SCIENCE EDUCATION PROGRAMS

Aspen Science Center

At Aspen Science Center, our goal is to develop events and programs that cultivate critical thinking and STEM skills, and illustrate how science can be used to better understand our world. For a full list of our summer events, please download our summer schedule.

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Physics For Kids BBQ's

Family-friendly BBQs featuring hands-on science, liquid nitrogen ice cream, experiments and games! Wednesdays in June, July and August.Learn More »
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Summer Science Fair

The Seventh Annual Summer Science Fair will be held on Sunday, August 4, 2018 from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm at Pitkin County Library in Aspen, CO.Learn More »
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Summer Rocket Camp

This new program brings the excitement of rocketry to a week-long July day camp Basalt Middle School and Crown Mountain Park. Dates TBA.Learn More »
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Intern Educators

Our High-School Intern-Educator Program recruits the best students each summer for a rewarding, educational and fun summer paid job!Learn More »
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New Moon Stargazing

The stunning wonder of the cosmos are on display at elevations ranging from 8,000 to 12,095 feet, offering a stunning glimpse back in time and across the universe.Learn More »
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Science and Art

Explore the intersection of science and art! In partnership with the Aspen Art Museum, Anderson Ranch, and others.Learn More »
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Science Sundays

Come explore science at Jimmy’s Restaurant and Basalt Middle School in April and May!Learn More »
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Out of School STEM

ASC is working to bring Out of School STEM to the Roaring Fork Valley to support science education. In development 2017.Learn More »
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Physics Cafes

Join us on selected Wednesdays in the winter for informal discussion and Q&A with working scientists! January, February and March.Learn More »
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Preschool Education Program

Young children are natural scientists. This program encourages these natural instincts through guided discovery and exploration.Read More »
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SCIENCE CHILDREN'S PARTIES

Looking for a fun and educational new idea for a kids birthday or other occasion?Learn More »
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Senior Technology Workshops

Let our interns help with your computers, smartphones, tablets, and other technology.Learn More »