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June STEM Events for Your Soaring Scientists

Looking for things to do with your little science lovers? We’ve rounded up some of the best STEM events in the NJ area.


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Bring your little brainiac out of her room for new and exciting STEM events. From learning about the depths of the ocean to modern day dinosaurs, there’s something for every scientist to enjoy this month.

Saturday, June 2

Carnival and Science Spectacular

Where: Staten Island Children's Museum, Staten Island, NY
Price: $16
Deets: Learn about science and have fun with STEAM demonstrations and unlimited rides included with admission. Did we mention free popcorn and cotton candy?

Saturday-Sunday, June 2-3

Planetarium Shows

Where: New Jersey State Museum, Trenton
Price: $7/adults, $5/kids
Deets: There’s no place like outer space, especially at the local planetarium. See shows like One World, One Sky, Magic Tree House: Space Mission, Dinosaurs at Dusk, Dark Universe and Wildest Weather in the Solar System all weekend long.

Wednesday, June 6

Science Action Club

Where: Warren County Library, Hackettstown
Price: Free admission
Deets: Learn about the dinosaurs that once roamed the earth and the reptilian descendents that still do today. Registration Required.

Wednesday, June 13

Half Day STEAM Camp

Where: Zaniac Jersey City, Jersey City
Price: $85
Deets: Looking for something fun after a half day at school? Join Zaniac for Game-Based Learning in Minecraft, Robotics, Computer Programming, 3D Printing, Math/Reading or Homework Help. Registration required.

Monday-Friday, June 18-22

Flight Sight & Wheel of Invention

Where: Far Hills Country Day School, Far Hills
Price: $269
Deets: You’re invited to a week-long STEAM club, which challenges to help kids see the world from a different perspective. Make a three-dimensional map with their Flight Sight class or test your trivia knowledge with their Wheel of Invention class.

Wednesday, June 20

STEAM Storytime

Where: Warren County Library, Hackettstown
Price: Free
Deets: Stories and crafts go together like PB&J. Come make a jellyfish salt painting and see what happens when you combine salt and watercolors. Ages 3 and up. Registration required.

Thursday, June 21

I-Steam with Makerspaces

Where: Camp Evans Historic District, Wall
Price: Free
Deets: Mom and Dad, learn how STEAM is integrating into your child’s classroom and how to help your kiddos prepare for the future of technology. Registration required.

Sunday, June 24

STEM Expo

Where: Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, NYC
Price: Varies
Deets: Take a trip into New York City with the Girl Scouts to learn about robotics and listen to keynote speakers. Individuals and families are welcome.

Monday, June 25

EdVenture Camp

Where: Mytechlabs, Livingston
Price: $210-399
Deets: EdVenture is out there! Take your kiddos to camp this summer to practice skills for invention, discovery and creativity. Perfect for your budding biologist from grades K-9.

Ongoing

Unseen Oceans

Where: American Museum of Natural History, NYC
Price: $28/adults, $16.50/kids
Deets: Check out interactive media installations, watch 3D animations of great white sharks, try the magnetic sand table and visit live marine animals while learning about the ocean and the tech used to explore it. Ends January 6.

Classes at L3 Academy

Where: L3 Academy, Montclair
Price: $80-249
Deets: Take your scientists to learn at L3, a STEM learning center and party venue. Try classes like Coding Gals, LEGO Robotics, Jr. Coders, Coding, Introduction to Robotics, STEM Samplers and even Chess.

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