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    Picture of children in Summer Courses

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.


Courses begin on the Monday of each week, July 11 – August 19. 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.

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 covering 100% of tuition are available for families receiving public assistance (TANF, general assistance, WIC, Medicaid or medical assistance, SSI, food stamps, Section 8 housing, free or reduced lunch). Scholarships for 50 – 85% are available for other families needing assistance. These awards are based on need and availability of funds. Membership is not required.

Scholarship applications are no longer being accepted. Current applications are being reviewed.

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