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The Great Adventure Lab

The Great Adventure Lab teaches STEM to students through classes, parties, camps and events. We have led more than 1,000 parties! We also do in-school field trips and corporate events. Please contact us for details at bday@thegreatadventurelab.com.
Mon
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tue
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wed
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thu
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Fri
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sat
Closed
Sun
Closed

Open today until 5:00 PM

Our Services

Basic Robotics Party -75 mins for up to 12 guests - $225
Robots + LEGOs + a little computer programming = one amazing party for students grades 2-5! Your provide large tables and guests, we provide the instructor, all the equipment and lots of fun. Price assumes you provide one parent helper. Required, refundable 50% deposit counts toward total. Pay through our birthday party page. Current and recent students receive a 15% discount, but must still pay deposit.
Basic Robotics party - 75 minutes for up to 24 guests - $350
Robots + LEGOs + a little computer programming = one amazing party for students grades 2 to 5! Your provide large tables and guests, we provide the instructor, all the equipment and lots of fun. Price assumes you provide one parent helper. Required, refundable 50% deposit counts toward total. Pay through our birthday party page. Current and recent students receive a 15% discount, but must still pay deposit.
Robo Challenge Party-90 minutes for up to 10 guests - $250
Expecting a fair amount of guests who have already taken our basic robotics class? Here's something new for them. In ninety minutes, our instructor will help your party-goers design and program a robotic machine that can accomplish a certain task. The current favorite project: building a trap that can catch our Nano Hexbugs! Price assumes you provide one parent helper. Required, refundable 50% deposit counts toward total. Pay through our birthday party page. Current and recent students receive a 15% discount, but must still pay deposit. We do not accept Groupon vouchers for this party.
Robo Challenge Party-90 mins for up to 20 guests-$395
Same as our Robo Challenge party for up to 10 guests, but we supply two instructors and you (or we) supply two helpers. Price assumes you provide two adult helpers. We do not accept Groupon vouchers for this party. Required, refundable 50% deposit counts toward total. Pay through our birthday party page. Current and recent students receive a 15% discount, but must still pay deposit.
Mindstorms Robotics Party - 90 minutes for up to 10 guests - $265
More sophisticated bots and programming for our ages 9 to 14. Ninety minutes includes time to finish building the bots and program them to compete against each other. Price assumes you provide one parent helper. We do not accept Groupon vouchers for this party. Required, refundable 50% deposit counts toward total. Pay through our birthday party page. Current and recent students receive a 15% discount, but must still pay deposit.
Storybook Science Party - 60 minutes for up to 12 guests - $225 plus $50 supply fee includes take-homes
Erupting volcanoes, anyone? Ornithopter launches? We arrive with an amazing story and all the materials your young scientists need to recreate or test part of that story! Budding physicists and chemists will love making slime to explore states of matter; just about any kid will have a BLAST making and erupting a reusable volcano! Each child takes home a project! Birthday child gets a keepsake hardback storybook signed by all the guests! Choose from a volcano, oobleck, fossils (dinosaur) or airplanes theme! Plus $50 supply fee Price assumes you provide one parent helper. Required, refundable 50% deposit counts toward total. Pay through our birthday party page. Current and recent students receive a 15% discount (not off supply fee), but must still pay deposit.
Storybook Science Party - 60 minutes for up to 24 guests - $350 + $90 supply fee includes take-homes
Erupting volcanoes, anyone? We arrive with an amazing story and all the materials your young scientists need to recreate or test part of that story! Budding physicists and chemists will love making slime to explore states of matter; just about any kid will have a BLAST making and erupting a reusable volcano! Each child takes home a project! Birthday child gets a keepsake hardback storybook signed by all the guests! Choose from a volcano, oobleck, fossils (dinosaur) or airplanes theme! Price assumes you provide two parent helpers. We do not accept Groupon vouchers for this party. Required, refundable 50% deposit counts toward total. Pay through our birthday party page. Supply Fee of $90. Current and recent students receive a 15% discount (not off supply fee), but must still pay deposit.
