Learn about the science of your favorite animal by making art! Be inspired by the art in exhibits, sketch from specimens both indoors and out, talk with staff scientists who are artists and fill up your "Museum Sketchbook." Experience art using bottle-caps & clay, collage & printmaking, sculpt, sketch, watercolor and more. Bring your own lunch. lunch-break is from 1:30p.m. 2:15pm. |
All days are open to children from kindergarten through 5th grade.
Wednesday, March 13, 2013 -- Insects and Spiders
Insects, spiders and crabs are "joint-footed" with outer exoskeletons! We will learn about arthropod body parts with mirrors that show matching sides called symmetry. Outdoors we will search for where the bugs are and find creative ways to express their shapes and lifestyles through art! Kids can choose from different art media and science stations throughout the day. And more!
If you wish to purchase all 5 days: 03/11/2013, 03/12/2013, 03/13/2013, 03/14/2013 & 03/15/2013. Look for a separate Brown Paper Ticket listing.
BEFORE CARE AND AFTER CARE
You may register for before care and aftercare on Brown Paper Tickets at same time of registration for your class. Or you may take advantage of our before care and aftercare on the day of your class. Member will receive 10% discount for before care or aftercare if preregistering for all 6 classes on Brown Paper Tickets. Before care is available from 8 AM-9 AM for an additional fee of $10. Aftercare is available from 4 PM-6PM for an additional fee of $20.
Before and aftercare can be paid by check or cash at the time of drop-off or pick-up. No discount available for member.
YOU NEED TO KNOW
All campers must be picked-up by 4:00 PM. Campers still at the Winter Science Program after 4:10 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.
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: 5|
|Kid Friendly: Yes!|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|