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Astronomy Camp 2-3

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

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

  • Date
  • Time
  • Location
  • Member/Non-Member
Jul 28, 2014 to Aug 1, 2014
7am Mon - 5pm Fri
Camp Hancock, Fossil, OR
$515/$565

Astronomy Camp 4-5

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

Learn about the stars, planets, sun and moon under clear night skies at Camp Hancock.

  • Date
  • Time
  • Location
  • Member/Non-Member
Aug 18, 2014 to Aug 22, 2014
7am Mon - 5pm Fri
Camp Hancock, Fossil, OR
$515/$565

Astronomy Camp 6-8

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

Join us at Camp Hancock as we search the sky for galaxies, nebulae and planets through a telescope.

  • Date
  • Time
  • Location
  • Member/Non-Member
Jul 28, 2014 to Aug 1, 2014
7am Mon - 5pm Fri
Camp Hancock, Fossil, OR
$515/$565

Astronomy Camp 9-12

Format
Residential
Subject/Topic
Earth Science & Space
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 18, 2014 to Aug 23, 2014
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 23, 2014 to Jun 27, 2014
7am Mon - 5pm Fri
Camp Hancock, Fossil, OR
$565/$615

Desert Survival

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 7, 2014 to Jul 11, 2014
7am Mon - 5pm Fri
Camp Hancock, Fossil, OR
$515/$565

Fossils & Geology

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

Investigate the incredible rock formations and fossil beds found near Camp Hancock.

  • Date
  • Time
  • Location
  • Member/Non-Member
Aug 4, 2014 to Aug 8, 2014
7am Mon - 5pm Fri
Camp Hancock, Fossil, OR
$515/$565

Fossils Rock!

Format
Residential
Subject/Topic
Earth Science & Space
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 14, 2014 to Jul 18, 2014
7am Mon - 5pm Fri
Camp Hancock, Fossil, OR
$515/$565

Hancock Family Weekend

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

Bring the family for three days at Camp Hancock and learn about everything from astronomy to paleontology.

  • Date
  • Time
  • Location
  • Member/Non-Member
Jul 25, 2014 to Jul 27, 2014
6pm Fri - Noon Sun
Camp Hancock, Fossil, OR
$155/$205

Herpetology Research Team

Format
Residential
Subject/Topic
Life Science
Grade Level(s)
9th — 12th

Join us on a naturalist’s adventure as we study reptiles and amphibians found in eastern Oregon.

  • Date
  • Time
  • Location
  • Member/Non-Member
Jul 7, 2014 to Jul 18, 2014
7am Mon - 5pm Fri
Camp Hancock, Fossil, OR
$825/$875

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 11, 2014 to Aug 15, 2014
7am Mon - 5pm Fri
Camp Hancock, Fossil, OR
$515/$565

Labor Day at Hancock

Format
Residential
Subject/Topic
Earth Science & Space
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
Aug 29, 2014 to Sep 1, 2014
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 30, 2014 to Jul 2, 2014
7am Mon - 5pm Wed
Camp Hancock, Fossil, OR
$310/$360

Memorial Day at Hancock

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

Visit Hancock Field Station for a weekend of fossil and wildlife exploration in the canyons of the John Day Fossil Beds National Monument.

  • Date
  • Time
  • Location
  • Member/Non-Member
May 23, 2014 to May 26, 2014
6pm Fri - Noon Mon
Camp Hancock, Fossil, OR
$215/$265

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 20, 2014 to Aug 2, 2014
7am Sun - 5pm Sat
Camp Hancock, Fossil, OR
$825/$875

Paleontology Field Study

Format
Residential
Subject/Topic
Earth Science & Space
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 21, 2014 to Jul 25, 2014
7am Mon - 5pm Fri
Camp Hancock, Fossil, OR
$515/$565
Aug 18, 2014 to Aug 22, 2014
7am Mon - 5pm Fri
Camp Hancock, Fossil, OR
$515/$565

Paleontology Research Team

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

Find out if you have what it takes to be a paleontologist by exploring the fossil beds of eastern Oregon.

  • Date
  • Time
  • Location
  • Member/Non-Member
Jun 23, 2014 to Jul 2, 2014
7am Mon - 5pm Wed
Camp Hancock, Fossil, OR
$725/$775

Reptiles & Amphibians

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

Learn about lizards, snakes, frogs, toads and salamanders—all of which can be found at OMSI’s Camp Hancock.

  • Date
  • Time
  • Location
  • Member/Non-Member
Aug 11, 2014 to Aug 15, 2014
7am Mon - 5pm Fri
Camp Hancock, Fossil, OR
$515/$565

Wilderness Survival

Format
Residential
Subject/Topic
Skill Building
Grade Level(s)
6th — 8th

Develop intermediate survival skills such as plant identification, fire-making, orienteering, animal tracking and shelter building.

  • Date
  • Time
  • Location
  • Member/Non-Member
Aug 4, 2014 to Aug 8, 2014
7am Mon - 5pm Fri
Camp Hancock, Fossil, OR
$515/$565

Wildlife Ecology

Format
Residential
Subject/Topic
Life Science
Grade Level(s)
6th — 8th

Get an up-close look at wild creatures and animal bones as we learn about the amazing wildlife surrounding Camp Hancock.

