WonderKids

3nd Annual Wonderkids Nominations

WonderKids 2017

WonderWorks Destiny announces its 4th Annual WonderKids Awards Program. What is a WonderKid? We invite you to nominate the student of your choice in any of the following three categories:

Academic Excellence – This award will go to a student who displays excellence in academia. They exceed the expectations of their teachers and peers and realize the importance of educational rigor in their future.

Service to Community – This award will go to a student who goes above and beyond when it comes to helping others. They demonstrate compassion, and a strong aptitude of self-awareness.

Future Scientist – This award will go to a student who exhibits passion when it comes to the sciences. They live each day as an innovator and discoverer, hoping to one day change the world through their love of science.

This year each award category will have two different grade groups of nominees, you can nominate students in grades 1 through 5 in each category and grades 6 through 12.

This year’s program is open to students from nine counties in central New York: Onondaga, Oswego, Oneida, Madison, Cortland, Seneca, Tompkins, Chenango and Cayuga. Nominations are due by May 17, 2017, however we are only accepting a limited number of nominations, so do not delay your entry. The program ceremony will be held on June 17, 2017 @ 1pm in The Canyon section of Destiny USA. Each nominee will be invited to WonderWorks for free along with 2 people of their choice. Each nominee will also receive a certificate of nomination and gift bag. Three winners in each category will be announced at the ceremony. Each winner will receive a certificate and prizes.

Prizes Include:
For Grades 1 to 5:

  • 1 Complimentary Admission to WonderWorks Science Summer Day Camp July 17 through July 21
  • 4 Tickets to Cascade Indoor Water Park @ Greek Peak Resort
  • 4 Tickets to 5 Wits
  • 4 Power Play Cards from Dave & Busters

For Grades 6 to 12:

  • 4 Tickets to Cascade Indoor Water Park @ Greek Peak Resort
  • 4 Tickets to 5 Wits
  • 4 Power Play Cards from Dave & Busters
  • 4 Races at Pole Position

The Prize List is not final as more donations are coming in.

Make Your Nomination Here!

WonderWorks would like to thank the prize sponsors:


  • Dave & Busters Logo

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  • Cascades Logo

  • 5 Wits Syracuse