Fall Classes

AFTER-SCHOOL, HOMESCHOOL, AND PRE-K CLASSES FOR AGES 2-15!
Join our fall science exploration classes for a season of adventure and learning! All of our age-appropriate programs emphasize hands-on learning, so be prepared to jump in and DO science.

Register for Fall Classes

Member registration opens Thursday, September 14, at 9:00 a.m.
Non-member registration opens Tuesday, September 19, at 9:00 a.m.
Pre-registration is required. Full class fees are due at time of registration. Registration is accepted with Visa, MasterCard and Discover. Memberships may be purchased or renewed separately by calling 336-288-3769, ext. 1324.

Refunds for withdrawals will be made if the GSC is notified at least 14 days in advance. A service charge of $5 per participant per workshop will be charged for changes and $10 per participant per workshop will be charged for withdrawals.

We reserve the right to cancel a class due to insufficient enrollment. We will make this determination two weeks prior to the beginning of class. Should this occur you will receive notification and a full refund. Limited financial assistance may be available. Contact Courtenay Vass at 336-288-3769 ext. 1389 for details.

General Science

Nature Tots (ages 2 - 4 with an adult)

Time for fall fun for our youngest scientists. Hands-on sessions involve animals, simple science, art, music and stories that revolve around participants. Choose a five or seven class punch card, and attend any combination of our session options. You must stick to your session (Tuesday a.m. or p.m.). The class schedule is posted here as well as provided in class. Click here to download class schedule (PDF)

  • NT1: Tuesdays, Sept. 26; Oct. 3, 10, 17, 24, 31; Nov. 7, 14; 10:00-11:00 a.m.
    NT2: Tuesdays, Sept. 26; Oct. 3, 10, 17, 24, 31; Nov. 7, 14; 1:30-2:30 p.m.
  • Five class punch card: $35 Member adult/child pair; $50 Non-member adult/child pair
    Seven class punch card: $47 Member adult/child pair; $65 Non-member adult/child pair
    NOTE: Your second child aged 2-4 receives $5 off a five class punch and $7 off a seven class punch

Pint-sized Professors (ages 4 - 6)

Up Close Critters
Set out on a fantastic adventure to uncover the wonders of the animal kingdom! Play animal games, create wild crafts and get up-close to your favorite creatures, both in the zoo and on nature hikes. From feathers and fur to scales and slime, you’re going to have a WILD time becoming an animal expert.

  • PS1: Mondays, Oct. 16, 23, 30; 3:30-5:00 p.m.
  • $30 Members/$45 Non-members

Science Explorers (ages 7 - 10)

Mini Weapons of Mass Destruction
Make all manner of mini munitions, from slingshots and catapults to mines and bazookas, using our safe and simple provisions. More MacGyver than mayhem, this class teaches invention and creative contraptions.

  • SE1: Tuesdays, Nov. 28; Dec. 5, 12; 3:30-5:00 p.m.
  • $30 Members/$45 Non-members

Homeschool Adventures (ages 5 - 11)

This fall, choose the topics that interest your learners, and plan your sessions around a variety of science areas. Each session includes hands-on science focusing on solar power, kitchen chemistry, local wildlife, icky sticky science, and more. Choose a five or seven class punch card, and attend any combination of our session options. The class schedule is posted here as well as provided in class. Each class is geared towards the appropriate age level. Click here to download class schedule (PDF)

  • Ages 5-7 HS1: Wednesdays, Sept. 27; Oct. 4, 11, 18, 25; Nov. 1, 8, 15; 9:00-11:00 a.m.
    Ages 8-11 HS2: Thursdays, Sept. 28, Oct. 5, 12, 19, 26; Nov. 2, 9, 16; 9:00-11:00 a.m.
  • Five class punch card: $65 Members/$95 Non-members
    Seven class punch card: $90 Members/$120 Non-members
    NOTE: Your second child receives $10 off a five class punch and $15 off a seven class punch.

Homeschool - Ages 12 - 15

Join us this fall for homeschool classes for grades 6-8. Each session includes hands-on science labs. The focus will be on weather systems, kinetics and heredity. Each class will build upon the others, so plan to attend all six sessions.

