Program / Events

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NITRO-Meet You

Fridays – June 29, July 27, August 24

Support our upcoming Marine Life Exhibit and enjoy a liquid nitrogen ice-cream treat!
Free admission with your ticket starting at 5:30pm.
$3 a ticket for members/$5 for non-members


First Lego League JR

(Sorry this program is full)

Ages 6-8
6:15-7:30pm
Every Monday, September 10-December 10
*There will not be a session on November 19*

Join Discovery Space’s 2018 First Lego League JR team! We will meet weekly and work together to complete the 2018 challenge: Mission Moon!


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Saturday STEM Hangout

We are trying something new this year, by request! Register your kids to hang out with us during Penn State Football Games. The day will be filled with exhibit floor explorations, STEM activities, games and more. We will provide all snacks and meals, but you are welcome to send any additional food or drinks with your child.

September 1, Kick-off time 3:30pm: drop off as early as 12:30pm; pick up by 8:30pm
September 15, Kick-off time 12:00pm: drop off as early as 9am; pick up by 5pm

We will provide meals: 9-9:30 Breakfast, 12-12:30 lunch, 5-5:30 dinner

For ages 5-12
Cost $250 per child; $50 discount for additional children in same household
Members receive 10% discount on total.
Payment due in full at time of registration; sorry, no refunds.

Register online for September 1.
Register online for September 15.


MaD Lab Programs

Join us September 22nd and October 6 from 12-2pm for hands-on activities in the MaD Lab, our makerspace, hosted by the Gadget Girls! The girls will start programs every 30 minutes. Sign up upon arrival. Participation is on a first come basis. Free to participate, best for 8-14 year olds. If you don’t know the Gadget Girls, drop in and meet them!


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Baby Explorers

* This program is on vacation. It will return in the fall.

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.


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Science Adventures

* This program is on vacation. It will return in the fall.

Every Thursday, 10:30-11am

Join us this season in Science Adventures as we explore the earth’s many diverse ecosystems. We’ll learn about the plants and animals living in the unique landscapes of forests, ponds, oceans, desserts, and the arctic.  Our free in-house preschool program, designed for 3-5 year olds, will offer a chance for caregivers to practice math, language, and fine motor skills with their children while exploring the natural world. Free with membership or paid admission.


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Music Makers

* This program is on vacation. It will return in the fall.

Fridays, 10:30-11am
For children 5 and under and their parent/guardians

Join us for a rhythmic good time every Friday! This program includes stories and musical explorations for children and adults to enjoy together.
Free with membership or paid admission.

Music Makers playlist on Spotify
To access the playlist you will need to subscribe (or use the free service) to Spotify.


Program and Special Event Payment

We often have only limited space in our programs and special events. Don’t miss out! Please call 814.234.0200 or email  to check available space and register for programs, camps, and special events.

After confirming your registration, you may make a secure online payment.

Thank you! We look forward to seeing you soon at Discovery Space!