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Family Programs

Whether it's camp, field trips, birthday parties, or more, sign up for enjoyable and memorable programs for families and children. You can also participate in family-friendly festivals and museum activities.

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Paleo Playdates

Join us for a playful preschool party at Paleo Playdate!

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Junior Scientist Workshop

Virtual workshops designed to be done at home with easy-to-find supplies.

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Ask the Scientists

Join Academy scientists and educators for a brand new virtual program where kids lead the conversation!

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Crafting for the Climate

Craft along with Academy Educators in our new video series.

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Naturally Awesome Days

Visit the Academy on select dates to enjoy a themed family-led activity, auditorium program and take-home craft kit.

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Academy Science Camp

Real science is real fun all summer long with Academy Summer Camp.

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Birthday Parties at the Academy

Celebrate your child's birthday with dinosaurs, butterflies, hands-on activities, and personalized attention from our staff.

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Night in the Museum

Enjoy interactive activities, meet live animals, and sleep next to lions, bears, or dinosaurs during our Nights in the Museum.

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Academy Spring Science Camp

Spring Break Science Camp invites campers to learn about natural science in a safe, fun, and  engaging way.

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Create crafts, engage in special activities, examine museum specimens, and meet live animals on selected weekends and holidays.

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