Kids’ Night Out

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Calling all aspiring astronomers!

Get ready for an evening of starry fun at the Science Centre—no grown-ups allowed!

On Saturday, May 13, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., we are hosting Kids’ Night Out for children ages 5 to 12. We’ll be taking a close look at stars, constellations and the stories of the night sky.

Participants will enjoy star-themed science activities, demonstrations and crafts alongside other children in their age group. They will learn the stories behind the constellations visible in May, make their own constellation crafts and more.

Since participants are sure to work up a hearty appetite with all this fun, we’ll be serving pizza and treats.

Price: $55 per child including HST, $50 for members (Planetary, Stellar, Galactic or Cosmic levels only).


Kids’ Night Out Logistics

When—This event will run on Saturday, May 13, 2023, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Extended Care is available until 9:30 p.m. for an additional $15.

Where—Kids’ Night Out: Spring Edition will be held at the Science Centre. Participants will be placed into groups based on age. Note: Please enter the Science Centre through the front entrance. Participants will not be accessing the exhibit halls during the program.

What—During Kids’ Night Out, participants will enjoy star-themed science activities in small groups with other children in the same age group.

Meals—Dinner will be served by our on-site food service provider. Each participant will receive cheese pizza, as well as carrots and ranch dip, a treat and a juicebox.

Please note that we cannot accommodate specific dietary needs, nor can we guarantee a nut/allergen-free environment. Participants may bring supplementary food, but no fridge or microwave access will be available.

Supervision—Children will be supervised by enthusiastic, caring group leaders with a broad range of expertise and experience working with children in an educational and/or recreational environment. All group leaders undergo a Vulnerable Sector Screening check and have first-aid training with Level-C CPR certification.

Discounts—To qualify for the member discount, the person booking must be the legal guardian of the child and a named cardholder on a current membership at the Planetary level or higher that includes children. Learn how to become a member.

More Information

For more information about this program, including logistics and additional accommodations, please see our Kids’ Night Out Information Package. If you have further questions, please contact Recreational Programs. Phone: 416-696-3256. Toll-free: 1-888-696-1110 (ask for the Recreational Programs Office).