Ages 7 To 10

Explore, discover, and have fun at Lindsay! These programs are discovery-based and include hands-on activities and introductions to live animals. Experience the natural world—at the center and in the field.

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Curious Collections

Thursday, February 16, 2023 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm , , , ,

Workshop: Ages 7-12  Curious about what goes on in the natural history collection? Become a collections specialist for the day at Lindsay Wildlife Experience. You will learn how we care for our gems, minerals, fossils, plants, insects, taxidermy, and skeletons on display and in storage. Participants will enjoy the opportunity to see the collection space (more…)

Wild Science: Experimenting with Adaptations

Sunday, February 19, 2023 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm , , , ,

Workshop: Ages 7-12  Explore some wild adaptations that animals have evolved, from a woodpecker’s tongue wrapping all the way around its skull for extra cushioning, to webbed feet that prevent an animal from sinking into wet sand and mud. With the help of a live animal ambassador, we will study these adaptations in action and (more…)

Monarch Migration

Thursday, March 16, 2023 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm , , , ,

Workshop: Ages 7-12  Curious about why monarchs travel thousands of miles every autumn from the United States and Canada down to Central Mexico? In this workshop, we will all about monarchs – from why they overwinter to their species’ host plant. Our wildlife instructors will teach participants how to make seed paper to use in (more…)

Wildlife Heroes Spring Break Camp

Tuesday, April 4, 2023 9:00 am - 12:30 pm , , ,

Ages: 7-12 years old Meet Lindsay Wildlife Experience animal ambassadors and learn how to protect them and the habitats they call home. In this three-day camp, we’ll explore the wild spaces around Lindsay Wildlife Experience and learn about conserving California’s unique natural world.  Dates:  April 4-6th, Tuesday through Thursday   Times: 9:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Fee: (more…)

Outstanding Owls

Sunday, April 16, 2023 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm , , , ,

Workshop: 4-10 years old Have you ever wondered what hides beneath the fluffy facade of an owl? In this workshop, students will learn about owls, how we know what they eat and how they adapt to their environment. Class participants will also see natural history specimens of the owl’s favorite prey and dissect an owl (more…)

Keeper for a Day

Sunday, May 21, 2023 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm , , , ,

Workshop: 7-12 years old Curious what it’s like to be an animal keeper? Become a keeper for the day at Lindsay Wildlife Experience and learn about caring for animals at a wildlife center. Participants will enjoy the opportunity to prepare diets, design habitats, and create enrichment for domestic animals, while learning what it takes to (more…)