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Kansas Children's Discovery Center

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Where: Kansas Children’s Discovery Center located at 4400 Southwest 10th Avenue, Topeka KS, 66604

How to register:  Follow this link to register on-line or call the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center at 785-783-8300.

Questions: Call the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center at 785-783-8300. 

Program Name: Girl Scout “Snore & Explore”, Children’s China: Celebrating Culture, Character & Confucius

Who: Daisy-Brownie

When: Saturday, November 14, 6:30 p.m. – Sunday, November 15, 8 a.m. (programming begins at 7 p.m. on Saturday)

What: Take a trip to China – no passport required! Learn about China in our new traveling exhibit Children's China: Celebrating Culture, Character & Confucius. Girl Scouts will be transported halfway across the globe to experience what life is like for children in China today – a country where timeless traditions endure amidst a modern lifestyle.

With the assistance of a cultural ambassador from China, Girl Scouts will learn how to write key words in Chinese characters, participate in a dragon parade, make a Chinese lantern, learn about Lunar New Year, and more!  If Brownie Girl Scouts are working on a World of Girls, this is a great journey connection!

Cost Per Girl: $30 (Fee includes workshop, light continental breakfast and exhibit exploration time)

Cost Per Adult: $12.50 Troop Leaders Free!

Additional Information: Girl Scout ratio is required for overnights. We require a minimum of 25 paid participants for the program and a maximum of 50. Overnights may be cancelled if the minimum number of participants is not met. If this is the case you will be notified at least one week prior to the overnight date.
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Program Name: Girl Scout “Snore & Explore” Children’s China: Celebrating Culture, Character & Confucius

Who: Junior - Cadette

When: Saturday, December 5 at 6:30 p.m. – Sunday December 6 at 8 a.m. (programming begins at 7 p.m. on Saturday)

What: Take a trip to China – no passport required! Learn about China in our new traveling exhibit Children's China: Celebrating Culture, Character & Confucius. Girl Scouts will be transported halfway across the globe to experience what life is like for children in China today – a country where timeless traditions endure amidst a modern lifestyle.

With the assistance of a cultural ambassador from China, girls will learn how to write key words in Chinese Characters, practice origami, learn printmaking, participate in a dragon parade, make a Chinese lantern, learn about Lunar New Year, and more!

Cost Per Girl: $30 (Fee includes workshop, light continental breakfast and exhibit exploration time.)

Cost Per Adult: $12.50 Troop Leaders Free!

Additional Information: Girl Scout ratio is required for overnights. We require a minimum of 25 paid participants for the program and a maximum of 50. Overnights may be cancelled if the minimum number of participants is not met. If this is the case you will be notified at least one week prior to the overnight date. Lights out at Midnight!
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Program Name:
Private Girl Scout “Snore & Explore”

Who: Daisy, Brownie, Junior, Cadette

When: You Schedule It!

What: Private Snore & Explore overnights allow you to choose a date that works best for your troop. All Snore & Explore overnights include workshop, late night pizza, light continental breakfast and exhibit exploration time.  

Private Snore & Explore Themes:
    • Water Water Everywhere (Brownies & Daisies)
    • Do the Dome! (Brownies & Juniors)
    • CSI – Who Dunnit? (Juniors & Cadettes)

Cost Per Girl: $35

Cost Per Adult: Troop Leaders are free. Additional adults $12.50.

Additional Information: Girl Scout ratio is required for overnights. We require a minimum of 30 paid participants for the program and a maximum of 50. Overnights may be cancelled if the minimum number of participants is not met. If you must cancel the reservation, you need to do so at least seven business days prior to the Snore & Explore to receive a full refund. After seven business days a 50% refund is available up to four days prior to event. Badges not included.

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Program Name: Private Brownie Girl Scout Programs

Who: Brownie

When: You Schedule It!

What: Can't make it to a scheduled program? Private Girl Scout programs allow you to pick a day that works best for your troop. Each workshop includes entrance into the Discovery Center and 1.5 hours of programming.

Home Scientist Badge: Explore the different states of matter through a series of fun, silly and messy science experiments in KCDC’s STEAM Lab! Create static electricity, dive into density and participate in other activities in pursuit of the Home Scientist badge. 

Inventor Badge:  Do you ever wonder what it takes to come up with a new kind of phone or a new way to power a light bulb? In this badge workshop, find out how inventors make stuff, become an inventor yourself and make your own robot or room alarm! $15 per scout

Cost Per Girl: $10 for Home Scientist and $15 for Inventor

Cost Per Adult: N/A

Additional Information:  Minimum of 25 Girl Scouts.  Registration closes one week prior to date. Badges not included.