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Examine • investigate • create • invent


2014 - 2015 Schedule

$13 per program • $10 (Putnam Members)
4-Program Fall or Spring Season: $45 • $37 (Putnam Members)

NOTE:  You can sign up for both Fall and Spring Season at the same time if you wish.

Download a registration form here!


Paleo Party
Sunday, September 7 • 1:30 -3:30 p.m.
The Putnam’s new Dinosaur Dig Pit is now open.  Let’s grab our shovels and uncover some new facts about these fascinating creatures.

Circuit Alert
Sunday, October 5 • 1:30 -3:30 p.m.
All about electricity  and how we can make fun things work by completing a simple circuit.

Maker Madness
Sunday, November 2 • 1:30 -3:30 p.m.

Explorers will have their very own mini-Maker Fair; a chance to explore creativity and invention.

It’s Element-ary
Sunday, December 7 • 1:30 -3:30 p.m.
Let’s have some fun with chemistry.  Find out how cool  basic elements can be and see what happens when we rearrange them.


Build - A - Palooza
Sunday, January 11 • 1:30 -3:30 p.m.
It’s time to get out those LEGOs, K’nex and Kapla blocks,  work together in teams and design and build something special.

Sunday, February 8 • 1:30 -3:30 p.m.
If Aliens exist, what could they look like?  Can we really create androids as smart as C3PO?  Let’s explore the possibilities.

Deep Sea and ME
Sunday, March 8 • 1:30 -3:30 p.m.
Dive deep and learn about the amazing creatures that live in the deepest parts of the ocean, the least explored region on earth.

Design Da Vinci
Sunday, April 12 • 1:30 -3:30 p.m.
In honor of Leonardo Da Vinci’s  562nd birthday, we’ll look at the things he invented, then find our own inner genius as we invent some things of our own.

Scholarships available thanks to funding provided by: Doris & Victor Day Foundation, Rauch Family Foundation II, Inc., Rock Island Community Foundation.

Pre-K through
1st Grade?

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Explorers Jr.!

1717 W. 12th St.
Davenport, IA