Children and Family Workshops
Fall After School Explorers Club
Step out of the classroom and into fun with these investigative, hands-on workshops for students in grades 1-5
Origami Mobile
Thursday, October 8
Become part of the museum’s current art exhibit, Above the Fold, by building an origami mobile that will be displayed in the museum. 
Registration Deadline: Tuesday, October 6
Spooky Science
Thursday, October 22
Get ready for Halloween in this fun lab about all things spooky, creepy and weird.
Registration Deadline: Tuesday, October 20
Candy Chemistry
Thursday, November 5
Learn all about the science of making and eating candy in this yummy workshop!
Registration Deadline: Tuesday, November 3
Snap Circuit © Spin Art
Thursday, December 3
Explore the basics of Snap Circuits © and make your own spin art.
Registration Deadline: Tuesday, December 1
Space Colony
Thursday, December 17
Discover what it takes to live in space while building a space colony out of recycled materials.  
Registration Deadline: Tuesday, December 15

Workshops include hands-on science experiments and challenging activities.
Thursdays 3:45 – 5:30 pm
Grades 1 – 5th
$20 per session; just $15 for members
$75 for all six sessions or $60 for members
Pre-registration with payment is required
To register call 304-561-3570! 

Chanoyu: A Tea Gathering
Saturday, Nov. 14,  11 am – noon
$5 per person for members, $8 for non-members
Recommended for families (ages 6+)
Pre-registration suggested, call 304-561-3570
Experience a traditional Japanese tea ceremony and fold a cup to partake in a ceremonial sip.


Family Gingerbread Workshop
Saturday, Dec. 12, 10am – noon
$55 members/family of 4, $65 non-members/family of 4
Reserve your family’s spot now for this annual holiday favorite!  Each family will receive a gingerbread house and base, lots of candy, icing and frosting – you provide the imagination!
Space is limited, Pre-registration with payment is required
Additional fees may apply for groups larger than four

Family Winter Break Workshops
Start the winter off by expanding your brain with workshops for the whole family!

Monday, December 28 | 1 or 3pm
Frozen Science
Learn about the wondrous world of snow and ice and collaborate to create a unique ice cream treat!
$5 per person, Pre-registration suggested
Tuesday, December 29 | 1 or 3pm
Magnetic Polymer Exploration
Explore super strong magnets and gooey polymers and mix up your own magnetic polymer to take home.
$5 per person, Pre-registration suggested
Wednesday, December 30 | 1 or 3pm
Team Builders
Work as a team to design and construct a weight-bearing structure using unconventional building materials.  Will your team’s structure hold the most weight?
$5 per person, Pre-registration suggested



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