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Animation 2-3

Format
Classroom-based
Subject/Topic
Technology
Grade Level(s)
2nd — 3rd

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

  • Date
  • Time
  • Location
  • Member/Non-Member
Jun 22, 2015 to Jun 26, 2015
9am-4pm Mon-Fri
OMSI
$300/$350
Registration Availability 
Full
Jul 20, 2015 to Jul 24, 2015
9am-4pm Mon-Fri
OMSI
$300/$350
Registration Availability 
Full
Aug 10, 2015 to Aug 14, 2015
9am-4pm Mon-Fri
OMSI
$300/$350
Registration Availability 
Full

Animator's Reunion

Format
Classroom-based
Subject/Topic
Technology
Grade Level(s)
4th — 8th

Take your animation skills to the next level!

  • Date
  • Time
  • Location
  • Member/Non-Member
Jun 15, 2015 to Jun 19, 2015
9am-4pm Mon-Fri
OMSI
$300/$350
Registration Availability 
Full
Aug 17, 2015 to Aug 21, 2015
9am-4pm Mon-Fri
OMSI
$300/$350
Registration Availability 
Full

Astronomy Camp 4-5

Format
Residential
Subject/Topic
Earth & Space Science
Grade Level(s)
4th — 5th

Learn about the stars, planets, sun, and moon under clear night skies of the central Oregon desert.

  • Date
  • Time
  • Location
  • Member/Non-Member
Aug 10, 2015 to Aug 14, 2015
7am Mon - 5pm Fri
Camp Hancock, Fossil, OR
$515/$565

Astronomy Camp 9-12

Format
Residential
Subject/Topic
Earth & Space Science
Grade Level(s)
9th — 12th

Practice locating star clusters and galaxies with a telescope, then take your new skills to one of the largest and most popular astronomy events in the country: Oregon Star Party.

  • Date
  • Time
  • Location
  • Member/Non-Member
Aug 10, 2015 to Aug 15, 2015
7am Mon - 5pm Sat
Camp Hancock, Fossil, OR
$565/$615

Backpacking:
Olallie Mountain

Format
Backpacking
Subject/Topic
Adventuring
Grade Level(s)
9th — 12th

Backpack into the remote Three Sisters Wilderness to summit Olallie Mountain. We will explore Cascade forests see firsthand the scientific value and majesty of Oregon's wilderness.

  • Date
  • Time
  • Location
  • Member/Non-Member
Aug 17, 2015 to Aug 21, 2015
7am Mon - 5pm Fri
Three Sisters Wilderness, OR
$565/$615
Registration Availability 
Full

Backpacking:
Steens Mountain

Format
Backpacking
Subject/Topic
Adventuring
Grade Level(s)
6th — 8th

Spend a week backpacking and exploring the exquisite and isolated Steens Mountain in Southeastern Oregon. You will be one of the rare few who ever has!

  • Date
  • Time
  • Location
  • Member/Non-Member
Aug 10, 2015 to Aug 15, 2015
7am Mon - 5pm Sat
Steens Mountain, OR
$565-$615

Backpacking:
Three Sisters Wilderness

Format
Backpacking
Subject/Topic
Adventuring
Grade Level(s)
6th — 8th

Hike deep into the Three Sisters Wilderness area to explore mountain, lakes and forests.

  • Date
  • Time
  • Location
  • Member/Non-Member
Aug 17, 2015 to Aug 21, 2015
7am Mon - 5pm Fri
Three Sisters Wilderness, OR
$565/$615

Backpacking:
Wallowas

Format
Backpacking
Subject/Topic
Adventuring
Grade Level(s)
9th — 12th

Backpack into the Wallowa Mountains as we practice modern orienteering, learn to use minimum-impact camping techniques, and explore the cultural and natural history of the area.

  • Date
  • Time
  • Location
  • Member/Non-Member
Aug 10, 2015 to Aug 15, 2015
7am Mon - 5pm Fri
Eagle Cap Wilderness, OR
$565/$615
Registration Availability 
Full

Can You Dig It?

Format
Classroom-based
Subject/Topic
Earth & Space Science
Grade Level(s)
2nd — 3rd

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.

