Introduce your Young Explorer to the natural world through experiments, individual projects and engaging, age-appropriate science learning. Send your camper with healthy snacks, water and sunscreen everyday.
Ages: 4-6 years
Days/Times: Monday - Friday, 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. Extended care to 5:30 p.m.
Weekly Fees: $120 / $132.50 non-resident
Location: Arcata Marsh Interpretive Center, 569 South G Street
Young Explorers Science Camp Dates and Themes for 2023
Week 3* July 3-7 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. (* no camp July 4th)
Week 4 July 10-14 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 7 July 31- Aug. 4 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 8 August 7-11 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.