Family Treasure Garden
The Family Treasure Garden dedicated to Garbo Lei includes an incredible, interactive outdoor water feature and will open June 1, 2013!
Thank you to the Trustees’ Philanthropy Fund of Fidelity Charitable, the Association of Children's Museums, National Wildlife Federation,
Anything Aquatic, Complete Aquatics, Shawnee County Parks & Recreation, TAWGS, the Lei Family and other generous donors
who made this addition possible!
Going Wild at the Discovery Center
On Thursday, October 11th the Association of Children’s Museums announced that the Kansas Children’s
Children’s museums across the nation submitted proposals for consideration, the expansion of the Discovery Center’s
Using its $65,000 Going Wild grant, the Discovery Center will be kicking things up in the Phase II Outdoor Learning
TreeTop Treehouse Completes Phase One!
Thanks to an incredible team of donors, volunteers and in-kind contributors, Phase One of the
Outdoor Adventure is NOW OPEN!
Phase One includes: Yellow Concrete Walking Path, Mulch Hiking Trails, Bike & Trike Path, Raised
Planting Beds, Outdoor Music, Monarch Way Station, Rock Climbing, Balance Challenges and more!
Your support will help complete other exciting Outdoor Exhibit areas!
The total investment to date is more than $560,000. We will continue to add to the outdoor space as additional funding
Thank you to the following businesses and individuals who gave their support, time and expertise to help develop
Funding Goal: $479,000 to complete Phase II of the Outdoor Learning Environment!
With YOUR help, the Discovery Center will be the best it can be, both inside and out!