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Astronomy Camp 2-3

Format
Residential
Subject/Topic
Earth & Space Science
Grade Level(s)
2nd — 3rd

Join us for a week of exploring, astronomy and fun.

  • Date
  • Time
  • Location
  • Member/Non-Member
Jul 13, 2015 to Jul 17, 2015
7am Mon - 5pm Fri
Camp Hancock, Fossil, OR
$515/$565

Astronomy Camp 4-5

Format
Residential
Subject/Topic
Earth & Space Science
Grade Level(s)
4th — 5th

Learn about the stars, planets, sun, and moon under clear night skies of the central Oregon desert.

  • Date
  • Time
  • Location
  • Member/Non-Member
Aug 10, 2015 to Aug 14, 2015
7am Mon - 5pm Fri
Camp Hancock, Fossil, OR
$515/$565

Astronomy Camp 6-8

Format
Residential
Subject/Topic
Earth & Space Science
Grade Level(s)
6th — 8th

Join us in the central Oregon desert as we search the sky for galaxies, nebulae, and planets through a telescope.

  • Date
  • Time
  • Location
  • Member/Non-Member
Jul 13, 2015 to Jul 17, 2015
7am Mon - 5pm Fri
Camp Hancock, Fossil, OR
$515/$565

Astronomy Camp 9-12

Format
Residential
Subject/Topic
Earth & Space Science
Grade Level(s)
9th — 12th

Practice locating star clusters and galaxies with a telescope, then take your new skills to one of the largest and most popular astronomy events in the country: Oregon Star Party.

  • Date
  • Time
  • Location
  • Member/Non-Member
Aug 10, 2015 to Aug 15, 2015
7am Mon - 5pm Sat
Camp Hancock, Fossil, OR
$565/$615

Desert Documentary Explorers

Format
Residential
Subject/Topic
Technology
Grade Level(s)
6th — 8th
This five-day program will give students an introduction to the techniques and tools used in outdoor documentary film-making.
  • Date
  • Time
  • Location
  • Member/Non-Member
Jun 22, 2015 to Jun 27, 2015
7am Mon - 5pm Sat
Camp Hancock, Fossil, OR
$565-$615

Desert Survival 4-5

Format
Residential
Subject/Topic
Skill Building
Grade Level(s)
4th — 5th

Discover how living organisms (including humans) have survived in the desert for thousands of years.

  • Date
  • Time
  • Location
  • Member/Non-Member
Jul 6, 2015 to Jul 10, 2015
7am Mon - 5pm Fri
Camp Hancock, Fossil, OR
$515/$565
Aug 3, 2015 to Aug 7, 2015
7am Mon - 5pm Fri
Camp Hancock, Fossil, OR
$515/$565

Fossils & Geology

Format
Residential
Subject/Topic
Earth & Space Science
Grade Level(s)
4th — 5th

Investigate the incredible rock formations and fossil beds found in the John Day Fossil Beds National Monument.

  • Date
  • Time
  • Location
  • Member/Non-Member
Aug 17, 2015 to Aug 21, 2015
7am Mon - 5pm Fri
Camp Hancock, Fossil, OR
$515/$565

Fossils Rock!

Format
Residential
Subject/Topic
Earth & Space Science
Grade Level(s)
2nd — 3rd

Learn about the origins of Oregon’s landscape during a fun-filled week of fossil hunting, rock hounding and thunderegg polishing.

  • Date
  • Time
  • Location
  • Member/Non-Member
Jul 27, 2015 to Jul 31, 2015
7am Mon - 5pm Fri
Camp Hancock, Fossil, OR
$515/$565

Hancock Family Weekend

Format
Residential
Subject/Topic
Earth & Space Science
Grade Level(s)
Family

Bring the family to Camp Hancock and learn about everything from astronomy to paleontology.

  • Date
  • Time
  • Location
  • Member/Non-Member
Jul 24, 2015 to Jul 26, 2015
6pm Fri - Noon Sun
Camp Hancock, Fossil, OR
$155/$205

Junior Survival

Format
Residential
Subject/Topic
Skill Building
Grade Level(s)
2nd — 3rd

Spend a week learning basic wilderness survival skills.

  • Date
  • Time
  • Location
  • Member/Non-Member
Aug 10, 2015 to Aug 14, 2015
7am Mon - 5pm Fri
Camp Hancock, Fossil, OR
$515/$565

Labor Day at Hancock

Format
Residential
Subject/Topic
Earth & Space Science
Grade Level(s)
Family

Join us for an unforgettable weekend at Camp Hancock and learn about the geologic history and wildlife of the John Day Fossil Beds.

