Open Lab

Open Lab is offered for two age groups: Tiny Scientists (2-5 years old) and scientists 5+ years old. This is a time when Urban STEAM Lab is open to the community for drop-in science. Each week is themed and stations are set up around the room for independent learning. One station is always dedicated to the Monthly STEAM Challenge. During Open Lab hours, the instructor will be around and available for questions, guidance, and pep talks. Registration isn’t required, but is encouraged.

If your family receives public assistance, bring your EBT card or other documentation to receive $10 off Open Lab for either age group.


Open Lab: Tiny Scientists (ages 2-5)

Let your preschooler explore their senses! Age-appropriate activities and experiments are set up at different stations around the lab, so your tiny tinkerer can make a mess, learn, and play with the help of an adult in a stress-free environment. $20/scientist.

Summer (July-August) Schedule:

  • Saturdays, 11a-1p*

    • Not running: August 24, 31

Fall (September-December) Schedule:

  • Tuesdays, 12p-2p

    • Not running: September 3

  • Saturdays, 11a-1p

    • Not running September 28


Open Lab (ages 5+)

Explore on your terms! Bring your own project or work on one of the independent learning experiments we’ve crafted for you. Either way, enjoy access to our resources and equipment while collaborating with friends, old and new. $25/scientist.

Summer (July-August) Schedule:

  • Saturdays, 4:30p-7p

    • Not running: August 31

Fall (September - December) Schedule:

  • Saturdays, 4:30p-7p

    • Not running September 28