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Welcome to the MYGEMS Science Center Mobile Birthday Parties

  

Listed below are the various birthday party themes you may select for your special Birthday Science Scholar. Each party package is for between 8-15 scientists. Each additional scientist will be an additional fee as shown below. Our packages start at $225. Due to the nature of our program, we recommend no more than 20 children, with atleast 2 adults to supervise during the party presentations. 


What type of science party themes does MYGEMS offer? We provide a variety of themes for youth of all ages. If you want to provide the best birthday party experience for your child at an affordable price, scroll down to read how.


  

For Boys and Girls ages 6 and up, invite Professor T.K. the Chemist to your birthday party and be the talk of the school and neighborhood!  There are many exciting themes to select from. Invite the MYGEMS Science Center to your home, church or party location and sit back and relax as we help celebrate your child's momentous day! Why stress over entertaining your child, when you can bring MYGEMS Science Center to provide then fun.

You Provide: Table decorations, *party favors, food, drink, birthday cake, paper goods and utensils.


We provide:

* Each child with a take-home project or gift item based upon the theme of the party.

* A guest list to write down the gift items your child received at the party.

* A special certificate from all the party guests to sign.

* A scientific blast of FUN!!!!!

*For an additional fee, we can provide the table decorations, tablecloth, science themed dessert and dinner plates, spoons, forks, and cups.



  

MYGEMS Reservations

Reservations must be made at least two weeks in advance and depend on availability. A 50% deposit is due at time of registration. There are no refunds for guest number changes due to a decrease in the number of participants.  In the event that you must cancel, a $99 non-refundable deposit will be held from the balance given. Reservations along you’re your deposit are made online. If you prefer to mail in your application and payments, please send payable to: MYGEMS, P.O. BOX 5920, Concord, NC 28027 with money order. There is a $35 declined credit card fee. 


Due to the interactive nature of workshops, we must limit the number of participants. We require at least 1 ADULT per 10 children at the party.


During the party, we provide 3-5 interactive demonstrations and/or a take home project for each child to complete with friends and family members.

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birthday party themes

What type of science party themes does MYGEMS offer?

  

Welcome to the MYGEMS Science Center Mobile Birthday Party Site!

Listed below are the various birthday party themes you may select for your special Birthday Science Scholar. Each party package is for between 8-15 scientists. Each additional scientist will be an additional fee as shown below. Our packages start at $225. Due to the nature of our program, we recommend no more than 20 children, with atleast 2 adults to supervise during the party presentations. 


What type of science party themes does MYGEMS offer? We provide a variety of themes for youth of all ages. If you want to provide the best birthday party experience for your child at an affordable price, scroll down to read how.

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MYGEMS Space Explorations!

Very Interactive for ages 5-8!

  

Get your cameras ready for this space exploration as the space scholars travel through this interactive science program.  It will energize the children as they race against the space clock of knowledge.  See how the astronauts view the stars through our solar system fun packs! Watch a colorful chemical light show. Make glow-in-the dark constellation mats. Each “astronaut” will be able to try on Space Suits and take pictures with them on.  Each student will receive a pair of Solar System glasses and watch the colorful light show of stars! Music will be integrated with this program as the future astronauts explore the names of the galaxies, constellations, famous astronauts and perhaps other “life” forms in the solar system! A dark room is needed for this one! Add on the Rocket Explorations for additional fun. (Additional cost will be added if included.)


 COST:  The rate is based upon the number of activities that will be completed and the additional items you would like to to be included for these hands-on science party adventures. 

  • PROTON RATE: $299, 1 hour 
  • ATOMIC MOLECULES RATE: $435, 1 hr 30 minutes
  • QUARK RATE: $479, 1 hr 30 minutes

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MYGEMS Lil’ Paleontologist

(Great for ages 5-10)

  

Dig through the dinosaur pit and organize the dinosaurs according to their characteristic traits, play dinosaur bingo, create a dinosaur fossil and more! The science scholars are exploring their dexterity as they dig through the pit and determine Tyrannosaurus Rex from Triceratops! Each child will be able to make one dinosaur tooth or fossil from the past and paint it. Get a dinosaur worksheet to take home.



 COST:  The rate is based upon the number of activities that will be completed and the additional items you would like to to be included for these hands-on science party adventures. 

  • PROTON RATE: $299, 1 hour 
  • ATOMIC MOLECULES RATE: $435, 1 hr 30 minutes
  • QUARK RATE: $479, 1 hr 30 minutes

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MYGEMS Weird, Wacky Science

OUR TOP & Very Popular and INTERACTIVE party adventure! (Great for ages 7-12)

  

Watch as your body comes alive with these weird, wacky and unusual scientific expeditions!  Would you like to make your hair stand up and look like Einstein with a Van de Graff Generator? Can you make ice melt by staring at the block?  Which sphere will float on top of water if they both weigh the same? Which brand of soda will sink or float in water?  All of this and more wacky weird science experiments will be performed by the student!  All of this and more wacky weird science experiments will be performed by the children! Each child will receive a take home treat to continue to experience the fun at home.


