Family & Community Programs
The Oakley STEM Center offers a variety of programs for kids, families, and the community throughout the year.
- FAB Fridays / 3rd-8th Graders
STEM Fab Fridays are FREE events focused on engaging families and children (grades 3rd-8th) in STEM activities.
FAB Fridays are great opportunities for families to enjoy time together while exploring new STEM concepts through exciting hands-on experiences.
Come and go as your family's schedule allows; a parent/guardian must be present at all times.
Kitchen Kaboodle | November 15 | 6-8pm | FREE
Come experiment with everyday kitchen tools and supplies to explore STEM ideas!
- Safari Saturdays / PreK-3rd Graders
Safari Saturdays are free workshops in hands-on science and math for young learners (PreK-3rd graders) and their families.
A parent/guardian must remain with the student/students regardless of age. Safari Saturdays are flexible events, come and go as your family’s schedule allows. Reservations are required.
Groundhog Day | February 1 | 9am-noon | FREE
Will the groundhog see his shadow? At this STEM Safari you can cast and trace shadows, train a groundhog, create shadow puppets, and forecast the weather!
- Special Events
Winter Solstice-The Shortest Day of the Year | December 20 | 6pm-8pm | FREE
Solstice events are free workshops in hands-on science and math for young learners (PreK-8th graders) and their families that occur twice a year to celebrate the summer and the winter solstice.
Join us for the Shortest Day of the Year Celebration! Enjoy this year's winter solstice while star gazing with telescopes, entering the VR world of Star Wars, and participating on some fun hands-on STEM activities.
A parent/guardian must remain with the student/students regardless of age.