Healthy Habitats

Explore the wilds of Prairie Ridge Ecostation. Take an in-depth look at what thrives in the Piedmont prairies, forests, streams and ponds. Discover how native plants and animals adapt to local conditions and how you can help. Along the way we will build your skills to champion healthy habitats in your neighborhoods by building bird… Read More >

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“Ology” Camp

Discover the worlds of “ologies”! This year explore zoology (animals), entomology (insects), ichthyology (fish) and “grossology” (disgusting things). Each day we will tackle a new “ology” with real specimens, models, live animals and behind-the-scenes tours. Did you attend “Ology” Camp last summer? No worries, we have new topics and adventures planned! Questions: Please visit the… 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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Things That Fly

Investigate what flutters, flaps, hovers and glides! Explore how flying predators hunt and how flying prey escape. Discover why honeybees swarm and how plants move through the air. Use scientific tools, games and live animals to explore the wonderful world of wings. Questions: Please visit the Summer Camp Frequently Asked Questions page for more information… Read More >

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