Format: Residential Subject: Earth & Space Science Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12

Camp out under the night sky, view the solar eclipse, and photograph the Milky Way as you dive deep into space science at Hancock Field Station.

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Aug 20, 2017
7am Sun - 5pm Thur
$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 10, 2017
9am-4pm Mon-Fri
$290.00 / $362.50
Jul 24, 2017
9am-4pm Mon-Fri
$290.00 / $362.50
Format: Residential Subject: Skill Building Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12

Look at nature differently as you find inspiration for your designs. OMSI is partnering with the Pacific Northwest College of Art to bring art and science together for this week.

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Aug 14, 2017
7am Mon - 5pm Fri
$540.00 / $675.00
Format: Residential Subject: Earth & Space Science Grade Level: Family

Visit Hancock Field Station for a weekend of fossil and wildlife exploration in the canyons of the John Day Fossil Beds National Monument.

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May 26, 2017
6pm Fri - Noon Mon
$245.00 / $306.25
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.

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May 26, 2017
6pm Fri - Noon Mon
$240.00 / $300.00
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 3, 2017
9am-4pm Mon, Wed-Fri
$230.00 / $287.50
Aug 21, 2017
9am-4pm Mon-Fri
$290.00 / $362.50
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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Jul 3, 2017
9am-4pm Mon, Wed-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. Be prepared to record everything, small and big, from shells and seaweed to old-growth Sitka spruce trees.

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Jun 19, 2017
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 17, 2017
9am-4pm Mon-Fri
$290.00 / $362.50
Format: Traveling Subject: Skill Building Grade Level: 10, 11, 12

Do you love showing off the Pacific Northwest? Be a guide for a group of exchange students from Japan as they journey through American culture.

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Registration Availability
Jul 23, 2017
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
Jul 31, 2017
9am-4pm Mon-Fri
$440.00 / $550.00
Format: Residential Subject: Earth & Space Science Grade Level: 6, 7, 8

Are you curious about the shoreline? Paddle a canoe in an estuary, camp on sandy dunes, and hike rocky cliffs to identify clues of the geologic processes that are shaping our coast.

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Registration Availability
Jun 19, 2017
7am Mon - 5pm Fri
$545.00 / $681.25
Format: Residential Subject: Earth & Space Science, Life Science Grade Level: 6, 7, 8

Do you know how our ocean is connected to our land? Head into the field for a 10-day studied look at the estuaries, sandy dunes, and rocky tide pools of the Oregon Coast.

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Registration Availability
Jul 5, 2017
7am Wed - 5pm Fri
$755.00 / $943.75
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 19, 2017
9am-4pm Mon-Fri
$290.00 / $362.50
Jul 10, 2017
9am-4pm Mon-Fri
$290.00 / $362.50
Aug 7, 2017
9am-4pm Mon-Fri
$290.00 / $362.50
Format: Residential Subject: Life Science Grade Level: 4, 5

If you look at the world with a keen eye, you'll discover new patterns. Explore beaches and tide pools, hike in old growth forests and get lost in the grassy dunes to learn about the plants and animals of the coast.

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Registration Availability
Jun 26, 2017
7am Mon - 5pm Fri
$545.00 / $681.25
Jul 10, 2017
7am Mon - 5pm Fri
$545.00 / $681.25
Aug 20, 2017
7am Sun - 5pm Thurs
$545.00 / $681.25
Format: Residential Subject: Earth & Space Science Grade Level: 6, 7, 8

Take an adventure through eastern Oregon! Explore the fossils and landscape as you visit all three units of the John Day Fossil Beds National Monument.

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Registration Availability
Jun 26, 2017
7am Mon - 5pm Fri
$545.00 / $681.25
Aug 14, 2017
7am Mon - 5pm Fri
$545.00 / $681.25
Format: Residential Subject: Earth & Space Science Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12

Do you have what it takes to be a paleontologist? Find out as you work in the field to unlock the secrets of Oregon's incredible past.

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Registration Availability
Jul 5, 2017
7am Wed - 5pm Fri
$755.00 / $943.75
Format: Rafting Subject: Adventuring Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12

Using your survival skills, show the great outdoors what you've got as you adventure through the wild and scenic corridor of the Grande Ronde River.

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Registration Availability
Jun 26, 2017
7am Mon - 5pm Sat
$600.00 / $750.00
Format: Rafting Subject: Adventuring Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12

Adventure is around every bend with whitewater rapids and majestic bald eagles looking on, as you raft and camp along the beautiful Grande Ronde River.

