2021 FALL PROGRAMS : Open House Sept 11th 1:30-2:30pm Scroll down for important registration info

Schedule
ProgramMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
Pre K Open Play Pods10-11:30am email to book
FULL E-learning Enrichment Programseveryday of the week
Home School11-noon11-noon11-noon
After "School" Program4:00- 6 pm4:00- 6 pm4:00-6pm4:00- 6 pm4:00- 6 pm
Keeper Apprenticeany day of the week- email to book
Parent and Me Classes9:30-10:30am9:30-10:30am9:30-10:30am
Open House Sept 11th 1:30-2:30pm must email to RSVP

Programs and Prices at a Glance

FALL CAMPS 2021- Anytime school is out we have camps! (except major holidays)

***Kindergarten Camp & Last day of Summer Fun in the Sun Camp- See Summer Camps Tab

GOLD RUSH Sept 16th 9-4pm $95 (ages 5-11) (CIT 11+)

Back by popular demand! This camp could just pay for itself – In this exciting program, campers will relive the California Gold Rush…Eco Adventures style!!! In this expedition we’re going to our Fossil Archeology site where kids will dig for real FOSSILS, gems…or fools gold in this case. Fingers are crossed that we hit “pay dirt” on this gold grubbers adventure. Kids will stake their claim, get a taste a mining life, and learn what it takes to be a real life prospector. Then go to the trading post where kids can trade in some of their gold for goodies….Catch the fever….sign up now (can you afford not to?), it’s GOLD RUSH!!!!

Hawaiian Luau! (Ages 5-11) CIT (11+) $95 Sept 16th 9-4pm $95 (ages 5-11) (CIT 11+)

Hawaiian cultures embrace nature with the land, sea, and air! Join us for a day in the islands. Wear your favorite hawaiian or tropical shirt and receive a lei. Learn about the Hawaiian culture through local instruments and dance. Create your own Poi Balls and cultural symbols! Will it be the “honu” the sea turtle or Pele the God of Volcano? Of course it wouldn’t be complete without meeting some tropical animals, looking for fossils and gems in our fossil dig and playing limbo!! Aloha!

REGISTER UNDER FALL CAMPS TAB
Minecraft Camp Nov 24th
Feeding Frenzy Camp Nov 26th

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FALL PROGRAMS

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Pre-School Pandemic OPEN PLAY PODS for Parents and children $150 for up to 10 people after 10 people $10 per person

Starting this Fall, back by popular demand, we are bringing back our pandemic pods. What exactly is a Pandemic Pod? A Pod is a group of friends that you feel comfortable with during these uncertain and dangerous covid times. A group of friends that you KNOW, have been with throughout the pandemic, and you deem safe to interact with. Put together a group, a POD, of kids and parents, that can safely interact together at Eco Adventures. You can meet once a week, twice a week, or as many times as you wish, for your kids’ enrichment and enjoyment/learning experience. What a way to get a group of youngsters together to satisfy that vital social interaction their young lives need, while you have the peace of mind knowing that your entire pod is a familiar and safe group. Eco Adventures stringently follows all local and state-mandated guidelines surrounding the virus. In addition, all of our instructors have been vaccinated, providing a safe educational experience for your entire group. Each Pod session will be for 1.5 hrs and include live animal interactions each time and may include, crafts/experiments, games, fossil dig, and open playtime in our award-winning rainforest setting.
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Pre-school Parent and Me Classes (ages 3-5): 45 mins, $20/class for parent and me, $7/extra sibling $7, 10 families max =$120 for 6 weeks Small group sizes , storytime, meet animals, play games, make crafts in a safe setting,

