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Bring your child to MiniCamp!

During teacher workdays, the Museum offers exciting and educational one-day camps that are sure to appeal to the scientist in everyone.

  • Classes run from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
  • For Children in grades Pre-K to Fifth (children must be at least 4 years of age and able to hand all aspects of using the bathroom alone in order to participate).
  • Prices:
    • MiniCamp: $45 – members; $55 – non-members
    • Before Care (7:45am-9:00am): $5 per camper
    • After Care (4:00pm-6:00pm): $12 per camper

To register, submit online registration here or download and complete the registration form from this site.

All camp participants must also complete a 2014-2015 emergency contact form, also available on our website.  Once completed, please email the forms to, fax forms to (305) 646-4300, Attn: MiniCamp, or visit the Museum to register in person.

For more information, call the Public Programs Registrar at (305) 646-4222.

2014-2015 Dates and Themes

Tuesday, February 17, 2015:  Heart beats
Beep, beep...beep, beep... Energize your heart in this lively mini camp focused on food, fitness, and you. Compete in an adventurous obstacle course then fuel up while learning about how food affects your body. Design a deliciously yummy (and healthy) meal, learn to take your pulse, enter in a dance off on the energy dance floor, and much more!

Friday, March 20, 2015:  Brain waves
Become the ultimate brainiac in this fun filled mini camp all about the brain. Challenge your brain (and fellow campers) in the ultimate memory competition to see who can remember the most. Travel through your nervous system to discover how the brain connects the entire body, test your senses and find out if any are super senses, dissect a sheep brain, and much more!

Friday, April 3, 2015:  Nano
What do butterflies, kale, geckos, and nanobots have in common? They all show us the amazing properties of things on the nano scale! Come explore nano science and how nano in nature inspires cool new technologies like stain resistant cloth and invisibility.

Mark Your Calendars:

  • Spring Camp: March 23-27, 2015
  • Summer Camp: Begins the week of June 15, 2015



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