Summer Camps at The Academy of Natural Sciences

Summer Camp at The Academy of Natural Sciences

At Mommy University, we believe that summer camp offers amazing benefits for kids. Besides building lifelong friendships and memories, kids enhance important academic skills which help them beat the summer slide. There are so many wonderful brain boosting camps to choose from as there are camps for all interests, ages and budgets. BUT if your … [Read more…]

Win 4 Passes to CROCS at the Academy of Natural Sciences

CROCS Giveaway

The Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia has opened another amazing exhibit that will entertain individuals of all ages! CROCS: Ancient Predators in a Modern World is a temporary exhibit open until May 6, 2018 that allows guests to step into the world of crocodiles and alligators. Go face to snout with some of the … [Read more…]

Take a Bite Out of Learning with CROCS at The Academy of Natural Sciences

C R O C S at The Academy of Natural Sciences

The Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia has opened another amazing exhibit that will entertain individuals of all ages! CROCS: Ancient Predators in a Modern World is a temporary exhibit open until May 6, 2018 that allows guests to step into the world of crocodiles and alligators. Go face to snout with some of the … [Read more…]

How to Visit Museums for FREE (or pretty close to free)

Visit Museums for FREE (or pretty close to free)

Museums hold significant importance in our culture today preserving our history and opening the doors for stepping forward. Exposing children to museums at a young age encourages their academic understanding and developmental growth as well as promotes their appreciation for science, art and even literature. As much as we love and support museums, it can … [Read more…]

Wild Wizarding Weekend at the Academy of Natural Sciences

Wild Wizarding Weekend

Fantastics beasts, owls, training dragons, fortune telling and magic! Those are all things you have read about in books, seen in the movies or experienced at major theme parks, but this November, enter into a wizarding world nearby in Philadelphia. That’s right, November 24-26, guests at the Academy of Natural Sciences will experience the wizarding … [Read more…]

Bug Fest at The Academy of Natural Sciences

Bug Fest at The Academy of Natural Sciences

Bugging Out at Academy of Natural Sciences Admittedly, my first reaction upon seeing most insects is to scream. I have had a longstanding belief that creatures with more than four legs should not exist-that is until Bug Fest! The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University hosts a two day event every August that celebrates … [Read more…]

Win Tickets to The Academy of Natural Sciences this Summer

Backyard Adventures giveaway

Have an epic adventure at The Academy’s Backyard Adventures! To celebrate the recent launch of the The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University’s new exhibit, Backyard Adventures, we are partnering with this amazing institution to offer one of our reader’s four tickets to visit. The tickets include admission to Backyard Adventures as well as … [Read more…]

Win Tickets to Franklin Institute This Summer

Franklin Institute Giveaway

Franklin Institute reflects a perfect time! To celebrate the recent launch of the Franklin Institute’s new exhibit, Mirror Maze, we are partnering with this outstanding organization to offer one of our readers six tickets to visit. You can visit this summer to not only learn about mathematical patterns in nature but also indulge in all … [Read more…]

Enjoy Backyard Adventures at the Academy of Natural Sciences

Backyard Adventures

While we often times consider our backyard full of simple things like grass, a garden or patio, The Academy of Natural Sciences has brought an innovative exhibit called Backyard Adventures to help us appreciate the wonders right outside our own home. The exhibit is overflowing with interactive stations for families to learn through play. What … [Read more…]