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The King of Dinosaurs

Youth & Family Programs

Get outside and explore!
Youth program scholarships are available through a generous gift from Medical Mutual.
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We offer discounts for many of our youth programs when you sign up for two or more sessions. Select "View all sessions" in the categories below to sign up for a series, or choose individual programs at the bottom of this page.

Pizza and Pajamas | Ages 3 through 7 with Adult

Wear your pajamas and bring a flashlight for some after-hours fun Friday, February 5, 2016! Search for animals in our galleries, enjoy family games and puzzles in Smead Discovery Center and sit under the nighttime “sky” and watch a star show in Shafran Planetarium. A light dinner will be provided in Exploration: A Zack Bruell Restaurant. Register now

Super Science Saturdays | Grades 1 through 4

Go on an adventure in natural history, science, health and ecology one Saturday each month! Each session offers an age-appropriate, in-depth exploration of a theme. View all sessions

Nature Quest | Grades 3 through 5

Spark the interest of a budding naturalist by enrolling them in Nature Quest! These monthly Saturday sessions offer active exploration of a nature preserve or topic. View next session

Student Naturalists | Grades 6 through 8

Whether canoeing, removing invasive plant species or learning how to read a map, Student Naturalists go on a hands-on adventure one Saturday each month. View next session

Future Scientists | Grades 9 through 12

High schoolers have contributed to Collections & Research at the Museum for 50+ years. Future Scientists meet once a season to camp, explore, record, travel, serve and more. View next session