 COST:  The rate is based upon the number of activities that will be completed and the additional items you would like to to be included for these hands-on science party adventures. 

  • NEUTRON RATE: $225, 45 MINUTES
  • PROTON RATE: $299, 1 hour 
  • ATOMIC MOLECULES RATE: $435, 1 hr 30 minutes
  • QUARK RATE: $479, 1 hr 30 minutes

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MYGEMS Robotic Engineers!

Our VERY Interactive & Popular Program (Great for ages 7-12)

 

Think like an Engineer!  How do engineers use robots for technology, medicine, space rockets or even as teachers?  Use your investigative skills and pick up objects with Robotic devices and then carry them to another location all while beating the Engineers clock of time!  These fast paced challenges will focus on engineering and designing processes while using math skills to calculate destination points. The young scientists will also be able to create circuits, sound, and electricity with our “Electronic playground”. They will also use our wifi-connected remotes to move the robots to pick up items in a timely manner with music! 



 COST:  The rate is based upon the number of activities that will be completed and the additional items you would like to to be included for these hands-on science party adventures. 

  • NEUTRON RATE: $225, 45 MINUTES
  • PROTON RATE: $299, 1 hour 
  • ATOMIC MOLECULES RATE: $435, 1 hr 30 minutes
  • QUARK RATE: $479, 1 hr 30 minutes

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Glow in the Dark Poly Sci

(Great for ages 7-12)

  

Nice experiments to take home! 

Welcome to the world of polymer science. The birthday party scientist will be able to learn how polymers are found all around us. From tires to pudding. We will create a unique polymer that will bounce and glow in the dark! They will also be able to create glow in the dark slime and create shrinky dinks. An additional cost is added if you would like to include miniature UV key chains at the rate of $1.75 per child. 


 COST:  The rate is based upon the number of activities that will be completed and the additional items you would like to to be included for these hands-on science party adventures. 

  • PROTON RATE: $299, 1 hour 
  • ATOMIC MOLECULES RATE: $435, 1 hr 30 minutes
  • QUARK RATE: $479, 1 hr 30 minutes

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MYGEMS Chemical Concoctions – TOP RATED Popular Program!

(Great for ages 5-12)

  

The Birthday Child will take on the first chemical investigation with a surprise birthday card! Explore simple chemical reactions and the use of scientific tools by making a special liquid change colors mysteriously right before your eyes. The science scholars will be able to make a special fog appear with colorful magic bubbles and dry ice. Make magic powders do something tricky and more! The Chemical Concoction Party will include dry ice experiments, magic balloons, and more!



 COST:  The rate is based upon the number of activities that will be completed and the additional items you would like to to be included for these hands-on science party adventures.

  • NEUTRON RATE: $225, 45 MINUTES
  • PROTON RATE: $299, 1 hour 
  • ATOMIC MOLECULES RATE: $435, 1 hr 30 minutes
  • QUARK RATE: $479, 1 hr 30 minutes

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MYGEMS Jr. CSI Sleuth

(Suggested age group: 10-12)

   

If you’ve seen CSI, then you’ll be happy to engage your birthday participants with this hands-on science sleuth adventure. Can you solve a case through blood and bones analysis? How observant are you? Your party goers will learn about blood types and solve a medical case using blood analysis. They will also be able to identify a suspect using handwriting and fingerprinting analysis. They will be able to solve 3-7 mysteries in order to capture the suspect.



 COST:  The rate is based upon the number of activities that will be completed and the additional items you would like to to be included for these hands-on science party adventures. 

  • PROTON RATE: $299, 1 hour 
  • ATOMIC MOLECULES RATE: $435, 1 hr 30 minutes
  • QUARK RATE: $479, 1 hr 30 minutes

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SPECIALIZED PARTY PACKAGE

MYGEMS Chemical Spa Concoctions, Starting at $375 + tax.

  

 (Great for ages 8 – 12)

There’s science behind Spa Concoctions and Professor T.K. the Chemist is going to show you how science and beauty go hand in hand.  Learn about Female Scientists that have contributed to STEM in a fun and interactive way with music and a visual presentation while soaking their feet in a nice smelly cocoa fizz bath. The girls will also be able to make their own body scrub or designer soap.


Due to the nature of this particular party theme, it is limited to 15 girls


* Your child and 10-15 children will get Professor T.K. the Chemist for 1 hour and 30 minutes. Additional children are $10 each.


