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May 2016
Mac the Mouse
Conservation Science Adventures Camp

SIGN UP FOR SUMMER PROGRAMS NOW! 

Programs are for students ages 10-15 years old.
Programs run from 9am-4pm each day. Two snacks are provided. Please bring your own lunch.

To Register:
Fill out the registration form and mail in with payment. 

Into The Wild ($45) - Venture “into the wild” and participate in activities such as archery, air rifle safety and marksmanship, and wildlife conservation games. Meet our live animal collection.

Into The Wild All Girls Program ($30) - Venture “into the wild” and participate in activities such as archery, Dutch oven cooking, and wildlife conservation games. Meet and learn how to handle our live animal collection.

*PROGRAM IS FULL* Fur & Feathers ($75) - Learn all about our furry and feathered friends through hands-on activities, museum explorations, games and crafts.

Reptiles & Amphibians* ($30) - Students will learn about cold-blooded creatures through hands-on activities and live specimens.

Archery* ($15) - Students learn the basics of archery and bow maintenance taught by trained NASP instructors that emphasize safety, as well as make it fun! Students shoot compound bows at Olympic style and 3D targets.

Fish & Wildlife Management* ($15) - Learn how wildlife is managed in Arizona, make a bird feeder to take home and participate in a fish dissection amongst other activities.

Air Rifle* ($15) - Students will learn firearm safety and marksmanship fundamentals, and have an opportunity to shoot an air rifle.

Insect Study* ($30) - Students are introduced to the strange and tiny world of insects through hands-on activities and live specimens.

Nature Study* ($30) - Students learn how plants and animals are important to each other and complete activities relating to five different animal groups.

*PROGRAM IS FULL* Scales & Tails ($75) - Learn all about scaly animals such as fish and reptiles through hands-on activities, games and crafts.

Mammals* ($15) - Learn all about mammals through classification, museum explorations and artifacts.

*Indicates that a Boy Scout merit badge can be earned. Reptiles & Amphibians, Nature and Insect badges have requirements that exceed the length of these programs and will need to be completed at a later date. Girl Scouts can earn the Archery badge by attending the Archery camp. Students do not have to be Scouts in order to participate in any camp.

Jun 2016
Hunting for the Best Shot: Moments in Conservation Wildlife Photography Contest

Enter Hunting for the Best Shot: Moments in Conservation Wildlife Photography Contest

The International Wildlife Museum is committed to wildlife conservation and this Invitational Photography Exhibition is designed to encourage photographers to capture a conservation message through photographs of live wildlife. Conservation is the wise use of our natural resources, including wildlife. The International Wildlife Museum promotes science-based conservation and sustainable use wildlife management.

The winning photographs and honorable mentions will be on display in the International Wildlife Museum starting November 18, 2016.

Prizes will be awarded in the following categories:

Professional (considered professional if you have had work published and/or sold in the last 5 years)
Amateur Youth, ages 12 & younger
Amateur Young Adult, ages 13-17
Amateur Adult, ages 18 & up
Best Digitally Altered (Photoshop)
People’s Choice (Facebook Contest)

To view complete rules, more information about the contest and to submit your photos, please visit Exhibits Page.
Each person may enter up to three photographs. The photographs must be taken of animals in the wild, not in captivity.

 

Aug 2016
Flashlight Night

5pm - 8pm: Join us for one of the most popular events at the museum! Lights go out at 5pm, but feel free to arrive anytime before that to see the museum with the lights on and avoid the line! Remember to bring your own flashlights! Participate in a scavenger hunt, meet live animals and more! Everything is included with regular museum admission; museum members are free!

This event is great for all ages. It is not too scary for the little ones and adults enjoy it just as much as the kids do.

 

Sep 2016
STEM Saturday - Moonlight Madness

6-8pm: Join us for nocturnal animal activities, outside stargazing with Tucson Amateur Astronomy & animal constellation shows inside the inflatable planetarium!

Oct 2016
Halloween in the Wild

5-7pm: So many fun and spooky activities under one roof! This event is great for all ages. Halloween crafts, games, live animal encounters and a haunted house! Bring your trick or treat bags and come on out! Everything is included with regular museum admission.