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.

Registration for Spring Classes is Now Open! Click here for Spring Offerings.

To register, please call Central Reservations at 212-769-5200.

For more information, please contact adventures@amnh.org

To receive updates on new programs and registration dates, please send a blank email to ais-join@lists.amnh.org

PLEASE NOTE: Middle School Institutes has separated from Adventures in Science, and is its own program. For questions about those programs, please email institutes@amnh.org. For programs for students grades 6 - 8 please click Middle School Institutes.

For a calendar of Fall workshops please click here

Fall Programs

Pre-K Grades K & 1 Grades 2 & 3 Grades 4 & 5

For a calendar of Spring Offerings please click here

 

Spring Programs

Pre-K                             Grades K & 1
Grades 2 & 3 Grades 4 & 5
 


CREDITS

The Museum's Youth Initiatives are generously supported by the leadership contribution of

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OUR UPCOMING WORKSHOPS, CAMPS, AND INSTITUTES INCLUDE...

Upcoming Offerings

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AstroDiscoveries: The Solar System (Pre-K)

January 22, 2017 - February 8, 2017

Earth may be our home, but it is just one part of our solar system. Discover the differences between the rocky and gaseous planets that orbit the Sun as you take a trip through space to learn about our nearest neighbors.

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BioAdventures: What About Whales (Grades 2 and 3)

March 11, 2017

Whales are a diverse group of marine mammals with features that continue to surprise scientists! Explore the extraordinary adaptations whales have developed and why they are so important to the ocean ecosystems where they live.

Past Offerings

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AstroDiscoveries: All About Stars (Grades K and 1)

September 18, 2016 - October 2, 2016

Twinkling in the night sky, stars have fascinated people throughout history. Explore nearby constellations and the edges of the Milky Way as you learn about red stars, blue stars, and more.

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GeoExplorers: Earth’s Destructive Power (Grades 4 and 5)

July 18, 2016 - July 22, 2016

Earthquakes, volcanoes, and more––watch out! Have you ever wondered what causes natural disasters? Learn about the forces of nature and how people around the world continuously cope with their dangers and aftermath.

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BioDiscoveries: Bountiful Bugs (Grades K and 1)

December 6, 2015 - December 20, 2015

The world of insects is teeming with diversity, whether the animals are crawling in the dirt or flying through the sky. Learn about how insects move and eat as you experience the similarities that pull them together and the differences that make each unique.

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BioDiscoveries: Bountiful Bugs (Pre-K)

December 1, 2015 - December 20, 2015

The world of insects is teeming with diversity, whether the animals are crawling in the dirt or flying through the sky. Learn about how insects move and eat as you experience the similarities that pull them together and the differences that make each unique.

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GeoDiscoveries: Rocks, Minerals, and More (Pre-K)

November 1, 2015 - November 24, 2015

Unexpectedly beautiful, rocks are much more than the jagged stones under our feet. Discover different types of rock, examine the intricate structures of minerals under a microscope, and learn how to see the world through the eyes of a geologist.