Child Programs And Camps

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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 — online and in the field.

Prehistoric Pals Full-Day Camp (Ages 5-7)

Monday, June 5, 2023 9:00 am - 3:30 pm , , ,

Register now and save $25! Use code “SUMMER25” at checkout. Grab your binoculars! In Prehistoric Pals Camp, participants will explore the world of dinosaurs, mammoths, and other prehistoric animals. We will learn about the fascinating creatures that roamed the Earth millions of years ago, and how they lived, hunted, and survived. Campers will get a (more…)

Wild Adventure Full-Day Camp (Ages 8-11)

Monday, June 5, 2023 9:00 am - 3:30 pm , , ,

Register now and save $25! Use code “SUMMER25” at checkout. Get WILD this summer at Lindsay Wildlife’s Wild Adventure Camp. Participants will explore the wonders of nature, animals, and conservation! This action-packed camp is full of adventure, from up-close experiences with live animal ambassadors to nature hikes, songs, games, and eco crafts. With our experienced (more…)

Investigating Invertebrates

Sunday, June 11, 2023 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm , , , ,

Workshop: Ages 7-12  About 97% of all animals on earth are invertebrates, or animals without a spinal column, but we rarely think about them. In this one-and-a-half-hour workshop, students will get an up-close introduction to the amazing biodiversity of California invertebrates! We’ll meet some of Lindsay’s invertebrate ambassadors, and take a trek outside to investigate (more…)

Nature Science Half-Day Camp (Ages 8-11)

Monday, June 12, 2023 9:00 am - 12:30 pm , , ,

Register now and save $25! Use code “SUMMER25” at checkout. Get mad about science at Lindsay Wildlife’s Nature Science Camp. Budding scientists will explore the science of ecology, climate, and sustainability through fun and exciting experiments, games, crafts, and up-close experiences with live animal ambassadors. Campers will have a BLAST in and out of the (more…)

Creepy Crawly Half-Day Camp (Ages 5-7)

Monday, June 12, 2023 9:00 am - 12:30 pm , , ,

Register now and save $25! Use code “SUMMER25” at checkout. Crawl, slither, wriggle, or march over to Lindsay Wildlife’s Creepy Crawly Camp. Participants will explore the world of bugs, spiders, worms, and insects! Campers will learn about these amazing creatures and how they live and play through educational activities such as bug observation, insect identification, (more…)

Habitat Helpers

Sunday, June 18, 2023 11:00 am - 12:00 pm , , ,

Workshop: Ages 4-6  In this one-hour workshop, we’ll learn what makes a healthy habitat for wildlife, and how to be a habitat helper. Students will meet some of our animal ambassadors up close and make observations about their wild homes. Then participants will design their own habitat for a California native species! Lastly, we’ll plant (more…)

Wild Mysteries: Sneaky Skulls

Sunday, June 25, 2023 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm , , , ,

Workshop: Ages 7-12  Ever look at a skull and wonder what kind of animal it belonged to? Come learn skull identification in Lindsay Wildlife’s Wild Mysteries workshop. We’ll cover basic skull identification indicators and put together the different puzzle pieces to identify what animal the skull belongs to. In this one-hour workshop, participants will observe (more…)

Snapshot in Time: Track Casting and Identification Workshop

Sunday, July 9, 2023 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm , ,

Workshop: Ages 7-12 “Take only pictures, leave only footprints” is the motto of any eco-friendly outdoor explorer. But what if you could safely take a footprint home with you? In this one-and-a-half-hour workshop, kids will learn how to identify, interpret, and cast animal tracks, and will take home their own plaster track cast! Date: Sunday, (more…)

Solar Powered Cars

Thursday, July 20, 2023 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm , ,

Workshop: Ages 7-12 Join us in this two- hour workshop as we learn about renewable energy. Along with wind power, solar power is quickly becoming the energy source of the future. In this two-hour workshop, participants will learn about the different ways that sunlight is used to make electricity. We’ll put our knowledge into practice (more…)

Recreating Lost Worlds - Paleoart

Sunday, July 23, 2023 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm , , , ,

Workshop: Ages 12 + Ever wonder how artists create what dinosaurs, mammoths, and other fossil creatures look like? Paleoart connects the present with the past, bringing life back to animals and plants long extinct. Learn how artistic reconstruction of what prehistoric animals looked like is done. Then try your hand at recreating an animal using (more…)