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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.

Birthday party

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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safari overnight

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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Spring Break is when science runs wild!

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

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summer campers hunting for insects

Summer Camp

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

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Tiny Tot Explorers

Tiny Tot Explorers

Younger children (ages 2–5) and their favorite adults can join us in exploring nature through games, crafts, songs, and museum adventures.

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teen camp

Academy Teen Programs

Teens ages 13–16 can attend either Animal or Invertebrate Husbandry Camp.

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Young museum visitors look as specimens during a bicentennial event


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

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