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Starting August 19

The Museum of Discovery and Science will offer a School Day Camp to Support Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) Distance Learners in Kindergarten through Grade 5.

MODS PODS offers a safe, clean learning environment that follows the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines and recommendations.

  • Reduced and closed groups for physical distancing (9 learners per 1 educator), socially-distanced tables, touchless entry with daily temperature check and sign-in process, mask mandates and sanitization procedures.
  • Learners will enjoy fun social, physical and educational activities, including recess in the science park and a healthy snack.
  • After Care Enrichment includes homework assistance, science experiments, art and making activities, long-term projects to enrich virtual curricula, IMAX movies, Museum time and more.

SCHEDULE*

7:30 – 8:00 a.m.                      Check In
8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.              Virtual Learning with Snack and Lunch Breaks
2:00 – 6:00 p.m.                      After Care Enrichment

PODS Include

  • Reduced and closed-groups for physical distancing (9 learners per one (1) educator)
  • There are 6 separate learning spaces with 9 learners in each grade POD for a total of 54 learners onsite at MODS.
  • Touchless entry including a daily temperature check and sign-in process.
  • Learners will have their own social distanced work desk ready with Wi-Fi connectivity.
  • Proper hand washing technique review and frequent reminders.
  • Designated learner restrooms and water fountain (for water bottle refills only).
  • All learning spaces, supplies, tables, chairs, etc. will undergo frequent sanitation throughout the day.
  • Museum educators in masks or face shields.
  • Adherence to all local, state and national health and safety laws, rules and guidelines.
  • To view our safety guidelines and procedures, please click here.

Educator’s Role

  • POD monitoring, facilitation and basic IT support
  • MODS enrichment programs
  • Homework assistance

Learner Requirements

  • Must wear a mask each day.
  • Bring Your Own Device (BYOD), headsets, chargers, etc.
  • Bring basic supplies not to be shared with other learners. Learners will need to bring all school supplies as outlined by their teacher’s materials list for each applicable classes and subjects. They also should have basic supplies such as pencils, paper and any necessary textbooks.
  • Bring non-refrigerated lunch from home, or boxed lunches can be purchased in advance. Please inquire with a guest experience representative.

COST**
Members:
$215 per child per week
Non-Members: $225 per child per week
After Learning Enrichment (2:00-6:00 p.m.): $100 per week per child
Multi-Child Discounts: $15 savings per child per week

**Pre-registration required for a guaranteed spot. First-come, first-served.
MODS PODS cannot be prorated. Caregiver must guarantee enrollment
in MODS PODS until in-person school resumes.

Scholarships available for learners in Kindergarten through Grade 3.
Please inquire. For questions, please email booking@mods.net.

*Schedule includes all BCPS days offs, teacher work days and select school
holidays.

There is an inherent risk to COVID-19 exposure in any public location where learners are present. By visiting the Museum, you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19. This virus can lead to severe illness and death.

ATTENTION MODS MEMBERS & GUESTS

Thank you for your interest in MODS! The AutoNation IMAX Theater is currently open for Hollywood releases. To purchase tickets and for showtimes, please click here.

The Museum’s daily visiting hours are temporarily suspended. We are now offering virtual and offsite programming, which allows us to continue connecting people around the globe to inspiring science - whether at home or in virtual classrooms. We look forward to reopening our doors when case numbers are down, visitor and staff safety can be ensured, and when a viable vaccine becomes available, shoring up public health. Please take advantage of our online experiences.

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Thank you for your understanding, trust and support during these exceptional times.