Come learn about the essentials of survival June 8th and 9th! Practice important skills with our Survival Challenges and learn about the necessities of food, water, shelter, and fire.. Wander through our Shelter City and check out different shelters, learn about safe drinking water, how to get yourself a meal, and build a safe camp fire!
Free with paid museum admission.
Activities: 11 am - 4 pm
y: Discover different types of shelters that you can create. From store bought tents to a tent made of sticks and grass, see what a little ingenuity can create.
Foraging for Food
: There is more in the world to eat other than fast food; some of it crawls real slow! Take a look at the edible plants found in our region and try a tasty treat. Enjoy!
: How clean is your water? Build a custom water filter to see if you can get the muck out of the water. Can you make it safe enough to drink?
: Out-Think your friends and family to reach the goal at the end. Find the solution to the riddles to make it to the end.
Out-Solve: Puzzle Solver
: Out-Solve your buddy by finishing the puzzle first. Can you solve faster than they can?
Out-Last: Quicksand Trap
: Donít get stuck! You have to Out-Last your friend and see if you can get out of our quicksand trap before getting sucked down to the bottom!
In this explosive show, learn about the three ingredients of combustion: fuel, heat, and oxygen! Through hot experiments, like cornstarch fireballs to fire tornadoes, youíre going to have a blast learning about combustion!
Show times: 11:00, 2:00
Survive at Night Star Party: Saturday from 9 - 11:30pm
Join us out side for a night time retreat. During our guided exploration, learn about how to find the 4 compass directions and tell time at night (without a watch!). Afterwards, look through a telescope and take a peek at Venus and see if you can find any other treasures our universe holds.