Campers will explore the world of wetlands through different science themes including water, soil and animal adaptations. They will participate in outdoor activity stations, conduct experiments and create art in the Yolo Bypass Wildlife Area Demonstration Wetlands.
Each session takes place Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. – noon.
Camp size is limited to 12 campers per session.
Cost: $110 for Yolo Basin Foundation members; $135 for non-members.
For cancellations prior to 14 days before the first day of camp: 80% refund.
No refunds if cancellation is within 14 days of first day of camp.
For students entering 1st or 2nd grade in the fall
Put on your boots* and wade into the world of wetlands. Explore a wetland pond habitat and the animals that live there, play with the properties of water, create wetland inspired art and more!
For students entering 3rd or 4th grade in the fall
Sink into soil as you explore the geology of wetlands. Investigate tracks in the mud made by animals that are adapted to life in the wetlands, use wetland clay to create a mud painting, experience a watershed moment in the Great Percolation Race and more. Learn why wetland soil rocks!
For students entering 3rd, 4th, or 5th grade in the fall
Dive into the wonderful world of water as you create a wetland model, explore the fun-damentals of water quality testing, just try not to get wet in a water relay and more. Water you waiting for?
Discover the Wetlands summer camps are based on Yolo Basin Foundation’s popular Discover the Flyway school program. Activities are led by Yolo Basin Foundation staff, docents and volunteers. For more information contact Heidi Satter at firstname.lastname@example.org or (530) 758-1018.