Winter Camps


Fleet Science Center Winter STEM Camp – December 19th-22nd and December 27th-30th


Looking for exciting, fun and educational experiences this winter break? The Fleet Science Center offers full-day winter camps for kids in grades 1–3. The in-person camps take place at the Fleet Science Center and include hands-on activities while offering a positive and safe environment.

Daily Themes Week 1
December 19-22

Inside Your Insides: Investigate bones, blood, the digestive system and other amazing structures of the human body.

Magic & Illusion: Create color-changing potions, observe the fascinating nature of dry ice and learn illusion tricks that will impress your friends.

To the Extreme: Explore explosive geologic events, wild weather phenomena and other thrilling occurrences.

Maker Mania: Join the maker movement: Use electricity-conducting playdough to craft light-up sculptures and Newton’s laws of energy to create zipline racers.

Daily Themes Week 2
December 27-30

Build It!: What does it take to be an engineer? Design, test and retest as you build tall towers, bridges and other structures.

Physics Fun: Construct roller coasters and parachutes to discover how inertia, gravity and momentum are a part of our everyday lives.

Toys in Motion: Develop mechanical toys and learn basic programming skills to direct a small robot through an obstacle course.

Chemistry Craze : Experiment with flubber and test pH to understand how chemistry works.

Pricing

Members: $200 per week 

Non-members: $225 per week

Register here


Mingei Winter Camp: Roadmap for Design – December 19th-22nd and December 27th-30th


Week 1: December 19-22 | 9–3pm

Designed for kids ages 8-11, campers will transform into designers by exploring the building blocks of design through daily design challenges, building their own laser cut wooden lunch box, and creating a museum exhibition focused on the art of design. Art making will be paired with trips to the Gallery to see TOYING WITH DESIGN – Play Inspires the Everyday and PINATAS – The High Art of Celebration, for inspiration and conversation. Scholarships are available based on financial need. Apply here.

Tickets: https://mingei.org/events/camp/winter-at-mingei-camp-2 

Week 2: December 27-30 | 9–3pm

Designed for kids ages 8-11, campers will transform into designers by exploring the building blocks of design through daily design challenges, building their own laser cut wooden lunch box, and creating a museum exhibition focused on the art of design. Art making will be paired with trips to the Gallery to see TOYING WITH DESIGN – Play Inspires the Everyday and PINATAS – The High Art of Celebration, for inspiration and conversation. Scholarships are available based on financial need. Apply here.

Tickets: https://mingei.org/events/camp/winter-at-mingei-camp