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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.

Registration

Registration for Members begins on Thursday January 19 at 9:00 am.

Registration for Non-members begins on Tuesday February 7 at 9:00 am.

2017 Courses Offered

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.

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

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

Courses Currently Offered:

  • Animal Adventures

    Dates Times Grade Level Sold Out?
    July 24, 2017 – July 28, 2017 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Grades 1 – 2 Sold Out
    August 7, 2017 – August 11, 2017 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Grades 1 – 2 Sold Out
    August 14, 2017 – August 18, 2017 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Grades 1 – 2 Sold Out
  • Animal Engineers

    Dates Times Grade Level Sold Out?
    July 10, 2017 – July 14, 2017 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Grades 3 – 5 Sold Out
  • Blast Off With Rockets!

    Dates Times Grade Level Sold Out?
    July 17, 2017 – July 21, 2017 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Grades 3 – 5 Sold Out
    August 14, 2017 – August 18, 2017 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Grades 3 – 5 Sold Out
  • Bugs and Butterflies

    Dates Times Grade Level Sold Out?
    July 31, 2017 – August 4, 2017 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Grades 3 – 5 Sold Out
  • Chain Reaction

    Dates Times Grade Level Sold Out?
    July 17, 2017 – July 21, 2017 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Grades 6 – 8 Slots Available
  • Computers and Coding

    Dates Times Grade Level Sold Out?
    August 7, 2017 – August 11, 2017 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Grades 3 – 5 Sold Out
  • Crime Lab Boston

    Dates Times Grade Level Sold Out?
    July 10, 2017 – July 14, 2017 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Grades 6 – 8 Sold Out
  • Dino Detectives

    Dates Times Grade Level Sold Out?
    July 17, 2017 – July 21, 2017 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Grades 1 – 2 Sold Out
    August 7, 2017 – August 11, 2017 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Grades 1 – 2 Sold Out
  • Glowing Circuit Creatures

    Dates Times Grade Level Sold Out?
    July 10, 2017 – July 14, 2017 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Grades 6 – 8 Sold Out
  • Grossology

    Dates Times Grade Level Sold Out?
    August 7, 2017 – August 11, 2017 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Grades 3 – 5 Sold Out
  • Jr. Museum Guide

    Dates Times Grade Level Sold Out?
    July 31, 2017 – August 4, 2017 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Grades 3 – 5 Sold Out
  • Launch It!

    Dates Times Grade Level Sold Out?
    July 17, 2017 – July 21, 2017 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Grades 1 – 2 Sold Out
    August 14, 2017 – August 18, 2017 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Grades 1 – 2 Slots Available
  • Magical Science

    Dates Times Grade Level Sold Out?
    July 10, 2017 – July 14, 2017 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Grades 1 – 2 Slots Available
    July 31, 2017 – August 4, 2017 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Grades 1 – 2 Slots Available
    August 14, 2017 – August 18, 2017 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Grades 1 – 2 Slots Available
  • Mini Med School

    Dates Times Grade Level Sold Out?
    July 24, 2017 – July 28, 2017 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Grades 6 – 8 Sold Out
  • Mini-Mini Med School

    Dates Times Grade Level Sold Out?
    July 24, 2017 – July 28, 2017 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Grades 1 – 2 Sold Out
    August 14, 2017 – August 18, 2017 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Grades 1 – 2 Sold Out
  • MoS Construction Zone

    Dates Times Grade Level Sold Out?
    July 10, 2017 – July 14, 2017 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Grades 1 – 2 Slots Available
    July 31, 2017 – August 4, 2017 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Grades 1 – 2 Sold Out
  • Paleontology: Dinosaurs and Beyond

    Dates Times Grade Level Sold Out?
    July 10, 2017 – July 14, 2017 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Grades 3 – 5 Sold Out
  • Science Chef

    Dates Times Grade Level Sold Out?
    July 31, 2017 – August 4, 2017 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Grades 6 – 8 Sold Out
  • Science Magic

    Dates Times Grade Level Sold Out?
    August 7, 2017 – August 11, 2017 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Grades 3 – 5 Sold Out
  • Science on Screen

    Dates Times Grade Level Sold Out?
    July 17, 2017 – July 21, 2017 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Grades 3 – 5 Sold Out
    August 14, 2017 – August 18, 2017 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Grades 3 – 5 Slots Available
  • Space Beyond Our Sphere

    Dates Times Grade Level Sold Out?
    July 17, 2017 – July 21, 2017 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Grades 6 – 8 Sold Out
  • Space Explorers

    Dates Times Grade Level Sold Out?
    July 24, 2017 – July 28, 2017 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Grades 3 – 5 Sold Out
  • Urban Engineers

    Dates Times Grade Level Sold Out?
    August 7, 2017 – August 11, 2017 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Grades 3 – 5 Sold Out
  • Water Works

    Dates Times Grade Level Sold Out?
    July 24, 2017 – July 28, 2017 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Grades 3 – 5 Sold Out