Kids get hands-on with interesting rocks, minerals and fossils as we dig into the awesome forces that shaped our world. Campers will build volcanoes, uncover fossils, explore geologic time, crack geodes, and learn a lot about science careers and natural resources. We will enjoy nature inspired art projects, outdoor play, and daily science experiments. Ages 8-12yrs. * Please note this camp is full.
Ready, Set, Rock! Grab your mini VIP’s and head to Kidchella Seattle for a fun day of live music, bounce houses, carnival games, arts & crafts, food, gem mining activities and much more! This super fun event is hosted by Seattle Magazine - kids are free, adults can get tickets at http://www.kidchellaseattle.eventbrite.com
Learn about the ancient sea environment and what it takes to become a fossil. Children will explore a variety of seashells, mineral bits, crystals, and real fossils as they excavate tiny treasures from sand. As we unearth our treasures, we will bottle them up and make a special keepsake to take home. Ages 4 to 6yrs. Registration links coming soon.
In this interactive class, dive into the ancient sea environment and what it takes to become a fossil. We will have a blast learning about prehistoric animals, digging for fossils, exploring mineral bits, seashells, and shark teeth. Kids will explore concept of geologic time in addition to excavation activity. Two sessions will be offered. Ages 7 to 12 yrs - Registration links coming soon.
Slices of colorful agate are the subject of this watercolor painting workshop. Learn how to incorporate salt into your painting for a unique, crusty texture. Presentation and activity on rocks and minerals included. This project makes a great gift!
Registration link coming soon. Family friendly event - ages 6+
Bring the kids and enjoy one of a kind displays exhibited by Rock Solid Science and Maplewood club members. Enjoy several demonstrations and gemstone mining activities for all ages. This is an annual fundraiser – there will be lots of rocks and treasures for sale. Free event!
Kids get hands-on as we discover treasures of the Lively Environmental Center by hiking forest trails, looking for critters, exploring habitats, and learning about rocks and minerals as we dig into earth science concepts. Campers will enjoy geology and nature inspired art projects, outdoor play, and daily science experiments. Ages 8-10yrs.
To register directly through Parks and Rec, click here.