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Children’s Workshops: Lots of Fun Still to Come

Young summer visitors explore wild animal dioramas
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Children of all ages can learn, create and have fun during summer workshops offered by the Learning Center at the Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum. The Center is located on the Museum grounds at 180 Little Neck Road, Centerport, NY 11721.

Parents can sign up for sessions that run through August 16.

Advanced registration is required. For more information or to register, please call 631-854-5539.

Museum workshops run 10 am to 12 pm. Fee: $20 / $18 for members.
Girls STEAM workshops run 10 am to 12 pm. Fee: $100 / $90 for members.
Astronomy in the Sun workshops run from 10 am to 1 pm. Fee: $25 / $22 for members.

All workshops run 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Fee: $20 / $18 members.

Still to come:

Grades K-3

Wednesday, July 24
Animals of the Savannah & Antelope Mask

Thursday, July 25
Reptiles & Diorama

Monday, July 29
Nature Walk & Scientific Journal

Tuesday, July 30
Sail the Seas with Mr. V & Steamship

Wednesday, July 31
Big Cat Safari & Mask

Monday, August 12
Ancient Egypt & Musical Rattle

Tuesday, August 13
Vanderbilt Cup Race & Race Car

Wednesday, August 14
Diversity of Life & Habitat Wheel

Thursday, August 15
Marine Habitats & Repurposed Plastic Bottle “Koinobori”

Girls STEAM Workshops

Grades 3-5

Inquiry & Artistry: Marine Science and Art
August 5-9
10 am – 12 pm
$100/$90 for members

Preschool Workshops

Ages 3 & 4 with an adult

Friday, July 26
Incredible Insects & Butterfly Windsock

Friday, August 2
Animal Adventure & Paper Elephant Sculpture

Friday, August 16
Marine Habitats & Snow Globe

Astronomy in the Sun

10 am – 1 pm
$25/$22 for members
Bring a bag lunch

Grades 3-7
Tuesday, August 6

Learn about the Sun, Moon and Solar System and how energy from the sun turns into food.  We’ll visit the Planetarium to learn about the life cycle of the Stars and create a model Solar System. Daytime observations with telescope and solar telescope.

Grades 8-12
Thursday, August 8

Learn about the science of Sunlight.  Discover how our Universe fits together and the basics of Black Holes in an included Planetarium show and create a scale model of the entire Known universe. Observations with a solar telescope.

Advanced registration is required. For more information or to register, please call 631-854-5539.

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