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Spring Break Camps
Spring Break Camps at the Boonshoft Museum
Summer isn't quite in the air, but soon enough spring certainly will be and what better way to celebrate than with Spring Break Camps! Offered to children in grades K-6, these camp sessions allow your children to spend their spring break having a blast while engaging in awesome educational activities and making new friends.
Hours: 10:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. March 31 – April 3 with half an hour for lunch (lunch will not be provided)
Pajama Party With The Museum's Live Animals
At the Boonshoft Museum
Pub Science: Climate of the Past, Weather of the Future
Climate of the Past, Weather for the Future
Was last year the hottest year ever? Will doing something about climate change challenge the economy? What climate change skeptics saying? Join Robert Bracha of the University of Dayton to discover the latest information gathered by climate scientists, where there are still uncertainties, and what we should be doing about climate change.
Living With Wildlife Workshop
Saturday, March 14
10:00 a.m. - noon
The Boonshoft Museum of Discovery's Live Animals Department is inviting you to learn more about local wildlife and attain the skills needed to make informed decisions about wildlife management when it comes to your yard and home. Not only will you get tips on how to keep your home, yard, and garden free from hungry critters, you will get the chance to meet live, local wildlife upclose, while learning more about their history and behavior.
Admission to this special workshop is $20/person; registration is required and is now available online.
Science of Wine and Beer Too
Saturday, January 24, 7:30 - 11:00 p.m.
The Boonshoft Museum is putting a new spin on Science of Wine by adding something NEW for beer enthusiasts. Join us for an evening of grown-up science fun as we transform our Main Exhibit Hall into a Beer Garden and Vintage Vineyard that boasts craft brew and fine wine. Guests will also enjoy delicious food and wine pairings, live music, and more! Our VIP guests will enjoy early admittance with a private selection of wine & craft beer, passed hors d'oeuvres, exclusive experiments and more.
$75/guest regular admission and $125/guest VIP admission.
About Pub Science
Pub Science provides a unique opportunity for adults to explore the newest thinking and scientific research in a casual atmosphere. No prior knowledge of the subjects is required, and there are no silly questions. Just bring yourself, your friends and your curiosity! It is currently held at Blind Bob’s, located in Dayton’s Oregon District. Admission to Pub Science is free; donations accepted at the door.
2014 Boonshoft Bash: BIOMES
At the Boonshoft Museum Saturday
Online registration for the Boonshoft Bash is now closed. Seating may still be available, but is extremely limited. Please contact Sam Curtis at 937.275.7431 x 146 for more information.
2014 Boonshoft Raffle
Support the Museum and get a chance to win one of three extravagant vacations to desirable destinations across the globe! Pack your bags and plan for an adventure through the green hills and castles of Ireland, the exotic paradise of Costa Rica, or the cultural hot spots of New Orleans.
Tickets are $100 and are now available online; need not be present to win. Only 500 tickets will be sold. For a complete list of Raffle rules, please click the link below.
Name That Sloth!
The Votes Are In--Patience Wins!
A big thank you to everyone who helped name the newest (and perhaps slowest) member of the Discovery Zoo crew. The votes are in---and this adorable mammal is officially named Patience! Patience, a two-toed sloth, is now on exhibit in the Boonshoft Museum's Discovery Zoo; be sure to stop by and say "hello"—she loves to see people's smiling faces!