Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History Hosts Summer Camp for Kids

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The Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History will be hosting Summer Nature Camp for kids. Camp runs from June 6 – August 19, Monday– Friday, 9am-3pm. Open Registration begins May 5 and is on a first-come, first-served basis. A 50% deposit will save and confirm your place in the camp session. Parents can register their children (ages 4-12) for one week or for the whole summer.

The Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History is the only natural history museum in 100-mile radius. This outstanding summer nature camp program spans more than 50 years. Utilizing non-traditional teaching techniques, museum artifacts and art, as well as fun-filled interactive activities, experienced teachers create customized plans for each day, corresponding to weekly themes. This year’s themes include: Microscopic Mayhem; Wild, Wild West; Buggin’ Out; If Rocks Could Talk; Young Naturalist; All About Anatomy; Fabulous Flyers; Dinosaur Detectives; Budding Gardeners; Forces of Nature.

Online registration is available; check the Museum’s Facebook page for more information. Members are eligible for discounted and early registration Spots fill up quickly and registration is on a first-come, first-served basis.

Studying science and history helps children know and understand the world around them. The Museum offers children this opportunity in a safe, fun, and interdisciplinary educational setting. Facilities include classroom areas, a Discovery Room, Museum galleries, and a 40-acre park, all used to enhance children’s learning experience. To ensure personalized instruction, classes are grouped by age and kept small, with a teacher to student ratio of 1:10.

Weekly themes allow campers to explore the world in a variety of ways.  Campers can choose great adventures from insects, rocks, anatomy, dinosaurs, plants, and more.

 

                                                            DATE                                      TOPIC

Week 1                      June 6-June 10                     Microscopic Mayhem

                        Week 2                      June 13-June 17                   The Wild, Wild West

                        Week 3                      June 20June 24                   Buggin’ Out

                        Week 4                      June 27-July 1                       If Rocks Could Talk

                        Week 5                      July 4-July 8                          Young Naturalist

Week 6                      July 11-July 15                      All About Anatomy

———–                       July 18-July 22                      NO CAMP THIS WEEK

                        WEEK 7                       July 25-July 29                      Fabulous Flyers

                        WEEK 8                       Aug. 1-Aug. 5                        Dinosaur Detectives

                        WEEK 9                       Aug. 8-Aug. 12                      Budding Gardeners

                        WEEK 10                     Aug. 15-Aug. 19                    Forces of Nature

The Museum also hosts a  Summer Extension Day Camp, from August 15—19, allowing campers to register for a single day. Each day this week focuses on a different topic: Hurricanes and Tornadoes; Earthquakes and Volcanoes; Droughts and Floods; Wildfires and Severe Storms.

For prices and more information, call (979) 776-2195 or visit www.brazosvalleymuseum.org.