- List of Exhibits
- Brazos Spring Mural
- Capturing Time: The Story of Early Photography
- Carter Creek Nature Trail
- Cotton Farming in the Brazos Valley
- Discovery Room
- Flying Reptiles of the Frithiof Fossil Collection
- Frithiof Fossil Collection
- Ice Age Mammals
- Native American Stone Tools
- Ranching and Chuck Wagon Display
- The Mary Terrell
- The Republic of Texas
- Past Exhibits
- Astronomy’s New Messengers
- Bandits & Heroes, Poets & Saints: Popular Art of the Northeast of Brazil
- Crystallography: Where Art & Science Collide
- 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
- Ice Age: Brazos Valley and Beyond
- Inuit: the art of survival
- Lee and Grant
- Legacy - The Astin Family
- Lizards: Nature's Living Art
- Lone Star Lizards
- Monitor & Virginia: Ironclads at War
- Neches Journeys: Land River and People
- Rarámuri: Runners of the Sierra Madre
- Reconstructing the USS Westfield, A Civil War Gunboat
- Road to Discovery: the Parent Child Interface
- 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
The Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History is pleased to announce its Winter Mini Camp program, Mad Scientists, on December 21-23, 28-30.
Mad about rocks, stars, fossils, weather, or the ocean? Ever wonder what it might be like to be a scientist? Kids ages 4-12 can become a Junior Scientist at BVMNH’s Mad Scientist Winter Mini Camp! Each day is an adventure in a different field of science. Explore a variety of scientific disciplines through experiments, interactive lessons, crafts games, and more. Go mad about science at your local natural history museum!
2015 Camp Dates
Monday, December 21 - Meteorologist
Tuesday, December 22 - Marine Biologist
Wednesday, December 23 - Paleontologist
Monday, December 28 - Astronomer
Tuesday, December 29 - Chemist
Wednesday, December 30 - Geologist
Studying science and history helps children, ages 4-12, to learn and understand the world around them. The Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History offers children learning opportunities in a safe, fun, and educational setting. Through non-traditional teaching techniques, fascinating lessons and activities, and supplemented with real Museum specimens. Campers will explore the secrets behind several scientific disciplines!
Students may come for one day, for several days, or even all six! Fields of science to be explored include: meteorology; marine biology; paleontology; astronomy; chemistry; and geology.
The Museum facilities include classroom areas, the Discovery Room, and a 40-acre park, all used to enhance the learning experience. Our staff members are experienced teachers and, to ensure personalized instruction, classes are kept small, with a teacher to student ratio of 1:10. Of course, this means classes fill up quickly, so don’t wait to register! Register on line at: bitly.com/madscientists2015.
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 2 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
OR visit bitly.com/madscientists2015 to register online. 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 6 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.