The Da Vinci Science Center (DSC) is a national award-winning nonprofit organization that has brought science to life and lives to science since 1992.
The Center’s hands-on exhibits, programs, and partnership efforts present the STEM subjects of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics to kids informally, playfully, and in ways that relate to their popular interests. These active and engaging experiences awaken interest, promote fundamental skills, and inspire students to consider exciting STEM careers that meet growing industry demands. The Center also promotes creativity, artistry, and current-day applications of qualities of greatness embodied by Leonardo da Vinci and the innovators who have succeeded him.
The Center served a record total of 142,743 participants in its latest fiscal year ending June 30, 2016, and its annual participation has increased by 73 percent since 2011.
The Center’s official facts page shares information about the organization, its mission, its vision, and its impact. See More
DSC Strategic Plan
The Center’s 2016-2019 Strategic Plan has been developed to help the organization explore greater possibilities for its future. See More
The Da Vinci Science Center Scoreboard shows some of the accomplishments that donors have helped make possible as they happen. See More
The Center’s staff members and volunteers aspire to live up to the the organization’s core values every day. See More
The Center introduces the staff members, Trustees, and others who help connect science to life and lives to science every day. See More
DSC Jobs and Internships
The Center offers a variety of job and internship opportunities frequently. See More
DSC Volunteer Opportunities
The Center offers a variety of volunteer opportunities for people ages 15 and up. Volunteers need not be rocket scientists, or any kind of scientists. See More
Every milestone in the Center’s history has been driven by an insatiable enthusiasm for science, curiosity, creativity, and imagination. See More
Leonardo and The Horse
Today’s Center took shape in July 2003 with the merger of the Discovery Center of Science and Technology and Leonardo da Vinci’s Horse, Inc. (LDVHI). See More
DSC Impact Reports
The Center shares its recent Community Impact Reports with its donors, partners, and the people it serves. See More
DSC Financial Statements
The Da Vinci Science Center acts with transparency and discloses its financial statements. See More