- List of Exhibits
- Brazos Spring Mural
- Carter Creek Nature Trail
- Coney Island: Visions of an American Dreamland
- Cotton Farming in the Brazos Valley
- Discovery Room
- Flying Reptiles of the Frithiof Fossil Collection
- Frithiof Fossil Collection
- Ice Age Mammals
- Native American Stone Tools
- Ranching and Chuck Wagon Display
- Shells: The Elegant Armor of Mollusks
- The Mary Terrell
- The Republic of Texas
- Past Exhibits
- Astronomy’s New Messengers
- Bandits & Heroes, Poets & Saints: Popular Art of the Northeast of Brazil
- Capturing Time: The Story of Early Photography
- Crystallography: Where Art & Science Collide
- Educator's Showcase
- Educator's Showcase 2011
- Educator Showcase
- El Camino Real de los Tejas
- Enduring Transformation: The Kazakh People in a Changing World
- Farm Life: A Century of Change for Farm Families and Their Neighbors
- From Earth to the Universe
- Getting to the Core: The JOIDES Resolution
- Grass Roots: African Origins of an American Art
- Ice Age: Brazos Valley and Beyond
- Inuit: the art of survival
- Lee and Grant
- Legacy - The Astin Family
- Lizards: Nature's Living Art
- Lone Star Lizards
- Monitor & Virginia: Ironclads at War
- Neches Journeys: Land River and People
- Rarámuri: Runners of the Sierra Madre
- Reconstructing the USS Westfield, A Civil War Gunboat
- Road to Discovery: the Parent Child Interface
- TARZAN: Myth & Mystery
- Texas: Vanishing Habitats and Species
- Texas Writers and J. Frank Dobie: Texan Legend
- The Bison: American Icon
- The Brogdon Hotei
- The CADDO: Traditions and Heritage
- The Shogun Age in Japan
- Two Views of Indigenous Bolivia
- VANISHED: German-American Civilian Internment in Texas, 1941-48
- Wild Land: Thomas Cole and the Birth of the American Landscape Painting
- Wrapped in Pride: Ghanaian Kente and African American Identity
- Getting Involved
- Events and News
Spring 2017: Lone Star Legends
The Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History is pleased to announce its Spring Mini Camp program, Lone Star Legends from March 13-17. What animal is the official mascot of Texas? Which Lone Star critter is known as the American jackal? Your child can become a Junior Wildlife Biologist from March 13-17 at the Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History!
Each day at our Spring Mini Camp 2017 offers a different adventure through the vast, unique landscape of Texas. Kids will explore the state’s diverse regions and meet the native wildlife through interactive lessons, crafts, games, and more. Let them have fun learning about the animals of the Lone Star State at your local natural history museum!
Reserve your child’s spot today!
- Register on line at: http://bit.ly/lonestar2017
Or complete and mail the following forms:
- 2017 Spring Mini-Camp Flyer and Registration Form [PDF]
- Policy Form [PDF] (Forma Política [PDF])
- Liability Waiver [PDF] (Responsabilidad Exención [PDF])
Your child will become an expert on the wildlife of the great state of Texas during this spring’s Lone Star Legends camp! Each day, they will explore the habitat of a different native animal. From coyotes to mockingbirds, they will enjoy learning about some of the state’s most interesting critters, as well as the fascinating world of mollusks at the Museum’s exhibition, SHELLS: The Elegant Armor of Mollusks.
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 learning opportunities in a safe, fun, and educational setting. Through non-traditional teaching techniques, fascinating lessons and activities, and supplementing of real Museum specimens, campers will explore the secrets behind several scientific disciplines!
Camp will run from 9am to 3pm at the Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History.
Before and after camp is available for an additional fee.
Monday, March 13
Tuesday, March 14
Wednesday, March 15
Thursday, March 16
Friday, March 17
Each day includes...
- Fun-filled Lessons
What Lone Star animal is known as the American jackal? Who has scent glands below their eyes? What animal is the official mascot of the state? What Texas bird belongs to the cuckoo family? Answer these questions and many more!
- Crafts & Activities
Educational games, activities, and crafts enhance your child's learning experience.
Don’t miss this one-of-a-kind experience!
Lunch must be provided for all children.
Please include 2 snacks and a water bottle.
Before Camp/After Camp Care
Before and After Camp Care is available for an additional fee of $5 per hour. All campers must arrange Before and After Camp Care prior to the day needed.
Late fees may be assessed for late pick-up.
Pre-registration is required for your child to attend, and one-half of the total registration fee is needed to hold your child’s space. Museum programs fill quickly, so please register early.
Please note our registration policies:
- All registrants must pay in advance.
- Registrations are accepted on a first come, first served basis.
- Telephone registrations cannot be accepted.
To register your child or children for this program, please submit one form per child using one of the following methods:
Register by Mail
Mail completed registration form(s) and payment to:
Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History
Attn: Spring Mini Camp
3232 Briarcrest Drive
Bryan, Texas 77802
Register by Fax
Fax this form to the Museum at (979) 774-0252. A check must be received at the above address within five (5) working days either by mail or in person or your child’s reservation will be cancelled.
Members: $45 per camp day (plus a one-time $2 fee per child)
Non-Members: $50 per camp day (plus a one-time $2 fee per child)
All registrants must pay in advance. Registrations accepted on a first come, first served basis.
Full Session Discount: $10 discount offered for registration of all 5 sessions
Sibling Discount: $2 per session discount offered for each additional child
Refunds are not available unless a replacement camper is located to fill the vacancy.