Geology Camp

Mon. 25 Jun, 2018 9:00 am - Fri. 29 Jun, 2018 4:00 pm

Campers are invited to uncover the Earth and discover how much geology rocks. This camp will focus on natural rock formations, identifying different types of rocks, discovering geodes, exploring the layers of the Earth, and more. Students should be prepared to work in the dirt, hike, and be outside for part of the day. Camp starts and concludes at the Homestake Adams Research and Cultural Center. For students going into grades 3-7; 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.; $40 for members and $50 for non-members. Reservations required. Please call Amanda Brown, Education Director, at 605-578-1657 for reservations.

History on the Lawn: Bringing History to Life through Fiction

Fri. 29 Jun, 2018 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Have you ever wondered where authors find the information needed to write stories about historical settings, character careers, or true events from the past? How they seamlessly weave history into a single story or series? In this presentation, USA Today Best-Selling, multiple-award winning author Ann Charles will discuss the challenges faced when bringing history to life through fiction and how important it is to be as accurate as possible. Bring a lunch and enjoy the Historic Adams House lawn; 12:00 noon; admission by donation. In case of inclement weather, the lecture will be moved to the Homestake Adams Research and Cultural Center (HARCC).

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