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Science Celebrations

Science Celebrations bring science to life by providing your guests with exciting hands-on activity stations.

  • Two hours included in base rate
  • Two STEAM Team educators to facilitate activities with guests
  • Larger events may require volunteers
  • Additional Stations: $100 per station
  • Additional Hour: $100 per hour
  • Custom Activity Fee: $250
  • Maximum of six stations

STEAM Fest  

$700

Grades K-6th

Spark Da Vinci-style curiosity and creativity with STEAM Fest, featuring four stations that highlight the intersection of science, technology, engineering, art, and math. Participants will launch flying objects into the sky with our 7-foot wind tunnels, create their own color palette, experiment with forces and motion as they engineer complex structures using simple building materials, and test their skills with some “magic tricks”--all made possible with the laws of physics!

Stations include:

  • KEVA: Engage in a series of fun design challenges using hundreds of identical wooden planks to explore building in a new way.
  • Color Creations: Learn about the primary colors; experiment by mixing them in different combinations, and proportions to see what amazing colors you can create.
  • High Flyers: Use everyday materials to build and test objects to launch inside a 7-foot wind tube.
  • Forces and Motion: Levitate objects in mid-air or inflate a 6-foot wind bag in only one breath while you investigate physics forces and principles.

*STEAM Fest stations require access to water and electricity.

Register for STEAM Fest

Use Your Brain  

$950

Grades K-8th

A child walks inside MEGA Brain.Add some unforgettable neuroscience to your event with Use Your Brain, complete with our 12-foot inflatable, walkthrough brain, The MEGA Brain. The MEGA Brain illustrates brain anatomy and function, as well as common neurological diseases and treatments. Participants will challenge their own brains through a series of puzzles, games, and experiments that illustrate the complexities of the human nervous system. Additionally, guests will be able to examine a dissected sheep brain and have an up-close encounter with a real human brain!

The MEGA Brain is presented by St. Luke’s University Health Network.

Stations include:

  • The MEGA Brain
  • Brain Games: Investigate the structure and functions of brains as you observe encased brains, train your brain with a series of memory activities, and test your nerve receptors.
  • Create Your Own Brain Hat (includes take home)

*Use Your Brain stations require access to electricity. Travel restrictions apply.

Register for Use Your Brain

Da Vinci Design Lab  

$850

Grades 6th-12th

Incorporate some “HOMAGO” (hanging out, messing around, and geeking out) into your event with our Da Vinci Design Lab package.

Older students in grades 6+ will explore stations highlighting engineering, technology, and coding, and will even create their own electronic project to take home!

Stations include:

  • Circuits: Learn about electricity as you design a variety of circuits using raw materials. Explore and problem solve through a series of challenges as you discover the shocking principles of electrical engineering.
  • Computer Programming: Learn about coding through logic games and fun computer applications.
  • KEVA: Engage in a series of fun design challenges using hundreds of identical wooden planks to explore building in a new way.
  • Create Your Own Paper Circuit Project (includes take home)

Optional Fifth Stations (additional fee)

  • Cubelets: Participants use Cubelets blocks to create machines and robots designed to perform specific challenging tasks.
  • Virtual Reality: Put on a headset and take part in a one-of-a-kind, fully immersive first-person experience and learn how this tool may benefit the 21st century workforce.

*Design Lab stations require access to electricity.

Register for Da Vinci Design Lab

Make a Reservation

Call: 610-841-1391

  • 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.
    One hour prior to designated program start time for Science Shows.
    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.
  • 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 weeks in advance of the first program date.
  • Make all checks payable to Da Vinci Science Center
  • Mail Payments to :

Guest Experience
3145 Hamilton Blvd. Bypass
Allentown, PA 18103

A travel fee will be applied to all programs held at locations more than 50 miles round trip from the Da Vinci Science Center.

  • 51-75 miles round trip: $50
  • 76-100 miles round trip: $75
  • 101-125 miles round trip: $100
  • Rates vary for programs farther than 125 miles round trip.
  • Travel restrictions apply for The Mega Brain programs.
  • 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 cancelling a program.
  • Delivery of programs is weather dependent. Weather-related cancellations can be rescheduled to a new date within the current school year with no penalty. Weather-related cancellations that are not rescheduled to a new date within the same school year will be refunded. 

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P: 484.664.1002
D: 3145 Hamilton Blvd. Bypass, Allentown, PA 18103
H: Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun. 12-5 p.m.
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