Kids' Programs & Camps

Explore, discover and have fun at the museum! These programs are discovery-based and include hands-on activities and introductions to live animals. Lindsay Wildlife Museum offers two ways to experience the natural world - at the museum and in the field.


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Adventure Tuesday Club--Animal Senses :: CC-384

Tue, October 07, 2014 - Tue, October 28, 2014

FOUR WEEK CLASS--Smelling, touching, hearing, seeing, tasting. Discover how animals use their senses. Hands-on activities and games just for kids beginning their school experience. Adult attendance not required.

Animal Hide & Seek :: CP-127

Wed, October 08, 2014 - Wed, October 29, 2014

FOUR WEEK CLASS--Who hides in a tree? Who hides under a rock? Discover the wonder of animals through activities, songs and movement.

  • Ages: 2-3 plus Adult
  • Price: $48.00 (Member: $40.00)

Animal Hide & Seek :: CP-128

Wed, October 08, 2014 - Wed, October 29, 2014

FOUR WEEK CLASS--Who hides in a tree? Who hides under a rock? Discover the wonder of animals through activities, songs and movement.

  • Ages: 2-3 plus Adult
  • Price: $48.00 (Member: $40.00)

Mini Monday--Animals in the Dark

Mon, October 27, 2014

Encourage your young naturalist’s curiosity at Mini Monday, a special day for children and their caregivers. Animal encounters, activities and crafts help connect your child to our natural world and all its wonders.

Fee: $20 for the first child ($10 museum members), $6 for each additional child ages 2 and up. Children under 2 free with one paid admission. Children must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Pre-registration is not required. Nut-free refreshments provided.

  • Ages: 2-5 + Adult
  • Price: $20.00 (Member: $10.00)

Adventure Tuesday Club--Friends in the Forest :: CC-386

Tue, November 04, 2014 - Tue, November 18, 2014

THREE WEEK CLASS--Many animals make their homes in trees. Explore their different forest homes. Adventure Tuesday Club--Full of hands-on animal activities, science experiments and games, our afternoon program is for kids beginning their "school experience." Adult attendance is not required.

At Home in the Trees :: CP-129

Wed, November 05, 2014 - Wed, November 19, 2014

THREE WEEK CLASS--Many animals make their homes in trees. Meet different animals. Explore the different kinds of forest homes they make.

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  • Ages: 2-3 plus Adult
  • Price: $36.00 (Member: $30.00)

At Home in the Trees :: CP-130

Wed, November 05, 2014 - Wed, November 19, 2014

THREE WEEK CLASS--Many animals make their homes in trees. Meet different animals. Explore the different kinds of forest homes they make.

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  • Ages: 2-3 plus Adult
  • Price: $36.00 (Member: $30.00)

Mini Monday--Thank You Animals

Mon, November 17, 2014

Encourage your young naturalist's curiosity at Mini Monday, a special day for children and their caregivers. Animal encounters, activities and crafts help connect your child to our natural world and all its wonders.

Fee: $20 for the first child ($10 museum members), $6 for each additional child ages 2 and up. Children under 2 free with one paid admission. Children must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Pre-registration is not required. Nut-free refreshments provided.

  • Ages: 2-5 + Adult
  • Price: $20.00 (Member: $10.00)

Only Owls :: CC-396

Mon, November 24, 2014

TWO HOUR WORKSHOP--Become an owl expert. Meet our live owl ambassadors and discover what makes them so special.

Only Owls :: CC-398

Mon, November 24, 2014

TWO HOUR WORKSHOP--Become an owl expert. Meet our live owl ambassadors and discover what makes them so special.

Made in California Teacher's Helpers :: CC-404

Tue, November 25, 2014 - Wed, November 25, 2015

TWO HOUR WORKSHOP--Recreate arts and crafts of California Native Americans. Learn about natural designs reflected in art.

TEACHERS' HELPERS come early and stay after workshop to help the teacher. Be ready to participate and help younger participants engage in fun activities.

Made in California :: CC-400

Tue, November 25, 2014 - Wed, November 25, 2015

TWO HOUR WORKSHOP--Recreate arts and crafts of California Native Americans. Learn about natural designs reflected in art.

