Spring Mini-Camp

Spring 2017: Lone Star Legends

Spring Mini CampThe 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!  

Or complete and mail the following forms:

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!   

 

Schedule

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! 

Meals

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.

Registration

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.

Camp Prices

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.

Additional Discounts

Full Session Discount: $10 discount offered for registration of all 5 sessions

Sibling Discount: $2 per session discount offered for each additional child

Refund Policy

Refunds are not available unless a replacement camper is located to fill the vacancy.