September - May
Monday - Friday
9:15 a.m., 10:15 a.m., 11:15 a.m., 12:15 p.m.
$5/student (includes Museum admission), 1 free
adult/10 students, $5/additional adult.
Scholarships may be available for eligible
Reservations required at least 3 weeks
ahead. For reservation
details and to fill out the Field Trip Request Form, click here or
call 303.370.6000, M - F, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Does the Museum have bilingual educators?
Yes. Spanish-English educators may be available upon
Does the class include a guided exhibit tour?
No. Groups are encouraged to visit the Bears Hall before or after the
Can a Museum educator teach this class at my school/site?
No, this class is offered only at the Museum. Other programs may be scheduled At Your School.
This interactive class uses hands-on exploration, dramatic play,
and immersion to support young learners to discover how American
black bears live. Children visit three stations where they become
black bears and learn to find food, compare bear bodies to their
own, and practice hibernating through winter.
Group Size: Minimum 10 students, 1 adult
required; maximum 30 students, up to 6 adults/class
Program Length: 45 minutes
Visit the Bears Hall where your students can
observe and compare different bear species in habitat
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