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Outreach Programs and Shows

The Da Vinci Science Center’s Outreach Programs and Shows inspire future scientists and have brought hands-on science fun to schools and community locations in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, New York, and Connecticut.

Classroom Programs

The Da Vinci Science Center’s standards-based classroom programs can be single-day, multiple-day, semester-long or summer experiences and can be held in schools or community locations.

Details and Pricing
  • There is a maximum of 30 students per program.
  • Programs offer inquiry-based hands-on science experiences for your students during the school day or any other time.
  • Programs are designed to encourage your students to think like and aspire to be future scientists.
  • Programs are 45-60 minutes long.
  • Customizable topics and scheduling are available to fit the needs of your program and students.
  • $225 per program.
  • A fee of $10 charged per each additional student for groups of more than 30 students.
  • Travel fees start at $50.

Splish SplashGrades Pre-K-KChemical InteractionsGrades 3-8
ArtologyGrades Pre-K-8Scene of the CrimeGrades 3-8
Earth ExplorationsGrades Pre-K-8Electronics Grades 4-8
Science AliveGrades Pre-K-10Designing Our FutureGrades 4-10
Science ClubGrades Pre-K-10Science FairGrades 4-10
Space, Rocketry, EngineeringGrades K-12Made in AmericaGrades 6-10
RoboticsGrades 1-8Game Design Grades 6-12
Wizard's ApprenticeGrades 3-5

Most Popular Classroom Programs

These programs are great for first-time customers and one-time events.

KEVA ChallengesGrades Pre-K-12Brain FreezeGrades 3-8
Color CreationsGrades K-2Thrill RideGrades 3-12

Science Shows

The Da Vinci Science Center’s Outreach Science Shows add fun and standards-based content to create memorable experiences for you and your students!

Details and Pricing
  • There is a maximum of 150 students per program.
  • These assembly-style shows encourage audience participation and bring science to life through a variety of exciting and engaging topics.
  • These programs are great additions to science celebrations, community events, and field days!
  • Programs are 60 minutes long.
  • Customizable topics and scheduling available to fit the needs of your program and students.
  • The first program is $450. Additional same topic shows available for same date and place at a reduced rate ($225 per additional show).
  • A fee of $10 charged per each additional student for groups of more than 150 students.
  • Travel fees start at $50.

Science MagicGrades Pre-K-3GrossologyGrades K-8
Mixing MatterGrades K-8Shocking DiscoveriesGrades 4-12
Healthy ChoicesGrades K-8Use the ForceGrades 4-12

Science Celebrations

Bring science to life in your community. Science celebrations provide your guests with exciting hands-on activity stations.

Details and Pricing
  • Activities are guaranteed to thrill guests and offer an unforgettable experience.
  • Activities are perfect for science nights, science festivals, and scouting events.
  • Two stations are included in the base rate.
  • Two Da Vinci Science Center educators are included in the base rate.
  • Programs last two hours.
  • Event size may require volunteers.
  • Base rate is $450.
  • Additional stations, hours, and customizable stations available for an additional fee.
  • Travel fees start at $50.

KEVA CreationsWind Tubes*
Color Mixing*Circuits
Colored Shadows*Brain Games
Animation Station*Scat, Tracks, and Pelts
Bernoulli Explorations*Coding*

*Special requirements for this activity

Community Programs and Special Events

Want to experience Da Vinci Science Center’s fun and engaging brand of interactive science at your community program or special event? The Center can customize any classroom program or demonstration for your event.

Details and Pricing
  • Expo-style tabletop experiments and demonstrations that engage your guests in hands-on science.
  • Programs last up to 2 hours. Additional hours available for a fee.
  • Customizable programs and schedules available to fit the needs of your event.
  • Programs are $225 each.
  • Travel fees start at $50.

Helpful Hints for Booking

  • We do our best to accommodate all requests. However, we recommend booking at least one month in advance to ensure program availability.
  • Outreach educators will arrive 15-20 minutes prior to designated program start time for classroom programs.
  • Outreach educators will arrive one hour prior to designated program start time for science shows.
  • Outreach educators will arrive 30-60 minutes prior to designated program start time for community programs and science celebrations.
  • Please remember to allow time for clean up when booking.
  • Billing through Paypal is available upon request.

Outreach Policies

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  • Payment Policy: A $100 non-refundable deposit is required upon confirmation of reservation. Purchase orders are acceptable in advance only and will not be accepted on the day of the program. Final payments are not accepted on the day of the program. All final payments should be made two in advance of the first program date.
  • Rescheduling and Cancellation Policy: Please call us immediately if you need to reschedule. We will make every effort to accommodate your request. If you need to cancel your program, please contact us at least two weeks in advance. A $25 processing fee may be applied for rescheduling or cancellations.
  • Travel Fee Policy: A travel fee will be applied to programs that are held at locations more than 50 miles from the Da Vinci Science Center. A $50 fee will be applied for locations 51-75 miles round trip. A $75 fee will be applied for locations 76-100 miles round trip. A $100 fee will be applied for locations 101-150 miles round trip. Rates vary for programs farther than 150 miles round trip.
  • Checks: Make all checks payable to Da Vinci Science Center.
  • Mail Payments to: Guest Experience, 3145 Hamilton Blvd. Bypass, Allentown, PA 18103.

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