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The Academy of Natural Sciences: Tiny Tot Explorers

Meets on selected Monday and Wednesday mornings from July – October.

1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Calling all kids 3–5 years old! Along with your favorite adult, join us in exploring nature through songs, games, hands-on fun, and museum adventures. An appropriate snack is provided.

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The Hacktory: How to Ignite a Maker Revolution in Your Classroom

Sunday, July 16 – Thursday, July 20

3645 Lancaster Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19104

What is a maker space? How do you incorporate STEM learning into a classroom, library, or other setting? In this class we will use studio design processes and inquiry practices to explore, design, make, share and re-mix art and technological creations using available technologies such as computers, electronics and laser cutters, and 3D printers. Classes will consist of a combination of seminar and maker lab. Students will explore a variety of techniques including basic circuitry, sewing, architecture, and design while seeking a balance between free exploration and discovery within parameters.

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Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library: STEM Fun

Friday, July 21 at 2:00 pm

Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library
68 West Chelten Avenue (Greene St. & Chelten Ave.)
Philadelphia, PA 19144

Explore some basic science concepts and ideas, along with hands-on, interactive experiments. Did we mention… fun?

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Fox Chase Library: Bricks & Blocks

Friday, July 21 at 11:00am

Fox Chase Library
501 Rhawn Street (Rhawn & Jeanes Sts.)
Philadelphia, PA 19111

Fun for all ages – Wooden blocks and Lego Duplos for the younger kids, and Legos for our bigger builders!  What will you construct?

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The Academy of Natural Sciences: Opening Doors to Autism

Saturday, July 22 from 9:00am – 11:00am

1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Children on the autism spectrum and their families are invited to experience the museum before the crowds. You can visit with the dinosaurs, explore our children’s discovery center Outside In, see our special Backyard Adventures exhibit, and wander through the dioramas at your own pace.

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Association of Women in Forensic Science: Forensic Drug Chemist Summer Workshop (Session 2)

Saturday, July 22 from 10:30am – 11:30am

Grace Epiphany Church
224 East Gowen Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19119

Additional testing is needed for an unknown substance to determine its identity. Participants will learn about the following through hands-on activities. Separation techniques such as chromatography for determining the components in their unknown substance.

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The Hacktory: 3D Imagination – Get Excited (Not Overwhelmed) by Fabrication Technology

Sunday, July 23 – Thursday, July 27

3645 Lancaster Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19104

What is 3D printing? Why is everyone talking about it like it’s the next best thing? How can you get started designing and printing your own ideas? In this workshop series, we’ll answer these questions, and much more. Participants will get a broad understanding of the 3D fabrication movement, they will have a chance to start working with 3D models and file formats, learn about how to set up files for printing. We’ll also delve into more advanced topics including parametric modeling, machine maintenance, troubleshooting and repair.

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Falls of Schuylkill Library: Science Tuesdays

Tuesday, July 25 from 1:00pm – 3:00pm

Falls of Schuylkill Library
3501 Midvale Avenue (Warden Dr. & Midvale Ave.)
Philadelphia, PA 19129

The Falls of Schuylkill Library will have different STEM related toys, games, and activities every Tuesday.

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Wynnefield Library: Teen Science Experiment

Tuesday, July 25 at 2:00pm

Wynnefield Library
5325 Overbrook Avenue (54th St. & Overbrook Ave.)
Philadelphia, PA 19131

This mystery science project is sure to be a “blast”!

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Cecil B. Moore Library: Building Challenge

Tuesday, July 25 at 2:00pm

Cecil B. Moore Library
2320 Cecil B. Moore Avenue (Cecil B. Moore & 23rd Street)
Philadelphia, PA 19121

Put your skills to the test with different building materials each week-blocks, LEGO, and more. For children ages 7 and up and their families; softer play materials can be provided for infants and toddlers.

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Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Library: YouTube-Inspired DIYs for Kids

Wednesday, July 26 at 1:00pm

Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library
125 South 52nd Street (West Phila. Regional 52nd & Sansom Sts.)
Philadelphia, PA 19139

Make your own slime, stress balls, oobleck, and other fun DIY projects! For ages 12 and under. Children ages 6 and under must be accompanied by a caregiver.

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TechGirlz: Mapping for Humanity

Wednesday, July 26 from 1:30pm – 4:00pm

Abington Free Library
1030 Old York Rd
Abington, PA 19001

In this workshop, students will learn how satellite images, collected by various agencies around the world, can be used to help global humanity. Platforms like OpenStreetMap and Tomnod offer an opportunity for volunteers to contribute to critical missions.

