2022 Discovery Center Summer Programs

Virtual and In-Person at the Discovery Center

To schedule a program, please email dcprograms@mdc.mo.gov. Discovery Center will begin booking summer programs on Friday, April 1 for programs June 14 – August 4, 2022.  Programs will be booked for Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday.

Programs are designed for Missouri groups. Each program length and class size are listed in the description. All programs include ample time outdoors, so please help children prepare accordingly with appropriate clothing, sunscreen and insect repellant as needed.

Living Proof! 

(ages 5-9)

Did you know your backyard is alive? Every day plants and animals make their home in backyards just like yours. Come explore the many living things that call the Discovery Center home. You will have the opportunity to see reptiles and amphibians up close, explore our big backyard and experience the joy of getting your hands in the soil. (10-54 youth, 1-1/2 hours)

Outdoor Adventures

(ages 10 and up)

Get outside for a morning or afternoon of outdoor activities. Students will learn and practice skills to enhance their experiences in nature. Join us as we discover nature. (10-54 youth, 1-1/2 hours)