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The Great Adventure Lab is an after-school science enrichment program offering our classes in 50+ schools in the D.C. area. We’ve taught thousands of kids how to write their first robotics programs or video game programs (or both!). We also teach science, engineering, electronics...and more!

We do it all with SMALL class sizes with an adult to student ratio of 7:1. Our goal is to make science, technology, engineering, and mathematics irresistibly FUN for the next generation.

You can read all about our classes and birthday parties  at  The site includes plenty of photos and links to videos from our classes!

We are an LLC based in Silver Spring, MD. We are fully insured and our instructors have passed background checks including FBI and state fingerprinting.

Here are mini-descriptions of our Fall 2016 offerings at Viers Mill. Please follow links for complete details, including photos!  Room numbers TBD. Instructor will send welcome email several days before class. 

Parent aide requirements:


Acing Math Cards, Grades 3-5


Mondays 3:25-4:40pm

Sep 19, 26, Oct 10, 17, 24, 31, Nov 14

We’ll use the Positive Engagement Project’s curriculum to build math skills using decks of cards.  We’ll play games covering addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, fractions, percents, decimals, patterns, positive and negative integers … children will play appropriate games for their math levels.

Areas of Exploration: Math

Class format and Fees: Seven 60-min. meetings, once per week.

Tuition: $117.50 per student.

Parent aide for full class gets free tuition.



Nature Science, Grades K-2

Tuesdays 3:25-4:40pm Sep 20, 27, Oct 4, 11, 18, 25, Nov 1

Let's get our hands dirty! Students will learn about the natural world through hands-on projects involving solar power, earthworm habitats, fireflies, animal tracks and more! We'll also check out what the real world looks like through a microscope. Projects vary depending on season and class interests.

Areas of Exploration: Biology, Wildlife

Class Format: Seven 60-min. meetings, once per week.

Tuition: $117.50 tuition plus $29 supply fee per student, min 11/ max 14 students.

Parent aide for full class gets free tuition.  


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(240) 442-1855
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September 20, 2016 — 3:40 pm to
November 14, 2016 — 4:40 pm

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Viers Mill E.S.
11711 Joseph Mill Rd.
Silver Spring, MD
United States