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.
Week 1 June 6-June 10 Microscopic Mayhem
Week 2 June 13-June 17 The Wild, Wild West
Week 3 June 20–June 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.