Salk Institute’s Step
into Discovery will take place on Saturday, April 12, beginning with the annual
Walk for Salk 5K in the morning and continuing in the afternoon with Explore
Salk. The walk will begin at the Salk
Institute’s iconic courtyard and continue on a scenic route along Torrey Pines
in La Jolla, finishing back on the Salk campus.
Walk registration opens at 7:30
a.m.; the 5K walk begins at 9 a.m.
Entry fee for Walk for Salk is $35, which includes breakfast, a t-shirt
and goodie bag. Children 12 and under
are free. All proceeds go to Salk Institute to support important education outreach efforts throughout San Diego, fostering the next generation of
Explore Salk offers participants a rare behind-the scenes tour of Salk Institute laboratories, scientific talks, and hands-on activities. The minimum age for entry to laboratories for Explore Salk is 16 years old. Tours, A
Kids Discovery Zone, and science booths open at 10 a.m. with tours
concluding at 3 p.m.