Summer Science Camps
Summer Elementary School Science Camp 2017
Students Entering Grades 1-6
Register Online: 2017 Summer Camp Registration
Registration DEADLINE: June 5, 2017
Late Summer Camp: Tues ‐ Wed ‐ Thurs, August 29 ‐ 31, 9 am to 4 pm
FULL! New Registrants will be put on Waiting List
Topic: Science & Engineering for Sustainability - students will explore environmentally sustainable approaches to energy, water, waste, and healthy ecosystems. They will make solar cookers, garbage pizzas, home-made paper, wind turbines, and more; as well as identify invasive species versus native species, measure healthy aquatic ecosystems, and assess forest biodiversity!
Grades 1‐6: Science & Engineering for Sustainability at Nara Nature Center!
Cost: $105 per student for each session.
Pay by credit card: MTU Cashier @ 487‐2247 ~ Space not reserved until payment received.
Instructors: Brian Doughty and Erika Vye, staff, MTU Center for Science & Environmental Outreach
Students bring their own lunch and snacks.
Questions? Call 487‐3341
3 Days (Tues.‐Wed.‐Thurs), June 13‐15, 9 am to 4 pm
Grades 1-2: Be A Scientist!
Students collect weather data, sample insects, collect frogs, investigate what lives in a tree, birdwatch and look at survival of ground-nesters. Meet at Nara Nature Center along US-41.
Grades 3-5: iPads, Microscopes and Movies
Investigate pond, stream & lake organisms, and other fascinating outdoor treasures, and use the Ipad to make your own movies! Meet at MTU-GLRC.
3 Days (Tues.‐Wed.‐Thurs), June 20‐22, 9 am to 4 pm
Grades 1-2: Making, Tinkering and Inventing
Design baby bear’s chair, a pet carrier, a house for the three little pigs, a bird nest, and much more. Meet at MTU Great Lakes Research Center (GLRC).
Grades 3-5: Nature at Nara
Explore the outdoors as you investigate streams, wetlands, woods and the crittters and plants that live there. Meet at Nara Nature Center along US-41.
Tuesday, August 29 at 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Wednesday, August 30 at 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Thursday, August 31 at 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Nara Nature Center or GLRC