SELF-PACED GUIDED CAVE EXPERIENCE
Underground Cave Experience – This self-paced guided experience takes you past staff and signage that are stationed along the path allowing you to learn about the cave at your own pace. One complimentary ticket is issued for the group organizer. Allow at least 35-45 minutes on average.
CAVE AND KARST MINI COURSE
Discover Wisconsin’s unique Driftless Area! Get more out of your cave experience with this in-depth look into cave science & walk through our karst landscape! One hour, above-ground program.
GEOLOGY OF THE EARTH MINI COURSE
Learn about rocks, fossils, & water with one of our knowledgeable educators! Add mining bags to your experience and we will sluice and ID with your group or if you prefer, we will take a hike & see local geology in action. One-hour, above-ground program.
A private guided experience through the cave. Cave Educators will lead smaller groups through the cave for one hour, enhancing the visit with fluorescence and total darkness demonstrations.
SLUICE WITH A SCIENTIST
A Cave of the Mounds-trained speleologist will lead you through the sluice mining activity and then teach you to identify your new collection of specimens.
(We can use most online video conferencing systems) Schedule one of our educators to meet with your students via live video and talk about the cave experience. We can guide your group through an interactive discussion about caves, rocks, fossils, geology, geodes, or we can prep for or recap your visit to experience our cave first-hand.
EDUCATIONAL SELF-PACED ACTIVITIES
- Gem and Mineral Sluice Mining Rough
- Fossil Sluice Mining Rough
- Individual Fossil or Mineral Specimens
- Rent a Black Light