Programs and Events

The UW-Stevens Point Museum is proud to offer free programs and events every year. Everyone is welcome to attend. Browse below to see our upcoming events! 

Junior Scientist Program:

The UW-Stevens Point (UWSP) Museum of Natural History and UWSP Planetarium are launching their first-ever Junior Scientist Program! This free program will run during the school year (September-May). The Spring 2022 schedule will come out in early January. Come to 10 events or programs per school year to achieve Junior Scientist status. Events and programs will be held at the Museum and the Planetarium. Sign in at each event to get your name tag and show everyone you are a Junior Scientist in-training! Once you reach the level of Junior Scientist, you get to have your picture put up on our Wall of Juniors! At the end of the school year, we will have a ceremony and party honoring all of our Juniors! Registration is free and can be done online or in-person at our events. All events and programs are free to attend. 

Click this link to see the events and programs affiliated with the Junior Scientist Program.

Click this link to register for the Junior Scientist Program.

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Programs:


Story Time:
 Join the staff at the UWSP Museum of Natural History every other Friday at 10 - 11 a.m. as we read some nature and wildlife-themed children’s books, dance the wiggles out, color and do a craft, play a game, and learn more about the topic for the week’s theme. Story Time is geared towards children ages 2-5, but all are welcome to join in on the fun! Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Registration is appreciated so we have enough supplies for participants. Registration can be done on our website or you can call or email the Museum.

Registration for Story Time can be found here: https://forms.office.com/r/2BiY7yN26t.

Story Time Schedule:
December 3rd: Dress-up Holiday Party

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Wild Workouts: Want to get some exercise and learn more about the Museum’s animals? Team up with the Museum for our Wild Workouts! Participants will learn how the animals in the Museum’s exhibits move through their behavior and body shape. Then, we will do an obstacle course through the Museum mimicking their movements! Wild Workouts will be held once a month in the Museum’s gallery at 5-5:45 p.m. Wild Workouts are geared towards children ages 3-10, but all are welcome! 

Wild Workouts Schedule:
December 8th

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Educational Programs: Come explore a variety of nature-themed topics with our educational programs! These programs will be led by our experienced student staff who will have hands-on activities and will showcase some of the Museum’s behind-the-scenes collection specimens! These family-friendly education programs will be held once a month in the Museum’s gallery at
5-5:45 p.m.

Educational Programs Schedule:
December 9th


Events: 
Check this page or follow our Facebook page to stay updated on current events!

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December: 

10th: History on Tap Exhibit Reception and Museum Student Showcase at 7 p.m. - Join the UWSP Museum of Natural History for the exhibition opening and reception of History on Tap by the Stevens Point Brewery! Also featured will be the work of all the Museum's students from this past semester. 

Stay tuned for the Spring 2021 calendar!

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