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Registration Availability
Jun 19, 2017
7am Mon - 5pm Sat
$600.00 / $750.00
Jul 3, 2017
7am Mon - 5pm Sat
$600.00 / $750.00
Format: Rafting Subject: Adventuring Grade Level: 6, 7, 8

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

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Registration Availability
Jul 10, 2017
7am Mon - 5pm Fri
$600.00 / $750.00
Jul 17, 2017
7am Mon - 5pm Fri
$600.00 / $750.00
Format: Classroom-based Subject: Physical Science Grade Level: 4, 5

Prepare for blast off as you experiment with Isaac Newton's laws of motion to build and test a variety of rockets!

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Registration Availability
Jun 19, 2017
9am-4pm Mon-Fri
$290.00 / $362.50
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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Registration Availability
Jun 26, 2017
9am-4pm Mon-Fri
$290.00 / $362.50
Jul 17, 2017
9am-4pm Mon-Fri
$290.00 / $362.50
Format: Classroom-based Subject: Life Science Grade Level: 2, 3

What's beneath the crashing waves and above the ocean floor? Find out with an up-close look at marine life, plus a visit to the Cannon Beach tide pools!

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Registration Availability
Jul 3, 2017
9am-4pm Mon, Wed-Fri
$230.00 / $287.50
Format: Residential Subject: Earth & Space Science Grade Level: 2, 3

Great for first time campers! Come to the coast during the total solar eclipse to learn about wind, water, and waves.

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Registration Availability
Aug 20, 2017
7am Sun- 5pm Thurs
$545.00 / $681.25
Format: Residential Subject: Earth & Space Science Grade Level: 4, 5

What is so special about the Oregon Coast? Discover for yourself as we hike along sandy beaches, and rocky cliffs to learn about how wind and waves influence the shape of the land.

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Registration Availability
Jul 5, 2017
7am Wed- 5pm Fri
$340.00 / $425.00
Aug 14, 2017
7am Mon - 5pm Fri
$545.00 / $681.25
Format: Classroom-based Subject: Physical Science Grade Level: 2, 3

Do you have what it takes to be an astronaut? Yes! Your countdown to summer begins as you design, build, and launch your own rocket.

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Start Date: Jul 10, 2017 Time: 9am-4pm Mon-Fri Price Range: $116.00-$362.50 Location: OMSI Register
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 10, 2017 Time: 9am-4pm Mon-Fri Price Range: $315.00-$393.75 Location: OMSI Register
Format: Classroom-based Subject: Technology Grade Level: 4, 5

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 10, 2017 Time: 9am-4pm Mon-Fri Price Range: $315.00-$393.75 Location: OMSI Register
Format: Classroom-based Subject: Earth & Space Science, Life Science Grade Level: K, 1

Dive in and make some waves as you explore how land and water come together at the seashore!

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Start Date: Jul 10, 2017 Time: 9am-4pm Mon-Fri Price Range: $290.00-$362.50 Location: OMSI
Format: Backpacking Subject: Adventuring Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12

You can see them in the distance, but what are the Cascade Mountains like up close? Backpack in the wilderness and summit Olallie Mountain as you witness firsthand the majesty and science of the Cascade range.

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Start Date: Jul 10, 2017 Time: 7am Mon - 5pm Fri Price Range: $590.00-$737.50 Location: Three Sisters Wilderness, OR Register
Format: Classroom-based Subject: Technology Grade Level: 6, 7, 8

Science is calling! Answer by building your own working telegraph, personal website, blog, and more!

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Start Date: Jul 10, 2017 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 10, 2017 Time: 9am-4pm Mon-Fri Price Range: $290.00-$362.50 Location: Jesuit High School Register
Format: Classroom-based Subject: Physical Science Grade Level: 2, 3

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

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Start Date: Jul 10, 2017 Time: 9am-4pm Mon-Fri Price Range: $290.00-$362.50 Location: OMSI Register
Format: Field Trip-based Subject: Life Science Grade Level: 2, 3

Would you like to be friends with a chicken? The Zenger Farms rooster, Squawk Choi, needs help caring for his flock of hens. And there are plenty of other critters and projects to do to help keep the farm in tip-top shape.

