Grades 1 & 2 Camps

Backyard Wilderness

Monday, June 17 through Friday, June 21, 2019

San Diego County allows us to journey from our rich coastline to the mountains, from ancient forests to the rugged desert wilderness. Through hands-on exploration at the Museum and throughout Balboa Park, test your tracking skills, look for creative inspiration in nature, and experience how Native Americans used nature to help them survive. 

Members $295 | Non-members $320

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Dinosaur Detectives

Monday, June 24 through Friday, June 28, 2019

Become a dinosaur detective and go back in time, digging into the lives of these giant reptiles as we step back millions of years. Our journey to the age of dinosaurs is packed with crafts, games, and activities that explore the secrets of a strange prehistoric world. We’ll tour the museum’s exhibitions and go on field excursions.

Members $295 | Non-members $320

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Animal Extremes

Monday, July 8 through Friday, July 12, 2019

Animals have wonderful and wacky survival techniques. Explore the most extreme features of the animal kingdom such as speed, anatomy, behavior, and diet.  Campers will visit the museum’s exhibitions, the San Diego Zoo, and take hikes in the Park.

Members $295 | Non-members $320

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Dinosaur Detectives

Monday, July 15 through Friday, July 19, 2019

Become a dinosaur detective and go back in time, digging into the lives of these giant reptiles as we step back millions of years. Our journey to the age of dinosaurs is packed with crafts, games, and activities that explore the secrets of a strange prehistoric world. We’ll tour the museum’s exhibitions and go on field excursions.

Members $295 | Non-members $320

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Backyard Wilderness

Monday, July 22 through Friday, July 26, 2019

San Diego County allows us to journey from our rich coastline to the mountains, from ancient forests to the rugged desert wilderness. Through hands-on exploration at the Museum and throughout Balboa Park, test your tracking skills, look for creative inspiration in nature, and experience how Native Americans used nature to help them survive. 

Members $295 | Non-members $320

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Fossil Finders

Monday, July 29 through Friday, August 2, 2019

Under your feet lie clues to the distant past. Discover the power and mystery of fossils. Practice field work like paleontologists do as we hike through Balboa Park and unearth the truth about some of our favorite animals, from dinosaurs to whales. We will visit the museum’s exhibitions Fossil Mysteries, Coast to Cactus in Southern California, and Unshelved.

Members $295 | Non-members $320

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Remarkable Reptiles

Monday, August 5 through Friday, August 9, 2019

Explore the diversity of reptiles as we get up close and personal through encounters with live animals. Our animal investigation will take us on field excursions through Balboa Park and into them exhibitions Fossil Mysteries, Coast to Cactus in Southern California and Unshelved.

Members $295 | Non-members $320

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Jaws: Bite, Tear, Chew

Monday, August 12 through Friday, August 16, 2019

Who eats what and who eats whom? Take a look at the fascinating subject of animals and their food. Uncover some of our favorite carnivores and herbivores from past to present. Come for a week of exploration, experiments, and crafts.

Members $295 | Non-members $320

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Animal Mysteries

Monday, August 12 through Friday, August 16, 2019

Is your child an aspiring zoologist? Explore the museum’s collections and investigate animal mysteries through two exhibitions: Coast to Cactus in Southern California and Unshelved. Campers will meet live animals, make crafts, and uncover a new mystery animal each day. 

Members $295 | Non-members $320

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