Programs

Messy Masterpieces
 
Art from recycled materials Saturday, September 20, 10am-1pm
 
Feeling creative but rather someone else clean up the mess? Visit with your child and create a masterpiece from recycled materials. We'll provide the materials, glue, and paint and take care of the scraps! Free with membership or paid admission.
 
 
Future Tech Kid at computer  
 
Saturday, October 4, 12-2pm
 
Drop in between 12pm and 2pm for fun hands-on activities with members of Penn State's Microsystems Design Lab and we'll find out how computers are learning to see better than humans. Free with membership or paid admission.  
 

Pumpkins and Power Tools 
 Pumpkins
Saturday, November 1, 2-5pm
 
Do you have plans for your Halloween pumpkins after the holiday? Bring them to Discovery Space! You'll be able to use them to practice working with a variety of easy to use power tools which we'll provide. Free with membership or paid admission.
 

BrainWorks Day Camp

Monday, December 1, from 9am-4pm  
 
Brain with gears
Calling all girls, ages 6-12! We are planning a whole day that will engage both hemispheres of your brain through art and science. Together with the Lab of Developmental Neuroscience at Penn State, we will explore how brains work and maybe even play a few tricks on them!
 
Space is limited and registration is required. $10 (non-refundable) fee must be paid at time of registration to reserve your spot. Call 814.234.0200 or stop in to register. $10 fee may be paid in person or securely online here. Before (7:30-9am) and after (4-5:30pm) care provided for an additional $10 per child.
 
Have a daughter too old to attend but still interested? We're also looking for a handful of motivated
13-18 year-old girls to assist in leading the activities of the day. We will hold a short training the week before camp. 
 
Sponsored by the American Association of University Women (AAUW).
 
Baby Explorers

Baby Explorers
 
Every Wednesday, 10:30-11am

Visit with your baby to explore science together through books and movement. Perfect for adults with a 6-month to 2-year-old child. Free with membership or paid admission. 

 

Science Adventures
 
Every Thursday, 11-11:30am
 
Join us for our favorite, free preschool program.We are planning new science activities and hope to see you there! Want a longer experience? Visit early for story time, starting at 10:30 am on Thursdays. Free with membership or paid admission!
 
Upcoming themes:
  
September:  Discovering What's Inside Me
October:  Discovering My Home (inside)
November:  Discovering My Home (outside)
 

Thursday Story Time
 
Every Thursday at 10:30am
 
Enjoy 20 minutes of stories and songs for preschoolers. Free with membership or paid admission!  
 

Homeschool Days
 
The first Friday of each month from 12:00-3:00pm are Homeschool Days. Homeschool families are admitted at the group rate of $5 per person during this time.