I/We, being the parents(s) or legal guardian(s), understand that The Da Vinci Discovery Center of Science and Technology, Inc., (or “Da Vinci Science Center”) takes reasonable precautions to insure that its activities are conducted by qualified personnel in a safe and responsible manner. However, I/We further understand that these activities involve certain risks and exposures, which may include but are not limited to: Chemicals, soldering irons, hammers, nails, manual saws, hot glue guns, power drills, jig saws, exhibits, plants, insects, animals, and weather conditions. I recognize these risks and agree to an assumption of them by allowing my child to attend the Da Vinci Science Center Summer Camps and participate in these programs. I hereby release, indemnify and hold harmless the Da Vinci Science Center, its officers, trustees, agents, and employees from and against all losses, claims, actions, costs, expenses and/or damages, including attorney and medical fees, arising out of my/our child’s participation in the Da Vinci Science Center’s Camp or sponsored trips/activities, their related risks, whether arising from an act or omission, negligent or otherwise, to the fullest extent permitted by law, except for the willful misconduct or gross negligence on part of the Da Vinci Science Center. Permission is granted for my child to participate in the Da Vinci Science Center’s Program and I understand, that by signing this form, I am voluntarily and knowingly accepting responsibility for my child’s participation in the Da Vinci Science Center program and its related risks.
If a camper consistently refuses to follow camp rules or puts him/herself or others in danger, then the Da Vinci Science Center reserves the right to dismiss this camper from the program without a refund. By completing this waiver, you acknowledge that your camper will abide by all Da Vinci Science Center rules and policies as communicated by the staff members and volunteers.
I/We (parent/guardian), also to hereby authorize the staff of The Da Vinci Discovery Center of Science and Technology, Inc. (or “Da Vinci Science Center”) to act on my behalf, in lieu of my absence to make such decisions, in seeking medical treatment or medicine for my son/daughter during any camp activity. We have carefully read this release prior to its execution and I/We fully understand its content.
Birthday parties are back! We're so excited to offer 3 new party packages that will give your child the best birthday ever! You can learn more and request a reservation at bit.ly/3dxdwec. ... See MoreSee Less
There are only a few spots left in Watershed Wonders camp on Oct. 5. If your kids have off from school for Yom Kippur, enroll them in camp and they'll spend the day with us, exploring all of the creatures in our Da Vinci Pond! Learn more at bit.ly/3UaD5T1. ... See MoreSee Less
We had the best time on Saturday at our Science Under the Stars event! We want to thank all of the volunteers that helped to make this day a success, including the awesome teams from Kyber Base Garrison Carida Mav oya'la Clan The Galactic Academy Takodana School Pennsylvania 501st Legion First State Garrison Lehigh Valley Amateur Astronomical Society ... See MoreSee Less
Critter Coders Science Club introduces kids to the art of coding in the cutest way! Students in grades K-2 will program Coding Critter™ robots and explore a variety of games and challenges in order to problem-solve, set goals, and work together! Learn more and register at bit.ly/3B63mcn. ... See MoreSee Less
We've had such a good time so far today during Science Under the Stars, and the fun is just getting started! We're open until 9 p.m. today, and you DEFINITELY don't want to miss viewing the night sky with telescopes once the Sun sets. $5 admission all day long. ... See MoreSee Less
We were so happy to have Terry Sullivan, Chief of Staff for astronaut and philanthropist Jared Isaacman, here to help announce the Isaacman Next Generation Science Institute. The Institute’s launch is designed to support the adoption of new science, environment and ecology, technology, and engineering standards in Pennsylvania, creating an opportunity for schools to update their vision for science education. We cannot thank Jared and his wife Monica enough for their support. Learn more at bit.ly/3BsQwVX. ... See MoreSee Less
