Celebrate The Great Outdoors at Camp Lindsay All Summer!

SF Premiere Bay Area Science and Education Center Hosts First Ever Overnight Campout!

WALNUT CREEK, Calif., June 2, 2016 —Celebrate the great outdoors all summer long at Lindsay Wildlife Experience’s Camp Lindsay! Lindsay wants to inspire kids and adults to explore nature and learn how to enjoy the outdoors while respecting and enjoying wildlife. So, all summer long, come to Lindsay for camping themed events and activities, including Lindsay’s very first sleepover in the exhibit hall, outdoor Nature Play, and Live. Wild. Animal Exhibitions that include camp critters and bugs!
The downstairs community Manzanita Room at Lindsay will be transformed into a campsite. Surrounded by trail signage from Mount Diablo State Park and a collection of tree murals by artist Colin Hall, Lindsay’s great room will offer fun activities such as tree and paw print rubbings, interactive camping maps and scavenger hunts.
And for the first time ever, members can spend the night in Lindsay during: Campout at Camp Lindsay on July 16! Enjoy a fun-filled family evening of camping activities—even make your own s’mores! Night owls can enjoy a late-night movie, and then crawl into your sleeping bag to snooze among Lindsay Wildlife’s animal ambassadors.
Member Movie Night: The Parent Trap. Watch this classic 1961 summer camp movie June 10 at Lindsay. Cost: Free to members.
Summer Nature Speak: Select Sundays this summer, come to Lindsay to learn about the great outdoors with adult Summer Nature Speak! Beginning June 19 with an artist reception for Laurie Wigham, who will talk about her amazing creations done using sticks dipped in watercolor and ink. Also on deck are experts in surviving in the wilderness, the amazing California condors and a presentation on rattlesnakes—come experience nature knowledge! Cost: Free to members, and included in the cost of admission for general public.
Live. Wild. Animal Exhibition: Camp Critters Saturday June 18, come meet animals that you might find—or might find you—at your campsite: a coyote, gray fox, raccoon, and skunk will all be on-hand during this one-hour presentation. Members can pre-register for the early show and the general public will be admitted for the afternoon show. Cost: Free to members, and included in the cost of admission for general public.
Every Member Tuesday, beginning June 14, come to Lindsay’s outdoor classroom at 11 a.m. and experience Nature Play! All ages welcome, but this nature-themed playgroup provides an opportunity for our member families with 2-5 year olds to play outside and discover the sights, sounds, and sensations all around them. Cost: Free to members!
Friday, June 24 6-8:30 p.m. Friday Night at Lindsay: What adventures happen in the evening? Meet animals that are active at night, make crafts,
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enjoy face painting and gaze at the stars with the help of the Mt. Diablo Astronomical Society. Cost: $8 for members, $12 for non-members. Children under 2 free with one paid admission.
Saturday, July 30 Live.Wild.Animal Exhibition: Bug Out! From 9 to 11 a.m. come inspect the Insect Discovery Lab. See bugs you might find while camping, such as scorpions, and have fun TOUCHING darkling beetles, lubber grasshoppers, and walking sticks! Cost: Free to members, and included in the cost of admission for general public.
Breakfast with the Animals: Saturday, Aug. 20 enjoy breakfast with our animal ambassadors, with exclusive access to the exhibit hall before Lindsay opens to the public. Members get exclusive seating and a special surprise at their table! Cost: $8 for Members; $15 for non-members.
About Lindsay Wildlife Experience: Lindsay connects people with wildlife to inspire responsibility and respect for the world we share. It is a unique natural history and environmental education center where wild live animals are just inches away from visitors. It serves more than 100,000 children and adults and treats more than 5,600 animals each year at the first wildlife rehabilitation hospital established in the U.S.
Lindsay Wildlife Admission Cost: Adults $8.50, Seniors 65+ $7.50, Children 2–17 years $6.50. Free for members and for children younger than 2 years old.
For more information: Please call (925) 935-1978 or visit lindsaywildlife.org.