Discovery Center Summer of Science

You may register for multiple classes on one form; one registration form per child.

Cost Per Week:

Pre-K: ages 4-5, Monday-Thursday, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Members: $75 - Non-members $85

Grades 1-12: Monday-Thursday, 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Members $165, Non-members: $185

*some workshops have an additional supply fee listed in workshop description

*workshop participatns wil received 1free t-shirt during their first week of classes!

Pre-registration and pre-payment are required.  To pay with a credit card, must include Visa, Mastercard, or Discovery number on downloaded registration form.  Once it is processed, you will receive an e-mail confirmation.

                                                                                                    

Pre-K - K (Ages 4-5)
Half Day Session: 9am-12pm
Monday-Thursday
Children must be age 4 by the workshop date 

3-2-1 Blast Off! - July 7-10
Get ready for an outer space adventure that's out of this world! Take a tour of the planets in our solar system, learn about stars, and explore our moon.  We'll also explore what makes planet earth special, plus investigate forms of matter and where they exist in our solar system! Register on-line here or download a registration form.

Splish Splash Science - July 28-31 - FULL 
Dive into a world of water! Find out what makes water special and why it's important.  Be prepared to get wet, have fun, and explore the wonders of water! Register on-line here or download a registration form. THIS CLASS IS FULL. PLEASE CONTACT GUEST SERVICES TO BE ON WAITING LIST (417) 862-9910 X 706.

Flights of Fancy - July 21-24
Look up in the air! It's a bird! It's a plane! It's a bat! It's an insect! It's a fish! If it flies, we'll study it! Come join this high-flying adventure! Register on-line here or download a registration form.

                                                                                                   

Grade 1-2
Monday-Thursday 9am-3pm
Register child going into this grade for fall 2014

Backyard Science - July 21-24

Explore the amazing world of science that can be found in your very own backyard.  Investigate insects and learn how they help to keep our yards beautiful.  Dig in the garden and grow your own vegetables, look inside of seeds and flowers and learn about the wildlife outside your window.  Register on-line here or download a registration form.


Launch Pad - July 28-31 - FULL
Get ready to launch to new heights of summer adventure with this workshop dedicated to high flying fun! We'll build and launch rockets, drop parachutes, fling things through the air, and measure how far they go.  Why don't they go forever? Let's find out.  Register on-line here or downloard a registration form. THIS CLASS IS FULL. PLEASE CONTACT GUEST SERVICES TO BE ON THE WAITING LIST: 417-862-9910 X 706. 

                                                                                                                                                                                                

Grade 3-5
Monday-Thursday 9am-3pm
Register child going into this grade for fall 2014

Let the Games Begin! - July 21-24

It's more than just a game! Come explore the theory and strategy behind Game design. Board games, trading card games, puzzle games,,,we'll play and investigate them all! Make your own game boards, create your own characters, and even design your own trading cards! Game time will never be the same again!  Register on-line here or download a registration form

                                                                                

 

Grade 9-12
Monday-Thursday 9am-3pm
Register child going into this grade for fall 2014

Pre-College Summer Science Series (PCS3) - July 21-25
Discovery Center is joining with faculty and staff from Missouri State University's College of Natural and Applied Sciences to provide high school students with a highly stimulating environment for the exploration of science and engineering.  Topics in physics, chemistry, biology and engineering will be included in the program.  We'll meet at DCS each day, then travel to the MSU campus where participants will investigate and explore science topics with MSU scientists, utilize college laboratories, and discover options for study in college.  This workshop includes a Field Trip Friday, with a behind the scenes tour of Jordan Valley Innovation Center to learn about exciting career path options. ($20 additional supply fee applies) Register on-line or download a registration form