Grades 1 & 2 Camps

Dinosaur Detectives

Monday, June 18, 2018 9 AM

Wish you had a time machine? Become a dinosaur detective and dig 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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Sea Monsters & Beauties

Monday, June 25, 2018 9 AM

Get ready to submerge yourself in the wonders of the underwater world. We’ll investigate prehistoric marine reptiles and explore the majesty of dolphins and whales. We will visit our exhibits and spend the week discovering both the “monsters” and beauties that exist—or existed—under the sea. Come and take a journey into the deep blue.

Members $295 | Non-members $320

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Animal Extremes

Monday, July 9, 2018 9 AM

Let’s get wild! Animals have wonderful and wacky survival techniques. We’ll explore some of the most extreme features of the animal kingdom such as speed, anatomy, behavior, and diet. We’ll visit the Museum’s exhibitions, the San Diego Zoo, and take hikes in the Park. Let’s get extreme!

Members $295 | Non-members $320

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Backyard Wilderness

Monday, July 16, 2018 9 AM

San Diego is an amazing place and it allows us to journey from our rich coastline to the mountains and from ancient forests to the rugged desert wilderness—all in one day! Come explore the plants and animals in our backyards, both past and present, and learn why our county is considered the most diverse county in the lower 48 states. Through hands-on exploration at the Museum and throughout Balboa Park, campers will test their 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 23, 2018 9 AM

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—and we might even run into a real paleontologist. Come prepared to get dirty!

Members $295 | Non-members $320

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Sea Monsters & Beauties

Monday, August 6, 2018 9 AM

Get ready to submerge yourself in the wonders of the underwater world. We’ll investigate prehistoric marine reptiles and explore the majesty of dolphins and whales. We will visit our exhibits and spend the week discovering both the “monsters” and beauties that exist—or existed—under the sea. Come and take a journey into the deep blue.

Members $295 | Non-members $320

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Dinosaur Detectives

Monday, August 6, 2018 9 AM

Wish you had a time machine? Become a dinosaur detective and dig 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 Mysteries

Monday, August 13, 2018 9 AM

Want to be a zoologist? Come sharpen your observation skills by exploring the Museum’s collections of bones, feathers, and fur! Investigate animal mysteries throughout the Museum’s exhibitions, Coast to Cactus in Southern California and Skulls. We’ll meet some live animals, make crafts, and uncover a new mystery animal each day.

Members $295 | Non-members $320

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Remarkable Reptiles

Monday, August 13, 2018 9 AM

Do you love critters that slither and creep? Explore the diversity of reptiles as we get up close and personal through encounters with living reptiles. Our animal investigation will take us on field excursions through Balboa Park and into the Museum’s exhibitions Fossil Mysteries, Coast to Cactus in Southern California, and Unshelved. Get ready to turn fears into cheers for our reptilian friends. 

Members $295 | Non-members $320

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