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San Francisco, CA 94118

President Day Week 2017

Week of February 20-24, 2017

Life After the Big Bang - Microbiology
Grades 6-9

 with Kristin Keck, Ph.D.

Over 13 billion years ago, the universe was created in a massive expansion that blew space up like a gigantic balloon. The first living creatures that were formed lived through thick and thin for billions of years, outliving the dinosaurs, and are still living with Bioengineering us today.We will find and observe these microorganisms under the microscope and will challenge their superpowers.We will expose them to extreme conditions such as cold and heat.We will feed, starve and cut them up.We will even give them coffee! As we unlock their secret to long life and enjoy their remarkable beauty, we will compare popular and scientific ideas of extraterrestrial life.

Led by Kristin Keck, Ph.D.. Kristin is a cell and a molecular biologist.She has most recently been a Postdoctoral Fellow in virology and immunology at the Gladstone Institutes at UC San Francisco.She has been involved with mentoring and science outreach for over ten years.She taught science in high school and college. Kristin graduated with a B.S. in Biology from Duke University with concentration in cell and molecular biology and a Ph.D. in Microbiology from the University of Virginia.

Week Fee: $475

***Camp for 3-5 grade TBD***

Camp hours are from 9am to 4pm. Extended care: 8-9am and 4-6pm.

All camps will be held at our main studios - 3rd Ave. and Balboa St.

Sign up for two sessions (same child or sibling) and get $20 off each session fee.

    Extended Care: 8-9am/4-6pm. Billed in one hour increments.
    - Advanced payments for Extended Care are $10.00 per hour.
    - Ad Hoc during the week of camp are billed at $15.00 per hour.

    ** Sorry, lunch is offered only during our Summer Camps **

    Any changes to previously confirmed sessions shall be assessed a $30 fee.

    Transfer subject to availability.

    Cancellation Policy:
    - Before December 1st- a credit for 50% of the price paid. Credit is good towards any Celsius and Beyond program (camps, birthday parties and workshops) for a year after date of initial registration.
    - After December 1st. A credit for 25% of the price paid.

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