Q. How much staff do you have and how do rock and mineral collections. Observe erosion and you select your staff? weathering processes through experimentation. A. Two Dinosaur Ridge staff members, who run the Learn how different formations are formed. Conduct educational programs at Dinosaur Ridge, also run the experiments that illustrate basic geological principles Summer Camps. College students who are majoring and processes. Learn to identify rocks and minerals in education and science will assist. with techniques that geologist use. Field Trips to
Q. Why should parents send their kids to your Dinosaur Ridge,Triceratops Trail, School of Mines camp? A. We are an outdoor camp which offers the unique experience for campers to interact directly with natural exposures of fossil dinosaur footprints and an inactive quarry with exposed dinosaur bones. We focus on outdoor environmental education by encouraging kids to study, question, and interpret the information we can learn from the rocks and fossils located here.
Geology Museum, Red Rocks Park, and the Hogback Geology Trail. Junior Paleontologist Camp: Study and measure dinosaur bones. Make your own dinosaur. Excavate a replica dinosaur skeleton. Measure and explore dinosaur tracks.
Make skeletal models,
trackway models, and ancient environment models. Interpret fossils and ancient environments. Take field
Q. When does your camp enrollment start and trips to Dinosaur Ridge, Triceratops Trail, and Morrison finish? Natural History Museum. A. Camp enrollment begins February 1st and ends
Friday, May 24th. If there is space, late enrollment is Q. What is the best way for parents to reach allowed up to 2 weeks prior to the start of the camp session for an additional late fee.
you to register for Camp?
A. We work Monday through Friday from 9am-5pm if you want to call us at 303-697-3466 x 101 or x 107,
Q. Is there anything else that would be helpful but the best way to contact us would be via email at: for parents to know about your camp? Tours@dinoridge.org A. Fossils and Fun Camp: Explore fossils at Dinosaur
Ridge. Measure dinosaur footprints and trackways. Learn
experiments and activities. Explore local geology and create a rock collection from local rock formations. Conduct experiments to visualize and understand ancient environments. Study and measure dinosaur bones. Excavate replica dinosaur bones. Field Trips to Dinosaur Ridge, Red Rocks Park, the Hogback Geology Trail and Morrison Natural History Museum. Junior Geologists Camp: Learn about rocks and minerals with 5 fun-filled days of activities. Make
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