The Adventures in Science (AiS) program introduces children from Pre-K to Grade 5 to a wide variety of scientific disciplines through thought-provoking, hands-on investigations and interactive tours of Museum exhibits. The three-day workshops, one-day workshops, and week-long day camps are listed below.

Fall 2017 Programs are now online. Registration opens at 9:00 AM on Monday, June 12th.

To register, please call Central Reservations at 212-769-5200.

For more information, please contact adventures@amnh.org

To receive updates on new programs and registration dates, please sign up for our Family Programs Newsletter.

For a calendar of summer offerings, please click here:

For a calendar of fall offerings, please click here:

Summer Camps

To add your name to a wait list, call Central Reservations at 212-769-5200.

Grade 1 Grades 2 & 3 Grades 4 & 5

Fall Programs

Pre-K (Ages 3 and 4) Grades K and 1
Grades 2 and 3 Grades 4 and 5
 


CREDITS

The Museum's Youth Initiatives are generously supported by the leadership contribution of the New York Life Foundation.

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Additional support is provided by The Peter and Carmen Lucia Buck Foundation.

This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.

 

OUR UPCOMING WORKSHOPS, CAMPS, AND INSTITUTES INCLUDE...

Upcoming Offerings

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AstroDiscoveries: All About Stars (Grades K and 1)

September 17, 2017 - October 1, 2017

Twinkling in the night sky, stars have fascinated people throughout history. Explore nearby constellations and the edges of the Milky Way as you learn about red stars, blue stars, and more.

Past Offerings

Photograph of an erupting volcano.

GeoExplorers: Earth’s Destructive Power (Grades 4 and 5)

July 17, 2017 - July 21, 2017

Earthquakes, volcanoes, and more––watch out! Have you ever wondered what causes natural disasters? Learn about the forces of nature and how people around the world continuously cope with their dangers and aftermath.

Breeching whale hi res

BioAdventures: What About Whales (Grades 2 and 3)

March 11, 2017

Whales are a diverse group of marine mammals with features that continue to surprise scientists! Explore the extraordinary adaptations whales have developed and why they are so important to the ocean ecosystems where they live.

Geminid Meteor in Mojave

AstroDiscoveries: The Solar System (Pre-K)

January 22, 2017 - February 8, 2017

Earth may be our home, but it is just one part of our solar system. Discover the differences between the rocky and gaseous planets that orbit the Sun as you take a trip through space to learn about our nearest neighbors.

Hercules Beetle

BioDiscoveries: Bountiful Bugs (Grades K and 1)

December 6, 2015 - December 20, 2015

The world of insects is teeming with diversity, whether the animals are crawling in the dirt or flying through the sky. Learn about how insects move and eat as you experience the similarities that pull them together and the differences that make each unique.

Hercules Beetle

BioDiscoveries: Bountiful Bugs (Pre-K)

December 1, 2015 - December 20, 2015

The world of insects is teeming with diversity, whether the animals are crawling in the dirt or flying through the sky. Learn about how insects move and eat as you experience the similarities that pull them together and the differences that make each unique.