FREE Weekend Science


Wildlife Explorers (Ages 5+)        

Created by the National Recreation and Parks Association, this 6-week program gives children an opportunity to connect with nature in local parks.

Program will take place at Sugar Sand Park and Gumbo Limbo Nature Center.

Workbooks and supplies will be provided. This is a guided outdoor activity, so please dress accordingly.

Cost: Free
Time: 10am-11am; final session on 3/16 will run from 10am-12pm.
Dates: Saturdays Feb 9, Feb 16, Feb 23, Mar 2, Mar 9*, Mar 16*
*Meet at Gumbo Limbo Nature Center on these dates



Sensory-Friendly Saturdays (Ages 5+)              

Man pushing girl in a wheelchair

Join us the first Saturday of each month for an opportunity to explore the museum in a sensory-modified setting with sound and lighting adjustments. Call 561-347-3906 for additional information.

Time: 9-10am


Sat, Feb 2

Sat, Mar 2

Sat, Apr 6


Expedition: Sugar Sand Park Science Playground (Ages 5+)                            

Put your thinking caps on and join us the second Saturday of each month, as we take a closer look at the scientific principles found within our inclusive Science Playground!

Time: 9-10am


Sat, Feb 9

Sat, Mar 9

Sat, Apr 13

Two girls posing on the playground


Science Stories (Ages 5+)

Stop by to hear some of our favorite science inspired stories! Every Saturday morning our staff likes to pick out their favorite books and share them with everyone. Of course, we have a funny way of finding the science in every story. Play and learn as we use props and engagements to bring stories to life.

Every Saturday at 11:30am

Instructor reading book to kids


Instructor performing experimentWeekend Demos (Ages 7+)


Join the Explorium staff as we dig a little deeper into some exciting scientific principles! We'll spark your curiosity during these FREE 30 minute, interactive, demonstrations. Engaging explanations combine with audience participation to create an enjoyable learning experience for everyone!

Time: 3:30pm


Jan 19 & 20

Feb 23 & 24

Mar 23 & 24

Apr 20 & 21

May 18 & 19



Learn more about our AWESOME programs
in the Public Programs Guide HERE!

Greater Boca Raton Beach & Park District
Children's Science Explorium

300 S. Military Trl

Boca Raton FL, 33486