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Rocks & Minerals Camp

Join Us!

Calling Geologists! Ask about minerals...and we will tell you what rocks!! From minerals with impurities that give that beautiful color, to minerals that glow in the dark...from amazingly hard crystals to rocks that crumble in your hand...enjoy the beauty of rock collections at Burpee!

Campers should bring a sack lunch.  Parents can arrive early on the final day for a short presentation on all of the week's accomplishments!

Time: 9-3pm
Dates: July 18th-22nd
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Rock Hounds

KidVentures Camp

Ages 3-6

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Evaluate What Rocks Lab
Geologist: Rocks & Minerals

Explorers

Ages 7-13

Camp Details

You can register online (link above) or call Burpee at 815-965-3433

Explorers Camp: Geologist: Rocks & Minerals

Ages 7-14

Course Description: Discover all things that Rock! Identify minerals, chat with experts, explore erosion with stream tables, and explore geology on other planets! Learn from Burpee's geologists, discover ancient Rockford, and journey through Earth's awesome past!

Kidventures Camp: Rock Hounds!

Ages 3-6

Course Description: Discover all things that Rock! Identify minerals, chat with experts, explore erosion with stream tables, and make your own volcano! Learn from Burpee's geologists, see glowing minerals, and journey through Earth's awesome past!