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Midland Farm Summer Camp

Campers will enjoy horseback riding, barn activities, arts and crafts, games, swimming, fishing and learning about horses. Ages: 6-15 Dates and times: Sessions are June 8-12, June 22-26, July 6-10, July 20-24, Aug. 3-7 and Aug. 10-12. The camp is 9 a.m.-4 p.m. each day. Before and after care is available. Cost: $255 per camp; discount for siblings and friends is available. Sign up: Email mpgods@sbcglobal.net or call 501-590-0784. Visit midland-farm.com.

Nature Explorers Day Camp

Four days of hikes, visiting live animals, nature programs and more at Pinnacle Mountain State Park. Maximum 10 campers. Ages: 7-10 Dates and times: June 9-12; 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Cost: $100 Sign up: Call 501-868-5806 or email pinnaclemountain@arkansas.com to register. Advance registration is required.

Wilderness Explorers Day Camp

Explore nature at Pinnacle Mountain State Park with canoeing, kayaking, hiking and learning survival skills. Ages: 11-13 Dates and times: June 16-19, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Cost: $100 Sign up: Call 501-868-5806 or email pinnaclemountain@arkansas.com to register. Advance registration is required.

4-H Military Techno-Robotics Camp

This camp, held at the 4-H Center, focuses on engineering, robotics and technology. Ages: 10-12; military youth, 4-H members, then other youth. Dates and times: Aug. 4-6 Cost: Call for pricing Sign up: Contact Maureen Rose at mrose@uaex. edu or 501-671-2066. Register by July 7.

Amusement Park Engineer Extraordinaire at Museum of Discovery This camp was such a hit last year that we are bringing it back, but we’re building a bigger and better amusement park. Who knew physics and engineering were this much fun? Dates and times: July 6-10, call for specific times Cost: Call for pricing Sign up: Call 501-396-7050 or visit museumofdiscovery.org.

ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Summer Science Camp

students to college life and stimulates their interest potential careers in science and engineering. Students currently in grades 5-7 who have an interest in science and mathematics, at least a B average in those courses and a passing score on the state’s standardized science and mathematics tests are eligible to apply. Students and parents must complete the application process, which includes a 250-word essay. Grades: Rising 6-8 Dates and times: July 5-17 Cost: Free Sign Up: The deadline for application materials is May 3. Call Vernard Henley at 501-569-8203 for more information or visit theharrisfoundation.org.

7-12, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Cost: $175, members; $200, nonmembers Sign up: Call 501-767-3461 or visit midamericamuseum.org.

Harding University Pharmacy Camp

At this Mid-America Science Museum camp, explore the color spectrum and the science behind art. This is perfect for those creative hearts. Ages: 7-13 Dates and times: July 6-10, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Cost: $175, members; $200, nonmembers Sign up: Call 501-767-3461 or visit midamericamuseum.org.

Hosted by the Harding University College of Pharmacy and sponsored by Walgreens, this weeklong, residential program for high school juniors and seniors who are interested in pharmacy will explore the profession through classes, hands-on learning experiences and other activities, including field trips, pharmaceutical laboratory experiences, campus scavenger hunt, group health project activity, games and recreational activities, shadowing, introduction to pharmacy curriculum and current topics in pharmacy. The goal of the program is to familiarize high school students with the profession of pharmacy and the many opportunities available in this field. Students who are accepted to attend the camp will be notified by mail and will receive additional information, including a list of what to bring and a detailed camp schedule. Ages: Grades 11-12 Dates and times: June 14-19 Cost: $350 Sign up: Students interested in attending the camp must submit a camp application with deposit, a letter of recommendation from their high school counselor or a teacher, and a copy of their high school transcript. Call 501279-4407 or visit www.harding.edu/pharmacy/ pharmacycamp.

Laboratory Lunacy

At this Mid-America Science Museum camp, explore and analyze chemicals in the creek. Create bubbling chemicals, putrid potions and explore dancing good. Ages: 7-13 Dates and times: July 27-31, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Cost: $175, members; $200, nonmembers Sign up: Call 501-767-3461 or visit midamericamuseum.org.

Mysteries at the Museum

From the mysteries of nature to a crime scene in the classroom, at this Mid-America Science Museum camp, you’ll learn the scientific processes used to solve them all. Ages: 7-13 Dates and times: July 20-24, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Cost: $175, members; $200, nonmembers Sign up: Call 501-767-3461 or visit midamericamuseum.org.

Power Trip!

Discover the power of electricity at this MidThis is a two-week, academic, residential camp America Science Museum camp. In the air, in your held at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock hair, electricity can be anywhere. Harness that that promotes science, technology, engineering electricity and create circuits on paper, build a bot and (STEM) introduces Leftmathematics to right: Robert Stodola,education, Grace Hambuchen, John Mark Stodola, Jase Ages: Burton and and more. 7-13Sydney DatesBrazil. and times: July

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Science Sampler Week at Museum of Discovery

Can’t decide on just one topic? Then try a science sampler! Each day we will explore something different! Dates and times: July 27-31; call for specific times Cost: Call for pricing Sign up: Call 501396-7050 or visit www.museumofdiscovery.org.

Smart Art

Three EEEs

Learn about engineering and energy! Learn the art and science of tinkering at this Mid-America Science Museum camp. Get your gears in motion, create gizmos, light and gadgets and use surprising science to make artistic creations. Ages: 7-13 Dates and times: July 13-17, times TBD Cost: $175, members; $200, nonmembers. Sign up: Call 501-767-3461 or visit www.midamericamuseum.org.

Wiggle Worms Wednesday Camp at Museum of Discovery

On Wednesdays throughout June and July, little ones can go on a series of adventures including World Safari, Kitchen Chemistry, Lights Colors Shadows, Space Camp, Adventures in Archaeology, Tinkering Academy and Superhero Science. Ages: 4-6 Dates and Times: Wednesdays, June 10, 17 and 24 and July 8, 15, 22 and 29; 9 a.m.noon. Cost: Call for pricing Sign up: Call 501396-7050 or visit museumofdiscovery.org.

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