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).
- MiniCamp: $45 – members; $55 – non-members
- Before Care (7:45am-9:00am): $5 per camper
- After Care (4:00pm-6:00pm): $12 per camper
All camp participants must also complete a 2012-2013 emergency contact form, also available on our website. Once completed, please email the forms to email@example.com, fax forms to (305) 646-4300, Attn: MiniCamp, or visit the Museum to register in person.
For more information, call our camp registrar at (305) 646-4222.
2012-2013 Dates and Themes
Monday, September 17, 2012: Marvelous Mars
Ever wonder why there’s always so much interest in Mars. Be light-years ahead of your friends as we learn what the big deal is as we conduct our own rover mission, build a future space colony, and analyze Martian soil.
Wednesday, September 26, 2012: It’s a Breeze
Air is all around us, but do you know it works? Join us to learn about what causes air pressure and how wind strength is measured. See through the silver lining to find out how changes in the air affect weather and engineer a device to capture wind energy.
Friday, October 26, 2012: National Treasure
Discover what makes the three National Parks right here in our backyards so unique! Devise ways to help with conservation, participate in restoration, and create your own layered mangrove habitat.
Tuesday, November 6, 2012: The Science of Art
Recreate masterpieces from ancient cave paintings to Michelangelo’s frescos. Learn the science behind how people extracted colors from the world around them and how math allowed artists to paint in 3D!
Friday, January 18, 2013: Sunken Treasure
Dive in to this camp as we investigate sunken ships and their hidden treasures. Whether created by pirates, hurricanes, or reefs, you can learn why these ships are preserved under water and the technology that is used to unearth the buried treasure.
Friday, February 1, 2013: Sports Science Bowl
Want to run faster and jump higher? This camp will prepare you to be a better athlete and teach you how to prevent injuries. Train with your peers to improve your strength, speed, agility, and flexibility.
Friday, March 22, 2013: Clever Creations
Attention inventors! Do you like to create, modify, or build? Learn how simple machines can help us solve problems, set up chain reactions, and perform tasks that can make our life easier.
Mark Your Calendars:
- Winter Camp: Begins the week of December 24, 2012
- Spring Camp: March 25-29, 2013
- Summer Camp: Begins the week of June 19, 2013