Overnights at the Buffalo Museum of Science
Leaders - bring your group of boys and girls for an overnight CAMP-IN and explore and experience the Museum at night! Enjoy a fun-filled experience including hands-on science, crafts,
a night time snack, a movie, breakfast and access to all of the museum's permanent exhibits.
This is edu-tainment at its best!
Activities may fulfill NYS Science Standards or Scout-related requirements.
For more information email Betsy or call 716.896.5200 x 345.
$28 per student, $14 per adult
Saturday - Sunday, 5:30 PM – 9:30 AM
Minimum of 50 people needed to run the program
For more information or to reserve a date:
Please contact Betsy Vazquez at
896-5200 x345 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Science Magic: Grades 1-6
April 20-21, 2013
May 18-19, 2013
What do air, paper and people have in common? They are all things you can use to do fun and magical science that will amaze your friends! Imagine lifting someone into the air using your breath or making a paper hole big enough for you to fit your body through. These activities and more are all part of the fun.
Crime Investigation: Grades 2-6
March 9-10, 2013
April 27-28, 2013
Spend the night at the Museum and help investigate a mystery while gaining an understanding of how police officers and scientists solve crimes. Activities include: learning how to identify and lift fingerprints, understanding how the makeup of a marker’s color can help identify which marker a suspect used to write a note and analyzing similar looking substances to determine which one was part of the crime. These activities and more plus a night time snack, crafts, video, breakfast and access to all the exhibits.
FETCH Science: Grade 1-6
March 16-17, 2013
May 4-5, 2013
If you like to solve brain-teasers, you’ll love Fetch Science! You’ll team up to exercise your problem-solving skills to solve science challenges including:
- Creating a gooey solid by combining different liquids
- Balancing a see-saw using basic physics
- Designing a tinfoil boat and testing how many pennies it can hold without sinking