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American Helicopter Museum and Education Center: STEAM Storytime – Motion

Wednesday, July 27 at 10:30am

1220 American Boulevard
West Chester, PA 19380

Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math (STEAM) books read aloud by one of our Docents in our new kids Helipad. Free with paid admission and includes an activity and/or craft (materials supplied). Geared to ages 3 through 6, but, all are welcome.

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TechGirlz: Podcasting

Thursday, July 27 from 3:00pm – 6:00pm

PSTV
440 N.Broad
Philadelphia, PA 19130

In order to create an effective podcast, you will learn how to learn how to make your stories engaging and use sound to put the listeners into the aural environment of the story. This workshop familiarizes students with GarageBand software followed by creating a simple, personal podcast recording.

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TechGirlz: Designing Mobile Apps

Saturday, July 29 from 10:00am – 2:00pm

Drexel’s Rush Building
30 North 33rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

This workshop will teach middle and high school girls about designing their own mobile apps.

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The Academy of Natural Sciences: Dino-Mite Family Fun Nite

Saturday, July 29 from 5:30pm – 9:30pm

1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Treat the whole family to a super fun summer evening picnic at the Academy of Natural Sciences.

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The Hacktory: Practical Robotics

Sunday, July 30 – Thursday, August 3

3645 Lancaster Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19104

This is a week-long session that will cover the basics of robotics; including planning, design, design for fabrication, fabrication, assembly and use. We will go over looking at an application, coming up with a design that works well in that application, look at the fabrication tools we have on hand to make sure our designs can be manufactured on them, and then will go into fabrication through testing (with possible iteration). The goal for the class will be for the participants to be confident that they can make a simple, working robot by the end of the week.

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Falls of Schuylkill Library: Science Tuesdays

Tuesday, August 1 from 1:00pm – 3:00pm

Falls of Schuylkill Library
3501 Midvale Avenue (Warden Dr. & Midvale Ave.)
Philadelphia, PA 19129

The Falls of Schuylkill Library will have different STEM related toys, games, and activities every Tuesday.

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Cecil B. Moore Library: Building Challenge

Tuesday, August 1 at 2:00pm

Cecil B. Moore Library
2320 Cecil B. Moore Avenue (Cecil B. Moore & 23rd Street)
Philadelphia, PA 19121

Put your skills to the test with different building materials each week-blocks, LEGO, and more. For children ages 7 and up and their families; softer play materials can be provided for infants and toddlers.

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Andorra Library: Totally Science Tuesdays

Tuesday, August 1 at 4:00pm

Andorra Library
705 East Cathedral Road (Henry Ave. & Cathedral Rd.)
Philadelphia, PA 19128

There will be a different science experiment each week. For school-age kids.

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Parkway Central Library: Totally Science Time! Chemistry

Tuesday, August 1 at 4:00pm

Parkway Central Library
1901 Vine Street (between 19th and 20th Streets on the Parkway)
Philadelphia, PA 19103

What makes stuff stick together?  What makes two substances change into something completely different?  Join us for some fun experiments.

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Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Library: YouTube-Inspired DIYs for Kids

Wednesday, August 2 at 1:00pm

Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library
125 South 52nd Street (West Phila. Regional 52nd & Sansom Sts.)
Philadelphia, PA 19139

Make your own slime, stress balls, oobleck, and other fun DIY projects! For ages 12 and under. Children ages 6 and under must be accompanied by a caregiver.

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Bartram’s Garden: Little Explorers – Water Wonderland

Wednesday, August 2 from 10:00am – 11:30am

5400 Lindbergh Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19143

Designed for toddlers and pre-schoolers, ages 2-4. One adult chaperone is required for every two children. Each session includes activities, performances, snacks, and walks through the garden, weather permitting. Please note: Program is cancelled if Philadelphia School District is closed for weather emergencies.

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Greater Olney Library: Mad Scientists Club

Thursday, August 3 at 3:00pm

Greater Olney Library
5501 North 5th Street (5th St. and Tabor Rd.)
Philadelphia, PA 19120

Back by popular demand!  Complete science experiments while having fun!  We may make a mess, so don’t dress to impress!

