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Virtual Events

The Lab is open for STEM fun and learning from a safe distance on weekends. We understand that not everyone is comfortable with in-person experiences. Our expert STEM Educators have mastered virtual field trips, camps, birthday parties, member only events and animal encounters!

Check out the list of our virtual programs and fall in love with STEM with us!

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Virtual Spring Break Camps

Each day of virtual camp will consist of three hours of a structured Zoom session with fun science games, hands-on activities and an exciting science demonstration, animal encounter, or behind-the-scenes at the Lab experience led by our expert STEM educators.

Designed for children in Grades 2-6.

March 29 - April 2

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Makerspace Wednesdays

Virtual afterschool club with hands-on activities, challenges, and support from our expert STEM Educators. Join for one week or as many as you'd like!

$15 per screen; family members welcome but not required.

Recommended for children in grades 1st - 5th.

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Virtual Birthday Parties

Virtual birthday parties come with a selection of demonstrations to choose from, two STEM party hosts and a birthday kit for the guest of honor which can be picked up curbside. Kit includes the activity supplies, Child Sci T-shirt and 1 free admission to the Lab. A list of supplies is included with the invitation link, so friends can follow along from a safe distance. These one hour sessions are structured to include singing Happy Birthday and offered on weekends at 1pm or 3 pm.

Cost: $125 Classic Birthday Party

$175 for Birthday Party Animal (includes animal encounter)

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Virtual Field Trips

Children’s Science Center field trips, animal encounters, and assemblies are now virtual! Contact to check availability.

Over the summer of 2020, the Children’s Science Center provided hundreds of students LIVE, STEM based virtual field trips, animal encounters, and assemblies. Our 45-minute virtual programs continue this school year allowing students to explore STEM concepts through interactive, fun, and engaging activities led by our STEM Educators. These virtual programs are designed for Pre-K to 6th grade students and are offered Monday through Friday, between 10:00 am and 2:00 pm. For more information or to inquire about booking your field trip, please email us.

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Virtual Animal Encounters

Want to mix up those office zoom calls? Add something unique to your youth group? Our animal ambassador program is now being offered virtually! Your group will enjoy:

  • 45 minute close-up and personal virtual experience with two STEM Educators and two animals

  • Your choice of animals -- reptiles, amphibians and insects

  • Introduction of animals with Q&A session

$175 for Animal Encounter Program. To inquire or schedule an animal encounter, please email us.

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Escape The Lab

Although the Lab is closed, our team is there every day to check on animals and deliver virtual programs. Some of our staff were locked in and can’t find the keys! Help our staff Escape the Lab by working together to decipher clues and cyphers hidden throughout the Children’s Science Center Lab. Use your knowledge of science to complete chemical reactions and experiments to find the key to escape!

This program is designed for small groups like friends, families, youth groups, etc. and up to 15 screens. $175 

Perfect for Virtual Corporate team building and/or Happy Hours up to 20 screens.

Timing is flexible.