Programs for Children

Indoors and out, the Montshire offers engaging programs for children, youth, and families.

Want to try your hand at a Lab-Coat Investigation? Or, connect great children's literature and hands-on science activities? Looking for a program for your preschooler? Montshire's staff designs age-appropriate programs that encourage kids to actively discover concepts for themselves. Our family programs allow adults and children to learn together.

Young Scientist Program (Session 5 – afternoon program begins)

Young Scientist Program (Session 5 – afternoon program begins) A weekly program designed to ignite and foster young children’s curiosity about the physical and natural world. Late Spring session: April 20–May 11. Learn More

Books and Beyond: Science for Preschoolers

Books and Beyond: Science for Preschoolers This program combines children’s literature and hands-on activities for fun science learning and exploration. Learn More

Young Scientist Program (Session 1 – morning program begins)

Young Scientist Program (Session 1 – morning program begins) A weekly program designed to ignite and foster young children’s curiosity about the physical and natural world. Fall session: September 9–October 21 Learn More

Young Scientist Program (Session 1 – afternoon program begins)

Young Scientist Program (Session 1 – afternoon program begins) A weekly program designed to ignite and foster young children’s curiosity about the physical and natural world. Fall session: Wednesdays, September 9–October 21 Learn More

Young Scientist Program (Session 3 – morning program begins)

Young Scientist Program (Session 3 – morning program begins) A weekly program designed to ignite and foster young children’s curiosity about the physical and natural world. Winter session: Wednesdays, January 6-February 10. Learn More

Young Scientist Program (Session 3 – afternoon program begins)

Young Scientist Program (Session 3 – afternoon program begins) A weekly program designed to ignite and foster young children’s curiosity about the physical and natural world. Winter session: Wednesdays, January 6–February 10. Learn More

Young Scientist Program (Session 4 – morning program begins)

Young Scientist Program (Session 4 – morning program begins) A weekly program designed to ignite and foster young children’s curiosity about the physical and natural world. Early Spring session: Wednesdays, February 24 - April 6 Learn More

Young Scientist Program (Session 5 – morning program begins)

Young Scientist Program (Session 5 – morning program begins) A weekly program designed to ignite and foster young children’s curiosity about the physical and natural world. Late Spring session: Wednesdays, April 20 - May 11. Learn More

Montshire FIRST® LEGO® League Team (first meeting)

Children ages 9–14 (grades 4-8) are invited to join Montshire's FIRST® LEGO® League (FLL) team! Learn More

Friday Nights for Teen Tinkerers

Friday Nights for Teen Tinkerers The tinkering studio is open for youth in grades 6 through 9 Learn More

Afterschool Adventures: Doing Science begins

A three-part series for kids who love "doing" science! Learn More

Afterschool Adventures: Inventors Afterschool begins

This three-part series is perfect for children who enjoy building, tinkering, and figuring out how things work. Learn More