Teen Science Café

Teen Science Café programs are a free and fun way for teens to explore
science & technology 
affecting their lives.

Cafés open doors for teens to learn from experts about exciting and rewarding
career pathways, 
through lively conversations and hands-on activities.

Our cafe's are schedule every other month. Follow us for updates: 







Upcoming café dates and topics:

April 1, 2020: Guest Speaker Justine Ammendolia, National Graphic Young Explorer 

Help us make sure we have enough FREE FOOD and REGISTER HERE

Past Cafés:

January 2020: Ascending into Aviation
with the Civil Air Patrol 

November 2019: Bridging The Gap - Civil Engineering 
with the SD Department of Transportation 
read about this event at Cool Cafes

June 2019: Mind Control - Neuroscience
with the University of South Dakota
read about this event at
Cool Café

March 2019: Come to the Dark Side... We have Unicorns! - Dark Matter

with the Sanford Underground Research Facility

December 2018: Pole to Pole - Artic and Antarctic
with National Geographic and the IceCube Neutrino Observatory

Join the STEM SAVVY Youth Leadership Team!

We meet every second Sunday at 7pm at the SD Discovery Center.

What is a Teen Science Cafe?

A free, fun way to explore science and technology for teens by teens
Participate in interactive conversations and activities with scientists and engineers
Socialize with like-minded teens over free food

    What does the STEM SAVVY Team do?

    Contribute ideas for science topics
    Select food, decoration, and logistics of cafés
    Promote events and recruit friends and fellow students to attend cafés
    Lead icebreaker and other hands-on activities during cafés
    Attend Teen Science Cafés and Leadership Team meetings

      What are the benefits of joining the STEM SAVVY Team?

      Run a program for teens by teens
      Gain leadership skills
      Great addition for resume and college applications
      Earn service hour credits

      Hear from other teens why you should join the Leadership Team

      Teen Leader Recruiting Summer 2016

      How do I join the STEM SAVVY Team?

      Contact Bree


      Upcoming events

      • 1 Sep 2020
        805 W Sioux Ave, Pierre SD 57501

      Thank you to the 
      Friends of the South Dakota Discovery Center. 
      Friends provide on going support so that the
      children and families in our community have access to hands-on science learning, now and in the future.

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