Down By The Bay

June 24 – June 28
5-Day Session: $275 Resident / $350 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.

Fascinating Flowers

July 1 – July 5  [* There will be no SFS on the 4th of July)
4-day Session: $220 Resident / $290 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.

Under The Sea

July 8 – July 12
5-Day Session: $275 Resident / $350 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.

Bug World

July 15 – July 18
4-day Session: $220 Resident / $290 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.

Beachcombers

July 22 – July 26
5-Day Session: $275 Resident/ $350 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.

Gnome-nclature

July 29 – August 1
4-day Session: $220 Resident / $290 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!

Nature’s Neighborhoods

August 5 – August 9
5-Day Session: $275 Resident / $350 Non-Resident

Take a stroll around nature’s neighborhoods and get to know how and why animals build their homes where they do, from the ever-changing intertidal, to the treetops of the forest, to the grassy wetlands, and rushing streams. Build forts, nests and burrows, as we explore what habitats are and how they suit species in different ways. Games, art and songs, too!

Color Collectors

August 12 – August 15
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!