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Idaho Museum of Natural History hosts 28th Science Trek sleep over April 22-23; sign-up deadline is March 31

March, 24, 2016

POCATELLO – Third to fifth graders are invited to explore new frontiers with an overnight Science Trek adventure hosted by the Idaho Museum of Natural History and Idaho Public Television on April 22-23.

For nearly three decades, Science Trek has served as a gateway for young scientists to learn more about their natural world and

Participants in this one-of-a-kind experience will work with premier scientists and will be sleeping among the Idaho Museum of Natural History exhibits. All trekkers receive an official Science Trek T-shirt and get sneak peeks into the exciting fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).

“Science Trek is a great way for kids to explore hands on science activities and get to experience education in a fun way” says museum Education Specialist, Becky Hansis-O’Neill

Science Trek has been a mainstay activity within the Pocatello community for the past 28 years. Founded by retired museum education curator Rebecca Thorne-Ferrel, Science Trek has run so long that adults who attended as children now volunteer to help to run the event.

If you are interested in registering your child for Science Trek 2016, please do so by March 31. The registration fee is $45. Late registrations and registrations at the door will not be accepted.

The event will run from 6 p.m. April 22 to 8 a.m. April 23.

Please visit imnh.isu.edu to register online.

 

 

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