Programs & Events

Programs & Events

Titlesort descending Program Type Description Date

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

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

FrogWatch Training Workshop

Citizen Science, Workshop or Trip Learn about North Carolina's frogs and toads as you become a trained FrogWatch USA volunteer. 04/26/2014 - 4:00pm

Gardening for Wildlife

Workshop or Trip Learn about native plants and how to transform your yard into a haven for wildlife 04/15/2014 - 9:00am

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. 04/24/2014 - 7:00pm

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

Getting Started in Astronomy

Workshop or Trip Targeted to adults of any age with a interest in learning more about astronomy, we will cover the basic areas of getting started in this field. 05/29/2014 - 7:00pm

Getting Your Kids Started in Astronomy

Workshop or Trip Learn the basic areas of introducing your kids to Astronomy. This class is targeted to parents, grandparents, etc. of children from 5 years old to teenagers. 06/26/2014 - 7:00pm

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

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

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

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

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

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

Holly Shelter Lifelong Hike

Workshop or Trip Experience the dense pocosins (evergreen shrub bogs) and longleaf pine savannas in this 64,000 acre natural area. Holly Shelter is rich in wildlife and plant diversity including carnivorous plants. 05/14/2014 - 7:00am

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

Junior Naturalist

Summer Camp Exploring 38 acres of grassy prairie, lowland forest, ponds and a stream is the perfect pastime for budding young naturalists in this full-day program based at Prairie Ridge Ecostation. 06/16/2014 - 8:30am

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

Life in an Urban Stream

Citizen Science, Family Program Learn about aquatic insects and what they tell you about water quality in this hands-on program! 04/19/2014 - 1:00pm

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. 06/16/2014 - 12:15pm

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