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Overnight in the Marsh Haven Museum

Nov 03, 2015 08:17AM ● Published by Jim

By:  Discover Dodge Tourism - Juneau, WI

Join in the fun at an "Overnight in the Marsh Haven Museum" this Friday, November 6 from 6 p.m. to  9 a.m. Saturday, November 7. Spend a “Night at the Museum” and discover the displays in darkness, learn by lamplight, and campout by the critters. Marsh Haven welcomes families and groups to this unique overnight opportunity. The evening starts with an animal ambassadors program, and continues with educator-led activities, flashlight tours of the displays, moonlight hike, snacks, campfire, movie, and finally lights outs. On Saturday morning a light breakfast will be served, with games and activities before saying goodbye. Even though the event ends at 9 a.m. Saturday participants can feel free to stay and explore the nature center by daylight. 

Pre-registration is required and the cost is $25 per person, $20 for Marsh Haven members, $15 a person for groups for 10 or more (scouts, 4-H, school groups). Overnight guests are responsible for providing and maintaining the chaperone ratio of one adult for every five children. Sleeping areas will be spread throughout the museum on bare or carpeted floors. More information and a full list of overnight recommendations will be provided at the time of registration. 

The schedule of events is as follows:
Friday, November 6 
6 - 6:30 p.m. – Arrival, check in, explore center 
6:30 - 7:30 p.m. – Animal Ambassadors Program 
7:30 - 9 p.m. – Snacks, games and educator-led activities on marsh history, animals, crafts, nature 
9 -10:00 p.m. – Moonlight hike - campfire 
10:00 p.m.– Overnight meeting/guidelines, set up sleeping areas 
10:30 p.m. – Movie, get ready for bed 
Midnight – Lights out! 
Saturday, November 7 
7:30-8:30 a.m. – Light breakfast (cereal, fruit, juice, muffins) 
8-9 a.m. – Art & crafts, games, activities, pack-up, goodbyes 

For more information go to www.marshhaven.com or call  (920)318-9518 or email director@marshhaven.com. Marsh Haven is located at W10145 Highway 49 in Waupun. 

Full calendar event listing below: 
Night In The Museum Sleepover - start Nov 06 2015 0600PM

Night In The Museum Sleepover - start: Nov 06, 2015 06:00PM

Spend a "Night at the Museum" and discover the displays in darkness, learn by lamplight, and campout by the critters. Marsh Haven welcomes families and groups to this unique overnight opp... Read More » 

Night In The Museum Sleepover - start Nov 07 2015 0600PM

Night In The Museum Sleepover - start: Nov 07, 2015 06:00PM

Spend a "Night at the Museum" and discover the displays in darkness, learn by lamplight, and campout by the critters. Marsh Haven welcomes families and groups to this unique overnight op... Read More » 

 


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