Special Programs & Events


Kids Night Out – Let it Snow!

Register now for this popular Kids Night Out – “Let it Snow!” program on Saturday, December 15th.  Participants will enjoy dinner and winter-themed science activities including:

  • Make a keepsake crystal ornament
  • Snowflake Symmetry and more!
Pizza, fruit, drinks, and dessert will be served in the Garage while making new friends.



Noon Year’s Eve!

Monday, December 31
10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Don’t miss this annual party and rockin’ good time to ring in the New Year with the kids! This is an open Lab, party style gathering. Wear your best dress if you prefer and get ready to countdown. The countdown begins right before 12:00 pm! Space is limited. First come, first serve. Cider and refreshments served.

This program is included with General Admission.

Winter Break Camps!

Celebrations are over, out-of-town guests may have left, and it’s too cold outside! Spend your free time with us!We have three amazing days planned! These single day camps are fun, creative, unique STEM camps that will end your child’s winter break on a high note!
  • DIY Day! – Jan 2
  • A Day of Coding – Jan 3
  • A Day at Hogwarts – Jan 4
These camps have been designed specifically for children currently in grades 1-4.



Latina SciGirls

Latina SciGirls is an 8-week series of STEM-focused classes offered specifically for Latina girls in grades 3-6 in partnership with PBS SciGirls.

Contact us at latinascigirls@childsci.org for more information or future sessions.

Latina SciGirls es una serie interactiva de 8 semanas de clases enfocadas de Ciencias, Tecnología, Ingeniería y Matemáticas (STEM) específicamente para niñas latinas en los grados de 3-6 en asociación con PBS SciGirl.
No fee is incurred by participants. 

Los participantes no pagan.

Our distinguished mentors serving the Latina SciGirls program include:

Nuestros mentores distinguidos que sirven el programa Latina SciGirls incluyen:

Margaret Dominguez
Optical Engineer, NASA Goddard
Ingeniera óptica, NASA Goddard


Alicia Santiago
Developmental Neurobiologist and Latino Outreach Specialist, Twin Cities Public Television
desarrollo neurobiólogo y Alcance Latino Especialista, Twin Cities Public Television