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 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

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 Session 4 Begins

For kids who love "doing" science! Learn More

Spectacular Science Winter Camp

Spectacular Science Winter Camp Explore a different topic and new projects each day, play some fun games, and meet new friends. Learn More

Afterschool Adventures: Doing Science

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