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Summer Nature Camp

Studying science and history helps children to know and understand the world around them. The Museum offers your child this opportunity in a safe, fun, and educational setting. Through non-traditional teaching techniques, campers are encouraged to explore science, animal behavior, history, and their local environment using interactive lessons and educational games and crafts. 

Our facilities include classroom areas, the Discovery Room, and a 40-acre park, all used to enhance your child’s learning experience. Staff members are experienced teachers and, to ensure personalized instruction, classes are kept small, with a teacher to student ratio of 1:5. Classes fill up quickly, so register soon! For more information, please call (979) 776-2195.  

A Note to Parents

The safety of our campers and staff is still our top priority.  As we shift back to our full day camps (9am-3pm) we will continue to take precautions where possible to ensure a safe and fun environment for our campers and our staff.

Summer Nature Camp 2022 updates:

  • Camp sessions are now full day camps (9:00 am-3:00 pm) with a before camp option starting at 7:50 am, as well as an after camp option until 5:15 pm. 

  • Prices will be $175/week for Members, and to $195/week for Non-Members

  • Masks for campers while indoors will be encouraged but not required 

  • Required masks for all staff while indoors 

  • Cleaning and disinfection efforts throughout the day 

  • Modifying drop-off and pick-up procedures (curbside pickup and drop off is encouraged) 

  • Maintaining a 5 to 1 ratio of staff to children to ensure safety 

  • We will encourage masks for our campers while indoors, but not required. We will do our best to spend plenty of time outdoors where masks will not be necessary. 

Further details will be sent to parents after their child’s registration is confirmed.  

With these procedures in places, we feel confident that we can host our Camp in a fun & educational way that will keep your children and our staff safe.  


If you have questions about your registration, and/or the changes to our Camp, please reach out to the Museum during business hours (Tuesday-Friday, 10am-5pm) at 979.776.2195  or email us at Someone from our Education Team will be happy to assist you. 


We appreciate your patience and understanding during these uncertain times. Thank you so much for your support of the Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History. 



Museum Education Team 

Camp Prices


$175 per week (plus a 5% Registration Fee)


$195 per week (plus a 5% Registration Fee)

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

Additional Discounts


Become a Member and receive camper discounts, priority registration, free Museum admission, and a $5 coupon to our Museum store.  


$10 off 2nd, 3rd, 4th child per week if you pre-register 2 or more siblings.

An additional $5 off per week when a child pre-registers for 3 or more camp sessions.

* Pre-registration must be complete before the first week of camp in order to receive discounts.

** Offer not valid if registration takes place after June 3rd.

Refund Policy

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

Important Forms

Become a Member and Register Early!


April 5th: Contributor, Benefactor, & President’s Circle Members ($250+)

April 12th: Sponsor Level Members ($150+)

April 19th: Family Level Members ($100+)

April 26th: Student, Senior Citizen, Individual, & Dual Level Members ($30+)

May 3rd: Open Registration

  • Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis. A 50% deposit will save and confirm your place in the camp session. We MUST have your total camp fee no later than noon on the Friday before the first day of your registered camp session. Parents can register their children (ages 4-12) for one week or for the whole summer. If we do not receive your total payment, your child may be removed from the list to accommodate another camper from the waiting list. Deposits are non-refundable.

Become a Member and receive camper discounts, priority registration, free Museum admission, and a $5 coupon to our Museum store.

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