Additional Information

Contact Us

Johnna B. Jennings
Extension Educator, 4-H Youth Development
University of Illinois Extension
1350 West Prairie Drive
Sycamore, IL 60178-3166
Phone: 815-758-8194
FAX: 815-758-8199
jbjennin@illinois.edu

Science Siesta

Science Siesta

Science Siesta will be held on Friday, March 16  to Saturday, March 17, 2018 for our BOYS Science Siesta event and again on Friday, April 13 to Saturday, April 14, 2018 for our GIRLS Science Siesta event at the Discovery Center Children's Museum in Rockford. Science Siesta is a very special program for boys and girls in 4th-6th grades. This program is open to 100 youth each time and is designed to help youth explore science as well as give them the opportunity to meet real scientists working in a variety of science related careers. Youth will also do further science activities related to either an African Plant Explorer, Sea Otter Biologist, or a Pollen Detective. Cost of this program is $40 and includes a t-shirt, pizza for dinner, a snack, breakfast, overnight in the museum and the materials needed for many fun activities.

Registration will close on Friday, March 2nd for the BOYS Science Siesta and Friday, March 30th for the GIRLS Science Siesta.

  • BOYS Registration Packet PDF
    This completed packet must be returned to the DeKalb County Extension office at 1350 W. Prairie Drive, Sycamore by Friday, March 2nd.

  • GIRLS Registration Packet PDF
    This completed packet must be returned to the DeKalb County Extension office at 1350 W. Prairie Drive, Sycamore by Friday, March 30th.