  • Date
  • Time
  • Location
  • Member/Non-Member
Aug 3, 2015 to Aug 7, 2015
9am-4pm Mon-Fri
OMSI
$275/$325
Registration Availability 
Full
Aug 10, 2015 to Aug 14, 2015
9am-4pm Mon-Fri
OMSI
$275/$325
Registration Availability 
Full

Coastal Explorers

Format
Residential
Subject/Topic
Life Science
Grade Level(s)
2nd — 3rd

Travel to the Oregon coast and use your senses to explore the landscape.

  • Date
  • Time
  • Location
  • Member/Non-Member
Aug 17, 2015 to Aug 21, 2015
7am Mon - 5pm Fri
Camp Kiwanilong, Warrenton, OR
$515/$565

Cooking Camp at Zenger Farm

Format
Field Trip-based
Subject/Topic
Life Science
Grade Level(s)
4th — 5th

OMSI has a new partnership with Zenger Farms! What’s the secret to growing a meal from a garden bed? We’ve got the “dirt” on it! Each day we’ll care for the Children’s Gardens, harvest the fruits of our labor, and turn the fresh fruits and vegetables into a feast fit for a farmer. Campers will learn the science behind plant growth, culinary techniques, and get to test out their own recipes.

  • Date
  • Time
  • Location
  • Member/Non-Member
Jul 27, 2015 to Jul 31, 2015
9am-4pm Mon-Fri
OMSI
$275/$325
Registration Availability 
Full
Aug 10, 2015 to Aug 14, 2015
9am-4pm Mon-Fri
OMSI
$275/$325
Registration Availability 
Full

Crazy Constellations

Format
Classroom-based
Subject/Topic
Earth & Space Science
Grade Level(s)
2nd — 3rd

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.

  • Date
  • Time
  • Location
  • Member/Non-Member
Jul 6, 2015 to Jul 10, 2015
9am-4pm Mon-Fri
OMSI
$275/$325
Registration Availability 
Registration Closed
Aug 10, 2015 to Aug 14, 2015
9am-4pm Mon-Fri
OMSI
$275/$325
Registration Availability 
Full

Desert Survival 6-8

Format
Residential
Subject/Topic
Skill Building
Grade Level(s)
6th — 8th

Develop intermediate survival skills such as plant identification, fire-making, orienteering, animal tracking and shelter building.

  • Date
  • Time
  • Location
  • Member/Non-Member
Aug 17, 2015 to Aug 21, 2015
7am Mon - 5pm Fri
Camp Hancock, Fossil, OR
$515/$565

DigiGirls Web World

Format
Classroom-based
Subject/Topic
Technology
Grade Level(s)
4th — 8th

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

  • Date
  • Time
  • Location
  • Member/Non-Member
Aug 3, 2015 to Aug 7, 2015
9am-4pm Mon-Fri
OMSI
$275/$325
Registration Availability 
Full
Aug 17, 2015 to Aug 21, 2015
9am-4pm Mon-Fri
OMSI
$275/$325

Flash Cartoons & Diaries

Format
Classroom-based
Subject/Topic
Technology
Grade Level(s)
6th — 8th

Tell your life story—with animation!

  • Date
  • Time
  • Location
  • Member/Non-Member
Aug 10, 2015 to Aug 14, 2015
9am-4pm Mon-Fri
OMSI
$275/$325

Fossils & Geology

Format
Residential
Subject/Topic
Earth & Space Science
Grade Level(s)
4th — 5th

Investigate the incredible rock formations and fossil beds found in the John Day Fossil Beds National Monument.

  • Date
  • Time
  • Location
  • Member/Non-Member
Aug 17, 2015 to Aug 21, 2015
7am Mon - 5pm Fri
Camp Hancock, Fossil, OR
$515/$565

Games Galore II

Format
Classroom-based
Subject/Topic
Technology
Grade Level(s)
4th — 8th

Take gaming to the next level! You mastered the first round of Games Galore, now build on those skills challenge yourself to master how computers and keyboards interact to control programs.

