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April 2015

3

Fabulous First Friday
Join us for an evening of laser lights, stars and more. Free Planetarium Star Show (7 p.m.) and rooftop observatory viewing (8:30 p.m. – 10 p.m., weather permitting). Hands-on activities and demonstrations for kids take place from 7:15 PM-8:45 PM.

Later in the evening, check out the Museum's famous Laser Shows in the Planetarium.

Laser Show Admission:
$4.00 per child; $8.00 per adult
Each show requires a separate ticket.

8:00pm “Pop” (Family Laser Show)
9:00pm Pink Floyd: Wish You Were Here
10:00pm The Beatles: Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band
11:00pm Best of Pink Floyd
Midnight Bob Marley

Time: Evening
Location: Planetarium
Phone Contact: 305-646-4234


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3

MiniCamp: Nano
During teacher workdays, the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science offers exciting and educational one-day camps for children in grades pre-K through fifth, appealing to the scientist in everyone.

This month’s theme is Nano: What do butterflies, kale, geckos and nanobots have in common? They all show us the amazing properties of things on the nano scale! Explore nanoscience and how nano in nature inspires new technologies like stain resistant cloth and invisibility.

$45 – members; $55 – non-members
Before-care and after-care is available upon request.

To register, visit http://www.miamisci.org/www/education_camps.php.

Time: 9am-3:30pm
Location: Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science
Phone Contact: (305) 646-4222
Email Contact: camp@frostscience.org

Download the PDF for more details: minicamp-nano-1225.PDF

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Scientist Sundays
During the first Sunday of every month, join the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science for a special experience. Meet and greet with local scientists who are experts in a variety of fields, including marine biology, climate and weather, software engineering, the brain, primatology, the ocean, and much more. Trained through the Museum’s Science Communication Fellows Program, these scientists developed exciting hands-on activities for visitors to discover what they do and why it is so important.

This month’s featured scientists are:
Jacob Byrd, Graduate Student at University of Miami – RSMAS
Jacob has a passion for severe weather and travels around the country chasing storms and studying their environments. Challenge yourself to become the meteorologist and learn about the different ingredients needed to create a storm and guess which type of storms match his real life images.

Jaeson Clayborn, Graduate Student at Florida International University
Jaeson travels around the Caribbean to study the environment of butterflies. Try your hand at identifying caterpillar and host plants with their matching butterflies and challenge yourself in the ultimate board game of butterflies.

Charlotte Petchl, Graduate Student at University of Miami – RSMAS
Charlotte loves everything about sea turtles and is interested in what we can do to protect and conserve them and their habitats. Dig in the sand to uncover turtle eggs and then learn how real sea turtles create their nests and what you should do if you find one on the beach.

Marissa Quist, Graduate Student at University of Miami – RSMAS
Marissa studies how we can grow fish to feed the population in a sustainable way through aquaculture. Go fishing to discover what is happening with our oceans and what we can all do to protect it into the future.

Time: 1pm - 3pm
Location: Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science
Phone Contact: (305) 646-4200


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11

Connect With Nature Festival
The Nature Conservancy, Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science and its Museum Volunteers for the Environment (MUVE), and Historic Virginia Key Beach Park are combining forces to get the community to Connect With Nature on Saturday, April 11. This free event will allow attendees to play an important role in protecting our coastal city while having fun.

In honor of Earth Day, volunteers will get their hands dirty and experience first-hand the power of communities working together to restore coastal habitat in South Florida. Volunteers will help remove invasive species, plant native mangroves and collect real-time data to help scientists learn more about Virginia Key.

Connect With Nature is a family-friendly event that supports Miami’s effort to become a more naturally resilient coastal community. The event will feature kids’ activities, a beach cleanup, educational exhibitors, nature walks, food trucks and much more. Parking fee is $6.

Get connected by visiting www.nature.org/connectmiami.


Time: 10:00am-4:00pm
Location: Historic Virginia Key Beach Park, 4020 Virginia Beach Drive
Phone Contact: Chelle King (305) 646-4243
Email Contact: cking@frostscience.org

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11

PhilanthroFest
Frost Science is proud to be participating in PhilanthroFest, the nation’s largest community engagement festival to connect people, passion and philanthropy. PhilanthroFest will take place on Saturday, April 11 at Museum Park, located between PAMM and American Airlines Arena, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. with the goal of connecting potential volunteers, donors and supporters to causes and non-profit organizations.

