Spring Mini-Camp

Spring 2014: Windows to the Past

If you want to understand today, you have to search yesterday. ~ Pearl S. Buck

Spring Mini Camp 2014When was it acceptable to eat meals with your hands? What is a "Hooverville"? When was the game Monopoly most popular? What was the average age of a solider in the Civil War? Do we still play pioneer games today?

Join us as we travel through five historical time periods that helped shape today’s America. Your child will have a hands-on history adventure through interactive lessons, crafts, and games. This week history comes to life!

Reserve your child’s spot today!
Registration Form [PDF]



Camp will run from 9am to 3pm at the Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History.

Before and after camp will be offered for an additional fee.

Monday, March 10 - Colonial America

Tuesday, March 11 - American Revolution

Wednesday, March 12 - Civil War Days

Thursday, March 13 - America 1890s-1920s

Friday, March 14 - America in the 1930s

Each day includes...

  • Fun-filled Lessons
    Your child will learn fun facts about different eras in American history each day.
  • Crafts & Activities
    Educational games, activities, and crafts enhance your child’s learning experience.

Don’t miss this one-of-a-kind experience! 


Lunch must be provided for all children.

Please include 2 snacks and a water bottle.

Before Camp/After Camp Care

Before and After Camp Care is available for an additional fee of $5 per hour. All campers must arrange Before and After Camp Care prior to the day needed.

Late fees may be assessed for late pick-up.


Pre-registration is required for your child to attend, and one-half of the total registration fee is needed to hold your child’s
space. Museum programs fill quickly, so please register early.

Please note our registration policies:

  • All registrants must pay in advance.
  • Registrations are accepted on a first come, first served basis.
  • Telephone registrations cannot be accepted.

To register your child or children for this program, please submit one form per child using one of the following methods:

Register by Mail

Mail completed registration form(s) and payment to:

Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History
Attn: Spring Mini Camp
3232 Briarcrest Drive
Bryan, Texas 77802

Register by Fax

Fax this form to the Museum at (979) 774-0252. A check must be received at the above address within five (5) working days either by mail or in person or your child’s reservation will be cancelled.

Camp Prices

Members: $45 per camp day (plus a one-time $2 fee per child)

Non-Members: $50 per camp day (plus a one-time $2 fee per child)

All registrants must pay in advance. Registrations accepted on a first come, first served basis.

Additional Discounts

Fill Session Discount: $10 discount offered for registration of all 5 sessions

Sibling Discount: $2 per session discount offered for each additional child

Refund Policy

Refunds are not available unless a replacement camper is located to fill the vacancy.