- List of Exhibits
- Brazos Spring Mural
- Carter Creek Nature Trail
- Cotton Farming in the Brazos Valley
- Crystallography: Where Art & Science Collide
- Discovery Room
- Flying Reptiles of the Frithiof Fossil Collection
- Frithiof Fossil Collection
- Ice Age: Brazos Valley and Beyond
- Ice Age Mammals
- Monitor & Virginia: Ironclads at War
- Native American Stone Tools
- Ranching and Chuck Wagon Display
- Reconstructing the USS Westfield, A Civil War Gunboat
- Road to Discovery: the Parent Child Interface
- The Mary Terrell
- The Republic of Texas
- Past Exhibits
- Astronomy’s New Messengers
- Educator's Showcase
- Educator's Showcase 2011
- Educator Showcase
- El Camino Real de los Tejas
- Enduring Transformation: The Kazakh People in a Changing World
- Farm Life: A Century of Change for Farm Families and Their Neighbors
- From Earth to the Universe
- Getting to the Core: The JOIDES Resolution
- Grass Roots: African Origins of an American Art
- Lee and Grant
- Legacy - The Astin Family
- Lone Star Lizards
- Neches Journeys: Land River and People
- Rarámuri: Runners of the Sierra Madre
- Texas: Vanishing Habitats and Species
- Texas Writers and J. Frank Dobie: Texan Legend
- The Bison: American Icon
- The Brogdon Hotei
- The CADDO: Traditions and Heritage
- The Shogun Age in Japan
- Two Views of Indigenous Bolivia
- VANISHED: German-American Civilian Internment in Texas, 1941-48
- Wild Land: Thomas Cole and the Birth of the American Landscape Painting
- Wrapped in Pride: Ghanaian Kente and African American Identity
- Getting Involved
- Events and News
Unravelling the World of Harry Potter
Ever wonder about the science and mystery behind the world of Harry Potter? Could magic wands ever work? Is wolfbane a real plant? How does a thestral resemble an Equus? Children will discover the answers to these questions and more as they have fun unravelling the World of Harry Potter! It’s a great opportunity to experience science in a fun and engaging way.
Studying science and history helps children to know and understand the world around them. The Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History offers children this opportunity in a safe, fun, and educational setting. Through non-traditional teaching techniques, fascinating lessons and activities, supplemented with real Museum specimens, campers will explore the secrets behind Harry Potter's World!
2014 Camp Dates
Monday, December 22
Tuesday, December 23
Monday, December 29
Tuesday, December 30
Wednesday, December 31
This year, the Winter Mini Camp activities are focused on Unravelling Harry Potter's World.
Students may come for one day, for several days, or even all five! Each day includes...
- Fun-filled Lessons: Find out what makes the world of Harry Potter work! Explore the many intriguing scientific puzzles in his world.
- Crafts & Activities: Educational games, activities, and crafts will enhance your child’s learning experience.
WHERE: All Winter Mini Camp sessions take place at the Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History
WHO: The programs are designed for children ages 4-12.
WHEN: Camp will run from 9 am to 3 pm. Before and After Camp Care is available for an additional fee of $5.00 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.
MEALS: Lunch must be provided for all children. Please include snacks and a water bottle.
REGISTRATION: Pre-registration is required for your children 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. To register your child or children for this program, please submit one form per child.
Mail completed registration form(s) and payment to:
Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History
Attn: Winter Mini Camp
3232 Briarcrest Drive
Bryan, Texas 77802
OR this form can be faxed 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.
- All registrants must pay in advance.
- Registrations accepted on a first come, first served basis.
- NO TELEPHONE REGISTRATIONS.
Full Session Discount: If you enroll your child for all 5 sessions, you will receive $2 off each day.
Sibling Discount: $2 off each session for each additional child.
*Refunds are not available unless a replacement camper is located to fill the vacancy.