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Summer 2015 Activities

Looking for something to do this summer?  There's a lot to choose from around the Island - check out some of the possibilities we've found:

Girls Incorporated of Long Island is offering two summer camp programs: Engineering for Science 2015 and Fun with DNA 2015, both of which will take place at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

The Long Island Maritime Museum will again be offering its Bay Days program which offers weekly sessions with activities that vary from week to week.

Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum's Camp Intrepid 2015 has weekly sessions with activities that focus on space, planes, inventions and more.

The Usdan Center for the Creative & Performing Arts will offer Lego and Architectural Design sessions at its camp this year.

Hofstra Summer Camps at Hofstra University is introducing Dinosaur Adventures in addition to forensic science, Long Island ecology, Minecraft and other activities.

Friends Academy Summer Camp offers a variety of courses that include marine science, CSI, digital story telling and robotics.

Portledge School's Summer Adventures is introducing engineering and technoloigy classes to its offerings.  Stop by their Open House on May 17th to learn more.

The WaterFront Center's summer programs include Marine Discovery with habitat exploration where students learn about the diverse marine life of Oyster Bay.

The Center for Science Teaching & Learning offers kids ages 4 - 16 activities ranging from hands-on investigations to field trips at their Discovery Summer Camp.  Choose from one or two week sessions.

In addition to summer camps, area musuems offer various scientific programs and activities:

The Hicksville Gregory Museum boasts the largest rock and mineral collection on Long Island, while the Dolan DNA Learning Center has Crick & Watson's DNA model as its centerpiece and a 30 minute film "DNA, the Secret Life."

Garvies Point Museum & Preserve is a treasure trove for the budding geologist and star gazers will be kept busy at the Custer Institute.

The Long Island Science Center caters to elementary school kids and their parents with hands-on STEM activities and Brookhaven National Laboratory offers free summer tours, special activities and the chance to talk to researchers.