All About STEAMing through September!

How It Works

Explore some of the City of Boca Raton’s amazing exhibits, programs and places, learn something cool, and win prizes in the process!

  • Get your “STEAM through September” passport at any of the participating locations
  • Complete one challenge in each of the (S)cience, (T)echnology, (E)ngineering, (A)rt, and (M)ath categories to earn a stamp
  • Some programs require pre-registration and/ or fees. Check the locations website for more details
  • Collect all five stamps to win a prize!  Prizes may be claimed at any of the participating locations, but must be collected by Friday, October 13, 2017.

* Programs that have aready taken place have been removed from the list below.

Science

Children Science Explorium - Science Challenge – Available all month long at the Children’s Science Explorium, ask a staff member to take the Science Challenge! Explore the exhibits to find clues and answers. Win a prize and earn a stamp!  FREE activity.

Technology

Gumbo Limbo Nature Center - Renewable Energy Lab – Tackle some of the biggest questions facing the planet today, in this open-ended energy laboratory at Gumbo Limbo Nature Center. Families are invited to drop in, experiment, measure and work together to learn more about the many ways we can power the future. Saturday, September 23, from 11am to 1pm.

Engineering

Gumbo Limbo Nature CenterEco Craft Lab: Underwater Viewers – The whole family is invited to explore under the sea, and participate in this drop-in crafting session at Gumbo Limbo Nature Center. Learn how to build your very own bathyscope (underwater viewer). Open to all ages, September 30, from 11am to 1pm.

Art

Downtown Library - Art Gallery Challenge – Talk to a staff member at the Youth Services desk at either the Downtown or Spanish River Library branch for an Art Gallery Challenge! Explore the art gallery, looking for clues and answers. Complete the challenge to earn your stamp. Available for the month of September. FREE activity.

Math

Gumbo Limbo Nature Center - Sea Turtle Biology Challenge – Find the Activity Kiosk in Gumbo Limbo Nature Center’s Sea turtle Rehabilitation Facility, and try your hand as a marine veterinarian. Explore the Facility, meet our sea turtle patients, take measurements and solve all the problems to earn a stamp! Available throughout the month of September. FREE activity.

Spanish River Library - Library Scavenger Hunt - Challenge yourself with this scavenger hunt where you will sharpen your math skills while also learning your way around the the Libraries! Ask a staff member at the Youth Services desk for this challenge, available throughout the month of September. FREE activity.

 

Download your STEAM passport here.

 

 


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