Program / Events

Forensic Investigation

Friday, April 27
5:30-8pm
Ages 10-14

Dive into the world of forensic science. Conduct experiments, solve mysteries and analyze data, as we explore the science behind the crime labs as seen on TV. Pizza and water will be served at the start of the program for all participants.

$25 members / $35 non-members
Register online


Exploring Essential Oils For All Ages

The Science Behind The Most Common Questions/Myths

Friday, May 11
6:30-7:30pm

What’s the deal with essential oils and why would a medical professional reach for them before traditional medication? Lauren Zajac will share her story, explain the oils, and review the science behind some of the most common questions and controversial topics.

The class is free and open to all but geared toward adults. Children are welcome to attend with parents but no childcare is provided during the program. Stay after and make a de-stress roller for $5.


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Fibonacci 5K Fun Run

Pennsylvania Military Museum Grounds (Boalsburg)

Saturday, June 9, 2018
8:30am – check-in
9:30am – 5K and 2 x 2.5K relay (Cross Country)
10:15am – Kids 1K run (ages 8 and under)
The Fibonacci 5K is a family-friendly event and fundraiser for Discovery Space and KidTech – two local non-profits focused on hands-on STEM experiences which spark creativity, curiosity, and love of learning.

Registration fees

(All pre-registrants receive a runner-centric gift)

  • Individual 5K:
    $15 on or before May 10/ $20 after May 10
  • Veteran 5K:
    $15 anytime
  • Family (same household):
    $40 on or before May 10 / $45 after May 10
  • 2 x 2.5K relay:
    $25 per team of two on or before May 10 / $30 after May 10
  • Kids 1K run (age 8 and under):
    free / no preregistration needed

Prizes:

  • 5K: Top awards in each age group (male & female) – 9 and under, 10-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+
  • 2 x 2.5K relay: Top all-female team, top all-male team, top mixed team, top 9-and-under team, top 10-14 team

Packet Pick-Up: Friday, June 8th at Discovery Space 10am – 5pm

Register at IMathlete.com

Questions:  Liz Kisenwether or 814.571.3487


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Baby Explorers

Every Wednesday 10:30-11am

Visit with your baby to explore science together through books and movement. Perfect for adults with a 6-month to 2-year-old child.
Free with membership or paid admission.


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Science Adventures

Every Thursday, 10:30-11am

Join us this season in Science Adventures as we explore the earth’s many diverse ecosystems. We’ll learn about the plants and animals living in the unique landscapes of forests, ponds, oceans, desserts, and the arctic.  Our free in-house preschool program, designed for 3-5 year olds, will offer a chance for caregivers to practice math, language, and fine motor skills with their children while exploring the natural world. Free with membership or paid admission.


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Music Makers

Fridays, 10:30-11am
For children 5 and under and their parent/guardians

Join us for a rhythmic good time every Friday! This program includes stories and musical explorations for children and adults to enjoy together.
Free with membership or paid admission.

April sessions

Due to the popularity of our Friday preschool program, Music Makers, we will be taking the month of April to prototype a new class structure. Every Friday in April we will run two sessions of this class, one from 10-10:30am and the second from 10:30-11am. Members are welcome to enter the museum at 9:30am on Friday’s during this trial period.

Music Makers playlist on Spotify
To access the playlist you will need to subscribe (or use the free service) to Spotify.


Homeschool Days

The first Friday of each month from 12-3pm are Homeschool Days. Homeschool families are admitted at the group rate of $5 per person during this time.


Program and Special Event Payment

We often have only limited space in our programs and special events. Don’t miss out! Please call 814.234.0200 or email  to check available space and register for programs, camps, and special events.

After confirming your registration, you may make a secure online payment.

Thank you! We look forward to seeing you soon at Discovery Space!