Date: Wednesday, June 25, 2014 through Thursday, June 26, 2014 , 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Dickson Mounds Museum is hosting Nature Explorers, a summer camp experience, for kids ages 7-9 years old on Wednesday & Thursday, June 25 & 26, 2014 from 9:00 am-12:00 pm. Participants will explore the Illinois River Valley and learn how people survived here thousands of years ago. Kids may enjoy hiking, learning about native and non-native plant and animal species, and geology.
Registration is required with a deadline of June 11, 2014. Space is limited. The fee is $20 for Illinois State Museum Society members and $30 for non-members. Activities will be held indoors and outdoors in hot, humid weather. Participants are required to provide their own snacks. Call the Museum at 309-547-3721 for more information or to register.
The Illinois State Museum - Dickson Mounds is located between Lewistown and Havana off Illinois Routes 78 and 97. The museum is open free to the public from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. every day. Tours and special programs are available for groups with reservations. For more information call 309.547.3721 or TTY 217.782.9175 or visit the www.experienceDicksonMounds.com. Also check out weekly updates on Facebook at “Illinois State Museum – Dickson Mounds”.