CNSE CMOST Detailed Calendar


SummerScience Camp
through Friday, August 29

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.


July

Wednesday, July 30
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.  This week we will experiment making clouds and learning more about how they’re formed in our environment in this drop-in program. Pre-registration is not required, and is included with museum admission. Recommended for children 2 – 6 years of age.

Thursday, July 31
Engineer It!: The Science of Ice Cream
3:30 – 4:30 PM
Stop in and investigate just what makes ice cream so “cool?”  In this hands-on investigation, participants will learn about the history of ice cream making, create some ice cream concoctions of their own and experiment with different ways of freezing this tasty treat.  Ages 5+, pre-registration is required, free for CNSE CMOST members, $2.00 for non-members plus admission to the museum.


August

Tuesday, August 5
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.

Tuesday, August 5
3:30 - 4:30 PM
Sidewalk Science: The Sun
Did you know that the sun produces energy? Join CNSE CMOST as we explore the different ways solar energy can be harnessed. We will experiment with solar beads, solar paper and more! Ages 6+, pre-registration is required, free for CNSE CMOST members, $2.00 for non-members plus admission to the museum.

Thursday, August 7
10:00 - 11:30 AM
Sensory Play: Beads
Help your child improve motor skills and awareness of how the world works. Join CNSE CMOST in the GE Junior Discovery room for a hands-on sensory science activity. This week we will explore beads! Pre-registration is not required, and is included with museum admission. Recommended for children 2-6 years of age.

Saturday, August 9
1:00 - 2:00 PM
Summer Science: It's a Bugs World
Have you ever wondered how a bug sees the world? Join CNSE CMOST as we explore the insects and discover the different kinds of bugs living in our own backyards. Participants will build their own buggy craft to take home, Ages 4+, pre-registration is required, free for CNSE CMOST members, $2.00 for non-members plus admission to the museum.

Thursday, August 14
10:00 -11:30 AM
Sensory Play: Paint
Help your child improve their motor skills and awareness of how the world works. Join CNSE CMOST in the GE Junior Discovery room for a hands-on sensory science activity. This week we will explore paint! Pre-registration is not required, and is included with museum admission. Recommended for children 2-6 years of age.

Thursday, August 14
3:30 - 4:30 PM
Engineer It: Balancing Bob
Have you ever wondered why really tall things topple over? Or how acrobats can walk across a tightrope? If you have, join CNSE CMOST and learn all about balance. Participants will create figures to explore the concepts of counter balance, gravity, and lever arms. Ages 8+, pre-registration is required, free for CNSE CMOST members, $2.00 for non-members plus admission to the museum.

Tuesday, August 19
3:30 - 4:30 PM
Sidewalk Science: Photosynthesis
Did you know that all plants use sunlight for energy? Join CNSE CMOST as we explore the science of container gardens and learn about photosynthesis. Ages 6+, pre-registration is required, free for CNSE CMOST members, $2.00 for non-members plus admission to the museum.

Thursday, August 21
10:00 - 11:30 AM
Sensory Play: Textures
Help your child improve motor skills and awareness of how the world works. Join CNSE CMOST in the GE Junior Discovery room for a hands-on sensory science activity. This week we will explore textures! Pre-registration is not required, and is included with museum admission. Recommended for children 2-6 years of age.

Friday, August 22
4:00 - 4:30 PM
Animal Spotlight: Corn Snake
Did you know that CNSE CMOST is home to almost 100 different kinds of animals - we house birds, snakes, rabbits and more! Visit us and discover Operation W.I.L.D. This month, participants will meet our Corn Snake and learn about where it lives and what it eats. Pre-registration is not required, and is included with museum admission. Recommended for children 5 years of age and up.

Saturday, August 23
1:00 - 2:00 PM
Summer Science: Flying High
Have you ever wished you could fly or wondered how an airplane works? Join CNSE CMOST in an exploration of the science of flight. We'll learn about the forces involved in flight, create flying contraptions of our own and more in this hands-on science workshop! Ages 5+, pre-registration is required, free for CNSE CMOST members, $2.00 for non-members plus admission to the museum.

Thursday, August 28
10:00 - 11:30 AM
Sensory Play: Gears
Help your child improve motor skills and awareness of how the world works. Join CNSE CMOST in the GE Junior Discovery room for a hands-on sensory science activity. This week we will explore gears! Pre-registration is not required, and is included with museum admission. Recommended for children 2-6 years of age.

Thursday, August 28
3:30 - 4:30 PM
Engineer It: Balloon Cars
How do objects move? What puts them in motion and what keeps them in motion? Join CNSE CMOST to find out. Participants will work together in teams to design, build, test and improve cars powered by a single balloon. Ages 8+, pre-registration is required, free for CNSE CMOST members, $2.00 for non-members plus admission to the museum.


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