CREATE AND EXPLORE
WITH US

The Junior Center’s mission is to cultivate curiosity and creative exploration through the arts and sciences.  Located in the heart of Oakland on the shores of Lake Merritt, we aim to serve all youth throughout Oakland and beyond.

VISIT.     Tuesdays – Saturdays 10am – 3pm
Visit our animal discovery room, play space, art studio, and makerspace.

SIGN UP TODAY!
  Classes, workshops, and camps, oh my!

Mini-Makers Camp! (5-7 y/o)
Get introduced to the maker mindset by creating art inspired by Lake Merritt.  Campers will use materials such as plywood and cardboard for use on a laser cutter!  Campers will then have an opportunity to showcase their work in our very own community art gallery.
Check out our “Programs” page to learn about all of our camp offerings.

VISIT

TUESDAY – SATURDAY

10am – 1pm $6 (suggested donation)
VISIT WITH ANIMAL CARETAKER

1pm – 3pm $5 (suggested donation)
SELF GUIDED VISIT

SATURDAY DROP-INS
No need to sign up, just come by the Center

Build and explore a rich vocabulary using the natural curiosity of children as a guide.  Multiple entry points for varying age levels and abilities through open ended play. Caregivers will be encouraged to participate and engage their child. Each session includes a highlighted book, a hands on art activity gallery style and games.

Come away with an enjoyable, positive and welcoming experience!

Saturday, July 21
FREE Computer Science workshop for kids!
See info below…

HELP US MAKE A DIFFERENCE TODAY!

HELP US SUPPORT ART AND SCIENCE EDUCATION IN THE COMMUNITY

We’re raising money for our community programs in the coming year.  Help us make a difference today by contributing to our GoFundMe page.  Any gift makes an impact on our work.  Consider $25, $50, $75, $100 today.

The Junior Center of Art and Science
HOURS
Tuesday – Saturday | 10am – 3pm

Lakeside Park | 558 Bellevue Avenue
Oakland, CA 94610

CONTACT US
510.839.5777
510.839.8102 (fax)

contact@juniorcenter.org
JCAS Tax ID # is 94-1236838

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