The Adventures in Science (AiS) program introduces children from Pre-K to Grade 5 to a wide variety of scientific disciplines through thought-provoking, hands-on investigations and interactive tours of Museum exhibits. The three-day workshops and week-long day camps are listed below.
To register, please call Central Reservations at 212-769-5200.
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PLEASE NOTE: Middle School Institutes has separated from Adventures in Science, and is its own program. For questions about those programs, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. For programs for students grades 6 - 8 please click Middle School Institutes.
|SUMMER 2015 PROGRAMS|
Grades 2 and 3
Grades 4 and 5
The Museum's Youth Initiatives are generously supported by the leadership contribution of
October 21, 2015 - November 4, 2015
Long before humans first appeared, dinosaurs roamed the planet. Explore various species, both big and small, that lived millions of years ago, and learn about the fateful event that killed off most (but not all!) of the dinosaurs.
July 6, 2015 - July 10, 2015
What makes one species go extinct while another thrives? Explore the clues left behind by prehistoric hominids and investigate how their early adaptations affected their survival. Together we’ll decipher the differences between our species and our less-fortunate extinct relatives.
April 19, 2015 - May 3, 2015
From long-lost cities to hidden temples, unearth the past as you learn the techniques and tools used by scientists to excavate sites and analyze the objects left by past cultures. Explore the Museum’s halls as you search for cultural treasures and learn what it would have been like to live in the past.
Grades 2 and 3
April 19, 26, and May 3
$125 ($115 Members)
April 6, 2015 - April 10, 2015
How do scientists gather information about planets and moons millions of miles away? Learn the answer while flying through a digital simulation of the universe, building and using telescopes, and investigating nearby moons, planets, and stars.
February 16, 2015 - February 20, 2015
Experience the splendor of live butterflies in an indoor tropical rainforest! In this camp, you will observe these fascinating insects up close and see the world through the eyes of a butterfly.
January 5, 2015 - January 19, 2015
With rovers on Mars, satellites orbiting Saturn, and a probe heading for Pluto, robots are on the frontlines of deep space exploration. Experience the fun of building and operating your own robots while learning about our solar system and beyond.