STEAM Through September Logo

Science • Technology • Engineering • Art • Math

 

Passports available now!

 

Jump back into the swing of school!

Challenge your youngsters to engage in a city-wide scavenger hunt!

Explore some of the amazing educational exhibits & programs offered across Boca Raton during the month of September.

Collect a “STEAM through September” Passport at any of the participating locations.  Complete the challenges

and win a prize!

Activities geared for children ages 5 to 12.

 

Boca Raton Public Library LogoChildren's Science Explorium LogoGumbo Limbo Nature Center Logo

To learn more about participating facilities, click on the logos above!

 

How it Works

Explore some of the City of Boca Raton’s amazing exhibits, programs and places, learn something cool, and win prizes in the process!

  • Get your “STEAM through September” passport at any of the participating locations
  • Complete one challenge in each of the (S)cience, (T)echnology, (E)ngineering, (A)rt, and (M)ath categories to earn a stamp
  • Some programs require pre-registration and/ or fees. Check the locations website for more details
  • Collect all five stamps to win a prize! Prizes may be claimed at any of the participating locations

Science

Seining the Lagoon

Explore the wildlife wonders of the estuary in this wet family program. For ages 10+

Where: Gumbo Limbo Nature Center

When: Sat, Sep 1 @ 9:30am & Sat, Sep 22 @ 1:30pm.

 

Expedition: Sugar Sand Park Science Playground

Come explore our inclusive science playground! FREE family program, recommended for ages 5+

Where: Children's Science Explorium

When: Sat, Sep 8 @ 9am

 

Turtle Talk

FREE presentations at the Sea Turtle Rehabilitation Facility. All ages welcome!

Where: Gumbo Limbo Nature Center

When: Daily @ 2pm

Technology

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Many classes available at beginner and intermediate levels and all free of charge!

Where: Spanish River Library

When: Check the library website for dates and times

 

Friday Night at the Museum

Drop off program, includes a screening on Big Hero 6, pizza, and science experiments! Ages 7 to 12. Family discounts available.

Where: Children's Science Explorium

When: Fri, Sep 14 @ 6pm

 

VR [Virtual Reality] Explorers: World Landmarks

Explore landmarks, natural wonderlands, and new locations through VR with this FREE program. Ages 9 to 13

Where: Downtown Library

When: Sat, Sep 15 @ 1pm

Engineering

Explorium Science Squad: Extraordinary Engineers

Where: Children's Science Explorium

When: Tues, Sep 4 @ 4pm for ages 5-6

             Wed, Sep 5 @ 4pm for ages 7-9

 

Little and Youth Makers

Multiple engineering and tech-based programs available for ages 6-14.

Where: Downtown and Spanish River Libraries

When: Check library website for scheduling details

 

S'more Science

Family friendly program, for all ages.

Where: Gumbo Limbo Nature Center

When: Sun, Sep 30 @ 5pm

 

Engineering Challenge

Where: Children's Science Explorium

When: Available daily at the Explorium desk

Art

Make and Take: Scribble Robots

Drop-in program. Supplies are limited. Ages 5+.

Where: Children's Science Explorium

When: Sun, Sep 2 @ 11:30am

 

Nature Detectives

Explore the colors and art of our natural world. Ages 5-7

Where: Gumbo Limbo Nature Center

When: Sat, Sep 1 @ 11:30am

 

Tween Explorers: Marbled Mugs

Master the science of density and the art of color. Ages 9-11. FREE!

Where: Downtown Library

When: Wed, Sept 5 @ 6:30pm

 

Art Gallery Challenge

A FREE, self-guided adventure for ages 5-12.

Where: Downtown and Spanish River Libraries

When: Available daily at the Youth Services desk

Math

                Eyes to the Skies

                Learn to navigate by the stars. FREE, drop-in program.

                Where: Children's Science Explorium

                When: Fri, Sep 21 @ 8pm

 

                Trigo-frog-etry

                Ages 7+. FREE!

                Where: Children's Science Explorium

                When: Available daily at the Explorium desk

 

               Sea Turtle Biologist Challenge

               Recommended for ages 5+. FREE!

               Where: Gumbo Limbo Nature Center

               When: Available daily at the Sea Turtle Rehabilitation Facility

 

               1, 2, 3, and A to Z Scavenger Hunt

                Recommended for ages 5+. FREE!

                Where: Downtown and Spanish River Libraries

                When: Available daily at the Youth Services desk

              

Passports available now!