Badlands Science CampSenior Science Camp

Take your passion for palaeontology to the next level.

For years, our campers have been making a significant contribution to the research conducted at the Royal Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology.

-Working in real quarries.

-Collecting, washing, and sorting microfossil matrix.

-Cleaning and preparing field jackets in the lab.

-Identifying fossils using powerful microscopes.

-Collecting data for ongoing studies.

Our campers live, work, and play in one of the richest fossil producing areas in the world. If you want to actively  be involved in science and really enjoy dinosaurs, this camp is for you.

What is a typical day at Camp like?
See the Senior Science Camp Sample Schedule.

To Register

Registration opens February 4, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. MST

2020 Senior Science Camp is Sold Out

You will need to choose either Junior or Senior Camp, and gender, and select your camp date.

Review your selection carefully.

If you have children attending more than one camp, you may select an additional camp in which to register.

Select “Continue” once you have all campers you want added to your order.

You will have 30 minutes to complete the transaction.

If you do not complete the transaction within 30 minutes, the space(s) will be released.

NOTE: To make a payment, you must create an account. If you have not previously registered an online account, the checkout process will prompt you.

Upon receipt of payment, we will email you the Registration Form within one (1) business day. We will allow five (5) business days for the Registration Form to be completed and returned, and then your spot will be secure.

Registrations will not be taken over the phone.

For more information please refer to the FAQ page.

Contact Us:

Toll free in Alberta
310-0000 then (403) 823-7707
Toll free in North America
(outside Alberta)
Outside North America


Senior Camp 1:  July 12 -18, 2020
Senior Camp 2:  July 19 - 25, 2020
Senior Camp 3:   August 16 - 22, 2020

Check-in is at 6:00 p.m. Sunday.
Check-out is at 10:00 a.m. Saturday.


Youth  13 - 16


$798.00 per participant (GST included)

Cancellation policy:

A full refund, less a $75 administration fee, will be provided for cancellations made before June 1.

For cancellations made after June 1, a refund less a $75 administration fee will be issued for medical reasons only; written proof of illness signed by a doctor must be provided.

All refunds are subject to review by the Bookings Office and Museum management.

Additional information and FAQ

Click here to be added to the 2020 Camp waitlist



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