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Youth Camps

At the museum, we offer a wide variety of outdoor education programs and camps many times a year for children ages 6-15. See our calendar in the right column for upcoming camps.  

Each camp follows a STEAM curriculum, games, exploration, and discovery while encouraging values such as teamwork and trust, problem-solving, stewardship, and the core routines of outdoor education and nature connection.

Camps 2024!

This Summer camps will be 5 days long, Monday-Friday, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM. You can choose to come for just 1 or 2 days or all 5. Tickets are available for both. If you choose to come for all 5 days, there is a discounted price! Youth will be separated into 2 groups: Ages 6-9 & 10-13 if necessary.

Youth Camps

All Week Camp = $240.00

3 Day Camp= $125.00

1 Day = $50.00


Membership discount applies

for family memberships 10%!

Register for Youth Camps

What to Expect

All youth need to bring a morning snack, a lunch, and a filled water bottle (bug spray, hat/cap, and sunscreen are optional). Arrowhead and Fossil are included in all programs!

Camps are drop off each day from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm.

Our Summer Camp Activities

Geology and the Texas Hill Country

Youth will discover the geology of the Texas Hill Country. Through examination, exploration, and investigation, youth will learn how to identify rocks and formations as well as understand how we have dinosaur footprints in our limestone! 


During this program, youth will learn about the environmental conditions of the Texas Hill Country that helped form the amazing fossil bed and common fossils in the area. They will also learn about the different types of fossils and how to identify them in the Texas Hill Country. 


Youth will follow in the footsteps of prehistoric giants as we explore the dinosaur trackways and footprints left by visitors long ago. They will learn about the types of Texas Dinosaurs, dinosaur habitats, anatomy, characteristics and more! We also have new skulls and claws!

Geography and the Texas Hill Country

Youth will discover the rich history and geography of the Texas Hill Country. With a focus on Pioneers and Native Americans, youth will learn about history, culture, and projectile points. With trails, activities, and more, youth will discover the heart of the hill country.

Texas Wildlife 

Youth will explore the property looking for and learning to identify the tracks, scat, and signs of common native Texas wildlife. Youth will make track molds, complete other tracking activities, and play tracking games.

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