STEAM Days

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STEAM Days!

Join us at the Air Zoo for some free, outdoor, community-wide fun!  We are hosting three STEAM Day Saturday's this summer to inspire families from around the area with science based experiences.  STEAM Day visitors will enjoy hands on science stations hosted by a slew of local businesses as well as Air Zoo educators and staff. Have a blast trying out our newest STEAM activities and learning toys for sale at the Fly Buy Gift Shop, ordered especially for these cool events and outdoor fun. The Kitty Hawk Cafe will also have grab-n-go lunches available for families to purchase while they explore.   Saturday STEAM Days are planned for June 19th, July 24th, and August 21st.


Saturday, June 19 • 11am-3pm

Outdoors: Kicking off a fun summer of STEAM programming, the Society of Women Engineering Corporate Engineering Challenge celebration will take place outside, on the front lawn of the Air Zoo, this year - and YOU are invited to join us. The event will kick off at 11am with a women's panel discussion at noon. Activity tables, sponsor giveaways, toys, activities, sales, food and more will be available for families. 

Indoors: Attendees are welcome to purchase admission to the Air Zoo if they choose to tour the Air Zoo Buildings and check out the new 2020-2021 exhibits.  See Plan Your Visit for general admission rates and safety policies and procedures. The Air Zoo is a proud participant in the national Museums for All program, which offers families that have qualified for EBT*/WIC assistance admission to the center for only $2/person age 5+. Kids 4 and under are always free!

*P-EBT cards are not accepted for discount.

 

Outdoor Activities

  • Engage with women engineers as they share their stories and inspirations during a noon panel discussion.

  • Enjoy fun and exciting STEAM activities brought to you by our corporate sponsors, including a SPF Beads and Wind Bags station, a cool antibody challenge to name a few.

  • Get messy at the tie-dye station, sponsored by the Society of Women Engineers. Bring your own white shirt or purchase one from the Air Zoo for just $5/each (qty and sizes are limited). 

  • Create and test a special catapult under the engineering direction of an Air Zoo educator.

  • Enjoy Grab-n-Go goodies on sale from our Kitty Hawk Cafe.

  • Create some sidewalk art and test out some fun hands-on STEM activities sponsored by the Fly Buy Gift Shop. All activities are available for purchase while supplies last. 


Saturday, July 24 • 11am-3pm

Outdoors: We hope you can join us for our second Saturday STEAM Day Event!  This science and fun filled event will take place outside, on the front lawn of the Air Zoo, and is FREE to all that attend.  Our July event is space themed! So bring your best space helmet, NASA gear, or alien buddy and join us for some out-ot-this-world fun! The event will run from 11-3 and guests will enjoy hands-on activity tables, sponsor giveaways, toy demos, education demos, Fly Buy summer STEM toy sales, food from the Kitty Hawk Cafe and more. 

Special Visitor! "Doc," a B-29 Superfortress, will be visiting at the Air Zoo's Flight Discovery Center (FDC) July 23rd-25th! Stop over and visit the courtyard for a sneak peek!

Indoors: Attendees are welcome to purchase admission to the Air Zoo if they choose to tour the Air Zoo Buildings and check out the new 2020-2021 exhibits.  See Plan Your Visit for general admission rates and safety policies and procedures. The Air Zoo is a proud participant in the national Museums for All program, which offers families that have qualified for EBT*/WIC assistance admission to the center for only $2/person age 5+. Kids 4 and under are always free!

*P-EBT cards are not accepted for discount.

Outdoor Activities

  • Enjoy fun and exciting STEAM activities brought to you by our corporate sponsors.

  • Design and test launch a rocket, and create a constellation telescope under the engineering direction of an Air Zoo educator.

  • Enjoy Grab-n-Go goodies on sale from our Kitty Hawk Cafe.

  • Create some sidewalk art and test out some fun hand-on STEM activities sponsored by the Fly Buy Gift Shop. All activities are available for purchase while supplies last. 


Saturday, August 21 • 11am-3pm

Outdoors: "Fly over" and join us for our FINAL Saturday STEAM Day Event!  This science and fun filled day will take place outdoors, on the front lawn of the Air Zoo, and is FREE to all that attend.  On Thursday, August 19th, National Aviation Day is recognized in the USA.  We will celebrate this exciting day on Saturday, August 21st with YOU!  As this STEAM Day is aviation themed make sure to bring your best pilot cap and some speedy running shoes as we experiment with wind, speed and flight! The event will kick off at 11 and guests will enjoy hands-on activity tables, sponsor giveaways, toy demos, education demos, Fly Buy summer STEM toy sales, food from the Kitty Hawk Cafe and more. Check back for more activity details!

Indoors: Attendees are welcome to purchase admission to the Air Zoo if they choose to tour the Air Zoo Buildings and check out the new 2020-2021 exhibits.  See Plan Your Visit for general admission rates and safety policies and procedures. The Air Zoo is a proud participant in the national Museums for All program, which offers families that have qualified for EBT*/WIC assistance admission to the center for only $2/person age 5+. Kids 4 and under are always free!

*P-EBT cards are not accepted for discount.

Outdoor Activities

  • Enjoy fun and exciting STEAM activities brought to you by our corporate sponsors.

  • Aviation themed activities and challenges with Air Zoo educators: Chopper Copters, Balso Gliders & Wild Wings

  • A "Wright Race," so where your "fastest" shoes.

  • Enjoy Grab-n-Go goodies on sale from our Kitty Hawk Cafe.

  • Create some sidewalk art and test out some fun hand-on STEM activities sponsored by the Fly Buy Gift Shop. All activities are available for purchase while supplies last. 

Come visit us.