Whitaker Center
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Little Learners

Spend time together!

Little Learners in Harsco Science Center is the perfect program for moms and dads of preschoolers to spend time together and foster an early love of science while enjoying hands-on activities.

This program is offered every Wednesday morning at 9:30am through spring 2018 in KidsPlace on the Arcade Level of Harsco Science Center at Whitaker Center. Little Learners is for children ages 3-5 and their accompanying adult(s). Adults are required to supervise their children at all times during this program. Please make sure you arrive by 9:30am to enjoy our full complement of activities. Because space for this program is limited, we encourage advance purchase of tickets.

Every Little Learners session is a different experience!

October Little Learner dates:

October 18 - Spiders
October 25 - Batty Bats

November 1 - Pumpkin Time
November 8 - Camouflage for Veteran’s Day Coming Up
November 15 - Autumn Leaves
November 22 - Cranberry Blast
November 29 - Noise and Music

December 6 - Magnets
December 13 - Sink or Float
December 20 - Be a Penguin

Guests enjoy:

  • A science/art related craft that they can take home
  • Group activities with other preschoolers and their parents
  • Story Book Science
  • Take home materials for parents and children to continue the fun of learning


One child ages 3 -5 PLUS one adult = $10.00
All additional children- $5
Whitaker Center Members – FREE (3-5 year old member must order a ticket, adult member does not require one)
Accompanying adults do not to purchase a separate ticket

*We ask that at least one adult register per four children for this program. Siblings under 3 are welcome to attend but not participate and do not require a ticket.  

Limited scholarship funds are available for families who qualify for the Pennsylvania ACCESS/EBT Card program. Please call the Box Office at 214-2787 to make your reservations in advance. You will be asked to present your ACCESS/EBT Card (excluding the Port Authority ACCESS Card) and photo ID at the Whitaker Center Box Office on the day of your visit to receive the following admission for Little Learners. Call Group Sales to utilize these funds at 717-724-3862.

Whitaker Center’s Little Learners is generously funded by a sponsorship from Penn National Insurance

Penn National Insurance



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