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Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Library: Builder Kids

Thursday, August 3 at 3:00pm

Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library
125 South 52nd Street (West Phila. Regional 52nd & Sansom Sts.)
Philadelphia, PA 19139

Exercise your creativity and engineering skills, by building with foam blocks, wooden blocks, legos, magnatiles, keva planks, lincoln logs & more! We have building toys appropriate for every developmental stage, ages infant to 12.

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American Helicopter Museum and Education Center: STEAM Storytime – Robots

Thursday, August 3 at 10:30am

1220 American Boulevard
West Chester, PA 19380

Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math (STEAM) books read aloud by one of our Docents in our new kids Helipad. Free with paid admission and includes an activity and/or craft (materials supplied). Geared to ages 3 through 6, but, all are welcome.

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Fox Chase Library: Bricks & Blocks

Friday, August 4 at 11:00am

Fox Chase Library
501 Rhawn Street (Rhawn & Jeanes Sts.)
Philadelphia, PA 19111

Fun for all ages – Wooden blocks and Lego Duplos for the younger kids, and Legos for our bigger builders!  What will you construct?

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Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library: STEM Fun

Friday, August 4 at 2:00 pm

Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library
68 West Chelten Avenue (Greene St. & Chelten Ave.)
Philadelphia, PA 19144

Explore some basic science concepts and ideas, along with hands-on, interactive experiments. Did we mention… fun?

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Andorra Library: Kids Can Make a Difference

Friday, August 4 at 3:30pm

Andorra Library
705 East Cathedral Road (Henry Ave. & Cathedral Rd.)
Philadelphia, PA 19128

Join the American Swedish History Museum and explore ways that Sweden is leading the way to “build a better world”.  We will learn about sustainable energy and environmentally conscious architecture.  Participants will build a model-sized energy efficient home and make pinwheels.  This  program is interactive, hands-on, and designed for school-age kids.

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Chemical Heritage Foundation: First Friday – The Science of Shelley’s “Frankenstein”

Friday, August 4 from 5:00pm – 8:00pm

315 Chestnut Street
PhiladelphiaPA 19106

In the late 18th century, Galvanists took electromedical experiments to the extreme. Dean Howarth embodies the spirit of Giovanni Aldini, who believed electrical shocks could revive the dead. Join us for a night of ghoulish fun as he re-creates the demonstrations that horrified audiences then and still fascinate us today. The Museum at CHF will be open for self-guided tours from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.

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Association of Women in Forensic Science: Forensic Drug Chemist Summer Workshop (Session 3)

Saturday, August 5 from 10:30am – 11:30am

Grace Epiphany Church
224 East Gowen Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19119

An unknown pill or the packaging of a substance can be inscribed with a logo or an impression. Participants will learn about the following through hands-on activities: liquid extraction and examination, observation and documentation.

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The Hacktory: How to Get Creative with Technology

Sunday, August 7 – Thursday, August 11

3645 Lancaster Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Want to add new features to household appliances? Make art that can interact with an audience? Create small computing devices that free you from your screen and keyboard? Measure data about your environment and display it for easy viewing? Build a robot to take over the world? In this course you will learn how to build and write the code to run inside of fun and creative projects such as sound-sensitive lights, backyard wildlife trackers and air quality monitors, drone data loggers, electronic musical instruments, and more!

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Parkway Central Library: Science Time! Plants and Botany

Tuesday, August 8 at 4:00pm

Parkway Central Library
1901 Vine Street (between 19th and 20th Streets on the Parkway)
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Play around with plants – you can even eat your experiments!

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Bartram’s Garden: Homeschooler Days on Vacation

Wednesday, August 9. Morning session is from 10:00am – 12:00pm & the afternoon session is from 1:00pm – 3:00pm.

5400 Lindbergh Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19143

Learn some basic water and boating safety, then explore the Schuylkill by rowboat. RSVP required, limited spaces. There will be alternative activities available for students not going on the water.

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TechGirlz: Making a Website using HTML/CSS

Thursday, August 10 from 2:00pm – 5:00pm

PSTV
440 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19130

Come use your creativity to design and edit a website! In this workshop, students will learn the elements of HTML and CSS and use them to create a website. Using a text editor and web browser, students will edit web page templates and use them to make their own website. Run by PSTV.

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Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Library: Builder Kids

Thursday, August 10 at 3:00pm

Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library
125 South 52nd Street (West Phila. Regional 52nd & Sansom Sts.)
Philadelphia, PA 19139

Exercise your creativity and engineering skills, by building with foam blocks, wooden blocks, legos, magnatiles, keva planks, lincoln logs & more! We have building toys appropriate for every developmental stage, ages infant to 12.

