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.
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PLEASE NOTE: Middle School Institutes has separated from Adventures in Science, and is its own program. For questions about their programs, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. For programs for students grades 6 - 8 please click Middle School Institutes.
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Pre-K (Ages 3 and 4) **Plus Adult**
Grades K and 1 **Plus Adult**
Grades 2 and 3
Grades 2 and 3
Grades 4 and 5
The Museum's Youth Initiatives are generously supported by the leadership contribution of
We see living things all around us: in our homes, on our streets, and in the trees of our parks. But do you ever wonder what lurks just below the surface of, say, a murky pond? Explore a world hidden just out of sight, and marvel at the wonderful diversity of unfamiliar creatures living right under our noses.
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.
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)
July 6, 2015 - July 31, 2015
Earthquakes, volcanoes, and more—watch out! Have you ever wondered what causes these natural disasters? Explore our special exhibition as we learn about the forces of nature, and how people around the world cope with their destructive power.
February 26, 2015 - March 12, 2015
Earth may be our home, but it is just one part of our solar system. Learn about the other planets that orbit the Sun, along with the moons, asteroids, and dwarf planets that are our closest neighbors.
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 7, 2015 - April 2, 2015
Experience the splendor of live butterflies in an indoor tropical rainforest! In this workshop, you will observe these fascinating insects up close and investigate how they migrate, transform, trick hungry predators, and sometimes even travel across the globe.
November 5, 2014 - November 19, 2014
Billions of twinkling lights greet us every night. People throughout history examined those lights and told stories about the patterns and shapes they saw within them. Join us to meet the animals, heroes, and legends of our ancestors still preserved in the sky, and visit those same celestial bodies up close. You may even discover your own story written across the sky.
Three Wednesdays, 4:30 - 6:00 PM: November 5th, 12th and 19th
September 17, 2014 - November 2, 2014
Explore the diverse world of these fascinating eight-legged animals.