What happens at the Museum when the lights go out? Find out by attending our Camp-In program!
What to expect:
Program runs on select Friday and Saturday nights beginning at 7:00 p.m. Bunk down in our world-renowned Dinosaur Hall, rotate through four evening programs, then tour the galleries beginning at 10:00 the next morning! Price includes all activities and materials, bedtime snack, breakfast, a special take-home surprise for the kids, and admission to the Museum.
Who can participate?
The program is available for children between the ages of 5-13. Adult chaperones (age 18+) are required to attend at a ratio of one to every five campers. Children under the age of five (babies and toddlers) are not permitted to attend or participate in any portion of the Camp-In program (there are no exceptions).
Child/Youth (ages 5-13) $39.00
Required Chaperone (1:5 ratio) $39.00
Additional Chaperone $39.00
CLICK HERE to view program availability and submit an online reservation request.
Please note that the Camp-In program is only available during October, November, February, March, and April.
Current activities may include but are not limited to:
Fossil Casting - Make a cast from a mold of a real fossil, learn where it was found and how old it is!
Digging for Dinos - Dig for real fossils in dig tables using the techniques and tools a palaeontologist would.
Matrix Sorting - Learn to identify fossil from rock and about distinguishing characteristics between fossils.
Dinos in the Dark - Using flashlights, learn all about theropod dinosaurs in a darkened Lords of the Land gallery tour
Cretaceous Alberta Dinos - Learn all about Cretaceous fossils found in our area in this gallery-based program
Craft – Pendant making, magic clay ornament or flying pterosaurs. Campers make/paint/decorate a craft to take home with them in this very popular program.