Miami Science Museum 2012 Summer Camp Summer of the Submarine 6/18/12 – 8/10/12

Miami Science Museum 2012 Summer Camp: Summer of the Submarine
Weeklong Camp Sessions Run June 18-Aug. 10, 2012
Miami Science Museum
3280 S. Miami Ave
Miami, FL 33129

To register, visit www.miamisci.org/summercamp/classinfo.php. Registrations are entered on a first-come, first-served basis online, by fax at (305) 646-4300 or at the Museum’s box office. The cutoff time for registrations for an upcoming week is the Friday before at 4 p.m.

For more information, please visit www.miamisci.org/summercamp/classinfo.php, call the camp registrar at (305) 646-4222, or email summercamp@miamisci.org.

The Miami Science Museum is gearing up for its 46th Annual Summer Camp, Summer of the Submarine! During the eight one-week camp sessions, kids aged 4-14 will enjoy engaging, unique, fun-filled experiences including ecology, robotics, engineering, technology and more. While camp activities will be specific to the session chosen each week, each class will feature science lessons, projects, experiments, and crafts, interspersed with time to explore the museum galleries, planetarium or theater shows, and a 30-minute outdoor PE time. Campers in the 2nd through 8th grade groups will also go on field trips.

Classes are offered in the following age categories (campers must be entering the grade(s) of the group in August 2012):
Pre-K (age 4 as of August 2012; must be potty-trained and able to handle all aspects of using the restroom alone)
Kindergarten
1st Grade
2nd & 3rd Grades
4th & 5th Grades
6th, 7th & 8th Grades

For a complete listing of classes for each age category, visit www.miamisci.org/summercamp/Summer-Camp-2012-Catalog.pdf.

Instructor to camper ratio is 1:10. Lead teachers are certified teachers with over 5-10 years of teaching experience in Miami-Dade County public and private schools, who will deliver hands-on, interactive learning. Each lead teacher has experience working with children in the grade level to which they are assigned. Each class will also have a teaching aide.

Campers should bring their own lunch. Two healthy snacks will be provided each day.

The eight one-week individual sessions are as follows:
Session 1: June 18 – 22
Session 2: June 25 – 29
Session 3: July 2 – 6 (No classes on the 4th of July)
Session 4: July 9 – 13
Session 5: July 16 – 20
Session 6: July 23 – 27
Session 7: July 30 – August 3
Session 8: August 6 – 10
Class times are 9 a.m.–3:30 p.m. Before Care (7:45–9 a.m.) and After Care (4–6 p.m.) are offered at an additional cost.
Students in classes involving field trips will depart from the Miami Science Museum at 9:15 a.m. and return by 3:15 p.m.

Class fees per week, unless otherwise noted on the class descriptions, are $180 for Miami Science Museum members, and $210 for non-members.

Sibling discount is 15 percent. Sibling discount applies to tuition only, and does not include Before Care and After Care costs, T-shirts, etc. Cousins, nieces, nephews or friends are ineligible for the sibling discount.

Before Care fee is $25 per child for Miami Science Museum members and $30 per child for non-members. After Care fee is $50 per child for Miami Science Museum members and $60 per child for non-members.

All fees must be paid at time of registration via cash, check (please include your driver’s license number), or credit card (if online–American Express, Discover, Visa or Mastercard are accepted). Those taking advantage of the sibling discount will pay the full amount for the registrant with highest total tuition, then deduct 15 percent from the tuition of each additional sibling. This MUST be done at the time of initial registration.

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