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Curious Kids' Museum

Phone: (269983-2543

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333 Broad St.
St. Joseph, MI 49085


                                              UPCOMING EVENTS AT CURIOUS KIDS' MUSEUM

SUPER SATURDAY FAMILY PROGRAM, AUG. 2, 12:00-4:00 P.M.-- "LIGHTHOUSE KEEPERS." What would it be like to live inside a lightouse and be a lighthouse keeper? Learn how important lighthouses and lighthouse keepers were to sailors.


SUMMER DAY CAMP, MONDAY, AUG. 4 THRU FRIDAY, AUG. 8, 9 A.M.-4 P.M.-- "INTRO TO COOKING."  FOR AGES 7-12, $150 FOR MEMBERS, $170 FOR NON-MEMBERS. Are your children always "helping" in the kitchen? Then this is the camp for them! Everyone will participate in making various aspects of their meals. In addition to general cooking techniques, the campers will be instructed on safe food handling and equipment safety, along with table etiquette. Campers will learn how to read a recipe, and prepare and cook delicious and healthy dishes with an emphasis on nutrition. During the week campers will make their own cookbook with copies of the recipes which they create. Local chefs will be coming in throughout the week to work with the campers on preparing their lunches. It will surely be a tastefully delicious camp.


CURIOSITY CAMP, MONDAY, AUG. 4 THRU THURSDAY, AUG. 7, 9 A.M.-12 P.M.-- "IT'S A BUG'S LIFE." FOR AGES 4-6, $75 FOR MEMBERS, $95 FOR NON-MEMBERS. There are well over 1,000,000 different known species of insects in the world! We won't study all of them...but we'll investigate some we see every day. Kids love to explore under rocks and behind trees. Join us for a fun filled week of being a "Bug Detective." You'll be investigating the amazing world of insects. Campers will learn all about bees, butterflies, ants and other bugs. No swatting or be prepared for a week that's crawling with hands-on activities.



Monday, Aug. 4

Little Hands and Plate Crafts-- "Playful Puppy." Take a chance and try something new. There's no limit to the things you can do with a plate made of paper.


Tuesday, Aug. 5

Rain Forest Secrets-- "Ants." Have you ever been to a rain forest? Join us as we learn about some of the 30 million or so kinds of plants and animals that live in the rain forest.


Wednesday, Aug. 6

Animals Alive with Sarett Nature Center. Live Animal Show at 1:00 p.m.-- "Amphibians." Join us as we venture into the exciting world of animals with Sarett Nature Center. Each week, we'll learn about a different animal followed by fun crafts from 2:00-4:00 p.m.


Thursday, Aug. 7

Vincent van Gogh-- "Vase with Sunflowers." Vincent van Gogh sold only one painting in his lifetime. Most of his paintings became priceless after he died.


Friday, Aug. 8

Natural History For Kids-- "Artful Alligator." How we go about collecting information and answering questions about what happened millions of years ago is one of the most fascinating things about natural history. Are there animals alive today that lived millions of years ago?


                                      UPCOMING EVENTS AT CURIOUS KIDS' DISCOVERY ZONE


DINO STOMP SATURDAY, AUG. 2, 12-4 P.M.-- "SECRETS OF THE DEEP." For centuries, sailors crossed the oceans but never had a clue what lay below them on the ocean floor. Climb aboard for an amazing underwater voyage where we can learn about some of the deep sea's long kept secrets.


Monday, Aug. 4

Prehistoric Footprints-- "Diplodocus." No human being has ever seen a living, breathing dinosaur, but we are learning more about them each day by studying fossilized bones and teeth. Join us each week as we learn about a different dinosaur and the life we think they lived.

Tuesday, Aug. 5

The Unhuggables-- "Skunk." Animals that are hard to love or even like at times.


Wednesday, Aug. 6

Earth's History-- "The Devonian Period." There were creatures living on land 150 million years before the dinosaurs, and the first tiny life forms lived in the ocean. Join us as we explore Earth's history.


Thursday, Aug. 7

Animals Alive with Love Creek Nature Center/Berrien County Parks. Live Animal Show at 1:00 p.m.-- "Animals That Are Hard To Love." Join us as we venture into the exciting world of animals with Love Creek Nature Center/Berrien County Parks. Each week we'll learn about a different animal followed by fun crafts from 2-4 p.m.


Friday, Aug. 8

How Fossils Are Formed-- "Trace Fossils." What is a fossil? Fossils are the remains of dead animals or plants. These become trapped in the ground and turned into rock over millions of years. Join us each week to learn more about fossils.


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