Science field explorations, hands-on activities and a tour of Oak Ridge National Laboratory will be offered during the American Museum of Science and Energy’s Science Explorer Camp for rising fifth (must be 10 years old by June 10, 2014), sixth and seventh graders during two June sessions.
Located at Freels Bend Cabin in Oak Ridge, AMSE’s Science Explorer Camp is scheduled for June 9 – 13 (Mon. – Fri) and June 16 – 20 (Mon. – Fri) from 8:00 am – 3:30 pm. Cost for a one-week camp session is AMSE members $150 and Non-Members $175. Camp registration is available online at http://amse.org/visitors/summer-camps/ or come by AMSE to get a camp registration form.
Curious about insects, land and water habitats, life science, weather, geology, fossils, flight, electricity and forensic science? AMSE Science Explorer Camp, sponsored by the AMSE Foundation, introduces students to a variety of science and nature topics in a fun learning environment. For 25 years the Science Explorer Camp has served students with field study and hands-on activities developed by the original educators that enthusiastically continue to teach the summer sessions.
The American Museum of Science and Energy, located at 300 South Tulane Avenue in Oak Ridge, is open Monday through Saturday from 9 am – 5 pm and Sunday 1 – 5 pm. AMSE admission is Adults $5, Seniors (65+) $4, Students (6 – 17) $3 and Children (5 and under) no charge. AMSE members are no charge. Group rates are available for 20 or more with advance reservations. AMSE memberships, good for 12 months from purchase date, are Family $40, Grandparent $35, Individual $25 and Family & Friends $75. AMSE members get unlimited AMSE visits and free admission to 250 museums that participate in the Association of Science Technology Centers (ASTC) Passport Program. AMSE members receive discounts on Discovery Shop merchandise, discounts on summer camp, programs, classes, and birthday parties. For more information on AMSE memberships, exhibits, programs and classes, go to www.amse.org To schedule a group visit, call AMSE at (865) 576-3200.
Contact: Lissa Clarke
Public Information Officer
American Museum of Science and Energy
Tel (865) 576-3218
March 6, 2014