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Kids Night Out @ Western (KNOW) Bellingham

Please Note: Registration for this event closes seven days prior to the program start date.

Enjoy a well-deserved date night while your kids have a fun-filled evening through Kids Night Out @ Western (KNOW).

Students in grades K-5 will explore hands-on science activities in Western’s Science Resource Center in the following class groups: grades K-2 and grades 3-5.

To further the experience, an optional hour of swimming is offered for an additional fee at the Wade King Student Recreation Center on Western’s campus.

Get in the KNOW and join the fun!

Youth program participants and staff must abide by all University regulations and program rules.

At a Glance

Grades K-5

Friday, April 27, 2018

7 - 8:30 p.m. – Academic Period
8:30 - 9:45 p.m. – Swim Session

Western Washington University
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Academic Session

7 - 8:30 p.m.

Academic and Swim time

7 - 9:30 p.m.


Each KNOW session will feature a unique science theme for your child to explore:

  • February 16 - Dinosaur Discovery
  • April 27 - Kitchen Chemistry

Students are asked to bring:

  • A healthy snack
  • A water bottle
  • Swimsuit, towel
  • Jacket (for walk to Student Recreation Center)
  • A curious mind
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Academic Session

6:45 – 7 p.m.

Student check-in at the SMATE building

7 – 8:15 p.m.

Lessons and activities

8:15 – 8:30 p.m.


8:30 p.m.

Academic period check-out at SMATE

Swim Session

8:30 – 9:30 p.m.


9:30 – 9:45 p.m.

Change into dry clothes

9:45 – 10:00 p.m.

Student check-out at the Rec Center


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Location Details

Western Washington University
516 High St, Bellingham - SMATE Building

For detailed parking instructions (if applicable), please refer to the confirmation letter.

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Cancellation Policy

All classes and programs are self-sustaining and subject to minimum enrollments.

Cancellations must be made seven days in advance of the session and must be submitted in writing through No refunds are available for this program unless the program is cancelled.

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