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--Hoots & Howls! :: CC-394

Tue, March 03, 2015 - Tue, March 24, 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.

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! - Full, waitlist only
  • 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! - Full, waitlist only
  • Ages: 2-3 plus Adult
  • Price: $48.00 (Member: $40.00)

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)

Scoots and Scales: All About Snakes :: CC-400

Tue, March 31, 2015

WCSD SPRING BREAK--TWO HOUR WORKSHOP--Become snake savvy! For children who love snakes or would like to love them better, come meet our slithering animal ambassadors in a hands-on and interactive workshop.

Scoots and Scales: All About Snakes :: CC-402

Tue, March 31, 2015

WCSD SPRING BREAK--TWO HOUR WORKSHOP--Become snake savvy! For children who love snakes or would like to love them better, come meet our slithering animal ambassadors in a hands-on and interactive workshop.

Rad Raptors :: CC-403

Fri, April 03, 2015

WCSD SPRING BREAK--TWO HOUR WORKSHOP--Eagles, and falcons, and hawks! Oh my! Learn all about the birds of prey that rule the daytime sky though activities, games, and our resident raptor ambassadors.

Rad Raptors :: CC-404

Fri, April 03, 2015

WCSD SPRING BREAK--TWO HOUR WORKSHOP--Eagles, and falcons, and hawks! Oh my! Learn all about the birds of prey that rule the daytime sky though activities, games, and our resident raptor ambassadors.

Scoots and Scales: All About Snakes :: CC-406

Tue, April 07, 2015

MDUSD SPRING BREAK--TWO HOUR WORKSHOP--Become snake savvy! For children who love snakes or would like to love them better, come meet our slithering animal ambassadors in a hands-on and interactive workshop.

Scoots and Scales: All About Snakes :: CC-408

Tue, April 07, 2015

MDUSD SPRING BREAK--TWO HOUR WORKSHOP--Become snake savvy! For children who love snakes or would like to love them better, come meet our slithering animal ambassadors in a hands-on and interactive workshop.

Adventure Tuesday Club--Wonders Underground :: CC-396

Tue, April 07, 2015 - Tue, April 28, 2015

FOUR WEEK CLASS--Tarantulas, gophers, worms, snakesall sorts of amazing animals can be found underground. Uncover more about these creatures, and meet some of them too!

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.

Burrowing Buddies :: CP-139

Wed, April 08, 2015 - Wed, April 29, 2015

FOUR WEEK CLASS--Tarantulas, gophers, worms, snakes. All sorts of amazing animals can be found underground. Uncover more about these creatures, and meet some of them too!

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

Burrowing Buddies :: CP-140

Wed, April 08, 2015 - Wed, April 29, 2015

FOUR WEEK CLASS--Tarantulas, gophers, worms, snakes. All sorts of amazing animals can be found underground. Uncover more about these creatures, and meet some of them too!

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

Rad Raptors :: CC-410

Fri, April 10, 2015

MDUSD SPRING BREAK--TWO HOUR WORKSHOP--Eagles, and falcons, and hawks! Oh my! Learn all about the birds of prey that rule the daytime sky though activities, games, and our resident raptor ambassadors.

Rad Raptors :: CC-412

Fri, April 10, 2015

MDUSD SPRING BREAK--TWO HOUR WORKSHOP--Eagles, and falcons, and hawks! Oh my! Learn all about the birds of prey that rule the daytime sky though activities, games, and our resident raptor ambassadors.

Mini Monday--Spring Into Wildlife

Mon, April 27, 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--Nature’s Noses :: CC-398

Tue, May 05, 2015 - Tue, May 26, 2015

FOUR WEEK CLASS--How do different creatures “smell”? What else do they use their snouts for? In this class, sniff out more about some of the incredible way animals use this part of their body.

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.

Snouts and Sniffers :: CP-141

Wed, May 06, 2015 - Wed, May 27, 2015

FOUR WEEK CLASS--How do different creatures “smell”? What else do they use their snouts for? In this class, sniff out more about some of the incredible way animals use this part of their body.

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

Snouts and Sniffers :: CP-142

Wed, May 06, 2015 - Wed, May 27, 2015

FOUR WEEK CLASS--How do different creatures “smell”? What else do they use their snouts for? In this class, sniff out more about some of the incredible way animals use this part of their body.

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

Mini Monday--Wings, Wings and more

Mon, May 18, 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)

Happy Habitats :: CP-143

Wed, June 03, 2015 - Wed, June 24, 2015

FOUR WEEK CLASS--What makes up an animal's habitat? Meet some of animal ambassadors and learn about what they need to live in their special homes.

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

Happy Habitats :: CP-144

Wed, June 03, 2015 - Wed, June 24, 2015

FOUR WEEK CLASS--What makes up an animal's habitat? Meet some of animal ambassadors and learn about what they need to live in their special homes.

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

Raptors Workshop :: CC-414

Sat, June 20, 2015

TWO HOUR WORKSHOP--What is a day in the life of an animal keeper like at Lindsay Wildlife? Meet a keeper and learn how animal keepers care for, train and communicate with our animal ambassadors.

Mini Monday--Digging Dinosaurs

Mon, June 22, 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)

FRIDAY NIGHT AT LINDSAY!

Fri, June 26, 2015

What Adventures Happen in the Evening? Join us for a new family-oriented event! Meet animals, crafts, activities, and star gazing.

Fee: $15 Adult plus child, $5 for each additional child (ages 2-17), $10 Adult Member plus child, $5 for each additional child (ages 2-17) Food Truck in the parking lot and Star Gazing with the Mt Diablo Astronomical Society.

  • Price: $15.00 (Member: $10.00)

Summer Camp Session V: Shake, Rattle and Roll :: CAMP-728

Tue, July 21, 2015 - Thu, July 23, 2015

Are you ready to have a roaring good time and make some noise? Animals make all kinds of sounds to communicate. Get loud with crafts, songs, and games, and meet some of our vocal animal ambassadors. Experience new adventures with live animals, songs, games, activities, and art projects. Enjoy small intimate setting in Lindsay Wildlife MuseumÕs two private classrooms, outdoor gardens, and adjacent Larkey Park. Maximum size of each camp is 25 with a 4:1 camper to helper ratio. Camps run TuesdayÐThursday in the afternoon. Camp shirt, snacks and drinks included.

  • Ages: 4-6
  • Price: $100.00 (Member: $80.00)