Summer 2019 Vacation Program Registration


Students examining evidence to solve a mock crime

Register now for the 2019 Summer Vacation Programs!

California

ECOAdventures- Are you fascinated by animals? Have you always wondered what exactly ecologists actually do all day? Do you love playing games? If you answered yes to any of the above then this is the camp for you! Our team of fun, experienced scientists will teach you all about why animals do what they do, and how ecologists figure it out by playing games and exploring the campus.

June 17th-21st at Foothill College : Click here to learn more & register

June 24th – 28th at Foothill College : Click here to learn more & register

STEM Explorer– Throughout the week, you will explore a variety of STEM fields, from building & testing model Mars Rover Landers to forensic lab analysis to ecosystem observations to codebreaking! Led by our real, charismatic scientists, the week is packed full of hands-on challenges, experiments, and activities to excite every young scientist!

July 8th-12th at Foothill College : Click here to learn more & register

July 15th-19th at Foothill College : Click here to learn more & register

Massachusetts

STEM Explorer– Throughout the week, you will explore a variety of STEM fields, from building & testing model Mars Rover Landers to forensic lab analysis to ecosystem observations to codebreaking! Led by our real, charismatic scientists, the week is packed full of hands-on challenges, experiments, and activities to excite every young scientist!

June 24th-28th at Olin College (Needham): Click here to learn more & register

July 22nd-26th at Salem State University (Salem): Click here to learn more & register

August 5th-9th at Olin College (Needham): Click here to learn more & register

Minnesota

Environmental Problem Solvers Do you care about the environment? Want to solve environmental problems? Learn about the many ways Environmental Engineers get involved in efforts to improve recycling, waste disposal, public health, and water and air pollution control.

June 17th – 21st through Forest Lake Community Ed – Click here to learn more & register

July 8th -12th  through Bloomington Community Ed – Click here to learn more & register

August 5th – 9th through Roseville Community Ed – Click here to learn more & register

Forensic Detectives BREAKING NEWS: A top-secret formula has been stolen, and we need YOUR help to collect clues, analyze the evidence, and catch the suspect before it’s too late!

June 17th – 21st through Bloomington Community Ed – Click here to learn more & register

June 17th – 21st through Forest Lake Community Ed – Click here to learn more & register

From DNA to the Brain Discover the microscopic world of DNA and all it can do! Extract real DNA, explore how it makes us who we are, make your own edible cell, and experiment with your own brain!

June 24th – 28th through Bloomington Community Ed – Click here to learn more & register

July 22nd – 25th through Eden Prairie Community Ed – Click here to learn more & register

All About the Weather Are you a budding meteorologist? Do you ever wonder why there are different clouds? Join us on an adventure as we discover what makes weather. Identify the different cloud types and make “Clouds in a Bottle.” Learn how to make it rain. Investigate how the earth’s topography affects our weather.

July 15th – 19th through Bloomington Community Ed – Click here to learn more & register

Zap Explore energy in all its various forms – gravity, sound, electricity, light, heat, and electromagnetism. Experiment with each type of energy and change one form of energy to another.

July 22nd – 25th through Eden Prairie Community Ed – Click here to learn more & register

Marine Biology- Dive into the world of the largest living animal on earth. Explore the deep sea vents and the mysterious creatures that live there. Identify sharks, fish and marine mammals. Create your own diorama to take home, dissect a squid and make fish prints.

July 29th – August 2nd through Bloomington Community Ed – Click here to learn more & register

Calling All Naturalists- Discover the ecosystem in your backyard! Investigate key features of food webs, from the sun to plants to animals. Dissect an owl pellet, spot camouflaged creatures, and more!

July 29th – August 1st through Eden Prairie Community Ed – Click here to learn more & register

Kitchen Chemistry- Join us in our kitchen chemistry laboratory! Investigate the various chemical and physical properties of common kitchen substances. Identify chemicals, separate substances, determine the pH of common household items, and make cross-linked polymers. Determine what is in our food!

July 29th – August 1st through Eden Prairie Community Ed – Click here to learn more & register