* Professor T.K. the Chemist will provide 2 science demonstrations and experiments with the Birthday Spa Scientist.  


* The birthday child will receive a science t-shirt and party favor bag. 

If you want to create two chemical spa concoctions, add an additional $10 per guest.

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Birthday Party Package RATES

VALUE PACKAGE

 Neutron Package Rate: Starting at $225 + tax. 


* Your child and 10-15 children will have a scientific blast with Professor T.K. the Chemist for 45 minutes. Additional children are $10 each.


* Professor T.K. the Chemist will provide 3-5 science demonstrations and experiments while the Birthday Scientist assist during the presentation.


* Party favors may be purchased for an additional fee of $4.00 per child. (The party favors include a MYGEMS pencil and science trinkets based upon the theme of the party.)


* The birthday child will receive a science t-shirt and party favor bag based on the birthday theme.


*Science props and science background board provided for memorable picture experiences.

MOST POPULAR!

  

Proton Package Rate: Starting at $299 + tax.


* Your child and 10-15 children will have a scientific blast with Professor T.K. the Chemist for 1 hour. Additional children are $10 each.


* Professor T.K. the Chemist will provide 5-7 science demonstrations and experiments while the Birthday Scientist assist during the presentation. There will also be one hands-on science adventure that each child will be able to complete.


*Party favors may be purchased for an additional fee of $4.00 per child. (The party favors include a MYGEMS pencil and science trinkets based upon the theme of the party.)


* The birthday child will receive a science t-shirt and party favor bag based on the birthday theme.

super DELUXE PACKAGES!

Atomic Molecules Rate: Starting at $435 + tax.

 

* Your child and 10-15 children will get Professor T.K. the Chemist for 1 hour and 30 minutes. Additional children are $10 each.


* Professor T.K. the Chemist will provide 5-7 science demonstrations and experiments while the Birthday Scientist assist during the presentation. There will also be one hands-on science adventure that each child will be able to complete.


*A pair of safety googles for each child along with a party favor bag that will include a MYGEMS pencil and science trinkets based upon the theme of the party.)


*Science props and science background board provided for memorable picture experiences.


* The birthday child will receive a science t-shirt and party favor bag based on the birthday theme.

Quark Rate: Starting at $479 + tax.

 

* Your child and 10-15 children will get Professor T.K. the Chemist for 1 hour and 30 minutes. Additional children are $10 each.


* Professor T.K. the Chemist will provide 5-7 science demonstrations and experiments while the Birthday Scientist assist during the presentation. There will also be one hands-on science adventure that each child will be able to complete.


*Party Favors: Science dinner and dessert plates, cups, spoons, forks, table decorations, tablecloth, science props and science background board provided for memorable picture experiences. 


*A pair of safety googles for each child along with a party favor bag that will include a MYGEMS pencil and science trinkets based upon the theme of the party.)


* The birthday child will receive a science t-shirt and party favor bag based on the birthday theme.

Birthday Party Program Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)

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Please read below for any questions or concerns you may have prior to your Birthday Child's BIG day.

  

Q: What time should all the guests arrive before Professor T.K. the Chemist?
A: Due to the nature of the science activities, please have your guests arrive at least 30 minutes before our party is to begin. Being late will interfere with the party activities. Our party will begin at the start time and end at the finish time.


Q: What time can I schedule my party?
A: All of our parties are held on Saturdays only based upon the following time frames: Saturdays: 10am, 1pm, and 4pm. Our party times last between 45-90 minutes, which includes our hands-on science demonstrations and activities and a group pic with Professor T.K. the Chemist!


The parties will be a scientific blast for your child and their friends.  We guarantee that they will have so much fun!  Your scientist will receive a science t-shirt and a goody bag based on the theme that you select.  We make children feel special and we want your child to know that they will be the Lead Scientist for that day!

 

Q: What time will Professor T.K. the Chemist arrive?
A: Professor T.K. the Chemist will arrive about 30-45 minutes before the party. The set-up time for our party only takes about 20-30 minutes to set up.
 

Q: Where should the birthday area/room be set up?
A: During most of our hands-on science adventures, each child is generally sitting at a table. We can set up in your kitchen/dining room and/or family room area and we will be sure to place disposable tablecloths on the table to protect the tables and the potential mess of the experiments.  Please be sure to have space provided at a table and not the floor. To ensure that nature doesn’t affect our programs, we prefer all activities take place inside the home rather than outside. Depending on the time of year, we would have to deal with the unexpected weather elements such as snow, rain, wind, humidity or even a hot sunny day.
 

