Operation Imagination Summer Camps @ International Museum of Art & Science
Jun 12 – Aug 12 all-day
Operation Imagination Summer Camps @ International Museum of Art & Science | McAllen | Texas | United States

IMAS hosts week-long educational summer camps for grades K-8, June-August covering a variety of fun topics. $180/$160 non-members/members ($100/$90 for Pre K only) for each week-long session.

$180 Full Day
$100 Half Day (PreK only)

$160 Full Day
$90 Half Day (PreK only)

Before Care: 8:00AM – 9:00AM
After Care: 4:00PM – 5:30PM
Before Care OR After Care: $25 per week
Before Care AND After Care: $40 per week

• Full Day Sessions are Monday -Friday from 9AM-4PM.
• Half Day sessions are Monday-Friday from 9AM-12PM or 1PM-4PM.
Spaces are limited.
Please note, snacks may not meet dietary restrictions.
Our camps are peanut free!


June 12-16
9am-12pm: BUBBLEOLOGY: Bubble gum, bubble baths… Bubbles are everywhere! Explore the world of bubbles and learn the science behind the forces that mold these fragile shapes.
1pm-4pm: RAINBOW WORLDS:What makes a rainbow appear in the sky? Learn all about color and the properties of rainbows in this exciting and colorful camp.

June 26-30
9am-12pm: JR. ENGINEER:Do you love building, tinkering, and creating? Become an engineer for the week as you build bridges, skyscrapers, racetracks, and more!
1pm-4pm:DINO RUMBLE: Explore the ancient world of dinosaurs as you study real fossils, get messy with a dino dig and meet the museum’s dinosaur descendants.

July 17-21
9am-12pm: BLAST OFF!: Train to become an outer-space explorer! Build and launch a rocket fueled by soda pop and get messy with galaxy inspired space slime!
1pm-4pm:UNDER THE SEA: Dive into the deepest oceans to explore all the mysteries of the sea. Discover the colorful fish and plants that call the ocean home!

July 31-Aug. 4
9am-12pm: JUNGLE FEVER: Get ready for a wild time as we travel through the jungle and learn all about ecosystems and the animals that work together to make their homes.
1pm-4pm: BUGS WORLD: Join us for a creepy, crawly adventure as we learn all about insects and arachnids. Meet our live bugs and create artworks inspired by the bug world!

Grades 1-2

June 12-16
MAD SCIENTIST: Let your mad scientist out as you make objects disappear, use explosions to create art and perfect your evil laugh as you make bubbling potions!

June 19-23
JR. DETECTIVE :Put your sleuth skills to the test as you examine the evidence and solve the crime! Use fingerprints, observational skills, and more to identify the culprit!

June 26-30
ENGINEER IT: Become an engineer as you compete in engineering challenges inspired by nature. Meet some animals who inspire engineers across the world and drive an aquatic robot!

July 10-14
SUPERHERO SCIENCE: Explore the science behind your favorite superheroes with thrilling hands-on experiments. Create your own superhero comic to share with your friends.

July 17-21
SPACE ACADEMY: Train to be an astronaut at the IMAS space academy! Explore gravity, discover our amazing solar system, launch your own rocket and more!

July 24-28
POKEWORLDZ: Explore the fanciful world of Pokémon as we discover the science behind the most popular characters. Create your own comic, discover the electrifying power of pikachu and more!

July 31-Aug. 4
EXPEDITION TO THE UNKNOWN: Join IMAS on an expedition as we explore places unknown and untraveled. Discover the amazing animals found around the world, build your own expedition rover and more!

MY 5 SENSES: Sight, smell, taste, touch and sound. How important are our five senses? Learn more about our senses and how they help us every day as we put your senses to the test!

Grades 3-5

June 12-16
BOOM, FIZZ, POP, SCIENCE: Become a chemist during this slimy, explosive week of camp. Discover the chemical reactions happening all around us, and even use chemical reactions to inflate a balloon!

June 19-23
CSI EXTRAVAGANZA: Hone your observational skills and learn all about forensics as you solve a mystery at the museum. Collect evidence as you learn about fingerprint, hair, and fiber analysis.

