Explore

Explore Days are a one-day program full of exploratory science learning 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 ages 11 and up will gain a deep appreciation of the content while enjoying the interactive lab components and professional speakers.

Explore and Explore Jr. Dates

Dates Topic Location Ages
Wednesday, October 5, 2022 Microscopy Creation Museum 11 to 18
Wednesday, October 12, 2022 Jr. Fossils Ark Encounter 5 to 10
Friday, October 14, 2022 Fossils Ark Encounter 11 to 18
Wednesday, October 26, 2022 Jr. Forensics Ark Encounter 5 to 10
Friday, October 28, 2022 Forensics Ark Encounter 11 to 18
Wednesday, March 1, 2023 Jr. Physical Science Creation Museum 5 to 10
Friday, March 3, 2023 Physical Science Creation Museum 11 to 18
Wednesday, March 15, 2023 Jr. Forensics Creation Museum 5 to 10
Friday, March 17, 2023 Forensics Creation Museum 11 to 18
Friday, March 24, 2023 Biology Ark Encounter 11 to 18
Wednesday, April 5, 2023 Rockets Creation Museum 11 to 18
Wednesday, April 12, 2023 Jr. Zoology Ark Encounter 5 to 10
Friday, April 14, 2023 Zoology Ark Encounter 11 to 18
Wednesday, April 19, 2023 Environmental Science Creation Museum 11 to 18
Friday, April 21, 2023 Astronomy Creation Museum 11 to 18
Saturday, April 22, 2023 Explore Drones Ark Encounter 11 to 18
Tuesday, April 25, 2023 Arches Red River Gorge 12 to Adult
Wednesday, April 26, 2023 Jr. Botany Creation Museum 5 to 10
Friday, April 28, 2023 Botany Creation Museum 11 to 18
Saturday June 3, 2023 Drone Exploration Ark Encounter 18+
September 22-23, 2023 Environmental Science Exploration Ark Encounter 18+
July 22–26, 2024 Explore an Authentic Dinosaur Dig Glendive, Montana 11 to 18

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 2022 – May 2023 season of Explore will be covering Year 1 topics.

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

Other Options

For those unable to attend during the regular season, check out Explore Summer Camps at the Ark Encounter or at the Creation Museum.

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 Creation Museum.

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.

All Explore Days at the Ark Encounter