Summer Activities


2016 Summer Science Classes

Summer Classes are offered to children entering 2nd through 6th grade. The kids will engage in age-appropriate experiments and creative activities focused around a scientific theme. These fun-filled classes will be on Fridays from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The cost per student is only $25 for Petroleum Museum members or $30 for non-members. For more information, contact the Education Department at 432-683-4403.

Register online for Summer Science Classes HERE.

Register for Building Bots: Robotics Classes HERE.

Museum Membership will be verified for those using the discount code below in an effort to preserve your exclusive perks. Click HERE to become a Museum Member. Member Discount Code: SUMMERPERKS

Summer Science Class Scholarship: Summer Science Class Scholarship Applications are due May 20th to be considered. Petroleum Museum staff will call by May 27th to let applicant know if their scholarship was accepted. Scholarships are underwritten by Midland College Students in Philanthropy and Lee High School Students in Philanthropy. Click HERE to download the application.

2016 Summer Class Schedule

Event Dates Entering Grade Focus Registration Deadline
June 17, 2016  2nd – 6th Building Bots of Science – Robotics  June 10, 2016
June 24, 2016  2nd – 6th Science Rocks – Geology  June 17, 2016
July 8, 2016  2nd – 6th Mysteries of Science – Chemistry  July 1, 2016
July 15, 2016  2nd – 6th Wild for Science – Wildlife  July 8, 2016
July 29, 2016  2nd – 6th The Science of Life – Biology  July 22, 2016
August 5, 2016  2nd – 6th Science Wars – Astronomy  July 29, 2016

2016 Summer Movie Camps

The Petroleum Museum’s Movie Camps are the perfect getaway this summer for children ages 5 and up!  Each camp will include a fun animated movie and a creative activity, as well as popcorn for only $5 per child! Movie Camps take place every Tuesday from June 7th – August 9th and have two time options per day: 9:30 am – 12:00 pm OR 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm. For more information, contact the Education Department at 432-683-4403.

Register online for Movie Camps HERE.

2016 Movie Camp Schedule

Event Dates Movie
June 7, 2016 “The Good Dinosaur”
June 14, 2016 “Finding Nemo”
June 21, 2016 “Hotel Transylvania 2”
June 28, 2016 “Minions”
July 5, 2016 “The Peanuts Movie”
July 12, 2016 “Home”
July 19, 2016 “Inside Out”
July 26, 2016 “Strange Magic”
August 2, 2016 “Norm of the North”
August 9, 2016 “Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip”