Whitaker Center
Central PA’s Nonprofit Center for the Arts

Whitaker on Wheels

Bringing science directly to you in the W.O.W. van!!

Our Whitaker On Wheels program, commonly referred to as W.O.W., offers preschools, daycare centers, and elementary schools the opportunity to bring interactive STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) stations directly to the children they look after and teach. 


60 minutes 3+ Less than 50 $250
30 minutes Infant-Age 2 Less than 50 $50*

* The infant to age 2 (30-minute) program must be booked in conjunction with one of the 3+ (60-minute) programs. It is not offered separately.

Any program over 50 children and/or over 60 miles from Whitaker Center will incur additional charges


Sensory Explorers (Ages 0-2)

Introduce the little ones to a variety of sensations through their investigation of our sensory bins! Each explorer is sure to find something they like as we master 4 or our 5 senses (no tasting please).

Art Sensations (Ages 0-2)

Let the little ones embrace their creative side as we explore the colors and textures of art. Built for little hands and inquiring minds, this program is mess free and perfect for art introduction through sensory exploration.

Farm Senses (Ages 0-2)

Introduces all the aspects of a farm to young minds through sensory and play! The perfect starting or ending point for a unit on animals. 

Mini Masterpiece (Ages 3-5)

Includes a take home masterpiece, the science of colors, and some puzzling theories. Perfect for toddlers who have an itch for art!

Dino Dig (Ages 3-5)

Dig for bones and try to build a dinosaur, explore what dinosaurs did all day, and make a craft to take home. This is perfect for your Dino loving toddlers! 

Push and Pull Games (Ages 3-5)

Explore how different textures, weights, and heights impact the speed of a rolling ball, determine what is magnetic and what isn’t, and see how objects react to different levels of force.  Students will discover force and motion while playing carnival-like games.

Science Olympics (Ages 6-8) 

Build your own bobsled, see how far your skier can jump, and figure out what material makes the best shot-put.  Toddlers will love participating in both winter and summer olympic sports!

Mighty Engineers (Ages 6-8) 

Get to work on your own design, learn the engineering process from start to finish and take home a prototype of your product! Budding engineers will get to see what it’s like to be an engineer for the day.



To schedule W.O.W. programming for your preschool or daycare center, please complete the W.O.W Reservation Form below!
Please note: W.O.W. programming availability in June, July, and August of 2019 is SOLD OUT. Thank you for your support of this program and your understanding!


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