Made in California :: CC-402

Tue, November 25, 2014 - Wed, November 25, 2015

TWO HOUR WORKSHOP--Recreate arts and crafts of California Native Americans. Learn about natural designs reflected in art.

California's Cornucopia Teacher's Helpers :: CC-410

Wed, November 26, 2014 - Thu, November 26, 2015

TWO HOUR WORKSHOP--Discover California's natural wealth of ecology. Engage in fun activites with animals!

TEACHERS' HELPERS come early and stay after workshop to help the teacher. Be ready to participate and help younger participants engage in fun activities.

California's Cornucopia :: CC-406

Wed, November 26, 2014 - Thu, November 26, 2015

TWO HOUR WORKSHOP--Discover California's natural wealth of ecology. Engage in fun activites with animals!

California's Cornucopia :: CC-408

Wed, November 26, 2014 - Thu, November 26, 2015

TWO HOUR WORKSHOP--Discover California's natural wealth of ecology. Engage in fun activites with animals!

Adventure Tuesday Club--Nature at Night :: CC-388

Tue, December 02, 2014 - Tue, December 16, 2014

THREE WEEK CLASS--"Hoo" do you meet at night? Owls? Bats? Learn how animals adapt to the darkness of night. Adventure Tuesday Club--Full of hands-on animal activities, science experiments and games, our afternoon program is for kids beginning their "school experience." Adult attendance is not required.

Nature at Night :: CP-131

Wed, December 03, 2014 - Wed, December 17, 2014

THREE WEEK CLASS--"Hoo" do you meet out at night? Learn more about owls, bats, and other animals that prefer to be out after dark, and meet some of our noctural animal ambassadors.

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  • Ages: 2-3 plus Adult
  • Price: $36.00 (Member: $30.00)

Nature at Night :: CP-132

Wed, December 03, 2014 - Wed, December 17, 2014

THREE WEEK CLASS--"Hoo" do you meet out at night? Learn more about owls, bats, and other animals that prefer to be out after dark, and meet some of our noctural animal ambassadors.

  • Register now!
  • Ages: 2-3 plus Adult
  • Price: $36.00 (Member: $30.00)

Mini Monday--Cozy Critters

Mon, December 15, 2014

Encourage your young naturalist's curiosity at Mini Monday, a special day for children and their caregivers. Animal encounters, activities and crafts help connect your child to our natural world and all its wonders.

Fee: $20 for the first child ($10 museum members), $6 for each additional child ages 2 and up. Children under 2 free with one paid admission. Children must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Pre-registration is not required. Nut-free refreshments provided.

  • Ages: 2-5 + Adult
  • Price: $20.00 (Member: $10.00)

Cool Critters Teacher's Helpers :: CC-416

Mon, December 29, 2014 - Wed, December 31, 2014

THREE DAY MINI CAMP--Winter months can be difficult for wildlife. Learn about special animal adaptations for survival.

TEACHERS' HELPERS come early and stay after workshop to help the teacher. Be ready to participate and help younger participants engage in fun activities.

Cool Critters :: CC-412

Mon, December 29, 2014 - Wed, December 31, 2014

THREE DAY MINI CAMP--Winter months can be difficult for wildlife. Learn about special animal adaptations for survival.

Cool Critters :: CC-414

Mon, December 29, 2014 - Wed, December 31, 2014

THREE DAY MINI CAMP--Winter months can be difficult for wildlife. Learn about special animal adaptations for survival.

Adventure Tuesday Club--Counting with Critters :: CC-390

Tue, January 06, 2015 - Tue, January 27, 2015

FOUR WEEK CLASS--Numbers are everywhere, especially in nature. "Count" on meeting some animal ambassadors. Adventure Tuesday Club--Full of hands-on animal activities, science experiments and games, our afternoon program is for kids beginning their "school experience." Adult attendance is not required.

Numbers in Nature :: CP-133

Wed, January 07, 2015 - Wed, January 28, 2015

FOUR WEEK CLASS--Numbers are everywhere in nature! Investigate where they can be found with games, crafts, music, and of course, you can "count" on meeting some animals!

