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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Registration Availability
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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Registration Availability
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

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: 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: 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: Residential Subject: Earth & Space Science Grade Level: 4, 5

Become a telescope pro as you learn about the stars and planets under the clear night skies of the eastern Oregon desert.

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Registration Availability
Aug 20, 2017
7am Sun - 5pm Thur
$545.00 / $681.25
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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Registration Availability
Mar 27, 2017
9am-4pm Mon-Fri
$310.00 / $387.50
Jul 10, 2017
9am-4pm Mon-Fri
$400.00 / $500.00
Aug 7, 2017
9am-4pm Mon-Fri
$400.00 / $500.00
Format: Classroom-based Subject: Physical Science Grade Level: 4, 5

Ever wonder about the science behind what you see on the pitch at Providence Park? Why does the ball curve on a corner kick? How quickly does a goalkeeper need to react to make a save?

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Registration Availability
Aug 14, 2017
9am-4pm Mon-Fri
$290.00 / $362.50
Format: Classroom-based Subject: Life Science Grade Level: K, 1

What will you think of next? Put your imagination to the test as you brainstorm and build some wild inventions.

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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: 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
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
Format: Classroom-based Subject: Physical Science Grade Level: 2, 3

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

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Start Date: Jul 17, 2017 Time: 9am-4pm Mon-Fri Price Range: $290.00-$362.50 Location: OMSI
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 17, 2017 Time: 9am-4pm Mon-Fri Price Range: $290.00-$362.50 Location: Jesuit High School
Format: Residential Subject: Skill Building Grade Level: 4, 5

What would you do if lost in the wilderness? Key safety and survival skills will turn you into a seasoned outdoorsperson.

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Start Date: Jul 17, 2017 Time: 7am Mon - 5pm Fri Price Range: $540.00-$675.00 Location: Hancock Field Station Register
Format: Classroom-based Subject: Technology Grade Level: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

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

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Start Date: Jul 17, 2017 Time: 9am-4pm Mon-Fri Price Range: $295.00-$368.75 Location: OMSI
Format: Classroom-based Subject: Technology Grade Level: 2, 3

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!

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Start Date: Jul 17, 2017 Time: 9am-4pm Mon-Fri Price Range: $235.00-$368.75 Location: OMSI Register
Format: Field Trip-based Subject: Adventuring Grade Level: 6, 7, 8

Buckle up as you hit the road to discovery on an action-packed adventure to some of Oregons most exciting spots!

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Start Date: Jul 17, 2017 Time: 9am-4pm Mon-Fri Price Range: $335.00-$418.75 Location: OMSI Register
Format: Field Trip-based Subject: Life Science Grade Level: 4, 5

Get the dirt on what it takes to care for food from the field to your very own recipes.

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Start Date: Jul 17, 2017 Time: 9am-4pm Mon-Fri Price Range: $290-$350 Location: OMSI Register
Format: Residential Subject: Earth & Space Science Grade Level: 2, 3

Look to the stars-what do you see? A week of exploring, astronomy, and fun!

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Start Date: Jul 17, 2017 Time: 7am Mon - 5pm Fri Price Range: $540.00-$675.00 Location: Hancock Field Station Register
Format: Classroom-based Subject: Physical Science Grade Level: K, 1

Turn your inner chef into a kitchen chemist!

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Start Date: Jul 17, 2017 Time: 9am-4pm Mon-Fri Price Range: $290.00-$362.50 Location: OMSI
Format: Classroom-based Subject: Physical Science Grade Level: 6, 7, 8

What does it take to build the world's strongest city? Take on this LEGO challenge with your new understanding of civil engineering and design.

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Start Date: Jul 17, 2017 Time: 9am-4pm Mon-Fri Price Range: $290.00-$362.50 Location: OMSI Register
Format: Classroom-based Subject: Technology Grade Level: 4, 5

Get your hands on this exciting new technology at our summer LEGO Robotics courses.

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Start Date: Jul 17, 2017 Time: 9am-4pm Mon-Fri Price Range: $235.00-$368.75 Location: OMSI
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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Start Date: Jul 17, 2017 Time: 9am-4pm Mon-Fri Price Range: $290.00-$362.50 Location: OMSI 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 17, 2017 Time: 7am Mon - 5pm Fri Price Range: $600.00-$750.00 Location: Deschutes River, OR
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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Start Date: Jul 17, 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

What will you think of next? Put your imagination to the test as you brainstorm and build some wild inventions.

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Start Date: Jul 17, 2017 Time: 9am-4pm Mon-Fri Price Range: $290-$362.50 Location: OMSI