SUMMER CAMPS ARE NEW & IMPROVED

For further information on camps, please contact our Reservation Specialist at (208) 287-4224 or reservations@dcidaho.org. Please ensure that you fill out the Discovery Center Participant Form for each of your campers.

SIGN UP FOR SUMMER CAMPS TODAY!

Discovery Center's summer camps are new and improvedComputer Programming camps are sponsored by Idaho's STEM Action Center and all camps are affordable at only $20-45 per day. Also new this year, we are partnering with Zoo Boise to bring you Wonders of Water & Wildlife.

Thank you to AT&T for generously
sponsoring our All Girls Coding Camp

MINDSTORM ROBOTICS*

GRADES 1-3
JUNE 12-16 // JULY 17-21 //JULY 31-AUG 4
9am-3pm
$160 Non-Members
$144 Members

Using LEGO Mindstorms, explore programming, solve robotics challenges and learn how robots are used. ALL new challenges this summer; a great class for anyone!

June 12-16

July 17-21

July 31-Aug 4

MINDSTORM ROBOTICS*

GRADES 4-6
JUNE 12-16 // JULY 17-21 //JULY 31-AUG 4
9am-3pm
$160 Non-Members
$144 Members

Using LEGO Mindstorms, explore programming, solve robotics challenges and learn how robots are used. ALL new challenges this summer; a great class for anyone!

June 12-16

July 17-21

July 31-Aug 4

WONDERS OF WATER & WILDLIFE

GRADES 5-7
JUNE 26-30
9am-4:30pm
$215 Non-Members
$190 Members

Water influences all aspects of the living world from the shape and behavior of animals to the future of human civilization. Each day, explore the Discovery Center's new feature exhibition, H2Whoa! and Zoo Boise’s animal wildlife to discover the fascinating properties and importance of water. Dive into hands-on science experiments, games, up-close animal encounters and wildlife conservation art projects. A camp experience you won't want to miss!

June 26-30

SCRATCH STORYTELLING*

GRADES 1-3
JUNE 19-23 // JULY 24-28
9am-12pm
$110 Non-Members
$99 Members

Learn how to share your story with the world through coding. Create a storyline and design an animation to share with friends. Use scratch software to play with characters, cartoons, music and more.

June 19-23

July 24-28

CHEMICAL CONCOCTIONS

GRADES 1-3
JUNE 26-30
9am-3pm
$200 Non-Members
$175 Members

June 26-30

GRADES 1-3
AUG 7-11
9am-12pm
$150 Non-Members
$125 Members

Aug 7-11

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

FULL STEAM AHEAD

GRADES 1-3
JULY 10-14
9am-12pm
$150 Non-Members
$125 Members

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.

July 10-14

CODE YOUR OWN ADVENTURE*

GRADES 4-6
JULY 10-14 // AUG 7-11
9am-12pm
$110 Non-Members
$99 Members

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 website!

July 10-14

Aug 7-11

LEGO ENGINEERS

GRADES 1-5
JULY 5-7
9am-3pm
$125 Non-Members
$100 Members

Future engineers and LEGO fans - this camp is for you! Dive into the engineering design process while you build, create, and imagine. Anything is possible with LEGOs!

July 5-7

GEMSET - GIRLS ONLY!

GRADES 4-6
JUNE 19-23
9am-12pm
$150 Non-Members
$125 Members

Focus on STEM and explore the history of women in science - without the distraction of boys! Hands-on experiments and exciting guest speakers to answer your questions about careers in science.

June 19-23

BOOM! CAMP

GRADES 4-6
JULY 24-28
9am-12pm
$150 Non-Members
$125 Members

Explore all things that go "BOOM" in this exciting (and yes, safe!) camp. Learn about rocket propulsion, chemical reactions, and the science of sound.

July 24-28

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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NERD HERD

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? Join Nerd Herd!

Nerd Herd is the Discovery Center's monthly giving program. The donations we receive through Nerd Herd directly support the Discovery Center's mission to inspire lifelong interest and learning in science, technology, engineering, and math. Support the Discovery Center every day of the year with Nerd Herd.

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

  • EMAIL

  • General Inquiries and
    Membership Information
    webmail@dcidaho.org

  • VISIT

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

  • HOURS

  • Mon - Sat • 10am - 5pm
    Sunday • Noon - 5pm
    Closed: New Years, Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas

  • ADMISSION

  • Infants Under 2 • FREE
    Youth 2-17 • $14
    Adults 18+ • $18
    Sunday Funday • N/A Military Personnel • $1 Off

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