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Falls of Schuylkill Library: Wooden Block Party

Tuesday, August 11 at 10:30am

Falls of Schuylkill Library
3501 Midvale Avenue (Warden Dr. & Midvale Ave.)
Philadelphia, PA 19129

What can you build with wooden blocks? Come find out at this wooden block party! This program is for children ages 3-7 and their families, older siblings are welcome to attend.

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Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library: STEM Fun

Friday, August 11 at 2:00 pm

Joseph E. Coleman Northwest Regional Library
68 West Chelten Avenue (Greene St. & Chelten Ave.)
Philadelphia, PA 19144

Explore some basic science concepts and ideas, along with hands-on, interactive experiments. Did we mention… fun?

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The Franklin Institute: Make a Spectroscope and an Eclipse Viewer

Saturday, August 12 from 11:00am – 12:30pm

222 North 20th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Build your own spectroscope and learn how to break apart light using this fascinating tool; assemble a personal solar viewer to help you safely view the eclipse on the 21st; and answer your burning questions about eclipses, stars, light, and more! This workshop is appropriate for ages 8 and up.

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The Academy of Natural Sciences: Bug Fest

Saturday, August 12 – Sunday, August 13

1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Enjoy new activities and shows plus revisit some old favorites—back by popular demand. Talk with real scientists, learn about insects from all over the world, and see specimens from the Academy’s behind-the-scenes collections. Eat bugs, get your face painted, and relax as you enjoy a buggy show.

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The Hacktory: How to Keep Yourself Safe Online

Sunday, August 13 – Thursday, August 17

3645 Lancaster Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Protecting yourself online has come to be a critical aspect of working with technology today. Accessing and publishing personal photos and emails for revenge has become a regular occurrence, large-scale hacking attacks are on the rise, and cheap spyware can be used by just about anyone. If you don’t know much about online security, this is the workshop series for you. Learn about the History of Cryptography, message encryption, how to manage your web presence, how to use tools such as Tails, Kali, and Quebes OS, and much more.

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Parkway Central Library: Science Time! The Ants Go Marching

Tuesday, August 15 at 4:00pm

Parkway Central Library
1901 Vine Street (between 19th and 20th Streets on the Parkway)
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Spend some time getting to know our local bugs!

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Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Library: Builder Kids

Thursday, August 17 at 3:00pm

Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library
125 South 52nd Street (West Phila. Regional 52nd & Sansom Sts.)
Philadelphia, PA 19139

Exercise your creativity and engineering skills, by building with foam blocks, wooden blocks, legos, magnatiles, keva planks, lincoln logs & more! We have building toys appropriate for every developmental stage, ages infant to 12.

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TechGirlz: Designing Mobile Apps with Nasdaq

Friday, August 18 from 1:00pm – 4:00pm

FMC Tower
2929 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Do you have an idea for the next big app? Now is your chance to design it! Students will work in teams to design a mobile app. They will select an app idea, develop a prototype, and present their final product to the class as a group!

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TechGirlz: Intro to JavaScript

Saturday, August 19 from 1:00pm – 4:00pm

Launch Academy
1701 Walnut Street 8th
Philadelphia, PA 19103

JavaScript is what makes the web move. JavaScript is used to make apps, interactive websites, responsive animations, web games… pretty much whatever you can think up. In this course you will learn the basic concepts of JavaScript, learn to talk directly to your website, and create your own JavaScript program!

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Association of Women in Forensic Science: Forensic Drug Chemist Summer Workshop (Session 3)

Saturday, August 19 from 10:30am – 11:30am

Grace Epiphany Church
224 East Gowen Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19119

There is plenty of note-taking and descriptive writing during the analysis process.  Participants will learn about documenting the correct results with a supporting conclusion. At the conclusion of this workshop series, participants will present their final report explaining the substances they analyzed, the techniques and methods they utilized and their conclusions.

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Wagner Free Institute of Science: FREE Eclipse Viewing Party

Monday, August 21 from 12:30pm – 4:30pm

1700 West Montgomery Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19121

We’re welcoming the community for a free viewing party from 12:30 to 4:30pm in our yard. Enjoy hands-on activities, snacks, a live stream of the NASA eclipse broadcast, and ways to view the eclipse yourself, including our telescope and special glasses (available as supplies last).

