Four Heard Museum Winter Mini Camps are designed for kids and adults to attend together and explore a different topic with indoor and outdoor activities and a take-home project. Each camp will run from 9:30 a.m. to noon on the day scheduled. These camps are for children ages 5 or older and adults. Children must be accompanied by an adult 18 years or older, and each adult may be accompanied by up to four children.
Weathering Winter, on December 22, explores some of the fascinating ways that animal survive the cold. A take-home wintery snowman ornament made from wood collected on the sanctuary is included.
Tweets for the Birds, on December 23, includes a family-friendly hike to see what birds are out and about on the sanctuary. Participants will also make a simple birdfeeder to take home.
Paleo Party: T-Rex and Friends, on December 29, covers prehistoric creatures that lived during the time of the dinosaurs. Who Hooted?, on December 30, teaches how to identify the calls of different owls in our area and dissect real owl pellets to see what owls eat.
Cost is $23, $20 for members. Location: 1 Nature Place, McKinney. For more information, visit HeardMuseum.org.