Grades 1 & 2 Camps

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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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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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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