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. You can see our program schedule on our online calendar. You can also view, print and download our Program Brochure and  2018 Schedule of Events.

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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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Preschool Education Program

Young children are natural scientists. This program encourages these natural instincts through guided discovery and exploration during the school year.Read More »
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Summer Rocket Camp

This new program brings the excitement of rocketry to a week-long day camp, July 23 to 27, 2018, at Basalt Middle School and Crown Mountain Park.Learn More »
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Science of Cooking

Enhance your cooking skills and enjoyment of food by learning more about the science of how food is prepared, in this new program presented in partnership with the Cooking School of Aspen!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 of Music

Explore the intersection of science and music! In partnership with the Aspen Music Festival and School. ON HIATUS in 2017.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! We bring the coffee and cookies, you bring your curiosity! January, February and March.Learn More »
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Summer Day Camps

Every summer, Aspen Science Center visits summer camps around the valley to deliver hands-on science demonstrations and activities.Learn 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 Center Technology Workshop

Intern field trip days where our fresh young minds give back to the community and build generational bonds by helping seniors solve problems with computers, smart phones, tables, and other technology.Learn More »