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Birthday Parties

Have your child's birthday party at COSI! COSI birthdays are a mix of silly science and serious fun! Please submit your reservation at least three weeks in advance.

Ages 6-11, Ages 3-5

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Butterflies & Insects Galore

Budding entomologists will enjoy this opportunity to examine bugs closely, build a habitat, and take home your very own caterpillar.
  • Program Date(s):
  • Saturday, May 9, 2015
  • 10:00am - 11:30am

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Join us on Saturday, April 25, 2015 for Blast, COSI's signature fundraising event and party with a purpose in celebration of COSI’s impact on learners of all ages. This event will feature favorite local restaurants serving gourmet fare, beer and wine, lively music, an exciting auction, a unique raffle and more, all with a COSI twist.

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Bugs & Butterflies

Flutter like a butterfly, creep like a ladybug and wiggle like a worm in this fun-filled hands-on workshop.
  • Program Date(s):
  • Friday May 8, 2015
  • 10:00am - 11:00am

Beginner Robotics

Discover how robots are made and how they perform tasks. You become the engineer and design a program for your robot! Build a simple LEGO® WeDo robot and learn the importance of programming.

  • Grade Level: Grades K-4

Boys Overnight, Grades 1-8

  • 2013 Theme: 60-Second Science
  • Boys/Girls/Co-ed: Boys
  • Grade Level: Grades 1-8
  • Scouting Levels: Cub Scout | Boy Scout
  • Available Dates:
  • Saturday, February 16, 2013
  • Saturday, April 20, 2013

Boys or Girls Day Program Grades K-3

  • 2013 Theme: 60-Second Science
  • Boys/Girls/Co-ed: Co-ed
  • Grade Level: Grades K-3
  • Available Dates:
  • Saturday, February 09, 2013
  • Saturday, March 16, 2013
  • Saturday, March 23, 2013
  • Sunday, April 21, 2013
  • Sunday, April 28, 2013

Ball Launcher

Participants use air pressure from a heavy weight to launch a foam ball high into the air.

Be A Builder

Participants use two dimensional blueprints and wooden blocks to build a three dimensional structure. Blueprints come in a variety of levels of difficulty ranging from Easy to Very Difficult.

Bugs 3D: A Rainforest Adventure

Come face-to-face with the amazing universe of Bugs! Follow bug “stars” Papilio (a praying mantis) and Hierodula (a Great Mormon butterfly) in dramatic 3D, as these two little bugs go on a giant screen rainforest adventure in exotic Borneo.

Busting Myths

Try some famous science myths by experimenting with electricity, cooling off with liquid nitrogen, playing tug-of-war with phone books, and exploring what happens when you mix Mentos with diet soda.

  • Age Level: Ages 6-11