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Kids looking at insect specimens through magnifying glass

Backyard Biology

Carnegie Museum of Natural History

Price: $250 (Members: $225)

This camp is sold out. Sign up for the wait list. You will be contacted if space opens up.

Spend a week learning about all the amazing creatures living in your backyard! Explore nearby Schenley Park looking for insects, amphibians, and reptiles. Hunt for insects in leaf litter, and go on a mammal scavenger hunt. Conduct plant pigment experiments and fruit and vegetable dissections. Uncover micro mysteries using magnifiers and a video microscope.

Campers will meet at the Portal Entry near the parking garage each morning.