Register Mon, April 29th, 2019
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Introduce your Young Explorers to the natural world
through experiments, individual projects and engaging, age-appropriate science learning.
Send your camper with healthy snacks, water and sunscreen everyday.
Equipment and supplies provided courtesy of the Friends of the Arcata Marsh (FOAM).
Ages: 4-6 years
Days/Times: Monday - Friday, 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Extended care to 5:30 p.m.
Weekly Fees: $110 / $121 non-resident
Location: Arcata Marsh Interpretive Center, 569 South G Street
Young Explorers Science Camp Dates / Themes for 2019
Week 2 June 24-28 Wetlands, the Biome Arcata Marsh Calls Home Dig into wetlands and discover what makes Arcata's coastal marsh special.
We'll also spend the week getting to know the aquatic and terrestrial inhabitants of the area.
Week 4 July 8-12 Birds of a Feather Travel Together Campers soar into the world of birds that make seasonal and permanent homes at the Arcata Marsh. Learn about shorebirds, birds of prey and many other species.
Week 6 July 22-26 Investigate Invertebrates of the Marsh
Campers get out your magnifying glasses & take a closer look at the local invertebrates. From micro to macro invertebrates, like insects and crustaceans, we explore these marsh marvels.
Week 7 July 29-Aug 2 Wonderful Water Water plays an important role in our daily lives. Discover the value that water has in balancing the bountiful ecosystem and the benefits provided to the natural world.
Week 9 August 12-16 There's a Herpetologist in Everyone
If reptiles and amphibians are your thing, then this is the camp for you! Campers learn about frogs, salamanders, turtles, snakes and many more slimy and scaly creatures.
Camp Combo Option
Combine Young Explorers Science Camp with a morning camp for a full day of fun!
Sorry, transportation is not provided to/from the Arcata Skate Park or the Marsh.
Campers must be 5 to attend Redwood Day Camp.