  • HS3: Thursdays, Oct. 12, 19, 26; Nov. 2, 9, 16; 2:00-4:00 p.m.
  • $72 Members/$108 Non-members

Brick Engineering

Beginner Builders (age 5)

Animals, Animals, Animals
During each class, students will learn about a different animal and how to build a model of it using DUPLO® and/or regular bricks. Students will come home with fun facts about animals and maybe a joke or two.

  • BL1: Mondays, Nov. 6, 13, 20, 27; 3:30-5:00 p.m.
  • $40 Members/$60 Non-members

CARE (Children As Rookie Engineers) Robotics (ages 6 - 7)

Alligators to Spiders
This easy and fun introduction to robotics is themed around wild animals and the sounds and movements they make. Using LEGO® Education WeDo and WeDo 2.0 Robotics, students learn how to program using icons, motors and sensors to animate animals they build. Each class will incorporate an animal visit or walk in the zoo.

  • CL1: Tuesdays, Oct. 3, 10, 17, 24; 3:30-5:00 p.m.
    CL2: Tuesdays, Nov. 7, 14, 28; Dec 5; 3:30-5:00 p.m.
  • $40 Members/$60 Non-members

EARLY (Engineering and Robotics Learned Young) Robotics (ages 8 - 9)

Brick Construction
Students will learn the same fundamentals of brick construction that master builders use to create Lego sets. Each week, students will have a different project to work on, from buildings to cars to flying machines, using bricks, specialty pieces and small motors.

  • EL1: Thursdays; Oct. 5, 12, 19, 26; 3:30-5:00 p.m.
    EL2: Thursdays; Nov. 2, 9, 16, 30; 3:30-5:00 p.m.
  • $40 Members/$60 Non-members

Rookie Robotics (ages 10 - 12)

The GSC Amusement Park
Step right up! Students will use KNEX® and LEGO® bricks to build different rides like the ones you might find at an amusement park as well as learn about the physics behind such rides.

  • RR1: Saturdays; Oct. 7, 14, 21, 28; 1:30-3:30 p.m.
    RR2: Saturdays; Nov. 4, 11, 18; Dec. 2; 1:30-3:30 p.m.
  • $48 Members/$72 Non-members

Homeschool - CARE (Children As Rookie Engineers) Robotics (ages 6 - 7)

Alligators to Spiders
Our easy and fun introduction to robotics is themed around wild animals and the sounds and movements they make. Using LEGO® Education WeDo and WeDo 2.0 Robotics, students learn how to program using icons, motors and sensors to animate animals they build. Each class will incorporate an animal visit or walk in the zoo.

  • HS5: Tuesdays, Oct. 3, 10, 17, 24; 9:00-11:00 a.m.
  • $48 Members/$72 Non-members

Homeschool - EARLY (Engineering and Robotics Learned Young) Robotics (ages 8 - 9)

Brick Construction
Students will learn the same fundamentals of brick construction that master builders use to create Lego sets. Each week, students will have a different project to work on, from buildings to cars to flying machines, using bricks, specialty pieces and small motors.

  • HS6: Thursdays; Oct. 5, 12, 19, 26; 9:00-11:00 a.m.
  • $48 Members/$72 Non-members

Homeschool Brick Engineering (ages 5 - 11)

Brick Engineering
A series of different topics will be covered in this brick engineering class from design, construction, sensors, motors, and programming. Ages 5-7 will focus on brick building, basic motors and simple machines. Ages 8-11 will focus on brick building, small and large motors as well as the use of simple machines with sensors.

  • Ages 5-7
    HS7: Wednesdays: Dec. 6, 13; Jan. 10, 17, 24, 31; 9:00-11:00 a.m.
    Ages 8-11
    HS8: Thursdays: Dec. 7, 14; Jan. 4, 11, 18, 25; 9:00-11:00 a.m.
  • $72 Members/$108 Non-members

Contact Us

Questions or comments? Email camps@greensboroscience.org or call 336-288-3769 x1389.