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Junior Paleontology Program

Students in the Summer Program

Students in the Summer Program

This ten-day residential program offered through The Webb Schools immerses rising 7th and 8th grade students in the world of the research scientist.

  • Learn alongside world-renowned paleontologists through hands-on work with real fossils in the Alf Museum’s state-of-the-art research and fossil prep labs
  • Explore the Page Museum, La Brea Tar Pits, and Los Angeles Natural History Museum
  • Travel through the cosmos at Webb’s own Hefner Observatory, housing a Celestron-14 telescope
  • Live and study with enthusiastic students in this highly selective program, limited to 20 students per 10-day session
  • Create 3-D scans of fossils, then print one to take home with you
  • Catalog your fossil finds so they can be placed into the permanent collections of the Alf Museum with your name listed as identifier

For more information, visit the main Summer Program page at the website for The Webb Schools.