Full-day admission to PhilanthroFest is free and open to the public.

PhilanthroFest will bring together dozens of artists, over 100 causes, and thousands of attendees looking to engage and learn about what the community has to offer and ways to give back. By transforming 30 acres at Museum Park into a carnival dreamland, PhilanthroFest will offer locals the opportunity to dream, create and inspire while enjoying an interactive experience with food, music and dance performances, games, live giveaways and special surprises throughout the day. Organizations will share their mission, offerings and engagement options in the various Community Walks featuring causes focused on City & Environment, People & Education, Innovation & Entrepreneurship, Health & Wellness and Arts & Culture.

This year’s PhilanthroFest takes the concept of giving to a new level with a carefully curated carnival theme where imaginations soar and dreams become reality. Don't miss The Science Treehouse, presented by the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science, a special area for children of all ages. Enjoy live science demonstrations and engaging hands-on activities with real scientists including a rocket launcher blast-off.

Time: 10am-6pm
Location: Museum Park, 1075 Biscayne Blvd., Miami
Email Contact: Info@PhilanthroFest.com

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18

13th Annual Galaxy Gala: Aqua Lumiere
The Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science will host its stellar 13th Annual Galaxy Gala: Aqua Lumiere on Saturday, April 18, 2015 at Hilton Miami Downtown. Since its inception, the Galaxy Gala has helped raise funds for and highlight the development of the new Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science, a world-class, state-of-the-art facility under construction in downtown Miami’s Museum Park.

The now famously dynamic evening celebrating science will play on the elements of light and water, with exciting technology and innovative features throughout the space. The experience begins with a cocktail reception featuring live animals and an auction, followed by dining, dancing and entertainment.

The evening is hosted by the Museum’s Board of Trustees, under the leadership of a Gala Committee comprised of community activists and philanthropists. Gala Co-Chairs this year are Shelly & Marko Dimitrijevic and Jennifer & Gabriel Montoya. The Honorary Chair is the Hector Family; Philanthropic Chairs are Trish & Dan Bell; Host Chairs are Alicia Cervera Lamadrid & Alberto Lamadrid and Presenting Chairs are: Chanin & Adam Carlin, Jacqueline Simkin and Barbara & Michael Weintraub.

During the Gala, the Museum will honor the following individuals and organizations to acknowledge those who have exhibited exceptional leadership and commitment to the development and building of the new Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science: The Visionary Award will be presented to The Batchelor Foundation, Founder George E. Batchelor; the Vanguard Award will be presented to Baptist Health South Florida and the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science award will be presented to Julia Rea Bianchi.

Various Galaxy Gala sponsorship, underwriting and advertising opportunities are available. For more information, contact Ruth Robinson at rrobinson@sciencegala.com.

All proceeds from the Galaxy Gala directly benefit the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science and its programs.

Time: 6:30pm
Location: Hilton Miami Downtown, 1601 Biscayne Boulevard
Email Contact: Ruth Robinson rrobinson@sciencegala.com

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18

Big Bang 2015: H2Glow
The 7th Annual Big Bang 2015: H2Glow, hosted by the Frost Science Young Patrons, will be a high-energy dance party designed for young tastemakers and professionals in South Florida. Serving as the official after-party for the 13th Annual Galaxy Gala, the Big Bang begins at 9 PM with a neon-themed cocktail reception. At 11 PM, the doors open to the main event and Big Bang guests "crash" the gala and enjoy a nightlife-inspired party complete with theatrics, special effects, renowned DJs and open bar.

The Big Bang is the Museum’s only major annual fundraiser for young professionals in support of the future Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science, opening in downtown Miami in 2016.

Time: 9pm-2am
Location: Hilton Miami Downtown, 1601 Biscayne Boulevard
Email Contact: Ruth Robinson rrobinson@sciencegala.com

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May 2015

1

Fabulous First Friday
Join us for an evening of laser lights, stars and more. Free Planetarium Star Show (7 p.m.) and rooftop observatory viewing (8:30 p.m. – 10 p.m., weather permitting). Hands-on activities and demonstrations for kids take place from 7:15 PM-8:45 PM.

