Mad Science: After School Program
Amaze your student with a Mad Science after-school program. Our interactive programs cover science topics in a hands-on way, that is sure to get every child's attention, and help them grasp foundational scientific concepts without them even knowing that they are learning.
Engineering Mania: Do you have an excessive enthusiasm for science? Or as we call it, “Mad Science Maine-ia”!? Let’s nourish that enthusiasm and upkeep that curiosity through exciting exploration into the many exciting aspects of Engineering! Become a junior architect and engineer by building model bridges and arches. Discover how airplanes defy gravity as you make a rotor kite twist and an airship twirl. Create a large child-operated pulley system and build a rubber band dragster. Make chemical engineering come to life as you mix up a few reactive ingredients for some sensational results. Get hands-on with rocket propulsion and blast off rockets across the room. Explore the role of magnetism in our everyday lives with swinging compasses and motorized devices. Put the “loco” in motion and explore Newton’s laws with crash test dummies and rubber band propelled rockets. Imagine, build, design, and have a scientific blast as we channel your excessive enthusiasm in this exciting introduction into the world of Engineering!
Mad Lab Medley: Join us in discovering the many ways science helps us explore our world! “Mad Lab Medley” is full of exciting sampler “courses” aimed to meet the varied interests and imaginations of today’s young minds! Unravel the mystery of chemistry by watching crystals form in a water glass. Experiment with hovercrafts, foaming concoctions, and Technicolor Blenders. Grab your ticket to the stars with your own pocket sky map. Walk in the shoes of detectives and examine fingerprints, mystery powders, and ink samples. Learn about how different animals adapt to their environments, and get bug-eyed with Insect-A-Vision take-homes sure to challenge your perspective. From telescope to microscope and everything in between, this class will leave you inspired by the wonders of science!
Secret Agent Lab: Ever dream of becoming a secret agent? We'll start with the basics: From decoding messages to metal detectors and night vision, campers have the opportunity to check out spy tech equipment and take home lots of gadgets like spy glasses! Step into the shoes of a detective as you uncover the science involved in evidence gathering and analysis! Figure out the science of forensics in a hands-on look at crime scenes! Become a super spy and learn clever ways of performing tasks as we take a hands-on investigation of the science that spies use!
NOTE: Parent Pick-Up will be at Door #2. Please do not enter the school.