Public events & resources for community members and K-12 teachers and students
Check out our fun, educational events and resources for teachers, families, and students.
Give your middle or high school student a sneak peek at college life – from residence halls to classrooms to research labs—and help them to explore different science majors and careers!
Camps are 3 days/2 nights on the Blacksburg campus.
Teacher Professional Development
Earn professional development points with our FREE workshops designed for 8th-12th grade science teachers.
Summer 2023 Workshop: Coming Soon.
Resources for K-12 teachers
Field trips: we can host a small number of student groups (grades 5-12) to participate in science-related field trips
Departments/Areas of Interest
Massey Herbarium: The Massey Herbarium is the largest herbarium in Virginia with over 115,000 specimens of vascular plant, fungi, bryophytes, and lichens.
SEEDS-Blacksburg Nature Center: A partnership between the Town of Blacksburg, the Routinely took CCF interns and guests into the field to receive hands-on experience with our research, including conducting avian surveys, nest searching, and measuring nestling hornbills in nest boxes.
Fun and flashy chemistry demonstrations
Youth Exploring Science (YES) Day camp
Fossil Unwrapping Party
GeoFair and Mineral Sale
Demos & hands-on activities
Blacksburg Math Circle
Teacher professional development workshop
Physics and Astronomy