Later in the evening, check out the Museum's famous Laser Shows in the Planetarium.

Laser Show Admission:
$4.00 per child; $8.00 per adult
Each show requires a separate ticket.

8:00pm “Pop” (Family Laser Show)
9:00pm Queen
10:00pm Led Zeppelin
11:00pm Pink Floyd: Wish You Were Here
Midnight Queen

Time: Evening
Location: Planetarium
Phone Contact: 305-646-4234


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2

Great Glasses Play Day
Optiwow.com, the new online eyewear retailer that caters exclusively to children and teens, is pleased to host an exciting Great Glasses Play Day event at Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science. Children who needs glasses, contacts or patching for vision correction, plus their families and friends are welcome to attend.

The Great Glasses Play Day is an international initiative to celebrate glasses and the children who need them. It is meant to be a day of imaginative play, celebration and support, and to connect families with children who wear glasses. It will also assist in raising awareness of early detection and treatment of childhood vision issues, and the need to follow up and treat any issues that are identified. According to Great Glasses Play Day, Inc, around one in 20 preschool children and one in 10 young school-age children need some form of vision correction.

During the event, attendees will enjoy fun games and activities, and have the option to participate in a raffle to win a pair of MiraFlex® glasses. Dr. Roberto Warman, co-founder of Optiwow.com and an acclaimed Pediatric Neuro-Ophthalmologist, will speak to the families about eye safety. Papa John’s is the event food sponsor.

Reservations for the Great Glasses Play Day event are required at social@optiwow.com.

Time: 11am-1pm
Location: Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science


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3

Scientist Sundays
During the first Sunday of every month, join the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science for a special experience. Meet and greet with local scientists who are experts in a variety of fields, including marine biology, climate and weather, software engineering, the brain, primatology, the ocean, and much more. Trained through the Museum’s Science Communication Fellows Program, these scientists developed exciting hands-on activities for visitors to discover what they do and why it is so important.

Time: 1pm - 3pm
Location: Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science
Phone Contact: (305) 646-4200


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28

Science Up Close: Feel the Force
On Thursday, May 28, join us for the fourth installment of the Museum’s popular "Science Up Close" event series, an evening of casual science conversations, with this edition featuring Dr. Michael Brennan, a Senior Hurricane Specialist with the National Hurricane Center. Dr. Brennan will discuss what we can expect with the upcoming 2015 Atlantic hurricane season and the science of how they forecast hurricanes. Following the presentation, small group discussions led by meteorologists, researchers, and graduate students will occur. Guests will enjoy music from the Frost School of Music and complimentary beer courtesy of Wynwood Brewing Company.

Time: 6:30pm
Location: Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science
Phone Contact: (305) 646-4200
Email Contact: acolbert@frostscience.org

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30

Feel the Force: Hurricanes and Other Hazards
Warning, dangerous science ahead! Join the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science for Feel the Force: Hurricanes and Other Hazards to kick off the start of hurricane season with engaging science activities and safety tips from the experts. Families, including kids of all ages, can participate in exciting science shows, meet and greet with real Hurricane Hunters, challenge their weather safety knowledge, discover how the weather works through fun hands-on activities, and learn to prepare for any disaster, including knowing the Miami-Dade County hurricane evacuation zones.

Free admission.

Presented by Florida International University’s International Hurricane Research Center, Miami-Dade County Emergency Management, and Florida Division of Emergency Management.

Time: 11am-5pm
Location: Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science
Phone Contact: (305) 646-4200
Email Contact: acolbert@frostscience.org

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June 2015

5

Fabulous First Friday
Join us for an evening of laser lights, stars and more. Free Planetarium Star Show (7 p.m.) and rooftop observatory viewing (8:30 p.m. – 10 p.m., weather permitting). Hands-on activities and demonstrations for kids take place from 7:15 PM-8:45 PM.

Later in the evening, check out the Museum's famous Laser Shows in the Planetarium.

Laser Show Admission:
$4.00 per child; $8.00 per adult
Each show requires a separate ticket.