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  • Ages: 2-3 plus Adult
  • Price: $48.00 (Member: $40.00)

Numbers in Nature :: CP-134

Wed, January 07, 2015 - Wed, January 28, 2015

FOUR WEEK CLASS--Numbers are everywhere in nature! Investigate where they can be found with games, crafts, music, and of course, you can "count" on meeting some animals!

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  • Ages: 2-3 plus Adult
  • Price: $48.00 (Member: $40.00)

Mini Monday--Feathers Fables & Fur

Mon, January 26, 2015

Encourage your young naturalist's curiosity at Mini Monday, a special day for children and their caregivers. Animal encounters, activities and crafts help connect your child to our natural world and all its wonders.

Fee: $20 for the first child ($10 museum members), $6 for each additional child ages 2 and up. Children under 2 free with one paid admission. Children must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Pre-registration is not required. Nut-free refreshments provided.

  • Ages: 2-5 + Adult
  • Price: $20.00 (Member: $10.00)

Adventure Tuesday Club--We ♥ Animals! :: CC-392

Tue, February 03, 2015 - Tue, February 24, 2015

FOUR WEEK CLASS--Eveyone loves animals. Who is your favorite? Learn how you can show your love for wildlife. Adventure Tuesday Club--Full of hands-on animal activities, science experiments and games, our afternoon program is for kids beginning their "school experience." Adult attendance is not required.

We ♥ Animal Families! :: CP-135

Wed, February 04, 2015 - Wed, February 25, 2015

FOUR WEEK CLASS--Animals have families too! Learn how different animals riase their babies and live together in their family groups.

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  • Ages: 2-3 plus Adult
  • Price: $48.00 (Member: $40.00)

We ♥ Animal Families! :: CP-136

Wed, February 04, 2015 - Wed, February 25, 2015

FOUR WEEK CLASS--Animals have families too! Learn how different animals riase their babies and live together in their family groups.

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  • Ages: 2-3 plus Adult
  • Price: $48.00 (Member: $40.00)

Mini Monday--I ♥ Animals

Mon, February 23, 2015

Encourage your young naturalist's curiosity at Mini Monday, a special day for children and their caregivers. Animal encounters, activities and crafts help connect your child to our natural world and all its wonders.

Fee: $20 for the first child ($10 museum members), $6 for each additional child ages 2 and up. Children under 2 free with one paid admission. Children must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Pre-registration is not required. Nut-free refreshments provided.

  • Ages: 2-5 + Adult
  • Price: $20.00 (Member: $10.00)

Squeaks & Squawks :: CP-137

Wed, March 04, 2015 - Wed, March 25, 2015

FOUR WEEK CLASS--How do different animals communicate? Learn about the wide range of noises animals make telling if they are happy, hungry, frightened, or excited. Prepare to make some noise yourself!

  • Register now!
  • Ages: 2-3 plus Adult
  • Price: $48.00 (Member: $40.00)

Squeaks & Squawks :: CP-138

Wed, March 04, 2015 - Wed, March 25, 2015

FOUR WEEK CLASS--How do different animals communicate? Learn about the wide range of noises animals make telling if they are happy, hungry, frightened, or excited. Prepare to make some noise yourself!

  • Register now!
  • Ages: 2-3 plus Adult
  • Price: $48.00 (Member: $40.00)

Adventure Tuesday Club--Hoots & Howls! :: CC-394

Wed, March 04, 2015 - Wed, March 25, 2015

FOUR WEEK CLASS--Hoot-Hoot-Hooowl! How do different animals communicate? Be prepared to make some noise yourself! Adventure Tuesday Club--Full of hands-on animal activities, science experiments and games, our afternoon program is for kids beginning their "school experience." Adult attendance is not required.

Mini Monday--Backyard Buddies

Mon, March 30, 2015

Encourage your young naturalist's curiosity at Mini Monday, a special day for children and their caregivers. Animal encounters, activities and crafts help connect your child to our natural world and all its wonders.

Fee: $20 for the first child ($10 museum members), $6 for each additional child ages 2 and up. Children under 2 free with one paid admission. Children must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Pre-registration is not required. Nut-free refreshments provided.

  • Ages: 2-5 + Adult
  • Price: $20.00 (Member: $10.00)