Eco-Advocates

Have you ever wondered what you can do to make the world a greener place? Join us for a week of fun nature-oriented adventures and service-learning projects. We will explore the benefits of mass-transit with a ride on the R-line to visit downtown locations to do trash assessments. Other adventures include detecting and removing invasive… Read More >

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Wildlife Illustrators

Explore nature and learn how to draw from real-life observations. Each day we will search Prairie Ridge’s ponds, streams and prairie for plants and wildlife to inspire your creativity. Local artist and educator, Courtney Cappa, will show you how to illustrate scientific drawings of plants and animals using contemporary watercolor techniques. You will even learn… Read More >

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Behind the Scenes at the Museum

Have you ever wanted to look beyond the Museum’s exhibits to see how a museum works? Meet researchers, educators, exhibit curators and collection managers and take a rare look behind the scenes. The week will be full of creativity, teamwork and new experiences. Design your own mini-exhibit to share with Museum visitors and your family… Read More >

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