Fall Classes

AFTER-SCHOOL, HOMESCHOOL, AND PRE-K CLASSES FOR AGES 3-15!
Join our fall and winter science explorations for seasons 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

Registration is required. Full class fees are due at time of registration. We accept Visa and MasterCard. Memberships may be purchased or renewed separately by calling 336-288-3769, ext. 1324.

Refunds for withdrawals will be issued, provided the GSC is notified at least seven days in advance. A service charge of $10 per participant per workshop will be charged for changes, and $15 per participant per workshop will be charged for withdrawals.

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.

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 participants. 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, September 29; October 6, 13, 20, 27; November 3, 10, 17; 10:00-11:00 a.m.
    NT2: Tuesdays, September 29; October 6, 13, 20, 27; November 3, 10, 17; 1:30-2:30 p.m.
    NT3: Wednesdays, September 30; October 7, 14, 21, 28; November 4, 11, 18; 10:00-11:00 a.m.
    NT4: Wednesdays, September30; October 7, 14, 21, 28; November 4, 11, 18; 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 only. Parents are encouraged to stay at the GSC during class. Students must have independent bathroom skills.

Nature Tots (3 - 4*): Winter Session

Winter fun is just around the corner with our young scientists! Hands-on classes involve animals, simple chemistry, art, and stories revolving around participants. There is no punch card for this session so plan to attend all five classes. The class schedule is posted on our website as well as provided in class. Click here to download class schedule (PDF)

  • NT5: Tuesdays, December 1, 8,15; January 5, 12; 10:00-11:00 a.m.
    NT6: Tuesdays, December 1, 8,15; January 5, 12; 1:30-2:30 p.m.
    NT7: Wednesdays, December 2, 9,16; January 6, 13; 10:00-11:00 a.m.
    NT8: Wednesdays, December 2, 9,16; January 6, 13; 1:30-2:30 p.m.
  • $35 Member adult/child pair; $50 Non-member adult/child pair
    NOTE: Your second child aged 3-4 receives $5 off

*Due to COVID-19, Nature Tots will be for the Nature Tot only. Parents are encouraged to stay at the GSC during class. Students must have independent bathroom skills.

Homeschool Adventures (ages 5 - 11)

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 local wildlife, pollinators, energy, flight, 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. The class schedule is posted on our website as well as provided in class. Click here to download class schedule (PDF)

  • Ages 5-7 HS1: Wednesdays, September 30; October 7, 14, 21, 28; November 4, 11, 18; 9:15-11:00 a.m.
    Ages 8-11 HS2: Thursdays, October 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; November 5, 12, 19; 9:15-11:00 a.m.
  • 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 and $15 off a seven class punch.

Homeschool (ages 12 - 15)

Join us for middle school science fun! Each session includes hands-on science labs that will focus on environmental education. We’ll learn about biodiversity, conservation, climate change, photosynthesis, and local wildlife. We’ll have guest speakers along with field work opportunities. Each class will build on the other, so plan to attend all six sessions.

  • HS3: Fridays, October 16, 23, 30; November 6, 13, 20; 9:15-11:00 a.m.
  • $75 Members/$110 Non-members

Brick Engineering

Beginner Builders (age 5)

Barnyard Build
Let’s visit the farm to explore different simple machines and head back inside to build some fun machines using LEGO® DUPLO®. We’ll learn about gears, levers, and how to measure. Both sessions will cover the same material.

  • BL1: Mondays, Sept. 28; Oct. 5, 12, 19; 3:30-5:30 pm
    BL2: Mondays, Oct. 26; Nov. 2, 9, 16; 3:30-5:30 pm
  • $60 Members/$80 Non-members

Ages 5 - 7: BRICK FUN

Brick Fun
Stories and brick building -what a great combination! We will begin each class with a story starter that gives students a problem to solve through building with bricks. Choose a five-or-seven-class punch card to attend any combination of our session options. Click here to download class schedule (PDF)

  • BF1: Tuesday, Sept. 29; Oct. 6, 13, 20, 27; Nov. 3, 10, 17; 10:00-11:30 a.m.
  • Five-class punch card: $50 Member/$75 Non-member
    Seven-class punch card: $70 Member/$100 Non-member
    NOTE: Your second child aged 5-7 receives $5 off a five-class punch or $7 off a seven-class punch.

Ages 6 - 7: ROOKIE ENGINEERS

Splash Adventure
We are heading to the water to learn about aquatic animals and machines that clean the water. We’ll build robotic animals and machines using LEGO® WeDo®. Concepts include simple machines, investigation of design, and programming. Each session has a different set of building activities so sign up for just one or both!

  • Session 1- Topics will include sailboats, manta rays/fish, alligators and scuba divers.
    RE1: Wednesdays, Sept. 30; Oct. 7, 14, 21; 3:30-5:30 pm
  • Session 2- Topics will include frogs, ocean cleaning machines, bridges and dolphins.
    RE2: Wednesdays, Oct. 28; Nov. 4, 11, 18; 3:30-5:30 p.m.
  • $60 Members/$80 Non-members

AGES 8 - 9: INTERMEDIATE ENGINEERS

Gears & Gadgets
Get ready for some fun build activities using gears. We’ll learn the basics of gear ratios, transmitting rotation and adding power all while building cool mechanisms. Each session has a different theme with all new activities!

  • Session 1- Gripping Machines
    IE1: Tuesdays; Sept. 29, Oct. 6, 13, 20; 3:30-5:30 pm
  • Session 2- Drawing Machines
    IE2: Tuesdays; Oct. 27, Nov. 3, 10, 17; 3:30-5:30 pm
  • $60 Members/$80 Non-members

AGES 10 - 14: ROOKIE ROBOTICS

Mechanisms 101
Did you ever wonder how things work or how they move? Join us as we learn about gear ratios, transmitting rotation and adding power all while building cool machines. Each session has a different theme with all new activities, at a higher level for older students.

  • Session 1- Gripping Machines
    RR1: Thursdays; Oct. 1, 8, 15, 22; 3:30- 5:30pm
  • Session 2- Drawing Machines
    RR2: Thursdays; Oct. 29, Nov. 5, 12, 19; 3:30- 5:30 pm
  • $60 Members/$80 Non-members

Contact Us

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