School’s Out, Camp’s In!

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School’s Out, Camp’s In!

Monday, September 10 ($40 members/ $50 non-members)

Grades K-2 Jr. Astronaut Academy: Take a quick trip into space as you launch rockets, taste test astronaut snacks, complete an astronaut training course, learn about our solar system, and more!

Grades 3-5 Space Cadets: Explore the physics and engineering behind space travel and exploration while launching Alka Seltzer and water rockets, building rovers, designing a recycled space station, creating a space shuttle model and more!

Monday, October 15 ($45 members/ $50 non-members)

Grades K-2 Spooktacular Science: Spend the day playing with ooey gooey ectoplasm, making bats dance using static electricity, building structures with Halloween candy, bringing gummy Frankenworms to life, and other spooktacular science activities! **

Grades 3-5 Creepy Chemists: Enter The IMAG’s mad science lab and explore the creepy side of chemistry! Carve Jack O’ Lanterns and then make them ooze, burn with green fire and even explode! Brew bubbling cauldrons, boo bubbles and more using dry ice! Make ghosts expand, dance and launch! Don’t forget to perfect your evil mad scientist laugh! **

** Campers are encouraged to wear appropriate costumes for this camp!

Wednesday, November 21 ($45 members/ $50 non-members)

Grades K-2 Flip, Flop, and Fly: Become a toy engineer and design different toys that will fly, launch, hover, and more. Ride our hovercraft and then design your own mini hovercrafts. Make a balloon helicopter that spins through the air. Construct a paper airplane slingshot to send your airplanes flying further than ever before! Test and revise your new inventions to make them flip and fly instead of flopping! ***

Grades 3-5 Launch It! Combine engineering and science skills as you build contraptions to launch your airplanes, rockets, and catapults higher, further and faster than ever before! Build a motorized launcher that will send your paper airplanes zipping across a room! Use an air compressor to launch water rockets high into the sky! ***

*** Wednesday and Friday will be the same themes but projects will be completed and taken home each day.

Select your child’s grade level to register:

K through 2nd Grade
3rd Grade to 5th Grade

Friday, November 23 ($45 members/ $50 non-members)

Grades K-2 Flip, Flop, and Fly: Become a toy engineer and design different toys that will fly, launch, hover, and more. Ride our hovercraft and then design your own mini hovercrafts. Make a balloon helicopter that spins through the air. Construct a paper airplane slingshot to send your airplanes flying further than ever before! Test and revise your new inventions to make them flip and fly instead of flopping! ***

Grades 3-5 Launch It! Combine engineering and science skills as you build contraptions to launch your airplanes, rockets, and catapults higher, further and faster than ever before! Build a motorized launcher that will send your paper airplanes zipping across a room! Use an air compressor to launch water rockets high into the sky! ***

*** Wednesday and Friday will be the same themes but projects will be completed and taken home each day.

Select your child’s grade level to register:

K through 2nd Grade
3rd Grade to 5th Grade

Wednesday, December 26 – Friday December 28 ($120 members/ $135 non-members)

Grades K-2 Tails and Scales Learn about our animal ambassadors through hands-on art and science activities, special Meet the Keeper sessions, and Live Animal Encounters.

Grades 3-5 Jr. Animal Keepers Assist our animal keepers with daily animal care tasks. Get up close and personal with our animal ambassadors through specialized Meet the Keeper sessions and Live Animal Encounters. Learn more about our animal ambassadors through hands-on activities in the classroom.

Wednesday, January 2 – Friday January 4 ($120 members/ $135 non-members)

Grades K-2 Glow Artists: Get ready to glow in the dark! Paint colorful paintings that have hidden glow in the dark images! Create water bracelets that glow under black lights! You will even make your own glow in the dark chalk, play dough, and play sand then use it in our black light illuminated theater!

Grades 3- 5 Glow Scientists: Learn about the difference between bioluminescence, fluorescence, phosphorescence, and chemiluminescence through hands-on science experiments as you make things glow in the dark! Erupt glow in the dark Mentos fountains! Crack open glow sticks and make glowing solutions! Make glow in the dark lava lamps, slime and more!

Junior Camp Assistant Program 2018

 The Jr. Camp Assistant Training Program is an exciting professional development opportunity for rising 9th -12th  grade students who are interested in working with children in an educational setting during our Camp IMAG weekly Spring/Winter/Summer sessions. Students can apply to assist camp educators with the day-to-day camp activities. Be sure to check with your school for volunteer hours or community service credit!

Interested students (and their parents) should complete the application attached and return it to the IMAG Science and History Center for review. Museum staff will email to confirm application. Only a few spots will be filled based on performance and attendance during camp sessions. $45 Training fee applies.

Training Session Fee Includes:

  • Professional Development Training Session with Lunch
  • Individual One-Year Membership to the IMAG History & Science Center
  • Personalized Certificate of Appreciation (Upon Completion of assignment)
  • Letter of reference (Upon completion of assignment)
  • Two camp T-Shirts (Must be worn every day)

PLEASE EMAIL APPLICATIONS TO:

sara@theIMAG.org

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE JUNIOR CAMP ASSISTANT APPLICATION

Teaching Opportunities

IMAG History & Science Center is hiring instructors for our Science and History summer camps. As a camp instructor, you will be responsible for inspiring kids (ages 5-13 years old) to engage in hands-on STEM and history activities. The ideal candidates are passionate about STEM and/or history and have the proper classroom management skills to make camp-learning fun and exciting.  Haven’t taught camp before? Not a problem! We provide the training you need before camp starts. Camp instructor applicants will complete a general application and submit a resume to be considered for an in-person interview. We will determine which type of camp is the best fit with your background and availability.

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE CAMP INSTRUCTOR APPLICATION