Thank you to the Idaho STEM Action Center, for supporting our camp scholarship program!

SUMMER CAMPS

Did you know, Members get a discount on Summer Camps?!

 

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Please call (208) 343-9895 ext 224

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Chemical Concoctions

Create crazy chemical concoctions that ooze, bubble, bounce, fizz and bang. Learn to appreciate atoms, master molecules and command compounds.  A great camp for anyone!

Grade: 1st-3rd grades

Cost: $200 $160* // $144 (Members)

June 3-7, 9AM-3PM      SOLD OUT!

July 29-Aug 2, 9AM-3PM      SOLD OUT!

*Sponsored by the Idaho STEM Action Center

BRICKS! Engineers 

Future engineers, innovators and BRICKS! fans - this camp is for you!  Dive into the engineering design process while you imagine, engineer, and build. A great camp for anyone!

Grade: 4th-6th grades

Cost: $200 $160* // $144 (Members)

June 3-7, 9AM-3PM

July 29-Aug 2, 9AM-3PM

*Sponsored by the Idaho STEM Action Center

Full STEAM Ahead

Science, technology, engineering, ART and math; who could ask for anything more? From architecture to microbiology; we will find and explore the creativity and art in STEM. A great camp for anyone!

Grade: 1st-3rd grades

Cost: $150 $110* // $99 (Members)

June 10-14, 9AM-12PM

July 22-26, 9AM-12PM

*Sponsored by the Idaho STEM Action Center

Code Your Own Adventure

Interested in learning how to solve complex, challenging problems? Enjoy projects that allow you to express creativity and to innovate? Learn to code and create your own, personalized page on JSFiddle! Beginning level course with an introduction to basic HTML, CSS+, and Javascript.

Grade: 4th-6th grades

Cost: $150 $110* // $99 (Members)

June 10-14, 9AM-12PM

July 1-3, 9AM-3PM

*Sponsored by the Idaho STEM Action Center

BRICKS! Engineers

Future engineers, innovators and BRICKS! fans - this camp is for you!  Dive into the engineering design process while you imagine, engineer, and build. A great camp for anyone!

Grade: 1st-3rd grades

Cost: $200 $160* // $144 (Members)

June 17-21, 9AM-3PM     ONLY 8 SPOTS LEFT

July 15-19, 9AM-3PM

*Sponsored by the Idaho STEM Action Center

Mindstorms Robotics

Work with a team to explore programming and solve robotics challenges using LEGO Mindstorms!  Coding skills helpful and computer skills necessary.

Grade: 4th-6th grades

Cost: $200 $160* // $144 (Members)

June 17-21, 9AM-3PM

July 15-19, 9AM-3PM

*Sponsored by the Idaho STEM Action Center

Scratch Storytelling

Learn how to share your story with the world through coding. Utilize scratch to make your story come to life. Use scratch software to play with characters, cartoons, music and more. Basic reading proficiency necessary and computer skills helpful.

Grade: 1st-3rd grades

Cost: $150 $110* // $99 (Members)

June 24-28, 9AM-12PM

*Sponsored by the Idaho STEM Action Center

Spy Camp

Spend a week as a real life spy exploring the STEM of forensics and see if you've got what it takes to see through the subterfuge to find the scientific truths. A great camp for anyone!

Grade: 4th-6th grades

Cost: $150 $110* // $99 (Members)

June 24-28, 9AM-12PM

Aug 5-9, 9AM-12PM

*Sponsored by the Idaho STEM Action Center

Space Camp

Explore earth and space science and human space travel as you train like an astronaut, all from within the comfort and safety of the Discovery Center’s walls. A great camp for anyone!

Grade: 1st-3rd grades

Cost: $150 $110* // $99 (Members)

July 1-3, 9AM-3PM      SOLD OUT!

*Sponsored by the Idaho STEM Action Center

Early Coders

Hands-on coding and robotics specifically designed for our early-to-pre readers.  This camp will help build computational thinking skills and spark an early interest in STEM! A great camp for anyone!

