AFTER-SCHOOL, HOMESCHOOL, AND PRE-K CLASSES FOR AGES 3-15!
Join our fall science explorations for a season of adventure and learning! All of our age-appropriate programs emphasize engaging education, modified with safety precautions during COVID-19, so be prepared to jump in and DO science.

Registration is now open!

Register for Fall Classes

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Registration is required. Full class fees are due at time of registration. We accept Visa and MasterCard. You must be a current GSC member at the time of registration to receive the member price. Memberships may be purchased or renewed separately by calling 336-288-3769, ext. 1324.

Refunds (minus the $15 processing fee per participant per class) for cancellations will be issued, provided the GSC is notified at least 14 days in advance. A service charge of $10 per participant per class will be charged for changes.

The GSC reserves the right to cancel a class due to insufficient enrollment. We will make this determination one week prior to the beginning of the class. Should this occur, you will receive notification and a full refund. Limited financial assistance may be available. Contact Courtenay Vass at 336-288-3769 ext.1389 for details.

NEW: GSC Member Exclusive!
A Saturday series for kids ages 5-7

Kids, Critters & Crafts
Meet some of the smaller stars from our Ambassador Animal team, either from the reptile group (turtles, tortoise, lizards and snakes) or mammals, both soft and spiky. Based on weather, we'll also highlight one zoo animal either outside or in our classroom. Each session includes up-close encounters and a fun craft to take home as a reminder of this special interaction. Masks are required for ages 5 and up while inside for this drop-off program.

Rockin' Reptiles!

  • CC1: Saturday October 2, 1:00-2:00 p.m.
    CC2:Saturday, October 9, 1:00-2:00 p.m.
  • Cost (GSC Members Only): $12

Marvelous Mammals

  • Saturday, October 23, 1:00-2:00 p.m.
    Saturday, October 30, 1:00-2:00 p.m.
  • Cost (GSC Members Only): $12

General Science

Nature Tots (ages 3 - 4*): Fall Session

It’s time for fall fun with our youngest scientists! Hands-on classes involve animals, simple science, art, and stories revolving around each tot/adult pair. Choose a five- or seven-class punch card to attend any combination of our class options. You must stick to your class time (a.m. or p.m.). The class schedule is posted on our website as well as provided in class. Click here to download class schedule (PDF)

  • NT1: Tuesdays, October 5, 12, 19, 26; November 2, 9, 16, 23; 10:00-11:00 a.m.
    NT2: Tuesdays, October 5, 12, 19, 26; November 2, 9, 16, 23; 1:30-2:30 p.m.
  • Five-class punch card: $35 Member adult/child pair; $50 Non-member adult/child pair
    Seven-class punch card: $50 Member adult/child pair; $70 Non-member adult/child pair
    NOTE: Your second child aged 3-4 receives $5 off a five-class punch and $7 off a seven-class punch

*Due to COVID-19, Nature Tots will be for the Nature Tot and one parent/adult only.

Ages 5 - 7

Pint-sized Professors: Full STEAM Ahead!
All aboard the STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) train for after-school science fun. From colorful chemistry to colorful animals, we’ll explore science, technology, engineering and math through the eyes of art. Bring your creativity and plan to get a little messy as we discover STEAM.

  • PS1: Thursdays, October 21, 28; November 4, 11; 3:30-5:00 p.m.
  • $42 Members/$60 Non-members

Ages 8-10

Science Explorers: The Amazing World of Waves
Explore the physics of waves, why they are special, and how they reveal what there is to see and hear about the world around us and beyond. See light that is normally invisible and hear sounds our ears can’t detect. Discover what telescopes tell us about the past, create music using magnets, and find out how we are using waves to improve life on Earth.

  • SE1: Wednesdays, October 6, 13, 20, 27; 3:30-5:00 p.m.
  • $42 Members/$60 Non-members

Ages 5-11: Homeschool Adventures

This fall, choose the topics that interest your learners, and plan sessions around a variety of science areas. Each session includes hands-on science focused on simple machines, bubbles, dinosaurs, the residents of Revolution Ridge (new zoo expansion) and more. Choose a five- or seven-class punch card to attend any combination of our class options. Each class is geared towards the appropriate age level. Click here to download class schedule (PDF)

  • Ages 5-7 HS1: Wednesdays, October 6, 13, 20, 27; November 3, 10, 17; December 1; 9:15-11:00 a.m.
    Ages 8-11 HS2: Thursdays, October 7, 14, 21, 28; November 4, 11, 18; December 2; 9:15-11:00 a.m.
    No classes on November 24 and 25
  • Five-class punch card: $65 Members/$90 Non-members
    Seven-class punch card: $95 Members/$120 Non-members
    NOTE: Your second child receives $10 off a five-class punch or $15 off a seven-class punch.

