Throughout the month of April learn about life cycles, metamorphosis, and change as you help a caterpillar become a butterfly. Participants will adopt caterpillars, attend workshops, and then join hundreds of other children to release their butterflies into the environment.


April 8, 2017: Adoption Day!
Receive your butterfly larva and adoption packet.

Pick up at one of the following locations:
CDMOD: 10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. - Pre-adoption and Purchase
The River: 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. - Purchase Only

Cost: $1 per caterpillar - we highly recommend that you adopt more than one butterfly.


April 15, 2017: Build a Butterfly Bungalow
10:30 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. on the Patio
Bring a shoebox for your bungalow, learn about the life cycle of a butterfly, and create a habitat for your butterflies to enjoy.


Cost: Included with Museum Admission. Members, please login with your blackbaud.com account to receive your member discount. 

April 22, 2017: Earth Day Butterfly Release
9:00 - 10:00 a.m. Butterfly Release (please arrive by 9:15 a.m.)
10:00 a.m. - 2 p.m. Earth Day Celebration

Release your butterflies in the morning and then enjoy activities as we celebrate these wonderful winged creatures and planet Earth. 

Cost: Included with Museum Admission. Members, please login with your blackbaud.com account to receive your member discount.