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, July 22, 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, July 22, 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…)

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

Monday, July 29, 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 29, 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…)

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…)

Tiny Tuesday: Creepy Crawlies

Tuesday, September 17, 2024 10:00 am - 12:00 pm , , , , , , ,

Spiders, worms, and cockroaches–oh my! Dive into the world of some not-so-creepy crawlies. 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 insects, spiders, (more…)

Tiny Tuesday: Nature at Night

Tuesday, October 15, 2024 10:00 am - 12:00 pm , , , , , , ,

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 about nocturnal animals on Tuesday, October 15 from 10 am to 12pm. This action-packed day (more…)

Tiny Tuesday: Crunch N’ Munch

Tuesday, November 12, 2024 10:00 am - 12:00 pm , , , , , , ,

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 what different animals like to eat on Tuesday, November 12th from 10 am to 12pm. (more…)

Tiny Tuesday: Winter Wildlife

Tuesday, December 17, 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 what animals do in the winter (more…)