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Learning at Burpee: Classes & Camps At A Glance

Zoology Week Camps

School’s out..Burpee’s in!  From paleontology to zoology camps are full and half day options.  Join us for a week…or stay all summer.  Camps run June-August.

Recommended Ages 6 & Up 

Dates June-August

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Into the Wild!

Join us as we go into the wild to explore the natural world.  We will read stories, sing songs, spend time in the museum exhibits, and make our own models to take home!  Each session will include time with a live animal or a real specimen from the museum’s collections.

Recommended Ages 3-6  

Dates June-August

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Animal Hour

Discover the world of zoology (animal study) as a family!  Interactive programs for the whole family on animals after dark, amazing turtles, and more! 

Recommended Ages: All

June 21st -Slinky Snakes
June 24th-Animals After Dark 
July 12th – What Lives in the Ocean
July 19th –Lizards vs Salamanders
Aug. 2nd –Amazing Arthropods


Critter Club

With living creatures throughout the museum, Burpee is looking for you to join our animal care club.  Learn how to feed and care for the different animals in the museum. 

Recommended Ages: All

(Adult helper required for kids under 7)

Dino Days

Its fossil Friday all summer long in the PaleoLab, and you are invited!  Join us for one Friday or sign up for them all.  Examine our dino fossils, and spend time in our lab learning what the paleontologists at Burpee are diggin’ up!

Recommended Ages:  6-16