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, and continental breakfast.

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

Fees & Registration
A fee of $40 per participant is required, with 1 chaperone for every 5 children also required. A $10 fee for each additional chaperone will be charged. Pre-registration is required at least one week prior to the requested sleepover date, including full payment. To inquire about registering for a sleepover, please call 276-634-4185 or email discover@vmnh.virginia.gov.

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

Group Sizes
Minimum of 15, maximum of 35. The Museum reserves the right to cancel a sleepover if minimum is not enrolled.

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, and breakfast.

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

Fees & Registration
$40 per scout. One chaperone is required for every five scouts; any extra chaperones will be charged a fee of $10 each. Please call 276-634-4185 or e-mail us at discover@vmnh.virginia.gov. Pre-registration is required. Sleepover details and a confirmation form will be mailed. Full payment is due seven business days prior to the event along with a signed confirmation form.

Cub Scout Themes
Geologist
Artist

Girl Scout Themes
Science in Action
Science Wonders
Rocks Rock
Shore to Sea
Museum Discovery
Drawing and Painting

Group Sizes
Minimum of 15, maximum of 35. The Museum reserves the right to cancel a sleepover if minimum is not enrolled. Only scouts and their adult chaperones are allowed to attend. Siblings cannot be accommodated.

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