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Virtual Learning with Port Discovery 

Live and Prerecorded Virtual Programs for Camp Groups, Schools, and More!

Virtual Learning Programs &  Field Trips for Camps, Preschools, Elementary Schools & More 

Looking for interactive educational experiences for students, camp groups, or youth groups? Port Discovery offers a variety of fun, unique and interactive experiences for toddlers, pre-kindergarten, and Kindergarten through 5th grade (ages 2-10) children! Explore all-new virtual programs exploring art, science, animals, and a variety of other topics and activities below! You'll find live and pre-recorded offerings that can be facilitated by our creative play experts or by your instructors! 

Virtual Learning Offerings Overview:

  • Fun & Unique Live & Pre-Recorded Class Offerings 
  • Programs for preschool through 5th grade
  • Downloadable resources for instructors
  • Live Offerings available from 10 AM – 2:45 PM Monday through Friday
  • Material Kits available for purchase (May also use your own materials)
  • Pricing from $125-$300 per program. Material Kits cost $5 per child. 

Make a Reservation

Fill out the form below to request more information and to begin the process of scheduling your virtual program!

Contact Us

Have additional questions? Contact us at 410.864.2727 or groupsales@portdiscovery.org. 

 

Virtual Learning with Port Discovery - Current Offerings

Live Program: Slime Spectacular (K-5th)

Explore the career possibilities of chemical engineers! As well as, share their favorite slime making materials. As well as walk through the steps and process of creating 3 stupendous slime recipes with a Port Discovery museum educator and participate in a fun compare and contrast observation session! 

Materials Optional. List of recommended materials available. Material kits available for $5 per child. 

Live Program: Animal Adaptations (Prek-3rd)

Discover some of the many different adaptations that organisms use to survive.  Steve Jenkins’ amusing book “What Do You Do When Something Wants to Eat You?” provides examples of common and unusual ways that animals defend themselves from predators and serves as a spring board for discussion and example of other common animal adaptations we my notice in our own lives. Each child will use their imaginations to design and create their own animal with unique adaptations. 

Materials Optional. List of recommended materials available. Material kits available for $5 per child. 

Live Program: Owl Pellet Dissection (K-5th)

Learn about various food chains and the importance of predators and prey in an ecosystem through an interactive story and games. Then, children will discover the diet of a barn owl by dissecting an owl pellet, and studying and identifying the bones and contents. 

Price includes materials kit for up to 10 children. Additional kits available for $5 per child.

Live Program: Stained Glass Stories (PreK-5th)

Go back to a time when stories were written in glass and discuss where we still see the art form today! Children will explore the colors of glass, learn how stained glass was used to tell stories to a largely illiterate population, as well as play a colorful storytelling game.  

Materials Optional. List of recommended materials available. Material kits available for $5 per child. 

Live Program: Cave Paintings of Lascaux (PreK-5th)

Experience the estimated 20,000 years old the cave paintings at Lascaux, which serve as a prime example of early humans’ need for expression. Students will learn how early humans were able to create and mix their own paint. Through a combination of discussion and hands-on art-making experiences, children will mix and use their very own  paint to do their very own cave painting! 

Materials Optional. List of recommended materials available. Material kits available for $5 per child. 

Live Program: Mother Goose on the Loose (PreK-K)

This interactive educational program is designed to foster early literacy skills in young children. Children participate in a variety of nursery rhyme activities using songs, puppets, books, musical instruments and movement to foster speech and language development, motor coordination, self-confidence, and social-emotional learning. To learn more about this award-winning program, visit www.mgol.net 

Materials Optional. List of recommended materials available. Material kits available for $5 per child. 

Pre-recorded Program: Unpacking Baltimore – Virtual Workshop (K-5th)

Join us for a hands-on art program presented through a local lens.  Together we will examine some of Baltimore city’s past, present, and future through the arts, and challenge youth to look to where they are for knowledge and inspiration. We will explore topics such as accessibility, resourcefulness, the acknowledgement of where we as a society have been, and how we can keep important conversations going, all while trying our hands at local artistic techniques.  This program will help to foster the understanding that history, culture, and a valuable education can be found anywhere, even right at home in one’s neighborhood. 

Price includes materials kit for up to 10 children. Additional kits available for $5 per child.

Pre-recorded Program: The Great Mummy Mystery (K-5th)

Travel with us back to ancient Egypt as we learn about human anatomy and ancient Egyptian culture through solving the Mystery of the Mummy! This pre-recorded program will be accompanied by a downloadable workbook that helps children engage and follow along with the videos’ riddles, codes, and puzzles. As they solve and decipher the different pieces, children will learn about different organs and their functions, as well as their importance in the eyes of the ancient Egyptians. 

No materials needed for this program. Downloadable resources will be provided. 

Pre-recorded Program: Alice in Number Wonderland: A Virtual Adventure Through the Computer Glass (K-5th)

Watch Lewis Carroll's classic story with a modern, mathematical spin! A young vlogger named Alice enters Number Wonderland and must solve numerous challenges presented by its wacky inhabitants. Viewers will strengthen their number and common sense alongside Alice in this pre-recorded video performance featuring puppets and video effects. 

No materials needed for this program. Downloadable resources will be provided. 

Make a Reservation or Contact Us

Fill out the form on www.portdiscovery.org or Contact us at 410.864.2727 or email groupsales@portdiscovery.org.

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Port Discovery Children’s Museum student visits and programs are supported in part by the Maryland State Department of Education. Programs and exhibits at Port Discovery are made possible in part by the Citizens of Baltimore County and by the Howard County Arts Council through a grant from Howard County Government.

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