2015 Summer College for Kids

Enrichment classes Monday - Friday for students in grades K-8.
Lunch-time supervision available (bring lunch) $10 per week per student.
The cost of most sessions is $65 per child.
**Sessions with daily field trips are $75 to help defray transportation expenses.

 Click here to register online.

June 22 - 26

Morning Sessions  9 a.m. - noon.
K - 2nd grade Simple Machines with LEGOs™:  Learn to make work easier with LEGOs™.
Grades 3-5  Robotics for Beginners:  Build and program our new EV3 Robots.
Grades 6-8  *Michigan's Most Unwanted!:  Identify destructive invasive species.

Afternoon Sessions  1 - 4 p.m.
K - 2nd grade  Discovery BottlesDiscover science inside 2L bottles.
Grades 3 - 5   Building Big Structures:  Design and build LARGE structures.
Grades 3 - 5  Cow-a-nomics:  Investigate the economics of ice cream.
Grades 6 - 8  Solar Energy and Cooking with the Sun:  Learn about the sun and its power.
 

July 6 - 10

Morning Sessions  9 a.m. - noon.
K - 2nd grade Penguins and Their Young:  Investigate penguins and how they raise their babies in a frozen environment.
Grades 3 - 5  Robotics for Beginners:  Build and program our new EV3 Robots.
Grades 6-8  Crazy ChemistryInvestigate reactions, polymers and food chemistry.

Afternoon Sessions  1 - 4 p.m.
K - 2nd grade  Exploring Measurement:  Explore, measure, and compare to discover if objects are equal or not.
Grades 3 - 5  Chemistry for Beginners:  Explore the wonder of chemistry.
Grades 6 - 8   Coding for Kids:  Learn software programming, systems thinking and creative computing.  Build computer programs, games and interactive stories.
 

July 13 - 17

Morning Sessions  9 a.m. - noon.
K - 2nd grade  Build It Festival:  Design and construct structures.
Grades 3 - 5  Earth Materials:  Investigate rocks, minerals and landscapes.
Grades 6-8  Waves and Energy:  Fun with kinetic and potential energy.

Afternoon Sessions  1 - 4 p.m.
K - 2nd grade  How Does Your Garden Grow:  From flowers to food see what it takes for plants to thrive.
Grades 3 - 5   Motion and Design with K'Nex™Build and test vehicles using K'Nex™.
Grades 6 - 8   Forensics 101:  Explore the science of investigations.

July 20 - 24

Morning Sessions  9 a.m. - noon.
K - 2nd grade Let's Make Weather:  Make clouds, rain, wind socks, and more.
Grades 3 - 5  The Amazing Human Body:  Investigate how your body works.
Grades 6-8   Food Webs and Symbiotic Relationships: Learn about and study the conections between producers, consumers, and decomposers.

Afternoon Sessions  1 - 4 p.m.
K - 2nd grade  Simple Machines with LEGOs™  :  Learn to make work easier with LEGOs™.
Grades 3 - 5  Ecosystems and Owl Pellets:  Explore how the interaction of plants and animals define an ecosystem.
Grades 5 - 7   *Turtles & Toads:  Daily field trips to study amphibians/reptiles like a biologist. (Requires water boots or tennis/athletic shoes for safety reasons.  Sandals of any type, flip flops or water socks are NOT permitted.)

 The Seaborg Center accepts credit cards or make checks payable to Northern Michigan University.

Mailing address:
Seaborg Center, Northern Michigan University
1401 Presque Isle
Marquette, MI  49855
For information, phone (906) 227-2002