Fall 2020 Programs

These Covid-19 precautions will be in place for all programs:
  • Any visitor 4-years-old or older will need to wear a face mask when indoors in accordance with the City of Cottonwood's Emergency Proclamation. 
  • Visitors will need to wash their hands upon arrival.
  • UVC lights will be used to disinfect at night and surfaces will be wiped down with a chlorine bleach-water solution.

The Science Vortex is excited to present a Learning Hub to serve Verde Valley families with students in grades K-8. Students will get structured academic support from a licensed teacher for one hour, then will have one hour to socialize, play, and learn in our STEAM center!

10:00-12:00 and 1:00-3:00 sessions available Monday- Friday

$20 per session (need-based scholarships available)

Each session will have no more than 8 students
Give your child a birthday to remember at the Science Vortex! Explore, experiment, play, and celebrate with friends!

$120 for a two-hour party with up to 15 guests (any combo of kids and adults)

Includes a 30-minute STEAM lesson, face painting, Science Vortex goody bags for each child, free play in the center, and digital photo memories.

Schedule a private appointment for your small group of friends and family members to safely experiment, tinker, and play at the Science Vortex!

Small groups will allow us to sanitize the center between visits


$40 for one hour for up to 6 people, $3 per each additional person (10 people max.)

$10 discount for Verde Valley residents
Ensure that your middle-school student is getting hands-on learning! Students in this club will learn about water in extreme environments with hands-on experiments and engineering. They will design water filters and explore how much usable water is on Earth and elsewhere in our solar system.

Open to 6th-8th graders

Tuesdays and Thursdays, 4:00-5:00, starts 9/15

$60 for 12 sessions

Limited to 10 students, so sign up today!