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Summer Camps

Add science to your summer with camps for ages 6–12 

Our STEM education team is excited to bring back old favorites and introduce new themes for in-person and virtual camps available for ages 6–12. Topics include art, biology, carpentry, chemistry, coding, engineering, magic, media, paleontology, space, and more.

Registration is now open

Head to the list of camps below, click on the camp you’d like to register for, and input your details. Or, if you prefer calling, reach out to our Contact Center at (651) 221-9444.

Summer camps will run between June 13 and September 2, 2022. Full-day, half-day, and extended care options will be available (7:30 a.m to 5:30 p.m. daily).

Costs

Half-day camps: $188 / $168 for Members

Full-day camps: $367 / $336 for Members

Virtual camps: $149 / $129 for Members

Awards will be available to families for whom registration fees are a barrier.

Read more about Summer Camp awards and costs.

Want to purchase a camp t-shirt and support Science Museum awards?

2022 Camps

June 13–17

Fossil Finders
ages 6–8 | 1:00-4:00 p.m.
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Chemistry in the Kitchen
ages 6–8 | 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
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Intro to Chemistry
ages 9–12 | 1:00-4:00 p.m.
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Magic at the Museum
ages 6–8 | 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
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ages 9–12 | 1:00-4:00 p.m.
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Marble Run Engineering
ages 6–8 | 1:00-4:00 p.m.
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ages 9–12 | 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
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Be a Paleontologist
ages 9–12 | 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
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June 20-24

Space Explorers
ages 6–8 | 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
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STAR Collective
ages 6–12 | 8:30a.m.-4:30 p.m.
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Super Scratch
ages 6–8 | 1:00-4:00 p.m.
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Virtual: Marble Run
ages 6–8 | 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
ages 9–12 | 1:00-4:00 p.m.

Design a Computer Game: Create Your Own Adventure Game
ages 9–12 | 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
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T-shirt Artists
ages 9–12 | 1:00-4:00 p.m.
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June 27-July 1

Carpentry Art-Pentry
ages 6–8 | 1:00-4:00 p.m.
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Code a Bot
ages 6–8 | 1:00-4:00 p.m.
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Minifigure Movie Stars
ages 6–8 | 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
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Virtual: Colossal Fossils
ages 6–8 | 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
ages 9–12 | 1:00-4:00 p.m.

Get Set to Be a Vet
ages 6–8 | 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
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ages 9–12 | 1:00-4:00 p.m.
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Maker Space: Make Your Space
ages 9–12 | 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
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SciGirls in the National Parks
ages 9–12 | 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
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July 5-8

Carpentry Art-Pentry
ages 6–8 | 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
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Minifigure Movie Stars
ages 6–8 | 1:00-4:00 p.m.
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Magic at the Museum
ages 6–8 | 1:00-4:00 p.m.
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ages 9–12 | 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
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Marble Run Engineering
ages 6–8 | 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
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ages 9–12 | 1:00-4:00 p.m.
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Maker Space: Make Your Space
ages 9–12 | 1:00-4:00 p.m.
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Video Mashup
ages 9–12 | 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
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July 11–15

Chemistry in the Kitchen
ages 6–8 | 1:00-4:00 p.m.
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Fossil Finders
ages 6–8 | 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
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Space Explorers
ages 6–8 | 1:00-4:00 p.m.
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Super Scratch
ages 6–8 | 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
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T-shirt Artists
ages 9–12 | 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
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Be a Paleontologist
ages 9–12 | 1:00-4:00 p.m.
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Intro to Chemistry
ages 9–12 | 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
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Design a Computer Game: Create Your Own Adventure Game
ages 9–12 | 1:00-4:00 p.m.
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July 18–22

Carpentry Art-Pentry
ages 6–8 | 1:00-4:00 p.m.
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Minifigure Movie Stars
ages 6–8 | 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
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Virtual: Art Lab
ages 6–8 | 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
ages 9–12 | 1:00-4:00 p.m.

Magic at the Museum
ages 6–8 | 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
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ages 9–12 | 1:00-4:00 p.m.
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Get Set to Be a Vet
ages 6–8 | 1:00-4:00 p.m.
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ages 9–12 | 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
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Maker Space: Make Your Space
ages 9–12 | 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
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Video Mashup
ages 9–12 | 1:00-4:00 p.m.
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July 25–29

Chemistry in the Kitchen
ages 6–8 | 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
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Code a Bot
ages 6–8 | 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
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Fossil Finders
ages 6–8 | 1:00-4:00 p.m.
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Marble Run Engineering
ages 6–8 | 1:00-4:00 p.m.
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ages 9–12 | 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
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Be a Paleontologist
ages 9–12 | 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
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Design A Computer Game: Create Your Own Adventure Game
ages 9–12 | 1:00-4:00 p.m.
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Intro to Chemistry
ages 9–12 | 1:00-4:00 p.m.
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August 1–5

Minifigure Movie Stars
ages 6–8 | 1:00-4:00 p.m.
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STAR Collective
ages 6–12 | 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
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Get Set to Be a Vet
ages 6–8 | 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
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ages 9–12 | 1:00-4:00 p.m.

Virtual: Science for Sorcerers
ages 6–8 | 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
ages 9–12 | 1:00-4:00 p.m.

Video Mashup
ages 9–12 | 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
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August 8–12

Carpentry Art-Pentry
ages 6–8 | 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
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Code a Bot
ages 6–8 | 1:00-4:00 p.m.
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Space Explorers
ages 6–8 | 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
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Virtual: Code & Play
ages 6–8 | 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
ages 9–12 | 1:00-4:00 p.m.

Magic at the Museum
ages 6–8 | 1:00-4:00 p.m.
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ages 9–12| 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
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Maker Space: Make Your Space
ages 9–12 | 1:00-4:00 p.m.
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SciGirls in the National Parks
ages 9–12 | 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
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August 15–19

Fossil Finders
ages 6–8 | 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
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Space Explorers
ages 6–8 | 1:00-4:00 p.m.
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Intro to Chemistry
ages 9–12 | 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
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Super Scratch
ages 6–8 | 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
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Chemistry in the Kitchen
ages 6–8 | 1:00-4:00 p.m.
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Be a Paleontologist
ages 9–12 | 1:00-4:00 p.m.
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Design a Computer Game: Create Your Own Adventure Game
ages 9–12 | 1:00-4:00 p.m.
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T-shirt Artists
ages 9–12 | 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
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August 22-26

Carpentry Art-Pentry
ages 6–8 | 1:00-4:00 p.m.
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Code a Bot
ages 6–8 | 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
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Get Set to Be a Vet
ages 6–8 | 1:00-4:00 p.m.
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ages 9-12 | 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
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Marble Run Engineering
ages 6–8 | 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
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ages 9–12 | 1:00-4:00 p.m.
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Maker Space: Make Your Space
ages 9–12 | 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
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Video Mashup
ages 9–12 | 1:00-4:00 p.m.
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August 29–September 2

Fossil Finders
ages 6–8 | 1:00-4:00 p.m.
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Super Scratch
ages 6–8 | 1:00-4:00 p.m.
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Chemistry in the Kitchen
ages 6–8 | 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
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Intro to Chemistry
ages 9–12 | 1:00-4:00 p.m.
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Magic at the Museum
ages 6–8 | 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
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ages 9–12 | 1:00-4:00 p.m.
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Be A Paleontologist
ages 9–12 | 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
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Design a Computer Game: Create Your Own Adventure Game
ages 9–12 | 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
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