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Callison Quarry Half Day Dig

May 22

Discover scenic Callison Quarry, just three miles from the museum in the Fruita Paleontological Area. Probe through the soft shales and use your detective skills to spot lizard & pterosaur bones, mammal jaws & teeth, and perhaps even the rare crocodilian Fruitachampsa between the layers of mudstone. This quarry is world-famous for having some of the smallest contemporaries of Jurassic dinosaurs. Minimum age: 7 Please fill out and return our 2017 Digs Registration-Medical Forms to complete…

Callison Quarry Half Day Dig

May 24

Discover scenic Callison Quarry, just three miles from the museum in the Fruita Paleontological Area. Probe through the soft shales and use your detective skills to spot lizard & pterosaur bones, mammal jaws & teeth, and perhaps even the rare crocodilian Fruitachampsa between the layers of mudstone. This quarry is world-famous for having some of the smallest contemporaries of Jurassic dinosaurs. Minimum age: 7 Please fill out and return our 2017 Digs Registration-Medical Forms to complete…

Callison Quarry Half Day Dig

May 26

Discover scenic Callison Quarry, just three miles from the museum in the Fruita Paleontological Area. Probe through the soft shales and use your detective skills to spot lizard & pterosaur bones, mammal jaws & teeth, and perhaps even the rare crocodilian Fruitachampsa between the layers of mudstone. This quarry is world-famous for having some of the smallest contemporaries of Jurassic dinosaurs. Minimum age: 7 Please fill out and return our 2017 Digs Registration-Medical Forms to complete…

Fossil Prospecting Hike

May 31

The thrill of discovery is high in this prospecting expedition. We will be hiking through the badlands of the Western Slope searching for new fossil sites. This is an area full of fossil bone, where new discoveries are still being made. The site you find could lead science to a whole new discovery! Bring your wide-brimmed hat & sunscreen and venture into the unknown! Minimum age: 7 Please fill out and return our 2017 Digs Registration-Medical…

Dinosaur Journey Paleo Lab

June 1

Learn the lab skills for removing rock from fossil bone. Participants will spend a full day in the Dinosaur Journey Fossil Preparation Lab with our paleontologists. Learn three common techniques used in labs to clean and prepare delicate fossils excavated from the field. You will test your skill at the water world of screen washing, mechanically removing rock from bone with brushes and picks, as well as how to replicate fossil material at our molding…

Mygatt-Moore Quarry One Day Dig

June 2

Be a paleontologist for a day at the Mygatt-Moore Quarry. Get a little dirty digging for dinosaur bones, teeth, and plants. Our paleontologists will make sure you have all the training and tools you need. Fossil bones of the giant Apatosaurus and the flesh-eating theropod, Allosaurus, are common in the quarry. This trip ends with a guided tour of the Paleo Lab at Dinosaur Journey. Expeditioners should dress for working outdoors in summer: bring a…

Mygatt-Moore Quarry One Day Dig

June 5

Be a paleontologist for a day at the Mygatt-Moore Quarry. Get a little dirty digging for dinosaur bones, teeth, and plants. Our paleontologists will make sure you have all the training and tools you need. Fossil bones of the giant Apatosaurus and the flesh-eating theropod, Allosaurus, are common in the quarry. This trip ends with a guided tour of the Paleo Lab at Dinosaur Journey. Expeditioners should dress for working outdoors in summer: bring a…

Mygatt-Moore Quarry One Day Dig

June 7

Be a paleontologist for a day and dig at the Mygatt-Moore Quarry. Get a little dirty and dig for dinosaur bones, teeth, and plants. Fossil bones of the giant Apatosaurus and the flesh-eating theropod, Allosaurus, are common in the quarry. Don't worry about your experience because our paleontologists will make sure you have all the training and tools you need. This trip ends with a guided tour of the Paleo Lab at Dinosaur Journey. Expeditioners…

Mygatt-Moore Quarry One Day Dig

June 9

Be a paleontologist for a day and dig at the Mygatt-Moore Quarry. Get a little dirty and dig for dinosaur bones, teeth, and plants. Fossil bones of the giant Apatosaurus and the flesh-eating theropod, Allosaurus, are common in the quarry. Don't worry about your experience because our paleontologists will make sure you have all the training and tools you need. This trip ends with a guided tour of the Paleo Lab at Dinosaur Journey. Expeditioners…

