The Lawrence Hall of Science
The public science center of the University of California, Berkeley.
10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
On a visit to The Lawrence, students collaborate to investigate new ideas as they become scientists and engineers for a day.
We partner with school districts to support science learning. We offer district-wide elementary, middle, and high school programs, either virtually or in-person.
We collaborate with a range of partners to innovate in science education. Together, we go further.
Investigate and explore with us this fall in Afterschool Science Online! Experience engaging hands-on science with our expert educators online from the comfort of your own home. All materials required for exciting activities and experiments will be shipped directly to you.
Our interactive programs are available for children entering first grade through high school. Programs run Wednesday afternoons on November 3, 10, 17 & December 1, 8, 15. Advance registration is required in order to ensure that you receive materials before the program begins.
A generous gift provided through a collaboration with the Nobel Foundation is offering full tuition for the Teen Research Program (grades 9-12) to families in need. To apply, do not register for the program, instead fill out this form and you will receive new registration instructions within a few days.
“The staff at LHS camp are amazing…They listened for feedback and shared little stories about the kids’ days. Couldn’t be happier with such a magnificent team.”
Parent of Camper
“High-level and FUN STEM programming. Relatable staff and educators.”
“My son loved it. He was sad when it ended. Every day he came home happy and excited to talk about the day’s activities.”
“I knew she had an excellent day every day when she came home bubbling with facts that she learned that day and stories about what happened at LHS. Thanks for creating such an amazing environment for learning. I wished all students would be able to experience some of what she did during her time at LHS.”
“Kind and welcoming instructors who truly love what they are doing. A quality educational program. Convenient timings. What’s not to love?”
Our online programs bring many of the key elements of in-person instruction to the virtual learning world: personal attention, a low staff-to-participant ratio, serious science learning, lots of hands-on fun, and interaction with other participants.
The online instructors are museum educators from The Lawrence. We maintain a low staff ratio of 1:6, which encourages their engagement with participants.
If you have any questions or concerns, feel free to contact Joanna, Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org
Make sure your shipping address is the same as the one you entered when completing registration. Our shipping time line ensures that the materials box should arrive by Monday of the week before your program. If you have not received materials by that day before 4 p.m., please contact us, and we will work with you to remedy.
When you open the materials box, please review the enclosed packing list to make sure that all the listed contents are present. If something is missing or arrives broken, please let us know by the Monday before your program and we will work with you to remedy.
Please refer to the corresponding program description, as each program is different. Typically, you should be collecting recycled materials for construction and making sure you have a clean designated work space.
While all programs are carefully designed to be age-appropriate, some programs may require limited help from an adult to check the packing list and to help with setup. Please note that children younger than the age range of the program should never handle program materials. Parents are required to be onsite while children are participating in the program. If you still have questions regarding camp materials, please email email@example.com
If you still have any other questions related to registration, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
For those unfamiliar with Zoom, the following links will be helpful:
Please remember to use the email address you provided during registration to log into Zoom. Our programs also require the use of a password for extra security. If you have any issues, please send us an email (email@example.com) and we will be happy to help.
Be sure you are logged into your approved Zoom account before you click the Zoom link.
Make sure you are checking the same email account you used to register. Check your spam folder. If you still can’t find the information, please send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will send another email with the Zoom link information.
For answers to any other questions related to camp, please email us at email@example.com.
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