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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 check out how our programs align with National and Ohio curriculum standards.

Click here to download our 2013-2014 Programs-on-Wheels Guide.

 

Audience and Availability

  • Programs are available within a 100-mile radius of downtown Cincinnati.
  • Programs given within a 35 to 60-mile radius will be charged a service fee of $35 per visit.
  • Programs given within a 61 to100-mile radius will be charged a service fee of $60 per visit. There is a two-program minimum and other restrictions may apply, please call (513) 287-7021 for details.
  • Programs are available to schools, day-care centers, pre-schools, libraries, community centers, church groups, scouts, summer camps and more!
  • Programs designed for 3-year-olds through kindergarten have a maximum of 25 participants per program.
  • Science and Social Studies programs for elementary and middle school students have a maximum of 30 participants.
  • Programs are available Monday through Friday or evenings and weekends if staff is available.
  • If you have any questions concerning participant numbers, please call (513) 287-7021.

 

Scheduling and Payment

  • Scheduling closes TWO WEEKS prior to a given date.
  • We recommend scheduling as early as possible, as days close out quickly.
  • Payment by credit card, check or purchase order is required 48 hours before the start of the program. Programs are subject to cancellation if payment has not been received by that time.
  • All programs require set-up and take-down time. Consecutive programs booked on the same day should be scheduled with at least 15 minutes between programs. When more than an hour and half exists between the end of one program and the start of another, discounts will not apply.
  • To schedule a program, call (513) 287-7021
  • Cancellations within two business days of program will incur a cancellation fee of $35.

 


Pricing

Early Childhood Programs
Single Program               $130
Second Program*           $120
Additional Program(s)*  $110

Elementary/Middle School Programs
Single Program               $145
Second Program*           $130
Additional Program(s)*  $120

*Same program, same day, same room with less than 1 hour between programs

 

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

Click here to download the 2013-2014 Educator's Guide.

 

Policies

  • Advance reservations are required for all groups.
  • Book as far in advance as possible. Reservations for programs close two weeks out.
  • Payment by credit card, check or purchase order is required 48 hours before the start of the program. Programs are subject to cancellation 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.