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SCHEDULE OF SUMMER SHORTS 2021
Choose from these 60-minute adventures featuring hands-on activities and a take-home creation.  Available June 15–August 14 for groups of 10 or more children, ages preschool to 12.

Also available as outreach for groups of 20 or more children. Additional mileage fees may apply.

 

Ready, Set, Science!
Unleash your inner sci-athlete. Discover your dominant side, test the bounciness of balls and measure your reaction time and heart rate.

Build It!
Put your design, engineering and problem-solving skills to the test with fun, hands-on challenges and games.

Cape Fear Indians
Investigate the earliest inhabitants of our region through artifact analysis, games and more.

Magnet Mania
Manipulate magnets and conduct fun experiments to learn about the science of magnetism.

SCHEDULE OF SUMMER SHORTS PLANETARIUM SHOWS 2021
The following planetarium shows are offered at the museum on Fridays:

One World, One Sky: Big Bird’s Adventure [27 min]
Journey from Sesame Street to the moon with Big Bird, Elmo and Hu Hu Zhu, a Muppet from China.

Flight Adventures [22 min]
Discover the science of aeronautics and the history of famous inventors and aviators.

Habitat Earth [25 min]
Explore biological and human-built networks to discover the interconnectedness of life on Earth.

PROGRAM INFORMATION & FEES

  • $7 per child; adult group leaders are complimentary
  • 60 minutes (except planetarium shows – show times are listed above)
  • Minimum of 10 children
  • Program fees include admission to explore Museum exhibits

REGISTER
Must pre-register by calling 910-798-4362 or via email at cfmprograms@nhcgov.com.

814 Market Street • Wilmington, NC 28401 • Phone 910-798-4370 • Fax 910-798-4382