Programs & Events

Programs & Events

Title Program Type Description Date

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. 07/06/2015 - 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. 07/06/2015 - 1:00pm

Dirt Made My Lunch

Summer Camp Dirt helped to make my lunch and so will we by investigating what is in our soil and explore the Museum’s newest traveling exhibit “Scoop on Soil.” 07/06/2015 - 1:30pm

Nature Stories

Family Program Hear a story and do a nature-themed activity at Prairie Ridge! 07/09/2015 - 10:30am

Citizen Science Saturdays at Prairie Ridge

Citizen Science, Family Program Learn how YOU can contribute to science during our weekly citizen science walks 07/11/2015 - 10:30am

Aquatic WET

Summer Camp Based at Yates Mill County Park, we will learn aquatic science in the field through hands-on activities, experiments, and observations! 07/13/2015 - 8:30am

Animal Explorers

Summer Camp Animals leave so many different clues behind. You never know what an animal explorer will find. 07/13/2015 - 8:45am

Junior Geologist

Summer Camp Adventurers wanted! Discover the dynamic world of North Carolina geology by creating a geologic time scale, investigating plate tectonics and seeing the Museum’s fossil collection. 07/13/2015 - 8:45am

Walk Through the Seasons

Family Program Explore nature at Prairie Ridge with a Museum naturalist 07/14/2015 - 9:00am

Nature Stories

Family Program Hear a story and do a nature-themed activity at Prairie Ridge! 07/16/2015 - 10:30am

Citizen Science Saturdays at Prairie Ridge

Citizen Science, Family Program Learn how YOU can contribute to science during our weekly citizen science walks 07/18/2015 - 10:30am

Moths at Night

Citizen Science, Family Program Celebrate National Moth Week with the Museum at Prairie Ridge! 07/18/2015 - 8:00pm

Nature Art and Illustration

Summer Camp Let nature guide your inner artist. We will go canoeing, hiking, search for turtles and other wildlife to inspire your creativity at Historic Yates Mill County Park. Bob Palmatier, a local artist, will teach campers how to illustrate nature with pencil, watercolor, pen and ink, and gouache painting technique in the afternoon. 07/20/2015 - 8:30am

Rocks Rock

Summer Camp Discover why North Carolina is called the “rock and mineral” state. Start a rock collection, excavate a fossil, and break open a geode. 07/20/2015 - 8:45am

Feathered Tales and Dino Scales

Summer Camp Birds have feathers, scales, tails, AND some dinosaurs did too! We will investigate how dinosaurs transformed into the birds we have today by studying our Museum’s fossils. 07/20/2015 - 8:45am

Lunchtime at the Museum for Rising K - 1 grade

Summer Camp Join us for lunch between your morning and afternoon 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 live nature show. 07/20/2015 - 12:15pm

Talons, Paws, and Claws

Summer Camp What is the difference between talons or claws? We find animals all around us. This camp will investigate who lives in our backyard and who lives afar. 07/20/2015 - 1:30pm

Nature Stories

Family Program Hear a story and do a nature-themed activity at Prairie Ridge! 07/23/2015 - 10:30am

Citizen Science Saturdays at Prairie Ridge

Citizen Science, Family Program Learn how YOU can contribute to science during our weekly citizen science walks 07/25/2015 - 10:30am

Green Builders

Summer Camp Discover your inner green builder as we take a look at alternative energy sources; such as wind, water, solar panels, and bio-fuels. We will spend our mornings learning about green technology and our afternoons designing and applying our green building skills in the LEGO® lab with Play-well TEKnologies. 07/27/2015 - 8:45am

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