Putnam Explorers and Explorers Jr.

remaining explorers season CANCELED

In accordance to CDC guidelines, and to help keep our neighbors safe and healthy, the remainder of the Explorers / Explorers Jr. season has been canceled. We apologize for the inconvenience. Please learn more about our Health & Safety Policy.

ABOUT exploreRs

Explorers/Explorers Jr. monthly workshops are packed with learning, fun and care. 

Classes typically meet the first weekend of the month, Putnam Explorers Jr (Pre-K - 1 Grade) on Saturdays from 9 - 11 AM and Putnam Explorers (Grades 2 - 5) on Saturdays from 9 - 11 AM.

Pre-registration is required for all programs as there are a limited number of reservations 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.


Pre-K - Grade 1 (Student must be at least 4 years old) • $14 per workshop ($11 members)

Science of the Senses — CANCELED
Saturday, April 4 • 9 to 11 am
Did your breakfast taste good this morning? How do you know? Was it hot or cold, soft or crunchy? Explorers will discover how the five senses help them to navigate our world.

Explorers 2019-20 Season

Grades 2-5 • $14 per workshop ($11 members)

Matter Matters — CANCELED
Saturday, April 4 • 9 to 11 am
Did you know that not only do you matter, but you’re also MADE OF matter? Come learn all there is to know about this mysterious substance that makes up our whole universe!
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