Childrens 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.

Homeschool: Weather and Water (Grades 1-3)

Monday, January 9, 2023 10:00 am - 11:30 am , , ,

Homeschool for grades 1-3 Discover the connections between water, weather, climate, and wildlife. From nature hikes to studying live animals, students will explore these connections and our role within them. Our experienced education specialists guide and engage students while exploring subjects through critical questions, discussion, observation, and investigation. Through individual and small group work, students (more…)

Tiny Tuesday: Wild About Wetlands

Tuesday, January 10, 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 and learn what animals make the wetlands home (more…)

Finding Fossils with Ants

Wednesday, January 25, 2023 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm , , , , ,

Workshop: Ages 12 to Adult Ever wonder how paleontologists find fossils? Wonder no more as we discover how a little insect helps paleontologists find fossils hidden below the surface. We will learn how ants bring fossils to the surface, how paleontologists find the fossils, and then determine where to dig. Try your hand at being (more…)

Animal ABCs

Wednesday, February 8, 2023 10:00 am - 11:00 am , ,

Meet the Lindsay ABCs…Alligator lizard, Bunny, Chuckwalla. Have fun learning the ABCs alongside animals with games, songs, and crafts! 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: A is (more…)

Tiny Tuesday: Be My Valentine

Tuesday, February 14, 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 and make spring Valentine’s crafts on Tuesday, February (more…)

Curious Collections

Thursday, February 16, 2023 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm , , ,

Workshop: Ages 7-12  Curious about what goes on in the natural history collection? Become a collections specialist for the day at Lindsay Wildlife Experience. You will learn how we care for our gems, minerals, fossils, plants, insects, taxidermy, and skeletons on display and in storage. Participants will enjoy the opportunity to see the collection space (more…)

Wild Science: Experimenting with Adaptations

Sunday, February 19, 2023 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm , , ,

Workshop: Ages 7-12  Explore some wild adaptations that animals have evolved, from a woodpecker’s tongue wrapping all the way around its skull for extra cushioning, to webbed feet that prevent an animal from sinking into wet sand and mud. With the help of a live animal ambassador, we will study these adaptations in action and (more…)

Homeschool: Cycles in Nature (Grades 1-3)

Monday, February 20, 2023 10:00 am - 11:30 am , , ,

Homeschool for grades 1-3 Explore the cycles of nature–from animal and plant life cycles to the nutrient cycles inherent within an ecosystem. Our experienced education specialists guide and engage students while exploring subjects through critical questions, discussion, observation, and investigation. Through individual and small group work, students learn scientific principles at a pace that matches (more…)

Homeschool: Cycles in Nature (Grades 4-6)

Monday, February 20, 2023 10:00 am - 11:30 am , , ,

Homeschool for grades 4-6 Explore the cycles of nature–from animal and plant life cycles to the nutrient cycles inherent within an ecosystem. Our experienced education specialists guide and engage students while exploring subjects through critical questions, discussion, observation, and investigation. Through individual and small group work, students learn scientific principles at a pace that matches (more…)

Folk Tails

Wednesday, March 8, 2023 10:00 am - 11:00 am , ,

Do you love animals? How about stories? This series of workshops combines interactive storytelling with a variety of educational activities and visits from our animal ambassadors. 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 (more…)