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.

Preschool: Life Cycles

Wednesday, May 3, 2023 10:00 am - 11:00 am , , ,

Plants and animals grow in different ways. Learn about the changes plants and animals make from start to finish. Our preschool workshops 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. Individual workshops: Plants: Wednesday, (more…)

Tiny Tuesday: Dig Into Dinosaurs

Tuesday, May 16, 2023 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 on Tuesday, May 16 from 10 a.m. to noon. and (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…)

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

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

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 chance to create their own fossils, take part in a (more…)

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

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

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 and knowledgeable camp staff, your child will gain a greater (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 , , ,

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 lab, from nature hikes where we’ll learn about the natural (more…)

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

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

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, and worm wrangling. In this action-packed camp, we’ll explore the (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…)