Programs-on-Wheels

 

Programs-on-Wheels brings the excitement of Cincinnati Museum Center directly to you!

Choose from a broad array of educational and entertaining science, natural history and social studies programs - all of which reflect national and Ohio curriculum standards.

Click here to see how our programs and exhibits align with the Ohio Revised Science and Social Studies Academic Content Standards and the National Science and Social Studies Academic Standards.

Click here to download our 2014-2015 Programs-on-Wheels Guide.

Audience and Availability

Programs are available within a 125-mile radius of downtown Cincinnati.

Mileage Charges

  • 35-55 miles from Museum Center - $35 (2 program minimum)
  • 56-75 miles from Museum Center - $50 (3 program minimum)
  • 76-100 miles from Museum Center - $65 (4 program minimum)
  • 101-125 miles from Museum Center - $80 (4 program minimum)

Programs are available to schools, daycare centers, pre-schools, libraries, community centers, church groups, scouts, summer camps, and more.

Early Childhood Programs

Maximum of 24 participants per program.
Minimum age requirement of 3 years.

Elementary & Secondary

Maximum of 30 participants.

Scheduling and Payment

  • Payment or signed purchase order is required 2 weeks prior to programs.
  • All programs require 15-45 minutes of set-up and take-down time.
  • Consecutive programs booked on the same day should be scheduled with at least 15 minutes between programs.
  • Late cancellation fee of $35 if cancelled within 2 business days of program.

 


Pricing

Early Childhood (Preschool-Kindergarten) Programs
2 programs                      $260*
3 programs                      $360*
4 programs                      $460*

Single program
Oct – Jan                          $165**
Feb - May                          $190**
Jun - Sep                          $140

* Multiple programs on same day
** Book early to save! Book 5 or more single programs for the 2014-15 school year by Sept 15 and each program is $140

Elementary/Middle School Programs
2 programs                      $285*
3 programs                      $390*
4 programs                      $505*

Single program
Oct – Jan                          $180**
Feb - May                          $205**
Jun - Sep                          $155

* Multiple programs on same day
** Book early to save! Book 5 or more single programs for the 2014-15 school year by Sept 15 and each program is $155

Adult and Teacher
Adult Programs                 Pricing same as Elementary & Secondary
Teacher Workshop           $200 per program

Exploration Stations
$155 per hour (2 hour minimum)

Teacher Testimonials

"Students love hands-on projects, drama activities and authentic learning opportunities – this program has it all."

"The program is very well-prepared and appropriate for the children’s age level. The presenter relates to the children really well and he speaks to the children at a level they can understand. The children love it when he comes to the school; they talk about his visit."

"Very professional and knowledgeable. Super with kids!"

 

Field Trips

Click here to fill out your Field Trip Request Form.

 

Educator's Guide

Download the 2014-2015 Educator's Guide here.

 

Policies

  • Advance reservations are required for all groups.
  • Payment by credit card, check or purchase order is required 2 weeks before the program. Programs are subject to reschedule if payment has not been received by that time.
  • Confirmation materials are emailed at the time of reservation.
  • Call (513) 287-7021, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. for details or to book your program.

 

Send us your photos!

If you send us a high-resolution photo of a Museum Center Programs-on-Wheels outreach program that was presented in your classroom, and we decide to use your photo for publication, we’ll give you one FREE Programs-on-Wheels program of your choice! Mail or email photos, your name, name of your school, program given, and program date to:

Karen Venetian
Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal
1301 Western Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45203
kvenetian@cincymuseum.org

Please note: To be considered for publication, all photos must be sent with photo release form for all non-Museum Center individuals in the photo. If the photo subject is a minor, a parent or legal guardian must sign the release.