Winter Mini-Camp

Unravelling the World of Harry Potter

Winter Mini-Camp 2014Ever 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

Camp Activities

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.

Camp Details

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.

Brochure and Registration Form [PDF]

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.


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.

Refund Policy

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