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Partners in Learning

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Science Center family, we hope that you and your loved ones are safe, healthy and continuing to learn. During these challenging times, your vital support enables the California Science Center to continue inspiring science learning in everyone as a trusted educational resource - THANK YOU!

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The Partners in Learning annual giving program helps sustain the hands-on exhibitsprograms and operations that make the California Science Center a world-class educational resource and family destination.

Our Partners in Learning enjoy priority access to the Science Center's galleries and special exhibitions, exclusive invitations to memorable events and programs, plus a host of other privileges and benefits to share with loved ones or colleagues—giving you a unique connection to the California Science Center.

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$1,500 Partner ($1,304 tax deductible)

  • 20 IMAX tickets
  • 12 Attraction passes for Ecology Cliff Climb and High-Wire Bicycle

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$2,500 Partner($2,269 tax deductible)

  • 25 IMAX tickets
  • 12 Attraction passes for Ecology Cliff Climb and High-Wire Bicycle
  • 1 selection from the Experience Menu
  • 10% discount on Science Center facilities for 1 private event

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$5,000 Partner ($4,677 tax deductible)

  • 35 IMAX tickets
  • 16 Attraction passes for Ecology Cliff Climb and High-Wire Bicycle
  • 2 selections from the Experience Menu
  • 10% discount on Science Center facilities for 2 private events

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$10,000 Partner ($9,572 tax deductible)

  • 50 IMAX tickets
  • 16 Attraction passes for Ecology Cliff Climb and High-Wire Bicycle
  • 3 selections from the Experience Menu(s)
  • 20% discount on Science Center facilities for 2 private events

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$25,000 Partner ($24,445 tax deductible)

  • 65 IMAX tickets
  • 20 Attraction passes for Ecology Cliff Climb and High-Wire Bicycle
  • 4 selections from the Experience Menu(s)
  • 20% discount on Science Center facilities for 3 private events

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$50,000 Partner ($49,318 tax deductible)

  • 80 IMAX tickets
  • 24 Attraction passes for Ecology Cliff Climb and High-Wire Bicycle
  • 5 selections from the Experience Menu(s)
  • 20% discount on Science Center facilities for 3 private events

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Experience Menu (available at $2,500 level and higher)

  • Expert-led tour of Space Shuttle Endeavour exhibits – a one-of-a kind look at Endeavour with insights from our aerospace experts (max. 10 people; light refreshments included)
  • Expert-led tour of Ecosystems Exhibit Gallery – a behind-the-scenes look at the animals and environments of our Ecosystems exhibits with insights from our ecology experts (max. 10 people; light refreshments included)
  • Big Lab Field Trip Program – from making ooey-gooey slime to building and testing roller coasters, the Big Lab features unique K-8 science activities to spark creativity and investigation skills (max. 25 children; transportation not included; can be donated to an underserved school on your behalf)
  • Science on Tour: Desert Dome – an immersive inflatable dome experience about ecology, adaptation and desert habitats, brought to a K-5 classroom of your choice (max. 45 students; distance limitations apply; can be donated to an underserved school on your behalf)

Premium Experience Menu (available at $10,000 level and higher)

  • Science on Tour: Astro Adventures – an interactive program about the forces, temperatures and pressure that astronauts experience in space, brought to a K-8 school assembly of your choice (max. 120 students; distance limitations apply; can be donated to an underserved school on your behalf)
  • Kids Birthday Adventure Package – a unique celebration featuring fun, hands-on science activities (max. 15 children and 5 adult chaperones)*
  • Use of the Trustee Room as a meeting space – with a Science Center briefing or tour of your choice (max. 20 adults; for use during weekday business hours only)*

*Please note, accepting some Premium Experience Menu benefits will affect the tax deductibility of your gift.

Download the Partners in Learning summary of benefits and enrollment form.