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Young Scientists

Ages 3-5

Winter/Spring Registration Opens 12/1

Enjoy hands-on science with your young scientist. Each four-week session provides developmentally appropriate, informal learning experiences that support and enhance exploration, create excitement and facilitate scientific discoveries. The program is designed for children ages 3–5 years old with an accompanying adult. Participants must register for all four classes in each session. Our in-person sessions meet on Thursdays from 11am-12pm or Saturdays from 9am-10am or 11am-12pm and include access to the exhibit galleries after the program.

If you have any additional questions contact the Education Coordinator

Please view our policies here.

Pricing and Registration


  • Members $75 per session
  • Nonmembers $85 per session

Topics and Dates 

Session 4: The Human Body

Thursdays 11 a.m. One Spot Remains 

Saturdays 9 a.m. SOLD OUT
Saturdays 11 a.m. SOLD OUT

Investigate bones, digestion and other amazing systems of the human body to discover what makes your body tick!

Session 5: Engineering 

02/02-23 (Bilingual Spanish & English) 
Thursdays 11 a.m.

Saturdays 9 a.m.
Saturdays 11 a.m.

Get ready to design and create! Discover how to think like an engineer as we build on our understanding of structures, vehicles and buildings!

Session 6: Fantastic Physics 

03/02-23 (Bilingual Spanish & English) 
Thursdays 11 a.m.

Saturdays 9 a.m.
Saturdays 11 a.m.

Have fun with all the forces around you by exploring the push and pull of magnets and making mechanical toys to explore motion and energy. 

Session 7: 
Crazy Critters 

04/06-27 (Bilingual Spanish & English) 
Thursdays 11 a.m.

Saturdays 9 a.m.
Saturdays 11 a.m.

Grab your binoculars and safari hat-we're off to explore the wild! Discover fascinating facts about bugs, rocks and the great outdoors. 

Session 8: 
STEM Careers

05/11-06/1 (Bilingual Spanish & English) 
Thursdays 11 a.m.

Saturdays 9 a.m.
Saturdays 11 a.m.

Each week we will explore a new field of science! Participate in incredible hands-on experiments and investigate different careers in science. 

Has your Young Scientist graduated from the program and looking for more science fun?

For kids ages 6-10 can join our Junior Science Club

For kids ages 10-14 can join our Science Club