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The King of Dinosaurs

Youth & Family Programs

Get outside and explore!
Youth program scholarships are available through a generous gift from Medical Mutual.
Download an application.

We offer discounts for many of our youth programs when you sign up for two or more sessions. Select "View all sessions" in the categories below to sign up for a series, or choose individual programs at the bottom of this page.

Super Science Saturdays | Grades 1 through 4

Go on an adventure in natural history, science, healthy and ecology one Saturday each month! Each session offers an age-appropriate, in-depth exploration of a theme. View all sessions

Nature Quest | Grades 3 through 5

Spark the interest of a budding naturalist by enrolling them in Nature Quest! These monthly Saturday sessions offer active exploration of a nature preserve or topic. View all sessions

Student Naturalists | Grades 6 through 8

Whether canoeing, removing invasive plant species or learning how to read a map, Student Naturalists go on a hands-on adventure one Saturday each month. View all sessions

Junior Docents | Ages 14 through 18

Saturdays, January 9 through March 12, 2016; 1 to 5 pm
This volunteer program for teens gives an in-depth look at a range of Museum functions, such as education, conservation, collections and exhibits. Junior Docents assist with events, help with hands-on materials and share exciting information with visitors. Click here to download an application and more information. Contact Docent Coordinator Nancy Howell at 216-231-4600 x3225 or with questions. Applications will be accepted through November 6, 2015. An interview will be scheduled once the application has been received. Members: $10; nonmembers: $20. Limit: 15.

Future Scientists | Grades 9 through 12

High schoolers have contributed to Collections & Research at the Museum for 50+ years. Future Scientists meet once a season to camp, explore, record, travel, serve and more. View next session