10:00 am - 11:00 am
Come on an adventure!
Search for “gold” in the 19th century placer mine and take your findings home. Explore the booming city that resulted from the riches of different kinds of mining.
Children ages 3-5 and their caregivers investigate science, art, music, stories, and culture in a fun, hands-on manner. Don backpacks filled with exciting artifacts while journeying through the Museum’s nature trails and exhibits. Foster artistic expression in your little one and take home activities to continue the learning. New themes weekly!
$15 per child, Members receive 20% discount. Non-members pay Museum admission for accompanying adult. $5 materials fee for siblings younger than 3 who participate in the crafts.
For Backpack Explorers: CANCELLATION POLICY:
The following Refund Policy is in effect for the High Desert Museum. For Museum events and programs: no refunds, unless the Museum cancels the program or event. Please see the Refund Policy that is specific to Kids Camps. For more information on the policy, contact the Museum at 541-382-4754 ext. 241.