BLAST off with ATHENAS Blended Saturday Science Program: November 12, 2022

Did you know that onions stop smelling if you change the pH?

Did you know that you can use blueberries to tie-dye a shirt?

Do you know what makes Rice Crispies go snap, crackle, pop?

BLAST off with ATHENAS Science Saturday program for middle school students will explore the science behind food. We'll extract DNA, create food polymers, use banana hammers, and so much more in this fun-filled day of experimenting with food. Bring a friend and your curiosity to this FREE program!

Registration for the November 12, 2022, session, BLAST off with ATHENAS, is now open and will remain open until October 31 (unless registration fills up before). If you have any problems registering online or need to register a group of participants, please contact the Office for Community Partnerships at 740-427-5419 or

Please note: To be eligible to attend, the participant must be currently enrolled in 6th,  7th, 8th grade, or equivalent.

This free program begins at 9 a.m. and lasts until 1:30 p.m. (with lunch provided). Check-in will begin at 8:30 a.m. and take place at the Kenyon College Sciences Quad. More information to come soon!


ATHENAS Saturday Science Program

The ATHENAS Saturday science program is for middle school girls and aims to heighten their experiences near and around science. 

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BLAST Saturday Science Program

The BLAST Saturday science program is for middle school boys where they learn about science together and have a blast! 

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Open Doors College Preparation Program

The Kenyon Open Doors College Prep Program empowers students of all backgrounds to achieve at the highest level in preparation for college entry through ACT/SAT preparation. From September to April, this course engages middle school and high school students in classes that emphasize goal setting, small-group learning, and an individualized approach.

More about the program (PDF)