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May 30, 2015 Add to Favorites

Scout Program for Boy Scouts: Bird Study

This workshop will cover identifying characteristics of birds, bird calls, and equipment. We will take a walk along the river to see how many birds we can spot and identify, and make a bird feeder to take home. There will be some homework required, to be completed ahead, to earn this badge. Bring ...
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May

30

June 10, 2015 Add to Favorites

Animal Adventures

A wonderful opportunity for kids to learn about Burpee's Live Collection. Kids will meet the animals, spend time helping feed and care for them. Then, they will have a chance to explore specimens from the Museum's biology collection and use hands-on activities to learn about animals in the Permanent...
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Jun

10

June 18, 2015 Add to Favorites

Mornings at the Museum

Today's Topic: Dinosaurs
This camp is for the younger set with an interest in nature. Mornings will be spent exploring exhibits, hands-on activities, stories, games, and take home projects. Participants must bring a sack lunch and a snack each day. Ages 4-6...
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Jun

18

June 22 - 26, 2015 Add to Favorites

Explorer Dino Camp

Come to this camp one day, two days, or everyday-it is your choice! Explore all things "natural history" inside and outside Burpee Museum! This week-long camp covers a different topic each day, and brings them all together on Friday! Participants must bring a sack lunch and a snack each day. Ages...
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Jun

22

July 2, 2015 Add to Favorites

Mornings at the Museum

Today's Topic: Trees
This camp is for the younger set with an interest in nature. Mornings will be spent exploring exhibits, hands-on activities, stories, games, and take home projects. Participants must bring a sack lunch and a snack each day. Ages 4-6...
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Jul

2

July 6 - 10, 2015 Add to Favorites

Explorer Dino Camp

Come to this camp one day, two days, or everyday-it is your choice! Explore all things "natural history" inside and outside Burpee Museum! This week-long camp covers a different topic each day, and brings them all together on Friday! Participants must bring a sack lunch and a snack each day. Ages 10...
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Jul

6

July 13 - 17, 2015 Add to Favorites

Explorer Museum Camp

Come to this camp one day, two days, or everyday-it is your choice! Learn a bit of everything at this camp! From fossils and dinosaurs to animals and the river! Participants must bring a sack lunch and a snack each day. Ages 6-9...
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Jul

13

July 13 - 17, 2015 Add to Favorites

Explorer Museum Camp

Come to this camp one day, two days, or everyday-it is your choice! Learn a bit of everything at this camp! From fossils and dinosaurs to animals and the river! Participants must bring a sack lunch and a snack each day. Ages 10-14...
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Jul

13

July 16, 2015 Add to Favorites

Mornings at the Museum

Today's Topic: Birds
This camp is for the younger set with an interest in nature. Mornings will be spent exploring exhibits, hands-on activities, stories, games, and take home projects. Participants must bring a sack lunch and a snack each day. Ages 4-6...
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Jul

16

July 20 - 24, 2015 Add to Favorites

Explorer Savage Ancient Seas Camp

Come to this camp one day, two days, or everyday-it is your choice! This camp focuses on and includes time in the special traveling exhibit, "Savage Ancient Seas: Dinosaurs of the Deep!" Participants must bring a sack lunch and a snack each day. Ages 10-14...
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Jul

20

July 23, 2015 Add to Favorites

Mornings at the Museum

Today's Topic: Insects
This camp is for the younger set with an interest in nature. Mornings will be spent exploring exhibits, hands-on activities, stories, games, and take home projects. Participants must bring a sack lunch and a snack each day. Ages 4-6...
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Jul

23

July 28, 2015 Add to Favorites

Discover Fabulous Fossils Camp

Fossils Fossils, fossils, fossils! Check out the fabulous fossils in Burpee's new exhibit, "Snapshots in time". Learn about why these fossils are so special, and discover more of the different fossils at Burpee. This workshop includes hands-on activities with real fossils, and a take home project! ...
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Jul

28

July 30, 2015 Add to Favorites

Discover Fabulous Fossils Camp

Fossils Fossils, fossils, fossils! Check out the fabulous fossils in Burpee's new exhibit, "Snapshots in time". Learn about why these fossils are so special, and discover more of the different fossils at Burpee. This workshop includes hands-on activities with real fossils, and a take home project! A...
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Jul

30

July 30, 2015 Add to Favorites

Mornings at the Museum

Today's Topic: Water
This camp is for the younger set with an interest in nature. Mornings will be spent exploring exhibits, hands-on activities, stories, games, and take home projects. Participants must bring a sack lunch and a snack each day. Ages 4-6...
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Jul

30

July 31, 2015 Add to Favorites

Discover Fabulous Fossils Camp

Fossils Fossils, fossils, fossils! Check out the fabulous fossils in Burpee's new exhibit, "Snapshots in time". Learn about why these fossils are so special, and discover more of the different fossils at Burpee. This workshop includes hands-on activities with real fossils, and a take home project! A...
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Jul

31

August 1, 2015 Add to Favorites

Scout Program for Boy Scouts: Insect Study

Explore the world of insects. Come dressed to be outside as we learn about insects and search the Museum grounds to see what lives there. Some homework is required, worksheets will be provided upon registration. Bring a sack lunch and a blue card. Badges not provided.
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Aug

1

August 3 - 7, 2015 Add to Favorites

Explorer Savage Ancient Seas Camp

Come to this camp one day, two days, or everyday-it is your choice! This camp focuses on and includes time in the special traveling exhibit, "Savage Ancient Seas: Dinosaurs of the Deep!" Participants must bring a sack lunch and a snack each day. Ages 6-9...
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Aug

3

August 13, 2015 Add to Favorites

Mornings at the Museum

Today's Topic: Animals
This camp is for the younger set with an interest in nature. Mornings will be spent exploring exhibits, hands-on activities, stories, games, and take home projects. Participants must bring a sack lunch and a snack each day. Ages 4-6...
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Aug

13

August 15, 2015 Add to Favorites

The Local

Burpee's Summer Festival is back! The Local highlights the great things that Rockford has to offer. Come to Burpee Museum to enjoy live music, and take part in a foodie competition where local restaurants pair up with local breweries and wineries to create delicious samples for all to try!...
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Aug

15

September 25, 2015 Add to Favorites

Trivia (on the Terrace)

Come out to the Museum to show off your smarts! 95.3's Jeff Andrews will aim to stump you and your friends with a variety of fun questions covering topics from superheroes, natural history, pop culture, current events, movies, books, and more. Snacks and cash bar available!...
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Sep

25