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Young Scientists

Ages 3-5

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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 or Saturdays from 9–10 a.m. or 11 a.m.–noon 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 7: 
Crazy Critters 

04/13-05/4 (Bilingual Spanish & English) 
Thursdays 9 a.m
Thursdays 11 a.m. SOLD OUT

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

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 9 a.m 
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

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