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

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 17–October 22 Learn More

Afterschool Science Adventures - Series Begins

For kids who love "doing" science! Learn More

Homeschoolers’ Series: Air (ages 6-8, series begins)

Join other homeschooled children (ages 6-8) in this three-part series focusing on air. Learn More

Homeschoolers’ Series: Air (ages 9-12, series begins)

Join other homeschooled children (ages 9-12) in this three-part series focusing on air. 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 17–October 22 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

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

Afterschool Adventures Program: Inventors’ Workshop (three-part series begins)

Afterschool Adventures Program: Inventors’ Workshop (three-part series begins) This three-part series is perfect for children who enjoy building, tinkering, and figuring out how things work. 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