Marvelous Minerals (Pre-K)
Apr
13
11:30 AM11:30

Marvelous Minerals (Pre-K)

Discover the magic of minerals and hunt for gemstones in this fun, geology themed learning experience for preschoolers. Program includes hands-on activities and an opportunity to get up close with a variety of high quality rock and mineral specimens. Two sessions available, Registration link coming soon!

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Rocks, Minerals & Agate Art Project, Ages 6+
May
11
10:00 AM10:00

Rocks, Minerals & Agate Art Project, Ages 6+

Slices of colorful agate will be the inspiration for this watercolor painting workshop.  Learn how to incorporate salt into your painting for a unique, crusty texture. Presentation and activity on rocks and minerals included. This project makes a great Mother’s day gift! 

Registration link available coming soon!   Family friendly event - ages 6+

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Marvelous Minerals (Pre-K)
May
18
10:00 AM10:00

Marvelous Minerals (Pre-K)

Discover the magic of minerals and hunt for gemstones in this fun, geology themed learning experience for preschoolers. Program includes hands-on activities and an opportunity to get up close with a variety of high quality rock and mineral specimens. Registration link available coming soon!  

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Geology Rocks Summer Camp, at Ridgecrest Elementary, Shoreline
Jul
8
to Jul 12

Geology Rocks Summer Camp, at Ridgecrest Elementary, Shoreline

Get hands-on with volcanoes, rocks, minerals, fossils and more!  Uncover the mysteries of our planet as we explore the earth from its core to the outer reaches of space. Discover why lava is hot and how gemstones are formed, grow your own crystals, crack geodes and learn why scientists want to mine asteroids. This week, we will learn about our world from the inside out! Ages 8-12 years.

Please note: This is a half day camp booked through Spartan Rec Center. Geology Rocks camp is a part of their STEM line up of half day camps - full day coverage and programming is available, spanning multiple science topics. The Summer Rec guide will be online soon - will post registration link when live.

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Geology Rocks Summer Camp, at The Evergreen School, Shoreline
Jul
22
to Jul 26

Geology Rocks Summer Camp, at The Evergreen School, Shoreline

Get hands-on with volcanoes, rocks, minerals, fossils and more!  Uncover the mysteries of our planet as we explore the earth from its core to the outer reaches of space. Discover why lava is hot and how gemstones are formed, grow your own crystals, crack geodes and learn why scientists want to mine asteroids. This week, we will learn about our world from the inside out! Ages 8-10 years. Registration through The Evergreen School - click here to register

Please note this is a half day camp, 9:00-12:00pm. Evergreen offers a wide variety of classes to make it a fun, full day experience for your camper.

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Field Trip Program for Groups
Jul
30
to Aug 15

Field Trip Program for Groups

  • Maplewood Rock & Gem Club (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Are you planning a geology, gold rush, or prehistoric camp theme this summer? Connect with Rock Solid Science and bring your group on a special field trip to the Maplewood Rock and Gem Club in Edmonds where you can ooh and ah at cool rock displays, crack open geodes, and learn the art of gem panning on a Mining Sluice. Multiple dates in July and August are available.

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Gems and Geodes
Mar
2
10:00 AM10:00

Gems and Geodes

In this geology themed workshop, we will learn about the earth’s rocky crust, go on a gem hunt, and explore rocks and minerals that glow under ultraviolet light. After our mineral exploration, we will shift gears and crack open geodes! Participants take home a geode and a pouch of their favorite rocks too! Ages 7-12 yrs. Registration link available here.

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Marvelous Minerals (Pre-K)
Jan
26
10:00 AM10:00

Marvelous Minerals (Pre-K)

  • Mill Creek City Hall N, Rec Room (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Discover the magic of minerals and hunt for gemstones in this fun, geology themed learning experience for preschoolers. Program includes hands-on activities and an opportunity to get up close with a variety of high quality rock and mineral specimens. Registration link available here. 

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Fossils and Tiny Treasures
Dec
1
10:00 AM10:00

Fossils and Tiny Treasures

Learn about the ancient sea environment and what it takes to become a fossil. Children will explore a variety of seashells, mineral bits, crystals, and real fossils as they excavate tiny treasures from sand. As we unearth our treasures, we will bottle them up and make a special keepsake to take home. Ages 4 to 6yrs.  Registration available here.

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Gems and Geodes
Nov
3
11:30 AM11:30

Gems and Geodes

In this geology themed workshop, we will learn about natural resources, go on a gem hunt and explore rocks and minerals that glow under ultraviolet light. After the mineral exploration, we will shift gears and crack open geodes! Ages 6-12 yrs. Registration link available here

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Fossils Rock
Oct
20
11:30 AM11:30

Fossils Rock

In this interactive class, dive into the ancient sea environment and learn what it takes to become a fossil. We will have a blast learning about prehistoric animals, digging for fossils, exploring mineral bits, seashells, and shark teeth.  Kids will explore concept of geologic time in addition to excavation activity. Ages 7 to 12 yrs  - Registration links available here.

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Fossils and Tiny Treasures (Pre-K)
Oct
20
10:00 AM10:00

Fossils and Tiny Treasures (Pre-K)

Learn about the ancient sea environment and what it takes to become a fossil. Children will explore a variety of seashells, mineral bits, crystals, and real fossils as they excavate tiny treasures from sand. As we unearth our treasures, we will bottle them up and make a special keepsake to take home. Ages 4 to 6yrs.  Two sessions available - see registration links here

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Geology Rocks! Summer Camp
Aug
20
to Aug 24

Geology Rocks! Summer Camp

Kids get hands-on with interesting rocks, minerals and fossils as we dig into the awesome forces that shape our world. Campers will build volcanoes, uncover fossils, explore geologic time, crack geodes, and learn a lot about science careers and natural resources. We will enjoy nature inspired art projects, outdoor play, and daily science experiments. Ages 8-12yrs.  * Please note this camp is full.  

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 Maplewood Rock and Gem Sale
Aug
11
to Aug 12

Maplewood Rock and Gem Sale

  • Maplewood Rock and Gem Club - Edmonds (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Bring the kids and enjoy one of a kind displays exhibited by Rock Solid Science and Maplewood club members.  Enjoy several demonstrations and gemstone mining activities for all ages.  This is an annual fundraiser – there will be lots of rocks and treasures for sale.  Free event!  

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Environmental Science Summer Camp
Jul
30
to Aug 3

Environmental Science Summer Camp

  • Lively Environmental Center - Mill Creek (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Kids get hands-on as we discover treasures of the Lively Environmental Center by hiking forest trails, looking for critters, exploring habitats, and learning about rocks and minerals as we dig into earth science concepts. Campers will enjoy geology and nature inspired art projects, outdoor play, and daily science experiments. Ages 8-10yrs. 

To register directly through Parks and Rec, click here

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