Learn through Programs and Education
The Buffalo Bill Center of the West’s educational programs help our visitors learn in an enjoyable and educational atmosphere and so acquire a deeper understanding of the American West.
The Interpretive Education Department is seeking an Educational Web Content Creator/Outreach Educator to create educational content for the Center’s website, as well as assist with educational programming and activities… Find out more!
Greater Yellowstone Raptor Experience
Don’t miss the amazing birds of our Greater Yellowstone Raptor Experience in the lower level of the Draper Natural History Museum or in the Hub. Here is the winter schedule:
- Meet at least one of our birds daily at 1 p.m. This informal program features at least one of our avian ambassadors and their handlers. Take this opportunity to see the birds, ask questions, and learn more about raptors.
Family Fun Days
Fun and educational! And geared for families visiting the museums together. Click here to learn more. Here’s our schedule for winter:
- Holiday Open House, Saturday, December 7, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
- January 24 and March 14, 3 – 7 p.m. Details coming soon!
Skype in the classroom
Do you have a class of students who would love to find out more about mountain men and fur trappers? About Plains Indian culture and tipis? Then click here to find out more about our Skype in the classroom lessons.
Field Trips in the Greater Yellowstone Region
Our natural history experts also take participants to the field for informal educational experiences. Past trips have included prowling for owls, watching for eagles, studying the predators of Yellowstone National Park, and even delving into geology and fossils.
For more information about future trips, e-mail Interpretive Specialist Emily Buckles, or call her at 307.578.4110.