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 22–May 13. 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

Flying Marshmallows!

Air is free, invisible, and ubiquitous but with some know-how we can make it do amazing things. 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 7-February 11. 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 7–February 11. 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 25 - April 8 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 22 - May 13. Learn More

Friday Nights for Teen Tinkerers

Friday Nights for Teen Tinkerers The tinkering studio is open! Come and spend a Friday evening away from your parents and younger siblings! Learn More

Kitchen Science

We are opening the Museum’s kitchen cupboards and pulling out a variety of sticky and slimy experiments! Learn More

Afterschool Adventures - Session 3 Begins

For kids who love "doing" science! Learn More

Afterschool Adventures Session 4 Begins

For kids who love "doing" science! Learn More

Inventors Afterschool Series Begins

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

Spectacular Science Winter Camp

Each day brings a different topic and new projects along with games, friends, and fun Learn More