Explore Days are exploratory science programs from a biblical worldview. Every program is designed to enhance a student’s understanding of the topic through hands-on application, visual presentations, and critical thinking. Students will gain a deep appreciation of the content while enjoying the interactive lab components and professional speakers.
|Saturday, June 3, 2023||Drone Exploration||Ark Encounter||18+|
|Friday–Saturday, September 1–2, 2023||Environmental Science Exploration||Ark Encounter||18+|
|Wednesday, September 6, 2023||Explore Jr. Botany||Creation Museum||5 to 10|
|Wednesday, September 6, 2023||Explore Botany||Creation Museum||11 to 18|
|Wednesday, September 13, 2023||Explore Jr. Zoology||Ark Encounter||5 to 10|
|Wednesday, September 13, 2023||Explore Zoology||Ark Encounter||11 to 18|
|Friday, September 15, 2023||Explore Arches||Red River Gorge||12+|
|Wednesday, September 27, 2023||Explore Microscopy||Ark Encounter||11 to 18|
|Wednesday, October 4, 2023||Explore Jr. Forensics||Creation Museum||5 to 10|
|Wednesday, October 4, 2023||Explore Forensics||Creation Museum||11 to 18|
|Wednesday, October 11, 2023||Explore Chemistry||Creation Museum||11 to 18|
|Friday, October 13, 2023||Explore Human Anatomy||Creation Museum||11 to 18|
|Wednesday, October 18, 2023||Explore Jr. Fossils||Creation Museum||5 to 10|
|Wednesday, October 18, 2023||Explore Fossils||Creation Museum||11 to 18|
|Friday, November 3, 2023||Explore Astronomy||Creation Museum||11 to 18|
|Friday, March 8, 2024||Explore Biology||Ark Encounter||11 to 18|
|Wednesday, March 13, 2024||Explore Jr. Physical Science||Creation Museum||5 to 10|
|Friday, March 15, 2024||Explore Physical Science||Creation Museum||11 to 18|
|Wednesday, March 27, 2024||Explore Jr. Fossils||Creation Museum||5 to 10|
|Wednesday, April 10, 2024||Explore Jr. Wilderness and Wildlife||England-Idlewild Park||5 to 10|
|Wednesday, April 17, 2024||Explore Jr. Zoology||Ark Encounter||5 to 10|
|Wednesday, April 17, 2024||Explore Zoology||Ark Encounter||11 to 18|
|Friday, April 19, 2024||Explore Arches||Red River Gorge||12+|
|Wednesday, April 24, 2024||Explore Jr. Zoology||Creation Museum||5 to 10|
|Wednesday, April 24, 2024||Explore Zoology||Creation Museum||11 to 18|
|Friday, April 26, 2024||Explore Jr. Botany||Creation Museum||5 to 10|
|Friday, April 26, 2024||Explore Botany||Creation Museum||11 to 18|
|Wednesday, May 1, 2024||Explore Drones||Ark Encounter||11–18|
|Friday, May 3, 2024||Explore Rockets||Boone County Arboretum||11 to 18|
|Tuesday–Friday, May 28–June 7, 2024||Explore the Galápagos Islands||Galápagos Islands||14+|
|Monday–Friday, July 22–26, 2024||Explore an Authentic Dinosaur Dig||Glendive, Montana||12+|
The Explore Days program is on a four-year rotating schedule. Each season of Explore Days operates between the months of September and May. During a season, the science programs provided in the fall will be identical to the programs offered in the spring. Many Explore Days sell out and this allows for multiple opportunities for students to attend the programs. The September 2023 – May 2024 season of Explore will be covering Year 2 topics.
You can find answers to common questions on the Explore Days FAQ page.
For those unable to attend during the regular season, check out Explore Summer Camps.
Students ages five to ten can enjoy a special Explore Jr. program on a variety of topics.
Find more Explore Days and Explore Jr. programs at the Ark Encounter.
If you have 25 or more students interested in a particular Explore Day, please contact us for more information on scheduling a private event for your group.