Family Stem Cell Day!

Starts

April 28, 2018 at 10:00 am

Ends

April 28, 2018 at 1:00 pm

Location

The NYSCF Research Institute
619 West 54th Street, 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10019
2123657425

On Saturday, April 28, 2018, The New York Stem Cell Foundation (NYSCF) Research Institute will host its inaugural Family Stem Cell Day at the NYSCF Research Institute, which will bring together students as well as their parents for an exciting day of hands-on scientific exploration!

Schedule

9:30 AM-10:00 AM Registration
10:00 AM-10:20 AM Introduction to stem cells and NYSCF
Students will be divided into lectures by age group
10:20 AM-12:00 PM Interactive science stations and photo booth fun
Students will get the chance to interact with scientists, use real-world laboratory procedures, learn robotics, and much more!
12:00 PM-1:00 PM Pizza party
Celebrate a great day of scientific discovery and new friends!

FAQs

When is Family Stem Cell Day?
Family Stem Cell Day will take place on Saturday, April 28, 2018. Registration begins at 9:30 AM and activities will begin promptly at 10:00 AM and conclude at 1:00 PM. Lunch will take place at 12:00 PM.

How do I register?
To register, please visit this page.

How do I get to NYSCF?
NYSCF is located at on the 3rd floor of 619 West 54th Street (between 11th and 12th Avenues). For travel directions, please click here.

Do I need to pack lunch?
No – complimentary lunch will be provided with the day’s program. Vegetarian options will be available.

How old does my child have to be to attend? Can I bring a child who is younger than kindergarten age, even if s/he will not participate in the activities?
In order to ensure the safety and enjoyment of everyone at Family Stem Cell Day, we require all attendees to be in kindergarten or older. Please make sure you indicate your childrens’ ages and grades on the registration form. We appreciate your cooperation in observing the age requirement.

Can I bring my high school student who is interested in attending?
Yes! The program is designed to be age-appropriate for students in grades K – 8, but will engage students of all ages. We welcome your high school student to join us, and will provide a separate track for him or her on that day. Space for high school students is limited and will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis, so please register early! If interest exceeds our capacity for the day, we will announce additional dates for high school students to visit the lab in the future.

Are chaperones required?
Yes, all K – 8 students must be accompanied by an adult. High school students need not be accompanied by an adult.

I am a teacher. Can I bring a group of students to Family Stem Cell Day?
Yes! We welcome groups of students, but there must be one adult chaperone for every five students who attend. Please email events@nyscf.org to make arrangements.

Is there a cost to participate?
No – there is no ticket price for admission. The Family Stem Cell Day Parent Committee suggests a donation of $50 / family. Your pay-as-you-wish gift is fully tax-deductible and will directly support our research.

Still have questions?
Please email events@nyscf.org

 

For further information, please contact:

Ali Kean – Communications and Event Marketing Coordinator
The New York Stem Cell Foundation Research Institute
619 West 54 Street, New York, NY 10019
Email: events@nyscf.org. Tel: 212.365.7425, Fax: 212.787.5844