MODS is now offering virtual Birthday Parties! Let us help you create a fun and unique virtual birthday party experience for your birthday child! Pick a theme and we will set up a Zoom Party for the Birthday Star and up to 25 scientastic party guests and 5 connections for participant viewing for grandparents and/or family friends for a total of 30 invitations.
Our STEM staff will put on a science presentation or storytime with participant Q & A and two (2) guided hands-on themed activities with the To-Go Party Making Kits.
Guests can either schedule a touchless pickup of the hands-on MODS To-Go Party Making Kits or they can be mailed for an additional fee. Parties will last approximately one (1) hour total with an additional hour for your celebration to continue within the virtual session, timed at your own discretion.
Animal Mania (All Ages)
Leap into action and have a “wild encounter” with turtles, lizards and snakes! Learn about the Museum’s reptiles, while meeting them face-to-face! It’s perfect for “party animals” of all ages! The Animal Mania MODS To-Go Party Making Kit includes materials for two (2) animal making activities. Parent or caretaker assistance may be required for younger children. The Kit Price is $20 per participant.
Super Scientist (Ages 5 & up)
Put safety goggles on and be a scientist for a day! Conduct crazy experiments and make wild concoctions. This birthday is sure to be an explosively good time! Super Scientist MODS To-Go Party Making Kit includes safety goggles and required materials for your two (2) experiments. Parent or caretaker assistance may be required for younger children. The Kit Price is $20 per participant.
Slime Time Celebration (Ages 5 & up)
MODS has concocted the recipe for the ultimate party that oozes birthday fun for your slime enthusiast! The party includes two types of slime and the opportunity to customize your slime mix-ins! This party is sure to be an ooey-gooey good time! Slime Time Celebration MODS To-Go Party Making Kit includes safety goggles and required materials for your oobleck and slime. Parent or caretaker assistance may be required for younger children. The Kit Price is $20 per participant.
Out of This World Experience (Ages 5 & up)
MODS will host a party of galactic proportions! Guests will soar with excitement as they participate in our rocket launching experiment and learn about the vastness of the planets and stars through a hands-on craft. The fun starts with propelling a rocket through the air! Out of This World Experience MODS To-Go Party Making Kit includes safety goggles and required materials for your two (2) out-of-this-world experiments. Parent or caretaker assistance may be required for younger children. The Kit Price is $20 per participant.
Make & Create Birthday Lab (Ages 5 & up)
This party has it all with a fusion of a science lab, engineering workshop and art room. Create a scribble-bot that draws on its own and a fun engineering challenge. Make & Create Birthday Lab MODS To-Go Party Making Kit includes safety goggles and required materials for your two (2) making activities. Parent or caretaker assistance may be required for younger children. The Kit Price is $30 per participant.
Virtual Birthday Includes:
- Ten (10) MODS To-Go Party Making Kits. Additional kits can be purchased.
- A dedicated STEM Educator party host.
- Choice of a science demonstration, animal meet and greet or a storytime with participant Q&A.
- Personalized virtual birthday party backdrop.
- The party will conclude by singing Happy Birthday together! This can be incorporated with the birthday cake and candle celebration.
- Up to 30 virtual connections (25 active participants with five (5) additional viewers.) Additional connections can be added-on for an additional fee.
- Additional MODS To-Go Party Making Kits.
- Two (2) guided hands-on activities with two (2) MODS To-Go Party Making Kits with all of the supplies needed for your choice of party theme
- Extra fee to mail guest activity kits (standard shipping and handling) or free touchless pickup at the Museum. Please note: the price includes an activity kit for the birthday family.
- Additional guests can be added up to a maximum of 90 virtual connections (households and viewers) for an additional participation fee of $10 per connection.
Birthday party parents will receive an email with the Zoom information one week prior to the party and are responsible for distributing the information to party guests. Unfortunately, the Museum cannot provide IT help to guests during the party. Parents and caretakers should help mute and unmute as needed and manage any disruptions.
Book a Party
A MODS guest experience representative will work with you to customize your child’s Scientastic Party! Reserve your party today by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
All birthday parties must be booked at least two weeks in advance to ensure availability and be paid for in full at the time of booking. The MODS To-Go Party Making Kits will need to be picked up from the Museum no later than two (2) days before the party. Touchless pick-up must be arranged in advance.
Only weekend dates are available for virtual birthday parties through August 23, 2020, due to summer camp programming.
Cancellation policy is as follows:
- 50% refund if cancelled at least 2 weeks prior to party date.
- No refund if cancelled less than 2 weeks prior to party date. You may reschedule pending availability.
Don’t forget to check out the Explore Store for lots of great gift ideas!