Adventures Under the Sea: Winter Mini Camp

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The Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History presents its Winter Mini Camp program, Adventures Under the Sea, on December 26 through 30.

Love to collect seashells? Want to know more about what animals live in the ocean? Kids ages 4-12 can become a junior marine biologist as they embark on the Museum’s Adventures Under the Sea day camp! Each day is an eye-opening discovery of different animal mysteries. Explore ocean life and habitats through experiments, interactive lessons, crafts, games, and more. Go on an adventure at your local natural history museum!

Studying science and history helps children, ages 4-12, to learn and understand the world around them. The Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History offers children learning opportunities in a safe, fun, and educational setting. Through non-traditional teaching techniques, fascinating lessons and activities, and supplemented with real Museum specimens. Campers will explore the secrets behind several scientific disciplines!

Students may come for one day, for several days, or even all five. Animals to be explored include: squid & octopus; whales & dolphins; gastropods & bivalves; skates, rays, & sharks; and jellyfish & sea anemones.

The Museum facilities include classroom areas, the Discovery Room, and a 40-acre park, all used to enhance the learning experience. Our staff members are experienced teachers and, to ensure personalized instruction, classes are kept small, with a teacher to student ratio of 1:10. Of course, this means classes fill up quickly, so don’t wait to register! Register on line at: UndertheSea2016

Regular admission to the Museum and the Museum’s permanent galleries and traveling exhibit is $5 for adults; $4 for children, students, and seniors. Members and children 3 and under are free. The Museum, located in the Brazos Center on Briarcrest Drive, is open to the public Tuesday through Saturday from 10am to 5pm. For additional information about this and other Museum events and exhibits, call (979) 776-2195, follow us on Facebook, or visit our website at