• Heard Summer Nature Camps: Camp Cougar - FULL

    Jun 22nd, 2018
    9:30am - 2:30pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Weeklong Heard Summer Nature Camps will feature opportunities to delve into the wonders of nature on our 289-acre sanctuary, encounter animal ambassadors, investigate nature-themed topics, and more! Pre-registration is required. Click here to learn more and register

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  • Nature Story Time

    Jun 22nd, 2018
    10:30am - 11:00am
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
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  • Special Summer Monday Hours

    Jun 25th, 2018
    9:00am - 3:00pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    The Heard will be open for general admission from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on June 11, 18, 15 and July 9, 16, 23, 30. Guests may not be admitted after 2 p.m. on these dates.

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  • Heard Summer Nature Camps: Camp Cougar

    Jun 25th, 2018
    9:30am - 2:30pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Weeklong Heard Summer Nature Camps will feature opportunities to delve into the wonders of nature on our 289-acre sanctuary, encounter animal ambassadors, investigate nature-themed topics, and more! Pre-registration is required. Click here to learn more and register.

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  • Heard Summer Nature Camps: Camp Cougar

    Jun 26th, 2018
    9:30am - 2:30pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Weeklong Heard Summer Nature Camps will feature opportunities to delve into the wonders of nature on our 289-acre sanctuary, encounter animal ambassadors, investigate nature-themed topics, and more! Pre-registration is required. Click here to learn more and register.

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  • Heard Summer Nature Camps: Camp Cougar

    Jun 27th, 2018
    9:30am - 2:30pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Weeklong Heard Summer Nature Camps will feature opportunities to delve into the wonders of nature on our 289-acre sanctuary, encounter animal ambassadors, investigate nature-themed topics, and more! Pre-registration is required. Click here to learn more and register.

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  • Heard Summer Nature Camps: Camp Cougar

    Jun 28th, 2018
    9:30am - 2:30pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Weeklong Heard Summer Nature Camps will feature opportunities to delve into the wonders of nature on our 289-acre sanctuary, encounter animal ambassadors, investigate nature-themed topics, and more! Pre-registration is required. Click here to learn more and register.

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  • Heard Summer Nature Camps: Camp Cougar

    Jun 29th, 2018
    9:30am - 2:30pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Weeklong Heard Summer Nature Camps will feature opportunities to delve into the wonders of nature on our 289-acre sanctuary, encounter animal ambassadors, investigate nature-themed topics, and more! Pre-registration is required. Click here to learn more and register.

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  • Nature Story Time

    Jun 29th, 2018
    10:30am - 11:00am
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
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  • Kids' Mini Camps

    Jul 3rd, 2018
    9:30am - Noon
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
    Summer Mini Camps offer opportunities to fit in extra fun and learning in nature! Choose from three different mini camps: each one covers a different topic and includes indoor activities and time outside exploring our 289-acre nature preserve. Click here to learn more and register.
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  • Kids' Mini Camps

    Jul 5th, 2018
    9:30am - Noon
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
    Summer Mini Camps offer opportunities to fit in extra fun and learning in nature! Choose from three different mini camps: each one covers a different topic and includes indoor activities and time outside exploring our 289-acre nature preserve. Click here to learn more and register.
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  • Kids' Mini Camps

    Jul 6th, 2018
    9:30am - Noon
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
    Summer Mini Camps offer opportunities to fit in extra fun and learning in nature! Choose from three different mini camps: each one covers a different topic and includes indoor activities and time outside exploring our 289-acre nature preserve. Click here to learn more and register.
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  • Nature Story Time

    Jul 6th, 2018
    10:30am - 11:00am
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
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  • Butterfly Talk: Creating Your Butterfly Nursery

    Jul 7th, 2018
    10:00am - 11:00am
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    McKinney Monarch InitiativePreparing for a butterfly “baby” (caterpillar) is much easier than preparing for a human baby. At this talk, you’ll learn how to prepare your “nursery” (garden) for the next generation of beautiful butterflies. No experience? No problem. We’ll walk you through the basics, including what butterflies will lay eggs on, what the caterpillars need to eat and how to support their parents.

    This program is included in general admission and free for Heard Museum Members. Designed primarily for adults. Interested youth may attend with an adult. May not be suitable for children younger than 10 years.

    Click here to learn more about the Heard's Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden.

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  • Special Summer Monday Hours

    Jul 9th, 2018
    9:00am - 3:00pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    The Heard will be open for general admission from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on June 11, 18, 15 and July 9, 16, 23, 30. Guests may not be admitted after 2 p.m. on these dates.

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  • Heard Summer Nature Camps: Camp Egret

    Jul 9th, 2018
    9:30am - 2:30pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
    Weeklong Heard Summer Nature Camps will feature opportunities to delve into the wonders of nature on our 289-acre sanctuary, encounter animal ambassadors, investigate nature-themed topics, and more! Pre-registration is required. Click here to learn more and register.
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  • Heard Summer Nature Camps: Camp Egret

    Jul 10th, 2018
    9:30am - 2:30pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
    Weeklong Heard Summer Nature Camps will feature opportunities to delve into the wonders of nature on our 289-acre sanctuary, encounter animal ambassadors, investigate nature-themed topics, and more! Pre-registration is required. Click here to learn more and register.
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  • Heard Summer Nature Camps: Camp Egret

    Jul 11th, 2018
    9:30am - 2:30pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
    Weeklong Heard Summer Nature Camps will feature opportunities to delve into the wonders of nature on our 289-acre sanctuary, encounter animal ambassadors, investigate nature-themed topics, and more! Pre-registration is required. Click here to learn more and register.
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  • Heard Summer Nature Camps: Camp Egret

