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Fossils & Geology

Price Range
Grade Level(s)
4th — 5th
Level of Physical Activity
Moderate activity

Investigate the incredible rock formations and fossil beds found near Camp Hancock. Discover clues about ancient Oregon and spend the week studying how the landscape has changed over millions of years. This program includes a trip to the Thomas Condon Paleontology Center, polishing thundereggs, and a visit to the town of Fossil, where we’ll dig up fossils that are millions of years old to bring home.

Available Sessions

Dates Location Member/Non-member

Fossils & Geology

Start Date Aug 17, 2015
End Date Aug 21, 2015
Start and End Times 7am Mon - 5pm Fri
Duration 5 days
Location Camp Hancock, Fossil, OR
Member/Non-Member $515/$565
Check In Check-in on the first day of camp is at 7am in the south parking lot at OMSI.
Check Out Check-out on the final day of camp is at 5pm in the auxiliary parking lot near OMSI (Water Ave and SE Main St). Photo ID is required.

Transportation is provided to and from OMSI in Portland and is an important part of the getting-acquainted process.

Catalog Number 964FG817