  • Date
  • Time
  • Location
  • Member/Non-Member
Aug 10, 2015 to Aug 14, 2015
9am-4pm Mon-Fri
OMSI
$275/$325
Registration Availability 
Full

Hit the Road 2-3

Format
Field Trip-based
Subject/Topic
Adventuring
Grade Level(s)
2nd — 3rd

Get out of the classroom for an action-packed adventure, exploring the most fascinating areas of our state. Plus an overnight at Newport South Beach!

  • Date
  • Time
  • Location
  • Member/Non-Member
Jun 15, 2015 to Jun 19, 2015
9am-4pm Mon-Fri
OMSI
$300/$350
Registration Availability 
Registration Closed
Aug 17, 2015 to Aug 21, 2015
9am-4pm Mon-Fri
OMSI
$300/$350

Hit the Road 4-5

Format
Field Trip-based
Subject/Topic
Adventuring
Grade Level(s)
4th — 5th

Get out of the classroom for an action-packed adventure, exploring the most fascinating areas of our state. Plus an overnight at Newport South Beach!

  • Date
  • Time
  • Location
  • Member/Non-Member
Jun 15, 2015 to Jun 19, 2015
9am-4pm Mon-Fri
OMSI
$300/$350
Registration Availability 
Registration Closed
Aug 17, 2015 to Aug 21, 2015
9am-4pm Mon-Fri
OMSI
$300/$350

Hit the Road 6-8

Format
Field Trip-based
Subject/Topic
Adventuring
Grade Level(s)
6th — 8th

Get out of the classroom for an action-packed adventure, exploring the most fascinating areas of our state. Plus an overnight at Newport South Beach!

  • Date
  • Time
  • Location
  • Member/Non-Member
Jun 15, 2015 to Jun 19, 2015
9am-4pm Mon-Fri
OMSI
$300/$350
Registration Availability 
Registration Closed
Aug 17, 2015 to Aug 21, 2015
9am-4pm Mon-Fri
OMSI
$300/$350

Junior Survival

Format
Residential
Subject/Topic
Skill Building
Grade Level(s)
2nd — 3rd

Spend a week learning basic wilderness survival skills.

  • Date
  • Time
  • Location
  • Member/Non-Member
Aug 10, 2015 to Aug 14, 2015
7am Mon - 5pm Fri
Camp Hancock, Fossil, OR
$515/$565
Registration Availability 
Full

Marine Wildlife

Format
Residential
Subject/Topic
Life Science
Grade Level(s)
6th — 8th

Immerse yourself in marine science by exploring life found at every level of the ocean — from deep-sea vents to rocky tide pools.

  • Date
  • Time
  • Location
  • Member/Non-Member
Aug 10, 2015 to Aug 14, 2015
7am Mon - 5pm Fri
Camp Kiwanilong, Warrenton, OR
$575/$625

Northern Oregon Shores 6-8

Format
Residential
Subject/Topic
Life Science
Grade Level(s)
6th — 8th

Compare and contrast estuaries, sandy dunes and rocky tide pools as we learn about the plants and animals in the diverse habitats of the Oregon coast.

  • Date
  • Time
  • Location
  • Member/Non-Member
Aug 17, 2015 to Aug 21, 2015
7am Mon - 5pm Fri
Camp Kiwanilong, Warrenton, OR
$575/$625

Ocean Floor to Seashore

Format
Classroom-based
Subject/Topic
Life Science
Grade Level(s)
4th — 5th

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

  • Date
  • Time
  • Location
  • Member/Non-Member
Jul 6, 2015 to Jul 10, 2015
9am-4pm Mon-Fri
Jesuit High School
$275/$325
Registration Availability 
Registration Closed
Aug 10, 2015 to Aug 14, 2015
9am-4pm Mon-Fri
OMSI
$275/$325

OMSI Space Academy

Format
Classroom-based
Subject/Topic
Earth & Space Science
Grade Level(s)
6th — 8th

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.

