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Junior Camp Counselor Program (high school students ages 14 – 18)

Junior Camp Counselor Program 

The museum hosts "Science is Everywhere" camp during Winter, Spring, and Summer Break. During our day-long or week-long camps, Junior Camp Counselors help set up activities, engage campers, assist the teacher, and generally support an exciting, learning-filled experience for campers ages 4 – 12.

Junior Camp Counselors are expected to commit to two camps during the summer. Each camp is a week in length and a total of 40 hours. Applicants will be scheduled for an interview with the Volunteer Coordinator and the Education Director or Education Coordinator. Those offered a position must attend a "Science is Everywhere" orientation held in May.

To apply, please fill out and submit this application

In Partnership with the Atomic Heritage Foundation

The Atomic Heritage Foundation and the National Museum of Nuclear Science & History have forged a new partnership to preserve the history of the Manhattan Project and the Atomic Age. This significant agreement ensures the Atomic Heritage Foundation’s extensive collection of oral histories, interpretive vignettes, and articles about the Manhattan Project and its legacy will remain available to the public for the foreseeable future.

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Godzilla vs. Mothra - November 1

Enjoy the 1964 film, Godzilla vs. Mothra, in an outdoor screening at the National Museum of Nuclear Science & History on Friday, November 1. Doors open at 5 pm to enjoy local food trucks and brewery, Japanese Taiko drumming, and information on the history of Godzilla from a UNM film and digital arts lecturer. The movie will begin at dark in the nine-acre outdoor exhibit area, and museum admission applies.

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"Science is Everywhere" Winter Day Camps - December 23, 26, 27, 30 and January 2,3

The National Museum of Nuclear Science & History will host "Science is Everywhere" Winter Day Camp 2019 for children who Pre-K through 7th grade. Experience the wonders of science in one-day sessions, December 23, 26, 27, 30 and January 2,3. Sessions include "Prankenstein" "Rocket Science," "Robots are Everywhere" "Electrifying" and many more!

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