Grade:  K-1st grades

Cost: $150 $110* // $99 (Members)

July 8-12, 9AM-12PM     SOLD OUT!

July 8-12, 1PM-4PM      ONLY 4 SPOTS LEFT

*Sponsored by the Idaho STEM Action Center

All Girls Coding Camp

Join a community of strong, passionate girls and mentors as you learn the basics of coding. Learn about future opportunities in STEM fields and the relevance of computer science in our world today. Computer skills necessary but no previous coding experience needed.

Grade:  4th-8th grade girls

Cost: $150 $110* // $99 (Members)

July 8-12, 9AM-12PM

*Sponsored by the Idaho STEM Action Center

Robotics, Challenge Accepted!

Challenge your collaboration, critical thinking and problem solving skills as you work in teams to complete robotics challenges. This camp involves writing code in the C programming language. Coding skills helpful and computer skills necessary.

Grade:  4th-6th grades

Cost: $150 $110* // $99 (Members)

July 22-26, 9AM-12PM    ONLY 5 SPOTS LEFT

*Sponsored by the Idaho STEM Action Center

Robotics, Challenge Accepted!

Challenge your collaboration, critical thinking and problem solving skills as you work in teams to complete robotics challenges. This camp involves writing code in the C programming language. Coding skills helpful and computer skills necessary.

Grade:  7th-9th grades

Cost: $150 $110* // $99 (Members)

July 22-26, 1PM-4PM

*Sponsored by the Idaho STEM Action Center

Robot Rockstars

Want to become a robotics rockstar? Now’s your chance! Work as a team to explore programming and solve robotics challenges using robotics systems. Computer skills helpful, no previous coding experience needed. A great camp for anyone!

Grade:  2nd-3rd grades

Cost: $150 $110* // $99 (Members)

Aug 5-9, 9AM-12PM

*Sponsored by the Idaho STEM Action Center

PROGRAMS & EVENTS

EVENTS AT THE CENTER

We host a variety of events here at the Discovery Center of Idaho: Young Discoverers, Adult Nights, and friendly challenges among members and frequent visitors. No matter the age or activity, we have a lot of fun and are certain we have something on our calendar sure to entertain and create lasting memories.

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THE SCIENCE OF GIVING

Do you love the Discovery Center? Do you want to support school field trips, in-house produced exhibitions, and STEM education in Idaho? Make a donation!

Your gift impacts every aspect of the Discovery Center. It boosts access for Idaho students, creates STEM educational opportunities, guarantees fresh exhibitions, delivers memorable learning, and inspires future career paths in STEM fields for Idaho’s next generation. Your financial support makes a galactic difference.

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BECOME A MEMBER

JOIN TODAY

Discovery Center membership is a rewarding experience for you and your family. Become a member and attend sneak previews of our new exhibitions, receive discounts on camps and birthday parties, and enjoy the Discovery Center every day of the year.

Join today and become part of our community. Together, we can achieve our mission to inspire lifelong interest and learning in STEM.

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CALL

  • Discovery Center of Idaho
    Main Office
    (208) 343-9895

  • EMAIL

  • General Inquiries:
    webmail@dcidaho.org

    Membership Information:
    membership@dcidaho.org

  • VISIT

  • Discovery Center of Idaho
    131 W. Myrtle Street
    Boise, Idaho 83702

  • HOURS

  • Sun: 12pm - 5pm
    Mon: 10am - 5pm
    Tues: 10am - 5pm
    Wed: 10am - 5pm
    Thurs: 10am - 5pm
    Fri: 10am - 5pm
    Sat: 10am - 5pm
    Closed: New Years, Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas

  • ADMISSION

  • Members & Under 2 • Free*
    Youth 2-17 • $10
    Adults 18+ • $12
    Seniors • $11
    Military Personnel • $1 Off
    * Free admission during standard exhibitions & reduced admissions during special exhibitions

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