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, one-day workshops, and week-long day camps are listed below.

Spring 2018 Programs are now online. Registration opens at 9:00 AM on Tuesday, October 10th.

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 sign up for our Family Programs Newsletter.

For a calendar of spring offerings, please click here:

To add your name to a wait list, call Central Reservations at 212-769-5200.


Fall Programs

Pre-K (Ages 3 and 4) - Sunday and Wednesday Workshops Grades K and 1 - Sunday Workshops
 
**Please note: These workshops are designed for a one-on-one caregiver and child interaction. If multiple children are registered to attend a workshop(e.g., twins, other siblings, cousins), there must be one adult for each child. Children who are not registered for the program may not attend.

Grades 2 and 3 Saturday Workshops Grades 4 and 5 Saturday Workshops

 Spring Programs

Pre-K (Ages 3 and 4) -
Sunday and Tuesday Workshops
Grades K and 1 - Sunday Workshops
 

**Please note: These workshops are designed for a one-on-one caregiver and child interaction. If multiple children are registered to attend a workshop(e.g., twins, other siblings, cousins), there must be one adult for each child. Children who are not registered for the program may not attend.

 

Grades 2 and 3 Saturday Workshops Grades 4 and 5 Saturday Workshops

School Break Science Selections 

Adventures: Science Selections (Grades 2 and 3) - February School Break Explorers: Science Selections (Grades 4 and 5) - February School Break
Adventures: Science Selections (Grades 2 and 3) - April School Break Explorers: Science Selections (Grades 4 and 5) - April School Break

 

 


CREDITS

The Museum's Youth Initiatives are generously supported by the leadership contribution of the New York Life Foundation.

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Additional support is provided by The Peter and Carmen Lucia Buck Foundation.

This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.

 

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

Past Offerings

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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.

Excavations at the Panuco and Tuxpan Regions

ArchaeoExplorers: Unearth the Past (Grades 2 and 3)

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

Three Sundays

April 19, 26, and May 3

3:30–5 pm

$125 ($115 Members) 

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AstroAdventures: A Trip to Space (Grades 4 & 5)

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.

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Butterflies: Colors in Motion (Grades 2 and 3)

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.

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Robots in Space

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.