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3 - 2 - 1 Blast Off!

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

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.

  • Date
  • Time
  • Location
  • Member/Non-Member
Jun 22, 2015 to Jun 26, 2015
9am-4pm Mon-Fri
Jesuit High School
$275/$325
Jul 6, 2015 to Jul 10, 2015
9am-4pm Mon-Fri
OMSI
$275/$325
Jul 13, 2015 to Jul 17, 2015
9am-4pm Mon-Fri
Jesuit High School
$275/$325
Jul 20, 2015 to Jul 24, 2015
9am-4pm Mon-Fri
OMSI
$275/$325
Jul 27, 2015 to Jul 31, 2015
9am-4pm Mon-Fri
OMSI
$275/$325

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
Jul 20, 2015 to Jul 24, 2015
9am-4pm Mon-Fri
OMSI
$300/$350
Aug 10, 2015 to Aug 14, 2015
9am-4pm Mon-Fri
OMSI
$300/$350

Animation 4-5

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

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 29, 2015 to Jul 3, 2015
9am-4pm Mon-Fri
OMSI
$300/$350
Jul 13, 2015 to Jul 17, 2015
9am-4pm Mon-Fri
OMSI
$300/$350
Aug 3, 2015 to Aug 7, 2015
9am-4pm Mon-Fri
OMSI
$300/$350

Animation 4-5 Spring Break

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

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
Mar 23, 2015 to Mar 27, 2015
9am-4pm Mon-Fri
OMSI
$300/$350

Animation 6-8

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

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
Jul 6, 2015 to Jul 10, 2015
9am-4pm Mon-Fri
OMSI
$300/$350
Jul 27, 2015 to Jul 31, 2015
9am-4pm Mon-Fri
OMSI
$300/$350

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
Aug 17, 2015 to Aug 21, 2015
9am-4pm Mon-Fri
OMSI
$300/$350

At the Seashore

Format
Classroom-based
Subject/Topic
Earth & Space Science, Life Science
Grade Level(s)
K — 1st

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

  • Date
  • Time
  • Location
  • Member/Non-Member
Jun 22, 2015 to Jun 26, 2015
9am-4pm Mon-Fri
OMSI
$275/$325
Jul 13, 2015 to Jul 17, 2015
9am-4pm Mon-Fri
OMSI
$275/$325

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
Aug 10, 2015 to Aug 14, 2015
9am-4pm Mon-Fri
OMSI
$275/$325

Computer Explorations

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

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!

  • Date
  • Time
  • Location
  • Member/Non-Member
Jun 22, 2015 to Jun 26, 2015
9am-4pm Mon-Fri
OMSI
$275/$325
Jun 29, 2015 to Jul 3, 2015
9am-4pm Mon-Fri
OMSI
$275/$325

Cooking Up Science

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

Summer just got a little tastier! Bite into the science of cooking and nutrition that makes food so fascinating (and delicious).

  • Date
  • Time
  • Location
  • Member/Non-Member
Jul 13, 2015 to Jul 17, 2015
9am-4pm Mon-Fri
OMSI
$275/$325
Aug 3, 2015 to Aug 7, 2015
9am-4pm Mon-Fri
OMSI
$275/$325

Cool Concoctions

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

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

  • Date
  • Time
  • Location
  • Member/Non-Member
Jun 15, 2015 to Jun 19, 2015
9am-4pm Mon-Fri
OMSI
$275/$325
Jun 22, 2015 to Jun 26, 2015
9am-4pm Mon-Fri
OMSI
$275/$325
Jun 29, 2015 to Jul 3, 2015
9am-4pm Mon-Fri
OMSI
$275/$325
Jul 6, 2015 to Jul 10, 2015
9am-4pm Mon-Fri
OMSI
$275/$325
Jul 13, 2015 to Jul 17, 2015
9am-4pm Mon-Fri
Jesuit High School
$275/$325
Jul 20, 2015 to Jul 24, 2015
9am-4pm Mon-Fri
Jesuit High School
$275/$325

Teen Science Alliance:
Thinkineers

Format
Classroom-based
Location
OMSI
Date(s)
Feb 7-May 2, 2015
Grade Level(s)
9th — 12th
Price Range
$300 (financial aid is available)
Start and end times
10am-4pm Saturdays (except March 21 & 28)

Join the OMSI Thinkineers, the first tier of the Teen Science Alliance, to learn about and practice science, technology, art and engineering. Teens will work in small groups to resolve challenges and share these findings with OMSI visitors. Applications due January 1st.


Animation 4-5 Spring Break

Format
Classroom-based
Location
OMSI
Date(s)
Mar 23-27, 2015
Grade Level(s)
4th — 5th
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.


LEGO® Mania Extreme 2-3 Spring Break

Format
Classroom-based
Location
OMSI
Date(s)
Mar 23-27, 2015
Grade Level(s)
2nd — 3rd
Price Range
$275-$325
Start and end times
9am-4pm Mon-Fri

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!


Animator's Reunion

Format
Classroom-based
Location
OMSI
Date(s)
Jun 15-19, 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!


Cool Concoctions

Format
Classroom-based
Location
OMSI
Date(s)
Jun 15-19, 2015
Grade Level(s)
2nd — 3rd
Price Range
$275-$325
Start and end times
9am-4pm Mon-Fri

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


Games Galore 4-5

Format
Classroom-based
Location
OMSI
Date(s)
Jun 15-19, 2015
Grade Level(s)
4th — 5th
Price Range
$275-$325
Start and end times
9am-4pm Mon-Fri

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.


