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Make a donation today to expand opportunities for children and their families to learn through play.

With your support we can:

  • Provide Summer Camp scholarships
  • Maintain and improve current exhibits
  • Create programs that promote diversity, inclusion, and equity
  • Expand our K-3 outreach programs
  • Develop more in-house hands-on programs focused on STEM, literacy and art
  • Host special community events
  • Offer SNAP discounts to participating guests
  • Offer Military admission discounts
  • Purchase educational supplies and keep classes FREE-with-admission
  • Keep up with operating costs so we can continue serving the community with playful learning opportunities


Play IS learning and every child deserves to have access to it.

If you and your little one (or someone you care about) enjoys what Hands-on House has to offer please know that even the smallest donation can make the biggest difference! We couldn't do what we do without you.


Consider donating during the Extraordinary Give! An annual day of giving in Lancaster PA.


Take a look at our Donation levels

  • Supporters: $25-$99
  • Friends: $100-$499
  • Bronze:$500-$999
  • Silver:$1,000- $4,999
  • Gold: $5,000- $14,999
  • Diamond$15,000-$30,000

From all of us at Hands-on House...THANK YOU!

Thank you to our generous sponsors!

  • RKL
  • Georgelis Family
  • Clark Associates
  • DH Funk and Sons
  • Alliance Towing
    Alliance Towing
  • Harrington