Kids: Explore, Keep Learning All Summer in Wind River Country

Three museums in Wyoming’s Wind River Country/Fremont County host opportunities to learn all year long.
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Three museums in Wyoming’s Wind River Country/Fremont County host opportunities to learn all year long. The Children’s Exploration Series gives local and visiting children the opportunity to explore Wyoming’s Wind River Countryand to keep learning outside the classroom year-round.
The Children’s Exploration Series, sponsored by McDonalds, offers experiential learning events across the county. Topics focus on cultural history and Wind River Country’s natural environment, including geology, archaeology, Native American culture, agriculture and pioneer history.
All three Fremont County Museums in the county hold events in the Children’s Exploration Series. Be sure to check the hosting museums’ calendar for the most up-to-date information about an event.
Dubois Museum
June 15, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Children’s Outdoor Art
June 30, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Children’s Table Mountain Archaeology Day
July 9, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Children’s Great Horned Owl Discovery Day
July 12, 10 a.m. ­­– 12 p.m. Children’s Basic Navigation and Rescue Skills
August 4, 8–9 a.m. Children’s Wildlife Viewing Day with National Bighorn Sheep Center
Lander Pioneer Museum
September 17, 1–3 p.m. Children’s Archaeology day
October 22, 6–9 p.m. Halloween Night at the Museum
December 10, 7–8:30 p.m. Old Time Christmas (music, stories, treats)
Riverton Museum
June 11, 10–11 a.m. A Day in the Museum
July 7, 10–11 a.m. Lucy’s Sheep Camp
August 11, 10–11 a.m. Rodeo Heritage Day
September 8, 10–11 a.m. A Day in the Museum Special Retreat
November 5, 10–11 a.m. Make Your Own Paper Figurines
December 10, 10–11 a.m. Make Your Own Stocking
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About Wind River Country/Fremont County:
Wyoming’s Wind River Country is the authentic, untamed West. It holds the answers to your adventurous spirit. Come discover new things like the best route to Yellowstone, see an Indian powwow, ride a horse or holler at a rodeo, pan for real gold, and hike in country that will take your breath away. Find the pace to think, the room to breathe, and the uncontrived adventure to rejuvenate your soul in Wind River Country. Please don’t hesitate to contact Casey Adams at (919) 323-9198 with any questions, problems with the link, or requests. ♦

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