Spring and Summer Wildlife Camp registration is now open!
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Go wild with WildCare's camps!
Wildlife Camp provides campers with an unforgettable wildlife experience, including live animal visits from our rescued wildlife ambassadors, animal-themed games, nature crafts, nature excursions and much more!
Weekly camp programs are designed to captivate, engage and challenge young people, while building conservation knowledge and values.
Wildlife Camp is a fun way to stimulate learning about wildlife and instill a life-long respect for the environment. Our mission is to teach children to live well with wildlife.
Small groups in a secure setting
Programs are taught by experienced teachers/naturalists who share their enthusiasm, knowledge and sense of wonder with children. The teacher is assisted by an adult teaching aide and a student assistant. Group size ranges from 14-16 children.
Where are WildCare's camps being held in 2024?
WildCare's Spring Wildlife Camp will be held at 76 Albert Park Lane in San Rafael, WildCare’s original site. WildCare's Summer Wildlife Camp will be held at 80 Olive Avenue (Angelico Hall), once construction begins at our original site. As we transition, our Wildlife Ambassador animals will be kept at our transition site to be near our hospital staff in case of emergency, and to meet the requirements of our permitting. Our live ambassador animals will come to visit camp so your camper won’t miss out on their amazing wildlife experiences. We thank you for your understanding during this time of transition. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact our education team at email@example.com or by calling 415-453-1000 ext. 190.
If you are interested in visiting, WildCare's transition site will be open for visits at a later date. Check back at discoverwildcare.org/visit or follow us on social media to sign up when registration opens.
WildCare’s Wildlife Hospital remains open for admissions of injured or orphaned animals 9:00am - 5:00pm, 7 days a week. If you have found an injured or orphaned animal, please call our hotline at 415-456-7283 (SAVE) for instructions.
Wildlife Camp Cancellation Policy
Cancellations made more than five weeks prior to the session’s start date will incur a $75 administrative fee. Cancellations made less than five weeks prior to the session’s start date are non-refundable. There are no partial refunds for missed days.
Camp sessions are optimally designed for the stated grade groups. Please do not register your camper in a session for which they are not eligible. If you register your camper for a session for which they are not grade-appropriate, WildCare reserves the right to cancel your camper’s enrollment and apply our cancellation policy.
Our staff is not authorized to administer medications of any kind to campers. If your child requires medication during the day they must be able to self-administer with minimal supervision. Campers will carry their own emergency medications such as Epipens and inhalers and camp staff will instruct and support campers should an emergency arise.
Wildlife Camp Sessions
Spring into Camp!
Spring Wildlife Camp - Reasons for the Seasons
- Dates: April 8 - 12, 2024
- Session: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
- Age: For grades K-2nd
- Cost: $415 nonmember, $395 member
- Location: 76 Albert Park Lane, San Rafael, CA 94901*
- Scholarships available! Click here to fill out a scholarship application.
How do animals cope with the changing seasons? Take a journey about the four seasons through the eyes of wildlife. Discover how different animals have adapted to survive the changing weather conditions throughout the year. Learn the science behind earth’s seasonal changes and how seasons vary across the globe.
Join us for an unforgettable week during which campers will meet WildCare’s non-releasable Wildlife Ambassadors, explore Marin’s natural beauty, and nerd-out about all things wildlife. This week of camp is packed full of animal encounters, nature exploration, wildlife-themed games, crafts, and much more!
Participants will experience visits from WildCare’s Wildlife Ambassador Animals on non-field trip days. Campers will go on off-site excursions to Phoenix Lake on Tuesday and China Camp on Thursday.
Parents/guardians are responsible for providing transportation to and from the hike locations.
*WildCare's Spring Wildlife Camp will be held at 76 Albert Park Lane in San Rafael, WildCare’s original site. As we transition, our Wildlife Ambassador animals will be kept at our transition site to be near our hospital staff in case of emergency, and to meet the requirements of our permitting. Our live ambassador animals will come to visit camp so your camper won’t miss out on their amazing wildlife experiences. We thank you for your understanding during this time of transition. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact our education team at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 415-453-1000 ext. 190.
Summer Wildlife Camp
WildCare Summer Wildlife Camp
- Dates: June 17 - August 16, 2024
- Sessions: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm (except Sessions 1 which is a half-day camp)
- Age: 4 - 11 years
- Cost: $225 - $415— scholarships and member discounts available
- Location: Dominican University's Angelico Hall at 20 Olive Avenue, San Rafael, CA 94901
- Scholarships available!