  • Date
  • Time
  • Location
  • Member/Non-Member
Sep 4, 2015 to Sep 7, 2015
6pm Fri - Noon Mon
Camp Hancock, Fossil, OR
$215/$265

Lizards, Bugs, Birds & Mammals

Format
Residential
Subject/Topic
Life Science
Grade Level(s)
2nd — 3rd

Spend 3 days discovering the amazing animals and habitats of the high desert at Camp Hancock.

  • Date
  • Time
  • Location
  • Member/Non-Member
Jun 29, 2015 to Jul 1, 2015
7am Mon - 5pm Wed
Camp Hancock, Fossil, OR
$310/$360

OMSI Ambassadors

Format
Traveling
Subject/Topic
Skill Building
Grade Level(s)
9th — 12th

Travel across the Pacific Northwest as tour guides for exchange students from Japan.

  • Date
  • Time
  • Location
  • Member/Non-Member
Jul 19, 2015 to Aug 1, 2015
7am Sun - 5pm Sat
Camp Hancock, Fossil, OR
$825/$875

Paleontology Field Study

Format
Residential
Subject/Topic
Earth & Space Science
Grade Level(s)
6th — 8th

Learn about life in Oregon millions of years ago with an up-close look at the plant and animal fossils found in the different units of the John Day Fossil Beds National Monument.

  • Date
  • Time
  • Location
  • Member/Non-Member
Jul 6, 2015 to Jul 10, 2015
7am Mon - 5pm Fri
Camp Hancock, Fossil, OR
$515/$565
Aug 3, 2015 to Aug 7, 2015
7am Mon - 5pm Fri
Camp Hancock, Fossil, OR
$515/$565

Reptiles & Amphibians

Format
Residential
Subject/Topic
Life Science
Grade Level(s)
4th — 5th

Spend the days discovering how critters survive in the desert while learning about lizards, snakes, frogs, toads and salamanders at Camp Hancock.

  • Date
  • Time
  • Location
  • Member/Non-Member
Jul 27, 2015 to Jul 31, 2015
7am Mon - 5pm Fri
Camp Hancock, Fossil, OR
$515/$565

Research Team:
Paleontology

Format
Residential
Subject/Topic
Earth & Space Science
Grade Level(s)
9th — 12th

Find out if you have what it takes to be a paleontologist by working in the field to unlock the secrets of Oregon’s incredible past.

  • Date
  • Time
  • Location
  • Member/Non-Member
Jun 22, 2015 to Jul 1, 2015
7am Mon - 5pm Wed
Camp Hancock, Fossil, OR
$725/$775

Desert Documentary Explorers

Format
Residential
Location
Camp Hancock, Fossil, OR
Date(s)
Jun 22-27, 2015
Grade Level(s)
6th — 8th
Price Range
$565-$615
Start and end times
7am Mon - 5pm Sat
This five-day program will give students an introduction to the techniques and tools used in outdoor documentary film-making.

Research Team:
Paleontology

Format
Residential
Location
Camp Hancock, Fossil, OR
Date(s)
Jun 22-Jul 1, 2015
Grade Level(s)
9th — 12th
Price Range
$725-$775
Start and end times
7am Mon - 5pm Wed

Find out if you have what it takes to be a paleontologist by working in the field to unlock the secrets of Oregon’s incredible past.


Lizards, Bugs, Birds & Mammals

Format
Residential
Location
Camp Hancock, Fossil, OR
Date(s)
Jun 29-Jul 1, 2015
Grade Level(s)
2nd — 3rd
Price Range
$310-$360
Start and end times
7am Mon - 5pm Wed

Spend 3 days discovering the amazing animals and habitats of the high desert at Camp Hancock.


Desert Survival 4-5

Format
Residential
Location
Camp Hancock, Fossil, OR
Date(s)
Jul 6-10, 2015
Grade Level(s)
4th — 5th
Price Range
$515-$565
Start and end times
7am Mon - 5pm Fri

Discover how living organisms (including humans) have survived in the desert for thousands of years.


Paleontology Field Study

Format
Residential
Location
Camp Hancock, Fossil, OR
Date(s)
Jul 6-10, 2015
Grade Level(s)
6th — 8th
Price Range
$515-$565
Start and end times
7am Mon - 5pm Fri

Learn about life in Oregon millions of years ago with an up-close look at the plant and animal fossils found in the different units of the John Day Fossil Beds National Monument.