  • Date
  • Time
  • Location
  • Member/Non-Member
Aug 10, 2015 to Aug 14, 2015
9am-4pm Mon-Fri
OMSI
$395/$445

Animation 2-3

Format
Classroom-based
Location
OMSI
Date(s)
Aug 10-14, 2015
Grade Level(s)
2nd — 3rd
Price Range
$300-$350
Start and end times
9am-4pm Mon-Fri

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


Astronomy Camp 4-5

Format
Residential
Location
Camp Hancock, Fossil, OR
Date(s)
Aug 10-14, 2015
Grade Level(s)
4th — 5th
Price Range
$515-$565
Start and end times
7am Mon - 5pm Fri

Learn about the stars, planets, sun, and moon under clear night skies of the central Oregon desert.


Astronomy Camp 9-12

Format
Residential
Location
Camp Hancock, Fossil, OR
Date(s)
Aug 10-15, 2015
Grade Level(s)
9th — 12th
Price Range
$565-$615
Start and end times
7am Mon - 5pm Sat

Practice locating star clusters and galaxies with a telescope, then take your new skills to one of the largest and most popular astronomy events in the country: Oregon Star Party.


Backpacking:
Steens Mountain

Format
Backpacking
Location
Steens Mountain, OR
Date(s)
Aug 10-15, 2015
Grade Level(s)
6th — 8th
Price Range
$565-$615
Start and end times
7am Mon - 5pm Sat

Spend a week backpacking and exploring the exquisite and isolated Steens Mountain in Southeastern Oregon. You will be one of the rare few who ever has!


Backpacking:
Wallowas

Format
Backpacking
Location
Eagle Cap Wilderness, OR
Date(s)
Aug 10-15, 2015
Grade Level(s)
9th — 12th
Price Range
$565-$615
Start and end times
7am Mon - 5pm Fri

Backpack into the Wallowa Mountains as we practice modern orienteering, learn to use minimum-impact camping techniques, and explore the cultural and natural history of the area.


Can You Dig It?

Format
Classroom-based
Location
OMSI
Date(s)
Aug 10-14, 2015
Grade Level(s)
2nd — 3rd
Price Range
$275-$325
Start and end times
9am-4pm Mon-Fri

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.


Cooking Camp at Zenger Farm

Format
Field Trip-based
Location
OMSI
Date(s)
Aug 10-14, 2015
Grade Level(s)
4th — 5th
Price Range
$275-$325
Start and end times
9am-4pm Mon-Fri

OMSI has a new partnership with Zenger Farms! What’s the secret to growing a meal from a garden bed? We’ve got the “dirt” on it! Each day we’ll care for the Children’s Gardens, harvest the fruits of our labor, and turn the fresh fruits and vegetables into a feast fit for a farmer. Campers will learn the science behind plant growth, culinary techniques, and get to test out their own recipes.


Crazy Constellations

Format
Classroom-based
Location
OMSI
Date(s)
Aug 10-14, 2015
Grade Level(s)
2nd — 3rd
Price Range
$275-$325
Start and end times
9am-4pm Mon-Fri

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.


Flash Cartoons & Diaries

Format
Classroom-based
Location
OMSI
Date(s)
Aug 10-14, 2015
Grade Level(s)
6th — 8th
Price Range
$275-$325
Start and end times
9am-4pm Mon-Fri

Tell your life story—with animation!


Games Galore II

Format
Classroom-based
Location
OMSI
Date(s)
Aug 10-14, 2015
Grade Level(s)
4th — 8th
Price Range
$275-$325
Start and end times
9am-4pm Mon-Fri

Take gaming to the next level! You mastered the first round of Games Galore, now build on those skills challenge yourself to master how computers and keyboards interact to control programs.


Junior Survival

Format
Residential
Location
Camp Hancock, Fossil, OR
Date(s)
Aug 10-14, 2015
Grade Level(s)
2nd — 3rd
Price Range
$515-$565
Start and end times
7am Mon - 5pm Fri

Spend a week learning basic wilderness survival skills.


Marine Wildlife

Format
Residential
Location
Camp Kiwanilong, Warrenton, OR
Date(s)
Aug 10-14, 2015
Grade Level(s)
6th — 8th
Price Range
$575-$625
Start and end times
7am Mon - 5pm Fri

Immerse yourself in marine science by exploring life found at every level of the ocean — from deep-sea vents to rocky tide pools.