    Jul 12th, 2018
    9:30am - 2:30pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
    Weeklong Heard Summer Nature Camps will feature opportunities to delve into the wonders of nature on our 289-acre sanctuary, encounter animal ambassadors, investigate nature-themed topics, and more! Pre-registration is required. Click here to learn more and register.
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  • Heard Summer Nature Camps: Camp Egret

    Jul 13th, 2018
    9:30am - 2:30pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
    Weeklong Heard Summer Nature Camps will feature opportunities to delve into the wonders of nature on our 289-acre sanctuary, encounter animal ambassadors, investigate nature-themed topics, and more! Pre-registration is required. Click here to learn more and register.
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  • Nature Story Time

    Jul 13th, 2018
    10:30am - 11:00am
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
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  • Special Summer Monday Hours

    Jul 16th, 2018
    9:00am - 3:00pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    The Heard will be open for general admission from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on June 11, 18, 15 and July 9, 16, 23, 30. Guests may not be admitted after 2 p.m. on these dates.

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  • Heard Summer Nature Camps: Camp Egret

    Jul 16th, 2018
    9:30am - 2:30pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
    Weeklong Heard Summer Nature Camps will feature opportunities to delve into the wonders of nature on our 289-acre sanctuary, encounter animal ambassadors, investigate nature-themed topics, and more! Pre-registration is required. Click here to learn more and register.
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  • Nature Art Camp

    Jul 16th, 2018
    9:30am - 12:30pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
    Youth artists will follow in the footsteps of great artists such as Audubon and Monet with unique opportunities to create their own art inspired by nature and live animals. Each day, a different type of medium will be explored. All art supplies are included. Pre-registration is required. Click here to learn more and register.
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  • Heard Summer Nature Camps: Camp Egret

    Jul 17th, 2018
    9:30am - 2:30pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
    Weeklong Heard Summer Nature Camps will feature opportunities to delve into the wonders of nature on our 289-acre sanctuary, encounter animal ambassadors, investigate nature-themed topics, and more! Pre-registration is required. Click here to learn more and register.
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  • Nature Art Camp

    Jul 17th, 2018
    9:30am - 12:30pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
    Youth artists will follow in the footsteps of great artists such as Audubon and Monet with unique opportunities to create their own art inspired by nature and live animals. Each day, a different type of medium will be explored. All art supplies are included. Pre-registration is required. Click here to learn more and register.
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  • Heard Summer Nature Camps: Camp Egret

    Jul 18th, 2018
    9:30am - 2:30pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
    Weeklong Heard Summer Nature Camps will feature opportunities to delve into the wonders of nature on our 289-acre sanctuary, encounter animal ambassadors, investigate nature-themed topics, and more! Pre-registration is required. Click here to learn more and register.
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  • Nature Art Camp

    Jul 18th, 2018
    9:30am - 12:30pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
    Youth artists will follow in the footsteps of great artists such as Audubon and Monet with unique opportunities to create their own art inspired by nature and live animals. Each day, a different type of medium will be explored. All art supplies are included. Pre-registration is required. Click here to learn more and register.
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  • Heard Summer Nature Camps: Camp Egret

    Jul 19th, 2018
    9:30am - 2:30pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
    Weeklong Heard Summer Nature Camps will feature opportunities to delve into the wonders of nature on our 289-acre sanctuary, encounter animal ambassadors, investigate nature-themed topics, and more! Pre-registration is required. Click here to learn more and register.
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  • Nature Art Camp

    Jul 19th, 2018
    9:30am - 12:30pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
    Youth artists will follow in the footsteps of great artists such as Audubon and Monet with unique opportunities to create their own art inspired by nature and live animals. Each day, a different type of medium will be explored. All art supplies are included. Pre-registration is required. Click here to learn more and register.
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  • Heard Summer Nature Camps: Camp Egret

    Jul 20th, 2018
    9:30am - 2:30pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
    Weeklong Heard Summer Nature Camps will feature opportunities to delve into the wonders of nature on our 289-acre sanctuary, encounter animal ambassadors, investigate nature-themed topics, and more! Pre-registration is required. Click here to learn more and register.
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  • Nature Art Camp

    Jul 20th, 2018
    9:30am - 12:30pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
    Youth artists will follow in the footsteps of great artists such as Audubon and Monet with unique opportunities to create their own art inspired by nature and live animals. Each day, a different type of medium will be explored. All art supplies are included. Pre-registration is required. Click here to learn more and register.
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  • Nature Story Time

    Jul 20th, 2018
    10:30am - 11:00am
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
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  • Third Saturday Nature Talks

    Jul 21st, 2018
    9:30am - 11:00am
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
    Third Saturday Nature Talks are offered monthly. These programs are open to the public and are free with paid general admission or Heard Museum Membership. Many of these programs will have an outside component. Please dress appropriately. Click here to learn more about Third Saturday Nature Talks.
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  • Shark Week Celebration

    Jul 22nd, 2018
    1:30pm - 4:30pm
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Join us on July 22 as we celebrate the beginning of Shark Week from 1:30-4:30 p.m.!

    At 1:30 p.m. or 3:30 p.m., Mick Tune of Dallas Paleontological Society will offer talks (geared toward both kids and adults) about sharks, their fossils and how you can learn how to find your own. He’ll also talk about other residents of prehistoric oceans. Two 9-foot sharks from StageWorthy Arts will oversee the space.

    More activities and information coming soon!

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