June 26-30
VIDEO GAME TECH: Design your own blocky world with any terrain you can imagine. Build waterfalls and secret mountain passages as you learn about computer coding.

July 10-14
SUPERHERO POWER: How can Superman lift 5x his weight? How can Spiderman’s web be strong enough to lift him? Explore the science behind superhero feats during this thrilling week of camp!

July 17-21
JOURNEY TO SPACE: Join us on an adventure through the solar system! Blast into space as we build and launch rockets. Explore the planets, discover the stars, travel outside of the milky way and more!

July 24-28
POKÉMON SCIENCE: Learn the science behind your favorite Pokémon characters as we explore their different types and powers. Learn about the process of making a cartoon as you create a storyboard.

July 31-Aug. 4
KEEPIN’ IT GREEN: Become an earth scientist for the week as we explore the many ways we can help conserve our planet! Test water, learn about the impacts of pollution, and build an aquatic robot.

August 7-11
HUMAN BODY: Take a virtual tour through the human body and discover the systems that keep us alive. Learn all about the tiny super cells inside us which protect us, self-heal, and change as we grow.

Grades 6-8

June 19-23
ANIMAL FORENSICS: Discover the new field of animal forensics and learn how specialists collect data, use chemical techniques, and species identification to solve wildlife crimes. Put your skills to the test during a mock crime scene investigation.

July 10-14
FACT OR FICTION?: Become a mythbuster as you explore the true science behind superheroes, magic tricks, and popular YouTube sensations. Put each feat to the test with hands-on experiments, demonstrations, and more! Can you tell fact from fiction?

July 24-28
COMIC BOOK ARTIST: Delve into the wonders of animation. We will explore cartooning, comics and anime with fun and immersive fine art projects. Learn about careers in the field of animation and how some of your favorite films are created.

August 7-11
AMAZING ANATOMY: Discover what you’re made of as we explore human anatomy and see just how amazing the human body is. Explore the mechanics of body motion and organ systems with dissections, demonstrations, and experiments!

$5 Jewelry & Accessories Fundraiser at DHR @ Edinburg Conference Center at Renaissance
Jun 28 – Jun 30 all-day
$5 Jewelry & Accessories Fundraiser at DHR @ Edinburg Conference Center at Renaissance | Edinburg | Texas | United States

Jewelry & more on sale to benefit the Renaissance Cancer Foundation. Wednesday-Thursday 7am-7pm, Friday 7am-4pm.

Bring your family, tell your friends, invite your co-workers and come out to this wonderful fundraising event that is open to the public!!! The $5 Jewelry and Accessories Sale will feature a huge offering of fashion jewelry such as rings, earrings, necklace sets, chains, bracelets, etc. There will also be many other items including dresses, leggings, handbags, watches, scarves, sunglasses, reading glasses, etc. All items will be $5 each!!!

June 28th & 29th from 7am-7pm
June 30th from 7am-4pm

NEW LOCATION: The event will be held at the Edinburg Conference Center at Renaissance located at 118 Paseo Del Prado, Edinburg, TX. It is right down the street from our Main Hospital located on McColl Rd.

Proceeds to benefit our Renaissance Cancer Foundation.

For additional information, please contact Cristie Esparza at (956) 362-3203.

IMAS Summer Robotics Workshops @ International Museum of Art & Science
Jun 29 all-day
IMAS Summer Robotics Workshops @ International Museum of Art & Science | McAllen | Texas | United States

IMAS is offering classes for ages 4 and up as well as ages 9 and up during the summer. $2 members, $9 for non-members.

IMAS Summer Robotics Workshops offer learners of all ages the opportunity to explore the world of robotics with hands-on learning experiences.

Junior Robotics: Ages 4 and up
2:00pm – 3:30pm
June 29, July 8 and August 12
Explore the foundations of robotics and engineering design as we drive real robots on a course and explore the basic principles of programming.

Robotic Tech: Ages 9 and up
2:00pm – 3:30 pm
June 17 and July 29
Learn about water pollution and the importance of conservation as we build and drive an underwater ROV robot!

$2 Members, $9 Non-Members
*Includes price of General Admission.
Space is limited. Please RSVP today by calling us at (956) 681-2800.

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