El Dorado Nature Center – Nature Kids Discovery Camps

Children experience nature through investigation, and fun hands-on activities, games and crafts.

The cost is $100 per week. Classes are from 10 a.m. – noon, Monday – Friday.

Pre-registration is required. Visit www.lbparks.org.

 


 

PRESCHOOL SESSIONS

10 a.m.– noon. For children ages 3-5 years old. Children must be potty-trained. This is not a parent participation class. $100 per week.

TROUBLE WITH THE FUZZLIES · 52773 June 27 – July 1
Quick! The Fuzzlies are taking over the Nature Center and we need your help! Track down these silly creatures on the trails. How many different animals can you spot?

SEASON SHIFTERS · 52774 July 18-22
Celebrate winter in July! Get ready for a rollercoaster ride of changing seasons in one wild week. Begin
with autumn colors and falling leaves, freeze with snow and ice, bloom with spring flowers and pollinators, and shift to some sizzling summer fun.

SHAKE, RATTLE & ROLL · 52775 August 1-5
Leap like a frog, slither like a snake, and sing like a bird! Use nature as inspiration for music and dance as we explore the amazing world of animal communication.

WHO’S CLUES? · 52776 Aug 15-19
Are you up to the challenge of solving mysteries? Grab your nifty naturalist notebook, your best magnifying glass, and fire up your imagination! Use your detective skills to help uncover clues as we go on an adventure to discover who might be hiding in the nature center.

 


 

YOUTH SESSIONS

10 a.m.-noon. For youth ages 5-8 years old. Children must have completed kindergarten. $100 per week.

CELESTIAL SUMMER · 52777 June 20 -24
Let’s catch the summer rays by day and picture the glow of the moon at night. From clouds to stars, we will tilt our heads back and discover the science behind the magic in the sky.

PLANT POWERS! · 52778 July 11-15
Wildflowers brighten the trails, trees shade us from the summer sun, seeds and fruits provide food for wildlife and people. Learn all about the plants around the Nature Center through art and fun experiments.

STRANGE STORIES TO TELL IN THE SUMMER · 52779 July 25-29
Don’t be scared, it’s all in good fun! Explore spooky forests, discover the truth behind monsters, and make up our own stories about the things that go bump in the night.

ANIMAL ARTISTRY · 52780 Aug 8-12
Explore the colors, shapes, and patterns of different animals. Let the art found in nature inspire you to make your own!

 

VISIT WEBSITE

El Dorado Nature Center
7550 E Spring St., Long Beach
(562) 570-1745

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