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Family Rocket Engineering

Saturday, Feb. 28

10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Program fee: $40 per two-person team

MOSI member: $30 per two-person team

Take to the family on a high-flying adventure by building chemically-powered rockets from scratch. Design, build and launch your way to a perfect MOSI day. 


Star Wars Inspired Jedi Academy Family Camp-In

Saturday, March 28 at 6 p.m. and ends Sunday, March 29 at 10 a.m.

Program fee: $105 per parent-child team; $60 per additional child

MOSI member: $79 per parent-child team; $45 per additional child


Celebrate the Star Wars saga by enrolling your family in MOSI’s Jedi Academy for an evening of excitement and out-of-this-world fun! Build your light saber and train in the art of dueling with a Jedi Master/stunt coordinator. Test your fighter piloting skills in space battles, build droids out of candy and use the force to scale to new heights. Learn about travelling to other planets and the science behind Star Wars technologies and aliens. Enjoy a Star Wars-inspired dinner in preparation for a night that will be more fun than a barrel of Ewoks. Dinner and breakfast included. Preregistration is required.


After School Programs 2014 - 2015

After School Program Affordable USF Temple Terrace Area Science Fun Learning GamesDo you work at Moffit, USF or near the Temple Terrace area and are looking for after school care? Now your kids can spend the after school hours in an exciting hands-on program at MOSI. It's a great place that lets them explore science, show off their creative side, play games and make new friends all in the safe and stimulating environment of the MOSI After School Program.

  • Hours: 2 p.m. - 6 p.m. Extended hours on early release days

  • Location: MOSI Center for Learning (Pick up child at MOSI)

  • Ages: Kindergarten through 5th grade (ages 5 and up)

  • Program Fee: $60 per week, unless otherwise noted

  • Registration Date: Preregistration with payment is required the Friday prior to program date

  • School Holidays: Optional, full-day programs are available on most school holidays from a $10 daily fee


Daily Program Features:

  • Students escorted by MOSI staff from Pizzo Elementary, USF/Patel School and MOSI Partnership Schools in Tampa

  • Homework assistance

  • Organized recreational games and outdoor play

  • Interactive science, technology and art activities

  • Guided access to MOSI exhibits

  • Fun, knowledgeable and caring staff

  • Snack provided

Payment and Registration:
Fees - A nonrefundable registration fee of $60 per child is required at the time of registration. The $60 weekly fee is due in advance and must be received prior to the week of care. Late payments may result in dismissal from the program.

A late pick-up fee of $5 is assessed per child for every 15 minutes (or any part thereof) if a child is not picked up by 6 p.m. A fee of $25 is assessed for each returned check.

The MOSI After School Program participates in the School Readiness Program, Federal Employee Education Assistance Fund and Vocational Rehabilitation Program.

Payments can be made by check, cash or credit card at the MOSI Box Office. All major credit cards are accepted. The MOSI Box Office is open seven days a week, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Automatic monthly deduction is available to credit card users who pay on a monthly basis.


Click here to download the 2014 - 2015 MOSI After School Program brochure.


Click here to download the 2014 - 2015 MOSI After School Program Application.


Click here to download the 2014 - 2015 After School Program payment Schedule.




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