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PUBLISHED: 2:31 PM on Wednesday, June 27, 2007
City museum holds Explorers Week
The Juneau-Douglas City Museum is now accepting registration for their week-long summer camp, "Juneau Explorers." Each day the children will engage in an educational adventure followed by a related craft.

This half day camp combines outdoor and indoor adventures, such as: hiking historic trails, nature walks, touring public art, panning for gold, and related arts and craft projects.

The camp will run August 6th to 10th from 12:30 to 4:30pm daily.

Camp costs are $25/day and $125/week. Class size is limited so register today! Call 907-586-3572 or stop by the museum for more information.

The Juneau-Douglas City Museum is located at 4th and Main Street and is a program of the Juneau Parks and Recreation Department.

Monday: Join Beth Peluso from the Audubon Society for bird identification games & a bird walk around town. Complete a bird bell (bird feeder) craft.

Tuesday: Local guide & naturalist Richard Stokes will take us on a nature walk along the Flume. We'll collect a few specimens to make rubbings of.

Wednesday: Gold panning along gold creek and a tour of the Last Chance Mining Museum.

Thursday: Local historian, Jim Geraghty will lead explorers along the historic Treadwell Trail and then local geologist Sarah Shoemaker will help us mine for chocolate chips.

Friday: Go hunting for animals in Juneau's public art. We will scour the downtown area looking for examples of animals in artwork, then make our very own animal masks.

For more information, contact the museum at 907-586-3572 or online at www.juneau.org/parkrec/museum.


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