Astronomy Camp 2-3

Format
Residential
Location
Camp Hancock, Fossil, OR
Date(s)
Jul 13-17, 2015
Grade Level(s)
2nd — 3rd
Price Range
$515-$565
Start and end times
7am Mon - 5pm Fri

Join us for a week of exploring, astronomy and fun.


Astronomy Camp 6-8

Format
Residential
Location
Camp Hancock, Fossil, OR
Date(s)
Jul 13-17, 2015
Grade Level(s)
6th — 8th
Price Range
$515-$565
Start and end times
7am Mon - 5pm Fri

Join us in the central Oregon desert as we search the sky for galaxies, nebulae, and planets through a telescope.


OMSI Ambassadors

Format
Traveling
Location
Camp Hancock, Fossil, OR
Date(s)
Jul 19-Aug 1, 2015
Grade Level(s)
9th — 12th
Price Range
$825-$875
Start and end times
7am Sun - 5pm Sat

Travel across the Pacific Northwest as tour guides for exchange students from Japan.


Hancock Family Weekend

Format
Residential
Location
Camp Hancock, Fossil, OR
Date(s)
Jul 24-26, 2015
Grade Level(s)
Family
Price Range
$155-$205
Start and end times
6pm Fri - Noon Sun

Bring the family to Camp Hancock and learn about everything from astronomy to paleontology.


Fossils Rock!

Format
Residential
Location
Camp Hancock, Fossil, OR
Date(s)
Jul 27-31, 2015
Grade Level(s)
2nd — 3rd
Price Range
$515-$565
Start and end times
7am Mon - 5pm Fri

Learn about the origins of Oregon’s landscape during a fun-filled week of fossil hunting, rock hounding and thunderegg polishing.


Reptiles & Amphibians

Format
Residential
Location
Camp Hancock, Fossil, OR
Date(s)
Jul 27-31, 2015
Grade Level(s)
4th — 5th
Price Range
$515-$565
Start and end times
7am Mon - 5pm Fri

Spend the days discovering how critters survive in the desert while learning about lizards, snakes, frogs, toads and salamanders at Camp Hancock.


Desert Survival 4-5

Format
Residential
Location
Camp Hancock, Fossil, OR
Date(s)
Aug 3-7, 2015
Grade Level(s)
4th — 5th
Price Range
$515-$565
Start and end times
7am Mon - 5pm Fri

Discover how living organisms (including humans) have survived in the desert for thousands of years.


Paleontology Field Study

Format
Residential
Location
Camp Hancock, Fossil, OR
Date(s)
Aug 3-7, 2015
Grade Level(s)
6th — 8th
Price Range
$515-$565
Start and end times
7am Mon - 5pm Fri

Learn about life in Oregon millions of years ago with an up-close look at the plant and animal fossils found in the different units of the John Day Fossil Beds National Monument.


Astronomy Camp 4-5

Format
Residential
Location
Camp Hancock, Fossil, OR
Date(s)
Aug 10-14, 2015
Grade Level(s)
4th — 5th
Price Range
$515-$565
Start and end times
7am Mon - 5pm Fri

Learn about the stars, planets, sun, and moon under clear night skies of the central Oregon desert.


Astronomy Camp 9-12

Format
Residential
Location
Camp Hancock, Fossil, OR
Date(s)
Aug 10-15, 2015
Grade Level(s)
9th — 12th
Price Range
$565-$615
Start and end times
7am Mon - 5pm Sat

Practice locating star clusters and galaxies with a telescope, then take your new skills to one of the largest and most popular astronomy events in the country: Oregon Star Party.


Junior Survival

Format
Residential
Location
Camp Hancock, Fossil, OR
Date(s)
Aug 10-14, 2015
Grade Level(s)
2nd — 3rd
Price Range
$515-$565
Start and end times
7am Mon - 5pm Fri

Spend a week learning basic wilderness survival skills.


Fossils & Geology

Format
Residential
Location
Camp Hancock, Fossil, OR
Date(s)
Aug 17-21, 2015
Grade Level(s)
4th — 5th
Price Range
$515-$565
Start and end times
7am Mon - 5pm Fri

Investigate the incredible rock formations and fossil beds found in the John Day Fossil Beds National Monument.


Labor Day at Hancock

Format
Residential
Location
Camp Hancock, Fossil, OR
Date(s)
Sep 4-7, 2015
Grade Level(s)
Family
Price Range
$215-$265
Start and end times
6pm Fri - Noon Mon

Join us for an unforgettable weekend at Camp Hancock and learn about the geologic history and wildlife of the John Day Fossil Beds.