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Submarine Camp-In

Program
Camp-In/Sub-In
Type & Format
Overnight
Duration
2 days
Grade Level
3-12
Subject
Physical, Tech + Engineering
Season
Spring, Autumn, Winter
Cost
$
60
Per
Person

Spend the night aboard OMSI's USS Blueback, a retired U.S. Navy submarine. Experience what it's like to live on a submarine, explore the torpedo room, peer through a periscope and sleep in the crew's quarters. Learn about density and buoyancy as you explore how submarines are designed to dive and surface. Submarine Overnights include dinner, snack and continental breakfast, planetarium show and museum admission the following day.

Submarine Overnights are offered on the following dates in 2019-20*:

September: 14, 20, 21, 28

October: 5, 11, 12, 19, 26

November: 2, 9

December: 6, 7, 14

January: 10, 11, 18, 25

February: 8, 21, 22, 29

March: 7, 13, 14, 21

April: 4, 11, 18, 25

May: 1, 2, 16, 30

*More dates may be added. Email register@omsi.edu for availability.

Sub-In Sample Schedule (this is only a sample, actual schedules may vary)

4:30 PM Check-In Near Planetarium

5:00 – 5:30 PM Dinner

5:30 – 6:00 PM Stow Gear in Submarine

6:00 – 6:45 PM Student Orientation

Adult Safety Briefing

7:00 – 7:45 PM Planetarium Show

7:45 – 8:30 PM Submarine Programming

8:30 – 10:00 PM Submarine Technical Tour

10:00 – 10:15 PM Snack

10:15 – 11:00 PM Submarine Exploration

11:00 PM - Lights Out

7:00 AM - Lights On

7:00 – 7:30 AM Pack Up & Clean Up

7:30 – 7:45 AM Load Gear Into Cars

7:45 – 8:15 AM Breakfast

8:15 – 9:30 AM Turbine Hall Exploration

9:30 AM All Gear Out of Museum

A minimum of 2 weeks' advance notice is required for all registration requests. If you have questions, please contact us at 503.797.4661 or register@omsi.edu.

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NGSS

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