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Available Programs

Critter Camp

Join us this summer for Critter Camp! This camp for kindergarten and first graders meets on Tuesdays from noon-2PM and Thursdays from noon - 4PM and costs $50 per child per week. Each of the three weeks will focus on critters on the land, critters in the water, and critters in the air.

Junior Naturalist Program at Thanksgiving Point

This summer is the 5th year we have partnered with Thanksgiving Point Institute to bring you this Junior Naturalist Summer Camp. While the Junior Naturalist Program is for everyone regardless of age, this summer camp is for 4th & 5th graders (June 24-28). Join us as we explore nature around us and participate in collecting, recording, preparing, identifying and sharing. Registration is limited.

Biology Boot Camp

This all-day (10AM-3PM) week-long class is for 2nd - 5th graders and includes a field trip to the zoo. Learn about plants, mammals, birds, fishes, amphibians, reptiles, and insects with special behind the scenes experiences in the museum's collections. This camp is $150 per child per week. This repeating camp will be held for three weeks in July.

BYU Museums Camp

Explore the behind the scenes of BYU's amazing museums! This camp is sponsored by the Museum of Peoples and cultures and is for ages 11-15. Two session will be held June 10-13 and June 17-20. Cost is $159.

Discovery Reading

Thursdays at 11am in the education classrooms. Free to the general public.

Discovery Drawing

We will no longer be offering this program but we have a tutorial video for you to view.

Nature Experienceships

Spend time with an expert!

For ONLY $10, anyone age 12 and older (including adults) can sign up to learn about the living world around us. Don't miss this opportunity.