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Events

  • Summer Camp: Fantastic Fossils (July 15-19)

    Monday, July 15, 2019

    9:00 AM-4:00 PM

    The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University 1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia, PA 19103

    • Everyone

    From dinosaurs and trees to sharks and shells, fossils are amazing! Discover how they form and why they offer a window into the past. Examine real fossils, visit the Academy’s own Fossil Prep Lab, create your own T. rex tooth cast and reconstruct your very own dinosaur. This week features a field trip to collect (and take home) real fossils!

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  • Summer Camp: Dino-lympics (July 22-26)

    Monday, July 22, 2019

    9:00 AM-4:00 PM

    The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University 1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia, PA 19103

    • Everyone

    How do you compare to the dinosaurs? Find out during this dino-tacular week. Create your own dinosaur feathers, inspect real fossils, design a dinosaur mascot and even race a raptor. This week features a field trip to meet some live dinosaur cousins in their modern-day homes!

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  • Summer Camp: Things With Wings (July 29-August 2)

    Monday, July 29, 2019

    9:00 AM-4:00 PM

    The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University 1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia, PA 19103

    • Everyone

    From birds to bats and butterflies, discover how nature has taken flight by exploring winged wildlife around the world. Investigate how wings defy gravity, create your own butterfly feeder and design your own animal aircraft. This week features a field trip to meet legendary animals and learn about the places they call home.

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  • Summer Camp: Mysteries of the Museum (August 5-9)

    Monday, August 5, 2019

    9:00 AM-4:00 PM

    The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University 1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia, PA 19103

    • Everyone

    Unlock the secrets of the museum as you explore some rarely seen specimens, go behind the scenes to investigate what our scientists are working on and create your very own museum exhibit. This week features a field trip to discover the extraordinary archaeological collections of art and artifacts from all over the world.

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  • Summer Camp: Incredible Insects (August 12-16)

    Monday, August 12, 2019

    9:00 AM-4:00 PM

    The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University 1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia, PA 19103

    • Everyone

    Journey deep into the dirt and observe the world from a bug’s-eye view. Get up close and personal with live invertebrates, investigate how insects survive extreme environments and design your very own bug collection kit. This week features a field trip to determine the importance of the invertebrate world around us during a very bug-inspired adventure.

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  • Summer Camp: Dinosaur Detectives (August 19-23)

    Monday, August 19, 2019

    9:00 AM-4:00 PM

    The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University 1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia, PA 19103

    • Everyone

    Calling all paleontologists! Discover the lives of dinosaurs and their relatives alive today. Travel back in time to the Mesozoic Era, work with real fossils and come face-to-face with modern-day dinosaurs. This week features a field trip to collect (and take home) real fossils!

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  • Summer Camp: Into the Wild (August 26-30)

    Monday, August 26, 2019

    9:00 AM-4:00 PM

    The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University 1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia, PA 19103

    • Everyone

    Amaze yourself with the wilderness around you. Gain a bug’s-eye view of the world, play a game of cricket croquet, and create your very own miniboat to race! This week features a field trip to learn more about the nearby wilderness!

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