Science Museum of Minnesota summer camps at Metropolitan State University

Metropolitan State University has collaborated with the Science Museum of Minnesota to provide summer camps for youth. These five day long camps will allow kids to experience what its like to create their own LEGO movie, or explore how to use LEGO Bricks in engineering challenges. Scholarships are available for those who qualify.

Comic and Animation Convention

Ages: 7-12
Dates: July 16-20
Time: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: Metropolitan State University, Science Education Center
Course Code: YDCAC0716
Fee: $367 non-members, $349 members

Come to our cartoon convention. Wield a pen to experiment with different ways to sequence your illustrated adventures. Sketch your own comic and publish it in our anthology. Write and direct an exciting movie starring a LEGO Minifigure character of your own creation. Bring your movie to life as you create unique sets and props. Explore various animation styles in HUE Animation using some unusual stars. View your movies throughout the week!

Camp Curie: A Science Camp for Girls

Ages: 6-9
Dates: July 23-27
Time: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: Metropolitan State University, Science Education Center
Course Code: YDCMC0723
Fee: $367 non-members, $349 members

Dive into the wide world of science as you develop experiments and create imaginative projects. This year explore the brain, mathematics, and use LEGO Bricks in engineering challenges. You will investigate questions like how do our senses relate to the brain, how can we graph data that we collect to share it with others, and how do we use the engineering design process? Learn about women working in the fields of math and science!

To register visit www.smm.org/classes or call 651-221-4511

Scholarship applications available at www.smm.org/classes/scholarships