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Kids and Families

The museum is always alive with new activities for kids and families! Excite curious minds with a visit to the Google Garage — come again and again for creative tinkering, there’s always something new! Keep an eye out for events for the family, below.

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June 2019

Summer Camp: Comic Book Camp (registration closed)

June 17 @ 9:00 am - June 21 @ 12:00 pm

Get creative and dream up your own superheroes and fantasy creatures. Tell the stories of the crazy adventures they go on in your very own comic book! Each day, you’ll learn comic book storytelling techniques and receive hands-on art instruction from real-life comic book artists. Along the way, you'll learn about and get the chance to use the same tools as real-life comic creators, including tablets, digital drawing software, and high-quality art materials for your final comic. You'll leave with…

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Musical Adventures

June 22 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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Join Miss Steph of Making Musicians in Boulder Valley for a fun and interactive music class! We’ll sing songs, we’ll dance a hoedown, we’ll take a trip to Jupiter, and we might even meet a talking…dolphin?? Children of all ages and abilities welcome! FREE with Museum admission

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Preschool Paleontologists

June 30 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States

A real paleontologist will show your young learner the tricks of the trade with awesome paleontology projects! The Preschool Paleontologists will be learning about prehistoric animals that lived in Colorado millions of years ago. Students will be able to touch real fossils and see tools that actual paleontologists use every day. They will dig for fossils, make fossils to take home, and create an extinction-causing volcano! Facilitator: Lizzie Reinthal is a paleo-botanist-turned-preschool teacher who has worked in the field and done…

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July 2019

FREE Sunday @ MUSE

July 7 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States

The Museum of Boulder is pleased to announce FREE DAY at the museum on Sunday, July 7th from 10:00am-5:00pm. Come enjoy all the Museum has to offer for adults and children including the Boulder Experience Gallery (2nd Floor Gallery) showcasing the history of Boulder, and A-MAZE-D (lower level) featuring a giant cardboard maze for all ages, and Pack-It-Up (Main Gallery) to explore real stories of voyages from Boulder’s past and present.  The Google Garage maker-space will have volunteers to help…

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Preschool Paleontologists

July 14 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States

A real paleontologist will show your young learner the tricks of the trade with awesome paleontology projects! The Preschool Paleontologists will be learning about prehistoric animals that lived in Colorado millions of years ago. Students will be able to touch real fossils and see tools that actual paleontologists use every day. They will dig for fossils, make fossils to take home, and create an extinction-causing volcano! Facilitator: Lizzie Reinthal is a paleo-botanist-turned-preschool teacher who has worked in the field and done…

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Summer Camp: Game On!

July 15 @ 9:00 am - July 19 @ 12:00 pm

*Limited spots still available*   Summertime means it's Game On! In this summer camp,  we'll be playing all kinds of board and video games and then create a board game of your own! You'll develop everything from your avatars to your final game board. Pop Culture Classroom is here from Denver to prove that games aren’t JUST fun. They also help develop critical and creative literacy skills.  Ages: 7-11 Time: 9:00 am-12:00 pm Register now >>

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August 2019

Free Sunday @ MUSE

August 4 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Free

The Museum of Boulder is pleased to announce FREE DAY at the museum on Sunday, August 4th from 10:00am-5:00pm. Come enjoy all the Museum has to offer for adults and children including the Boulder Experience Gallery (2nd Floor Gallery) showcasing the history of Boulder, and A-MAZE-D (lower level) featuring a giant cardboard maze for all ages, and Pack-It-Up (Main Gallery) to explore real stories of voyages from Boulder’s past and present. The Google Garage maker-space will have volunteers to help…

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Dream Tank’s Summer Camp Accelerators for Kids and Teens

August 5 @ 9:00 am - August 9 @ 3:30 pm
$395

*Limited spots still available*   Is your kid or teen a young innovator/entrepreneur/environmentalist? Are they ready to dream big and make their vision come to life? Come experience the ultimate young innovator’s playground and design-thinking hub. In the course of 5 days, they will become a (Dream)Maker by embarking on a series of missions that combine the art of dreaming with the application of real-world skills and action. This entrepreneurial, action-packed accelerator offers the unique opportunity for kids and teens…

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Preschool Paleontologists

August 11 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States

A real paleontologist will show your young learner the tricks of the trade with awesome paleontology projects! The Preschool Paleontologists will be learning about prehistoric animals that lived in Colorado millions of years ago. Students will be able to touch real fossils and see tools that actual paleontologists use every day. They will dig for fossils, make fossils to take home, and create an extinction-causing volcano! Facilitator: Lizzie Reinthal is a paleo-botanist-turned-preschool teacher who has worked in the field and done…

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September 2019

Parents Night Out

September 6 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Museum of Boulder, 2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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Our friends at Campanizer have designed a fun evening of games and crafts for kids while parents enjoy a night out on the town. Vetted adult counselors will provide supervision. Cost: $20 per kid | Pizza and a drink included Ages: 4 years and up Purchase tickets online by 09/05/19 Sponsored by: Campanizer.com: Online platform that connects parents with other parents and with activity providers to simplify kids' activities coordination and discovery process. Boulder Karate: Boulder Karate believes in quality…

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