VOLUNTEERING AT THE DISCOVERY CENTER

Our volunteers provide invaluable time, knowledge and experience to our programs. We couldn't do without them. We strive to make time spent here, as it fits in to individual schedules, something that enhances the lives of our volunteers.

 

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VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES


EVENTS:

Discovery Center events include, but are not limited to: Adult Night, Member Monday, Science with Style Annual Gala and more.

VOLUNTEER REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be 19 years or older
  • Pass background check

Depending on our needs at the time, a staff member will contact you.

FLOOR ENGAGEMENT:

Discovery Center floor engagement includes volunteering during the Center's normal business hours to engage with visitors.

VOLUNTEER REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be 14 years or older
  • Pass background check (if 18 years or older)

EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMMING:

Educational programming opportunities include, but are not limited to: Year-Round Camps, STEM based activities at events and more.

VOLUNTEER REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be 14 years or older
  • Pass background check (if 18 years or older)

CURRENT VOLUNTEERS


Click the link below to log in to our volunteer database, where you can view your schedule or sign up for new shifts.

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If you are currently volunteering with us and unable to make a shift on short notice, please call 208.343.9895 or email education@dcidaho.org if you're unable to reach anyone. Thank you!

To be considered for volunteer opportunities, please fill out the 'Volunteer Application.' If you have any questions regarding volunteer opportunities, please email education@dcidaho.org.

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 - 4:30pm
    Mon: CLOSED
    Tues: 10am - 4:30pm
    Wed: 10am - 4:30pm
    Thurs: 10am - 4:30pm
    Fri: 10am - 4:30pm
    Sat: 10am - 4:30pm
    Closed: New Years, Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas

  • ADMISSION

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

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