Education

Summer Learning Institute

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.

Registration for the
2021 Summer Learning Institute is Closed.

 

SLI 2021

Download our Program Guide and Registration Form!

  SLI Program 2021 SLI Medical Forms

Classes That Are No Longer Available

Ages 4, 5 & 6 (Online Registration is Closed)

Week 1: June 14-18 AM - Dinosaurs: A Lost World
Week 1: June 14-18 PM - Junior Picasso
Week 2: June 21-25 AM - Science Wizard
Week 2: June 21-25 PM - Walk on the Wild Side
Week 3: June 28-July 2 AM - Life Under the Sea
Week 3: June 28-July 2 PM - A is for Art
Week 5: July 12-16 AM - LEGO Giant
Week 5: July 12-16 PM - Backyard Naturalist
Week 6: July 19-26 AM - Paint, Print, and Splatter!
Week 6: July 19-26 PM - Symphony of the Five Senses
Week 7: July 26-30 AM - A Pirate's Life
Week 7: July 26-30 PM - Fossil City
Week 8: August 2-6 AM - Space Cats
Week 8: August 2-6 PM - Happy Camper

Ages 7, 8 & 9 (Online Registration is Closed)

Week 1: June 14-18 AM - Paleontology 101
Week 1: June 14-18 PM - Mega Science
Week 2: June 21-25 AM - King of All LEGOs
Week 2: June 21-25 PM - Science Mania
Week 3: June 28-July 2 AM - Mission Through the Solar System
Week 3: June 28-July 2 PM - Be Like da Vinci!
Week 5: July 12-16 AM - Rockets' Red Glare
Week 5: July 12-16 PM - Archaeology Lab
Week 6: July 19-23 AM - Art Funtastic
Week 6: July 19-23 PM - Welcome to Hogwarts
Week 7: July 26-30 AM - Cast in Rock
Week 7: July 26-30 PM - Beginners Chess
Week 8: August 2-6 AM - The Nature of Things
Week 8: August 2-6 PM - Mad Professor

Ages 10, 11, 12 & 13 (Online Registration is Closed)

Week 1: June 14-18 AM - Down to a Science
Week 1: June 14-18 PM - Art Strong
Week 2: June 21-25 AM - Creative Chemistry
Week 2: June 21-25 PM - Science Strong
Week 3: June 28-July 2 AM - Beginner and Advanced Chess
Week 3: June 28-July 2 PM - Welcome to Hogwarts
Week 5: July 12-16 - Claymation Movie Making
Week 6: July 19-23 AM - CSI Daytona
Week 6: July 19-23 PM - Classic Games
Week 7: July 26-30 - Short Movie Making
Week 8: August 2-6 AM - Sensational Science
Week 8: August 2-6 PM - Excelsior Comic Book Creation

 

For More Information or Questions:

Contact MOAS Education Associate, Nicole Messervy at 386-255-0285 ext. 313 or nicolem@moas.org
or MOAS Education Program Coordinator, Kelsey Hansen at 386-255-0285 ext. 312 or groupinfo@moas.org

 

SLI COVID-19 Guidelines

  • Campers must wear masks while in public spaces.
  • Masks are required to be worn inside the Lohman Family Planetarium.
  • No sharing of equipment.
  • Bring your own water bottle as water fountains are closed
  • Class sizes have been reduced to allow for social distancing of no more than 10
  • Teachers and volunteers are required to wear masks. We encourage them to wear masks in the classroom if possible
  • We have plenty of hand sanitizing stations throughout the Children's Museum and classrooms, but campers may bring their own.
  • Classrooms will be cleaned and sanitized throughout the day.
  • Please keep your camper home if they are sick.
  • Call the Museum if your camper is not able to attend for the day.

Acceptance of Risk in Relation to COVID-19

COVID-19 has been declared a worldwide pandemic by the World Health Organization and is extremely contagious and believed to spread from person to person contact.

The Museum of Arts & Sciences has put in place preventative measures following CDC recommendations to reduce the spread of Covid-19. We recommend all guests to self-check prior to entering the museum checking for COVID-19 symptoms such as but not limited to:

  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • Fever/Chills
  • Muscle Pain
  • Sore Throat
  • New loss of taste or smell
 

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 4 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 monica@moas.org

 

Thank you to our 2021 Scholarship Sponsors

Richard Cannizzaro and Nancy Nance
Daytona Beach Racing and Card Club
Florida Power and Light
Guild of the Museum of Arts & Sciences
Barbara Wilsey

Thomas J. Yuschok, M.D. - Radiology Associates Imaging Centers