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Science Museum of Virginia
Saturday, October 12 – Sunday, October 13, 2019; 6 pm – 9 am

Do you know a curious 3rd, 4th or 5th grade girl in Central Virginia who would like to learn more about the medical field? Sign her up for a sleepover at the Science Museum of Virginia!

Budding female doctors, scientists, surgeons and technicians ages 8-11 are invited to explore career paths in medicine at this special Camp-In featuring tons of activities. There will be hands-on workshops, a featured show in the Dome, Museum exhibits exploration and more! Girls will learn about the many ways medical technology has improved our daily lives and helped humans change the world.

This is a sleepover! Check in starts at 6 p.m. on Saturday, October 12. The activities start at 6:30. The event concludes Saturday, October 13, at 9 a.m. Specific details about food, sleeping materials and more will be provided when you register.

The Camp-In costs $15 per child and $15 per adult. One adult chaperone is required for every four girls. Pre-registration is required at Please note: this event usually sells out quickly. Girls in Medicine is generously supported by Bon Secours. 


This list of community events and opportunities is presented as a courtesy and in good faith for OHS families. Events and organizations listed are not affiliated with or endorsed by OHS in any official capacity and we encourage you to look into them to make sure they are the right fit for your family.