Explore the prairie through the eyes of different scientists and discover all the wonders of the prairie's past and present. Come learn about the pioneers, the Cheyenne, archaeology, biology, paleontology, and so much more! Sessions run July 11-14, July 18-21, and July 25-28.
Prairie Detectives - Ages 6 - 9
Put on your detective hat and grab your magnifying glass as we discover what the prairie is hiding: look closely, dig deep, uncover the past, and have fun!
Prairie Scene Investigators - Ages 10 - 12
Delve into the secrets of the prairie as you become a scientist searching for clues that lead to fascinating observations about the land's past and present: Who lived here? How did they live? What lives here now? How do they survive?
Learn. Explore. Discover.
July 11 - July 14, Optional overnight Thursday night, July 14
9 am - 3 pm Mon. - Thurs.
9 am pick-up on Friday morning (for overnight)
Member - $140
Non-member - $160
(after June 1, add $20)
Overnight - $30 extra
$15 discount for each additional child in one family.
July 18 - July 21, Optional overnight on Thursday night, July 21
July 25 - July 28, Optional overnight on Thursday night, July 28
Registration Materials - Below is a link to the "Day Camp 2011 Registration Form". Please select this link, download, print out, complete and mail in to us the completed Registration Form.
Plains Conservation Center
21901 E. Hampden Ave.
Aurora, CO 80013
We welcome drop-in visitors Monday – Saturday year-round. Monday - Friday hours are 8 am - 4 pm, Saturday hours are 9 am - 5 pm; no admission fee. Reserved programs will be offered year-round, please see “Calendar of Events & Activities” for upcoming programs.