After-School STEM Learning Labs

Complement your child’s learning experience with a Mad Science of Hampton Roads After-School Program! Our unique approach gives children a solid scientific foundation that goes beyond the classroom. Hosted by local schools, children engage in exciting hands-on activities, watch spectacular demonstrations, and participate in inquiry-based discussions. Each week includes a fun and educational take-home item.

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The Experience

Watch your child’s excitement grow each week as they come home and share what they’ve learned!

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All About Our After-School Programs!

Happy Customers

Here's what parents have to say about our after-school programs!

My child is buzzing about what he did and wants to teach me the lessons that he learned. We are just bummed that the program has been halted due to health concerns but understand completely. We can wait to return back to normal and be back in the swing of things!



My daughter loves it. Her favorite thing is the cool prizes they get to take home each week. She plays with them every day! She can’t wait for next week!


Virginia Beach


What does my child need to bring?

We will provide all necessary materials needed for the program.


When do I pay?

Payment is required at the time of registration. Mad Science accepts credit card, cash or check payments.


What is your refund policy?

Parents who request a refund at least 1 week PRIOR to the start of class will receive a full refund. Refund requests received after that date, but prior to the 2nd class date, will be subject to a $15 cancellation fee. No refunds are issued after the 2nd day of class.


What is your class cancellation policy?

We will follow the inclement weather and school closure policy of the school district in which we are instructing. We will attempt to schedule a make-up date for classes missed due to inclement weather.


Does my child have to attend the school where the program is hosted?

Yes, students must attend the host school in order to participate in our program. (*Note - some private schools allow outside students to participate. Feel free to call us if you have questions.)


The class starts 15-20 minutes after the school dismisses. Will my child be supervised during this time?

Yes, your child will always be under the supervision of an adult. School dismissal is usually staggered, and not all students are released at the same time. Our Mad Scientist will arrive in the classroom PRIOR to dismissal, and will be there to oversee the students once they are dismissed to the room.


What is your policy if I am late picking up my child after class?

Mad Science reserves the right to charge a late pick-up fee of $1.00 per minute per child, beginning 10 minutes after the stated end time of class. This late fee must be paid by cash or check directly to the Mad Scientist who has supervised your child. Your child cannot return until this fee has been paid.


Are After-school Programs held at the Mad Science office?

No, we do not currently offer any programs at our location. All of our After-school Programs are held at local schools.

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