The Journey Museum


Family Dinosaur Day Digs in Faith, South Dakota
Dates: July 3, 5, 6, 7 and 8
, 2010

Plan your summer vacation around this exciting opportunity. Meet with paleontologists from The Children's Museum of Indianapolis for a day of digging for dinosaurs at the Ruth Mason Quarry in Faith, S.D. You can dig for one or two days. The museum provides lunch, experts, tools, instructions and the opportunity to find real dinosaur fossils. All fossils discovered become property of The Children's Museum.


Journey Museum Members receive the discounted rate. Call Diane Melvin at 605-394-2535 for the discount code.

Fee: $125, youth/adult member; $155, youth/adult nonmember. Costs are per day and include lunch at the ranch. Fees do not include transportation or hotel. Program fee is not-refundable.
Ages:  8 and older only

Children must be accompanied by a registered adult.

 

For more information visit http://www.childrensmuseum.org/themuseum/dinosphere/dino_digs.htm, or e-mail dinodigs@childrensmuseum.org.

 

Also check out our blog http://www.childrensmuseum.org/dinoblog/index.php.

 

The dinosaur digs are dependent upon dry weather. If inclement weather causes a dig cancellation, the museum will not issue refunds. Museum staff will have facilitated activities related to science or history. If possible, the trip itinerary will be adjusted to allow maximum time at the dinosaur digs.

 

 

 

Dinosaur Science Teacher Dig:  Dinosaur Collecting Expedition in South Dakota

 July 9 – 14, 2010

Join teacher Rick Crosslin on this dinosaur expedition for teachers and to do the science that you typically only read about in textbooks. Spend two days collecting fossils for The Children's Museum at the Ruth Mason Quarry—the largest fossil bed of duck-billed dinosaurs in the world. Participants will visit the Black Hills Institute of Geological Research and other sites.

Teachers:

Grades K–8

Dates:

Friday–Wednesday, July 9–14, 2010

Special Orientation:

To be announced

Times:

Off-site times vary

Location:

South Dakota

Fee:

$795 for double occupancy
$995 for single occupancy

Fees do not include transportation cost to South Dakota. Hotel cost and lunches on the days at the dig site are included. While in South Dakota, transportation will be provided by museum staff.  A $100 nonrefundable down payment is required at the time of registration.

 

 

 

For more information visit http://www.childrensmuseum.org/themuseum/dinosphere/dino_digs.htm, or e-mail dinodigs@childrensmuseum.org.

 

Also check out our blog http://www.childrensmuseum.org/dinoblog/index.php.

 

The dinosaur digs are dependent upon dry weather. If inclement weather causes a dig cancellation, the museum will not issue refunds. Museum staff will have facilitated activities related to science or history. If possible, the trip itinerary will be adjusted to allow maximum time at the dinosaur digs.

 

 

 

 

 


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