8:00pm “Pop” (Family Laser Show)
9:00pm Best of the Beatles
10:00pm U2
11:00pm Best of Pink Floyd
Midnight Bob Marley


Time: Evening
Location: Planetarium
Phone Contact: 305-646-4234


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7

Scientist Sundays
During the first Sunday of every month, join the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science for a special experience. Meet and greet with local scientists who are experts in a variety of fields, including marine biology, climate and weather, software engineering, the brain, primatology, the ocean, and much more. Trained through the Museum’s Science Communication Fellows Program, these scientists developed exciting hands-on activities for visitors to discover what they do and why it is so important.

Time: 1pm - 3pm
Location: Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science
Phone Contact: (305) 646-4200


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13-14

4th Annual Miami Underwater Festival: Coasts, Reefs, and Open Oceans
On Saturday, June 13 and Sunday June 14, join us for the 4th Annual Miami Underwater Festival, a family weekend full of discovery and passion for the big, blue sea. Visitors can see beautiful underwater films and photography, learn how to build their own aquarium, explore (and even touch some) sea creatures, and discover how the ocean provides a unique habitat for all kinds of life. While exploring the theme of coasts, reefs, and open ocean, visitors will learn about a variety of critters and other life forms that are important to the ocean, how to stay safe in the water, and can even participate in exclusive workshops to learn how to capture their ocean adventures through photography and filmmaking by the experts. Partners from throughout the marine community will join us for a weekend that is sure to make you want to get your feet wet.

The festival is being held in celebration of the global World Oceans Day, which honors the bodies of water that link us all, for what they provide humans and what they represent. This year, the theme will be Coasts, Reefs, and Open Oceans, previewing some of the messages and activities planned for our future facility’s Living Core Aquarium exhibition.

Children 12 and under are free with adult paid admission.

More information to follow.

Time: 11am-4pm
Location: Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science
Phone Contact: (305) 646-4200
Email Contact: acolbert@frostscience.org

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June 15-19

Summer Camp Session 1
The Museum's 50th Annual Summer Camp offers eight, one-week camp sessions for kids from age 4 to 8th grade. Unique and fun-filled experiences include ecology, astronomy, technology, field trips and more. While camp activities will be specific to the session chosen each week, every class will feature science lessons, projects, experiments and crafts, interspersed with time to explore the museum galleries, and a 30-minute outdoor PE time. Campers in the 4th through 8th grade groups will also go on a variety of field trips geared toward the weekly topic.

Group categories are set according to age: Pre-K, kindergarten, 1st grade, 2nd & 3rd grades, 4th & 5th grades and 6th, 7th and 8th grades. Camp runs Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. with before-care and after-care available at an additional cost.

Camp fees are $180 for Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science members and $210 for non-members (additional fees for specialty classes like Robotics, Sailing, etc). Sibling discounts are available. Campers bring their own lunches; two healthy snacks are provided each day.

Time: 9am-3:30pm
Location: Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science
Phone Contact: (305) 646-4222
Email Contact: summercamp@miamisci.org

Download the PDF for more details: summer-camp-session-1-1253.PDF

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June 22-26

Summer Camp Session 2
The Museum's 50th Annual Summer Camp offers eight, one-week camp sessions for kids from age 4 to 8th grade. Unique and fun-filled experiences include ecology, astronomy, technology, field trips and more. While camp activities will be specific to the session chosen each week, every class will feature science lessons, projects, experiments and crafts, interspersed with time to explore the museum galleries, and a 30-minute outdoor PE time. Campers in the 4th through 8th grade groups will also go on a variety of field trips geared toward the weekly topic.

Group categories are set according to age: Pre-K, kindergarten, 1st grade, 2nd & 3rd grades, 4th & 5th grades and 6th, 7th and 8th grades. Camp runs Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. with before-care and after-care available at an additional cost.

Camp fees are $180 for Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science members and $210 for non-members (additional fees for specialty classes like Robotics, Sailing, etc). Sibling discounts are available. Campers bring their own lunches; two healthy snacks are provided each day.

