This fall we are inviting budding naturalists for a 3-day adventure as we learn about nocturnal animals and what nature does at night. Through daily science and art activities, campers will explore adaptations and behaviors of nocturnal animals, how light affects plants, and how some animals survive in the dark.
November 21 - 23
Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m
Ages: Entering Kindergarten-entering 3rd Grade (4 - 8 years old)
- Maximum capacity to ensure a safe and educational experience: 20
- Full-week sign-ups only
- 10% discounts for siblings*
*Please contact DiscoveryCamp@sdcdm.org to learn more about the sibling discount option.
Nature at Night
*Last day to register: November 7*
Nocturnal vs. Diurnal
Learn why some living things are active at night.
Learn about the great eyesight animals have to see in the dark.
Learn about animals who create their own light.
A Day in the Life of a Camper
9:15-9:30 Welcome to Camp
9:30-10:00 Introduction to daily themes + Storytime
10:00-10:45 Museum Exploration*
10:45-11:00 Snack time**
11:00-11:30 Hands-on Science/Engineering Activity
11:30-12:00 Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math (STEAM) Activities: campers can choose from different hands-on activities based on their interest.
12:00-12:45 Museum Exploration*
1:15-1:45 Hands-on Art Activity
1:45-2:00 Closing Storytime and Dismissal
*Campers will have indoor and outdoor museum exploration time each day.
**Campers are required to bring their own (peanut-free) snacks and lunches. Snacks will be eaten in the Indoor Classroom and lunches will be enjoyed outside while Museum is closed to the public. All Campers will be spaced out appropriately while eating.
Are you ready to EXPLORE, IMAGINE and EXPERIMENT with us?
Little Explorers Fall Camp Staff
Frequently Asked Questions
For more information on health and safety policies, camp eligibility, cancellation policies, and general camp procedures, please visit our Camp FAQ page.
Questions? Please email DiscoveryCamp@sdcdm.org