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CANYON COUNTRY DISCOVERY CENTER

1117 N Main Street

PO Box 1029

Monticello, UT 84535

PHONE: (435)587-2156

              (800)525-4456

 

FAX: (435)587-2193

EMAIL: info@ccdiscovery.org

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LEARN

START YOUR DISCOVERY HERE

There is no other region quite like the Colorado Plateau. And there’s no better place to learn about it than right here at the Canyon Country Discovery Center. Our place-based learning experiences provide a fun, creative way for students and teachers to learn about: 

Local Culture

People and Places

Land Use and Energy

Water and Clmate

Natural History

Landscapes and Geology

Astronomy

Native Plants and Animal Ecology

WAYS TO LEARN

ON-SITE

Bring your youth group on an educational field trip to the Canyon Country Discovery Center (CCDC)! The CCDC education team is invested in supplementing learning goals in the classroom, as well as fostering curiosity of youth by inviting them to experience STEAM topics first-hand through hands-on demonstrations and place-based lessons. All of our programs align with national standards which include NGSS, ,STEM, and Common Core Standards. To learn more information about our on-site educational programming for school and youth groups, follow the link to our Group Educational Programs page.

EXHIBITS

Interactive exhibits make it a fun way to learn about science, nature, and local culture at our center. The exhibit hall is open during regular business hours.

BOULDERING WALL

Engage your adventurous side on our indoor bouldering wall. Learn a new skill, practice your old ones, or support your family with this unique experience. The bouldering wall is included with general admission.

NATURE TRAILS

Take a stroll along our trails through 48 acres of juniper, pinon pine, and sagebrush woodlands. Talk to oour front desk about plant and animal guides for a more interactive experience. Snowsheing and cross-country skiing are encouraged!

STAR PARTIES

The CCDC is home to the only telescope observatory in Southeast Utah! Join our astronomy gurus twice a month for short, themed educational talks (like Exploring Lunar Eclipses, History of Moon Travel, and Deep Sky Objects). Then take a tour of our night sky and use our telescopes for your own exploration. See our Events page for more information on dates and times.

SPECIAL EVENTS

Looking for something new to do with your family or friends for Halloween, Earth Day, or an average week night? Check out our Events Calendar for updates on special talks (by local artists and scientists) and community events hosted at the center. Follow us on social media for even faster updates.

OFF-SITE

If your school is having trouble getting to our center, we can bring our educational programming to you. Follow the link to our Group Educational Programs page for inspiration on possible programs, or email us at info@ccdiscovery.org to work with our educational team on customizing a program to supplement learning in your classroom. All of our programs align with national standards which include NGSS, STEM, and Common Core Standards.

COMMUNITY EVENTS

Headed to the library or to the fairgrounds for Pioneer Day? The CCDC is often on-the-move bringing our educational demonstrations, including telescopes and a planetarium, to your community's events! Check out our Events Calendar or email info@ccdiscovery.org to see where we are next or invite us to your community event.