Ocean Floor to Seashore

Format
Classroom-based
Location
OMSI
Date(s)
Aug 10-14, 2015
Grade Level(s)
4th — 5th
Price Range
$275-$325
Start and end times
9am-4pm Mon-Fri

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


OMSI Space Academy

Format
Classroom-based
Location
OMSI
Date(s)
Aug 10-14, 2015
Grade Level(s)
6th — 8th
Price Range
$395-$445
Start and end times
9am-4pm Mon-Fri

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.


Overnight Bike Touring Adventure

Format
Field Trip-based
Location
OMSI
Date(s)
Aug 10-14, 2015
Grade Level(s)
6th — 8th
Price Range
$300-$350
Start and end times
9am-4pm Mon-Fri

Cyclists—it’s time to roll out!
Note: This program includes an overnight.


Science School of Wizardry

Format
Classroom-based
Location
OMSI
Date(s)
Aug 10-14, 2015
Grade Level(s)
4th — 5th
Price Range
$275-$325
Start and end times
9am-4pm Mon-Fri

Dust off that wizard’s cloak and embark on a week of science magic!


Animator's Reunion

Format
Classroom-based
Location
OMSI
Date(s)
Aug 17-21, 2015
Grade Level(s)
4th — 8th
Price Range
$300-$350
Start and end times
9am-4pm Mon-Fri

Take your animation skills to the next level!


Backpacking:
Olallie Mountain

Format
Backpacking
Location
Three Sisters Wilderness, OR
Date(s)
Aug 17-21, 2015
Grade Level(s)
9th — 12th
Price Range
$565/$615
Start and end times
7am Mon - 5pm Fri

Backpack into the remote Three Sisters Wilderness to summit Olallie Mountain. We will explore Cascade forests see firsthand the scientific value and majesty of Oregon's wilderness.


Backpacking:
Three Sisters Wilderness

Format
Backpacking
Location
Three Sisters Wilderness, OR
Date(s)
Aug 17-21, 2015
Grade Level(s)
6th — 8th
Price Range
$565-$615
Start and end times
7am Mon - 5pm Fri

Hike deep into the Three Sisters Wilderness area to explore mountain, lakes and forests.


Coastal Explorers

Format
Residential
Location
Camp Kiwanilong, Warrenton, OR
Date(s)
Aug 17-21, 2015
Grade Level(s)
2nd — 3rd
Price Range
$515-$565
Start and end times
7am Mon - 5pm Fri

Travel to the Oregon coast and use your senses to explore the landscape.


Desert Survival 6-8

Format
Residential
Location
Camp Hancock, Fossil, OR
Date(s)
Aug 17-21, 2015
Grade Level(s)
6th — 8th
Price Range
$515-$565
Start and end times
7am Mon - 5pm Fri

Develop intermediate survival skills such as plant identification, fire-making, orienteering, animal tracking and shelter building.


DigiGirls Web World

Format
Classroom-based
Location
OMSI
Date(s)
Aug 17-21, 2015
Grade Level(s)
4th — 8th
Price Range
$275-$325
Start and end times
9am-4pm Mon-Fri

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


Fossils & Geology

Format
Residential
Location
Camp Hancock, Fossil, OR
Date(s)
Aug 17-21, 2015
Grade Level(s)
4th — 5th
Price Range
$515-$565
Start and end times
7am Mon - 5pm Fri

Investigate the incredible rock formations and fossil beds found in the John Day Fossil Beds National Monument.


Hit the Road 2-3

Format
Field Trip-based
Location
OMSI
Date(s)
Aug 17-21, 2015
Grade Level(s)
2nd — 3rd
Price Range
$300-$350
Start and end times
9am-4pm Mon-Fri

Get out of the classroom for an action-packed adventure, exploring the most fascinating areas of our state. Plus an overnight at Newport South Beach!


Hit the Road 4-5

Format
Field Trip-based
Location
OMSI
Date(s)
Aug 17-21, 2015
Grade Level(s)
4th — 5th
Price Range
$300-$350
Start and end times
9am-4pm Mon-Fri

Get out of the classroom for an action-packed adventure, exploring the most fascinating areas of our state. Plus an overnight at Newport South Beach!