Classes


1st Friday Kids Art-In
Ages: 5 to 12-year-olds
Kids will get to do a fun STEM activity, play in the center, and have pizza while their parents enjoy the 1st Friday ArtWalk!!
1st Friday Kids Art-In is typically on the first Friday of every month from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm.
For MEMBER's ONLY (You can purchase a membership at the door)!
Admission: $10 for first child & $5 for each additional child (all children have to be from the same family membership)

Upcoming Dates:

June 2, July 7, August 4, Sept 1, Oct 6, Nov 3, Dec 1

Registration is highly suggested. Not a member!?! Try it out first, join later if you’d like!

Call 252-338-6117


Second Saturday Science

Local scientists from oceanographers and biologists to pharmacists and wild life officers present hands-on programs geared for kids. Second Saturday Science is typically on the second Saturday of every month and starts at 11:00 am. These programs are usually geared towards K-5th grade. Reservations are recommended.

Upcoming Dates:

Saturday, June 10, 8am - 1pm

Family Fishing Day

Join us at Mid-Atlantic Christian University Park. Bring your chairs and sunscreen for a morning of fishingand giveaways with Dream Hunting & Fishing, NC Wildlife Resources Commission and Albemarle Sound Delta Waterfowl Chapter! All fishing supplies and lunch will be provided. Supplies are limited! Please Call 252-338-6117 


Saturday, July 8, 11:00am

Make A Shot!

Take a shot at archery firsthand. PGF Archery and Outdoors are back again this year by popular demand! Meet us at Port Discover and walk to the park where you will learn the proper way to shoot a bow & arrow!


Saturday, August 12, 11:00 am

Hedgehog Heaven

Chauncy with Carolina Quillery will be bringing hedgehogs to Port Discover! Come learn about these awesome little critters and how they like to live!


Science Café
A science program just for the local adult community. Science Café is typically on the second Thursday of every month, starts at 7:00 pm, and is free. It is a chance for participants to learn about and discuss science topics presented by local experts. In an informal, casual restaurant setting, participants will be able to add to the conversation and ask questions.

Upcoming Dates:

Will resume after the summer!


Science with a Story
A science program just for preschoolers, ages 2 – 5. Science with a Story is typically on the third Thursday of every month and starts at 10:00 am. $5 per child, reservations are suggested and a parent or guardian must accompany the child. Supplies are limited! 

Call 252-338-6117


Upcoming Dates:


June 15, 10am-11am

Peep, Peep!

What do you call a baby...!?!

Learn with us about baby chicks and other animals and their babies! Make and take home a chicken.


July 20, 10am-11am

Rainbow Fish

Follow Rainbow Fish and his ocean friends and learn why it is important to be a good friend. Make and take home a fish stomach.


August 17, 10am-11am

Chester the Raccoon

Chester is afraid to leave his mom. Find out what mom does to make Chester more comfortable leaving for "night school". Learn about animals and which are nocturnal and diurnal. Make and take home a kissing hand!


Afterschool Science
Drop into Port Discover at 4pm for some afterschool science! Programs are free and made possible thanks to funding by the City of Elizabeth City. Please call to register.

Upcoming Dates:

Will resume after the summer!


Port Discover:Northeastern North Carolina's Center for Hands-On Science


611 E. Main St. Elizabeth City, NC 27909 (252) 338-6117

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