Schools & Groups

School and Group Info

Bringing a group? Call us at 605-224-8295 or fill out the form below.

With School Check Without School Check
Students $3.00 $3.26
Parents/Chaperones $3.00 $3.26

School employees (teachers, bus drivers, aides) are free!


Go deeper into science learning and hands-on discovery.  Extend your visit to our exhibit hall with one of our fun, interactive programs.

Planetarium Program: Our most popular show. Learn the constellations in our portable planetarium. Greek or Lakota stories. $50 1/2 hour show. 25 students. Grades K – 12.

Bubble Festival: Based on the GEMS kit, this hands-on, inquiry based exploration of bubble science will develop questioning, observation and problem solving.  $100.  1 hour program. 30 students. Grades K – 6.

GLOBE Explorations: Use the power of GLOBE to explore the Earth’s systems.

Bankwest Program Scholarships

If you live in Hughes, Stanley, Pennington, Davison, Walworth, Tripp, Potter, Sully Lyman, Jackson, Todd or Gregory Counties, you are eligible for half-off an in-house program thanks to a generous donation from BankWest.  No applications, no forms to fill out, just schedule a program with your next SD Discovery Center trip and let us know you want a program courtesy of BankWest.

 Registration Form

Please register by phone (605-224-8295) if you are setting up a visit within 24 hours.