2016

 

Summer Camp  

 

i.d.e.a. Museum Summer STEAM Camp – July 11-15

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9 a.m. to noon daily

Join us for hands-on activities and experiments, as we learn how fantasy can become reality by asking ourselves what if? Camp activities will promote critical and creative thinking skills through STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and math) while exploring the themes of our Sci-fi Fantasy to Reality exhibit. Our enthusiastic educators will bring campers full STEAM ahead into the imagination.

Ages: 6-12

Cost: Member $50, Nonmembers $65 | Min 10 Max 30

Please note, registration closes on Wednesday, July 6, 2016 at 11:59 p.m.

 

VEX IQ Robotics Summer Camp

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Registration closing date:  July 11, 2016

Monday July 18 – Friday July 22, 2016 9a.m.-12p.m.

Explore complex machines using the VEX IQ robotics in a week long, half day camp with fun and simple STEM education. Children will learn robotics and engineering principles, teamwork and problem-solving skills while taking part in a VEX IQ challenge. *Adults are invited but not required to stay.

Ages: 9 – 13 years (Includes registration of 1 adult)

Cost: Member $129, Nonmembers $139 | Min 12 Max 15

 

Classes

Our Classes  

 

May  

 

STEAM Kids: Aqua Science

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Saturday May 14th, 2016 10:00-10:45

Make a splash investigating water density, absorption, walking water and more in this exploratory workshop inspired by our Underwater FantaSea exhibit. (Registration includes all day museum admission for both parent and child)

Ages: 4 - 8 (Child must be accompanied by adult.)

Cost: Members $5, Nonmembers $13 | Min 5, Max 12

 

Homeschool Historians: Seurat

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Wednesday May 18, 2016 10:00am – 11:30am

Join us every 3rd Wednesday of the month for our Homeschool Historians program. Each month introduces a different famous artist, art movements and fine art techniques. Learn about Impressionism and how Seurat used a technique “painting with dots” called Pointillism. (Registration fee includes 1 participating child, 1 adult and siblings under age 5)

Ages: 5 - 12

Cost: Members $7, Nonmember $15 | Min 5, Max 15

 

June  

 

Saturday, June 18 | 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Superhero Dad’s and Grandfather’s Day

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Please join us as we celebrate real-life superheroes – dads. Spend treasured time as father-child and/or grandparent/grandchild building a special craft fit for a superhero, enjoying snacks and creating memories that will last a lifetime. Registration covers one (1) child and one (1) adult and includes museum admission. All are welcome.

Ages: 4-9

Cost: Members, $10; nonmembers, $18   Min 5, Max 12

 

Wednesday, June 22 | 10 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Infant Messy Creations: Moon Art

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Explore, sense and play without the clean-up. Make art inspired by Eric Carle’s Papa, Please Get the Moon for Me. Registration includes all-day museum admission for both parent and child.

Ages: 6 months-24 months (Child must be accompanied by an adult.)

Cost: Members, $3; nonmembers, $11       Min 5, Max 12

 

July 

 

Friday, July 1 | 10 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

Messy Creations: Stars and Stripes

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Get messy in this patriotic workshop. Create artwork and decorations that can be displayed every year! Registration includes all day museum admission for both parent and child.

Ages: 2 - 5 (Child must be accompanied by adult.)

Cost: Members, $5; nonmembers, $13 | Min 5, Max 12

 

Thursday, July 7 | 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.

STEAM Kids: Buzzing Bots

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Create a robot sidekick inspired by robots featured in the Sci Fi: Fantasy to Reality exhibition. Play with robots from our Robot Corner and use recycled materials to create a robot of your own and make it go with a simple motor! Registration includes all-day museum admission for both parent and child.

Ages: 4 - 8

Cost: Members, $8; nonmembers, $16 | Min 5, Max 15

 

Wednesday, July 20 | 10 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

Messy Creations: Out-of-this-world Art

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Have a blast while making messy art that looks out of this world! Registration includes all-day museum admission for both parent and child.

Ages: 2 - 5 (Child must be accompanied by adult.)

Cost: Members, $5; nonmembers $13 | Min 5, Max 12

 

August 

 

Thursday, Aug. 4 | 10 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Infant Messy Creations: Edible Art

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Explore, sense and play without the clean-up. Create art using edible materials with your baby!  Registration includes all-day museum admission for both parent and child.

Ages: 6 months-24 months (Child must be accompanied by an adult.)

Cost: Members, $3; nonmembers, $11

 

Saturday, Aug. 13 | 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

STEAM Kids: Special Effects

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Have you ever wondered how special effects are made in movies? Join us as we explore sound effects, holograms and kaleidoscopes! You will want to bring your smartphone to this workshop. Registration includes all-day museum admission for both parent and child.

Ages: 4 - 8

Cost: Members, $5; nonmembers, $13 | Min 5, Max 15

 

 

 

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