Programs

Family Science Days

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catapults

Monday, January 22 | 10am – 12pm

Free with Admission | All Ages
In lieu of our normal PIR Day Camp, we’re holding a family day all about the science of catapults! Join our tech volunteers to build your own catapult with your own challenges. Then, join us for extended Open Lab hours in the STEAMlab to see how you can use your new knowledge with special coding programs.

womenscience

Saturday, February 10 | 11am – 3pm

Free with Admission | All Ages
We’re celebrating International Women in Science day! Local women scientists will be at the museum with science experiments, activities and fun for everyone in the family. Join us to discuss Women in STEM, explore different fields of science, and learn how women in our community are advancing their fields. Partnership with WISE – Women in Science and Engineering.

donky

Monday, February 19 | 10am – 12pm

Free with Admission | All Ages
Join us on President’s Day for a great Family Science Day with Oliver the Therapy Donkey. He’ll be IN the museum! Used by Intermountain Therapy Animals to help individuals in times of stress, Oliver will join us at the museum for some cuddle time. His owners will discuss how certain animals are great for calming nerves.

bugs

Thursday, April 12 | 10am – 12pm

Free with Admission | All Ages
All about BUGS! Come join us for live bugs, demonstrations and activities all around bugs! You’ll get a first hand look at our new exhibit – A Bug’s World – opening Spring 2018. Learn about fascinating creepy crawlies with an Entomologist from MSU. Hold some cool cockroaches and learn what makes an insect, an insect.

crawly

Friday, April 13 | 10am – 12pm

Free with Admission | All Ages
Crafting creepy crawlies! Join a Bozeman artist, Greta Moore, in creating different kinds of bugs through fun, hands-on, crafting projects! Using pipe cleaners, googlie eyes, coloring pages and more- create your very own bugs to take home

mothersday

Friday, May 11 | 10am – 12pm

Free with Admission | All Ages
Get ready to spoil mom with handmade gifts. Stop by the museum to make a craft for mom! From potted plants, unique handmade flowers, salt dough handprints and other great crafts, the kids will be ready to spoil mom, grandma or auntie with a cute project.

After-School

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Monday Open Lab

Drop Off: For Grades 6 – 12
3 – 5 pm thru the school year
$7 or free with membership

Additional daytime hours weekly;
View the full schedule here!

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Tuesday Open Lab

Drop Off: For Grades 6 – 12
4 – 7 pm thru the school year
$7 or free with membership

Additional daytime hours weekly;
View the full schedule here!

Ongoing Programs

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Friday Open Lab

Drop Off: For Grades 6 – 12
10am – 12pm thru the school year
$7 or free with membership

Additional daytime hours weekly;
View the full schedule here!

musicmonday

February 5 | 10:30 – 11:30am

Join us this month for Music Monday with Music Kate!
On Monday mornings monthly throughout the school year, CMB teams up with Kate “Music Kate” Bryan, Rachel Waterman and Chet Leach for a series of fun, family-oriented music-making experiences. Sign up for Music Monday with Kate Bryan.

FreeFriday

Next FFN: January 12th

The Second Friday of every month!
Friday nights at the Children’s museum are fun for the whole family! Play and learn together as you explore our exhibits. We’ll be serving pizza for $1 a slice, thanks to the generous sponsorship of Tarantino’s Pizzeria.

School Field Trips

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Grades PreK – 2

Museum field trips are offered to area schools and other organizations year-round! We are able to host up to 32 children at a time at a group rate of $5. In groups of 20 or more, accompanying adults are free of charge; one adult, please, for every 5 children to ensure adequate supervision as your group explores our museum. Call us to learn more and sign up! (406)522-9087, or outreach@cmbozeman.org

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Grades 3 – 6

STEAMlab Field Trips explore NGSS standard-aligned curriculum, and are offered to area classrooms throughout the school year. Students will split into groups to cycle through a variety of STEAM-focused, hands-on activities. Contact STEAMlab Programs Manager, Margaret Ramsden, to learn more and sign up! (406)522-9087, or mramsden@cmbozeman.org