Apr 26

Orkin Mosquito Summer Scientist Giveaway

Summer is almost here! That means picnics, baseball games, barbecues and all the fun of enjoying the great outdoors with your family. There’s one thing no one likes about being outdoors, though: mosquitoes! They not only are a nuisance, but they also pose potentially serious health risks. Fortunately, the experts at Orkin study the science of mosquitoes and other pests closely in order to better tailor plans that help keep them out of your home this summer.

What are some of your families summer outdoor fun favorites? My husband and I enjoy going camping, fishing, just sitting outside and enjoying the sun in general.

Orkin’s “Buzzer Beater” blog app:

• Are you prepared for mosquito season this year? Take the quiz to see if you’re ready to earn your badge in Mosquito Season Prep.

• Watch the “How to Deal With Mosquitoes” & “Do Mosquitoes Prefer Adults over Children” videos, as well as the rest of Orkin’s How-To video series, to get the most up-to-date knowledge on dealing with pesky home invaders.

• Download Orkin’s yearly “Mosquito Cities” list and find out if your city made it!

Enter to win the Orkin Summer Scientist Bug Catching Kits are fun for the whole family! Each pack includes:

2 Bug Catcher Craft Kits: These awesome DIY bug catcher kits will let your family’s personality shine through while also learning about nature and the world around us. The kits include a variety of foam ladybugs, dragonflies and more!

2 Bug Nets: Explore the great outdoors with these fun mesh insect nets. They can be used to collect and study butterflies, ladybugs, caterpillars and many other backyard creatures.

2 See-Through Bug Jars: Reveal the wonders of your backyard with these clear bug jars. Each transparent plastic box has a magnifying lid for better insect viewing. Young explorers love discovering worms, butterflies, ants and insects. These containers allow them to make homes for their new discoveries.

2 Magic Color Scratch Little Garden Critters: Scratch faces, designs and more on these Magic Color Scratch Little Garden Critters! A perfect kids’ activity for critter lovers, simply scratch away the black coating to reveal vibrant rainbow colors. Includes butterflies, frogs, turtles and more.

Glow-in-the-Dark Creepy Crawlers: Turn off the lights and let them glow! These vinyl glow-in-the-dark bugs are lots of fun for all ages.

Orkin Mosquito Summer Scientist Giveaway

Each household is only eligible to win Summer Scientist Bug Catching Kit via blog reviews and giveaways. Only one entrant per mailing address per giveaway. If you have won the same prize on another blog, you will not be eligible to win it again. Winner is subject to eligibility verification.


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  1. Sue E

    I was surprised to learn that yellow lights attract fewer adult mosquitoes than ordinary lights, not blue.

  2. Linda Persaud

    This is a cool prize, thanks for sharing it and giving us a chance to win it. My kids would love this!

  3. Sarah Oswald

    I learned that the sprays we use to keep bugs off our body doesnt work as long as said to work that they need to be sprayed on more often than I thought.

  4. Laura

    I learned that bug spray starts wearing off as soon as you put it on! How interesting…

  5. Francine Anchondo

    To put bug spray on repeatedly because it doesnt last long

  6. Robin Abrams

    I learned that yellow lights attract fewer adult mosquitoes than ordinary lights, not blue

  7. Marnie G

    I was suprised to learn that yellow lights attract fewer mosquitoes — I never knew that. I learned a couple other things too.

  8. Judy Cox

    I found out that when you spray for mosquitoes it does not last long, so you have to keep spraying yourself.

  9. charlene

    If mosquitoes are biting that means they are breeding

  10. Jerry Marquardt

    I learned that they I wasn’t controlling mosquitoes the proper way, and the way to do it right.

  11. Barbara Riffe

    WOW, I always wondered why people used yellow light instead of white.

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