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Join Dr. Andrew Snelling and Dr. Gabriela Haynes for a Fossil Hunt

by Creation Museum on August 15, 2019

On September 7, 2019, eager fossil hunters will gather at beautiful Caesar Creek Lake in Warren County, Ohio, for a day of learning, fun, and hands-on adventure. And it’s not too late for you to join them for our next Fossil Hunt! Learn more about this exciting opportunity below.

Explore Rich Fossil Beds

Spend the day exploring the rich fossil beds around Caesar Creek Lake*, collecting fossils you can take home with you. During this unique event, you’ll enjoy fellowship with other fossil enthusiasts in one of the most popular fossil-hunting locations in the region.

Hands Holding Fossils

You never know what you might find. Previous groups have uncovered corals, shells, various other marine invertebrates, and even trilobites!

Fossil Hunt Participants

Due to the technical content, we strongly recommend that children be at least 12 years old to attend this family-friendly event.

Fossil Hunt

*Please note: Caesar Creek Lake is located a moderate distance from the Creation Museum (about a 75-minute drive), and you are responsible for your own transportation. You will spend several hours outside with limited shade, so please come prepared.

Learn from Dr. Haynes and Dr. Snelling

Dr. Andrew Snelling

Dr. Andrew Snelling

Geologist Dr. Andrew Snelling and paleontologist Dr. Gabriela Haynes, who will be joining us for her first Fossil Hunt, will lead this hands-on experience. Enjoy special presentations and personal instruction from this pair of PhD creation scientists who understand geology and paleontology through a biblical worldview.

Dr. Gabriela Haynes

Dr. Gabriela Haynes

Dr. Snelling is one of the world’s most respected creation scientists specializing in geology and is a passionate speaker for both layperson and technical audiences. He is active in research, and he also writes and speaks on topics such as the flood, fossils, the rock dating methods, and the Grand Canyon.

Dr. Haynes’ PhD focused on invertebrate fossils from the Santana Formation in Brazil. So far, she has identified and described ten new species. Dr. Haynes serves in the research department for our parent ministry, Answers in Genesis, and she is also one of our co-hosts on Answers News, AiG’s weekly news program filmed live here at the Creation Museum on Mondays.

Register Today!

Registration ends August 29. Space is limited, and this event often sells out, so register today on the event page or call Reservations at (800) 721-2298.

Start making your plans to join Dr. Snelling and Dr. Haynes for our September Fossil Hunt today so that you don't miss out! Share your favorite pictures from the event with us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter using #creationmuseum.