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Falls of Schuylkill Library: Wooden Block Party

Thursday, August 24 at 10:30am

Falls of Schuylkill Library
3501 Midvale Avenue (Warden Dr. & Midvale Ave.)
Philadelphia, PA 19129

What can you build with wooden blocks? Come find out at this wooden block party! This program is for children ages 3-7 and their families, older siblings are welcome to attend.

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Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Library: Builder Kids

Thursday, August 24 at 3:00pm

Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library
125 South 52nd Street (West Phila. Regional 52nd & Sansom Sts.)
Philadelphia, PA 19139

Exercise your creativity and engineering skills, by building with foam blocks, wooden blocks, legos, magnatiles, keva planks, lincoln logs & more! We have building toys appropriate for every developmental stage, ages infant to 12.

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The Franklin Institute: Sensory-Friendly Sunday

Saturday, August 27

222 North 20th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103

It is our goal to make Sensory-Friendly Sunday a comfortable environment for kids and adults with a variety of sensory differences.  On Sensory-Friendly Sunday, our exhibits will be modified to provide an opportunity to experience all The Franklin Institute has to offer for people on the autism spectrum and with a range of differing abilities.  Our trained staff and volunteers will be on hand to answer any questions you have and, if necessary, direct you to a quiet space that provides a chance to cool down and take a break. We are also offering the opportunity to “try again” if your visit isn’t successful in the first half hour.

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Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Library: Builder Kids

Thursday, August 31 at 3:00pm

Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library
125 South 52nd Street (West Phila. Regional 52nd & Sansom Sts.)
Philadelphia, PA 19139

Exercise your creativity and engineering skills, by building with foam blocks, wooden blocks, legos, magnatiles, keva planks, lincoln logs & more! We have building toys appropriate for every developmental stage, ages infant to 12.

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Public Citizens for Children and Youth: Block By Block Party

Saturday, September 16 and Sunday, September 17

University of the Sciences
43rd & Woodland Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19104

PCCY, the region’s most influential advocacy organization for children, leverages the world’s greatest video game for the year’s most engaging fundraising event for kids. Join us for a fun, creative and unique gaming opportunity.

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SUMMER CAMPS

Philadelphia Arts in Education Partnership (PAEP): STEAM Summer Enrichment Programs

Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays starting on Tuesday, June 27 – Thursday, August 3 from 9:00am – 3:00pm in 3 locations.

The STEAM Enrichment Summer Program provides FREE learning experiences that will help support grade level academic curriculum in math, science, and literacy through engaging arts experiences.  The curriculum is designed for students entering the 5th-8th grade who have an interest in creative and performing arts, as well as students who are simply looking for a safe learning environment during the summer. Students will receive free breakfast and lunch through the School District of Philadelphia’s Food Service Dept., participate in athletics, as well as experience learning through different art forms (visual arts, music, dance, or theater).

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Camp Invention

June – August. Various locations in the Philadelphia area.

Camp Invention is one week in the summer where your child’s creativity, innovation, and problem-solving skills are challenged and developed in fun and exciting ways.

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Science Explorers Summer Camps

June – August

Science Explorers week-long science camps are day camps offered at elementary schools, colleges and universities, museums, libraries, botanical gardens and parks & recreation departments throughout PA, NJ, DE, and MD. Their exciting, hands-on approach to science provides children the unique opportunity to conduct exciting and engaging experiments and activities.

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Engineering for Kids: 2017 Summer Camps

June – August. Various locations in the Philadelphia area.

Engineering For Kids offers fun, hands-on learning for children ages 4 to 14. Activities range from building rockets and roller coasters to making foam and flub to programming video games and robots.

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iD Tech: Summer Technology Camps

June – August. Camps take place at various universities throughout the Philadelphia area.

Choose from courses in game design, web design, coding, programming in Java and C++, Minecraft modding, filmmaking, robotics, photography, and more.

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Penn Engineering: Summer Programs

June – August

The School of Engineering and Applied Science offers summer classes for undergraduate and graduate students, international undergraduates, middle and high school students.

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Digital Media Academy (DMA): Tech Camps & STEM Courses

June – August. Camps take place at Bryn Mawr College & University of Pennsylvania.

DMA instructors and curriculum developers include industry professionals and outstanding technology educators, with a driving passion for inspiring, teaching, and mentoring.

