Putnam Explorers and Explorers Jr.

Examine - Investigate - create - invent


Join us for a new season of Putnam Explorers and Putnam Explorers Jr.!

Fall Season is September through December. Classes meet the first weekend of the month, Putnam Explorers Jr (Pre-K - 1 Grade) on Saturdays from 9:00 - 11:00 AM and Putnam Explorers (Grades 2 - 5) on Saturdays from 9:00 - 11:00 AM.

Pre-registration is required for all programs as there are a limited number of reservations available. Scholarship resources may also be available. Questions? Contact Education Services Coordinator Bridget Boyd-Carlson at 563-336-7308 or email bboyd-carlson@putnam.org.

For individual classes, please fill out an Explorers Form or Explorers Jr Form and return along with payment at our Ticketing counter. To register via phone, please call 563-324-1933.

Scholarships can be made available if needed.

2018- 2019 Explorers Season:


Chemical Concoctions
Saturday, September 8 • 9:00 to 11:00 am
What's brewing in the kitchen? Science! Join us to discover the concoctions we can make with chemistry.

Ocean Exploration
Saturday, October 6 • 9:00 to 11:00 am
Did you know that we know more about the surface of the moon than the ocean? Come explore with us!

Astronaut Training Camp
Saturday, November 3 • 9:00 to 11:00 am
Do you have what it takes to be an astronaut? See if you're up to snuff at our training camp.

World Travelers
Saturday, January 5 • 9:00 to 11:00 am
Have you ever had tea in China? Or a scone and clotted cream in England? Pack your bag and join us as we travel around the world to explore life on other continents.

Small Engineers; Big Ideas
Saturday, February 2 • 9:00 to 11:00 am
Short or tall, big or small, the size of your body has nothing to do with the size of your dieas. What will you create?

Tinker Thinking
Saturday, March 2 • 9:00 to 11:00 am
Are you a tinkerer? Like finding out how things work? Let's see what you can create or re-create.

Rock, Paper, Fossils?
Saturday, April 6 • 9:00 to 11:00 am
Dig into a variety of activities that will satisfy your inner paleontologist!

May the 4th be with YOU!
Saturday, May 4 • 9:00 to 11:00 am
What was the gravitational force of the Death Star? How did speed racers fly? Come figure out these Star Wars physics problems.

 

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