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5th - 8th Grade Camps & Workshops

Get ready for a summer filled with hands-on science and learning at Sloan Museum of Discovery and Longway Planetarium!

Summer Programs by Grade Level

Looking for a different grade level? Choose from these categories:
4-5 years old
1st-3rd grades
4th-6th grades
5th-8th grades
7th-12th grades
Grades listed are the grades students are entering in the Fall.

Members receive $1 off workshops and $5 off camps. Members, please login to receive your discount.

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2024 Workshops

Microscopes

5th – 8th Grades


Date: Monday, July 1, 2024
Time: 1 – 4 p.m.
Location: Longway Planetarium
Grades: 5th - 8th
Cost: $15

Use hand lenses, Magiscopes, and microscopes; learn how to use these tools to see the unseen! Prepare and view slides while learning about cells.

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Renewable Energy

5th – 8th Grades


Date: Wednesday, June 26, 2024
Time: 1 – 4 p.m.
Location: Longway Planetarium
Grades: 5th - 8th
Cost: $15

Flip the switch and a light comes on. Where did the electricity come from? Learn how communities are powered while building a model wind turbine and investigating solar power.

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Stop Motion Workshop

5th – 8th Grades


Date: Wednesday, July 10, 2024
Time: 1 – 4 p.m.
Location: Sloan Museum of Discovery
Grades: 5th - 8th
Cost: $15

Lights, camera, action! Learn about the process that goes into making a stop motion movie. Create a story board, choose your props, and set the stage as you use everyday materials to create a stop motion video of your very own.

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Myths and Legends

5th – 8th Grades


Date: Tuesday, July 16, 2024
Time: 1 – 4 p.m.
Location: Sloan Museum of Discovery
Grades: 5th - 8th
Cost: $15

From Bigfoot to Zeus, Loch Ness Monster, Yeti, tall tales and legends have been around for centuries. Explore myths and legends from around the world. Investigate the stories and learn their origins.

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Jewelry Design

5th – 8th Grades


Date: Tuesday, July 30, 2024
Time: 1 - 4 p.m.
Location: Sloan Museum of Discovery
Grades: 5th - 8th
Cost: $15

Learn basic techniques for jewelry making while creating your own unique pieces to take home. Choose from a variety of projects to try including bead stringing, earring making, and basic bead weaving.

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3-Day Camps

Sewing Camp

5th – 8th Grades


Date: July 23 - 25, 2024 | Tues - Thurs
Time: 1 - 4 p.m.
Location: Sloan Museum of Discovery
Grades: 5th - 8th
Cost: $70

Are you ready to learn to design, measure, cut, sew, make and take home your very own sewing projects? Campers will learn hand-sewing and machine-sewing techniques during this summer day camp. No experience necessary.

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