2014 Summer College for Kids

Online Registration is now available

Enrichment classes Monday - Friday for students in grades K-8.
  The cost of most sessions is $65 per child.
**Sessions with daily field trips are $75 to help defray transportation expenses.

Lunch-time supervision available (bring lunch) $10 per week per student.

June 23 - 27

Morning Sessions  9 a.m. - noon.
K - 1nd grade Simple Machines with LEGOs™:  Learn to make work easier with LEGOs™.
Grades 2-3  Living in Space:  Learn how astronauts, live, eat, exercise, sleep and work in space.
Grades 4-5  Beginning Robotics:  Build and program our new EV3 Robots.
Grades 6-8  Renewable Energy w/LEGOs™:  Use LEGOs™ to create and test renewable energy models.

Afternoon Sessions  1 - 4 p.m.
K - 2nd grade  Getting Buggy!Learning about the fascinating insects around us.
Grades 3 - 5   The Amazing Human Body:  Investigate how your body works.
Grades 6 - 8   Advanced Rockets:  Build and test structures that NASA would find useful.

July 7 - 11

Morning Sessions  9 a.m. - noon.
K - 2nd grade Amazing Australian Animals:  Adventures learning about the animals that live on the continent of Australia.
Grades 3 - 5  Beginning Robotics:  Build and program our new EV3 Robots.
Grades 6-8  Rockin' Roller CoastersLearn the physics that makes roller coasters thrilling!

Afternoon Sessions  1 - 4 p.m.
K - 2nd grade  Simple Machines with LEGOs™:  Learn to make work easier with LEGOs™.
Grades 3 - 5  Rockets Red Glare:  Create and launch rockets into the atmosphere.
Grades 6 - 8   Mission Possible:  Build a device to complete a task using a series of energy transfers.

July 14 - 18

Morning Sessions  9 a.m. - noon.
K - 2nd grade Eruption & Crazy Reactions:  Messy science at its best.
Grades 3 - 5  Mystery Festival:  Solve a mystery like a detective.
Grades 6-8  Intermediate Robotics: Design robots with more sensors to master more complicated challenges.  (Successful completion of Beginning Robotics required.)

Afternoon Sessions  1 - 4 p.m.
K - 2nd grade  Deep in the Forest:  Explore and learn about plants and animals in the Upper Peninsula outdoors.
Grades 3 - 5  *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.)
Grades 6 - 8   The Wall of Science: Experiment with motion, mechanics, electricity, magnetism and waves of all kinds.

July 21 - 25

Morning Sessions  9 a.m. - noon.
K - 2nd grade Surprise Science: Looking for and finding science in unexpected, everyday places.
Grades 3 - 5  Motion & Design with K'nex:  Build and test vehicles using K'nex.
Grades 6-8 Advanced Robotics: Serious challenges using multiple sensor programming.  (Successful completion of Intermediate Robotics required.)

Afternoon Sessions  1 - 4 p.m.
K - 2nd grade  Mystery Festival:  Solve a mystery like a detective.
Grades 3 - 5  Mission Possible: Build a device to complete a task using a series of energy transfers.
Grades 6 - 8   *Advanced 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