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Spring 2017 Academic Adventures available this year!  Registration will begin December 20

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The Health Museum, in partnership with the Duke University Talent Identification Program, proudly presents Academic Adventures in the Houston Museum District.  Open to fifth and sixth grade students who have participated in the Duke TIP 4th -6th  Grade Talent Search, these day long courses provide challenging, hands-on learning experiences that promote creativity and critical thinking while also allowing students to explore topics not typically covered in school. 

 Spring 2017 Courses


9:15am - check in  
9:50am - welcome session 
10:00am - classes start
4:00pm - classes conclude & closing session

Parents and students are welcome and encouraged to attend both welcome and closing sessions


$160 tuition per course covers the cost of all program material, supplies and lunch.  The $160 includes a $20 non-refundable registration fee.

Financial Aid

Beginning Fall 2016 Financial Aid is available on a first-come, first-serve basis to families who demonstrate need.  Financial aid is limited, and each student with need may only receive financial aid once during the academic year.  To apply for financial aid, submit your application with your family's most recent Federal Tax Return (1040).  

How to Apply

Registration is online only. Payment is due at the time of registration.

Upon registration, an acceptance packet will be sent electronically within 7 business days.  The packet must be completed and submitted by the deadline indicated.  All participants must show proof of health insurance. 

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations must be requested in writing to lmiles@thehealthmuseum.org ten (10) business days prior to the scheduled program date to ensure a refund (minus $20 registration fee).  After that time, cancellations will result in forfeiture of payment except in case of illness (with doctor's note on letterhead), death of an immediate family member, or inclement weather.  Refunds will take approximately 3 weeks to process.

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