Explore Jr. Forensics

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Includes 1 Student and 1 Parent

Ark Encounter General Admission
Not Required

Pricing & Registration
I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Wonderful are your works; my soul knows it very well. (Psalm 139:14)

Did you know that God created unique traits in every individual? This engaging, hands-on program will take you into the world of fingerprints, investigation, and the forensic sciences with Dr. Jennifer Hall Rivera (forensic scientist).

Open to students ages five to ten. *One parent is required to accompany their children.

Explore Jr. is scheduled from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Explore Jr. is on a two-year rotating schedule. Each Explore Jr. includes three hands-on, interactive sessions. The yearly topics are provided in the schedule below.

Don’t miss out on the fun! Availability is limited.

Pricing & Registration

  • $39.98 includes one parent and one child age five to ten (Ark Encounter general admission is not required and not included).
  • $19.98 for each additional child (Ark Encounter general admission is not required and not included).
  • Includes all scheduled events and parking fee.

You can find answers to common questions on the Explore Jr. FAQ page.

Please contact us for more information or if you would like to schedule an exclusive Explore day for your group.


No dates currently scheduled for this program.

Two-Year Rotating Schedule

  Session 1 Session 2 Session 3
Year 1 Fingerprint Identification: A Look at Your Unique Fingerprint Patterns Fingerprint Processing: A Look at How to Dust and Lift Fingerprints Fingerprint Patterns in God’s Creation: A Look at Fingerprint Patterns All Throughout Nature
Year 2 Forensic Hair Analysis: A Look at the Unique Differences in Human Hair & Animal Fur (includes animal encounter) Forensic DNA: A Look at DNA and Build It, Too! Forensic Impressions: A Look at the Unique Design in Shoeprint Patterns

The Fall 2024 and Spring 2025 seasons of Explore Jr. will be covering Year 1 topics.