The State Historical Society of North Dakota is hosting “Explorer Day” Monday, Sept. 25, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. at the North Dakota Heritage Center & State Museum in Bismarck. This program is free and open to the public.
The event features hands-on activities for the entire family. Learn about animal tracks and nature journaling. Participate in a Red River Rendezvous to experience what it was like to be a fur trader. Try your hand at basic orienteering skills including reading maps and using a compass. Other activities include identifying furs of North Dakota animals, making sun prints, building paper boats, and trivia.
For more information, contact Laura Forde at 701.328.2792. The ND Heritage Center & State Museum is open Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., and Saturday-Sunday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Find upcoming State Historical Society events at history.nd.gov/events.