Programs & Events

Programs & Events

Title Program Type Description Date

Moths at Night

Citizen Science, Family Program Celebrate National Moth Week with the Museum at Prairie Ridge! 07/19/2014 - 8:00pm

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

Your Wildlife, Your Body

Summer Camp Do you really know what GROWS or LIVES on your body!?! Work with leaders in our Genomics and Microbiology Labs to analyze and grow samples of what you find! 07/21/2014 - 8:45am

The Science Behind What You Eat

Summer Camp Have your science and eat it too!! We will be using different experiments to see if you really are what you eat. 07/21/2014 - 8:45am

SPLASH!

Summer Camp Campers will take a close look at the water around us and the mysterious way it stretches and bends. Splash your way through different water competitions and challenge our staff to see who is the King or Queen of the biggest bubble! 07/21/2014 - 8:45am

Lunchtime at the Museum for Rising K - 1 grade

Summer Camp Join the Museum’s Junior Curators for lunch between your morning and afternoon summer 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. 07/21/2014 - 12:15pm

Caterpillars, Beetles and Worms!

Summer Camp Learn more about some of nature’s tiniest creatures, insects! 07/21/2014 - 1:30pm

Walk Through the Seasons

Family Program Explore nature at Prairie Ridge with a Museum naturalist 07/22/2014 - 9:00am

Nature Play Time

Family Program Join us at Prairie Ridge each Tuesday this summer for our series of informal play opportunities. 07/22/2014 - 10:00am

Nature Stories

Family Program Hear a story and do a nature-themed activity at Prairie Ridge! 07/24/2014 - 10:30am

Science Cafe: Genetic Ancestry

Science Talks Join multimedia artist Lynn Fellman as she explains how deep time relates to current time by describing the development of her DNA portraits, now on display in the bridge connecting the Museum’s two wings. 07/24/2014 - 7:00pm

Life in a Dead Log

Family Program Explore rotting logs for signs of life at Schenck Forest! 07/25/2014 - 10:00am

Citizen Science Saturdays at Prairie Ridge

Citizen Science, Family Program Learn how YOU can contribute to science during our weekly citizen science walks 07/26/2014 - 10:30am

STEM to LEAF

Summer Camp Campers will explore various aspects of leadership from public speaking to collaboration, reflection and writing. Fun activities like bridge building and field trips will provide opportunities for campers to practice their skills and begin their own path to becoming a successful STEM leader. 07/28/2014 - 8:45am

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

Desert Safari Exploration

Summer Camp Campers will build, create, and explore LEGO® bungalows, open-air vehicles, and even discover the hidden LEGO pyramids! 07/28/2014 - 8:45am

Lunchtime at the Museum for Rising K - 1 grade

Summer Camp Join the Museum’s Junior Curators for lunch between your morning and afternoon summer 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. 07/28/2014 - 12:15pm

Dinosaurs Big and Tall

Summer Camp Travel back in time to the world of dinosaurs. Work with paleontologist to make a special plaster jacket, uncover fossils, and learn about our planet's ever changing history. 07/28/2014 - 1:30pm

Nature Play Time

Family Program Join us at Prairie Ridge each Tuesday this summer for our series of informal play opportunities. 07/29/2014 - 10:00am

Nature Stories

Family Program Hear a story and do a nature-themed activity at Prairie Ridge! 07/31/2014 - 10:30am

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