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Educational Programs


Educational Programs

Explora offers over 200 interactive Explorations programs, benchmarked to the New Mexico State educational standards, for schools, homeschool groups, libraries, and community centers. These programs also are offered for adults and seniors.

Each year, Explora facilitates more than 2,200 programs for over 70,000 people from all 33 New Mexico counties and from the surrounding states. Programs take place at Explora, at community sites, or virtually and can be offered in both English and Spanish.

Explora offers over 200 interactive Explorations programs, benchmarked to the New Mexico State educational standards, for schools, homeschool groups, libraries, and community centers. These programs also are offered for adults and seniors.

Each year, Explora facilitates more than 2,200 programs for over 70,000 people from all 33 New Mexico counties and from the surrounding states. Programs take place at Explora, at community sites, or virtually and can be offered in both English and Spanish.




Current Programs

Semester Programs

Explora is offering virtual educational programs during the semester:

  • Growing a Scientist™:  Preschoolers ages 2½ to 5 and their adult companions make discoveries about science by questioning, experiencing, and investigating.
  • Science to Grow On™:  Children in K-3rd grades make discoveries by questioning, experiencing, and investigating.
  • Engineering Investigators:  3rd-5th graders investigate how things move and use that knowledge to build a series of connected actions.
  • Maker Mondays: K-8th graders create, design, and build using everyday materials. 
  • Home School Explorations:  Home school students in grades K-8 will enjoy a semester of weekly experiential science, technology, and art programs.
Learn more on the Semester Programs page

In Person Camps

Ignite your child’s learning with a science-rich camp experience! Explora offers in-person summer, spring, and winter break camps, along with camps during the school year. Visit our camps page for current availability.
Learn more about in person camps

Youth Intern Program

Explora’s Youth Intern Program involves high school students in a three-year internship during which they experience an engaging approach to learning and become educators in their community. Internship opportunities are a mix of in-person and virtual engagements.

Virtual Outreach Educational Programs

Science Fiesta

Ignite your child’s learning with a science-rich camp experience! Explora offers in-person summer, spring, and winter break camps, along with camps during the school year. Visit our camps page for current availability.
Learn more on the Science Fiesta page

Virtual Camps

Explora virtual summer camp programs are designed for your students to have an in-depth “camp” experience without leaving your home.
Learn more about Explora’s virtual camp offerings

Video Producer Maker in Residence Program

An introductory workshop series designed to provide participants with the right tools to create compelling video content.
Learn more about the program

Virtual Family Science Nights

Want to engage your whole family in some science fun from home? Virtual Family Science Nights also are available.
Check out the videos below and follow along



Current Programs

Semester Programs

Explora is offering virtual educational programs during the semester:

  • Growing a Scientist™:  Preschoolers ages 2½ to 5 and their adult companions make discoveries about science by questioning, experiencing, and investigating.
  • Science to Grow On™:  Children in K-3rd grades make discoveries by questioning, experiencing, and investigating.
  • Engineering Investigators:  3rd-5th graders investigate how things move and use that knowledge to build a series of connected actions.
  • Maker Lab:  3rd-6th graders explore construction, materials development, electronics principles, and robotics systems and design in this after-school robotics club.
  • Home School Explorations:  Home school students in grades K-8 will enjoy a semester of weekly experiential science, technology, and art programs.
Learn more on the Semester Programs page

In Person Camps

Ignite your child’s learning with a science-rich camp experience! Explora offers in-person summer, spring, and winter break camps, along with camps during the school year. Visit our camps page for current availability.
Learn more about in person camps

Youth Intern Program

Explora’s Youth Intern Program involves high school students in a three-year internship during which they experience an engaging approach to learning and become educators in their community. Internship opportunities are a mix of in-person and virtual engagements.

Virtual Outreach Educational Programs

Science Fiesta

Ignite your child’s learning with a science-rich camp experience! Explora offers in-person summer, spring, and winter break camps, along with camps during the school year. Visit our camps page for current availability.
Learn more on the Science Fiesta page

Virtual Camps

Explora virtual summer camp programs are designed for your students to have an in-depth “camp” experience without leaving your home.
Learn more about Explora’s virtual camp offerings

Video Producer Maker in Residence Program

An introductory workshop series designed to provide participants with the right tools to create compelling video content.
Learn more about the program.

Virtual Family Science Nights

Want to engage your whole family in some science fun from home? Virtual Family Science Nights also are available.
Check out the videos below and follow along

Virtual Family Science Nights

Virtual Family Science Nights