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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.


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

Scholarships for summer 2020 are now being accepted. You do not have to be a member to apply.


Scholarship Application

Courses Currently Offered:

  • Animal Adventures

    Dates Times Grade Level Availability
    July 6, 2020 – July 10, 2020 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Grades 1 – 2 Available
    July 27, 2020 – July 31, 2020 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Grades 1 – 2 Available
  • Animal Engineers

    Dates Times Grade Level Availability
    August 10, 2020 – August 14, 2020 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Grades 3 – 5 Available
  • Blast Off With Rockets!

    Dates Times Grade Level Availability
    July 13, 2020 – July 17, 2020 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Grades 3 – 5 Available
    July 27, 2020 – July 31, 2020 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Grades 3 – 5 Available
  • Computers and Coding

    Dates Times Grade Level Availability
    July 20, 2020 – July 24, 2020 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Grades 3 – 5 Available
  • Crime Lab Boston

    Dates Times Grade Level Availability
    August 3, 2020 – August 7, 2020 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Grades 6 – 8 Available
  • Design Lab

    Dates Times Grade Level Availability
    July 27, 2020 – July 31, 2020 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Grades 6 – 8 Available
  • Dino Detectives

    Dates Times Grade Level Availability
    July 20, 2020 – July 24, 2020 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Grades 1 – 2 Available
    August 10, 2020 – August 14, 2020 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Grades 1 – 2 Available
  • Earth Heroes

    Dates Times Grade Level Availability
    July 20, 2020 – July 24, 2020 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Grades 1 – 2 Available
    August 10, 2020 – August 14, 2020 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Grades 1 – 2 Available
  • Environmental Investigators

    Dates Times Grade Level Availability
    July 6, 2020 – July 10, 2020 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Grades 3 – 5 Available
  • Extreme Engineering

    Dates Times Grade Level Availability
    August 3, 2020 – August 7, 2020 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Grades 3 – 5 Available
    August 10, 2020 – August 14, 2020 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Grades 3 – 5 Available
  • Grossology

    Dates Times Grade Level Availability
    July 27, 2020 – July 31, 2020 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Grades 3 – 5 Available
    August 10, 2020 – August 14, 2020 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Grades 3 – 5 Available
  • Jr. Museum Guide

    Dates Times Grade Level Availability
    August 3, 2020 – August 7, 2020 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Grades 3 – 5 Available
  • Launch It!

    Dates Times Grade Level Availability
    July 13, 2020 – July 17, 2020 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Grades 1 – 2 Available
    July 27, 2020 – July 31, 2020 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Grades 1 – 2 Available
  • Live Animal Center Jr. Internship

    Dates Times Grade Level Availability
    July 13, 2020 – July 17, 2020 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Grades 6 – 8 Available
  • Magical Science

    Dates Times Grade Level Availability
    July 20, 2020 – July 24, 2020 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Grades 1 – 2 Available
    August 3, 2020 – August 7, 2020 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Grades 1 – 2 Available
  • Mini Med School

    Dates Times Grade Level Availability
    July 6, 2020 – July 10, 2020 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Grades 6 – 8 Available
  • Mini-Mini Med School

    Dates Times Grade Level Availability
    July 13, 2020 – July 17, 2020 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Grades 1 – 2 Available
    July 20, 2020 – July 24, 2020 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Grades 1 – 2 Available
    August 10, 2020 – August 14, 2020 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Grades 1 – 2 Available
  • MoS Construction Zone

    Dates Times Grade Level Availability
    July 6, 2020 – July 10, 2020 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Grades 1 – 2 Available
    August 3, 2020 – August 7, 2020 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Grades 1 – 2 Available
    August 10, 2020 – August 14, 2020 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Grades 1 – 2 Available
  • Paleontology: Dinosaurs and Beyond

    Dates Times Grade Level Availability
    August 3, 2020 – August 7, 2020 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Grades 3 – 5 Available
  • Science on Screen

    Dates Times Grade Level Availability
    July 6, 2020 – July 10, 2020 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Grades 3 – 5 Available
  • Space Explorers

    Dates Times Grade Level Availability
    July 27, 2020 – July 31, 2020 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Grades 3 – 5 Available
    August 10, 2020 – August 14, 2020 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Grades 3 – 5 Available
  • Space Mission Engineers

    Dates Times Grade Level Availability
    July 20, 2020 – July 24, 2020 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Grades 6 – 8 Available
  • Spy Camp

    Dates Times Grade Level Availability
    July 27, 2020 – July 31, 2020 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Grades 3 – 5 Available
    August 3, 2020 – August 7, 2020 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Grades 3 – 5 Available
  • Urban Engineers

    Dates Times Grade Level Availability
    July 13, 2020 – July 17, 2020 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Grades 3 – 5 Available
    July 20, 2020 – July 24, 2020 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Grades 3 – 5 Available
  • Water Works

    Dates Times Grade Level Availability
    July 13, 2020 – July 17, 2020 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Grades 3 – 5 Available