Programs & Events

Programs & Events

Title Program Type Description Date

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

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

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

Nature Explorers' Drop-off Program: Frogs and Toads

Family Program Give yourselves a night out and the kids a chance to learn about cool topics, play games, and make recycled crafts. 07/31/2014 - 5:30pm

World in a Bottle

Workshop or Trip Discover the science behind terrariums and learn how to make your very own. We’ll begin with a brief presentation, and then you’ll create a small terrarium to take home! 07/31/2014 - 6:00pm

Intermediate Programming: Ready, Set, Sort!

Family Program, Workshop or Trip Learn how to code a simple sorting algorithm, a step-by-step procedure to arrange numbers in a specific order. 07/31/2014 - 6:30pm

Intermediate Programming: Ready, Set, Sort!

Family Program, Workshop or Trip Learn how to code a simple sorting algorithm, a step-by-step procedure to arrange numbers in a specific order. 07/31/2014 - 6:30pm

Getting Started in Astro-Imaging

Workshop or Trip Covering the basic areas of getting started in Astro-Imaging, this class is targeted to adults of any age with a interest in learning more about astronomy. 07/31/2014 - 7:00pm

Science Cafe: Urban Ants and What They Do For You

Science Talks NC State entomologist Elsa Youngsteadt will share her research on ants and other insects in New York City. 07/31/2014 - 7:00pm

Dragonfly Walk

Citizen Science, Family Program Join Museum naturalists to learn about dragonflies and how YOU can get involved in dragonfly research! 08/02/2014 - 9:00am

Rainforest Adventure: Scout Discount Day

Event Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, and their guests will be eligible for the discounted group rate of $4 per person for entry to the Rainforest Adventure special exhibition. 08/02/2014 - 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 08/02/2014 - 10:30am

Science Saturday: Caribbean Climate & Atlantic Hurricanes

Science Talks We will explore how the background environment over the Caribbean influences the Atlantic hurricanes and how this affects the Southeastern United States. 08/02/2014 - 11:00am

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

Damsels and Dragons

Summer Camp Ready to meet and befriend dragons of all kinds - from dragonflies to bearded dragons?!! Get ready to touch and learn about the real animals behind many common fairy tales and myths. 08/04/2014 - 8:45am

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

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. 08/04/2014 - 12:15pm

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