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Summer Camp: Burpee Adventurers

Burpee Museum of Natural History (737 N. Main St. Rockford, IL 61103)
Classes are on Thursdays from 10 am- 12 pm. Call (815) 965-3433 x1002 to register. Pre-registration required. $12 members, $14 non-members. Ages 6-8.

Becoming a Paleontologist
June 19

Weather Wise
June 26

Explosions!
July 3

River Stories
July 10

SSSS...Snakes
July 17

Insects, and Spiders and Crawfish OH MY!
July 24

Earth's Treasure-Rocks & Minerals
July 31

Digging Dinos
August 7

MacKenna Atteberry
815.965.3433 x 1004



Summer Camp at Burpee: Critter Club

Burpee Museum of Natural History (737 N. Main St. Rockford, IL 61103)
Here's a wonderful opportunity to meet and learn about the Museum's live animals as you spend the afternoon feeding and caring for them. The animals include an assortment of reptiles, a tarantula, a salamander, hissing cockroaches, and fish.

Pre-registration and pre-payment required. Fee per session is $12 members, $15 non-members. Classes are on Wednesdays from 1- 3 pm. Call (815) 965-3433 x1002 to register! Ages 9 and up.

June 18
June 25
July 2
July 9
July 16
July 23
July 30
August 6

MacKenna Atteberry
815.965.3433 x1004



Summer Camp at Burpee: Books and Beasties

Burpee Museum of Natural History (737 N. Main St. Rockford, IL 61103
Join us as we learn about some really cool "beasties" from Burpee's collection. We'll read stories, learn rhymes, play game, and make a fun take home project. All sessions include a full-sized mounted specimen of the featured animal- and sometimes a live version too!

Pre-registration and pre-payment are required. Fee per session is $10 members, $12 non-members. Classes are on Wednesdays from 10- 11:30 am. Call (815) 965.3433 x1002 to register! Ages 4-5.

June 18: Lions
June 25: Turtles
July 2: Foxes
July 9: Owls
July 16: Lizards
July 23: Deer
July 30: Snakes
August 6: Raccoons

MacKenna Atteberry
815.965.3433 x 1004



Summer Camp: Escape to Burpee

Burpee Museum of Natural History (737 N. Main St. Rockford, IL 61103)
Classes are on Tuesdays from 1-3 pm. Call (815) 965-3433 x 1002 to register. Pre-registration is required. $12 members, $14 non-members. Ages 9-12.

Paleontology 101
June 17

Extreme Weather
June 24

Beneath Our Feet
July 1

Down By The River
July 8

Snakes- Alive?
July 15

Amazing Arthropods!
July 22

The Scoop on Poop
July 29

Dinomania
August 5

815.965.3433 x 1002