Programs for Kids & Families

FAB Fridays 4th - 12th Graders & Safari Saturdays PreK - 3rd Graders
Interactive Learning Programs & Activities for Families

FAB Fridays are fun, interactive experiences for kids (4th - 12th grade) and parent/guardians to explore hands-on technology, science and engineering equipment and activities.

FAB FRIDAYS 2013-2014

The evening events are from 6-8pm; families may come and go as their schedules allow.STEM FF robot test

  • September 27:
    GO WITH THE FLOW: Properties of Gases & Fluids

  • November 15:
    THE AMAZING HUMAN BODY
  • February 28:
    COMPUTER PROGRAMMING & ROBOTICS
    NOTE: This FAB Friday is from 5:30-8:30pm 
  • April 11:
    ALTERNATIVE ENERGY

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SAFARI SATURDAYS 2013-14

Young learners and their families will experience a variety of engaging, interactive learning activities Children PreK-3rd grade, and their families (older siblings are welcome), are invited to attend STEM Safari Saturdays.

The events are from 9am-12pm; families may come and go as their schedules allow.STEM Safari grls wb

  • October 26:
    H2O-LYMPICS 

  • December 7:
    MY FOOD, MY BODY, MY HEALTH
  • March 1:
    SPRING INTO ENERGY!

  • April 12:
    APRIL SHOWERS BRING MAY FLOWERS

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THE LONGEST DAY OF THE YEAR | SATURDAY, JUNE 21, 2014 | 7 - 9:30
4th Annual Longest Day of the Year Family Workshop

Want to learn more about the Earth’s longest day of the year on June 21, the Summer Solstice?M.Robinson LongestDay

Join the Oakley STEM Center and explore the mysteries of space, seasons, planets, observe the stars by telescope, and more on the evening of the longest day of the year – the summer solstice.

The free-admission event is a family-centered educational, open-house allowing visitors to experience a variety of activities and learning stations.

  • Learn about the reasons for the seasons and why we have a “longest day”;
  • Use telescopes and solarscopes, and more!

Reservations & Info for Parent/Guardians

  • Reservations are required, but admission is free.sun1
  • Parent/guardians must remain on-site with children during the workshops.
  • Workshop Permission/Photo Release (PDF)
    • Parent/Guardians please complete the above Permission/Photo Release and bring with you when you check in for the Longest Day.

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