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Summer Science Camp

Summer can’t get here fast enough! Encounter animals. Concoct experiments.  Solve mysteries. No matter what your kids do, every day of summer will be packed full of adventure, excitement, and opportunities to  explore science and know wonder.

$280 Members
$305 General Public
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March 3–8

Build It! Forts

Build it! Forts is a week of creative play using everyday materials to construct tunnels, towers and secret hiding places.
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free with admission
March 6-7 | 5pm Fri–10am Sat

Family Sleepover

Wouldn't you like to spend a night at the Museum? Here's your chance!
$30 Members*
$38 General Public* (admission included)
Children 2 and under are free
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Mar. 7, 9am | Mar. 8, 12pm

Programs for Juniors - Geocacher

Geocaching is your chance to be part global explorer, part detective! Search for treasure chests, called "geocaches," using a GPS receiver to uncover each chest's secret hiding spot.
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Three dates to choose from!

Tinker Tech Family Workshops

Once a month, we'll investigate a different area of technology in a hands-on, 90-minute workshop. Both kids and adults will love playing with innovative engineering toys and learning about real-world technology.
Members $15
General Public $30.30*
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Mar. 17–21

Brain Awareness Week

Celebrate Brain Awareness Week in the Lab! Enjoy hands-on activities exploring brain sciences, our senses, and brain anatomy. Learn what it's like to work in this exciting field as we meet scientists and researchers from Duke Institute for Brain Sciences and UNC Bowles Center.
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free with admission
March 20–21

Programs for Juniors - Animal Habitats Overnighter

Imagine meeting a chinchilla in its mountain home, or slithering through the savanna with a ball python. We might not be able to meet these animals in their wild habitats, but we can study them up close at the Museum!
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Two Sessions!

Spring Break Camp

Crime Scene Investigators
Help solve a mystery! Over the course of the week, campers will discover the different ways forensic scientists analyze evidence to help investigate crimes.
March 23–27 and March 30–April 3

Ages: Kindergarten thru Grade 5
$280/week Members
$305/week General public
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Mar. 28-29, Apr. 3-5

Dino Egg Hunt

Unearth colorful eggs, take a photo with our resident dino and dig up some real fossils for your personal collection. The Museum’s fossil dig site will be full of activity, adventure and prehistoric dinosaur excitement.
$7 per egg hunter*
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April 12 | 12-5pm

Bilingual Meet the Scientist

Meet a scientist | Ven a conocer a un científico 
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free with admission
Apr. 16 | 6:30–9:30PM

Cocktails & Cosmonauts

Celebrate mankind’s first trip into space and sample space-themed drinks from some of your favorite local restaurants and distilleries. 
$20* Members
$25* General Public

Leave the kids at home - this one's for the adults. 21+ Only.
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April 18, 9am | April 19, 12pm

Programs for Brownies - Letterboxer

Join us at the Museum as we follow mysterious clues and investigate our environment to find a hidden letterbox.
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April 25 | 8:30 AM

Programs for Daisies - Breakfast with the Butterflies

Join us for this special program for Daisy Girl Scouts and their families as we explore the world of science and the animals at the Museum! 
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