Junior Scientist

Plan to get wet, dirty and completely immersed in the world of field research. This camp offers a true field experience as you spend each day using the tools Museum researchers use to investigate the natural world of Prairie Ridge Ecostation. We will work with researchers to investigate a new topic daily such as geology,… 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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