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

Step 1: Complete and sign the registration form and return it to the Royal Tyrrell Museum.

- Fax: 1-403-820-6245
- Email attachment (scan):

Bookings Office, Royal Tyrrell Museum
Box 7500 Drumheller, Alberta, Canada T0J 0Y0

Bookings Office, Royal Tyrrell Museum
Highway 838, Midland Provincial Park
Drumheller, Alberta, Canada T0J 0Y0

Step 2: Full payment is required to complete your registration.

By credit card: Once we have received your signed registration form, you will be sent a secure email link requesting payment within 24 hours.

By cheque: Include a cheque for the full amount with a printed copy of your completed, signed registration form. Make cheques payable to the “Government of Alberta”.

NOTE: Applicants will not be allowed to attend Badlands Science Camp unless a completed, signed registration form and full payment have been received.

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 7-13, 2019

Senior Camp 2:   August 18-24, 2019

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


Youth  13 - 16


$630.00 per participant (GST included)

Additional information and FAQ

2019 Science Camp notification

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