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Welcome to the Phipps Virtual Explorers Academy! Explore our virtual programs for children ages 4 – 18 and let us immerse your young explorers in the incredible world of Phipps. Upon registration, attendees will receive a link to participate in the virtual session.

Phipps Virtual Explorers Academy

Middle School Science Corner

AGES 11 – 13
FULL SERIES: $45 MEMBERS  |  $65 NONMEMBERS

This program explores the world of science through discussions with new scientists each week. 

Phipps Virtual Explorers Academy

High School Science Corner

AGES 14 – 18
FULL SERIES: $45 MEMBERS  |  $65 NONMEMBERS

This program explores the world of science through discussions with new scientists each week. 

Phipps Virtual Explorers Academy

Lunch with Me Series

AGES CHILD AND CAREGIVER
FULL SERIES: $30 MEMBERS | $40 NONMEMBERS
INDIVIDUAL CLASS: $8 MEMBERS  |  $16 NONMEMBERS 

From protecting eyesight to boosting brain health, learn about the power of variety in our “Eat the Rainbow” Lunch with Me series. We will be making a color-themed snack in each eat-the-rainbow class. 

Phipps Virtual Explorers Academy

Let's Move Pittsburgh Pop Up Series

AGES CHILD AND CAREGIVER
$10 MEMBERS  |  $15 NONMEMBERS 

Join Sarah Cullo, Let's Move Pittsburgh program coordinator, for an exciting new way to incorporate multisensory play and learning into your daily activity. Need to get your wiggles out after lunch?  Preschoolers will have an exciting virtual adventure while getting a great physical activity break with their caregiver.

Phipps Virtual Explorers Academy

Virtual Young Chefs Thrive Cooking Academy

AGES 10 – 14
$60 MEMBERS  |  $65 NONMEMBERS 

Beginning young chefs are welcome to join the Virtual Young Chefs Thrive Cooking Academy where students will learn basic knife and culinary skills with Chef Emily Larsen. Families will recieve a food list prior to each session and will purchase the food independently. 

Phipps Virtual Explorers Academy

Virtual Lunch and Learn Series

AGES CHILD AND CAREGIVER
FULL SERIES: $25 MEMBERS | $30 NONMEMBERS
INDIVIDUAL CLASS: $5 MEMBERS | $8 NONMEMBERS

Explore our Lunch and Learn Series for unique programming focused on healthy, sustainable recipes. Looking to become more energized, eat a healthier diet or learn how to cook something new? These classes are for you!

Phipps Virtual Explorers Academy

Kid's Night In

AGES 4 – 13
$10 MEMBERS  |  $15 NONMEMBERS

Explore our Kids Night In online programs for ages 4 – 13 and let us immerse your child in our incredible world. These unique programs touch on topics such as art, science and sustainability in fun, interactive ways.

Phipps Virtual Explorers Academy

Little Sprouts

AGES 2 – 4
$10 MEMBERS  |  $15 NONMEMBERS
Children must be accompanied by an adult

Explore our Little Sprouts online programs for ages 2 – 4 and let us immerse your child in our incredible world. These unique programs touch on topics such as art, science and sustainability in fun, interactive ways.

Phipps Virtual Explorers Academy

Early Childhood Homeschool Programming

AGES 3 – 6
$5 PER PERSON

Explore our Early Childhood Homeschool online programming for ages 3 – 6 and let us immerse your child in our incredible world. These unique programs touch on topics such as art, science and sustainability in fun, interactive ways. 

Phipps Virtual Explorers Academy

Homeschool Programming

AGES 6 – 9 | 1 – 2 p.m.
AGES 10 – 13 | 2:30 – 3:30 p.m.
$5 PER PERSON

Explore our Homeschool online programming for ages 6 – 13 and let us immerse your child in our incredible world. These unique programs touch on topics such as art, science and sustainability in fun, interactive ways.

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