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Simply S.T.E.A.M.

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Simply Science brochure, click to download

A 10% off mulit-class or sibling discount is available for each child after the first for full session registrations. 
Refer a friend. 
If they register, you will receive $10 off your child's registration! Please note any referrals on your registration form.
Have you heard about the other exciting educational options we have here at the center?  Interested in learning about our government, economics, biology, geology, ecology, spanish or music appreciation?  Check out our Simply Science and Studies programs to see all of our offerings for the upcoming school year!


2020-21 School Year 

Upper Level (7-12th)

Fall:  Sept. 16 - Dec 16, 2020                Spring:  Jan. 13 - Apr. 28, 2021
(There will be no classes on Nov. 25 due to Thanksgiving and Apr. 07 due to Spring Break.)

Middle Level (4-7th)

Fall:  Sept. 17 - Dec 17, 2020                Spring:  Jan. 14 - Apr. 29, 2021
(There will be no classes on Nov. 26 due to Thanksgiving and Apr. 08 due to Spring Break.)

  • A 28 week school year held on Wednesdays (Upper Level:  7-12th Grade) and Thursdays (Middle Level:  4-7th Grade) from 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
  • For home-educated students
  • Akron Fossils and Science Center        (Get Directions)
  • Per student costs:   $895 (Upper Level)                                  $795 (Middle Level)


  • Our S.T.E.A.M. lessons include hands-on learning and take-home assignments.


  • A minimum of 10 participants is suggested for each class. If the minimum is not met, the class may be cancelled at the discretion of the instructor.


  • Class rotations max out at 18 students.  Please secure your spot early. 


  • All registrations are final.  No refunds will be given and full payment of the classes will be required even if a drop out occurs.
  • A $100 deposit is required to register for the class.  A payment plan is available for the remainder of the balance.  Up to seven monthly payments can be made.



Upper Level (7-12th Grade)


Middle Level (4-7th Grade)


Register online, in-person, or over the phone (330-665-3466)!



The payment can be made with a credit card over the telephone by calling the Science Center at 330-665-DINO (3466) during our office hours Tuesday through Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. or by making a payment in person at the Science Center. We accept cash, check, and most credit and debt cards.


Simply S.T.E.A.M. Deposit

Student Name(s)

Simply S.T.E.A.M. Payment

Payment Number (1, 2, 3, etc.)
Student Name(s)

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