For children in grades K - 5

The Schiele Museum is excited to present a new program to inspire young learners about the wonders of science, culture, and the natural world. Kid’s Quest features the awesome exhibits, resources, and staff expertise of the Schiele in a STEM-based afterschool program designed to meet the needs of your family.

Crafted in light of the current challenges for health and safety, Kid’s Quest will provide students with enriching science, cultural, art, outdoor activities and curriculum-support each day after school that will help make this school year a roaring success.

Fantastic Experiences Include:

  • Live animals, star shows, art and cool hands-on explorations of science, history, and culture
  • Homework support
  • Outdoor time each day, weather permitting
  • Daily snacks
  • Games, recreation and social time with friends

Kid's Quest is available for children in grades K - 5 
The program is available Monday through Friday from school dismissal - 6 PM. 
To maintain our social distancing standards, our programs have strict capacity limits, so early registration is recommended.

Kid’s Quest Daily Fees 
$18 Museum Members / $22 Nonmembers

When is payment required?
Kid’s Quest fees are billed on a monthly basis and due prior to participation. Fees are adjusted to accommodate scheduled holidays. All sales are final unless Schiele Museum operational plans change due to circumstances beyond our control.

Teacher Workdays
Kid’s Quest will include an option to participate in full-day experiences on all Gaston County Schools work days for an additional fee of $35 per child (members) and $40 per child (non-members).  Full day experiences will operate from 7:30 AM – 6 PM. Lunches must be sent with children on full-day experiences.

Space is limited
Kid’s Quest will meet the needs of students through high-quality experiences and small class sizes.  Our program will adhere to guidelines for health and safety from the CDC, state and local authorities. Due to our limited capacity, we are only offering Kid’s Quest to students at Gardner Park, Piedmont Charter, Robinson, and Sherwood elementary schools.

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Please contact Stephanie Austin at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with questions or concerns.

Additional information, including our health and safety procedures, will be sent to participating families shortly after registration.

Download Kid's Quest Flyer