Format: Residential Subject: Life Science Grade Level: Family

Spend a weekend at the Coastal Discovery Center and enjoy ecology and marine biology activities appropriate for all ages and all weather. Hike in the forest, canoe in an estuary and take a stroll on the beach to see what the tide brings.

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Registration Availability
Sep 2, 2016
6pm Fri - Noon Mon
$240.00 / $300.00
Format: Classroom-based Subject: Physical Science Grade Level: 2, 3

Can you really do science with LEGOS? Of course! Experiment with LEGO bricks as we explore engineering concepts and physics behind fast-moving feats of science.

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Registration Availability
Jul 11, 2016
9am-4pm Mon-Fri
$295.00 /$368.75
Format: Classroom-based Subject: Physical Science Grade Level: 6, 7, 8

Turning LEGOs into more than just bricks!

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Registration Availability
Jun 27, 2016
9am-4pm Mon-Fri
$290.00 /$362.50
Format: Classroom-based Subject: Physical Science Grade Level: 4, 5

Do you feel the need for speed? LEGO fanatics go wild as they build souped-up machines using LEGO bricks.

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Registration Availability
Jul 5, 2016
9am-4pm Tue-Fri
$230.00 /$287.50
Format: Classroom-based Subject: Technology Grade Level: 4, 5

Get your hands on this exciting new technology at our summer LEGO Robotics courses.

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Registration Availability
Jun 20, 2016
9am-4pm Mon-Fri
$290.00 /$362.50
Jul 5, 2016
9am-4pm Tue-Fri
$230.00 /$287.50
Jul 25, 2016
9am-4pm Mon-Fri
$290.00 /$362.50
Format: Classroom-based Subject: Technology Grade Level: 6, 7, 8

Get your hands on this exciting new technology at our summer LEGO Robotics courses.

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Registration Availability
Jun 27, 2016
9am-4pm Mon-Fri
$290.00 /$362.50
Jul 11, 2016
9am-4pm Mon-Fri
$290.00 /$362.50
Jul 18, 2016
9am-4pm Mon-Fri
$290.00 /$362.50
Format: Classroom-based Subject: Physical Science Grade Level: 4, 5

Ready to take your LEGO skills to the next level? LEGOs get extreme with moving gear trains and power transfers. Show us what you’ve got!

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Registration Availability
Jul 25, 2016
9am-4pm Mon-Fri
$290.00 /$362.50
Format: Classroom-based Subject: Physical Science Grade Level: 6, 7, 8

What does it take to build the world's strongest city? Take on this LEGO challenge with your new understanding of civil engineering and design.

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Registration Availability
Jul 18, 2016
9am-4pm Mon-Fri
$290.00 /$362.50
Format: Classroom-based Subject: Technology Grade Level: 4, 5

Bring your mad robot sklls to life as you build on what you’ve learned in Lego Robotics and become a robot master!

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Registration Availability
Aug 8, 2016
9am-4pm Mon-Fri
$290.00 /$362.50
Format: Classroom-based Subject: Technology Grade Level: 6, 7, 8

Bring your mad robot skills to life as you build on what you’ve learned in Lego Robotics and become a robot master!

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Registration Availability
Aug 1, 2016
9am-4pm Mon-Fri
$290.00 /$362.50
Format: Residential Subject: Earth & Space Science Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12

Camp out under the night sky, then head to one of the largest and most popular astronomy events in the country: Oregon Star Party.

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Registration Availability
Aug 1, 2016
7am Mon - 5pm Sat
$590.00 /$737.50
Format: Classroom-based Subject: Physical Science Grade Level: 6, 7, 8

Unleash your inner mad scientist as you combine chemicals to create explosive (and safe!) reactions!

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Registration Availability
Jul 11, 2016
9am-4pm Mon-Fri
$290.00 /$362.50
Jul 25, 2016
9am-4pm Mon-Fri
$290.00 /$362.50
Format: Classroom-based Subject: Earth & Space Science Grade Level: 4, 5

What would you do if you crash-landed on the moon? Find out as you explore the sun and its many layers, tour the planets in our solar system, and build a telescope to help navigate.

