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Spring Break Spectacular 2020

March 16, 2020 - March 20, 2020

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Update 3-18-20: The DHDC is currently CLOSED to the Public. Please click here for more information

Are you ready for a mission?

This is not just any mission; you’ll have to crack codes, be in top physical condition, and gather hints to solve cases…..in SECRET! Get ready for a whole week of Secret Agent Training at the Don Harrington Discovery Center. During this themed week of fun, families can train to be the best kind of agents, the kind that use SCIENCE to crack the case!


  • Monday, March 16th  – Secret Disguises – You must not let anyone know your true identity. Allow us to help you come up with a genius disguise. You can get your face painted by The Art Lady (extra cost),  stick on a mustache or make a mask, and discover the science of camouflage! Don’t forget to make your secret Spy I.D. You can have your photo taken with our famous ‘Godzilla’ the Bearded Dragon, but he will be in disguise too!
  • Tuesday, March 17thTrue Heroes – Learn from the best. Get up close with Amarillo’s own first responders and learn all about police detective work, fire fighting and life-saving skills. We’ll also have an Astronaut corner with all kinds of Space-y things to try and take home! There will also be a St. Patty’s Day Scavenger Hunt on this day. Get your first clue when you arrive and find the gold at the end of the rainbow!
  • Wednesday, March 18thGo Go Gadget – Time to build your secret agent arsenal! Create your own gadgets with our LEGO robotics kits and cubelets. Plus learn how to use secret ink and decoding for a prize.
  • Thursday, March 19thSuper Sidekicks – Every great secret spy needs a partner. Meet some K-9’s in training and discover the awesome adaptations of DHDC’s own sidekicks. Paws for Hope will here for a special training show and to help you make a special sidekick treat*. (*while supplies last) DHDC will introduce you to our own animal sidekicks at 10:15, 11:15, 1:15, and 3:15.
  • Friday, March 20thAgent Training Camp – Are you ready to complete your mission? Test your agility at the rock wall, your aim in our Nerf war zone, your strength in the obstacle course, and your flexibility in our laser maze!

*Spring Break Spectacular is not a drop-off event. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.