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Summer Programming 

The Nanaimo Museum proudly offers a diverse selection of programming for children during the summer months of July and August. Designed for drop-in participation these programs are not only educational, and informative but fun! Listed below are the Museums feature children programs for the summer.

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Dinosaurs                                                                             Fridays in July & August from 1:30am - 3:30pm (Excluding July 25)

Millions of years ago there were dinosaurs living in Nanaimo!  Hands-on activities include making fossilized dinosaur footprints, sifting for dinosaur bones, touching fossils and finding out about our local dinosaur, the Elasamosaurus .The program is designed for children ages 5-12 years and is included in museum admission fee.  The program is offered on a drop-in basis and caregivers must be present at all times.  Please allow at least one hour to complete activities

Junior Archaeologist                                                                    Wednesdays in July & August from 1:30pm - 3:30pm

Children will explore Nanaimoís ancient history through the eyes of an archaeologist.  Hands-on activities include sifting through soil for artifacts, rebuilding clay pots, investigating and handling artifacts from the museumís education collection that are more than 1,000 years old and make petroglyph rubbings.The program is designed for children ages 5-12 years and is included in museum admission fee.  The program is offered on a drop-in basis and caregivers must be present at all times. Please allow at least one hour to complete activities.

 

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