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Registration Availability
Jul 5, 2016
9am-4pm Tue-Fri
$230.00 /$287.50
Format: Classroom-based Subject: Earth & Space Science Grade Level: 4, 5

Somewhere the ground is rolling and a mountain is shaking—where are you? At OMSI! Learn all about the science behind avalanches, volcanoes, and earthquakes, plus a trip to Mt. St. Helens.

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Registration Availability
Jul 5, 2016
9am-4pm Tue-Fri
$230.00 /$287.50
Format: Residential Subject: Skill Building Grade Level: 4, 5

Bring your inner artist to the shore as you learn through your own nature sketch book.

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Registration Availability
Jul 25, 2016
7am Mon - 5pm Fri
$540.00 /$675.00
Format: Classroom-based Subject: Life Science Grade Level: 4, 5

Unlock the ocean’s secrets like a true marine biologist this summer with lab experiments and trips to the beach.

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Registration Availability
Jul 18, 2016
9am-4pm Mon-Fri
$290.00 /$362.50
Format: Classroom-based Subject: Life Science Grade Level: 6, 7, 8

Team up with OMSI marine biologists for a wet and wild coastal experience.
Note: This program includes an overnight.

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Registration Availability
Jul 5, 2016
9am-4pm Tue-Fri
$255.00 /$318.75
Format: Backpacking Subject: Adventuring Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12

You can see them in the distance, but what are the Three Sisters like up close? Backpack their wilderness and summit Olallie Mountain as you learn firsthand the scientific value and majesty of our own backyard.

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Registration Availability
Jul 11, 2016
7am Mon - 5pm Fri
$590.00 /$737.50
Format: Backpacking Subject: Adventuring Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12

Be a true Olympian this summer as you backpack snow-capped peaks and lush rainforests of the Olympic Mountains.

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Registration Availability
Aug 15, 2016
7am Mon - 5pm Sat
$590.00 /$737.50
Format: Traveling Subject: Skill Building Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12

Do you love showing off the Pacific Northwest? Be a tour guide for a group of exchange students from Japan through some of our most majestic areas.

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Registration Availability
Jul 24, 2016
7am Sun - 5pm Sat
$850.00 /$1,062.50
Format: Classroom-based Subject: Earth & Space Science Grade Level: 6, 7, 8

Suit up and strap in as you join OMSI’s Space Academy and try out training activities used by astronauts!
Note: This program includes an overnight.

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Registration Availability
Aug 8, 2016
9am-4pm Mon-Fri
$410.00 /$512.50
Format: Residential Subject: Life Science Grade Level: 4, 5

Keep your eyes open! Seals, porpoises, and orca whales are waiting.

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Registration Availability
Jun 20, 2016
7am Mon - 5pm Fri
$600.00 /$750.00
Jul 11, 2016
7am Mon - 5pm Fri
$600.00 /$750.00
Format: Classroom-based Subject: Life Science Grade Level: K, 1

Are you a dog person or a cat person? Find out as you learn to care for some of the favorite and wildest pets around!

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Registration Availability
Jun 20, 2016
9am-4pm Mon-Fri
$295.00 /$368.75
Jul 25, 2016
9am-4pm Mon-Fri
$295.00 /$368.75
Format: Residential Subject: Earth & Space Science Grade Level: 6, 7, 8

This summer, hike beaches, extinct volcanoes, and giant sand dunes as you identify clues of the geologic processes that are shaping our coast line.

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Registration Availability
Jun 27, 2016
7am Mon - 5pm Fri
$545.00 /$681.25
Format: Residential Subject: Life Science Grade Level: 6, 7, 8

Are you a scientist in the making? Take a studied look at the estuaries, sandy dunes, and rocky tide pools of the Oregon coast.

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Registration Availability
Jul 6, 2016
7am Wed - 5pm Fri
$755.00 / $943.75
Format: Residential Subject: Earth & Space Science Grade Level: 6, 7, 8

Dig deeper into your favorite subject as you take an up-close look at Oregon's plant and animal fossils with the eye of a true scientist.