Mygatt-Moore Quarry One Day Dig

June 12

Be a paleontologist for a day at the Mygatt-Moore Quarry. Get a little dirty digging for dinosaur bones, teeth, and plants. Our paleontologists will make sure you have all the training and tools you need. Fossil bones of the giant Apatosaurus and the flesh-eating theropod, Allosaurus, are common in the quarry. This trip ends with a guided tour of the Paleo Lab at Dinosaur Journey. Expeditioners should dress for working outdoors in summer: bring a…

Mygatt-Moore Quarry One Day Dig

June 14

Be a paleontologist for a day at the Mygatt-Moore Quarry. Get a little dirty digging for dinosaur bones, teeth, and plants. Our paleontologists will make sure you have all the training and tools you need. Fossil bones of the giant Apatosaurus and the flesh-eating theropod, Allosaurus, are common in the quarry. This trip ends with a guided tour of the Paleo Lab at Dinosaur Journey. Expeditioners should dress for working outdoors in summer: bring a…

Mygatt-Moore Quarry & DJ Prep Lab

June 15 - June 16

Get a double helping of paleontology by coupling a dig at Mygatt-Moore Quarry with working in the paleo lab, learning the skills to prepare fossils. Participants will spend a full day in the Dinosaur Journey Fossil Preparation Lab before heading out to Mygatt-Moore Quarry to excavate dinosaur bones. Our expert paleontologists will be there to guide you every step of the way. This is a perfect match for enthusiasts and future paleontologists alike. Minimum age:…

Mygatt-Moore Quarry One Day Dig

June 19

Be a paleontologist for a day at the Mygatt-Moore Quarry. Get a little dirty digging for dinosaur bones, teeth, and plants. Our paleontologists will make sure you have all the training and tools you need. Fossil bones of the giant Apatosaurus and the flesh-eating theropod, Allosaurus, are common in the quarry. This trip ends with a guided tour of the Paleo Lab at Dinosaur Journey. Expeditioners should dress for working outdoors in summer: bring a…

Mygatt-Moore Quarry One Day Dig

June 21

Be a paleontologist for a day at the Mygatt-Moore Quarry. Get a little dirty digging for dinosaur bones, teeth, and plants. Our paleontologists will make sure you have all the training and tools you need. Fossil bones of the giant Apatosaurus and the flesh-eating theropod, Allosaurus, are common in the quarry. This trip ends with a guided tour of the Paleo Lab at Dinosaur Journey. Expeditioners should dress for working outdoors in summer: bring a…

Mygatt-Moore Quarry One Day Dig

June 23

Be a paleontologist for a day at the Mygatt-Moore Quarry. Get a little dirty digging for dinosaur bones, teeth, and plants. Our paleontologists will make sure you have all the training and tools you need. Fossil bones of the giant Apatosaurus and the flesh-eating theropod, Allosaurus, are common in the quarry. This trip ends with a guided tour of the Paleo Lab at Dinosaur Journey. Expeditioners should dress for working outdoors in summer: bring a…

Mygatt-Moore Quarry One Day Dig

June 26

Be a paleontologist for a day at the Mygatt-Moore Quarry. Get a little dirty digging for dinosaur bones, teeth, and plants. Our paleontologists will make sure you have all the training and tools you need. Fossil bones of the giant Apatosaurus and the flesh-eating theropod, Allosaurus, are common in the quarry. This trip ends with a guided tour of the Paleo Lab at Dinosaur Journey. Expeditioners should dress for working outdoors in summer: bring a…

Fossil Prospecting Hike

June 27

The thrill of discovery is high in this prospecting expedition. We will be hiking through the badlands of the Western Slope searching for new fossil sites. This is an area full of fossil bone, where new discoveries are still being made. The site you find could lead science to a whole new discovery! Bring your wide-brimmed hat & sunscreen and venture into the unknown! Minimum age: 7 Please fill out and return our 2017 Digs Registration-Medical…

