Looking for something fun for your kids to do during the winter break? Each mini-camp explores a different topic and include indoor and outdoor activities. Some even have a take-home project!

Tuition: non-members $22/per mini-camp; members $18/per mini-camp.

Please wear clothing appropriate for spending time outside walking on uneven terrain. Pre-registration is required and spots are limited.

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Programs for Kids in K-6th Grades

  • Finding T. Rex Register

    • Thursday, December 27, 9:30 a.m.-noon
    • Heat up your winter with some dino fun and “bone up” on prehistoric creatures that lived during the time of the dinosaurs. Meet T. rex and the other animatronic dinosaurs on the Dinosaurs Live! exhibit trail and even get to take home a "fossil" of your own!
  • Fur & Footprints Register

    • Friday, December 28, 9:30 a.m.-noon
    • Have you ever wondered what animals live around us? Learn how to look for the signs they leave behind! We will take a walk and look for who’s been out on our sanctuary and the clues they’ve left behind. We will also get to meet and touch live animal ambassadors.

Programs for Kids in 3rd-12th Grades

  • Observation Nature Register

    • Thursday, January 3, 1:00 - 3:30pm 
    • Start the new year off with a dose of nature. Spend time exploring the sanctuary and learn different ways to record what you experience. You will be provided with  your own journal to use and take home. We will also have a visit from one of our animal ambassadors.