Explora will be closed to the public from Saturday, March 14 through April 15, 2020. Check back frequently for program status, which may change from hour to hour. Thanks for your patience and understanding as we work to protect one another and our community.
Explora estará cerrado al público del 14 de marzo al 15 de abril del 2020. Gracias por su paciencia y comprensión.
Explora Science Club in Las Cruces
Enrichment Science Classes at Wet Paint Art Studio
For grades 2–5 (ages 7–10)
Register for one month, or both!
Fee for series of 4 classes:
Explora members*: $50; Non-members $60
*Join & Save! Explora members get discounts on semester programs, camps, and free admission all year!
Register now for April 2020
Or call Reservations at 505-224-8341.
Spring 2020 Explorations Schedule
The February Las Cruces Science Club has been canceled. We apologize for the inconvenience.
Spring 2020 Explorations Schedule
February 4–February 25
Be a Mad Hatter!
Tuesday, February 4, 2020
Many people wear hats, but have you ever thought about why? Test fabrics to determine which are the most water repellent, explore how hats’ forms are related to their functions, observe hats in works of art, and make original hats to wear home
Tuesday, February 11, 2020
Investigate which items are attracted to magnets and which are not, and explore attracting and repelling with a wide variety of materials. Students use magnets to add “fur” to animal pictures, race magnetic cars, and more.
Mirror, Mirror on the Wall
Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Investigate reflection and symmetry by comparing images in reflective materials. Build kaleidoscopes and make symmetrical art!
Tuesday, February 25, 2020
Make basic circuits and then apply your knowledge of circuits as you combine motors and batteries with markers and recyclable materials make a simple robot that draws.
April 7–April 28
Tuesday, April 7, 2020
Get ready for some soapy fun as students use a variety of materials and solutions to experiment with bubble blowing. Students observe the colors in a bubble and make colorful bubble prints.
Tuesday, April 14, 2020
Investigate how air interacts with materials to make them float and fly. From making parachutes to making and testing flying contraptions in wind tunnels, to constructing kites, you’ll make many discoveries about the power of air and wind.
Tuesday, April 21, 2020
Let the wind blow! Engineer wind carts to harness the power of the wind. Are two sails better than one? Four wheels better than three? Let’s find out!
It’s Rocket Science!
Tuesday, April 28, 2020
Up, up, and away! We’ll shoot for the moon as we design paper rockets and set ourselves against a series of astronomical challenges.
Location: Wet Paint Art Studio
114 S. Water St., Las Cruces
Day/Time: Tuesdays from 9:30–11am
February 2020 & April 2020
- Grades: 2–5 (ages 7–10)
Explora Science Club in Las Cruces Fees for series of 4 classes
- $50 for Explora members
- $60 for non-members
- Please have the following available when you register: emergency contact name and phone numbers; name of alternate adults who can pick up the child; child’s medications, dosages, and physician’s name; child’s insurance information, as well as any allergy or special needs information for your child.
- Click above to register online or call 505-224-8341.
Our reservations office is open Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm. Questions may also be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
- Para español, llame al 505-224-8323, de lunes a viernes, 9am-5pm.
If a cancellation is received more than 5 business days before the camp, a refund will be issued for the amount minus a 15% administrative fee.
Cancellations received 5 business days or fewer before the camp will not be refunded.
Full fees will be refunded if Explora cancels a program