2017 Kids and Family Classes:
During Spring Break we will be offering the following classes:
Family Rocketry: Wednesday, March 29
Learn about rocketry, then build and fly your own!
All ages welcome with an adult present.
$20 for first student, $10 for each additional student.
Solar Rovers: Thursday, March 30
Ages 8+, $20/student
Advanced Rocketry: Friday, March 31
Learn about rocketry, and build and fly your own rocket!
This class uses larger rocket motors than those offered in Family Rocketry, ages 8+
Classes held between June 17 and September 2
Family beginner rocketry class launching solid fuel rockets. Learn how rockets and rocket motors work, then design and fly your very own rocket! Ages: 5 to adult - family oriented. $30 for two, $40 for three, $50 for four. Members receive 20% discount.
Thursday- 10:30-12:30- Planetary Rover Class
This new class for 2016 features information on the Mars Rovers and you will build your own solar rover, and get to run a course with some of our special rovers! Don't miss out, this class is new and exciting, don't be surprised if you see some rovers running around Sunriver this summer! Ages 8 and up. $20 per student. $18 for members. ( no class planned for June 23rd)
Friday- 10:30AM-12:30PM, Rocket Science 303
Build your own solid fuel rocket, choose an engine and watch it fly! This class uses larger rocket motors and rockets than the Family Rocketry Class. Ages 8 and up. $20 per student. $18 for members.
At the Sunriver Nature Center & Observatory we pride ourselves in providing the most engaging, hands-on classes you’ll find. Whether children drop in for a single class or take a whole series, everyone has a good time. Reservations are required, and classes typically run two hours long. Please call (541) 593-4394 or stop by during the day to make a reservation. Cancellations prior to 3pm the day before a scheduled class will receive a full refund.
Reservations are recommended, please call the Nature Center at 541-593-4394. Recommended ages for Thursday and Friday classes is 8-108.