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Examine • investigate • create • invent


*Child must be age 4 by September 30, 2013.
For more information or to register, call 563-324-1054 ext. 266.

Click here for a printable registration form!


2013 - 2014 Schedule

$10 per program • $8 (Putnam Members)
Season pricing: $32 • $24 (Putnam Members)


Fall Season - SOLD OUT

What Goes Up Jr.
Saturday, September 7 • 9:00 -10:30 a.m.

It’s a bird, it’s a plane – it’s the return of Putnam Explorer’s Jr.!  Join us for some high-flying fun exploring all things that fly, soar and lift off.


Sticky, Icky, Ooey, Gooey Jr.
Saturday, October 5 • 9:00 -10:30 a.m.

It oozes, it runs, it sticks… and it’s all for you to experience hands on!  We’ll get sticky, icky and giggly as we explore oobleck, flubber  and the fun science of getting messy.


Engineering in Reverse Jr.
Saturday, November 2 • 9:00 -10:30 a.m.

Let’s explore together and find out what goes on inside that makes those ticks, tocks and buzz sounds.  In this workshop, it’s ok to take it apart!


If You Build It…Jr.
Saturday, December 7 • 9:00 -10:30 a.m.

 Join in the fun as we use our favorite builders:  Legos, K’nex and Keva’s!  This hands-on exploration of strength, design, creativity and engineering will delight every budding builder. 




Spring Season- SOLD OUT

Mix it Up Jr.
Saturday, January 11 • 9:00 -10:30 a.m.

Let’s put on the lab coats and break out the beakers! Learn to change the color of a liquid with just a shake, create a monster foam and much, much more!  Don’t miss out on this workshop that is sure to create quite the ‘reaction’!


Rockin’ Robotics Jr.
Saturday, February 1 • 9:00 -10:30 a.m.

Robots aren’t just cool – they ROCK!  Join us for this jammin’ workshop filled with hands-on experiences with robots big and small.  Domo arigato Mr. Roboto!


Who Dunnit? Jr.
Saturday, March 1 • 9:00 -10:30 a.m.

Sherlock who?  Join us this month as we use the power of our sense and work together to solve puzzles and assemble clues.  At the end of this sleuthing workshop, we’ll discover together “who dunnit”!


Explore it! Jr.
Saturday, April 5 • 9:00 -10:30 a.m.

We’ve been waiting and watching and now THEY’RE finally here!   Be the very first to “kid test” the Putnam’s NEW Science, Technology, Engineering and Math interactives.  This memorable workshop is one not to miss!


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



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Putnam Explorers!


563.324.1933
1717 W. 12th St.
Davenport, IA