After School Enrichment 

Catch a breath of fresh air at the Discovery Center for After School Enrichment. Programming will take place entirely outdoors in our educational nature nodes. Space is reserved for 12 kids in each grade level grouping: Kindergarten-2nd grade and 3rd-5th grade. The AHLF Discovery Center teachers lead programming on Tuesday and Thursday and the Carlsbad Educational Foundation leads programming Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. After School Enrichment includes theme related activities, games, crafts, and nature walks, and animal interactions.
Missed the first week of Tuesday/Thursday programming? No problem! As long as there is space in the grade level, registrations will be on-going from week to week. The cost will be prorated to the number of remaining weeks left in the program (this is the price you will see upon registration). 

Questions? Contact: or call (760) 804-1969

After School Programming

Booming Biomes and Earth Protectors program registration for the remaining two weeks- 9/22 & 9/29 or 9/24 & 10/1 is still available for 3rd-5th grade only. Please call for registration: Cierra, 760-804-1969
October Programming
Tuesday: "Habitat Happenings"
 Become adventurers exploring the unique local and far habitats of the world . Participate in fun-filled activities, games, and crafts as you learn about each habitat. 
  • 4-week program
  • Dates: 10/6, 10/13, 10/20 & 10/27
  • Time: 2:30pm-5:30pm 
  • Cost: $120
  • Kindergarten-2nd Grade: OPEN
  • 3rd-5th Grade: OPEN

Thursday: "Myths, Legends & Folktale"
Get your imagination running and become a story teller.  Participate in fun-filled activities, games, and crafts as you learn about cultures, traditions, and history through myths, legends, and folklore!  

Refund Policy: 

100% refundable until September 25th, 2020

50% refundable until October 2nd, 2020

Non-refundable after October 2nd, 2020

November Programming

Tuesday: "Life-cycles"
 Participate in fun-filled activities, games, and crafts as you learn about animal and plant life-cycles. 
  • 3-week program
  • Dates: 11/3, 11/10 & 11/17
  • Time: 2:30pm-5:30pm 
  • Cost: $90
  • Registration coming soon
Thursday: "Explorers" 
 Participate in fun-filled activities, games, and crafts as you learn about famous explorers.  

CEF Led After School Programming

Monday: "Animal Art" 
Kindergarten-2nd Grade
  • "Things that Grow" Kindergarten-2nd Grade
  • "Cheer, Dance, and Crafts" 2nd- 5th Grade

Friday: "Fantasy Forest Drawing" 

2nd- 5th Grade



Covid-19 Program Accommodations: 

We are closely monitoring the Center for Disease Control and the County of San Diego’s reopening guidelines to ensure our on-site programs take every measure to keep our students, families, and staff safe.

  • 3-week program
  • Dates: 10/8, 10/22 & 10/29
  • Time: 2:30pm-5:30pm 
  • Cost: $90 
  • Kindergarten-2nd Grade: OPEN
  • 3rd-5th Grade: OPEN
  • 3-week program
  • Dates: 11/5, 11/12 & 11/19
  • Time: 2:30pm-5:30pm 
  • Cost: $90
  • Registration coming soon


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The Discovery Center is open:

Monday - Saturday 




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1580 Cannon Road,

Carlsbad, CA 92008

(760) 804-1969

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