The Discovery Center School Programs


The mission of our programming is to offer children and their families quality, hands-on interactive experiences. The Discovery Center is chartered by the New York State Board of Regents.

School Programs

School Programs at The Discovery Center of the Southern Tier

Choose From Four Programming Formats!

Contact Heather Ryan at (607) 773-8661 x 205 or for more information and to make your reservation today!

Download our Field Trip and Group Visit Guide for complete catalog of program offerings and registration information.


Celebrate your Birthday at The Discovery Center. Our basic party package includes:

  • A private party room for one hour for cake, presents and activities
  • 15 minutes before and after for set-up and clean-up
  • Playtime in the museum
  • Admission for one adult per child as well as one additional parent for the birthday child
Kids at The Discovery Center of the Southern Tier


  • Up to 10 children $125 – includes admission for 11 adults – total capacity is 21 people.
  • Up to 15 children $185 – includes admission for 16 adults – total capacity is 31 people.
  • Up to 20 children $245 – includes admission for 21 adults – total capacity is 41 people.
  • A non-refundable deposit of $50 is required to book a party. The remaining party balance is due 1 week prior to the date of the party. If the party is cancelled with 48 hours’ notice, a refund will be given in the form of another party to be used within one year. There are no refunds given for guests not attending once final payment has been made. Call 607-773-8661 x 201 to book your party.