Family Fun with STEM

Workshops for ages 4 to 104

STEM exploration through fun, skill-building activities

All programs will be limited to groups of 10 people and mask-wearing is required to attend. We are taking many precautions to maintain social distancing and keep kids safe. Read about our COVID-19 safety protocols.

Member Discount: $1 off all workshops

Safety Highlights
Small Group Sizes: Program spaces will be limited to 10 participants and restroom breaks will be staggered to limit contact between groups.
Hygiene: Program spaces and furniture will be sanitized before each program. Supplies (scissors, glue sticks, etc.) will be sanitized before use and will not be shared.
Masks: Masks must be worn covering the nose and mouth at all times when inside the building.

Emergency Contact Form
We will hold all forms electronically to minimize contact touch with educators.
● The Emergency Contact Form can be printed off at home, signed, scanned, and emailed in.
● If you do not have access to a computer or printer, you can request to have a form mailed to your home. Please request printed forms by email at education@sloanlongway.org. You can also request forms by phone at 810‐237‐3409.
● If you mail in or drop off your signed form to Longway Planetarium, we will scan forms into our system.

If you have any questions, please call 810-237-3409.

Past Workshops

Workshops for ages 4 to 104

Mothers Make It! - SOLD OUT

Ages 4 to 104

Date: Saturday, May 8
The same activities will be presented at each workshop:
Time: 12:00-2:00 PM
OR
Time: 3:00-5:00 PM
Location: Longway Planetarium
Fee: $8 per person
Get ready for Mother’s Day with this special maker program! Visit several stations with creative projects to make for your special person. Design pieces of jewelry and make a light-up card. Use cardstock to make a beautiful rose, along with other fun projects. Whether you spend the afternoon with your grown-up making together, or create a wonderful handmade surprise, you’re sure to make Mother’s Day special!

Birdhouse Build

Ages 4 to 104

Date: Saturday, April 10
Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Location: Longway Planetarium
Fee: $8 per person
Spring is here, grass is growing, flowers are blooming, and those birds you hear chirping need a shelter! Work together to build a birdhouse that will help protect birds from the weather. Learn about birds and decorate your birdhouse with a variety of materials! Each participant will build their own birdhouse.

Bridge Challenge

Ages 4 to 104

Date: Saturday, February 13
Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Location: Longway Planetarium
Fee: $8 per person
Work with your family and friends as you design and construct a sturdy bridge that can withstand elements of the weather. Will the structure survive a swirling windstorm? What about a ground-shaking earthquake? Join other eager engineers as you challenge one another to build the longest, strongest bridge. We're up for the challenge. Are you?

Messy Science: Things You Aren’t Supposed To Do At Home - SOLD OUT

Ages 4 to 104

Date: Saturday, January 9
Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Location: Longway Planetarium
Fee: $8 per person
Are you ready to experience a side of STEM that is too messy to do at home? Explore alongside your family and investigate ooey, gooey, messy STEM phenomena. Have a blast with these hands-on science activities without the clean-up hassle!

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