Pre-registration and pre-payment is required for all workshops. Workshop participants are allowed into the Center to play at the group rate of $7.00 per person.

Contact Guest Services to register at 417-862-9910 ext. 706, or register on-line!

Robot Workshops

Robot Workshops continue to be a great learning adventure for both parents and children. Both parent and child will work closely with Discovery Center staff to build a functional robot. Learn about instructions, gears, circuits, and other mechanical parts. Each workshop will focus on a different type of robot and different age level. 

New dates and activities being planned for fall 2014.

Dissection Workshops

Designed for parent and child to attend together as a learning team! A Discovery Center Educator will guide participants in learning about animal classification, identifying features of specific specimens, and a guided dissection experience.  Come join us for one of these unique learning adventures! 

Fetal Pig Dissection (age 10+)

  • Date: Saturday, April 26, 2014
  • Time: 10:00a.m. - 12:00 p.m. OR 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
  • Age: 10 and up
  • Cost for Members: $45 parent/child duo
  • Cost for Non-Members: $50 parent/child duo
  • On-line Registration available! This class is not a drop off class.

Maker Workshops - New for 2013-2014! 

These workshops will introduce parent/child duos to skills that involve making or creating something! Our DCS educators will demonstrate the basics, and then you get to put the sills to work to make something unique!

Soldering - Learn to use a soldering iron (age 8+)

  • Date: Saturday, May 10, 2014
  • Time: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. OR 1:00 p.m. - 3:00p.m.
  • Age: 8 and up
  • Cost for Members: $50 parent/child duo
  • Cost for Non-Members: $55 parent/child duo
  • On-line Registration available! This class is not a drop off class.