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Nature Adventures Winter Camps 2017 for ages 4-12

  • Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History 2559 Puesta Del Sol Santa Barbara, CA, 93105 United States (map)

Storybook Science
Ages 4-6, Monday-Friday, 9:00 AM-3:00 PM
Discover the science behind some fairy tale favorites. Build a "huff and puff" proof house. Plant a bean seed to see how fast it grows. Do seeds grow better in different types of dirt? Learn about trees and the plant cycle. Investigate the science behind weather and climate. Build a mini weather station. Take a look at the stars and learn how cultures have stories about them.

Joy of Toys
Ages 6-9, Monday-Friday, 9:00 AM-3:00 PM
Create, experiment, and play! Create a variety of toys and explore the science behind them. Experiment with tops. Try your hand at some of the games from the past. Experiment with bubble solution recipes to create the perfect bubble. See how science makes toys that can work as machines; play with light and electricity. Make some toys and games to take home.

Marine Mammals
Ages 6-9, Monday-Friday, 9:00 AM-3:00 PM
Explore the wonders of some marvelous marine mammals. Take a close look at what it takes to be a whale, a sea otter, a seal, a sea lion, and a dolphin. Play games to learn about their special abilities. Create, build and make models of mammals to take home.Location: Sea Center

Ages 9-12, Monday-Friday, 9:00 AM-3:00 PM
Learn about local mammals and discover what it takes to survive. Conduct in-depth studies of bears, sea otters, and squirrels. Discover what it takes for the Channel Island Fox to survive on the island.

Earlier Event: December 16
Arctic Lights