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Classes for Children & Teens

When your child takes a class at the Rockville Science Center, you know they will experience hands-on learning in a small group. The Rockville Science Center offers classes for children and teens ages 7 & up. We even offer classes that the whole family can take part in! We have afterschool and homeschool programs or you can sign up for single-topic class. Looking for summer camps? Click hereCheck out the current list of classes below and sign up today! 

Rockville Science Center: A haven for curious kids!


Discounts & Financial Aid

The Rockville Science Center strives to keep our fees affordable. Scholarships are available to children who qualify for free lunch at school. We also offer 10 - 20% discounts for siblings and those signing up for more than one class. If you qualify for any of these discounts, please email for directions on how to complete your registration.

Sign up for a class!

Join us after school, on the weekend or even during the day for homeschool students. Whatever the time or day, participants will have fun while experiencing hands-on learning in small groups. All classes take place at our storefront location (36C Maryland Ave, Rockville). You can see the listings for all our classes and camps on Eventbrite.



Build Your Own Solar System (ages 7-14)

Have fun making a Solar System mobile you can take home to learn about our solar system.

• Learn how Earth and the other planets interact with the Sun

• See what causes a lunar and solar eclipse

• Get details on how to see the exciting comet which is passing us now,

   designated as C/2022 E3 (ZTF)

• Learn about Polaris, the North Star and how to find other celestial objects

• Discover the different types of telescopes available to observe the wonders of the night sky


Saturday, April 15, 10:30 am - noon

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New classes are added every week!
Class Policies

Photo Release

By registering for a class or other event, I consent to Rockville Science Center's use of myself and/or my child’s image and likeness as shown in any photographs, videotapes, motion picture film, or electronic images and any audio recordings made of the participant’s voice in whatever way Rockville Science Center desires, including television, print, website, and social media platforms. Furthermore, I consent that such photographs, films, recordings, electronic images shall be the sole property of  Rockville Science Center.

RSC's Cancellation Policy

If you need to cancel a registration, please email us at as soon as possible. Cancellations received:

At least 7 days prior to the first class: 100% of the ticket price (minus the fee) will be refunded. 
Less than 7 days prior to the first class: 50% of the ticket price (minus the fee) will be refunded.
Low Enrollment: In the event that the Rockville Science Center cancels a class due to low enrollment, 100% of the ticket price including fees will be promptly refunded.

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