zoobabies hero


ZooBabies returns to Burpee Museum!

Zoobabies is back by popular demand to engage our smallest scientists!

Ready for fall 2021? Join us as we read stories, sing songs, spend time in the museum's exhibits, and ignite a passion for science in the tiniest explorers! These camps are from 9am - 10am. Children and caregivers signed up for this camp receive free admission to visit museum exhibits on the day of the class. Sign up for one or take them ALL! These camps are perfect for children ages 3 & under.  Preregistration & prepayment is required.

Fall 2021 Adventure Plan
Crawling Canoes

Monday, October 11

Row row row your boat...or your canoe as we explore ancient life in Illinois and the science of things that float!


Silly Stripes

Thursday, November 11

Leap and bound into the wild world of Africa as we learn about galloping Zebras!


Maasai Music

Saturday, November 13

Play drums, sing songs, and learn about the music of East Africa!


Rolling Races

Wednesday, November 24

Roll into action and explore what makes something start and stop moving as we explore the science behind movement!


Bouncing Balls

Friday, November 26

Bouncing balls big and small will help us introduce gravity to your youngest scientists!


Starry Sky

Tuesday, December 21

Twinkle, twinkle little star, as we explore what you are! Join us to learn about the stars in the sky and make your own star finder in this astrological adventure!


Sticky Static

WEdnesday, December 22

Join us for a hair raising experiment as we see what sticks with static electricity!


Merry and Bright

Thursday, Dec 23

Celebrate the holidays at the Burpee Museum as we make holiday decorations!


Silly Snow

Monday, December 28

Put on your coats and hats while we play in the snow and ice to learn about frozen water!


Playful Penguins

Wednesday, December 29

Waddle over to the museum to see arctic creatures like Polar Bears and Penguins and learn how they survive!


Itty Bitty Igloos

Thursday, December 30

Bundle up to explore life in the arctic: we’ll build igloos and see artifacts to see how people survive the bitter cold!


Cancellation/ Refund Policy:

Due to cost of supplies and staffing, last minute (less than 48 hours) cancellations are non-refundable. Please be aware that we sometimes have to cancel a program because it did not reach the minimum registration requirement – Don’t wait until the last minute to sign up or your program may already be cancelled! Burpee Museum reserves the right to limit registrations and cancel any program for any reason. Every effort will be made to contact participants.