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Start Date: Jul 11, 2016 Time: 7am Mon - 5pm Fri Price Range: $545.00-$681.25 Location: Camp Hancock, Fossil, OR Register
Format: Rafting Subject: Adventuring Grade Level: 6, 7, 8

Join in on a whitewater adventure as we explore the ancient basalt lava flows and take on class I-III rapids.

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Start Date: Jul 11, 2016 Time: 7am Mon - 5pm Fri Price Range: $600.00-$750.00 Location: Deschutes River, OR
Format: Classroom-based Subject: Life Science Grade Level: K, 1

What will you think of next? Put your imagination to the test as brainstorm and build some wild inventions.

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Start Date: Jul 11, 2016 Time: 9am-4pm Mon-Fri Price Range: $295.00-$368.75 Location: OMSI
Format: Classroom-based Subject: Technology Grade Level: 2, 3

Quiet on set! Look at animation from the director’s chair as you design storyboards, create sets and characters, and produce mini-movies.

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Start Date: Jul 18, 2016 Time: 9am-4pm Mon-Fri Price Range: $315.00-$393.75 Location: OMSI
Format: Residential Subject: Life Science Grade Level: 6, 7, 8

The ocean is calling you. Answer it! Head to the Oregon coast and explore the diverse habitats only the West Coast can offer.

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Start Date: Jul 18, 2016 Time: 7am Mon - 5pm Fri Price Range: $565.00-$706.25 Location: Coastal Discovery Center, Newport, OR Register
Format: Field Trip-based Subject: Life Science Grade Level: 4, 5

Get the dirt on what it takes to care for food from the field to your very own recipes.

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Start Date: Jul 18, 2016 Time: 9am-4pm Mon-Fri Price Range: $290.00-$362.50 Location: OMSI Register
Format: Classroom-based Subject: Physical Science Grade Level: 2, 3

Slime! Flubber! Ice cream and cookies! Chemistry takes a fun twist as you mix, measure and pour chemicals into amazing (and sticky) combinations.

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Start Date: Jul 18, 2016 Time: 9am-4pm Mon-Fri Price Range: $290.00-$362.50 Location: Jesuit High School Register
Format: Classroom-based Subject: Life Science Grade Level: K, 1

Is a bald eagle really bald? Where do insects live? Become an amateur entomologist and ornithologist as you explore creatures of air, land and pond.

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Start Date: Jul 18, 2016 Time: 9am-4pm Mon-Fri Price Range: $230.00-$368.75 Location: OMSI
Format: Residential Subject: Skill Building Grade Level: 4, 5

What would you do if lost in the wilderness? Key safety and survival skills will turn you into a seasoned outdoorsperson.

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Start Date: Jul 18, 2016 Time: 7am Mon - 5pm Fri Price Range: $540.00-$675.00 Location: Camp Hancock, Fossil, OR Register
Format: Classroom-based Subject: Physical Science Grade Level: 2, 3

Right brain, meet left brain. Tackle engineering-desing challenge and bring your own inventions to life along side our creative Maker Educators.

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Start Date: Jul 18, 2016 Time: 9am-4pm Mon-Fri Price Range: $295.00-$368.75 Location: OMSI
Format: Classroom-based Subject: Technology Grade Level: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Calling all girls! Get your digital exploration on as you animate e-cards, create characters for web cartoons and design music videos.

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Start Date: Jul 18, 2016 Time: 9am-4pm Mon-Fri Price Range: $295.00-$368.75 Location: OMSI
Format: Classroom-based Subject: Technology Grade Level: 2, 3

Are you a computer genius in the making? Get your creative computer juices flowing as you design tee shirts, compose music, create a virtual car, and more!

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Start Date: Jul 18, 2016 Time: 9am-4pm Mon-Fri Price Range: $235.00-$368.75 Location: OMSI
Format: Classroom-based Subject: Earth & Space Science Grade Level: 2, 3

Ever visited a volcano? Now’s your chance! Dig into this geologic adventure with visits to Mt. St. Helens, the Rice Museum, and OMSI’s Earth Science Hall.

