Teen Science Café

Teen Science Cafés are FREE events where teens can meet a local scientist and find out about their work and career! Meet other teens, have snacks, and enjoy a science talk and activity.

Our 2019 Spring Semester of Teen Science Cafés has ended, but check out these other summer activities for teens!

Summer Camps June 24-28

Grades 9–12

The Great Explora Bake-Off: Throughout the week you will learn new skills in chemistry, calculating, baking, and building. Then use your skills to participate in a final bake-off challenge! What can you create?

New Mexico Science Fiesta

June 22-29

A week of FREE events! 

The New Mexico Science Fiesta is full of hands-on science, technology, engineering, art, and math activities for all ages!

FREE Teen Night at Explora

Friday, June 28, 2019

Teen takeover of Explora featuring an Escape Room, Brain Room and Science Lounge. Youth ages 12–19 are invited to freely explore and engage with the exhibits at Explora, talk with STEM professionals about current cutting-edge ideas in science and technology, compete in an Instagram competition, enjoy free food, and more!


Explora Café

Ideas with Ideum: interactive storytelling with emerging technology

Ideum Image
Friday, April 5, 5:30-7pm @ Explora

Join guest speakers from Ideum, a local interactive design firm, to learn about designing and planning complex digital installations, including video walls, projection mapping, theater projection, and more. Each of these technologies can be used in a variety of settings to tell important stories about science, art, history, and culture.

Ideum’s 40+ employees form an interdisciplinary team that includes designers, software developers, hardware engineers, A/V media specialists, educators, and scientists. In this Teen Science Café, Ideum staff will share their work, discuss the paths they took to exhibit design and development, and answer questions about careers that integrate science, art, and technology.

1701 Mountain Rd NW
Albuquerque, NM 87104



Explora Café

New Mexico Teen Science Cafés

Rio Rancho Café

2019 Rio Rancho dates coming soon!

Loma Colorado Main Library
755 Loma Colorado Blvd. NE
Rio Rancho, NM 87124

Explora’s Cafés are on first Fridays of most months.
No registration or fee, just come and check it out. Explora Café questions? 505-224-8300.

Explora’s Cafés are on first Fridays of most months.
No registration or fee, just come and check it out. Explora Café questions? 505-224-8300.

Funding assistance for Explora Teen Science Cafés, (aka. Café Scientifique), is provided by the Urban Enhancement Trust Fund of the City of Albuquerque.

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Urban Enhancement Trust Fund
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