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Lego Safari

Summer Camp What could be better or more fun than building with LEGO® AND exploring your own dessert Safari?! Campers will build, create, and explore LEGO bungalows, open-air vehicles, and even discover the hidden LEGO® pyramids! 08/04/2014 - 8:45am

How Does Your Garden Grow?

Summer Camp Calling all seed sowers, nature lovers, and defenders of the planet! We are packing in plenty of hands-on activities as we learn to recycle, create an animal habitat in our yard, and hunt for seeds. 06/16/2014 - 1:30pm

Green Machines

Summer Camp Machines make work easier for us every day, but they can be designed to use alternative energy sources so they use less non-renewable resources. We’ll spend our mornings learning about green technology and spend our afternoons designing and applying our green building skills in the LEGO® lab. 07/28/2014 - 8:45am

Green Builders

Summer Camp Ever wanted to build a solar car? Have you wondered what happens at the recycling facility? We’ll spend our mornings learning about and visiting the green technology features of the new Nature Research Center (solar car, rainwater cistern, and green roof to name a few!), and spend our afternoons designing and applying our green building skills in the LEGO® lab. 08/04/2014 - 8:45am

Gnomes and Fairies Spring Up at Prairie Ridge

Event, Family Program Come help us celebrate as the gnomes and fairies come out of their winter slumber. 05/03/2014 - 9:00am

Fossil Fair 2014

Event Got dino fever? Fossil Fair, the nation’s largest event dedicated to paleontology, puts the latest science and breaking discoveries on display. 11/15/2014 - 9:00am

Firefly Watch

Citizen Science, Family Program Learn about fireflies and how you can help scientists uncover the reason for their recent population declines. 06/07/2014 - 8:00pm

Family Science Investigation: Signs of Nature

Family Program During this class we will learn to distinguish between feeding signs, over-wintering signs and track ways. We will also learn an easy method for making plaster casts in the woods. 04/30/2014 - 10:00am

Family Science Investigation: Our Tropical Connection

Family Program North Carolina may be separated from the tropics by several hundred miles, yet we remain connected in many ways. Join us as we meet some live creatures that will help us define our tropical connections. 05/14/2014 - 10:00am

Enviro-Art

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. 07/21/2014 - 8:30am

Earth to Space…and Beyond

Summer Camp Let your imagination run wild with over 100,000 pieces of LEGO®! Defy gravity as you work to break the sun’s pull on Earth to launch your very own space shuttle. Design and build a Mars’ rover to navigate the Martian terrain! 06/23/2014 - 8:45am

Earth Month: Biodiversity and Conservation

Event Join us for Earth Month every Science Thursday in April from 5-9pm. 04/24/2014 - 5:00pm

Downtown Hawks

Family Program Come see Raleigh's amazing red-tails! 04/03/2014 - 11:30am

Downtown Hawks

Family Program Come see Raleigh's amazing red-tails! 04/03/2014 - 11:30am

Downtown Hawks

Family Program Come see Raleigh's amazing red-tails! 04/03/2014 - 11:30am

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