YOUNG DISCOVERERS

There's nothing quite like seeing a child's eyes light up when they learn something new. Light that spark early with our Young Discoverers program, a science-themed story and activity time for children aged 2 - 5 years and their guardians. Young Discoverers is held Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays from 10:30am - 11am here at the Center and is free with admission (and free for members!).

WEDNESDAYS - FRIDAYS AT 10:30 AM

  • A story read by one of our educators for ages 2-5 and their parent/guardian
  • Activity time that will educate and entertain your child
  • The opportunity to learn and have fun together

 

YOUNG DISCOVERERS' ACTIVITIES

#STEMatHome

Are your Young Discoverer’s missing our activities every week? We're missing it, too! That's why we want you to join us while we're closed for some #STEMatHome. Our activities are designed to bring the fun of Young Discoverers straight to your living room with materials you probably already have—we hope you have a STEM-tastic time!

  • Rubber Band Rockets: Blast off to another universe with this rocket activity! Video Instructions HERE. Printable Rocket Coloring Page HERE.
  • Easy Catapult Launcher: Engineering isn't just for engineers! Grab some craft sticks and rubber bands to get started on this fun and easy activity. Video Instructions HERE.

HOME DISCOVERERS

The Discovery Center of Idaho is committed to expanding the online resources we have available for our guests. Take advantage of one of our easy Young Discoverers activities, Rainy Days! Scroll through the photos for instructions.

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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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MAKE A DONATION

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 • $12
    Adults 18+ • $14
    Seniors • $13
    Military Personnel • $1 Off
    * Free admission during standard exhibitions & reduced admissions during special exhibitions

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