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All of our hands-on STEAM programs are sponsored by JLG Industries.
Thank you to the Hagerstown & Washington County Convention and Visitors Bureau for supporting our museum through advertising!
October 12, 2019 @ 11 a.m.
Children will be designing a spooky device to catch as many “creatures” as possible in this fun, Halloween-themed STEAM activity!
This program is recommended for children 5 and up and is free with admission into the museum!
October 15, 2019 @ 11 a.m.
Homeschool Science Program with The Hub at USMH
These programs are designed for pre-school to early elementary school-aged children and are free WITH admission into the museum (children 5 & under are always FREE at Discovery Station!). You MUST register with Mr. Craig at email@example.com.
October 16, 2019 @ 11 a.m.
Discovery Station is pleased to host Wonderfully Wild for this Animal Encounter Program. Wonderfully Wild provides engaging, educational programming that helps foster a love of and connection with our natural world. Their programs consist of a variety of small mammals and reptiles. Presentations are so much fun, you won't even realize you are learning! Hands-on meet and greets are available during and after the show. Their animal ambassadors cannot wait to meet you!
Shows typically consist of up to 5 animals- reptiles and mammals, 30 minute presentation and meet and greet.
Meet and Greet includes an artifact table, with hands on items such as skins and skulls to touch, hands-on interactions with animal ambassadors, and Q&A with the presenter.
October 17, 2019 @ 11 a.m.
Little Blue Truck's Halloween
Discovery Station volunteer Anne Fitts will be reading two Halloween stories - Little Blue Truck's Halloween and Halloween Good Night! This story-time will be followed with a craft activity where children will make Candy Corn Guys!
October 19, 2019 @ 11 a.m.
Join the mad scientists at Discovery Station as they show you how to get your pumpkins to ooze a slimy mess!
October 26, 2019 @ 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Discovery Station and the Washington County Historical Society have teamed up to host a Museum Trick-Or-Treat event! Get your tickets here: https://bit.ly/2njh09D
Children are invited to trick-or-treat throughout Discovery Station and the Washington County Historical Society during this spooktacular event! There will be a mystery at each museum for children to solve. Tickets include access to both museums and light snacks at Discovery Station.
Tickets are $10 for a family of four
Museum members and children 5 and under are free!
Discovery Station is located at 101 W. Washington Street, Hagerstown, MD 21740
The Washington County Historical Society is located at 135 W. Washington Street, Hagerstown MD 21740
November 9, 2019 @ 11 a.m.
In honor of our Paly Foundation Exhibit, we'll be making Wolf Masks with the kiddos!
November 16, 2019 @ 11 a.m.
Animal Piggy Banks
We're making animal "piggy" banks and learning about "needs" and "wants" in this hands-on financial literacy program!
November 23, 2019 @ 11 a.m.
This hands-on math activity is the perfect Thanksgiving-themed game to excite kids about basic addition! Recommended for kids 6 & up!