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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Animal Families--Camp Counselors :: CAMP-716

Mon, July 28, 2014 - Fri, August 01, 2014

Animals live in all types of homes in very special places called habitats. Discover what animals can live in your backyard or in the Sierra Mountains. Each day will focus on a different habitat.

  • Ages: 12-17
  • Price: $90.00 (Member: $75.00)

Animal Families :: CAMP-714

Mon, July 28, 2014 - Fri, August 01, 2014

Animals live in all types of homes in very special places called habitats. Discover what animals can live in your backyard or in the Sierra Mountains. Each day will focus on a different habitat.

Wet ‘N Wild Mini Camp Teacher’s Helpers :: CC-390

Tue, August 05, 2014 - Thu, August 07, 2014

THREE DAY MINI CAMP: Our world is over 70% water. Get wet and explore water through different science experiments. Meet some creatures that call water their home.

  • Ages: 11-15
  • Price: $75.00 (Member: $60.00)

Wet ‘N Wild Mini Camp :: CC-386

Tue, August 05, 2014 - Thu, August 07, 2014

THREE DAY MINI CAMP: Our world is over 70% water. Get wet and explore water through different science experiments. Meet some creatures that call water their home.

Wet ‘N Wild Mini Camp :: CC-388

Tue, August 05, 2014 - Thu, August 07, 2014

THREE DAY MINI CAMP: Our world is over 70% water. Get wet and explore water through different science experiments. Meet some creatures that call water their home.

Freshwater Friends :: CP-124

Wed, August 06, 2014 - Wed, August 27, 2014

FOUR WEEK CLASS--Splish! Splash! Come meet the animals who live in or around freshwater habitats. What is their habitat like?

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  • Ages: 2-3 plus Adult
  • Price: $45.00 (Member: $36.00)

Discovery Thursdays--Swimmers :: CC-374

Thu, August 07, 2014

Come enjoy a program full of hands-on animal activities, science experiments and a fun environment exploring games geared just for kids beginning thier “school experience”. Adult attendance is not required.

Animal Habitats Mini Camp Teachers’ Helpers :: CC-396

Tue, August 12, 2014 - Thu, August 14, 2014

THREE DAY MINI CAMP: Animals make their homes in all sorts of interesting places. Can we find them? Meet live animals and learn about their homes.

  • Ages: 11-15
  • Price: $75.00 (Member: $60.00)

Animal Habitats Mini Camp :: CC-392

Tue, August 12, 2014 - Thu, August 14, 2014

THREE DAY MINI CAMP: Animals make their homes in all sorts of interesting places. Can we find them? Meet live animals and learn about their homes.

Animal Habitats Mini Camp :: CC-394

Tue, August 12, 2014 - Thu, August 14, 2014

THREE DAY MINI CAMP: Animals make their homes in all sorts of interesting places. Can we find them? Meet live animals and learn about their homes.

Discovery Thursdays--Hoppers :: CC-376

Thu, August 14, 2014

Come enjoy a program full of hands-on animal activities, science experiments and a fun environment exploring games geared just for kids beginning thier “school experience”. Adult attendance is not required.

Hop, Slither & Slide Mini Camp Teacher’s Helpers :: CC-402

Tue, August 19, 2014 - Thu, August 21, 2014

THREE DAY MINI CAMP--Learn about the mysteries of amphibians and reptiles. What is the difference between a toad and a frog? Enjoy lots of movement and action along with some water fun.

  • Ages: 11-15
  • Price: $75.00 (Member: $60.00)

Hop, Slither & Slide Mini Camp :: CC-398

Tue, August 19, 2014 - Thu, August 21, 2014

THREE DAY MINI CAMP--Learn about the mysteries of amphibians and reptiles. What is the difference between a toad and a frog? Enjoy lots of movement and action along with some water fun.

Hop, Slither & Slide Mini Camp :: CC-400

Tue, August 19, 2014 - Thu, August 21, 2014

THREE DAY MINI CAMP--Learn about the mysteries of amphibians and reptiles. What is the difference between a toad and a frog? Enjoy lots of movement and action along with some water fun.

Discovery Thursdays--Slitherers :: CC-378

Thu, August 21, 2014

Come enjoy a program full of hands-on animal activities, science experiments and a fun environment exploring games geared just for kids beginning thier “school experience”. Adult attendance is not required.

Saturday Keeper Workshop--Raptors--Teacher’s Helpers :: CC-372

Sat, August 23, 2014

TWO HOUR WORKSHOP---What is it like to be an animal keeper like at Lindsay Wildlife Museum? Meet a keeper and learn how they care for, train, and communicate with our animal ambassadors.

  • Ages: 11-15
  • Price: $35.00 (Member: $25.00)

Saturday Keeper Workshop--Raptors :: CC-370

Sat, August 23, 2014

TWO HOUR WORKSHOP---What is it like to be an animal keeper like at Lindsay Wildlife Museum? Meet a keeper and learn how they care for, train, and communicate with our animal ambassadors.

Mini Monday--Crazy About Reptiles

Mon, August 25, 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)

Discovery Thursdays--Flyers :: CC-380

Thu, August 28, 2014

Come enjoy a program full of hands-on animal activities, science experiments and a fun environment exploring games geared just for kids beginning thier “school experience”. Adult attendance is not required.

Discovery Thursdays--Flyers :: CC-380

Thu, August 28, 2014

Come enjoy a program full of hands-on animal activities, science experiments and a fun environment exploring games geared just for kids beginning thier “school experience”. Adult attendance is not required.

Adventure Tuesday Club--Animals On The Move :: CC-382

Tue, September 16, 2014 - Tue, September 30, 2014

THREE WEEK CLASS--Digging, climbing, grabbing, running. Meet and discover the many ways animals move. Hands-on activities and games just for kids beginning their school experience. Adult attendance not required.

Animal Patterns & Colors :: CP-126

Wed, September 17, 2014 - Wed, October 01, 2014

THREE WEEK CLASS--Meet animal ambassadors and see what amazing patterns and colors they have. Discover science through hands-on activities and songs.

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

Mini Monday--Crazy About Amphibians

Mon, September 29, 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--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-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.

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  • 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)