The day is here! Join us for Science Under the Stars until 9 p.m. today. We’ve got telescopes to view the Sun during the day and the stars at night. Plus, some of your favorite characters from a galaxy far, far away are hanging out with us until 6 p.m. Admission is only $5 per person! ... See MoreSee Less
Is your K-2nd grader an animal lover? If so, we've got the science club for you! In Animal Adventurers club, we'll venture through the animal kingdom and explore the diversity and adaptability of the furry, feathered, and scaly creatures we find in our own backyard and beyond. Learn more and register at bit.ly/3B63mcn. ... See MoreSee Less
Transform your ideas into great solutions during our Young Inventors: Idea Lab Science Club for grades 5-9. Learn advanced building and making skills, and so much more, as you turn your idea into a prototype. Learn more and register at bit.ly/3B63mcn. ... See MoreSee Less
Students build and program LEGO® robots during our FIRST® LEGO® League Science Clubs. Two clubs are available, one for grades 2-4, and one for grades 5-8. First sessions are on Oct. 2. Learn more and register at bit.ly/3B63mcn. ... See MoreSee Less
Innovate like Leonardo da Vinci and combine traditional art materials with science and engineering during our Art of Science after school club for grades 3-5. We'll experiment with the physics of light, tinker with circuitry, and express ourselves through artmaking! First meeting is Sept. 28. Learn more at bit.ly/3B63mcn. ... See MoreSee Less
Take a trip around the world with us during Food Science Explorers camp on Oct. 10 (Indigenous People's Day). Drop the kids off with us for a day of discovery as we try out different kinds of cooking techniques used across the globe to create unique dishes. Register at bit.ly/3Bwi2D2. ... See MoreSee Less
Calling all middle school girls with a passion for STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math)! This after school Science Club is made just for you! Connect with like-minded peers and learn to think like a scientist as we explore chemistry, physics, biology, and more. First meeting is Sept. 28. Learn more at bit.ly/3B63mcn. ... See MoreSee Less
Science Under the Stars is just one week away! Are you as excited as we are?! Sky viewings with telescopes, create your own stomp rockets, experience virtual reality, and meet some characters from a galaxy far, far away. All for only $5 per person! Learn more at ow.ly/8Gbh50KEV9t. ... See MoreSee Less
A school holiday is coming up! If your kids have off on Oct. 5 for Yom Kippur, we've got you covered with Watershed Wonders camp. We'll dive into learning what makes our watershed so special and introduce kids to all of the creatures in our Da Vinci Pond. Learn more and register at bit.ly/3BnuGUT. ... See MoreSee Less
Registration for Science Clubs is now open! We've got clubs for various grade levels. Students explore different sciences, tinker with modern technology, and build new skills that will help them navigate life in the 21st century. Fall Science Clubs include Young Inventors: Idea Lab, STEAM Girls, FIRST® LEGO® League, and more! bit.ly/3xberYC... See MoreSee Less
Margaret Luthar is another one of our distinguished panelists for our Women in Science & Engineering (WISE) Forum on Nov. 15. Margaret is a Broadcast & Recording Technician for NPR and a Freelance Mastering Engineer. Learn more about Margaret and the WISE Forum at bit.ly/3JwIoaf. ... See MoreSee Less
Have you heard? BODY WORLDS RX is coming to Da Vinci Science Center beginning Dec. 26! Tickets on sale Oct. 16! From organs, to muscles, to the nervous system, to skeletal structures, the exhibition showcases over 30 real human specimens preserved through Plastination. Learn more at bit.ly/3D2hQN9. ... See MoreSee Less
Science Under the Stars is just 2 weeks away! Join us on Sept. 17 for just $5 per person all day and night long. We'll have telescopes for day and night sky viewings, Use the Force Live Science Shows, tons of hands-on activities, and even some special guests from a galaxy far, far away. Learn more at bit.ly/3AD8uWk. ... See MoreSee Less
Jack-O-Lantern Lane is back beginning Sept. 28 with brand new hands-on experiences for the whole family! Step right into the heart of Halloween with hand-carved jack-o-lanterns, not-so-spooky houses, a special pre-k experience, and so much more! More details at bit.ly/3KNZIbL. ... See MoreSee Less