Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum Announces
2017 Kids Week Programs
February 20 – 25, 2017
Week Of Fun, Educational Programming
Centers Around The Science And Art Of Games
The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum will host its annual Kids Week from Monday, February 20–Saturday, February 25. During Kids Week, visitors will have the opportunity to participate in dozens of fun-filled activities, hands-on workshops, live shows, special guests and demonstrations that the whole family will enjoy.
This year, Kids Week will explore the theme of the science and art of games. Kids can explore STEAM (science, technology, engineering, the arts and math) as they play cutting-edge digital games, design their own games, explore interactive displays, view live demonstrations and meet special guests at this week-long festival. Families will learn about the logic and imagination that goes into game design, scientific investigation and discovery as they build, tinker and play.
Kids Week programming partners include FIRST, Mad Science, Twitch.tv, Dazzling Discoveries, Games for Change, Playcrafting, Institute of Play, Rube Goldberg, New York Code and Design Academy, Liberty Science Center, STEAM Kids Lab and more!
Special guests include Jarod Miller, a zoologist and naturalist who has appeared on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno and Late Night with Conan O’Brien, along with his amazing animals; former NASA astronaut Mike Massimino; and a lineup of popular children’s book authors and scientists.
In addition, Intrepid Museum educators will lead live demonstrations, planetarium presentations, sketch theater performances, and Tour Guides will lead themed Tour Guide Talks throughout each day.
For complete Kids Week activity and performance schedules, visit www.intrepidmuseum.org. Performers and schedule are subject to change. All Kids Week activities are free with Museum admission.
About the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum is a non-profit, educational institution featuring the legendary aircraft carrier Intrepid, the space shuttle Enterprise, the world’s fastest jets and a guided missile submarine. Through exhibitions, educational programming and the foremost collection of technologically groundbreaking aircraft and vessels, visitors of all ages and abilities are taken on an interactive journey through history to learn about American innovation and bravery.
The Intrepid Museum fulfills its mission to honor our heroes, educate the public and inspire our youth by connecting them to history through hands-on exploration while bridging the future by inspiring innovation.