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Bring your child to MiaSci MiniCamps!

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 2013-2014 emergency contact form, also available on our website.  Once completed, please email the forms to camp@miamisci.org, 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.

2013-2014 Dates and Themes

Thursday, September 5, 2013:  The Science of Goo
Get your hands dirty learning which common household items, when mixed together, make a squishy, sticky goo and why when some things are combined they become so much more fun and messy!

Friday, October 25, 2013:  Journey Into Space
Journey through the solar system as your learn about the cosmos, rockets, and space travel, while exploring how astronauts prepare for their missions.

Friday, November 8, 2013:  Frozen Science
Perform some amazingly cold hands-on experiments with liquid nitrogen and dry ice, while learning about cryogenics – the study of very low temperatures (-238 F and below).

Friday, January 17, 2014:  Wild Explorations
This day is dedicated to our furry, feathered, and scaly friends from our Wildlife Center as we learn about food webs, habitats, and all things wild.

Friday, February 7, 2014:  Engineer Design Challenge
Learn to think and problem solve like an engineer as you build and design different projects and compete for the most creative and usable designs.

Friday, March 21, 2014:  Nano and Me
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.

Friday, April 18, 2014:  Green Art
Help save the planet and create artwork at the same time as we learn all about sustainability and eco art.

Mark Your Calendars:

  • Winter Camp: Begins the week of December 23, 2013
  • Spring Camp: March 24-28, 2014
  • Summer Camp: Begins the week of June 16, 2014

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