sleepovers

Sleepovers

Public Sleepovers

Interested in having your group participate in a museum sleepover?  Join us after hours for an exciting night of exploration with a special themed sleepover planned especially for you that is full of hands-on programs led by experienced museum educators. All sleepovers consist of a themed program, pizza dinner, evening snack, continental breakfast, and a sleepover patch.

Times & Dates
6:30 p.m. Friday to 9 a.m. SaturdaySleepover

Fees & Registration
Minimum fee of $600 ($40 x minimum of 15), each additional participant is $40.  One chaperone for every five children is complimentary.  Each additional adult is $10.  A non-refundable deposit of $25, together with a signed group agreement, is required 30 days prior to the visit.  Full payment, as well as signed permission and medical forms are due seven business days prior to the event.

Please call (276)634-4185 or email us at  discover@vmnh.virginia.gov to register.  Pre-registration is required.  Sleepover details and a confirmation form will be mailed.

Program Themes
Who Stole the Fossil?
Mad Scientist
Paleontological Exploration
Science in Action
Museum Discovery
Starry Night

 

Scout Sleepovers

After everyone has gone home and the doors have been closed for the evening, join us for an exciting night of exploration. Scouts can complete badges or pin requirements through hands-on programs led by our experienced educators.  Scout sleepovers consist of a badge program, pizza dinner, evening snack, contintental breakfast, and a sleepover patch.

Times & Dates
Friday or Saturday 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 a.m.

Fees & Registration
Minimum fee of $600 ($40 x minimum of 15 scouts), each additional scout is $40. One chaperone is required for every five scouts and is complimentary.  Each additional adult is $10.  A non-refundable deposit of $25, together with a signed group agreement, is required 30 days prior to the visit.  Full payment, as well as signed permission and medical forms are due seven business days prior to the event.

CUB SCOUT Badges BOY SCOUTS Badges GIRL SCOUT Badges
  • Astronomy
  • Collecting
  • Geography
  • Geology
  • Map & Compass
  • Science
  • Weather
  • Wildlife Conservation

WEBELOS

  • Engineering
  • Forester
  • Geologist
  • Naturalist
  • Scientist
  • Archaeology
  • Bird Study
  • Collections
  • Energy
  • Engineering
  • Environmental Science
  • Geocaching
  • Geology
  • Insect Study
  • Indian Lore
  • Inventing
  • Mammal Study
  • Nature
  • Oceanography
  • Plant Science
  • Reptile & Amphibian Study
  • Robotics
  • Soil and Water Conservation
  • Earth Connections
  • Eco-Action
  • Finding Your Way
  • Plants & Animals
  • Wildlife
  • Your Outdoor Surroundings
  • Collecting Hobbies
  • Making It Matter
  • Oil Up
  • Rocks Rock
  • Science Discovery
  • Science in Everyday Life
  • Science Sleuth
  • Sky Search
  • Water Wonders
  • Weather Watch

JUNIOR

  • Detective
  • Flowers

Please call (276)634-4185 or e-mail us at discover@vmnh.virginia.gov to register.  Pre-registration is required. Sleepover details and a confirmation form will be mailed.

 

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