Youth Science Classes

Class Schedule and Fees

We offer Youth Science Classes during both the fall and spring semesters. New class schedules are available mid-September and mid-January. Classes begin in late September/early October and late January/early February. Prices range from $50 to $80, usually dependent on the age of the student and lab supplies.

Youth Science Classes are nonprofit, and we strive to keep costs as low as possible. For registration and additional program information, please call Elizabeth Licon at 503-554-2728.

Spring 2016 Youth Science Classes

Classes begin the week of February 1st and end the week of March 16th (7 weeks). Youth Science Classes are non-profit, and we strive to keep costs as low as possible. For registration and additional program information, please see the Science Outreach website at or call Elizabeth Licon at 503-554-2728.


Discovering What’s Inside of Me         Ages 6 to 8 ($60.00)

Wednesday, 2:00-3:00pm, First class is February 3rd, EHS Room 103 

Teachers Rachel Shirkey and Shelby Bartram

Our bodies are complex.  In this class you will learn about the human anatomy, from different organs, to the skeleton, to the muscles that shape us.  Students will learn about the body and create their own body cutout and throughout the weeks we will add the different organs to the cutout!  This course is designed with fun and exciting activities and games.

Science A to Z, Being a Scientist is Cool      Ages 7-9 ($60.00)  This class is full

Monday, 3:00-4:00pm, First Class is February 1st, EHS Room 103

Teachers Stephanie Owens and Jacquelen Flores

Join us for a class that will survey both fields of biology and chemistry. The purpose of this class is to give plenty of hands-on laboratory experience and to HAVE FUN! Come to class ready to learn and be a scientist. Students will have a chance to peek into genetics, atoms and phase changes, microbiology, anatomy and overall learn the application of the scientific method! Activities will include experiments, microscopes, chemistry lab and fun. Join us as we examine some of life's most fundamental units.


Physics                      Ages 10-12 ($70.00)  This class is full

Monday, 3:00-4:30pm, First Class is February 1st, EHS Room 225

Teachers Lael Papenfuse and Morgan Bars

 Are you interested in how life around you works?  Do you wonder what laws govern our universe?  In this class you will perform hands on activities to understand how God’s creation works within the laws of physics!  We will explore motion, forces, work, and energy in an interactive lab setting, no math required.  We will be launching projectiles to observe their motion, exerting different types of forces to demonstrate Newton’s Laws, and causing collisions to show how momentum is conserved.


Water and the Environment      Ages 12-14 ($80.00)

Wednesday, 2:00-4:00pm, First Class is February 3st, EHS Room 302

Teachers Samuel Janisse and Heather Towns

This class will introduce the concepts of water quality, water treatment, and environmental literacy. Through hands-on activities and interactive discussion, students will gain not only a better understanding of what constitutes a healthy body of water but also learn how to effectively test and treat contaminated water. Join us as we dive into the world of water.


Mailing List

We maintain an email contact list. If you would like to be added to our list to receive updated Youth Science Classes flyers, or if you want a hard copy mailed to you, please contact the Science Outreach administrator at