U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIORBUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT
Midsummer Night's Science Series
Come discover the natural wonders in your backyard here on Campbell Tract. Interact with local professionals and discover the processes of science and natural resource management. These family-friendly workshops are free and open to the public. All programs begin at 7:00pm.
June 1: Bear Aware for Families
June 8: Creating Confident Outdoor Families
June 22: Dena'ina Bada q'u' qilan: Who Are the Dena'ina?
Half of all Alaskans live in traditional Dena’ina territory. Before Anchorage established its tent-city in 1915, the Cook Inlet region was home to the Dena’ina people and continues to be today. Join Aaron Leggett, a member of the Eklutna tribe of Dena’ina Athabascans and the Alaska Gallery Curator at the Anchorage Museum, on a journey through the history of the Cook Inlet area, its original inhabitants, and today’s thriving Dena’ina culture.
July 6: Go for the Gold
July 20: The Buzz on Pollinators
August 3: Wild Wolves
August 17: Mushroom Fair
Moms, Pops, & Tots
Discovering the Outdoors with Your Children
From the earliest ages, nature exploration and outdoor play are critical for children’s healthy development. Come spend time with us exploring the wonders of the natural world with your infant or toddler and their siblings. You'll establish an outdoor activity network with other parents, learn more about outdoor gear, and leave with useful handouts!
We all begin together on our gentle adventures exploring areas around the Science Center. Bathrooms and changing stations are available. Flexible ending time allows families to stay for the full two hours or leave when the enthusiasm wanes.
Programs are 10am to 12pm every other Wednesday beginning in mid-June:
June 15 & 29