Crime Scene Party - Basic - 60 minutes for up to 12 guests - $250
In this party, designed for older children by our crime science instructors, the birthday child and friends will be presented with clues needed to solve a murder or other mystery. Clues and analysis may include fingerprinting, blood analysis, footprint, hair or fiber analysis, etc. Get ready to sleuth! We can tailor this party for any age group between grades 2 and 9. We do not accept vouchers for this party. Sixty minutes. Price assumes you provide one parent helper. Required, refundable 50% deposit counts toward total. Pay through our birthday party page. Current and recent students receive a 10% discount (not off supply fee), but must still pay deposit. Add $15 for the Missing School Mascot version of this party.
Crime Scene Party - Basic - 60 minutes for up to 24 guests - $375
In this party, designed for older children by our crime science instructors, the birthday child and friends will be presented with clues needed to solve a murder or other mystery. Clues and analysis may include fingerprinting, blood analysis, footprint, hair and fiber analysis, etc. Get ready to sleuth! We can tailor this party for any age group between grades 2 and 9. Sixty minutes. Price assumes you provide two adult helpers. Required, refundable 50% deposit counts toward total. Pay through our birthday party page. Current and recent students receive a 10% discount (not off supply fee), but must still pay deposit. Add $15 for the Missing School Mascot version of this party.
Crime Scene Party: Customized - 75 minutes for up to 12 guests - $315 + $35 supply fee
In this party, designed for older children by our crime science instructors, the birthday child and friends will be presented with clues needed to solve a murder or other mystery. Clues and analysis may include fingerprinting, blood analysis, footprint casting, hair and fiber analysis, etc. Get ready to sleuth! We can tailor this party for any age group between grades 2 and 9. We do not accept Groupon vouchers for this party. 75 minutes. Plus $35 supply fee Price assumes you provide one parent helper. Required, refundable 50% deposit counts toward total. Pay through our birthday party page. Current and recent students receive a 15% discount (not off supply fee), but must still pay deposit.
Crime Scene Party: Customized- 75 minutes for up to 24 guests - $420 + $70 supply fee
In this party, designed for older children by our crime science instructors, the birthday child and friends will be presented with clues needed to solve a murder or other mystery. Clues and analysis may include fingerprinting, blood analysis, footprint, hair or fiber analysis, etc. Get ready to sleuth! We can tailor this party for any age group between grades 2 and 9. We do not accept Groupon vouchers for this party. Sixty minutes. Note: Price assumes you provide two adult helpers. Required, refundable 50% deposit counts toward total. Pay through our birthday party page. Current and recent students receive a 10% discount (not off supply fee), but must still pay deposit. $70 supply fee
Custom School or Corporate Event for up to 12 guests
In-school field trip? STEM activity for your class? Take your child to work day? We are happy to arrange an event to suit your needs. We supply all materials- you supply the students and the space! Call us at 240-442-1855 so we can help you plan!
Custom School or Corporate Event for up to 24-100 guests
In-school field trip? STEM activity for your class? Take your child to work day? We are happy to arrange an event to suit your needs. We supply all materials- you supply the students and the space! Call us at 240-442-1855 so we can help you plan!

Our Staff

Fedor M.
Fedor is a fabulous robotics instructor and great with even the bounciest kids in our classes! He enjoys playing guitar and hiking, kayaking, skiing, climbing, ballroom dancing, knitting, kung fu and reading. And he's fluent in Russian!
Frances
Frances has a sunny personality and loves working with kids - she has plenty of experience since she has two of her own, one in middle school and one in elementary school. She also works our Girls Get Science events!
Laura
Laura teaches almost every class we offer. She especially loves doing Storybook Science parties! She has three children in high school, and also runs our Summer Camps and Events.
Mickey M
Hardeep aka "Mickey" is a medical doctor working towards his residency match. He likes to meditate, play chess and play sports! (He played on his high school varsity basketball and tennis teams).
Natalia G.
Natalia is a Russian-born physicists who loves teaching STEM to kids. In addition to working for us, she coaches her daughter's Lego Robotics team. She is fluent in Russian.
Robert A
Rob teaches many of our classes and in our summer camps. He loves doing our Robotics and Crime Scene parties.
Staff
When you book a party, we check with staff to see who is available! If you have a particular instructor in mind, please ask.