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Spring Break Camp 2020: Streams

March 30 - April 3 in Berkeley and Oakland
Come for a day or the whole week!

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
March 30
Berkeley: Open
Oakland: Open
March 31
Berkeley: Open
Oakland: Open
April 1
Berkeley: Open
Oakland: Open
April 2
Berkeley: Open
Oakland: Open
April 3
Berkeley: Open
Oakland: Open



This week at camp will be devoted to the study of streams. Through a series of exciting hands-on science lessons we will explore stream ecosystems and the creatures and plants that make streams so fascinating. Each day, campers will make and take home two science projects and on Wednesday or Thursday, we'll take a field trip by bus to explore a local stream. In addition to studying stream life, we'll make fun art projects, play outdoors, create Lego structures, and watch science movies.

Featured Projects:

  • Create and take home your own mini-zoo with a tiny pond snail, a planaria, algae and bizarre looking protozoans (we'll explore the tiniest creatures under a microscope).
  • Design an electric matching game to learn about stream nymphs and their adult insect forms.
  • Build a nature camera and develop solar prints of stream plants.
  • Make stream identification cards and become a naturalist.
  • Take a field trip on a bus to investigate a real stream.
  • Fish out fascinating stream creatures for a closer look.
  • Go on a hike to discover the plants and animals living near streams.
  • Design a stream food chain mobile to learn who eats what.
  • Build a better boat to float down a stream.
  • Make a crawdad (crayfish) fishing pole.
  • Construct a model caddisfly cave and learn how these fascinating creatures use stones as camouflage.

 

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Ages:
Campers ages 4-11

Dates:
March 30 - April 3, 2020

Hours:
8:00 am - 5:30 pm

Fee:
$125/day (daily attendance is fine)
$105/day (3 or more days)

Locations:
Oakland: TBD
Berkeley: TBD

Register:
Opening Soon

Terms and Conditions:
Payment is due in full at time of registration. Camp sessions are not transferable to other customers. A $25 administrative fee will be charged for cancellations before March 1, 2020. No refunds or credits will be issued after March 1, 2020. If you sign up for 3 or more days of Spring Camp per child, you are eligible for a discounted rate of $105/day. Registrations placed through our online registration system will be charged at the full $125/day rate and the discount of $20/day will be issued as a reimbursement. Reimbursements will be issued within 5 business days of registration but may take several additional days to appear on your bank statement. Please pick up promptly at the end of the day. Late pickup after 5:30 PM will be billed at the rate of $2/minute.

Registration Opening Soon

 

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