*Registration for the picnic has closed. We welcome walk-ins to join us at the picnic on Sat, 5 Aug 2017!*

Bring your whole family to the S'pore Discovery Centre (SDC) and spend family time at Families for Life picnic. As part of NS50 celebrations, families can expect fun NS50 themed activities and games! Check out the highlights below.

Register now as a family and receive a Families for Life goodie bag, which include a picnic mat and frisbee fan. The goodie bag is available on a first-come-first-served basis, while stock last!

Activity Map of FFL 'Celebrating NS50' Picnic @ S'pore Discovery Centre

FFL Celebrating NS50 Picnic activity map 


Activities @ Concourse and Discovery Land

Camouflage face painting and children dressing up in mini SAF uniforms Enjoy the complimentary snacks and fun bonding games at the FFL’s signature mobile café! Families will be able to DIY their own ID tag and rank insignia and experience camouflage face painting. The children will get a chance to dress in mini SAF uniforms for a family photo moment. Participate in the family bonding games and complete the game passport to redeem a SDC Limited Edition Souvenir! 

Army Museum of Singapore Special Exhibition “In Commemoration of NS50”
By Army Museum of Singapore
Now till 1 Oct 2017

Army Museum activities
This special exhibition explores how National Service has evolved since its inception, and pays tribute to all servicemen for their priceless contributions to ensure Singapore’s security. Visitors can also take up the challenge at the interactive stations to get a taste of the rigorous training that servicemen undergo to stay fit and mission ready.

Merrymaking at S’pore Discovery Centre & Army Museum of Singapore 

Family fun at SDC and Army Museum
Enjoy a fun-filled day with your family at S’pore Discovery Centre and Army Museum of Singapore with fun activities like pedal boat over Discovery Lake, 4D simulator rides, bouncy castles, fun traditional carnival games, camouflage face painting, kids sized army uniform, Individual Marksmanship Trainer (IMT) shooting and many more! And not forgetting the meet-and-greet session with S'pore Discovery Centre's friendly and lovable lion cub mascot, SingaPaw!

SAFTI-Pasir Laba Camp Bus Tour 

SAFTI-Pasir Laba Coach Tour
Dates : 22, 23, 29, 30 Jul & 6 Aug
Timing : 10.05am, 12.05pm, 2.05pm and 4.05pm

Date: 5 Aug
Timing: 1.05pm, 2.05pm, 3.05pm, 4.05pm and 5.05pm
Duration : Estimated 1 hour per tour session

Limited seats available, on a first come first serve basis

In celebration of 50 years of National Service, S’pore Discovery Centre will be having a bus tour with commentary by our guides to both SAFTI Military Institute and Pasir Laba Camp.

Given their significance and rich history to generations of NSmen, this rare opportunity allows NSmen to reminisce and share their memorable NS journey with their family members. Abound with unique memories and stories of our National Service journey, visitors will get a rare glimpse of the SAF officers training grounds, iconic SAFTI tower, SAF Parade Square, infamous Peng Kang hill, the state-of-the-art Multi-Mission Range Complex (MMRC), the iconic Leaders Square and much more.

Check out all the various activities happening at SDC and the Army Museum here.


4.30pm – 7.30pm

Goodie bag redemption for pre-registered Families at Discovery Land (refer to map below on location of Discovery Land)
Onsite redemption is on a first-come-first-serve-basis, while stocks last on event day.

3.00pm – 7.30pm

Activities @ Concourse and Discovery Land
• Families for Life Picnic (starts at 4.30pm)
• Family DIY activity (starts at 4.30pm)
• NS50 themed games
• Families for Life bouncy castles
• Camouflage face painting
• SAF Kids Dress-Up

Activities @ Singapore Discovery Centre
• Families for Life signature mobile café
• iWerks Theatre short film screenings
• NDP 2017 & NS50 Special Exhibitions
• SAFTI-PLC Bus tour (Various timings)
• Pedal Boat (FOC, 3-6pm only)
• XD Ride (Chargeable @ $5/pax)

Activities @ Army Museum
• NDP 2017 & NS50 Special Exhibitions
• Static display of army vehicles
• Mini Standard Obstacle Course (SOC) for families
• Individual Marksmanship Trainer Shooting

7.30pm – 9.30pm

Movie Screening of Boss Baby @ Concourse
(rated PG - parental guidance is advised)

Boss Baby Movie Poster 

*The organiser reserves the right to modify, alter or change the programme.


Please register ONLINE.

If you are unable to register online, please download the Picnic Registration Form and email the completed form to picnics@familiesforlife.sg. Thank you.

How to Get There

Map to Singapore Discovery Centre

Singapore Discovery Centre
Address: 510 Upper Jurong Road, Singapore 638365

Nearest MRT Station: Joo Koon (EW29), approximately 8mins walking from Exit B

By Bus
Nearest Buses: Bus 182M and 182, approximately 4 mins from bus stop B23089 or SBS Service 182 or 182M from Joo Koon Bus Interchange

By Car/Taxi: 
From AYE, take exit 20 
From PIE, take exit 40 

Limited car park lots are available, families are encouraged to car pool or take public transport. 

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