Winter Mini-Camp

Texas Wild

Winter Mini-Camp 2013Ever 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

Camp Activities

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.

Camp Details

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.

Brochure and Registration Form [PDF]

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.


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.

Refund Policy

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