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Summer Courses

Plan a summer of discovery! From the aspiring biologist to the future technology wizard, every science-minded child will have something to look forward to this summer at the Museum of Science. Students entering grades 1 – 8 can choose from a variety of hands-on, week-long courses with topics ranging from bugs to robots to food chemistry, and more.

Registration

Registration for Members begins on Thursday January 23, 2020 at 9:00 am.

Registration for Non-members begins on Thursday, February 6, 2020 at 9:00 am.

2020 Summer Course offerings will be posted in early January.


Schedule

Courses begin on the Monday of each week. Each course is five days in length.

Choose from morning, afternoon, or day-long programs, or mix and match to build a summer filled with inspirational learning. For busy families, we offer early-morning drop-off and late-stay options.

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Fees (per week)

Either combine a morning session with an afternoon session, or choose a day-long course.

  • Half Day: $300
  • Full Day: $600
  • Early-Morning Drop-Off: $25 (8:00 – 8:45 am)
  • Late Stay: $40 (4:00 – 6:00 pm)
  • Mornings: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm 8:45 am drop-off
  • Afternoons: 1:00 – 4:00 pm 12:45 pm drop-off

Scholarships

The funding application for Summer 2020 will be available in early January.

Courses Currently Offered:

  • Animal Adventures

    Dates Times Grade Level Availability
    July 8, 2019 – July 12, 2019 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Grades 1 – 2 Sold Out
    July 29, 2019 – August 2, 2019 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Grades 1 – 2 Available
  • Animal Engineers

    Dates Times Grade Level Availability
    August 5, 2019 – August 9, 2019 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Grades 3 – 5 Sold Out
  • Blast Off With Rockets!

    Dates Times Grade Level Availability
    July 15, 2019 – July 19, 2019 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Grades 3 – 5 Available
    July 22, 2019 – July 26, 2019 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Grades 3 – 5 Sold Out
  • Computers and Coding

    Dates Times Grade Level Availability
    August 5, 2019 – August 9, 2019 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Grades 3 – 5 Sold Out
  • Crime Lab Boston

    Dates Times Grade Level Availability
    August 5, 2019 – August 9, 2019 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Grades 6 – 8 Sold Out
  • Design Lab

    Dates Times Grade Level Availability
    July 22, 2019 – July 26, 2019 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Grades 6 – 8 Sold Out
  • Dino Detectives

    Dates Times Grade Level Availability
    July 15, 2019 – July 19, 2019 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Grades 1 – 2 Sold Out
    July 22, 2019 – July 26, 2019 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Grades 1 – 2 Available
    August 12, 2019 – August 16, 2019 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Grades 1 – 2 Sold Out
  • Environmental Investigators

    Dates Times Grade Level Availability
    August 12, 2019 – August 16, 2019 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Grades 3 – 5 Available
  • Grossology

    Dates Times Grade Level Availability
    July 15, 2019 – July 19, 2019 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Grades 3 – 5 Sold Out
    July 29, 2019 – August 2, 2019 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Grades 3 – 5 Sold Out
  • Jr. Museum Guide

    Dates Times Grade Level Availability
    August 12, 2019 – August 16, 2019 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Grades 3 – 5 Sold Out
  • Launch It!

    Dates Times Grade Level Availability
    July 15, 2019 – July 19, 2019 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Grades 1 – 2 Sold Out
    July 22, 2019 – July 26, 2019 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Grades 1 – 2 Available
    August 5, 2019 – August 9, 2019 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Grades 1 – 2 Sold Out
  • Magical Science

    Dates Times Grade Level Availability
    July 8, 2019 – July 12, 2019 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Grades 1 – 2 Sold Out
    July 22, 2019 – July 26, 2019 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Grades 1 – 2 Sold Out
  • Mini Med School

    Dates Times Grade Level Availability
    July 15, 2019 – July 19, 2019 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Grades 6 – 8 Sold Out
    July 29, 2019 – August 2, 2019 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Grades 6 – 8 Sold Out
  • Mini-Mini Med School

    Dates Times Grade Level Availability
    July 22, 2019 – July 26, 2019 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Grades 1 – 2 Sold Out
    August 5, 2019 – August 9, 2019 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Grades 1 – 2 Sold Out
  • MoS Construction Zone

    Dates Times Grade Level Availability
    July 29, 2019 – August 2, 2019 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Grades 1 – 2 Sold Out
    August 12, 2019 – August 16, 2019 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Grades 1 – 2 Sold Out
  • Paleontology: Dinosaurs and Beyond

    Dates Times Grade Level Availability
    July 8, 2019 – July 12, 2019 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Grades 3 – 5 Sold Out
  • Science Chef

    Dates Times Grade Level Availability
    August 12, 2019 – August 16, 2019 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Grades 6 – 8 Sold Out
  • Science Magic

    Dates Times Grade Level Availability
    July 29, 2019 – August 2, 2019 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Grades 3 – 5 Available
  • Space Explorers

    Dates Times Grade Level Availability
    July 22, 2019 – July 26, 2019 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Grades 3 – 5 Sold Out
    August 12, 2019 – August 16, 2019 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Grades 3 – 5 Sold Out
  • Space Mission Engineers

    Dates Times Grade Level Availability
    July 8, 2019 – July 12, 2019 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Grades 6 – 8 Sold Out
  • Spy Camp

    Dates Times Grade Level Availability
    July 29, 2019 – August 2, 2019 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Grades 3 – 5 Sold Out
    August 5, 2019 – August 9, 2019 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Grades 3 – 5 Sold Out
  • Urban Engineers

    Dates Times Grade Level Availability
    July 29, 2019 – August 2, 2019 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Grades 3 – 5 Sold Out
    August 12, 2019 – August 16, 2019 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Grades 3 – 5 Sold Out
  • Water Works

    Dates Times Grade Level Availability
    July 8, 2019 – July 12, 2019 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Grades 3 – 5 Sold Out