youth enrichment Tag

Autumn is a time of transition. The days are getting shorter and colder, and the leaves are changing colors. What is the science behind these changes? In this Museum at Prairiefire camp, students will explore the science behind the changes. Participants will examine how and why...

Join the Mid-Continent Public Library as they put on the hats of paleontologists, fighter pilots, detectives and more to investigate TAILS! From comets, to dinosaurs, to rockets, TALES are everywhere in our world...

Did you know decomposers are small creatures in our environment that eat all of nature’s trash!? Join Museum at Prairiefire staff on this Little Explorers Club adventure as they explore decomposers and how they help our ecosystem. Participants will see some of the Museum’s own...

The Green Works in Kansas City FREE ECOS program is open for registration! The ECOS Program for 4th - 8th graders includes hikes, bird watching, identification of native trees and plants, nature art projects, and more. ECOS is offered on Saturdays 10am to 12pm and...

Do you have a passion for computers and enjoy being the go-to tech wizard? Have you thought about pursuing a career in the I.T. industry? If so, join the Linda Hall Library for an opportunity to get academic and career advice from Du’An Lightfoot, founder...

The Mid-Continent Public Library welcomes you to the wild world of weather! Investigate why it rains, what causes lightning and even how weather can be predicted via a science called meteorology. Step into the shoes of a meteorologist and create some of your own regional...

Did you know that the Sun has all the colors of the rainbow coming from its light?! On this Museum at Prairiefire Little Explorers adventure, participants will explore how people see light and that it comes in all colors of the rainbow. Participants will make...

Can you build a bridge out of pasta? Pasta comes in many shapes and sizes, including spaghetti, lasagna, macaroni, rotini, manicotti, linguini, and angel hair. The variety of sizes and shapes makes pasta an ideal material for bridge building. In this Museum at Prairie Fire activity,...

In this Mid-Continent Public Library program, participants will be introduced to their senses of smell and taste, and learn how these senses help to enjoy all of their favorite foods as well as the ones that are not as pleasant. Program registration will close 30 minutes...

Discover the amazing world of chemistry with the Mid-Continent Public Library when Mad Science defies gravity with didgeridoo tubes, foaming hands, and steaming chemical reactions. Registration will close 30 minutes prior to the start of the program. Participants will be emailed a Zoom access code...