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Academy Science Camp: Animals on the Outside

July 24, 2023 through July 28, 2023

9:00 AM-4:00 PM

Discover what keeps insides in! From the slimy skin of a frog to the rough wrinkles of an elephant, the diversity of animal skin is vast.

In this weeklong camp we’ll talk about all things skin: scales, armor and how skin interfaces with the outside world. Explore and touch specimens in our special exhibit Skin: Living Armor, Evolving Identity. Plus, see live animals up close every day!

This program features small group activities. New topics will be explored every day. Bring home useful make-and-takes and practice your science skills with experiments and projects. Chill out as you take in a special show or look alive when you meet our animal ambassadors. What will you discover about the world?

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


  • Everyone