Seriously Science Club Afterschool Program



We will also be providing a Seriously Science Club which is a program for the elementary students 2nd – 5th  offered by Edgerton Explorit Center  led by our Mad Scientists, Dan Glomski (4th and 5th) and Jessica Brock (2nd and 3rd), this program will be seriously hands-on, seriously science, and seriously FUN!  Students involved in SSC will spend each session with science focused topics and activities (labs, projects, presentations, and field trips) as well as a daily snack. The program replaces the former Wacky Wednesday program as a way to live out the Center’s Mission Statement and to offer extensive science programming to students in grades 2nd through 5th. This program will be offered on Wednesday afternoons during the school year to coincide with Aurora Public School’s early out.  Students in this program should have acute interest in science  and respect for the scientific process.  Students interested in this program will need to go through an interview process to see if they would be a good fit. If your child/children is interested in this program, please contact Mary Molliconi.


SSC Program Participation Parameters:

Each group (4th & 5th / 2nd & 3rd) will be limited to 10 students. Students will be invited to join based on an invitation or can be selected through an interview process.  Cost will follow the same format as the MDC and is listed below.  

Students will be bussed from school to Explorit Center and must be picked up no later than 5:30PM

There will be a mandatory parent / child informational meeting to set expectations for student participation and behavior in SSC and MDC as well as to answer parent questions. The meeting will be held on Monday, August 15 at 7PM.  Anyone unable to attend must contact Mary Molliconi to schedule a separate meeting time prior to the first day of the program on Wednesday, August 17.


The cost of the program per family:

Families who register for the program will be required to pay the full participation fee each week even if their student does not attend.


There is a discount available for members only who want to do advance payments for the program. The 1st payment is due August 17th, and the 2nd payment is due January 4th. Childcare Cafeteria funds may be used for payment and we can provide the necessary documentation needed for reimbursement for that program.

Payment Schedule for Edgerton Afterschool Programming 

  Weekly Payment Payment in Advance Discount for members only Weekly Payment
Number of Students Member Fee Payment #1 due August 17/Payment #2 due January 4th Weekly non-member fee
One student $15 $250 / $250 $25
Two students $25 $425 / $425 $35
Three or more students $35 $600 / $600 $45


  Scholarships are available for those with financial need.

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