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.

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

Monday, June 17, 2024 9:00 am - 12:30 pm , , ,

Unleash your inner scientist and discover the incredible world of animal engineering and art! At this STEAM-based camp, we’ll conduct thrilling group engineering challenges, and discover the secrets behind animal adaptations to their environment. From engineering nests to survive an egg drop challenge and constructing watertight dams like beavers. We’ll also dive into hands-on art (more…)

Backyard Bugs Half-Day Camp (Ages 5-7)

Monday, June 17, 2024 9:00 am - 12:30 pm , , ,

Get ready to journey into the fascinating world of bugs! Our campers will become expert explorers as they dive into educational activities like bug observation, pollinator experiments, insectivore crafts, and even some worm wrangling! You won’t want to miss out on the wild and wacky fun that awaits you in this bug-tastic adventure!  This fun (more…)

Simply Snakes

Sunday, June 23, 2024 10:00 am - 11:00 am , , , ,

Workshop: Ages 4-6  Snakes are fascinating and misunderstood creatures, and are extremely diverse. In this one-hour workshop, students will meet Lindsay’s live snake ambassadors in order to make observations about their similarities and differences. Participants will learn about snake anatomy and adaptations and gain a greater appreciation for these scaled serpents. Date: Sunday, June 23rd (more…)

Lindsay Naturalist Full-Day Camp (Ages 5-7)

Monday, June 24, 2024 9:00 am - 3:30 pm , , ,

Get ready for a wild adventure at Lindsay Naturalist Camp! Campers will get the full Lindsay experience exploring the work of our Wildlife Rehabilitation Hospital, our Animal Keepers, and our Educators.   We’ll learn about native wildlife through outdoor exploration and studying Linday’s animal ambassadors. Then, we’ll get an inside look at how our awesome veterinarians (more…)

Lindsay Naturalist Full-Day Camp (Ages 8-11)

Monday, June 24, 2024 9:00 am - 3:30 pm , , ,

Get ready for a wild adventure at Lindsay Naturalist Camp! Campers will get the full Lindsay experience exploring the work of our Wildlife Rehabilitation Hospital, our Animal Keepers, and our Educators.   We’ll learn about native wildlife through outdoor exploration and studying Linday’s animal ambassadors. Then, we’ll get an inside look at how our awesome veterinarians (more…)

Earth and Beyond Half-Day Camp (Ages 8-11)

Monday, July 15, 2024 9:00 am - 12:30 pm , , ,

From the dirt below to the stars above, everything is connected. Our campers will delve into nature’s interconnectedness through art projects, hands-on experiments, live animal encounters, and more! From the study of fossils and geology, the intricacies of food webs, and the mysteries of space and the solar system, campers are sure to be inspired (more…)

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

Monday, July 15, 2024 9:00 am - 12:30 pm , , ,

Get ready to travel back in time at our Prehistoric Pals camp! We’ll uncover the mysteries of dinosaurs, mastodons, pteranodons, and more creatures from the past. And that’s not all – we’ll also get our hands dirty making our own fossils while discovering everything there is to know about the history of life on Earth. (more…)

Wild Mysteries: Sneaky Skulls

Sunday, July 21, 2024 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm , , , , ,

Workshop: Ages 7-12  What animal is that? Ever heard this question while exploring, and you find a skull? Come learn with us on how to look at a skull and put together the different puzzle pieces to identify what animal that skull belongs to. Class participants will observe natural history specimens of real skulls, and (more…)

It's a Bugs World

Sunday, August 18, 2024 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm , , , , ,

Workshop: 7-12 years old Over one million species of bugs share this plant with us! In this one-and-half hour workshop, students will get up close with some of Lindsay’s bug ambassadors and learn what makes them so important. Students will learn how to find bugs in their own neighborhoods, learn about collecting bugs, and will (more…)

Tiny Tuesday: Destination Desert

Tuesday, August 27, 2024 10:00 am - 12:00 pm , , , , , , ,

Visit Lindsay Wildlife Experience each month outside of regular hours!  Tiny Tuesday is a special day for children ages 2–5 to play and learn, along with an adult caregiver. Explore the natural world on this themed day specifically designed for you and your little one. Join us and learn about deserts and other animals that (more…)