Discovery Youth

Discovery Youth is a fun filled media and community service program nationally recognized by the Institute of Museums and Library Services.

  • Explore photography with digital SLR cameras!
  • Film and edit movies using HD cameras and Adobe editing software!
  • Facilitate activities with Museum visitors!
  • Learn about the environment and media!
  • Write articles for a magazine!
  • Volunteer in the community!


with generous support from

Moore Foundation



Visit, our multimedia online magazine produced by and for youth. Keep updated with Discovery Youth news and photos.

Discovery Youth Flyer
Discovery Youth Flyer

Discovery Youth SCI flyer
Discovery Youth SCI Flyer

Download the Youth Programs Registration Form.

Download the Discovery Youth Handbook.


Dates and Hours:

Mid-October through May

Discovery Youth Tuesday, 3:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. for 5th - 6th graders only

DY-SCI (Science, Community, Identity) environmental media program Wednesday, 4:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. for 7th - 9th graders only

Discovery Youth Thursday, 4:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. for 7th - 9th graders only

Discovery Youth Saturday, 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. for 5th - 10th graders combined

Do you want to join Discovery Youth?

Do you want to join Discovery Youth?

Contact Jennifer Gamurot, Youth Educator, at (408) 298-5437 ext. 2833 or e-mail for more details.

Read in-depth, research-based evaluations of this program, from 2001-2003 by evaluator Dan Gilbert, and 2003-2004 by evaluator Sepehr Moghadam.

For information, contact:

Jennifer Gamurot
Youth Educator
Children's Discovery Museum of San Jose
180 Woz Way
San Jose, CA 95110
1- (408) 298-5437 ext. 2833
1- (408) 298-6826 (Fax)
1- (408) 673-2866 (VM)

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