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Membership

All memberships include: • • • •

Unlimited admission for one year Two Free Guest Passes 10% discount in Museum Store 10% discount on Birthday Parties, Special Events, and Discovery Camps • Discounted admission for Special Events • One-year subscription to monthly SDCDM e-newsletter • Access to “Members Only” Museum opening hours • Invitations to quarterly FREE “Members Only” after-hours events

Museum Hours: 9:30am - 4:30pm Daily

The Museum is located in Downtown Escondido across the street from Grape Day Park. It is easily accessible from I-15 or CA-78 and only 20 minutes from coastal North San Diego County, and 35 minutes from Downtown San Diego. Free Parking is readily available.

•F  ield Trip School Scholarships for Underserved Child $10 each child.

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•M  obile Children’s Museum School Scholarship Around $2,000 to serve one school.

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•F  ree Admission for Active-Duty Military and Veteran Families $5 each person. (Museum provides around 20,000 Active-Duty Military and Veteran family members complimentary admission annually)

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Family Access Membership: $35

•A  nnual Fund $100, $250, $500, $1,000, $2,500, $5,000, other amount. (Your support provides hands-on science, art, and world culture activities for over 145,000 visitors annually)

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• Reduced cost admission for families that qualify

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 dd an additional Caregiver: $25 A - Each Caregiver receives two free guest passes Add ACM Nationwide Access: $25 - Provides 50% off admission for up to six people at 185 children’s museums in the Unites States and Canada • Add a donation to support the Museum: Unlimited - All donations are tax deductible

•M  emberships for Underserved Families $95 each family. (Museum gives over 1,175 Family Memberships annually)

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*Must show valid Military I.D. **Must show current verification of enrollment.

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•T  he Path to Discovery Campaign (Commemorative Naming Opportunities available starting at $500)

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Make a donation to support:

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• Admission for two adults and all children in household •E  ach Discounted Membership includes two adults and all the children in the household - Active-Duty Military and Veterans* - Children with Special Needs - Grandparents (includes all grandchildren) - Adult Student**

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GETTING HERE:

Family Membership: $95 Discounted Memberships: $75

WAYS TO SUPPORT

HOURS:

Visit SDCDM.org/donate to make your contribution today!

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320 North Broadway

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Give the Gift of Membership Gift certificates available for purchase at the Museum Front Desk.

Visit SDCDM.org/memberships to purchase your membership today!

SDCDM is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. (Tax ID #33-0912735)

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320 North Broadway Escondido, CA 92025 (760) 233-7755

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Shop

All purchases in the Museum Store help support our growth. Visit SDCDM.org/museum-store to view some of the products available!

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Volunteer

Friends of SDCDM is a Volunteer Group with various committees. Whether you are interested in helping to organize benefit events or volunteering to work in our gardens, there are many opportunities to be involved. Please contact Friends@sdcdm.org for more information.


Bridging the Gap Research shows self-directed, experiential, content rich learning promotes executive function skills that can shape a child’s success in school and life.

• Intergenerational learning

•A  ffordable daily admission and membership prices

• Provide resources for families to

•F  ree Admission to over 20,000 Active-Duty Military & Veteran Families

•P  artner with the community to provide authentic, impactful programming

•F  ree Admission passes distributed to over 27,800 people through community programs such as 2016 WIC, EBT, Palomar Forensic Health, and San Diego County Summer Reading Programs.

be the child’s first teacher

•S  afe, welcoming learning center for all

•F  ield Trip School Scholarships and Mobile Children’s Museum Scholarships to over 20,000 children from low-income and Title-I Schools

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• Early learning play space • Internship programs for local middle schools, high schools, and universities

•F  ree Annual Family Memberships to over 5,200 underserved families through Early Childhood Education partnerships

San Diego Children’s Discovery Museum provides early learning supplemental educational resources to children, parents, and educators.

COLLABORATIVE LEARNING

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•O  ver 200 Free Annual Family Memberships available for checkout in schools and libraries.

NURTURING FROM CRADLE TO CAREER

ACCESS FOR ALL

GROWING YOUNG MINDS

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•M  useum Store sources local, natural, and fair trade products

INSPIRING GLOBAL CITIZENS

•E  ducational programs and exhibits serving ages 0-10 •P  rograms support school readiness for young children •H  ands-on interactive learning opportunities •R  einforcement of school education •A  ccredited and trained education professionals research and develop educational workshops to align with state and national learning standards • Workshops encourage critical thinking and problem solving through STEAM education •F  ield Trips and Mobile Children’s Museum to support teachers

4 •L  earning through Play inspires creativity, curiosity, and innovation through hands-on experiential learning in science, art, and world culture activities

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• Create and fabricate our own exhibits in our Exhibits Workshop

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• Bimonthly cultural celebrations and programming highlighting different world cultures • Bimonthly environmental science programs

LIFELONG LEARNERS 2011 15,000 visitors (previous location) 2012 25,000 visitors (1st year in current location) 2013 43,000 visitors (2nd year in current location) 2014 57,000 visitors (3rd year in current location) 2015  115,000 = 100% growth (4th year in current location) 2016 141,000 visitors (5th year in current location)


Ways to Support Brochure 2017