Friday, October 16, 2009

Creepy Crawly Scavenger Hunt

In honor of Halloween, face your fears and join the Academy’s naturalists for lessons about creepy-crawly critters, including snakes, spiders and surprises. A special scavenger hunt will help visitors track down some of the creepiest critters in the building.

• Pick up a scavenger hunt in the lobby, Naturalist Center, Early Exlorers Cove or print here and bring it when you visit.


• Creep and crawl your way to find at least six critters and earn one of three special buttons from our Naturalist Center.

Daily Programs

Daily programs for the month will allow you to meet and sometimes touch some traditionally frightening animals in the floor.

•Docent carts will feature topics like skulls, spiders, bats and snakes.

•Swamp and Lagoon interpretive talks will feature creepy crawly highlights.

•Special live animal programs on for Halloween and Dia de los Muertos.


Friday, October 23

•5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Green Halloween 2009 »


Thursday, October 29

•6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Nightlife with Music by Carmen Rizzo and Scary Specimens »


Saturday, October 31

•Visit the Academy and celebrate Halloween with face painters, stilt walkers and special prizes for kids in costumes.

•Special live animal program with centipedes, tarantulas, scorpions, snakes and more. Located in the Forum at 1:30 pm.

Sunday, November 1

•Special skeleton family craft for Dia de los Muertos. Located in the classroom from 11:00 am - 12:30 pm.

•Special live animal program with centipedes, tarantulas, scorpions, snakes and more. Located in the Forum at 1:30 pm.

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