Programs & Events

Programs & Events

Title Program Type Description Date

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

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

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 Stories

Family Program Hear a story and do a nature-themed activity at Prairie Ridge! 07/24/2014 - 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 07/26/2014 - 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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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