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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 maximize students’ science experience by incorporating hands-on learning with a modeled inquiry approach to learning.
  • Programs are 45-60 minutes long.
  • Customizable topics and scheduling are available to fit the needs of programs and students.
  • First program is $225. Additional programs are $225 each.
  • A fee of $10 charged per each additional student for groups of more than 30 students.
  • Travel fees start at $50.

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

Most Popular Classroom Programs

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

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

Science Shows

The Da Vinci Science Center’s outreach science shows add the Center’s fun and standards-based content to a school’s day of instruction or any kid-friendly event.

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 experiences.
  • 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 programs and students.
  • Additional same topic shows available for same date and place.
  • The first program is $450. Additional programs for same date and place are $225 each.
  • A fee of $10 charged per each additional student for groups of more than 150 students.
  • Travel fees start at $50.

GrossologyGrades K-8Mix and MatterGrades 1-8
Healthy ChoicesGrades K-8Shocking DiscoveriesGrades 3-8
Science MagicGrades K-3Use the ForceGrades 4-8

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 price.
  • Two Da Vinci Science Center educators are included in the base price.
  • Programs last two hours.
  • Event sizes may require volunteers.
  • A program is $450.
  • Additional stations, with a maximum of six total stations, are $100 each
  • An additional hour is $100
  • Custom activities are available for $250 each
  • Travel fees start at $50.

KEVA ChallengesWind Tubes
Color CreationsCircuits
Colored ShadowsBrain Games
AnimationScat, Tracks, and Pelts
BernoulliCoding

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, science show, or demonstration for your event. Tabletop experiments and demonstrations that engage your guests in hands-on science.

Details and Pricing
  • Programs last up to 2 hours. Additional hours available for a fee.
  • Customizable programs and schedules available to fit program and participants’ needs.
  • Programs are $225 each. Additional hours are available for $100 each.
  • Travel fees start at $50.

Helpful Hints for Booking

  • The Center does its best to accommodate all requests. However, booking at least two weeks in advance is recommended to ensure program and date 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.
  • Please do not give any payments to the outreach educator delivering the program.
  • 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 the Center immediately if you need to reschedule. The Center will make every effort to accommodate requests. If there is a need to cancel a program, please contact the Center at least two weeks in advance. A $25 processing fee may be applied for rescheduling or cancellations.
  • Chaperone Policy: The Da Vinci Science Center requires that a teacher or other responsible adult from your location be present in the program at all times. Additional volunteers may be required for certain programs.
  • 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 or more 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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