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Spring Break Mini Camps at the Heard

Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

Each mini-camp explores a different topic and includes indoor activities and time outside exploring our 289 acre sanctuary. Preregistration required. Participants should dress for the weather and wear closed-toe shoes suitable for walking on uneven gravel. Participants may wish to bring water in a carrier. Click here to register. K – 6th grade (5-12 years)

Tuesday, March 10, 9:30 A.M.—12 P.M. - Signs of Spring 

Have you ever looked for budding leaves and the first flowers to bloom? Or wondered what animals have babies or are making a migration? join us as we explore the sanctuary and develop our Naturalist skills as we go searching for those first signs of spring!

Wednesday, March 11, 9:30 A.M.—12 P.M. - Keeper Jr.

Find out what it takes to care for our live animal collection. We’ll go behind-the-scenes and help prepare some food or enrichment items, as well as meet several of our education animals.

Thursday, March 12, 9:30 A.M.—12 P.M. - Nature CSI

Love a good mystery? How are your detective skills? Put them to work as we solve a nature mystery puzzle game and then go sleuthing for nature clues like tracks and signs outside on the sanctuary.

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  • $18-$22

1 Nature Place · McKinney, TX 75069