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 26–May 17. Learn More

Books and Beyond: Science for Preschoolers

Books and Beyond: Science for Preschoolers Discover an exciting new tale and the real science behind the story. 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 26 - May 17. Learn More

Afterschool Adventures Session 5 Begins

For kids who love "doing" science! Learn More

Spectacular Science April Break Camp

Spectacular Science April Break Camp Explore a different topic each day with engaging projects and fun games. Learn More

Afterschool Adventures (for K-2)

Afterschool Adventures (for K-2) A three-part series for kids who love "doing" science! Learn More

Montshire Makers

Montshire Makers Come and spend a Friday evening exploring new skills and hanging out with friends! Learn More

Natural Explorations for ages 6-8 begins

In this three-part series we’ll explore insects, plants, and various natural processes such as decomposition and energy cycles. Learn More

Natural Explorations for ages 9-12 begins

In this three-part series we’ll explore insects, plants, and various natural processes such as decomposition and energy cycles. Learn More

Homeschooler’s Day: Making Music

Join with us and other homeschooler families for a day of sound and music activities in conjunction with the Making Music exhibition. We will experiment and explore the science and engineering behind different types of instruments. Learn More