The SD Discovery Center organizes the Central South Dakota Water Festival, the 4th Tuesday of September. Area 4th and 5th grade students attend a half day event, learning about different aspects of water through 25 minute presentations.

This is a free event, made possible by the 319 Information and Education Project, through a grant from the US EPA and SD DENR.

For more information about the water festival go to

Teachers: check out our STEM Teaching Kit library for resources you can borrow to augment your water festival learning. Suggested kits are:

    • Incredible Journey Kit
    • Lakes and Stream Trunk
    • Aquatic Habitats
    • River Cutters
    • Ocean Currents
    • Only One Ocean


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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