Idaho State University news release:
POCATELLO â€“ The Idaho Museum of Natural History at Idaho State University will offer fun, educational event opportunities for children and families throughout the summer.
Fun for the Whole Family!
â€˘ June 10, â€śGeocaching: A Family Affairâ€ť
Geocaching class will introduces families to the sport of geocaching. The class starts by learning how to use GPS units, and gives participants a chance to do some geocaching on the ISU campus. The class is open to children of all ages, who are accompanied by an adult. Class time is from 5 to 7 p.m. and the cost is $10 per family.
â€˘ July 2, â€śLeave No Trace Camping Ethics Free!â€ť
This free workshop, will teach participants how to reduce their impact while enjoying Idahoâ€™s great natural beauty. It is open to children of all ages who are accompanied by an adult. Class time is from 5 to 6:30 p.m.
â€˘ â€śJunior Scientistâ€ť
Students in the class will go out with real scientists to collect data on everything from Monarch Butterfly habitat and beavers, to bat calls! Is open for children in the fourth-sixth grades. Dates, time and cost of the class will be announced.
Weeklong, Partial-Day Camps
â€˘ June 22-25, â€śYoung Sportsmanâ€™s Societyâ€ť Saturday, June 27-28 Camping
Students will spend time in the field learning about wildlife conservation and go on a camping trip. The camp is for children in fourth-sixth grade, from 1 to 5:30 p.m. The cost is $125.
â€˘ July 13-16, â€śMuseum Rangersâ€ť
Students will learn how to make rock collections, insect collections, and much more working with the IMNHâ€™s many collections. The camp is for children in the fourth to sixth grade, from 8 a.m. to noon. The cost is $100.
â€˘ July 20-24, â€śThe Art of Natural Historyâ€ť
This camp is filled with projects like fish printing, fossil making, beading, and nature journaling. It is for children in the second to fourth grade, from 9 to 11:30 a.m. The cost is $75.
â€˘ June 24, July 8 and August 12, â€śPint-Sized Science Academyâ€ť
The academy is designed for preschoolers to teach them about science. It runs from 11 to 11:30 a.m. and the cost is $5.