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Volunteer at Explorium

Volunteers make the world go round! At least at the Explorium they do. Here are a few of the volunteer opportunities that are always available at the Museum. If you have a special talent that you would like to share with us, contact our Volunteer Coordinator, (859) 258-3253 or email brotherton@explorium.com

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Clean Sweep Mondays

Mondays 10:00am - 4:30pm

Clean Sweep Mondays are essential to providing a safe and clean environment for the children of the Explorium.  We will clean, repair, organize and construct various exhibits for daily operations and upcoming events.

Gallery Docent

Tuesday-Friday, one day per week 10:00am-1:00pm
Assist school groups and direct children's activities in the galleries. Show visitors hands-on demonstrations and supervise interaction with exhibits

Birthday Buddy

Saturdays & Sundays
Help make a child's birthday extra-special! Assist with party activities, help prepare the birthday room, greet guests, celebrate and have fun!

Special Events

Various dates & times (generally evenings/weekends)
Join our core volunteers who help throughout the year with special events like Museum Go Round, Bugz All Day, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and Dental Health Week. Volunteers are needed to help with craft activities and greet members and guests.

Sketch Pad

Tuesday - Friday 1:00pm - 5:00pm

The Sketch Pad is a studio space designed for children to explore various art materials while expressing themselves through visual arts.  Volunteers will be assisting with Programming Coordinator, helping re-stock supplies, clean, and assist children in project creation if needed.

Sketch Pad Discovery

Saturday & Sunday 1:00pm - 5:00pm

The Sketch Pad is a studio space designed for children to explore various art materials while expressing themselves through the visual arts.  Themes and projects will vary each weekend. Volunteers will be assisting with Programming Coordinator, helping re-stock supplies, clean, and assist children in project creation if needed.

Imagination Station

Saturdays 13:30pm - 2:00pm

The Imagination Station is a specific drop-in demonstration hour where children are encouraged to explore the world around them.  From Science to cult, children are engaged in asking questions, and testing theories.  Volunteers will be assisting in prepping, cleaning, and engaging children in exploring the daily project.  This may include asking presenter instructions to help children explore options, and assist in demonstrations if needed.

Baby Explorers

Tuesdays 10:30am - 11:15am

Baby Explorers is for children 9 months to 2 years of age.  This program is designed to help little ones develop basic knowledge and experience to assist them in the growth in the presence of their caregivers.  We focus on colors, shapes, letters, manners, and other simple, but important elements in development!  Volunteers will assist in engaging infants in stories and activities, to assist programmer in prepping supplies, organizing supplies, or distributing supplies to participants

Mini da Vincis

Thursdays 10:30am - 11:30am

Mini da Vincis is an art experience specific to ages 2 to 4 years.  This program is designed to help little ones to recognize the role of art in the world, while allowing them to express themselves in the arts.  Volunteers will assist in engaging children, help prep supplies, distribute supplies, clean, and organize.

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Tue Sep 09
6:53 PM-6:53 PM event.2014-09-09.8066069330
Wed Sep 10
10:30 AM-11:00 AM SMASH Club: H is for Health-A Better Me Bingo
Thu Sep 11
10:30 AM-11:00 AM Mini da Vincis: Super Snappy
Fri Sep 12
10:30 AM-11:00 AM Leapin' Littles: Balloon Party
Sat Sep 13
11:00 AM-12:00 AM Super Saturdays: Inertia, Gravity, Momentum...Oh My!
12:30 AM-2:00 PM Imagination Station: Marble Challenge
1:00 PM-5:00 PM Sketch Pad Discovery: Bubble Poppin Prints
Sun Sep 14
1:00 PM-5:00 PM Sketch Pad Discovery: Bubble Poppin Prints
Tue Sep 16
10:30 AM-11:00 AM Baby Explorers: Tape Art
Wed Sep 17
10:30 AM-11:00 AM SMASH Club: S is for Science - Lava Lamps
Thu Sep 18
10:30 AM-11:00 AM Mini da Vincis: Salt Art
Fri Sep 19
10:30 AM-11:00 AM Leapin' Littles: Animal Movement
6:00 PM-10:00 PM Parent's Night Out
Sat Sep 20
11:00 AM-12:00 AM Super Saturdays: Kit Creator
12:30 AM-2:00 PM Imagination Station: Brain Vs. Body
1:00 PM-5:00 PM Sketch Pad Discovery: Metallic Fish
Sun Sep 21
1:00 PM-5:00 PM Sketch Pad Discovery: Metallic Fish
Tue Sep 23
10:30 AM-11:00 AM Baby Explorers: Music and Movement
Wed Sep 24
10:30 AM-11:00 AM SMASH Club: M is for Math - Race to a Dollar
Thu Sep 25
10:30 AM-11:00 AM Mini da Vincis: Crazy Corkboard
Fri Sep 26
10:30 AM-11:00 AM Leapin' Littles: Toss and Turn
Sat Sep 27
11:00 AM-12:00 AM Super Saturdays: Master Magician
12:30 AM-2:00 PM Imagination Station: Mystery Dough
1:00 PM-5:00 PM Sketch Pad Discovery: Fall into Fall
Sun Sep 28
1:00 PM-5:00 PM Sketch Pad Discovery: Fall into Fall
Tue Sep 30
10:30 AM-11:00 AM Baby Explorers: Rainbow City
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