Mygatt-Moore Quarry Half Day Dig

June 28

Great for beginners of all ages, the Mygatt-Moore half day expeditions offer paleontology field work without the heat of the day. Enjoy digging for dinosaur bones, teeth, and plants in the cool of a summer morning. Our paleontologists will make sure you have all the training and tools you need. This trip ends with a guided tour of the Paleo Lab at Dinosaur Journey. Expeditioners should dress for working outdoors in summer: bring a wide-brimmed…

Mygatt-Moore Quarry One Day Dig

June 30

Be a paleontologist for a day at the Mygatt-Moore Quarry. Get a little dirty digging for dinosaur bones, teeth, and plants. Our paleontologists will make sure you have all the training and tools you need. Fossil bones of the giant Apatosaurus and the flesh-eating theropod, Allosaurus, are common in the quarry. This trip ends with a guided tour of the Paleo Lab at Dinosaur Journey. Expeditioners should dress for working outdoors in summer: bring a…

Dinosaur Journey Paleo Lab

July 6

Learn the lab skills for removing rock from fossil bone. Participants will spend a full day in the Dinosaur Journey Fossil Preparation Lab with our paleontologists. Learn three common techniques used in labs to clean and prepare delicate fossils excavated from the field. You will test your skill at the water world of screen washing, mechanically removing rock from bone with brushes and picks, as well as how to replicate fossil material at our molding…

Mygatt-Moore Quarry One Day Dig

July 10

Be a paleontologist for a day at the Mygatt-Moore Quarry. Get a little dirty digging for dinosaur bones, teeth, and plants. Our paleontologists will make sure you have all the training and tools you need. Fossil bones of the giant Apatosaurus and the flesh-eating theropod, Allosaurus, are common in the quarry. This trip ends with a guided tour of the Paleo Lab at Dinosaur Journey. Expeditioners should dress for working outdoors in summer: bring a…

Mygatt-Moore Quarry Half Day Dig

July 12

Great for beginners of all ages, the Mygatt-Moore half day expeditions offer paleontology field work without the heat of the day. Enjoy digging for dinosaur bones, teeth, and plants in the cool of a summer morning. Our paleontologists will make sure you have all the training and tools you need. This trip ends with a guided tour of the Paleo Lab at Dinosaur Journey. Expeditioners should dress for working outdoors in summer: bring a wide-brimmed…

Mygatt-Moore Quarry & DJ Prep Lab

July 13 - July 14

Get a double helping of paleontology by coupling a dig at Mygatt-Moore Quarry with working in the paleo lab, learning the skills to prepare fossils. Participants will spend a full day in the Dinosaur Journey Fossil Preparation Lab before heading out to Mygatt-Moore Quarry to excavate dinosaur bones. Our expert paleontologists will be there to guide you every step of the way. This is a perfect match for enthusiasts and future paleontologists alike. Minimum age:…

Mygatt-Moore Quarry One Day Dig

July 17

Be a paleontologist for a day at the Mygatt-Moore Quarry. Get a little dirty digging for dinosaur bones, teeth, and plants. Our paleontologists will make sure you have all the training and tools you need. Fossil bones of the giant Apatosaurus and the flesh-eating theropod, Allosaurus, are common in the quarry. This trip ends with a guided tour of the Paleo Lab at Dinosaur Journey. Expeditioners should dress for working outdoors in summer: bring a…

Mygatt-Moore Quarry One Day Dig

July 19

Be a paleontologist for a day at the Mygatt-Moore Quarry. Get a little dirty digging for dinosaur bones, teeth, and plants. Our paleontologists will make sure you have all the training and tools you need. Fossil bones of the giant Apatosaurus and the flesh-eating theropod, Allosaurus, are common in the quarry. This trip ends with a guided tour of the Paleo Lab at Dinosaur Journey. Expeditioners should dress for working outdoors in summer: bring a…

Mygatt-Moore Quarry One Day Dig

July 21

Be a paleontologist for a day at the Mygatt-Moore Quarry. Get a little dirty digging for dinosaur bones, teeth, and plants. Our paleontologists will make sure you have all the training and tools you need. Fossil bones of the giant Apatosaurus and the flesh-eating theropod, Allosaurus, are common in the quarry. This trip ends with a guided tour of the Paleo Lab at Dinosaur Journey. Expeditioners should dress for working outdoors in summer: bring a…

