Locomotion

June 22 – June 26
5-Day Session: $275 Resident / $350 Non-Resident

Everybody’s doing the locomotion—mackerel are darting, gulls are soaring, inchworms are wriggling, and bees are waggling. Mimic the movements of the living world around you, dance, stretch, and get in the groove as we learn the ways that animals and plants move from place to place. Feel the rhythm of the waves and wind during this week of fun. 

Down By The Bay

June 29 – July 2
4-day Session: $220 Resident / $290 Non-Resident

Bring your bathing suit and goggles to explore what critters and treasures you may find along our rocky shore, down by Frenchman Bay. Learn about the world beneath the waves through stories, projects, games and songs. Make works of art with seaweed and seashells and find creatures amidst the pools of the intertidal, while taking a dip in Frenchman Bay and enjoying our beautiful coastline.

Bug World

July 6 – July 10
5-Day Session: $275 Resident / $350 Non-Resident

Take a closer look at the billions of little lives that surround us.  On your skin, beneath the soil, under tree bark, or along the shoreline— it is inevitable we will come across a six, eight, or hundred-legged friend. With magnifying glass in hand, see another side of the insects with which we share our world.  Bees, wolf spiders, roly-polys, butterflies, crabs, ladybugs, slugs, and lobsters are just a few of these bizarre animals you might encounter.

Color Collectors

July 13 – July 16
4-day Session: $220 Resident / $290 Non-Resident

Set your sights on the vibrant colors and patterns found all around you—the wings of a bird, the scales of a fish, the crystals in granite, and the petals of a flower.  Head down to the beach, into the forest, and through the garden to discover the rainbow of plants and animals that don brilliant hues and consider why this helps them survive. Be inspired to paint, tell stories, collect treasures, and play games!

 Gnome-nclature

July 20 – July 24
5-Day Session: $275 Resident / $350 Non-Resident

Go with the garden gnomes and discover the miniature world of plants. What does it take to make a seed sprout? A garden grow? Roll up your sleeves, grab a trowel, and come learn about the magic that happens when you combine seeds, sun, soil, water, worms, and a little love. Create beautiful portable gardens, fairy houses and artwork; learn about the magic of seeds, sing songs, play games, and explore what grows in the forest, fields and at the seashore!

Beachcombers

July 27 – July 30
4-day Session: $220 Resident / $290 Non-Resident

Bring your bathing suit and goggles to explore what critters and treasures you may find along our rocky shore. Learn about the world on the edge through stories, projects, games and songs. Make works of art with seaweed and seashells and find creatures amidst the pools of the intertidal, while taking a dip in Frenchman Bay and enjoying our beautiful coastline.

Fascinating Flowers

August 3 – August 7
5-Day Session: $275 Resident / $350 Non-Resident

Daisies, dandelions, daffodils and beyond—discover a rainbow of flowers and the intricate parts that make them so fascinating. Gather bouquets to take home, press tiny buds, and search for the pollinators, bugs, and bees that are allured by the flowers’ fragrance. Taste lily buds, nasturtium flowers, and other edible blossoms. Make way to the gardens, fields, and shoreline for a colorful week of fun and adventure.

 Deep Blue Sea

August 10 – August 13
4-day Session: $220 Resident / $290 Non-Resident

Bring your bathing suit and goggles to explore what critters and treasures you may find along our rocky shore. Learn about the world beneath the waves through stories, projects, games and songs. Make works of art with seawater, sand, and stone. Explore the home of whales, porpoises, pelagic birds, and the deep beyond while taking a dip in Frenchman Bay and enjoying our beautiful coastline.