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Title Program Type Description Date

Nature Stories

Family Program Hear a story and do a nature-themed activity at Prairie Ridge! 07/09/2015 - 10:30am

Citizen Science Saturdays at Prairie Ridge

Citizen Science, Family Program Learn how YOU can contribute to science during our weekly citizen science walks 07/11/2015 - 10:30am

Dirt Made My Lunch

Summer Camp Dirt helped to make my lunch and so will we by investigating what is in our soil and explore the Museum’s newest traveling exhibit “Scoop on Soil.” 07/11/2015 - 1:30pm

Aquatic WET

Summer Camp Based at Yates Mill County Park, we will learn aquatic science in the field through hands-on activities, experiments, and observations! 07/13/2015 - 8:30am

Animal Explorers

Summer Camp Meet the animals you can find in your backyard, from squirrels to salamanders or box turtles. 07/13/2015 - 8:45am

Junior Geologist

Summer Camp Discover the dynamic world of North Carolina geology through experiments, creating a geologic time scale, investigating plate tectonics and the Museum’s fossils. 07/13/2015 - 8:45am

Nature Stories

Family Program Hear a story and do a nature-themed activity at Prairie Ridge! 07/16/2015 - 10:30am

Citizen Science Saturdays at Prairie Ridge

Citizen Science, Family Program Learn how YOU can contribute to science during our weekly citizen science walks 07/18/2015 - 10:30am

Moths at Night

Citizen Science, Family Program Celebrate National Moth Week with the Museum at Prairie Ridge! 07/18/2015 - 8:00pm

Nature Art and Illustration

Summer Camp We are combining our love of nature and art in this camp. Enhance your drawing and painting skills as we study and observe the world around us. Bob Palmatier, local artist, researcher, and environmental educator will guide you through the world of shadow and light. 07/20/2015 - 8:30am

Rocks Rock

Summer Camp Discover why North Carolina is called the “rock and mineral” state. Start a rock collection, excavate a fossil, and break open a geode. 07/20/2015 - 8:45am

Feathered Tales and Dino Scales

Summer Camp Birds have feathers, scales, tails, AND some dinosaurs did too! We will investigate how dinosaurs transformed into the birds we have today by studying our Museum’s fossils. 07/20/2015 - 8:45am

Lunchtime at the Museum for Rising K - 1 grade

Summer Camp Join us for lunch between your morning and afternoon camps for rising K to 1st grade. Each day we will enjoy our lunches and then either play a game, make a craft, or watch a short nature show. 07/20/2015 - 12:15pm

Talons, Paws, and Claws

Summer Camp What is the difference between talons or claws? We find animals all around us. This camp will investigate who lives in our backyard and who lives afar. 07/20/2015 - 1:30pm

Nature Stories

Family Program Hear a story and do a nature-themed activity at Prairie Ridge! 07/23/2015 - 10:30am

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