Mighty Minnows: Discovering Courageous Creatures and Colors of the Rio Grande|
Water in the desert - where does it come from? Understand our watershed by drawing and painting our river and its inhabitants. Learn why the Silvery Minnow is endangered and observe them at the Refugium! What color is a minnow? How do minnows help the river? Make a diorama of the river showing minnow life. Meet a Painter of Wild Fish. Your explorations will include visits to the river and to one of its tributaries, hands-on science activities, sketching with pencil, pen & ink and watercolor in your own nature journal, and hunts to find where water is depicted in art in the Museum's exhibits. Dynatheater show is included. Each session is limited to 13 participants and is taught by two adult instructors. Field trip transportation is included.
(Entering 4th, 5th, or 6th Grade in 20142015 School Year)
Aftercare will be available from 3:30-5:00pm for an additional fee of $50 per week. Enroll in person at NMMNH&S.
Scholarships are available for children who qualify and are awarded based on need. To apply go to http://nmnaturalhistory.org/duplicate-of-young-explorers-summer-camp.html and download the form containing the Scholarship application and instructions. For additional questions please do call 505 841-2861.
Camps may be available for purchase at the Museum when online sales have ended. Please call 505 841-2861 or email Programs.email@example.com to inquire into camp availability.
YOU NEED TO KNOW
All campers must be picked-up by 3:30 PM. Campers still at the Summer Science Program after 3:45 PM will automatically be enrolled in our aftercare program. Payment for aftercare must be made by cash or check at time of camper pick-up.
-Our camp instructors are teachers or scientists. They have all completed first aid and CPR. All instructors submit to a background check before teaching camp.
-Please note that Museum staff cannot take responsibility for dispensing prescription or over-the-counter medications.
-Campers are required to provide their own lunch, snack, and drink. Campers must wear appropriate clothing and shoes for active learning.
The New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science reserves the right to cancel any event that does not reach a minimum of 6 participants.
DO NOTE that online ticket sales stop 7 days before the event. To inquire regarding any opening into this camp do contact August Wainwright at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 505 841-2861.
There will be no additional fee when you complete your camp purchase.
New Mexico Museum of Natrual History & Science (View)
1801 Mountain Rd NW
Albuquerque, NM 87104
|Minimum Age: 7|
|Kid Friendly: Yes!|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: No|