Life Science Outside!

Life Science Outside! is an after school series meant for kids to gather, socialize, and learn in a safe environment.

Children and their guardians can join us for these weekly programs where we explore ecology, plants and their pollinators, birds, and more.

We will be meeting in Roberson’s outdoor education space–right next to Clayworks Studio on the Roberson Museum campus.

Offered in the spring and October!

Date & Time

Wednesdays, Spring TBD

3:30 – 4:30 PM

Rain dates: Fridays


Geared toward students grades K-3.

At least one parent must be in attendance.
In line with the NGSS.


Roberson Members: $6 per student, 1 free adult chaperone per child
Not-Yet-Members: $8 per student, 1 free adult chaperone per child
Additional adults are regular admission rate.


After School Workshops

Our Workshops will return in the Spring

October 6 – Getting Ready in the Fall Part 1: Animals. Learn all about how animals adapt to their environment and their particular traits that  help them to get ready and survive the winter season.

October 13 – Getting Ready in the Fall Part 2: Plants. Learn all about how plants (Trees and Flowers)  and their particular traits help them to get ready for the winter season.

October 20 – Animal Feature: All about Bats!  Get ready for Halloween while exploring and learning about bats.

Content is based in the elementary Life Sciences discipline of the Next Generation Science Standards.


Support provided by the general operations support grants from the United Cultural Fund, a program of the Broome County Arts Council; the Conrad and Virginia Klee Foundation; the Zoos, Botanical Gardens and Aquariums Program, administered by the New York State Office of Parks, Recreational, and Historical Preservation; and the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature.