Programs & Events

Programs & Events

Title Program Type Description Date

Citizen Science Saturdays at Prairie Ridge

Citizen Science, Family Program Learn how YOU can contribute to science during our weekly citizen science walks 07/12/2014 - 10:30am

Member Exclusive: Rainforest Tour

Event Get an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the Biodiversity Lab, Program Animal Collection, and tropical mammal Research Collections. Get your questions answered by our resident experts and enjoy special access to restricted areas of the Museum. 07/12/2014 - 1:00pm

Aquatic WET

Summer Camp Based at Yates Mill Pond, we will learn aquatic science in the field through hands-on activities, experiments, and observations! 07/14/2014 - 8:30am

Caterpillars, Beetles and Worms!

Summer Camp Learn more about some of nature’s tiniest creatures, insects! 07/14/2014 - 8:45am

Build it BIG

Summer Camp Nature has a lot to teach us about construction. If you enjoy creating imaginative objects, tinkering, and curious about how things work, then this is the engineering camp for you! 07/14/2014 - 8:45am

CSI: Solve the Outbreak

Summer Camp Take lead professional roles as the mystery outbreak is tracked down. 07/14/2014 - 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. 07/14/2014 - 12:15pm

Girls in Science Piedmont Summer Ed-Venture

Summer Camp, Youth Science Program Summer Ed-Venture will engage girls in hands-on science experiences in the natural world and in the Museum. 07/14/2014 - 1:00pm

Girls in Science Piedmont Summer Ed-Venture

Summer Camp, Youth Science Program Summer Ed-Venture will engage girls in hands-on science experiences in the natural world and in the Museum. 07/14/2014 - 1:00pm

Tromping through the Tropics

Summer Camp We will explore how the Rainforest's four different layers make up habitat for plants and animals that live there. Get ready to track exotic animals as they use camouflage to hide, crawl your way up a Kapok tree, and get a bug’s eye view of this ever changing world. 07/14/2014 - 1:30pm

Herp Hunters

Citizen Science, Family Program Join us on a herp hunt to look for reptiles and amphibians at Prairie Ridge! 07/15/2014 - 9:30am

Nature Play Time

Family Program Join us at Prairie Ridge each Tuesday this summer for our series of informal play opportunities. 07/15/2014 - 10:00am

Nature Stories

Family Program Hear a story and do a nature-themed activity at Prairie Ridge! 07/17/2014 - 10:30am

Game Night

Event From Ocean-o-poly, Science Bingo and Pandemic to such Throwback-Thursday favorites as Mousetrap, Operation and Hungry Hungry Hippo, it’s all about having a great time with friends and family. 07/17/2014 - 6:00pm

Light Up the Night

Workshop or Trip Bring home a collection of your own primitive light sources! 07/17/2014 - 6:30pm

Robot Lab

Family Program, Workshop or Trip Learn how to build an autonomous, Arduino powered robot from scratch, program it using a computer, and then compete against all of the other participants. 07/17/2014 - 6:30pm

Robot Lab

Family Program, Workshop or Trip Learn how to build an autonomous, Arduino powered robot from scratch, program it using a computer, and then compete against all of the other participants. 07/17/2014 - 6:30pm

Science Cafe: The Science of Language and Speech

Science Talks Come explore the complex and fascinating nature of how spoken language is produced, discover some “real-world” applications of speech research that you may have never thought possible, learn about tools that linguistic researchers use to study language and speech, and see just how intriguing speech articulation can be as one of these tools is demonstrated before your very eyes. 07/17/2014 - 7:00pm

Scavenger Hunt Challenge

Event Sign up now to compete in the Member Exclusive, Museum-wide scavenger hunt during the Museum's Science Thursday evening programming. 07/17/2014 - 7:00pm

Citizen Science Saturdays at Prairie Ridge

Citizen Science, Family Program Learn how YOU can contribute to science during our weekly citizen science walks 07/19/2014 - 10:30am

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