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Get an up-close look at Dinosaurs in Their Time, find out where those big bones came from, and learn all about prehistoric animals. Study specimens, make fossil casts, and dig for replica bones like a real paleontologist. Meet the creatures that roamed with the dinosaurs—early mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and insects.

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The last day to register for this camp is June 13, 2018.

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Get an up-close look at Dinosaurs in Their Time, find out where those big bones came from, and learn all about prehistoric animals. Study specimens, make fossil casts, and dig for replica bones like a real paleontologist. Meet the creatures that roamed with the dinosaurs—early mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and insects.

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The last day to register for this camp is June 13, 2018.

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Design a character, and immerse yourself in this choose-your-own-adventure camp experience. Travel back to the dawn of time to see if you have what it takes to escape extinction. Work with museum experts to deepen your understanding of the driving forces behind extinction events in Earth’s past, then work with your time-traveling crew to take on challenges that will test your knowledge, reasoning skills, and teamwork.

No camp on July 4. Camp is in session on July 2-3 and July 5-6.

The last day to register for this camp is June 27, 2018.

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Piece together a prehistoric mystery as you explore the science of paleontology. Map and excavate a mock dig site, wrap your finds in plaster jackets, and transport them to the laboratory classroom. Build your hands-on fossil prep skills by reconstructing and analyzing bones. Stack up your finds against the specimens in Dinosaurs in Their Time to discover what bone you have found, which dinosaur it came from, and how that part of the skeleton functioned.

No camp on July 4. Camp is in session on July 2-3 and July 5-6.

The last day to register for this camp is June 27, 2018.

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Get an inside look at paleontology, from the gigantic Diplodocus to the tiny Archaeopteryx. Cover land, sea, and sky while searching for unusual pterosaurs, ichthyosaurs, birds, and mammals. Peek into PaleoLab, where museum scientists work on fossils every day. Go on a dinosaur dig. Make a mask of your favorite prehistoric beast, and move like a dinosaur in a special relay race.

The last day to register for this camp is July 4, 2018.

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Enter the world of the dinosaurs as you delve into the prehistoric ecosystems of Dinosaurs in Their Time. Perform hands-on investigations with mud, rocks, minerals, and fossils. Compare the skulls and teeth of predators and prey, and learn how dinosaurs digested food. Study specimens that predict colors and patterns of dinosaur skin, and watch your own dinosaur adaptations evolve as you make a “Me-a-saurus.”

The last day to register for this camp is July 11, 2018.

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Get an up-close look at Dinosaurs in Their Time, find out where those big bones came from, and learn all about prehistoric animals. Study specimens, make fossil casts, and dig for replica bones like a real paleontologist. Meet the creatures that roamed with the dinosaurs—early mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and insects.

Choose morning or afternoon session.

The last day to register for this camp is July 25, 2018.

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Get an up-close look at Dinosaurs in Their Time, find out where those big bones came from, and learn all about prehistoric animals. Study specimens, make fossil casts, and dig for replica bones like a real paleontologist. Meet the creatures that roamed with the dinosaurs—early mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and insects.

Choose morning or afternoon session.

The last day to register for this camp is July 25, 2018.

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Get an up-close look at Dinosaurs in Their Time, find out where those big bones came from, and learn all about prehistoric animals. Study specimens, make fossil casts, and dig for replica bones like a real paleontologist. Meet the creatures that roamed with the dinosaurs—early mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and insects.

Choose morning or afternoon session.

The last day to register for this camp is August 8, 2018.

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Get an up-close look at Dinosaurs in Their Time, find out where those big bones came from, and learn all about prehistoric animals. Study specimens, make fossil casts, and dig for replica bones like a real paleontologist. Meet the creatures that roamed with the dinosaurs—early mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and insects.

Choose morning or afternoon session.

The last day to register for this camp is August 8, 2018.

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