Time: 9am-3:30pm
Location: Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science
Phone Contact: (305) 646-4222
Email Contact: summercamp@miamisci.org

Download the PDF for more details: summer-camp-session-2-1254.PDF

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June 29-July3

Summer Camp Session 3
The Museum's 50th Annual Summer Camp offers eight, one-week camp sessions for kids from age 4 to 8th grade. Unique and fun-filled experiences include ecology, astronomy, technology, field trips and more. While camp activities will be specific to the session chosen each week, every class will feature science lessons, projects, experiments and crafts, interspersed with time to explore the museum galleries, and a 30-minute outdoor PE time. Campers in the 4th through 8th grade groups will also go on a variety of field trips geared toward the weekly topic.

Group categories are set according to age: Pre-K, kindergarten, 1st grade, 2nd & 3rd grades, 4th & 5th grades and 6th, 7th and 8th grades. Camp runs Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. with before-care and after-care available at an additional cost.

Camp fees are $180 for Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science members and $210 for non-members (additional fees for specialty classes like Robotics, Sailing, etc). Sibling discounts are available. Campers bring their own lunches; two healthy snacks are provided each day.

Time: 9am-3:30pm
Location: Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science
Phone Contact: (305) 646-4222
Email Contact: summercamp@miamisci.org

Download the PDF for more details: summer-camp-session-3-1255.PDF

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July 2015

3

Fabulous First Friday
Join us for an evening of laser lights, stars and more. Free Planetarium Star Show (7 p.m.) and rooftop observatory viewing (8:30 p.m. – 10 p.m., weather permitting). Hands-on activities and demonstrations for kids take place from 7:15 PM-8:45 PM.

Later in the evening, check out the Museum's famous Laser Shows in the Planetarium.

Laser Show Admission:
$4.00 per child; $8.00 per adult
Each show requires a separate ticket.

8:00pm “Pop” (Family Laser Show)
9:00pm The Doors
10:00pm Jimi Hendrix
11:00pm Pink Floyd: Best of the Wall
Midnight Pink Floyd: Echoes


Time: Evening
Location: Planetarium
Phone Contact: 305-646-4234


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5

Scientist Sundays
During the first Sunday of every month, join the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science for a special experience. Meet and greet with local scientists who are experts in a variety of fields, including marine biology, climate and weather, software engineering, the brain, primatology, the ocean, and much more. Trained through the Museum’s Science Communication Fellows Program, these scientists developed exciting hands-on activities for visitors to discover what they do and why it is so important.

Time: 1pm - 3pm
Location: Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science
Phone Contact: (305) 646-4200


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July 6-10

Summer Camp Session 4
The Museum's 50th Annual Summer Camp offers eight, one-week camp sessions for kids from age 4 to 8th grade. Unique and fun-filled experiences include ecology, astronomy, technology, field trips and more. While camp activities will be specific to the session chosen each week, every class will feature science lessons, projects, experiments and crafts, interspersed with time to explore the museum galleries, and a 30-minute outdoor PE time. Campers in the 4th through 8th grade groups will also go on a variety of field trips geared toward the weekly topic.

Group categories are set according to age: Pre-K, kindergarten, 1st grade, 2nd & 3rd grades, 4th & 5th grades and 6th, 7th and 8th grades. Camp runs Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. with before-care and after-care available at an additional cost.

Camp fees are $180 for Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science members and $210 for non-members (additional fees for specialty classes like Robotics, Sailing, etc). Sibling discounts are available. Campers bring their own lunches; two healthy snacks are provided each day.

Time: 9am-3:30pm
Location: Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science
Phone Contact: (305) 646-4222
Email Contact: summercamp@miamisci.org

Download the PDF for more details: summer-camp-session-4-1256.PDF

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July 13-17

Summer Camp Session 5
The Museum's 50th Annual Summer Camp offers eight, one-week camp sessions for kids from age 4 to 8th grade. Unique and fun-filled experiences include ecology, astronomy, technology, field trips and more. While camp activities will be specific to the session chosen each week, every class will feature science lessons, projects, experiments and crafts, interspersed with time to explore the museum galleries, and a 30-minute outdoor PE time. Campers in the 4th through 8th grade groups will also go on a variety of field trips geared toward the weekly topic.

Group categories are set according to age: Pre-K, kindergarten, 1st grade, 2nd & 3rd grades, 4th & 5th grades and 6th, 7th and 8th grades. Camp runs Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. with before-care and after-care available at an additional cost.

