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Girls Get Science in the news!

So you thought we were asleep on this blog ... Nope. We were wide awake the whole time trying to go out into the world and make a difference that would be worth blogging about. So here's something. On Nov. 2, we held our sixth-ever Girls Get Science event. This is a parent-daughter event for [...]

By |November 22nd, 2013|Classes, Events, Featured, Girls, NASA, robots, STEM|Comments Off on Girls Get Science in the news!

Check out our Summer Camps!

We are offering awesome camps in the DC area this summer - and interestingly, several camps in the greater region (Virginia and even Connecticut!) are hiring us to bring our programs to their kids for a few days or a week or two ... You can register for our camps NOW! Descriptions, pricing and online [...]

By |February 23rd, 2012|Events|Comments Off on Check out our Summer Camps!

Parent-Child Mindstorms and Programming workshops Feb. 1 & 2

Sometimes you've gotta try before you buy. That's why we're hosting our first ever one-hour workshops for parent/ child pairs. We have two this week. 1. Mindstorms. It's an awesome programming language, but fairly complicated. Curious to know if it's a good fit for your child? Join us for some hands-on building and [...]

By |January 30th, 2012|Events|Comments Off on Parent-Child Mindstorms and Programming workshops Feb. 1 & 2

Girls Get Science!

  One of the most fun things about working for The Great Adventure Lab is all the great people we get to meet! Now we want to share some with you! On the evening of Wednesday, Nov. 16, we are hosting our first-ever Girls Get Science event for parents and the girls in [...]

By |November 4th, 2011|Events, Girls, NASA, STEM|Comments Off on Girls Get Science!

Save the dates: Brickfair and … Maryland Robotics Day

LEGO® and Robo fans! Get out your calendars. Here are two great events! August 4-7. Brickfair, Chantilly, Va. BrickFair hosts 500+ adult LEGO® builders from across the United States and around the world. See fantastic creations great and small spread over a 100,000 sq ft convention center. Sounds like fun to us. We surfed the [...]

By |July 28th, 2011|Events, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Save the dates: Brickfair and … Maryland Robotics Day

This weekend: Birds of Prey and Model Rockets

We love the pool. Between the pool and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows part II, we may not have time for much else this weekend. But if you are one of those rare families who does have some unplanned moments this weekend, here, for your consideration, are two fun science events for [...]

By |July 15th, 2011|Events|Comments Off on This weekend: Birds of Prey and Model Rockets