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SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE

The Bear Necessities

GRADE

Age 4 (PreK) – Grade 1

DATE/TIME

Monday–Friday, September - May
9:30 a.m.–12:15 p.m.  2 sessions available
10:30 a.m.–1:15 p.m.  1 session available
11:45 a.m.–2:30 p.m.  1 session available

Please let us know if you have a preferred time slot at the time of your reservation.

PROGRAM LENGTH

3 hours including facilitated program, exhibit exploration, and lunch break

COST

$8/student (includes Museum admission), 1 free adult/10 students, $8/additional adult

GROUP SIZE

Group size per session: Minimum 10 students, 1 adult required; maximum 32 students, 4 adults

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

In one of the all-new Exploration Studios, your students will be immersed in a Colorado habitat as they become black bears and search for food, water, and shelter. Then, they will delight in discovery time in the Museum using a guide that connects the bear theme across related exhibits.

Spanish-speaking educators may be available upon request.

REGISTRATION INFORMATION

Please call 303.370.6000, 7 days a week, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

PAYMENT

Payment in full is due 30 days before your program. If you book less than 30 days before the program, payment in full is due at the time of your reservation. Reservations are required at least 14 days in advance. The Museum will send an e-mail with a payment reminder 45 days before the program. Upon payment, a receipt will be e-mailed to you along with details for your program.

FAQS

  • Q

    Are there resources to help me prepare myself and my group? 

  • A

    Yes! Click here for information to help you prepare for your day.

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  • Q

    Are Field Trip Adventure time slots fixed or flexible?

  • A

    Field Trip Adventure time slots and start times are fixed.

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  • Q

    Do Museum staff lead the Field Trip Adventures?

  • A

    Museum educators facilitate the Studio program with the adults in your group and provide exhibit exploration materials for chaperones to use with students. Also, Museum staff will welcome, orient, and support each Field Trip Adventure as needed.

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  • Q

    Is there a justification sheet for this program I can submit to my administrator?

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    Yes, click here.

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STANDARDS

SC09-GR.P-S.2-GLE.1: Living things have characteristics and basic needs
SC09-GR.K-S.2-GLE.1: Organisms can be described and sorted by their physical characteristics

We proudly recognize our donors for their generous support of the Museum and its education programs.
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