MARCH AT SCI-TECH DISCOVERY CENTER INCLUDES 2020 SPRING BREAK CAMPS

Sci-Tech Discovery Center’s slate of programming for March includes Spring Break Camps, Microsoft Drop-In activities, Scout Saturdays, MakerSpace and MakerStudio experiences and workshops, alongside regular daily programming such as Maker Tuesdays, Preschool Science Time, Fun Fridays, homeschool classes and more.

Spring Break Camps run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 9-13. Campers are broken down into groups by grade level. First and second graders will take on subjects like Wildlife Explorers and Mixed-Up Chemists; third and fourth grade camps include Animal Adventures and Daring Detectives; fifth through eighth grade camps include Mad Scientist and Mythbusters Lab. Register online before camps fill up! Microsoft will also be on hand at the museum that week, hosting amazing drop-in activities regarding robotics, 3D design and more from noon to 2 p.m. March 12.

Scout Saturdays, which cost $20 per child, run from 10 a.m. to noon Saturdays. This month, troops can learn about programming, building derby race cars, using resources wisely or designing roller coasters.

Most programs can be registered for in advance on Sci-Tech’s website, mindstretchingfun.org.

Here is the month’s lineup:

SPRING BREAK CAMPS

Register Online!

$75 per day for members, $85 per day for nonmembers. Discounts if you book the entire week.

9 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 9-13

MARCH 9

1st-2nd Grade: Wildlife Explorers

3rd-4th Grade: Ancient Explorers

5th-8th Grade: Mad Scientists

March 10

1st-2nd Grade: Super Spies

3rd-4th Grade: Animal Adventures

5th-8th Grade: Code Masters

March 11

1st-2nd Grade: Mini Makers

3rd-4th Grade: Daring Detectives

5th-8th Grade: Junior Nationalists

March 12

1st-2nd Grade: Mixed-Up Chemists

3rd-4th Grade: Busy Builders

5th-8th Grade: Mythbusters Lab

March 13

1st-2nd Grade: Art Lab

3rd-4th Grade: Lab Rats

5th-8th Grade: Steam Builders

SCOUT SATURDAYS

Register Online!

$20 per scout

10 a.m. to noon Saturdays

Every Saturday, your troop can earn badges for Girl Scouts, Scouts BSA and Cub Scouts. This month, troops can learn about programming, building derby race cars, using resources wisely or designing roller coasters.

HOMESCHOOL CLASSES

Register online!

12 p.m. March 19

$10 members/$15 nonmembers

1st-3rd grades – Intro to Robot Adventures: Students will use Cubetto, the wooden robot that introduces kids to code and computer programming.

4th-6th grades – Advanced Robotics:  Teams will modify existing robot cassis, use sensors and learn to program their movements to tackle our challenges.

MAKERSPACE & MAKERSTUDIO EXPERIENCES

Starting at $3

1-3:30 p.m. Saturdays

Purchase tickets at front desk.

MakerStudio Drop-Ins ($3)

Drop in to create and take home a DIY stamp, metal stamp bracelet, and learn the basics of printmaking.

MakerSpace Mini Workshops ($5)

Join us at 1 p.m., 2 p.m., or 3 p.m. in the MakerStudio to learn how to create LED wearable pins, pyrography, DIY planters and more. For children age 8 and older.

MICROSOFT DROP-IN ACTIVITIES

Free with general admission

12-2 p.m. March 12

Join Microsoft as they bring amazing drop-in activities to Sci-Tech. Learn about robotics, 3D design and more!

MAKER TUESDAYS

Free with general admission

10 a.m. and 12 p.m. Tuesdays

Join us at the MakerStudio for a Maker activity. Explore lasers, learn to loom or create an artistic mess! Join us as we teach you how to become a true maker.

FUN FRIDAYS

Free with general admission

10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Fridays

Every Friday is a FUN Friday at Sci-Tech! Each day, children can explore through new themed experiences and interactions. Come for the popcorn, stay for the science!

PK SCIENCE TIME

Free with general admission

10 a.m. Thursdays

Register online!

PK science Time is a great way to expose children ages 2-5 to science-based activities. March’s class theme is cycling in nature!

WHERE:               Sci-Tech Discovery Center

8004 North Dallas Parkway, Frisco, TX 75034

972-546-3050  

WHEN:                 Hours are Tuesday-Friday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday noon to 5 p.m. Closed Mondays.

PRICING:             General Admission (ages 3-64)   $10

Seniors (ages 65+)            $8.50

Military (ID required)     $8.50

Teachers (ID required)   $8.50

Groups*                             $8.50

ABOUT SCI-TECH DISCOVERY CENTER

The Sci-Tech Discovery Center is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that strives to engage and inspire learners of all ages and backgrounds to embrace discovery and innovation through the active exploration of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Mind-stretching fun! That’s what Sci-Tech Discovery Center delivers through hands-on discovery experiences that spark a life-long interest in STEM and help equip our area’s children with critical skills. Sci-Tech believes in advancing STEM education and providing inspiration to the next generation of engineers, scientists, educators and innovators. Sci-Tech Discovery Center is conveniently located to serve North Texas kids and families at 8004 North Dallas Parkway, Frisco, TX 75034. www.mindstretchingfun.org.

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