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Celebrating the first lunar steps!

Apollo 11 50th Anniversary

  • Participate in hands-on science activities
  • Learn about the technology used to send a person to the Moon
  • Speak to an astronaut about life in space
  • Discover the history behind the Apollo program
  • Watch footage of Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin taking their first lunar steps
  • AND MORE!

Remember:

Stop by the “photo booth” to take a picture as one of the mathematicians/human computers whose calculations were critical to the success of NASA’s missions.

Pick up space-inspired treats from Morano Gelato and Blue Sparrow Kitchen.

Donor-level members (Supporting, Contributing, Patron, and River Society members) can relax and enjoy cookies and lemonade at the Donors’ Docking Station in the second floor conference room from 11am–2pm.

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From meteorites to moon maps, astronomers to astronaut ice cream, it will be a day full of exciting science experiences as we celebrate one of the greatest accomplishments in space exploration!

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Program(s) starting 04/15/2019

Apr
15
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Creative Engineering Camp: Toys and Mechanics for grades 1-2 

9:00 AM

For the curious campers who like to take things apart and put them together, we will open up our toolbox and explore the world of mechanical toys and other devices. Use your new…

Audience: Children, Creative Engineering April Break Camp

Cost: $70/day (special discount for multiple day sign-ups) (members), $80/day (special discount for multiple day sign-ups) (non-members)

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Apr
16
Program

Creative Engineering Camp: Toys and Mechanics for Grades 3-5 

9:00 AM

When it comes to mechanics, it’s what’s on the inside that counts! Join us as we engineer with a bit of whimsy and creativity, and make use of real tools – including a…

Audience: Children, Creative Engineering April Break Camp

Cost: $70/day (special discount for multiple day sign-ups) (members), $80/day (special discount for multiple day sign-ups) (non-members)

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Apr
17
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Creative Engineering Camp: Structures for Grades 1-3 

9:00 AM

Campers will build high and wide with a variety of materials and engineering challenges. Test the limits of different materials and create architectural and engineering wonders.

Audience: Children, Creative Engineering April Break Camp

Cost: $70/day (special discount for multiple day sign-ups) (members), $80/day (special discount for multiple day sign-ups) (non-members)

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Apr
18
Program

Creative Engineering Camp: Cardboard Creations for Grades 3-5 

9:00 AM

From model cities to pinball machines, at Montshire we love to build with cardboard. Learn the many design uses of cardboard, unlock the secrets of 3D construction, and use real…

Audience: Children, Creative Engineering April Break Camp

Cost: $70/day (special discount for multiple day sign-ups) (members), $80/day (special discount for multiple day sign-ups) (non-members)

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Apr
18
Program

Film Screening of "Albatross"

6:00 PM

Audience: Families, Adults, Preteens and Teens

Cost: Free

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Apr
19
Program

Creative Engineering Camp: Cardboard Creations for Grades 1-2 

9:00 AM

The Montshire loves to build with cardboard! Explore this versatile and marvelous material as we prototype, build, and design our own games and creations.

Audience: Children, Creative Engineering April Break Camp

Cost: $70/day (special discount for multiple day sign-ups) (members), $80/day (special discount for multiple day sign-ups) (non-members)

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Apr
23
Program

Afterschool Adventures Begins (for K-2)

3:30 PM

A three-part afterschool program for kids who love to engage in science!

Audience: Children, Afterschool Adventures (for K-2)

Location: Classroom

Cost: $90 (members), $100 (non-members)

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Apr
29
Program

Homeschoolers’ Series: Aquatic Explorations (3 part series begins)

10:30 AM

The Montshire offers programs and special days for homeschoolers to explore science in unique and fun ways.

Audience: Children, Homeschoolers

Location: Classroom

Cost: $75 (members), $85 (non-members)

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Apr
29
Program

Homeschoolers’ Series: Aquatic Explorations (3 part series begins)

1:00 PM

The Montshire offers programs and special days for homeschoolers to explore science in unique and fun ways.

Audience: Children, Homeschoolers

Location: Classroom

Cost: $75 (members), $85 (non-members)

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