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Penn Summer High School Programs

June – August

Penn delivers the challenge of an Ivy League curriculum to academically talented high school students seeking a pre-collegiate experience. Explore Penn’s historic campus, engage with leading faculty and build intellectual connections within accelerated two, three or six week Penn Summer High School Programs.

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Independence Seaport Museum: Seaport Summer Camps

June – August

211 South Columbus Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Learn all about history, science and how to row or kayak on the Delaware River. Perfect for ages 6-12, Seaport Summer Camp in Philadelphia features full days of activities and exploration on the water.

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Temple University Ambler Campus: Summer Education Camps

June – August

Temple University Ambler Campus
580 Meetinghouse Road
Ambler, PA 19002

Temple Ambler has been offering Summer Education Camps for more than 25 years at their suburban campus. Camps are available for kids, tweens, and teens between the ages of 8 and 17. Most camps are one-week, full-day camps that run Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., although some shorter camp and longer camps sessions are also available.

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The Franklin Institute: Discovery Camp

June – September

222 North 20th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Summer camp activities include games, science projects, museum exploration, theater shows, workshops, presentations by local scientists, and more.

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Temple University College of Science and Technology: STEM-UP

Tuesday, June 27 – Thursday August 3. Meets on Tuesdays & Thursdays only.

Temple University
1801 N. Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19121

STEM-UP is a 4-week program for rising 9th & 10th grade students.  The program consists of four main modules: Math Concepts, Real World Science, Science Literacy, and Applied STEM.  This program is funded in part by the Naval Surface Warfare Center Philadelphia Division and is held on Temple University’s Main Campus in the Summer and has followup programming throughout the academic year.

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Drexel Materials Science and Engineering Summer Institute

July – August

Drexel University
3141 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Explore materials science and engineering while learning about nanotechonology and sustainability during a week-long Summer Institute.

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TechGirlz Summer Camp: Programming & Engineering – Building a Robot with Arduino

Monday, July 10 at 9:00am – Friday, July 14 at 3:00pm

Villanova University
800 Lancaster Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19085

TechGirlz Summer Camp takes girls from ages 12-15 through the process of programming and building an Arduino vehicle. The girls will learn programming, basic electronics and engineering using the Arduino microcontroller.

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Temple University & Fox Chase Cancer Center: The Teen Research Initiative Program (Grades 11-12)

Tuesday, July 11 – Thursday, August 8. Meets on Tuesdays & Thursdays only.

Temple University
Science Education Research Center (SERC)
1925 N. 12th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19121

TRIP is a rigorous lab-based course for high school students who are motivated to explore their interests in science and medicine.

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Drexel BIOMED Summer Academy

Session 1 is from Monday, July 10 – Friday, July 14. Session 2 is from Monday, July 17 – Friday, July 21.

The BIOMED Summer Academy is a 1-week program at Drexel University that provides high school students with an insight into the exciting field of Biomedical Engineering.

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Drexel University: Summer Music Technology Summer Program for High School Students

Monday, July 31 – Friday, August 4

The Summer Music Technology (SMT) program at Drexel is an innovative educational experience for high school students that uses music to motivate greater interest in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). This unique one week long non-residential camp is offered at no cost to accepted participants and is our clearest articulation of STEAM learning, a deep integration of STEM with the Arts & Design.

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Girl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania: Engineering & STEM Summer Camp

Monday, August 7 – Friday, August 18 from 9:00am – 3:00pm

Do you love science, technology, and math? Join Philadelphia University, The Navy, and GSEP, at Enginerring & STEM summer camp!

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Blues Babe Foundation: Camp Jill Scott 2017

Monday, August 14 – Friday, August 25

Camp Jill Scott is a FREE day camp created to provide North Philly scholars entering the 4th to the 7th grade with leadership skills, academic enrichment, fun outdoor experiences and exposure to new things. Each year they partner with at least 3 community organizations and employ local high school and college students as camp staff. Transportation is provided from North Philadelphia to the camp location (approximately 45 minutes outside of Philadelphia) and back each day. Young scholars enjoy swimming, rock wall climbing, field games, scavenger hunts, writing workshops, leadership development, and arts-based conflict resolution training.

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The Hacktory: Summer Camp

Monday, August 21 – Monday, August 28 from 9:00am – 5:00pm

Days will be broken up into several blocks of time: process practice for of design and engineering, building and making, and outdoor play at parks and playgrounds near our location. This camp is for rising 3rd – 5th graders.

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