Q: Are adult guests allowed to participate?
A: While we love our parents and adult guests involvement during the hands-on science adventures, it is best that they do not crowd around the table, as it is distracting to the children and difficult for them to participate. We recommend that you have an area for them to socialize or that they remain in the background and watch.  If they do participate, they will be included in the guest count as we will be using supplies and materials to cover their experiments as well. 


Q: Do any of your programs contain food items or edible experiments?
A: Depending on the science party theme you would like, there may be some edible experiments or there may be food items present. If there are any foods or materials (ex. nuts, eggs, latex, etc.) that could potentially cause allergic reactions to any one of your party guests, please inform us at least one week before the party. We will alter and provide a different type of experiment instead. The safety of our scientists is our TOP PRIORITY! 


Q: What if our numbers decrease and we don’t have the same number of guests for the party. Do we still pay that amount?
A: While we do understand that party invites change, the total amount due that was planned at the time of the reservations does not change, unless you have more guests and then we would have to increase the rate accordingly. We must be notified ahead of time if your numbers increase. To ensure that we are able to compensate our staff for their services and time, we do not alter pricing for parties under the maximum number of guests allowed. In cases where there are fewer than the included number of scientists present, we simply ensure that even more attention is provided to the guests in attendance. If you purchased additional party favors, those will be left with the parent or guardian to distribute to the children that weren’t able to attend.


Q: Will you decorate our home, church or facility with science décor?
A: We do not provide decorations other than what is being used for our science party presentations. We do take pictures in the end with party themed science props, but we do not provide decorations or decorate the facility and/or home.


Q: How early should I book my party?
A. Parties are booked on a first come, first served basis. A 50% deposit is required in order to secure the date. A minimum of a non-refundable deposit of $99 is required to  secure the date. The full payment is required 7 days prior to the date. For parties that are booked less than 7 days, we can not guarantee that you will be able to have specialized party bags and lab uniform packages with your party as our vendors require advance notice. To receive those items, your party must be booked 3-4 weeks prior. The entire birthday party fee is due at the time of the reservation is required for parties booked less than 14 days in advance. If you must cancel the party, there will be a 50% non-refundable cancellation service fee deducted from what was paid.


Q. What is the cancellation policy?
A. There will be a $75 non-refundable cancellation service fee if the party is cancelled. Additionally, there will be a 50% cancellation fee if the party is cancelled 15 days or fewer before the date of the event. Parties cancelled inside of 72 hours prior to the party will not receive a refund for the party, add on items or gift bags. If the party must be cancelled on the day of, please call 704-796-1501 and ask for the Birthday Party Contact. There is no refund for a no-call, no-show.  You will receive a credit that can be used for another rescheduled date within 30 days. 


Birthday Parties are held rain or shine, and in the case of severe weather, we will contact you personally.


**Prices shown on this website are subject to change without notice.

However we will honor your party package price stated on your party agreement.


Q. How should the party participants dress?
A. Although we make every effort to not splish splash everywhere, we can not guarantee that your child will not get some exciting science memories on their clothing. Parents be sure to remind your guests that this is a science based party so some messiness may occur. We are not responsible for clothing that may result in ink, paint, and other products that may gather on their clothing as a result of all of the hands-on science fun. Please dress for fun!


Q. What makes the MYGEMS Science Center’s Parties different from others?
A. Professor Tabelech “T.K. the Chemist” Shipp has been a leading renowned educator for over 20 years. As a Two-Time Award-Winning Professor of Biology and Chemistry, she’s affectionately known as Professor T.K. the Chemist to younger scholars! She has the energy and passion for helping children view science with confidence that is often missed. 

With a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry and Masters of Life Science with dual concentrations in biology and chemistry, the founder and owner of MYGEMS, Professor Tabelech “T.K. the Chemist” Shipp ensures the quality of the programs as a trained, highly qualified and vibrant educator who has over 30 years of combined educational and teaching experience, from preK to the collegiate level. Professor T.K. the Chemist strategically plans professional lessons that promote multicultural experiences through activities that teach about the contributions of scientists and inventors of different ethnicities. These fun filled adventures are achieved by discovery while using real life applications, equipment and technology. 

If you have any questions or concerns, please reach out to us during our business hours between 11 am – 5 pm, EST either by phone or email at 704-796-1501 or info@mygemsforkids.com.

Is there a TRAVEL FEE?

  

No Travel Fee: Concord, Kannapolis, Harrisburg

$25 Travel Fee: Charlotte (within 25 miles of MYGEMS Headquarters), Salisbury, China Grove, and Surrounding areas of these locations.

$35 Travel Fee: Mint Hill, Ballantyne, Lake Wylie and Surrounding areas of these locations.

$50 Travel Fee: Travel beyond 50 miles or over 1 hour driving distance from the MYGEMS Headquarters

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