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Become an entomologist at Powdermill! Use scientific tools, set insect traps, and create your own take-home collection of local bugs. Learn to identify pollution indicators from the stream and make seed bombs to help pollinators thrive. Discover insect anatomy through grasshopper dissections and construct your own bug species. Keep a scientific journal of your work as you explore a week of amazing arthropods!

Last day to register is June 15, 2020.

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Become an entomologist at Powdermill! Use scientific tools, set insect traps, and create your own take-home collection of local bugs. Learn to identify pollution indicators from the stream and make seed bombs to help pollinators thrive. Discover insect anatomy through grasshopper dissections and construct your own bug species. Keep a scientific journal of your work as you explore a week of amazing arthropods!

Last day to register is June 29, 2020.

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Put on your detective hat as we dive into the mysteries of nature at Powdermill. Track animals through the forest and figure out “Whodunit.” Uncover changes in bird populations and investigate what happened at Powdermill decades ago. Learn the secrets trees keep beneath their bark and how they spread information in silence. Unveil the identities of mysterious organisms, dissect an earthworm, and discover the role entomology plays in solving crimes.

Last day to register is July 6, 2020.

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Hike miles into the forest on a survival adventure! Perform wilderness first aid, build a campfire, and construct a shelter in the woods. Unlock scavenger hunt clues with Morse code and design a water purification system. Unleash the power of animal adaptations to aid your survival. Collect badges as you learn new survival skills, and then put those skills to the test on the ultimate wilderness quest!

Last day to register is July 22, 2020.

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