Caryn Hojnicki
Recreation Program Coordinator

Phone: (734) 258-3035
Fax: (734) 246-2161

Mad Science Detroit
Mad Science Detroit


Mad Science is the leading science enrichment provider for children in pre-kindergarten through grade 5. Using an inquiry-based learning approach, children are doing things like chemistry, physics and rocket engineering just to name a few. The best part is that they are having a blast! That’s what learning about science and technology with Mad Science is all about.  Mad Science encourages children to explore and discover all the exciting possibilities in the world around them.


Mad Science's Mission is to spark the imagination and curiosity of children everywhere by providing fun, interactive and educational activities that instill a clear understanding of science and how it affects the world around them. Join us for our monthly workshops at Kiwanis Train Park.  These workshops are for ages 5-12. All workshops will be held at Kiwanis Park



June 20th 12-1:00PM

Space Travel

Learn what it takes to be a true globetrotter! Race a balloon rocket and design your own car engine as you learn about thrust and build your very own Shuttle Copter™ to fly to the skies!


July 17th 12-1:00PM


Delve into paleontology as we join a dinosaur excavation. Examine real fossil casts to see the differences in the teeth of herbivorous and carnivorous dinosaurs. Students will participate in a mini dinosaur excavation and make a cast of a dinosaur tooth to take home!


Aug 14th 12-1:00PM

Dry Ice Capades

Manipulate matter in all of its three states! Melt metal in boiling water and freeze water with just a breath of dry ice! Use your Thermocolor Kool Cup™ to test the temperature of liquid matter in your home!