EdVenture offers a variety of programs focused on enhancing school curriculum. From field experiences to educator professional development programs, EdVenture has what schools and communities need to add an exciting twist to their activities.
Come enjoy our programs on-site here in one of Columbia’s biggest and brightest classrooms. Perfect for ages 3-12, this programming gives your student a chance to enjoy EdVenture in a whole new way! Enjoy EdVenture-led special activities on the first Friday of each month from 2:30–3:30pm.
Expanding Minds and Worlds - Educating the next generation is one of the most important jobs out there. We offer teachers fresh creative ways to help enhance education of students along with new tools and resources for teachers.
Access new teaching tools and resources that will give a boost to teaching skills and enliven lesson plans. Whether you attend a one-hour session or a weeklong summer institute, EdVenture ensures your experience is rewarding and useful in your work of educating the next generation.
Preschool providers or child development centers requiring Department of Social Service credit hours can access professional development workshops at their school or center through EdVenture.
Educator Institute, Hands-On Minds-On!
Hands-On, Minds-On! has been EdVenture's signature professional development experience for classroom teachers since 2006. Designed to strengthen teachers' confidence about science and mathematics and cultivate their students’ curiosity, the institutes and workshops have helped strengthen teachers' understanding of the curriculum integration and hands-on learning. EdVenture continues to support great professional development opportunities for our state's teachers.