Above: Promotional graphic for 2011 Summer Day Camps at Chula Vista Nature Center
Sign up today for a fun, safe and educational nature experience for your child! Register in person or call 619.409.5900!
June 20-21, 9:00-12:00; July 25-26, 1:30-4:30
Come meet some of the coolest rock stars on the planet-California’s own amazing sea stars! Discover sea stars and other shoreline celebrities up-close as we learn about life in a tide pool. $41 for 2 days ($38 for members)
Fish School NEW!
June 20-22, 1:30-4:30; July 25-27, 9:00-12:00
Clownfish and lionfish! Flatfish and eels! Fish come in every color, shape and size you can imagine. We’ll dive into the colorful and scaly world of fish through games, crafts and up-close looks at some finny friends! $62 for 3 days ($58 for members)
June 22-24, 9:00-12:00
Sniff like a shark, feel like an octopus and hear like a barn owl. We’ll use all of our spectacular senses as we discover the awesome ways animals use theirs.
$62 for 3 days ($58 for members)
Turtles in my Sandbox
June 23-24, 1:30-4:30; July 28-29, 9:00-12:00
Back by popular demand! What has a shell for a house and buries its eggs in the sand? Turtles, of course! We’ll meet turtles from land and sea as we discover how cool being cold-blooded really is. $41 for 2 days ($38 for members)
Radical Rays NEW!
July 6-8, 9:00-12:00; July 27-29, 1:30-4:30
This is a camp all about one of the Nature Center’s most-loved animals- stingrays! Through crafts, games and lots of up-close time with these graceful critters, we’ll discover all of the radical ways of rays! $62 for 3 days ($58 for members)
Webb Footed Friends
July 6-8, 1:30-4:30
Fly in for some feathery fun! We’ll grab binoculars and search for bay divers, discover what it’s like to eat with a beak, make a nest and uncover the mysteries of flight. $62 for 3 days ($58 for members)
Move It! NEW!
July 18-20, 9:00-12:00
Animals have all the right moves! Can you walk like a crab, soar like an eagle or glide like a shark? We’ll jump, crawl, slither and run like animals during this active camp! $62 for 3 days ($58 for members)
You, Me & the Wild Family Tree!
July 20-22, 1:30-4:30
Some animals live in families just like you! From schools of fish to flocks of birds, we’ll explore the many types of animal families and visit with some very special animal family members along the way. $62 for 3 days ($58 for members)
Register Early! Day camp programs are filled on a first paid, first served basis. Registration accepted by phone (619) 409-5900 or in person at the Chula Vista Nature Center, daily 10 am- 5 pm. Full registration must be paid in order to reserve a space. Children who do not meet the age/grade requirements for programs will not be enrolled.
Program Cancelation Policy: No refunds will be given for cancellations less than 7 days prior to the program start date. For cancellations made more than 7 days prior to the first date of program, an 80% refund will be given. CVNC reserves the right to cancel any program. In the event that CVNC cancels a program, all program fees will be refunded. Programs are held rain or shine.
*NEW for 2011! Camp T-shirts are available for $10. Specify size at registration.