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  • Winter Break Family Paleontology Camp

    December 28 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

    Looking for some real fun while learning about incredible fossils?  This one day winter break family paleontology camp is for you.  This one-day camp is geared for children ages 7 to 12.  It is a short version of our three-day summer camp that is for 12 to 16 year olds.  There will be hands-on activities that focus on fossils...what they are, how to find and identify them and how these animals lived.  Parent or guardian is part of the experience. …

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  • Meet the Paleontologist- Trilobite Tales

    December 30 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Park Paleontoligist Alan Goldstein will bring out fossils from the park collections storeroom and books to tell the story of trilobites.  How did they live?  What makes them so cool?  Where can you collect them?  We will compare trilobites to modern shrimp and horseshoe crabs.  Children can make and take a rubbing.  Free with Interpretive  Center admission and $2 parking fee.

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  • First Day Hike

    January 1, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

    Kick off the New Year with a little exercise and exploration.  Hike along the upper fossil beds and learn about Devonian sea life, plants and animals that live along the river's edge.

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  • Family Nature Club- Geodes & Crystals

    January 21, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    What makes a geode a geode? What makes a vug different from a geode?  Where can I find geodes and crystals?  How many different kinds of minerals can be found in our area?  Can geodes be opened without breaking the best crystals?

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