Young Explorers Science Camp

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Young Explorers investigate the natural world. Each week-long camp program is packed with fun experiments, individual projects and engaging science learning. Explore, discover and enjoy the "wow" of science in your own backyard. Send your camper with healthy snacks everyday.

Equipment and supplies provided courtesy of the Friends of the Arcata Marsh (FOAM).


  • Location: Arcata Marsh Interpretive Center
  • Ages: 4 - 6 years
  • Days/Times: Monday - Friday 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Weekly Camp Fees: $100 /Add $10 non-resident
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Young Explorer Science Camp Dates/Themes for 2017

  • Week 2   June 26 - 30: Otter's Paradise 
  • Week 6   July 24 - 28: Birds of a Feather
  • Week 7   July 31 - Aug 4: Invertebrates are Awesome
  • Week 9   August 14 - 18: How to be a Herpetologist

Day Camp Combo

Combine Young Explorers Science Camp with a morning camp for a full day of fun. Sorry, transportation is not provided to or from the Arcata Skate Park or Marsh. Campers must be 5 to attend Redwood Day Camp.
  • Weekly Fees: $140 residents / $160 non-residents

Interested in our Payment Plan Option?

Please refer to the Summer Camps page for our Payment Plan details.