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.

Pollinator Hike

Sunday, April 21, 2024 11:00 am - 1:00 pm , , , , ,

Ages: 6- Adult Discover the pollinators of Mount Diablo’s Mitchell Canyon with Lindsay Wildlife Experience. We’ll hike through beautiful Mitchell Canyon, observing butterflies, bees, and other pollinators busy with the profusion of wildflowers along the trail. This is a mild hike, approximately 2 miles round trip. Dates and times: Sunday, April 21st from 11 a.m. (more…)

Homeschool: Exploring Life Science (Grades 1st-3rd)

Monday, April 22, 2024 10:00 am - 11:30 am , , ,

Homeschool for grades 1-3  Discover the wonders of the biological world, from the tiniest lifeforms to the environment as a whole. We are partnering with “Trout in the Classroom” to provide your homeschool student with the experience of witnessing the life cycle of trout from egg to release in our in-classroom tank. Our experienced education (more…)

Homeschool: Exploring Life Science (Grades 4-6)

Monday, April 22, 2024 10:00 am - 11:30 am , , ,

Homeschool for grades 4-6 Discover the wonders of the biological world, from the tiniest lifeforms to the environment as a whole. We are partnering with “Trout in the Classroom” to provide your homeschool student with the experience of witnessing the life cycle of trout from egg to release in our in-classroom tank. Our experienced education (more…)

Preschool: Perfect Pollinators

Wednesday, April 24, 2024 10:00 am - 11:00 am , , ,

What is a pollinator? In this series of workshops, you and your little sprout will learn about special animals that help plants reproduce. Our preschool classes are designed for budding nature lovers 3 to 5 years old, plus a caregiver. Enroll for individual workshops or enroll for the full series of all three and save. (more…)

Tiny Tuesday: Dinosaur Days

Tuesday, May 14, 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 dinosaurs and other prehistoric animals (more…)

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

Monday, June 10, 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, June 10, 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 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…)