We are now well into March and today is the first official day of spring! This weekend kicks off yet another string of family fun and festivities here at the Exploreum. Saturday we have our HUGE Easter egg hunt event that we have been preparing for all month. We have lots of other great things planned so please browse below and stay informed on everything the Exploreum has to offer. Spread the word to friends, family and your social network so no one is left out of the good times!
What Are Your Easter Plans?
The Exploreum has big plans for Easter this year. Below are just a few of the things we will have going on March 23.
* Easter egg hunt with hidden prizes
* Photo opportunities with the Easter Bunny and Azalea Trail Maids
* Membership giveaway
* Educational workshops
* Inflatable obstacle course
* Live entertainment by Mobile's own Excelsior Band
We are also excited to announce that the Mobile chapter of Phi Mu sorority will be helping with volunteer efforts as well as donating eggs for the hunt! Please visit their site
and let them know how much we appreciate their help!
All of our events are taking place indoors so we will be having a blast rain or shine!!!
Special Thanks To:
4th Annual Crawfish in the Courtyard!
Sponsored by The Hearin-Chandler Foundation
Heralding the official opening of crawfish season on the Gulf Coast, the Exploreum Junior Advisory Board is hosting its 4th annual Crawfish in the Courtyard. The signature Cajun-themed fundraising soiree will be held at the science center Thursday, April 4th at 6:00pm.
All event proceeds will benefit Discover Science, the Exploreum's program with the Mobile Housing Board to provide underserved children engaging educational science experiences including IMAX film, lab demonstrations and science camps. More than 400 guests attended the previous crawfish event and raised more than $20,000 impacting for the program. Event hosts are the Exploreum's Junior Advisory Board, a volunteer organization of leaders from the young professional community dedicated to raise awareness and support for the Exploreum Science Center.
Admission to Crawfish in the Courtyard is $25 in advance and $35 at the door. A finite number of tickets will be sold to ensure sufficient feasting by attendees.
More details to come so stop back in here next week as they are confirmed. This is one of our most exciting after hours events all year!
Click here to go ahead and pre-register to reserve your space now! *This is a 21 & up event only!
Register For 2013 Spring Camps Now!
Offered April 22-26 8:30-3:30
$130 first child, $120 for each additional sibling per week
$165 first child, $155 for each additional sibling per week
Join the Exploreum for a week-long Nature Adventure! Campers will explore topics such as local ecosystems, art, and gardening. Through hands-on activities campers will also learn the importance of protecting our environment.
Campers must bring their own Lunch. Snacks will be served.
Drop off is at 8:30am and Pick up is at 3:30pm.
Campers picked up late will be charged a dollar per minute for every minute past 3:35pm.
Please fill out one form per camper. Click here to download form.
Register by April 12. Late registration is accepted with a $15.00 fee per camper.
Mail to: Exploreum
P.O. Box 1968
Mobile, AL 36633
Fax to: 251-208-6889
Cancellation Policy: For a full refund, the Exploreum requests that registrants give a one-week notice prior to the camp date.
Links for April camps coming soon!
Summer Camp at the Exploreum
Download the camp details here
Download the camp registration form here
Kids Pre-K4 through 7th grade can enjoy our amazing, science-based Summer Camps! From the arts and sports to
forensics and engineering, there is something for everyone!
All camps are from 8:30am to 3:30pm and include two snacks each day. We do not provide lunch. Campers may bring their own lunch or they may purchase lunch at the Exploreum Café. Please contact Jacqlyn Kirkland if your child has any food allergies or if you have any other questions or concerns.
Outreach Education Specialist
Gulf Coast Exploreum
To register for the Exploreum's Summer Camp programs, please review the descriptions on the following pages and choose your camp(s) accordingly. Select the appropriate grade level for each camp based on what grade your child will be entering in Fall 2013. For example, if your child just completed 1st grade and is entering 2nd grade in the Fall, you would select the 2nd- 4th grade camp instead of PreK4 - 1st. Campers must be at least 4 years old and potty trained. Full payment must accompany this registration form.
Camp class size is restricted, so register soon!
Members $130 first child, $120 for each additional sibling per camp
Non-Members $165 first child, $155 for each additional sibling per camp
Stay tuned for online registration options as well. In the meantime the forms above can be completed and mailed in to the Exploreum with payment.
NEW! Exploreum Membership Promotions!
Starting next week (3/25 - 4/5) we have two promotions for $10 off membership. For mini-family or new standard family members the promo code is DECA. For standard family renewals the code is RENEW.
Also, "Bring a Friend" week starts Monday and runs through Saturday, March 30 (3/25 - 3/30).
Exploreum Family Memberships are normally available for $100, and they include unlimited visits to the Exploreum, FREE tickets for friends, discounts on IMAX films, gift shop purchases, camps, birthday parties and more. Take advantage of this promotion and get an even greater membership value!
Our Members Do More, See More, Spend Less! Sign up today!
|We look forward to seeing you at the Gulf Coast Exploreum soon. Whether it is at the IMAX, My Body Works, Scratch Factory or one of our many other exhibits or special events, we are always happy to have you and your family! Remember one of the best ways to fully enjoy the Exploreum is to purchase a family membership package. The benefits are exceptional and well worth it! Help us spread the word and stay informed by liking us on Facebook and sharing with your friends.
Gulf Coast Exploreum
In This Issue
- Easter Egg Hunt & More
- Crawfish in the Courtyard
- 2013 Spring Camp
- 2013 Summer Camps
- New Membership