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 $60 to $80, usually dependent on the age of the student, length of class, 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 the Science Outreach Coordinator, Lorie Brubaker, at 503-554-2728.


Fall 2018
Youth Science Classes


Classes begin the week of October 1st and end the week of November 12th. (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 the Science Outreach Coordinator at 503-554-2728. Hard copy version of 2018 Fall Class Schedule


As a Matter of Fact    Registration for this class is closed.            

Ages 6 to 8 ($70.00)

Fridays, 10:15am-11:45am, First class is October 5th., EHS Room 103 

Teachers: Camilla Carpenter and Joanna Gunther

Are you ready to dive head first into solids, liquids, and gasses? This class, a hands-on, experimental unit, will immerse students in the wonders of the things that create the world around us. We will be playing with as well as exploring how one form of matter turns into another.  We will watch it happen! Get ready to be amazed.  In our class, scientific discovery is all that matters!


Understanding trees: A "core" science.                        

Ages 9-11 ($70.00)

Wednesdays, 9:00am-10:30am, First Class is October 3rd., EHS Room 103

Teachers: Nathaniel Shiiki and Natalie Elliot Shannon

Do you have a hard time staying seated in a classroom all day? Well, this class will give you the opportunity to explore outside in the forests seen all around us. Join us as we take a closer look at trees in a forest ecosystem examining their unique structures, and how they impact our day to day lives. Prepare to get your hands dirty. This class is “rooted” in fun forest science!



Ages 12-14 ($80.00)

Tuesdays, 4:10pm-6:10pm, First Class is October 2nd., EHS 103

Teachers: Quinlan Morrow and Eliana Swan    

 Life is full of fun facts and surprising discoveries, the perfect material to shock your friends and family with.  Come and learn about some of the coolest and grossest organisms on the planet, ranging from large ones living in the world around us to the tiny ones living in the world inside us. In this class, we will demonstrate how to use several different tools, including microscopes, to help us discover things too small for our eyes to see.  Join us as we explore some lesser known facts of biology and experience how diverse and disgusting this world can be.


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 Coordinator at