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Start Date: Jul 10, 2017 Time: 9am-4pm Mon-Fri Price Range: $290.00-$362.50 Location: OMSI Register
Format: Residential Subject: Earth & Space Science Grade Level: 4, 5

Imagine what Oregon looked like 50 million years ago. Jungles! Volcanoes! Giant beasts! Explore the eastern Oregon landscape and discover how it has changed over millions of years. Plus, find fossils of your own to take home.

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Start Date: Jul 10, 2017 Time: 7am Mon - 5pm Fri Price Range: $545.00-$681.25 Location: Hancock Field Station Register
Format: Classroom-based Subject: Physical Science Grade Level: 6, 7, 8

Sherlock Holmes has some competition-you! Lift prints, examine DNA, and visit a real police department as you learn how modern forensic techniques are used to solve crimes.

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Start Date: Jul 10, 2017 Time: 9am-4pm Mon-Fri Price Range: $230.00-$362.50 Location: OMSI Register
Format: Classroom-based Subject: Technology Grade Level: 4, 5

Calling all gamers! You hold all of the high scores, but do you have what it takes to design your own video game? Of course you do, thanks to the wonderful world of digital graphics at OMSI.

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Start Date: Jul 10, 2017 Time: 9am-4pm Mon-Fri Price Range: $295.00-$368.75 Location: OMSI Register
Format: Field Trip-based Subject: Adventuring Grade Level: 4, 5

Go on an action-packed sports adventure as you hit the road to some of Oregon's most adventurous spots! Take on the fast-paced world of athletics with visits to Hood River WaterPlay for windsurfing and an overnight at Tree to Tree for a team-building aerial course and zip lines. Note: This program includes an overnight.

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Start Date: Jul 10, 2017 Time: 9am-4pm Mon-Fri Price Range: $335.00-$418.75 Location: OMSI Register
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 the physics behind fast-moving feats of science.

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Start Date: Jul 10, 2017 Time: 9am-4pm Mon-Fri Price Range: $290.00-$362.50 Location: OMSI Register
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 10, 2017 Time: 9am-4pm Mon-Fri Price Range: $295.00-$368.75 Location: OMSI Register
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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Start Date: Jul 10, 2017 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

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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Start Date: Jul 10, 2017 Time: 9am-4pm Mon-Fri Price Range: $290.00-$362.50 Location: OMSI Register
Format: Residential Subject: Life Science Grade Level: 4, 5

If you look at the world with a keen eye, you'll discover new patterns. Explore beaches and tide pools, hike in old growth forests and get lost in the grassy dunes to learn about the plants and animals of the coast.

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Start Date: Jul 10, 2017 Time: 7am Mon - 5pm Fri Price Range: $545.00-$681.25 Location: Coastal Discovery Center Register
Format: Rafting Subject: Adventuring Grade Level: 6, 7, 8

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

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Start Date: Jul 10, 2017 Time: 7am Mon - 5pm Fri Price Range: $600.00-$750.00 Location: Deschutes River, OR
Format: Classroom-based Subject: Technology Grade Level: 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

It's electric! It's fashion! Learn about Design, Electricity, and Coding. Then apply that knowledge and skills to create wearable electronics.

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Start Date: Jul 10, 2017 Time: 9am-4pm Mon-Fri Price Range: $310.00 - $500.00 Location: OMSI Register
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 17, 2017 Time: 9am-4pm Mon-Fri Price Range: $315.00-$393.75 Location: OMSI Register
Format: Classroom-based Subject: Technology Grade Level: 4, 5

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 17, 2017 Time: 9am-4pm Mon-Fri Price Range: $315.00-$393.75 Location: OMSI Register
Format: Classroom-based Subject: Earth & Space Science Grade Level: 2, 3

Lions and warriors and sea creatures, oh my! The night sky is teeming with legends. Unlock the stories of your favorite constellations-and the science behind them-this summer.

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Start Date: Jul 17, 2017 Time: 9am-4pm Mon-Fri Price Range: $290.00-$362.50 Location: OMSI Register
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 17, 2017 Time: 7am Mon - 5pm Fri Price Range: $590.00-$737.50 Location: Three Sisters Wilderness, OR
Format: Residential Subject: Life Science Grade Level: Family

Bring the family for five days to the Coastal Discovery Center to learn about the wind, water and waves of the Oregon Coast. OMSI instructors will take you to paddle canoes, explore tide pools, search for fossils along the shore, and to hike in coastal forests.

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Start Date: Jul 17, 2017 Time: Noon Mon - Noon Fri Price Range: $410.00-$512.50 Location: Coastal Discovery Center Register