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Saturday Safaris Mini Camps Oct 2nd 2 hrs $40 (ages 4-7) 10-12:30
Come Monkey around ...Kids will need a day to unwind and have some fun with our Saturday Safaris! Morning time, they will be provided with our mixed usual themes full of fun, games, crafts, animal interactions, feeding, demos, fossil digs, and more!
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Keeper Apprentice Program (ages 9+) 10am-12:30pm Tues, Wed, on weekends $65
Wonder what it is like to be a zookeeper? Who hasn’t, right? This highly personal program is led by one of our credentialed animal keepers, to pull back the curtain on all involved in animal husbandry. This in-depth experience is for the older students who are serious about learning animal husbandry and medical care of animals. Students will tour the facility and learn specific information and needs of our special animal collection. Students will get to not only encounter animals in our behind the scenes animal room, but assist with animal care, food prep, training, & cleaning. This is a very hands-on experience like no other, with interactions with numerous endangered species! Whoever gets to interact with an endangered species in this day and age? YOU DO, in this extremely elite camp, the ultimate insider experience.
**Space is very limited, with only three select participants per day!! Perfect for aspiring Jr. Assistants. Please bring lunch and masks. Call to register.

Keeper Apprentice After School Classes Tuesdays 4:30-6pm 4 weeks classes $25 per class
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Homeschool Classes (ages 5-13): See Homeschool Tab

$20 per class for 6-week session =$120 Max of 14 students
$20 per class for 6-week session = OWN POD Call to reserve date and time
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After School Programs - see After School Tab

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IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING E-LEARNING PODS AND COVID SAFETY :

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REGISTRATION:
** please email us with your registration. In order to make it as safe as possible , we and trying to keep the groups small. Weekly/session commitments are preferable. Call to inquire about single day drop ins.
Option 1: FORM YOUR OWN POD with same age/grade of kids Option 2: BE PUT IN AN EXISTING POD.

**Registrations can be week to week. For full week/ partial week commitments is 6 weeks at a time session. Payment plans are available. Contact us.
**Space is extremely limited. Increased prices reflect the limited capacity of keeping small groups for safety, sanitation/extra staff costs, and logistics. Unfortunately, we cannot take credit for these Fall programs unless there is space availability. (call us the day before) Credit can be used for any virtual programs, birthday parties, private feeding frenzies, and when we resume to normalcy with “live” school. The ½ day schedules of M-Tues and Thurs-Fri are designed for COVID safety by trying to keep from introducing new children into a group every day. Wednesdays can be single days.

WHAT TO BRING:
**Own chrome/computer, headphones with microphone, log in instructions/passwords etc
**Snack and peanut free lunch , water bottle
**Own basic supplies (glue bottle, pencil/pen, markers, scissors)

WE PROVIDE:
**Each child will have a table of their own and partition to decorate and personalize their own space.
**Instruction, tech support, organizational assistance as needed for E-learning classes and parent communication
**Each child pics an "emotional support" animal habitat to have in their area which they will be in assisting with taking care of
**FUN activities before and after with a pop to cool off in the afternoon!

REQUIREMENTS /POLICIES AND SAFETY:
**Children must bring their own computer/chrome book/headphones and some school supplies. (list will be emailed)
** Must wear masks inside. Many activities can be done outside. Do not have to wear masks outside unless we are not able to social distance.
** If there are more than one pods, there will not be intermixing of pods. Each pod has their own learning areas, bathroom and area for virtual learning every day.
**We are relying on your honesty and good judgment during this pandemic. If you commit to our programs, we trust that if you go out of state, attend large gatherings/events/vacation, go out of the state, or are around people that do not practice good measures (do not wear masks, etc)…you must contact us as it may affect the dates of participation. Thank you for your understanding!
** If your child gets sick, we cannot allow him to participate in the program. Your child must be fever free, symptom-free for at least 24 hrs before coming back to our programs and/or with a doctor’s note. If tested for COVID, must have Covid lab test results. We are flexible with allowing your child to make up the days they were absent. However, if you have to cancel due to sickness, you can receive credit only.
**Our policy is CREDIT only for ANY reason at this time for these programs. Refunds are only given if we have to cancel due to low participation numbers. Credit does not expire and can be used for inhouse programs such as birthday parties, Feeding Frenzies, Virtual Programs, Lunch and Learns, future camps, etc etc...based on space availability.
**Please see Frequently asked Q & A for more procedures from camps 2021.