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Winter Break Family Enrichment Programs

GeoJourney: Thursday, December 26

GeoJourney: Thursday, December 26

11AM and 2PM
$6 per person
Take a journey through geologic time!
*includes rock and mineral OR fossil collection!*
Our Cool History: Friday, December 27

Our Cool History: Friday, December 27

11AM and 2PM
FREE
Learn about Wisconsin’s glacial past and the important role it played at Cave of the Mounds!
Program includes a guided outdoor hike!

Meet Dr. Sluice! - Dec. 28-29 & Jan. 4-5

Meet Dr. Sluice! - Dec. 28-29 & Jan. 4-5

11AM-4PM
FREE
Learn about rocks, minerals and fossils from Cave of the Mounds own Dr. Sluice!
The doc will be hanging out in the Visitor Center to answer your sluice and fossil dig collection questions!

All About Geodes: Dec. 28-29 and Jan. 4-5

All About Geodes: Dec. 28-29 and Jan. 4-5

1PM
FREE
What IS a geode? How do they form? Where are they found? Discover all of this and much more!
1PM both Saturday and Sunday!

Wisconsin UNDERGROUND: Monday, December 30

Wisconsin UNDERGROUND: Monday, December 30

11AM and 2PM
FREE
Discover the main types of caves found in Wisconsin and how and when they formed!
Program includes a guided outdoor hike!

PaleoTALES: Thursday, January 2

PaleoTALES: Thursday, January 2

11AM and 2PM
$6 per person
Investigate life stories hidden in rock!
*includes authentic fossil collection!*

RocksROCK: Friday, January 3

RocksROCK: Friday, January 3

11AM and 2PM
$6 per person
Explore the beauty of rocks and minerals!
*includes rock and mineral collection!*

Winter Glow Tour: Weekdays 12:30 & 3:30 PM

Winter Glow Tour: Weekdays 12:30 & 3:30 PM

December 26, 27, 30, 31 and January 1, 2, 3
12:30 and 3:30 PM
A specialty tour like no other! Deck yourself out with glow sticks and tattoos before you embark on a magical tour through the underground on warm, lighted pathways by flashlight! Learn about minerals that glow in the dark or light up under fluorescent light! Come GLOW with us!

Regular Cave Tour rates apply. Keys to the Cave memberships are valid! Please reserve your spot in advance.