Dr. Merrill Foster with students on a Fossil and Rock Expedition

*Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Fossil and Rock Expedition has been canceled until further notice. Contact us with any questions.

Join Dr. Merrill Foster, PhD, Harvard University and Professor of Geology at Bradley University, for an exciting day of searching for ancient fossils in the creek beds on the Sun Foundation Art and Nature Center. Adults and children alike are welcome to join Dr. Foster, a leader in his field, to learn about these million-year-old artifacts. Gentle rain or shine, participants should be equipped to spend the day outdoors, hiking over uneven terrain. Bring lunch, bottled water, rain gear, shoes that can get muddy, a bucket, plastic bags, and a hand trowel.

Event Details

For: Families and Scouts (children must be accompanied by adult)

Date: To be rescheduled

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Where: Sun Foundation Art & Nature Center

Hosted by: Dr. Merrill Foster,
Geologist, Bradley University

Fees: $12/person, $22/Family