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  • Summer Camp: Get to Know Idaho!
    07/22/2019
    09:00 A.M. to 04:30 P.M.

    3rd Grade-5th Grade – July 22-26th

    Who are the people who make up a community? Campers will learn about Idahoans that made our state great and defined history. Come experience first-hand the roles of innovators, explorers, artists, scientists and more! Master your leatherworking skills, design a map of the park for a camp friend to navigate, and build a bridge that can span a canyon while we learn about the important roles people play in a community.

    Minimum 10 and Maximum 20 students per week.

    Monday-Friday or Daily option
    9 A.M.-4:30 P.M.
    Daily rate: $40
    Weekly rate: $180, $160 for Members

    Campers will need to bring their own snacks and a bag lunch for each day of camp. We will explore the Museum as well as the outdoors in Julia Davis Park so please have campers dress appropriately for the weather. More information on camps, including necessary forms and documentation will be e-mailed to attendees after registration.

    Cancellation/Refund Policy

    Cancellations received two weeks prior to camp dates will be refunded in full. Cancellations with less than two weeks’ notice will be not be refunded. Any questions please contact Education staff.

  • Summertime Stories: Mapping Sam
    07/23/2019
    10:30 A.M. to 11:00 A.M.

    Maps help us to understand everything from faraway lands to our own backyards. For this Summertime Stories activity on July 23rd, we’ll listen to the book Mapping Sam, by Joyce Hesselberth. After that, we’ll create maps of whatever we can imagine!

    Summertime Stories is a fun learning activity at the Idaho State Museum every Tuesday during the summer. Ideal for children Pre-K through 2nd Grade and their caregivers. Each week, we’ll explore a different theme that highlights the stories and people of Idaho. Governor Brad Little and Idaho’s First Lady Teresa Little have funded this program by a generous donation.

    *No registration required

    *Free with purchased admission

  • Paranormal Investigation
    07/27/2019
    09:15pm to 02:00 AM

    Now is your chance to experience a paranormal investigation at the Old Idaho Penitentiary! Join Big River Paranormal as they use their unique equipment and knowledge to attempt to connect with inmates and guards of the past.

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    Individual Tickets are $35 each. NOTE: Participants must be at least 18 years old (Photo ID required).

  • Summer Camp: History Makers
    07/29/2019
    09:00 A.M. to 04:30 P.M.

    6th-9th Grade – July 29- August 2

    How can we learn from the past to affect change in the future?  Learn the stories of Idaho’s History Makers by visiting different sites and exploring your community, then become a History Maker yourself as you create a piece of art to exhibit in the museum. By exploring our community and its needs, campers will create, problem solve, and take action to inspire change that is important to them.

    Minimum 10 and Maximum 20 students per week.

    Monday-Friday or Daily option
    9 A.M.-4:30 P.M.
    Daily rate: $40
    Weekly rate: $180, $160 for Members

    Campers will need to bring their own snacks and a bag lunch for each day of camp. We will explore the Museum as well as the outdoors in Julia Davis Park so please have campers dress appropriately for the weather. More information on camps, including necessary forms and documentation will be e-mailed to attendees after registration.

    Cancellation/Refund Policy

    Cancellations received two weeks prior to camp dates will be refunded in full. Cancellations with less than two weeks’ notice will be not be refunded. Any questions please contact Education staff.

  • Summertime Stories: A River
    07/30/2019
    10:30 A.M. to 11:00 A.M.

    Imagine floating along the Boise River. What would you see? Where would you end up? Daydream with us as we read the book A River by Marc Martin for this Summertime Stories. Join us as we participate in Wingtip Press’ Print Boise River project which will be displayed at the Museum during our First Thursday event in August.

    Summertime Stories is a fun learning activity at the Idaho State Museum every Tuesday during the summer. Ideal for children Pre-K through 2nd Grade and their caregivers. Each week, we’ll explore a different theme that highlights the stories and people of Idaho. Governor Brad Little and Idaho’s First Lady Teresa Little have funded this program by a generous donation.

    *No registration required

    *Free with purchased admission

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