Mygatt-Moore Quarry Half Day Dig

July 28

Great for beginners of all ages, the Mygatt-Moore half day expeditions offer paleontology field work without the heat of the day. Enjoy digging for dinosaur bones, teeth, and plants in the cool of a summer morning. Our paleontologists will make sure you have all the training and tools you need. This trip ends with a guided tour of the Paleo Lab at Dinosaur Journey. Expeditioners should dress for working outdoors in summer: bring a wide-brimmed…

Mygatt-Moore Quarry One Day Dig

July 31

Be a paleontologist for a day at the Mygatt-Moore Quarry. Get a little dirty digging for dinosaur bones, teeth, and plants. Our paleontologists will make sure you have all the training and tools you need. Fossil bones of the giant Apatosaurus and the flesh-eating theropod, Allosaurus, are common in the quarry. This trip ends with a guided tour of the Paleo Lab at Dinosaur Journey. Expeditioners should dress for working outdoors in summer: bring a…

Dinosaur Journey Paleo Lab

August 1

Learn the lab skills for removing rock from fossil bone. Participants will spend a full day in the Dinosaur Journey Fossil Preparation Lab with our paleontologists. Learn three common techniques used in labs to clean and prepare delicate fossils excavated from the field. You will test your skill at the water world of screen washing, mechanically removing rock from bone with brushes and picks, as well as how to replicate fossil material at our molding…

Mygatt-Moore Quarry Half Day Dig

August 2

Great for beginners of all ages, the Mygatt-Moore half day expeditions offer paleontology field work without the heat of the day. Enjoy digging for dinosaur bones, teeth, and plants in the cool of a summer morning. Our paleontologists will make sure you have all the training and tools you need. This trip ends with a guided tour of the Paleo Lab at Dinosaur Journey. Expeditioners should dress for working outdoors in summer: bring a wide-brimmed…

Mygatt-Moore Quarry One Day Dig

August 4

Be a paleontologist for a day at the Mygatt-Moore Quarry. Get a little dirty digging for dinosaur bones, teeth, and plants. Our paleontologists will make sure you have all the training and tools you need. Fossil bones of the giant Apatosaurus and the flesh-eating theropod, Allosaurus, are common in the quarry. This trip ends with a guided tour of the Paleo Lab at Dinosaur Journey. Expeditioners should dress for working outdoors in summer: bring a…

Mygatt-Moore Quarry One Day Dig

August 9

Be a paleontologist for a day at the Mygatt-Moore Quarry. Get a little dirty digging for dinosaur bones, teeth, and plants. Our paleontologists will make sure you have all the training and tools you need. Fossil bones of the giant Apatosaurus and the flesh-eating theropod, Allosaurus, are common in the quarry. This trip ends with a guided tour of the Paleo Lab at Dinosaur Journey. Expeditioners should dress for working outdoors in summer: bring a…

Mygatt-Moore Quarry One Day Dig

August 11

Be a paleontologist for a day at the Mygatt-Moore Quarry. Get a little dirty digging for dinosaur bones, teeth, and plants. Our paleontologists will make sure you have all the training and tools you need. Fossil bones of the giant Apatosaurus and the flesh-eating theropod, Allosaurus, are common in the quarry. This trip ends with a guided tour of the Paleo Lab at Dinosaur Journey. Expeditioners should dress for working outdoors in summer: bring a…

Mygatt-Moore Quarry One Day Dig

August 14

Be a paleontologist for a day at the Mygatt-Moore Quarry. Get a little dirty digging for dinosaur bones, teeth, and plants. Our paleontologists will make sure you have all the training and tools you need. Fossil bones of the giant Apatosaurus and the flesh-eating theropod, Allosaurus, are common in the quarry. This trip ends with a guided tour of the Paleo Lab at Dinosaur Journey. Expeditioners should dress for working outdoors in summer: bring a…

Mygatt-Moore Quarry One Day Dig

August 16

Be a paleontologist for a day at the Mygatt-Moore Quarry. Get a little dirty digging for dinosaur bones, teeth, and plants. Our paleontologists will make sure you have all the training and tools you need. Fossil bones of the giant Apatosaurus and the flesh-eating theropod, Allosaurus, are common in the quarry. This trip ends with a guided tour of the Paleo Lab at Dinosaur Journey. Expeditioners should dress for working outdoors in summer: bring a…

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