Camp fees are $180 for Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science members and $210 for non-members (additional fees for specialty classes like Robotics, Sailing, etc). Sibling discounts are available. Campers bring their own lunches; two healthy snacks are provided each day.

Time: 9am-3:30pm
Location: Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science
Phone Contact: (305) 646-4222
Email Contact: summercamp@miamisci.org

Download the PDF for more details: summer-camp-session-5-1257.PDF

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July 20-24

Summer Camp Session 6
The Museum's 50th Annual Summer Camp offers eight, one-week camp sessions for kids from age 4 to 8th grade. Unique and fun-filled experiences include ecology, astronomy, technology, field trips and more. While camp activities will be specific to the session chosen each week, every class will feature science lessons, projects, experiments and crafts, interspersed with time to explore the museum galleries, and a 30-minute outdoor PE time. Campers in the 4th through 8th grade groups will also go on a variety of field trips geared toward the weekly topic.

Group categories are set according to age: Pre-K, kindergarten, 1st grade, 2nd & 3rd grades, 4th & 5th grades and 6th, 7th and 8th grades. Camp runs Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. with before-care and after-care available at an additional cost.

Camp fees are $180 for Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science members and $210 for non-members (additional fees for specialty classes like Robotics, Sailing, etc). Sibling discounts are available. Campers bring their own lunches; two healthy snacks are provided each day.

Time: 9am-3:30pm
Location: Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science
Phone Contact: (305) 646-4222
Email Contact: summercamp@miamisci.org

Download the PDF for more details: summer-camp-session-6-1258.PDF

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July 27-31

Summer Camp Session 7
The Museum's 50th Annual Summer Camp offers eight, one-week camp sessions for kids from age 4 to 8th grade. Unique and fun-filled experiences include ecology, astronomy, technology, field trips and more. While camp activities will be specific to the session chosen each week, every class will feature science lessons, projects, experiments and crafts, interspersed with time to explore the museum galleries, and a 30-minute outdoor PE time. Campers in the 4th through 8th grade groups will also go on a variety of field trips geared toward the weekly topic.

Group categories are set according to age: Pre-K, kindergarten, 1st grade, 2nd & 3rd grades, 4th & 5th grades and 6th, 7th and 8th grades. Camp runs Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. with before-care and after-care available at an additional cost.

Camp fees are $180 for Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science members and $210 for non-members (additional fees for specialty classes like Robotics, Sailing, etc). Sibling discounts are available. Campers bring their own lunches; two healthy snacks are provided each day.

Time: 9am-3:30pm
Location: Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science
Phone Contact: (305) 646-4222
Email Contact: summercamp@miamisci.org

Download the PDF for more details: summer-camp-session-7-1259.PDF

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August 2015

2

Scientist Sundays
During the first Sunday of every month, join the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science for a special experience. Meet and greet with local scientists who are experts in a variety of fields, including marine biology, climate and weather, software engineering, the brain, primatology, the ocean, and much more. Trained through the Museum’s Science Communication Fellows Program, these scientists developed exciting hands-on activities for visitors to discover what they do and why it is so important.

Time: 1pm - 3pm
Location: Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science
Phone Contact: (305) 646-4200


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August 3-7

Summer Camp Session 8
The Museum's 50th Annual Summer Camp offers eight, one-week camp sessions for kids from age 4 to 8th grade. Unique and fun-filled experiences include ecology, astronomy, technology, field trips and more. While camp activities will be specific to the session chosen each week, every class will feature science lessons, projects, experiments and crafts, interspersed with time to explore the museum galleries, and a 30-minute outdoor PE time. Campers in the 4th through 8th grade groups will also go on a variety of field trips geared toward the weekly topic.

Group categories are set according to age: Pre-K, kindergarten, 1st grade, 2nd & 3rd grades, 4th & 5th grades and 6th, 7th and 8th grades. Camp runs Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. with before-care and after-care available at an additional cost.

Camp fees are $180 for Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science members and $210 for non-members (additional fees for specialty classes like Robotics, Sailing, etc). Sibling discounts are available. Campers bring their own lunches; two healthy snacks are provided each day.

Time: 9am-3:30pm
Location: Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science
Phone Contact: (305) 646-4222
Email Contact: summercamp@miamisci.org

Download the PDF for more details: summer-camp-session-8-1260.PDF

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