Programs at The Bakken Museum
Camps, Classes, Field Trips, and Outreach
- Whether you have a Sunday afternoon or a whole summer to spend, there's plenty to wrap your brain around.
- If you can think it, you can make it! Create robots, hone your skills, or just drop in and tinker — the choice is yours!
- Explore the intersections of science, technology, engineering and math with engaging assembly programs or field trip experiences
- Youth Workshops offer interactive learning opportunities that will leave a lasting impression!
In The Makerspace
Bring the Excitement to You
Your chance to experience the drama of science AND theater in your gym, auditorium or cafeteria. Perfect for libraries, scout groups, science fairs, and other family or youth events outside of the school day too!View Current Offerings
Add some spark to your event!
Perfect for libraries, scout groups, science fairs, and other events outside of the school day, these customize-able events bring entertainment and education to all ages.Check out current offerings
Everyone on the Bus!
During each field trip, students explore the connections between history, science and engineering through The Bakken Museum’s interactive galleries. Students learn that they are part of science by finding a connection with the artifacts, experiments, scientists and inventors highlighted in the museum. In addition to guided tours, The Bakken Museum offers a variety of activities during your field trip. Each workshop is specially designed to meet your grade level needs.
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All workshops and tours support Academic Science Standards.
Wonder! Try! Discover! Share!
Summer Camp is a week-long program where students design and build their own inventions, practice creative thinking skills, make magic tricks, and play games. Camps run from June through August and are designed for students entering grades 4 through 9.
Camp Innovation Comes to You!
The Bakken Museum is excited to bring Summer Camp activities to your corporate campus or site! We have partnered with Boston Scientific, Medtronic, and Thomson Reuters to provide campers with a chance to discover creative thinking skills, make magic tricks, play games, uncover hidden talents and inspire a passion for science, math, technology, and engineering.