Summer Learning Institute

2024 SLI

The annual Summer Learning Institute focuses on art, science, and history, with many integrated learning experiences for our students. All classes are taught by education professionals with many years of teaching experience. The Museum of Arts & Sciences and our Charles and Linda Williams Children's Museum provide interactive and engaging experiences for each of our Summer Learning Institute students.


2024 SLI Registration Timeline

 Monday, February 26, 2024 at 8:30am - MOAS Member Early Registration Opens
You must be logged into your member account using the email that is associated
with your MOAS membership account.

Thursday, February 29, 2024 at 8:30am - General Registration Opens

2024 SLI Classes

Click Here to Register for SLI Classes - Ages 10-13

Click Here to Register for SLI Classes - Ages 7-9

Click Here to Register for SLI Classes - Ages 5-6

Click Here to Register for Extended Care


Registration is $55.00 per week and includes the full five days of lunches. If you would like your child to participate in the Weekly Boxed Lunch Program you must be registered by May 10.


2024 SLI Classes That Are Currently Full

Ages 10 - 13 Years Old

Week 2: Creative Chemistry
Week 6: Laser Camp
Week 8: Welcome to Hogwarts


Ages 7 - 9 Years Old

Week 1: Time Tunnel
Week 2: Camp Cretaceous
Week 3: Art and Archaeology
Week 5: Across the Universe
Week 6: Science Mania
Week 7: Christmas in July
Week 8: Olympic Games

Ages 5 - 6 Years Old

Week 1: Life Under the Sea
Week 5: Creative Canvas
Week 6: I Want to be a Builder
Week 7: I Want to be an Astronaut

Click to Download our Program Guide
General Registration Opens Soon! 

2024 SLI



SLI Class Rubrics

Ages 5-6 Year Old Class Rubrics
Backyard Naturalist Class Rubric 
Creative Canvas Class Rubric
I Want to Be a Builder Class Rubric
I Want to Be an Astronaut Class Rubric
Jr. Einstein Class Rubric
Jr. Olympics Class Rubric
Life Under the Sea Class Rubric

Ages 7-9 Year Old Class Rubrics
Across the Universe Class Rubric
Art and Archaeology Class Rubric
Camp Cretaceous Class Rubric
Christmas in July Class Rubric
Olympic Games Class Rubric
Science Mania Class Rubric
Time Tunnel Class Rubric

Ages 10-13 Year Old Class Rubrics
Archaeology 101 Class Rubric
Creative Chemistry Class Rubric
Laser Camp Class Rubric
Paleontology Expert Class Rubric
Planet Ocean Class Rubric
Sensational Science Class Rubric
Welcome to Hogwarts Class Rubric


Class Pricing

MOAS Member Pricing 
Full Day Classes: $250.00 per week
(10-13 Year Old - Week 6 Laser Camp - $295.00)

Non-Member Pricing 
Full Day Classes: $285.00 per week
(10-13 Year Old - Week 6 Laser Camp - $350.00)

Extended Care Program (4:00pm-5:30pm)
$45.00 per week

NEW Weekly Boxed Lunch Program
$55.00 per week. Must be registered by May 10th.

For More Information or Questions

Contact MOAS Education Manager, Nicole Messervy at 386-255-0285 ext. 333 or

Interested in Volunteering for this Year's SLI?

This is a temporary volunteer position that assists the Education Department and SLI teachers with supervising children between the ages of 5 and 13, clean-up and various class projects. This is the ONLY MOAS volunteer position available for those as young as 14 years old. The hours are flexible and vary depending on the classes. To apply, fill out a volunteer application and send to

2024 Exhibit Sponsors
Sponsored in part by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Arts and Culture, the Florida Council on Arts and Culture, and the National Endowment for the Arts.