April 2014

REGISTRATION OPEN!

Summer Camp 2014

Explore new worlds of science and fun!
See class descriptions:
> Download the brochure.
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Two Sessions!

Spring Break Camps

Plan a great Spring Break full of discovery and exploration for your child! The Museum's Spring Break Camps offer a wide range of activities across our indoor/outdoor campus.
Extended hours available.
Grades K–5
Camp hours: 9am–3pm
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March 5 – April 9

Tinker Tech AfterSchool Club

We’re teaming up with DIY.org to explore science and technology in a whole new way! This brand-new afterschool club runs for six weeks, and gives kids the chance to get their hands on the latest tech.
Wednesdays, 3:30–5 pm
For children, grades 3–8
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sold out
Saturday, April 5

NC Science Festival Signature Event: Meet a Scientist

Satisfy your scientific curiosity at our bilingual Meet a Scientist program! 
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free with admission
April 5, 9 AM | April 6, 12 PM

Programs for Brownies - Letterboxer

Letterboxing is an amazing adventure game played by people all over the world! Join us at the museum as we follow mysterious clues and investigate our environment to find a hidden letterbox. We'll make our own letterboxing tools, and learn how to find other letterboxes around North Carolina. 
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April 10

Cocktails & Cosmonauts

Join the AfterHours crew as we celebrate the anniversary of humanity's greatest feat: the first trip into space! 
Leave the kids at home - this one's for the adults. 21+ Only! 
ONLINE SALES HAVE ENDED. LIMITED TICKETS WILL BE SOLD AT THE DOOR.
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fee applies
MEMBER EXCLUSIVE!

Bears Up Close

Join us for a tour of the Bear House to encounter these remarkable creatures closer than you've ever been before and hear stories of the individual bears at the Museum.
$12.50 per person.
To register call 919-220-5429 x313

For ages 3 and older; no strollers permitted beyond path to bear habitat.
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fee applies
April 18 – June 15

Nikon Small World Photography Exhibit

Back by popular demand, the Museum welcomes the winning images of the 2013 Nikon Small World Photomicrography Competition.
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free with admission
March 22, April 19, May 10

Tinker Tech Family Workshops

Can you play a computer game on bananas and sponges? Can you sew a circuit that lights up your T-shirt? You can, in our new series of Tinker Tech Family Workshops!
Saturdays, 10am – 12pm
For ages 7 and up.
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sold out
April 11-13, 18-20

Dino Egg Hunt

Search for eggs, hunt for real fossils in our dig site, explore the science of dinosaurs, make dino crafts and MORE!
TWO WEEKENDS!
Friday–Saturday 9:30am–3:30pm
Sunday 12:30–3:30pm

Cost: $7.00 per participant (plus admission for non-members)
Pre-registration required
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MEMBER EXCLUSIVE!

Butterfly House Tours

Insects are some the most beautiful and fascinating creatures on earth. Join Magic Wings Butterfly House Director, Uli Hartmond, and entomologist Leon Bradford on a backstage tour to learn more about the Museum’s awe-inspiring insect world.

All Butterfly House Tours
start at 11am on Sundays

To register, call 919-220-5429 x313
Cost: $20 per person

For ages 5 and older. Space is limited to 12 people per tour.
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fee applies
April 26 | 8:30 AM

Programs for Daisies - Breakfast with the Butterflies

Start off a day of self-guided discovery by having breakfast outside the Butterfly House! Spend the rest of the day on your own exploring the world of science by experimenting with different exhibits, walking through a tornado, and observing animals such as red wolves, snakes, black bears and lemurs!
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