- List of Exhibits
- Brazos Spring Mural
- Carter Creek Nature Trail
- Cotton Farming in the Brazos Valley
- Discovery Room
- Flying Reptiles of the Frithiof Fossil Collection
- Frithiof Fossil Collection
- Ice Age: Brazos Valley and Beyond
- Ice Age Mammals
- Monitor & Virginia: Ironclads at War
- Native American Stone Tools
- Ranching and Chuck Wagon Display
- Reconstructing the USS Westfield, A Civil War Gunboat
- Road to Discovery: the Parent Child Interface
- The Mary Terrell
- The Republic of Texas
- Past Exhibits
- Astronomy’s New Messengers
- 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
- Lee and Grant
- Legacy - The Astin Family
- Lone Star Lizards
- Neches Journeys: Land River and People
- Rarámuri: Runners of the Sierra Madre
- 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
Ever wonder if bears and wolves still live in Texas? Or what a wild black-footed ferret eats? And what is a Texas ocelot and where do they roam? Your child will discover the answers to these questions and more as they have fun exploring the diversity of Texas wildlife & habitats. It’s a great opportunity to learn about our state’s spectacular natural heritage!
Through fun-filled lessons and activities, supplemented with Museum specimens, your child will learn about the ecological importance of preserving wildlife habitat and about a different amazing Texas species each day.
2013 Camp Dates
Friday, December 27
Monday, December 30
Tuesday, December 31
Thursday, January 2
Friday, January 3
This year, the Winter Mini Camp activities are focused on Powerful Predators.
Choose one day, or more! Each day includes...
- Fun-filled Lessons: Study the natural history of each animal and learn about the roles they play. Explore the challenges they face to survive in their changing habitats.
- Crafts & Activities: Educational games, activities, and crafts will enhance your child’s learning experience.
WHERE: All Winter Mini Camp sessions take place at the Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History
WHO: The programs are designed for children ages 4-12.
WHEN: Camp will run from 9 am to 3 pm. Before and After Camp Care is available for an additional fee of $5.00 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.
MEALS: Lunch must be provided for all children. Please include snacks and a water bottle.
REGISTRATION: Pre-registration is required for your children 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. To register your child or children for this program, please submit one form per child.
Mail completed registration form(s) and payment to:
Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History
Attn: Winter Mini Camp
3232 Briarcrest Drive
Bryan, Texas 77802
OR this form can be faxed 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.
- All registrants must pay in advance.
- Registrations accepted on a first come, first served basis.
- NO TELEPHONE REGISTRATIONS.
Full Session Discount: If you enroll your child for all 6 sessions, you will receive $2 off each day.
Sibling Discount: $2 off each session for each additional child.
*Refunds are not available unless a replacement camper is located to fill the vacancy.