We’re more than just exhibits!

As we all work to stay safe and healthy during COVID-19, the Shenandoah Valley Discovery Museum continues to offer a wide range of engaging activities to help you learn and play — at home and at the museum. Check out our incredible  2021 SUMMER CAMP SCHEDULE!

We also offer virtual field trips and pre-recorded video packages that are perfect for your pod, family, club, homeschool, or school! Click on the button to learn more!

Pre-recorded Video Outreach Packages

 When you can’t commit to a live program, learn when it works for your family… great for virtual learning days! 

Each 30-minute package includes a pre-recorded instructional video, as well as a PDF with cross-curricular activities and projects that can be done at home. These can be done asynchronously, at the child’s/family’s pace – perfect for virtual days or days when students are learning from home. Price: $15/immediate family unit. Special pricing available for schools.


Take a deep dive into engineering and design as you attempt to solve problems for the Three Pigs, Humpty Dumpty, and Rapunzel.

VA English SOL K.7 a-c; K.8 a-e; 1.2 a-d; 1.7 a-3; 2.6 d, f;   VA Science SOL: K.1, 1.1, 2.1, 3.1, 4.1 (a-f); VA Math SOL K.9, K.10 a-b; 1.10, 1.11 a-b; 2.13;       3.3 a-b; 3.16; 4.15




Buzz into the hive to learn about life cycles, bee jobs, and the importance of our powerful pollinators. Plus meet beekeepers and design your own pollinator garden.

VA Science SOL K.1, K.3, K.6, K.7, K.10, K.11, 1.1, 1.2, 1.5, 1.7, 1.8, 2.1, 2.4, 2.5, 2.7, 3.1, 3.4, 3.5, 3.8, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.8


Discover Geography Don’t get lost! Learn how to navigate geography with our friendly pirate host.

VA Social Studies SOL 1.5 a-e; 2.6 a-b; 3.6 a-e; VS 2 a-b


Astronomy/Space Blast off with the Discovery Museum as we learn about planets, moon phases, and more!

VA Science SOL 1.6 a-b; 4.5 a-c; 4.6 a-d


 If you could create your own zoo, how would you design it? Learn about animal adaptations, habitats, and more as we zoom into the world of zoos!

Plus, learn about the world of zookeeping from a real live zookeeper!

VA Science SOL 1.4 a-c; 1.5 a-c; 2.4 a-b; 2.5 a-c; 3.4 a-b; 3.5 a-b; 4.3 a-d; 4.8 a-b


To book your Pre-recorded Video Outreach, please contact or call  540-722-2020 x 106