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Start Date: Jul 18, 2016 Time: 9am-4pm Mon-Fri Price Range: $290.00-$362.50 Location: OMSI
Format: Field Trip-based Subject: Adventuring Grade Level: 6, 7, 8

Buckle up as you hit the road to discovery!

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Start Date: Jul 18, 2016 Time: 9am-4pm Mon-Fri Price Range: $410.00-$512.50 Location: OMSI Register
Format: Residential Subject: Earth & Space Science Grade Level: 2, 3

Look to the stars—what do you see? A week of exploring, astronomy, and campfires!

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Start Date: Jul 18, 2016 Time: 7am Mon - 5pm Fri Price Range: $540.00-$675.00 Location: Camp Hancock, Fossil, OR Register
Format: Classroom-based Subject: Physical Science Grade Level: K, 1

Turn your inner chef into a kitchen chemist!

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Start Date: Jul 18, 2016 Time: 9am-4pm Mon-Fri Price Range: $290.00-$362.50 Location: OMSI
Format: Classroom-based Subject: Technology Grade Level: 6, 7, 8

Get your hands on this exciting new technology at our summer LEGO Robotics courses.

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Start Date: Jul 18, 2016 Time: 9am-4pm Mon-Fri Price Range: $290.00-$362.50 Location: OMSI Register
Format: Classroom-based Subject: Physical Science Grade Level: 6, 7, 8

What does it take to build the world's strongest city? Take on this LEGO challenge with your new understanding of civil engineering and design.

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Start Date: Jul 18, 2016 Time: 9am-4pm Mon-Fri Price Range: $290.00-$362.50 Location: OMSI Register
Format: Classroom-based Subject: Life Science Grade Level: 4, 5

Unlock the ocean’s secrets like a true marine biologist this summer with lab experiments and trips to the beach.

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Start Date: Jul 18, 2016 Time: 9am-4pm Mon-Fri Price Range: $290.00-$362.50 Location: OMSI
Format: Residential Subject: Life Science Grade Level: 4, 5

Look at the world differently—with the keen eye of a scientist, observing ocean life and discussion concepts of interconnectedness like a true naturalist.

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Start Date: Jul 18, 2016 Time: 7am Mon - 5pm Fri Price Range: $545.00-$681.25 Location: Coastal Discovery Center, Newport, OR Register
Format: Classroom-based Subject: Physical Science Grade Level: 4, 5

No Sorting Hat needed here when you're with the best and the brightest young wizards exploring science's most magical experiments.

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Start Date: Jul 18, 2016 Time: 9am-4pm Mon-Fri Price Range: $290.00-$362.50 Location: Jesuit High School
Format: Backpacking Subject: Adventuring Grade Level: 6, 7, 8

Dust off your hiking boots as you prepare to hike deep into the lush rainforests of the Three Sisters Wilderness, camping each night at beautiful mountain lakes.

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Start Date: Jul 18, 2016 Time: 7am Mon - 5pm Fri Price Range: $590.00-$737.50 Location: Three Sisters Wilderness, OR
Format: Rafting Subject: Adventuring Grade Level: 6, 7, 8

Join in on a whitewater adventure as we explore the ancient basalt lava flows and take on class I-III rapids.

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Start Date: Jul 18, 2016 Time: 7am Mon - 5pm Fri Price Range: $600.00-$750.00 Location: Deschutes River, OR
Format: Traveling Subject: Skill Building Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12

Do you love showing off the Pacific Northwest? Be a tour guide for a group of exchange students from Japan through some of our most majestic areas.

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Start Date: Jul 24, 2016 Time: 7am Sun - 5pm Sat Price Range: $850.00-$1,062.50 Location: Camp Hancock, Fossil, OR Register
Format: Classroom-based Subject: Technology Grade Level: 6, 7, 8

Quiet on set! Look at animation from the director’s chair as you design storyboards, create sets and characters, and produce mini-movies.

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Start Date: Jul 25, 2016 Time: 9am-4pm Mon-Fri Price Range: $255.00-$393.75 Location: OMSI