Ages 12-15: Homeschool Adventures

Join us for middle school science fun! Each session will focus on the animals that call the Greensboro Science Center home. We’ll learn about the classes of animals and meet old and new friends in the zoo and aquarium. We’ll discuss conservation, biodiversity and the species survival programs at the GSC as we chat with keepers and go behind the scenes.

  • HS3: Fridays, October 22, 29; November 5, 12, 19; December 3; 9:15-11:00 a.m.
    No class on November 26
  • $75 Members/$110 Non-members

Brick Engineering

Beginner Builders (age 5)

One Day, Fun Day
Once a month your 5-year-old can enjoy an afternoon at GSC exploring and building fun machines using LEGO® DUPLO® bricks. We’ll learn about gears, levers, and pulleys. Each session has a different topic. Sign up for one or all three.

  • BB1: Session 1: Big Machines
    Monday, October 11; 3:30-5:00 p.m.
  • BB1: Session 2: Animal Fun
    BB2: Monday, November 8; 3:30-5:00 p.m.
  • BB1: Session 3: All Aboard
    BB3: Monday, December 6; 3:30-5:00 p.m.
  • Per session: $12 Members/$15 Non-members

Ages 6 - 7: ROOKIE ENGINEERS

Fly Away
Look up to the sky and explore the wonders above us. We’ll build robotic animals and machines using LEGO® WeDo®. Concepts include simple machines, investigation of design, and programming.

  • RE1: Tuesdays, October 5, 12, 19; 3:30-5:00 p.m.
    RE2: Wednesdays, October 6, 13, 20; 3:30-5:00 p.m.
    RE3: Thursdays, October 7, 14, 21; 9:30-11:00 a.m.
  • $35 Members/$45 Non-members

Spinny Things
Around and around we go. Where we stop, nobody knows. Let’s explore and build things that spin - from ducks dancing to a traditional spinning top with a twist.

  • RE4: Tuesdays, November 2, 9, 16; 3:30-5:00 p.m.
    RE5: Wednesdays, November 3, 10, 17; 3:30-5:00 p.m.
    RE6: Thursdays, November 4, 11, 18; 9:30-11:00 a.m.
  • $35 Members/$45 Non-members

AGES 8 - 9: Intermediate Engineers

Think Like a Scientist
We’ll use robotics and bricks to help us learn about science through the eyes of an engineer. Each week will be a different topic: moon base, grabbing objects, and sending messages.

  • IE1: Wednesdays, October 6, 13, 20; 9:30-11:00 a.m.
    IE2: Thursdays, October 7, 14, 21; 3:30-5:00 p.m.
  • $35 Members/$45 Non-members

Fun Moving
There are so many fun devices and apps out there to get you moving. Let’s build our own robots and devices using the LEGO® Education SPIKE Prime Set to get us moving and grooving.

  • IE3: Wednesdays; November 3, 10, 17; 9:30-11:00 a.m.
    IE4: Thursdays; November 4, 11, 18; 3:30-5:00 p.m.
  • $35 Members/$45 Non-members

Robotics Lab Fun Days

Guilford County School fall workdays are October 25 and 26.
Join us for some exciting building and programming in our robotic labs.

AGES 6 - 7

Hungry Dinosaurs
Make a hungry dinosaur that will chomp, chomp, chomp using the LEGO® Education WeDo 2.0 set.

  • FUN1: Monday, October 25; 9:00-11:00 a.m.
  • $15 Members/$20 Non-members

Robotic Dolphins
Let’s use the LEGO® Education WeDo® 2.0 set to explore how a dolphin would move with wheels instead of a tail.

  • FUN2: Tuesday, October 26; 9:00-11:00 a.m.
  • $15 Members/$20 Non-members

AGES 8 - 9

Pneumatics Fun
Using the LEGO® Education pneumatics, add-on set we will explore a cool scissor lift.

  • FUN3: Monday, October 25; 1:00-3:00 p.m.
  • $15 Members/$20 Non-members

Racing Car
Using the LEGO® Education simple and powered machines set we will build one of our all-time favorite car models. Students will have fun customizing and racing each other.

  • FUN4: Tuesday, October 26; 1:00-3:00 p.m.
  • $15 Members/$20 Non-members

Contact Us

Questions or comments? Email camps@greensboroscience.org or call 336-288-3769 x1389.