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 25–May 16. 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

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 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 3-February 14. 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 3–February 14. 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 28–April 11 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 25 - May 16. 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 Calling all middle school geeks: the tinkering studio is open! Come and spend First Fridays exploring new skills and hanging out with friends. Learn More

Afterschool – Programming with Spheros begins

Learn the basics of programming as we use iPads to create code that controls the motion of small, spherical robots called Spheros. Learn More

Fall Homeschoolers’ Day: The Science of Toys

Join with other homeschool families for a day filled with exploring, experimenting and building in conjunction with “Toys: The Inside Story” exhibition. Learn More