CNSE CMOST Detailed Calendar


Summer Camp registration is Open!
The CNSE CMOST summer science camp line-up is here! With our hands-on camps, CNSE CMOST offers children ages 5 to 14 an opportunity to be junior scientists for the summer.  

Camp activities include science experiments, studies, observations and more. Learn about our wide variety of one-week camp sessions by clicking here.


April


Monday, April 14 – Saturday, April 19
10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

CNSE CMOST is open to general public

 

Thursday, April 17
10:00 – 11:30 AM
Sensory Play: Silly Putty
Join us in to the GE Junior Discovery room for a hands-on sensory science activity designed for younger children.  Each week we explore something new at this drop-in program. Pre-registration is not required, and is included with museum admission. Recommended for children 2 – 6 years of age.

 

Sunday, April 20
CNSE CMOST is closed.


Wednesday, April 23
3:00 – 3:30 PM
Science Story Time
Join a museum educator for this program sponsored by Target. Participants will read a science story, enjoy an activity and more! There is no pre-registration required and this activity is included with museum admission. Activities are recommended for children 2 to 6 years of age.

 

Thursday, April 24
10:00 – 11:30 AM
Sensory Play: Leaves
Join us in to the GE Junior Discovery room for a hands-on sensory science activity designed for younger children.  Each week we explore something new at this drop-in program. Pre-registration is not required, and is included with museum admission. Recommended for children 2 – 6 years of age.

 

Saturday, April 26
7:00 PM – 9:00 AM
Animal Adventures Camp In
Join CNSE CMOST staff for a walk on the wild side in this animal adventure.  Participants will learn about habitats, animal kingdoms and more in this exciting exploration! This camp-in satisfies some requirements for the following badges Girl Scouts – Bugs, Senses, Animal Habitats, and Cub Scouts – Naturalist Belt Loop. Click here for more information.  Pre-registration is required. 

 

Sunday, April 27
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Eco-Explorers: Egg Container Gardens
Join us to become an eco explorer! We will use our recycling skills to create container gardens in old egg cartons that you can take home!  Recommended for children 4+.  Pre-registration is required.  Free for CNSE CMOST members.  $2.00 for non-members. 

 

Wednesday, April 30
3:00 – 3:30 PM
Science Story Time
Join a museum educator for this program sponsored by Target. Participants will read a science story, enjoy an activity and more! There is no pre-registration required and this activity is included with museum admission. Activities are recommended for children 2 to 6 years of age.


May


Thursday, May 1

10:00 – 11:30 AM
Sensory Play: Rainbows
Learn about rainbows in our GE Junior Discovery room! Join us for a hands-on sensory science activity designed for younger children. Each week we explore something new at this drop-in program. Pre-registration is not required, and is included with museum admission. Recommended for children 2 – 6 years of age.

 

Friday, May 2
3:30 – 4:30 PM
Space Day Exploration
Have you ever looked up at the sky and wondered what is up there? Join CNSE CMOST in this introductory exploration of outer space! We will learn about stars, planets and much more as we explore our solar system on space day! Ages 5+. Pre-registration is required. Free for CNSE CMOST members. $2.00 for non-members. 

 

Saturday, May 3
1:00 – 4:00 PM
Leap Into Vernal Pools
See a frog nursery up close and catch tadpoles at this exciting program! Join us to explore the temporary pools that form in the springtime, and meet some of the animals that live in vernal pools. Ages 5+.  Pre-registration is required. Free for CNSE CMOST members. $2.00 for non-members. 

 

Sunday, May 4
1:00 – 2:00 PM
Creature Costumes
Have you ever wondered why some animals are spiky, some are spotted and some are very small? Learn about the different ways that animals have developed to blend in with their environment, meet animals in our collection and create a camouflage for a creature of your own. Ages 5+. Pre-registration is required. Free for CNSE CMOST members. $2.00 for non-members. 

 

Wednesday, May 7
9:30 – 10:30 AM
My Parent & Me
A five-week session for preschoolers that provides parents and children, ages 2 to 4, the opportunity to discover the wonders of science in an exciting and stimulating environment. Pre-registration is required. Click here for more information.

 

Wednesday, May 7
3:00 – 3:30 PM
Science Story Time
Join a museum educator for this program sponsored by Target. Participants will read a science story, enjoy an activity and more! There is no pre-registration required and this activity is included with museum admission. Activities are recommended for children 2 - 6 years of age.

