Children & Adult Programs

Sure we have great exhibits at the Weather Discovery Center, but we also offer fun and educational programming! From pre-school to teen to adult, our yearly schedule has something for all ages.

Sensory Saturday & Sunday
August 20-21
Cost – FREE with admission

Kids can stimulate their senses by playing in our Sensory Bin, digging into our pool of Kinect Sand, and making a Sensory Bottle to take home! These activities are in our classroom and are self-directed.

Explore Space Weekend
Friday, Sept. 9 – Sunday, Sept. 11
Cost – FREE with Admission

Explore space with these self-directed activities in our classroom: Make a Constellation Viewer, Learn the Phases of the Moon with Oreo cookies, and Make and Name your very own constellation!

Explore Outdoors Day – Fall
Saturday, Oct. 15
(original date was
Oct. 8)
, 9:30 am- 12:30 pm
Cost – $12 per person

We’re heading outdoors to learn about the fall season. Here’s what we’ll do:
Apple Taste Testing
Learn about photosynthesis and why leaves change color
Walk to Barclay Square, collect leaves and look for fall colors
Drink hot apple cider
Identify leaves and make leave rubbings
Free time on our exhibits

Pre-registration is requested no later than Wed., October 5 to or 814-938-1000.

Winter Wonders
Saturday, Dec.29, 12:30 – 3 p.m.
Cost – $12

Children will learn interesting facts about the winter season through activities, games and technology. A snack and free time on the exhibits is included with this program.
Pre-registration is requested no later than Monday, Dec. 26 to or 814-938-1000.

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