Seaweed, Snails & Gray Whale Tails

Format
Classroom-based
Location
OMSI
Date(s)
Jun 15-19, 2015
Grade Level(s)
2nd — 3rd
Price Range
$275-$325
Start and end times
9am-4pm Mon-Fri

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!


3 - 2 - 1 Blast Off!

Format
Classroom-based
Location
Jesuit High School
Date(s)
Jun 22-26, 2015
Grade Level(s)
2nd — 3rd
Price Range
$275-$325
Start and end times
9am-4pm Mon-Fri

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.


Animation 2-3

Format
Classroom-based
Location
OMSI
Date(s)
Jun 22-26, 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.


At the Seashore

Format
Classroom-based
Location
OMSI
Date(s)
Jun 22-26, 2015
Grade Level(s)
K — 1st
Price Range
$275-$325
Start and end times
9am-4pm Mon-Fri

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


Computer Explorations

Format
Classroom-based
Location
OMSI
Date(s)
Jun 22-26, 2015
Grade Level(s)
2nd — 3rd
Price Range
$275-$325
Start and end times
9am-4pm Mon-Fri

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!


Cool Concoctions

Format
Classroom-based
Location
OMSI
Date(s)
Jun 22-26, 2015
Grade Level(s)
2nd — 3rd
Price Range
$275-$325
Start and end times
9am-4pm Mon-Fri

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


Da Vinci & Da LEGO®

Format
Classroom-based
Location
OMSI
Date(s)
Jun 22-26, 2015
Grade Level(s)
6th — 8th
Price Range
$275-$325
Start and end times
9am-4pm Mon-Fri

Combine art, science and LEGOs to explore Leonardo da Vinci’s ideas and inventions!


Dinosaur Discoveries

Format
Classroom-based
Location
OMSI
Date(s)
Jun 22-26, 2015
Grade Level(s)
2nd — 3rd
Price Range
$275-$325
Start and end times
9am-4pm Mon-Fri

How real are the dinosaurs in Jurassic Park? You’ll find out on this Cretaceous adventure into the age of giant reptiles!


FSI:
Forensic Science Investigator

Format
Classroom-based
Location
OMSI
Date(s)
Jun 22-26, 2015
Grade Level(s)
6th — 8th
Price Range
$275-$325
Start and end times
9am-4pm Mon-Fri

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.


Games Galore 6-8

Format
Classroom-based
Location
OMSI
Date(s)
Jun 22-26, 2015
Grade Level(s)
6th — 8th
Price Range
$275-$325
Start and end times
9am-4pm Mon-Fri

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.


Intro to LEGO® Robotics 4-5

Format
Classroom-based
Location
OMSI
Date(s)
Jun 22-26, 2015
Grade Level(s)
4th — 5th
Price Range
$275-$325
Start and end times
9am-4pm Mon-Fri

Are robots our future? They’re certainly a part of yours when you spend a week learning how to design and program a LEGO robot!


Mission Through Space

Format
Classroom-based
Location
Jesuit High School
Date(s)
Jun 22-26, 2015
Grade Level(s)
4th — 5th
Price Range
$275-$325
Start and end times
9am-4pm Mon-Fri

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.


Rock Hounds

Format
Classroom-based
Location
Jesuit High School
Date(s)
Jun 22-26, 2015
Grade Level(s)
4th — 5th
Price Range
$275-$325
Start and end times
9am-4pm Mon-Fri

Dig out your inner geologist as we investigate the powerful forces that shift and shape the face of the earth.


Animation 4-5

Format
Classroom-based
Location
OMSI
Date(s)
Jun 29-Jul 3, 2015
Grade Level(s)
4th — 5th
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.


Computer Explorations

Format
Classroom-based
Location
OMSI
Date(s)
Jun 29-Jul 3, 2015
Grade Level(s)
2nd — 3rd
Price Range
$275-$325
Start and end times
9am-4pm Mon-Fri

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!


Cool Concoctions

Format
Classroom-based
Location
OMSI
Date(s)
Jun 29-Jul 3, 2015
Grade Level(s)
2nd — 3rd
Price Range
$275-$325
Start and end times
9am-4pm Mon-Fri

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


Dinomites

Format
Classroom-based
Location
OMSI
Date(s)
Jun 29-Jul 3, 2015
Grade Level(s)
K — 1st
Price Range
$275-$325
Start and end times
9am-4pm Mon-Fri

You’re on the hunt—for dinosaurs!


Engineer This!

Format
Classroom-based
Location
Jesuit High School
Date(s)
Jun 29-Jul 3, 2015
Grade Level(s)
2nd — 3rd
Price Range
$275-$325
Start and end times
9am-4pm Mon-Fri

London Bridge is falling down, falling down…or is it? Explore the worlds of civil, electrical and mechanical engineering and now you can build bridges, wire electric circuits, and explore the worlds of civil, electrical and mechanical engineering.


Flight Team

Format
Classroom-based
Location
Jesuit High School
Date(s)
Jun 29-Jul 3, 2015
Grade Level(s)
4th — 5th
Price Range
$244-$355
Start and end times
9am-4pm Mon-Fri

You’re the captain as your summer takes off with this high-flying class that teaches the basics of pilot training and launches your very own rocket. Plus, test your skills on a flight simulator!