Our paramount goal is for our programs to be consistent and continuous and offer the core classes every term, making us a viable and reliable part of after-school programming.

Annual Spooky Mad Science Expo


Hundreds of future astronauts, engineers, scientists, and mathematicians come out to the Chrysalis annual Spooky Mad Science Expo – a fun, interactive, captivating and educational event that combines Halloween with science projects. This mid-October event is held with the participation of volunteers from organizations like the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum, National Science Foundation, NASA, Boeing, American Chemical Society, USPTO, and the American Institute of Architects, and many more!

Chrysalis Teen Science Café


Join us and interact with guest speakers, participate in activities, and learn about the many different fields of STEM. FREE and OPEN to all high school students from grades 9 to 12. Register before it’s too late due to limited space.

Explore, discover and learn all about STEM and STEM careers!

Café Times:

January to April – Every 3rd Friday of the month

3:30pm – 5:30pm

Chinquapin Park Recreation Center and Aquatics Facility: 3210 King St. Alexandria, VA

More Programs Coming Soon!

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