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Youth and Teen Programs

Learn, create, grow, and thrive at Thanksgiving Point’s youth and teen programs! Our courses provide students with the opportunity to develop and practice skills that interest them outside of the classroom. These courses will help prepare students for the future and help strengthen their social and cognitive muscles.

JR. MASTER GARDENER CLUB

FOR KIDS AGES 8-12

This youth 4-H program is a 5-week course that engages students in group and individual learning experiences. During these sessions, students will develop an appreciation for gardening and the environment and will have the opportunity to plant, care for, and harvest the crops at Farm Country.

For further questions email reservations@thanksgivingpoint.org.

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GROWING LEADERS

For teens ages 13-17

Applications are accepted throughout the year.

Growing Leaders is a 4-H program for teens ages 13-17 who volunteer at Thanksgiving Point’s events, summer camps, and other opportunities. Growing Leaders meet monthly to learn valuable life skills, like leadership and collaboration, through trainings and activities. They also meet and interact with members of the Learning & Engagement department, Thanksgiving Point volunteers, and other passionate teens eager to help their community. The Growing Leaders program has a $25 fee which includes a shirt and badge. Growing Leaders will also enroll in 4-H for $10.

For more information email reservations@thanksgivingpoint.org

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MAKER PROGRAM

FOR AGES 8-18

The Thanksgiving Point Makerspace at the Museum of Natural Curiosity is a place where students explore their ability to create, invent, and innovate using a vast array of tools and materials.

We offer courses in-person for My Tech High. Currently classes are filled and in-session.

  • Makerspace Design (Ages 14-18)
  • Makerspace Junior (Ages 8-9)
  • Makerspace Design Foundations (Ages 10-13)

More classes will be offered in the fall. Updates will be posted as we approach registration time.

For more information on My Tech High visit www.mytechhigh.com.”

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STEAM FUELED FRIDAYS

FOR HOMESCHOOLERS

Expand their learning outside of the home! Join other homeschoolers for these interactive STEAM-based classes, available for grades 1-6. Children will learn in a collaborative environment from trained educators in Thanksgiving Point venues and connect STEAM to their at-home learning.

Fall 2022 Classes open April 29, 2022.

REGISTRation Opens April 29

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