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At the museum, we offer a wide variety of outdoor education programs for children ages 5-15 and adults. We are currently in the process of developing an Outdoor Education Center, where we will provide more access, room, and educational programs for children and adults. ​

Each program 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.



Program Costs

$45.00 per program

Each Program comes with

a free fossil and


Fall 2021 Educational Programs

This Winter/Spring, we will have our more outdoor programs available in January and February, Geology and the Texas Hill Country & Tracking Texas Wildlife! As we are developing new programs for the new year. At any time, if you or your child or group would like one of our other programs, please email us for more information.

Register for Winter Programs

Geology and the Texas Hill Country - January 15, 2022

Tracking Texas Wildlife - February 19, 2022

Our Programs

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! 

Geography and the Texas Hill Country

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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.

Digging up Dinosaurs & Fossils

Dinosaur or T-Rex

New Programs Coming!

Youth will follow in the footsteps of prehistoric giants as we explore the dinosaur trackways and footprints left from visitors long ago. They will learn about the types of Texas Dinosaurs, dinosaur habitats, and more! Youth will also learn about the environmental conditions of the Texas Hill Country that helped form the amazing fossil bed and common fossils in the area. 

Texas Wildlife 

What to Expect

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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.

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

Programs are drop off from 9:00 am to 12:30 pm.


This fall, we will be working on developing a new history-focused program, as well as a surveying program. Look for these in the new year!