 

Thursday, May 8
10:00 – 11:30 AM
Sensory Play: Flowers
Join us in to the GE Junior Discovery room for a hands-on sensory science
activity designed for younger children.  Each week we explore something new at this drop-in program. Pre-registration is not required, and is included with museum admission. Recommended for children 2 – 6 years of age.

 

Saturday, May 10
9:30 – 10:30 AM
My Parent & Me
A five-week session for preschoolers that provides parents and children, ages 2 to 4, the opportunity to discover the wonders of science in an exciting and stimulating environment. Pre-registration is required. Click here for more information.

 

Sunday, May 11
CNSE CMOST is closed

 

Wednesday, May 14
3:00 – 3:30 PM
Science Story Time
Join a museum educator for this program sponsored by Target. Participants will read a science story, enjoy an activity and more! There is no pre-registration required and this activity is included with museum admission. Activities are recommended for children 2 - 6 years of age.

 

Thursday, May 15
10:00 – 11:30 AM
Sensory Play: Clouds
Join us in to the GE Junior Discovery room for a hands-on sensory science activity designed for younger children.  Each week we explore something new at this drop-in program. Pre-registration is not required, and is included with museum admission. Recommended for children 2 – 6 years of age.

 

Thursday, May 15
1:00 – 2:30 PM
Science Enrichment Lab

Somewhere Out There – Astronomy
Join us in an exploration of the night sky!  Create star finders, learn how telescopes work and discover stars and planets in the Lally Digital Dome and Planetarium during this fun and exciting introduction to astronomy. Ages 6 to 11, $6.00 per child, pre-registration is required. Click here for more information.

 

Sunday, May 18
1:00 PM – 1:30 PM
Animal Spotlight: Geckos
Visit CNSE CMOST and see Operation W.I.L.D. Each month we highlight one of the amazing animals from our living collection. This month, meet some of the geckos from our collection and participate in activities to learn more about these interesting creatures that live at CNSE CMOST. Pre-registration is not required, and is included with museum admission. Activities recommended for children  5+. 

 

Wednesday, May 21
3:00 – 3:30 PM
Science Story Time
Join a museum educator for this program sponsored by Target. Participants will read a science story, enjoy an activity and more! There is no pre-registration required and this activity is included with museum admission. Activities are recommended for children 2 - 6 years of age.

 

Thursday, May 22
10:00 – 11:30 AM
Sensory Play: Frog Pond
Join us in to the GE Junior Discovery room for a hands-on sensory science activity designed for younger children.  Each week we explore something new at this drop-in program. Pre-registration is not required, and is included with museum admission. Recommended for children 2 – 6 years of age.

 

Friday, May 23
3:30 – 4:30 PM
World Turtle Day Celebration
Join us for a special animal program all about turtles. Celebrate their special day by making a turtle craft to take home! Pre-registration is required. Free for CNSE CMOST members. $2.00 for non-members. 

 

Saturday, May 24
1:00 – 2:00 PM
Eco-Explorers: Stream Safari
Join us on a stream safari and discover the truly amazing animals that live in streams. We will learn about Water Pennies, Caddisflies, Dragonflies and more! Plan to get wet and have fun exploring the world of a stream animal. Recommended for children 5+.  Pre-registration is required.  Free for CNSE CMOST members.  $2.00 for non-members. 

 

Sunday, May 25
1:00 – 2:00 PM
Destructology
Explore science and forces at work while smashing and crashing objects all in the name of science! Experiments will include testing our engineering skills by creating a Tomato Tower, building simple catapults and more!  Recommended for children 7+. Pre-registration is required.  Free for CNSE CMOST members. $2.00 for non-members. 

 

Monday, May 26
CNSE CMOST is closed

 

Wednesday, May 28
3:00 – 3:30 PM
Science Story Time
Join a museum educator for this program sponsored by Target. Participants will read a science story, enjoy an activity and more! There is no pre-registration required and this activity is included with museum admission. Activities are recommended for children 2 - 6 years of age.

 

Thursday, May 29
10:00 – 11:30 AM
Sensory Play: Veggies!
Join us in to the GE Junior Discovery room for a hands-on sensory science activity designed for younger children.  Each week we explore something new at this drop-in program. Pre-registration is not required, and is included with museum admission. Recommended for children 2 – 6 years of age.


For more information or to register for any CNSE CMOST program call 518-235-2120.