  • Date
  • Time
  • Location
  • Member/Non-Member
Jul 14, 2014 to Jul 18, 2014
7am Mon - 5pm Fri
Camp Hancock, Fossil, OR
$515/$565

Memorial Day at Hancock

Format
Residential
Location
Camp Hancock, Fossil, OR
Date(s)
May 23-26, 2014
Grade Level(s)
Family
Price Range
$215-$265
Start and end times
6pm Fri - Noon Mon

Visit Hancock Field Station for a weekend of fossil and wildlife exploration in the canyons of the John Day Fossil Beds National Monument.


Desert Documentary Explorers

Format
Residential
Location
Camp Hancock, Fossil, OR
Date(s)
Jun 23-27, 2014
Grade Level(s)
6th — 8th
Price Range
$565-$615
Start and end times
7am Mon - 5pm Fri

This five-day program will give students an introduction to the techniques and tools used in outdoor documentary film-making.


Paleontology Research Team

Format
Residential
Location
Camp Hancock, Fossil, OR
Date(s)
Jun 23-Jul 2, 2014
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 exploring the fossil beds of eastern Oregon.


Lizards, Bugs, Birds & Mammals

Format
Residential
Location
Camp Hancock, Fossil, OR
Date(s)
Jun 30-Jul 2, 2014
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

Format
Residential
Location
Camp Hancock, Fossil, OR
Date(s)
Jul 7-11, 2014
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.


Herpetology Research Team

Format
Residential
Location
Camp Hancock, Fossil, OR
Date(s)
Jul 7-18, 2014
Grade Level(s)
9th — 12th
Price Range
$825-$875
Start and end times
7am Mon - 5pm Fri

Join us on a naturalist’s adventure as we study reptiles and amphibians found in eastern Oregon.


Fossils Rock!

Format
Residential
Location
Camp Hancock, Fossil, OR
Date(s)
Jul 14-18, 2014
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.


Wildlife Ecology

Format
Residential
Location
Camp Hancock, Fossil, OR
Date(s)
Jul 14-18, 2014
Grade Level(s)
6th — 8th
Price Range
$515-$565
Start and end times
7am Mon - 5pm Fri

Get an up-close look at wild creatures and animal bones as we learn about the amazing wildlife surrounding Camp Hancock.


OMSI Ambassadors

Format
Traveling
Location
Camp Hancock, Fossil, OR
Date(s)
Jul 20-Aug 2, 2014
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.


Paleontology Field Study

Format
Residential
Location
Camp Hancock, Fossil, OR
Date(s)
Jul 21-25, 2014
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.


Hancock Family Weekend

Format
Residential
Location
Camp Hancock, Fossil, OR
Date(s)
Jul 25-27, 2014
Grade Level(s)
Family
Price Range
$155-$205
Start and end times
6pm Fri - Noon Sun

Bring the family for three days at Camp Hancock and learn about everything from astronomy to paleontology.


Astronomy Camp 2-3

Format
Residential
Location
Camp Hancock, Fossil, OR
Date(s)
Jul 28-Aug 1, 2014
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 28-Aug 1, 2014
Grade Level(s)
6th — 8th
Price Range
$515-$565
Start and end times
7am Mon - 5pm Fri

Join us at Camp Hancock as we search the sky for galaxies, nebulae and planets through a telescope.


Fossils & Geology

Format
Residential
Location
Camp Hancock, Fossil, OR
Date(s)
Aug 4-8, 2014
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 near Camp Hancock.


Wilderness Survival

Format
Residential
Location
Camp Hancock, Fossil, OR
Date(s)
Aug 4-8, 2014
Grade Level(s)
6th — 8th
Price Range
$515-$565
Start and end times
7am Mon - 5pm Fri

Develop intermediate survival skills such as plant identification, fire-making, orienteering, animal tracking and shelter building.


Junior Survival

Format
Residential
Location
Camp Hancock, Fossil, OR
Date(s)
Aug 11-15, 2014
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.


Reptiles & Amphibians

Format
Residential
Location
Camp Hancock, Fossil, OR
Date(s)
Aug 11-15, 2014
Grade Level(s)
4th — 5th
Price Range
$515-$565
Start and end times
7am Mon - 5pm Fri

Learn about lizards, snakes, frogs, toads and salamanders—all of which can be found at OMSI’s Camp Hancock.


Astronomy Camp 4-5

Format
Residential
Location
Camp Hancock, Fossil, OR
Date(s)
Aug 18-22, 2014
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 at Camp Hancock.


Astronomy Camp 9-12

Format
Residential
Location
Camp Hancock, Fossil, OR
Date(s)
Aug 18-23, 2014
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.


Paleontology Field Study

Format
Residential
Location
Camp Hancock, Fossil, OR
Date(s)
Aug 18-22, 2014
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.


Labor Day at Hancock

Format
Residential
Location
Camp Hancock, Fossil, OR
Date(s)
Aug 29-Sep 1, 2014
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.