No matter the season, there’s always something fun happening at the Springs Preserve.
They’re big. They’re bad. They’re HERE. Picture a place where the dinosaurs stand taller than you ever expected and their voices thunder through your bones. Look up—way up!—Dinosaurs Unearthed features life-size, life-like animatronic dinosaurs, full-scale skeletons and fossils from around the world. PLUS—get up close and VERY personal with velociraptors, T-rexes and more at Jurassic World: Blue, the virtual reality experience, running weekends only concurrently with Dinosaurs Unearthed. Running now through September 3rd, 9am-5pm at the Origin Museum. Admission is free for members or with a paid general admission.
Springs Preserve Summer Camps–
This summer they’ve added three NEW camps just for age 5 and a NEW Summer STEM Retreat for preteens and teens ages 12-14. Kids ages 6-11 still have eight awesome weeks of camp to choose from in 2019—every week features new, learning- and nature-based adventure themes!
Your camp experience ALSO includes explorations in our Nature Exchange and museums; YMCA swims; zoology encounters; hands-on learning with our naturalists and garden gurus; fun crafts and games. Ages 6-11 will participate in weekly theater/acting programs with Drama Kids International, enjoy science projects and have a weekly onsite pizza party picnic.
Camps run each week through August 9th. See the link above for each week’s schedule and/or theme. Hours are 9am-4pm Monday- Friday, with optional extended care 7am-9am and 4pm-6:30pm. Camp costs are as follows:
$190/week members, $240 with extended care
$200/week non-members, $250 with extended care
AGES 6-11 and 12-14
$200/week members, $250 with extended care
$225/week non-members, $275 with extended care
Botanical Garden Guided Walk–
Join the experts for a free 45-minute guided walk through our beautiful Botanical Garden at 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. on select Saturdays and Sundays. In the Botanical Garden, meet up at the Gardens Center near the entrance to the GardensCheck the calendar for details.
Be sure to check their calender events page often for new fun and exciting things to come at the Springs Preserve. Tickets to the Springs Preserve begin at $4.95 for children and go up to $18.95 for visitor Adults. Children 2 and under are always free. They can be purchased online at the link.
If you frequent the Springs Preserve, membership would be a great savings. Memberships start at just $30 for an individual and $60 for a family. All members enjoy:
- Year-round Springs Preserve AND Nevada State Museum access
- Discounts on activities and in the Divine Cafe and Gift Shop
- Exclusive member previews and events
- American Horticulture Society Reciprocal Admissions Program(Opens another site in new window) discounts to 300+ gardens nationwide
(Photos courtesy www.springspreserve.org)
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