Join us for a nocturnal insect hike!
On June 10th from 9-10, Dr. Jonathan Storm will be holding a nocturnal insect hike at the Cottonwood Trail with SPACE and the science center. We’ll have black lights out to attract insects, so who knows what neat things we might see.
Space is limited to 30 participants so please RSVP, and admission is $5, free to members of SPACE or the Science Center.
Our summer camps listings and registrations are now available. Please view them on the summer camps page – slots will fill up fast!
The John F. Green Science Center is currently selling tickets for a fundraising event, The Science of Distilled Spirits. Hosted by Motte & Son’s Bootlegging Co., the event will include a tour of the facility, a talk on the distilling process, tasting of 5-6 different spirits, mixers, and an event glass. Since this is a fundraising event, 80% of the cost is tax deductible. Tickets are $40 each and participants must be 21 or older.
We are proud to announce that the Jr. FLL Lego Expo event will be held March 18, 2017. To register your team for this event, please complete and return the attached form. We look forward to seeing you there – spaces for teams are limited!
2017 FLL Expo registration form
Meet at 6:30 pm on Saturday, February 18th to call for owls on the Cottonwood Trail at the Edwin M. Griffin Nature Preserve in Spartanburg, SC. Park at the Beechwood Drive entrance to the Cottonwood Trail. Dr. Jon Storm from USC Upstate will lead the hike and talk about local owls. The event will last from 6:30 – 7:15 pm, weather permitting. Please remember to bring your own flashlights. There is a suggested donation of $3 for adults and it is free for children and members of the Spartanburg Science Center and SPACE. 100% of the proceeds will go towards educational programs at the Spartanburg Science Center.
Join us for a guided nature hike on the USC Upstate passage of the Palmetto Trail. Meet at 9:00 am on Saturday, January 21st on the USC Upstate campus in Spartanburg. Park on the northeast corner of campus in the lot on North Campus Boulevard near the intersection with East Campus Boulevard. This parking lot (lot 18) is free for use by the public and it is just across North Campus Boulevard from the dormitories. Click here for a USC Upstate campus map.
The Education Director of the Spartanburg Science Center, Peter Lembcke, and Dr. Jon Storm from USC Upstate will lead the hike from 9:00-10:30 am, weather permitting. The hike has a suggested donation of $3 for adults and it is free for children and members of the Spartanburg Science Center. 100% of the proceeds will go towards educational programs at the Spartanburg Science Center.