Summer Camps

Back to the Future—Innovate! Edition

Museum of History & Industry and the Pacific Science Center (PSC)
Camp takes place at MOHAI and PSC
Full-Day Program

Innovate CampWhat is innovation? Where do good ideas come from? Join MOHAI and Pacific Science Center (PSC) to explore innovations from the past, develop new brilliant ideas for the future, and find out what it takes to become a master innovator. Campers spend mornings with Pacific Science Center exploring the science behind great ideas like solar power, wind energy, and bridge design, as well as investigating how science is fueling innovations of the future. In the afternoon, campers walk to MOHAI to discover the history of innovation in Seattle and learn the special skills that help innovators be creative and think differently.

  • Ages: Entering Grades 4–6
  • Dates: July 10–14, 2017
  • Hours: : 8:30 am–4 pm; drop off between 8:15–8:30 am; pick up between 4–4:15 pm; extended care offered mornings only, 7–8:30 am
  • Cost: Before April 30, 2017, $385 MOHAI and PSC members / $415 general public
    After April 30, 2017, $415 MOHAI and PSC members / $445 general public
    Extended care, $60 per week or $14 per day
  • Registration: Member early registration opens February 22, 2017. General registration opens March 1, 2017

 

Scribes Writing Camp

Museum of History & Industry and Hugo House
Camp takes place at MOHAI
Full-Day Program

MOHAI teams up with Hugo House for the popular Scribes program at the museum. Scribes Writing Camp is an opportunity for middle- and high-school students to engage intensely with creative writing, develop their craft, learn from accomplished guest artists, and discover a diverse range of genres, forms, and writers. The Scribes Camp also includes a special public reading of students’ work on the evening of August 3, 2017.

  • Ages: Students in middle and high school
  • Dates: July 24–August 4, 2017
  • Hours: 10 am–4 pm; arrival between 9:30–10 am
  • Cost: Before March 31, 2017: $725
    After March 31, 2017: $750
  • Registration: Opens February 6, 2017

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Trailblazers

Museum of History & Industry and Seattle Children's Theatre (SCT)
Camp takes place at MOHAI
Full-Day Program

Trailblazers CampThere’s an adventure this summer at MOHAI through Lake Union Park! During daily explorations throughout the museum, campers examine mysterious artifacts and photographs to dive into the history of how people traveled by foot, boat, rail, and air. Campers build model boats, read books about historic journeys, and dream up new forms of transportation for the future. Then, with Seattle Children's Theatre (SCT) teaching artists, campers enter their own interactive story to create new ways to travel through field and forest, across mountains, over oceans, and into the skies.

  • Ages: Entering Grades 1-2
  • Dates: August 7–11, 2017
  • Hours: 9 am–4 pm; drop off between 8:45–9 am; pick up between 4–4:15 pm; extended care offered evenings only, 4–5 pm
  • Cost: Before May 31, 2017: $340* After May 31, 2017: $365*
    Extended care: $50 per week or $12 per day
    *5% discount is available to MOHAI members and SCT subscribers
    Financial aid available based on need; please apply during the registration process.
  • Registration: Opens February 6, 2017

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Seafaring Adventure

Museum of History & Industry, The Center for Wooden Boats (CWB), SS VIRGINIA V, and Northwest Seaport
Camp takes place at MOHAI, CWB, and the Historic Ships Warf at Lake Union Park
Full-Day Program

Seafaring CampEmbark on a seafaring adventure at Lake Union Park with MOHAI, the Center for Wooden Boats, SS VIRGINIA V, and Northwest Seaport. This week-long camp takes place on land and in boats on the waters of Lake Union. Campers experience life on board of a ship, and plunge into the science of steam powered engines, navigation, and model sailboat building. Don’t miss the fun!

  • Ages: Entering Grades 3–5
  • Dates: August 14–18, 2017
  • Hours: 9 am–4 pm; drop off between 8:45–9 am; pick up between 4–4:15 pm; extended care offered evenings only, 4–5 pm
  • Cost: Before April 30, 2017: $325 MOHAI members / $350 general public
    After April 30, 2017: $350 MOHAI members / $375 general public
    Extended care: $45 per week
  • Registration: Opens February 6

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C1 Coders Camp

Museum of History & Industry
Full-Day Program

MOHAI and Capital One are excited to offer the popular C1 Coders Camp! Middle school students learn about problem solving, teamwork, and the principles of software development directly from Capital One tech volunteers and mentors. During this week-long camp, youth design and create apps, explore the Bezos Center for Innovation and other exhibits, and get an interactive glimpse into what a career in the tech industry looks like. The week culminates in a final presentation and judging of student projects, including a friends-and-family reception at the museum.

C1 Coders Camp is offered free of charge as part of Capital One’s Future Edge initiative, but space is limited. Priority is given to applicants with little or no prior experience in coding, those who can demonstrate financial need, or students from communities that are underrepresented in the technology field. For any questions about the application process, please contact MOHAI's Education Department.

  • Ages: Entering Grades 7–8
  • Dates: August 21–25, 2017
  • Hours: 10 am–4 pm; drop off between 9:45–10 am; pick up between 4–4:15 pm
  • Cost: Details to come
  • Registration: Opens February 22, 2017

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