Welcome

Welcome to the Living Coast Discovery Center Day Camps online registration system.  If you have any questions with your registration, please contact 619-409-5908.

Pre K - Kinder

Slithering Snakes N Leaping Lizards
Regular Price: $52.00
Member Price: $46.00

9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
This camp is all about radical reptiles! We'll slither with snakes and lounge with lizards as we discover the scaly world of our local reptiles through games, crafts and visits from some of our reptile friends!

Session June 10 - 11: Mon, Jun 10, 2019 - Tue, Jun 11, 2019 9:00AM - 12:30PM   (19 AVAIL)

Flashy Splashy
Regular Price: $78.00
Member Price: $70.00

9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Some animals use color to attract attention while others use it to warn us. Join us as we learn all about our colorful animals, and see how flashy they can be.

Session June 12 - 14: Wed, Jun 12, 2019 - Fri, Jun 14, 2019 9:00AM - 12:30PM   (19 AVAIL)

Sea Wild Bee Wild
Regular Price: $52.00
Member Price: $46.00

9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Come "bee" wild with us as we learn about local animals that live near our homes! This camp will focus on looking and acting like animals that live in San Diego.


Nose to Toes
Regular Price: $78.00
Member Price: $70.00

9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
In this camp, we will explore all of the flappy, swimmy, crawly parts of the animal's that live at the center. We'll compare tails to fins, flippers to feet and wings to arms as we discover what makes each animal unique.

Session June 19 - 21: Wed, Jun 19, 2019 - Fri, Jun 21, 2019 9:00AM - 12:30PM   (18 AVAIL)

Pacific Explorer
Regular Price: $52.00
Member Price: $46.00

9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Get ready for an adventure as we explore the biggest ocean in the world! Explorers will uncover interesting animals from all over the Pacific ocean in this fun camp.

Session June 24 - 25: Mon, Jun 24, 2019 - Tue, Jun 25, 2019 9:00AM - 12:30PM   (19 AVAIL)

Web Footed Friends
Regular Price: $78.00
Member Price: $70.00

9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Fly in for some feathery fun! We'll grab binoculars to spy on bay divers, learn what it's like to eat with a beak, make a nest and uncover the mysteries of feathers and flight.

Session June 26 - 28: Wed, Jun 26, 2019 - Fri, Jun 28, 2019 9:00AM - 12:30PM   (19 AVAIL)

Big Blue
Regular Price: $78.00
Member Price: $70.00

9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Get ready to make a splash as we discover fascinating fish that call the ocean home. From sea horses that grab to sharks that nab, we'll dive in to the big blue!


Tale of Tails
Regular Price: $52.00
Member Price: $46.00

9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Come shake your tail feathers in this fun camp! Join us as we look at animals with tails and discover how they help them and learn that not all tails are the same.

Session July 8 - 9: Mon, Jul 8, 2019 - Tue, Jul 9, 2019 9:00AM - 12:30PM   (20 AVAIL)

Little Gardeners
Regular Price: $52.00
Member Price: $46.00

9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Time to get grubby as we dig into our local soil! We'll plant seeds, press flowers and explore for worms in the compost pile, all while visiting with our local wildlife. Budding gardeners will dig this camp!

Session July 15 - 16: Mon, Jul 15, 2019 - Tue, Jul 16, 2019 9:00AM - 12:30PM   (20 AVAIL)

Animal Snackers
Regular Price: $78.00
Member Price: $70.00

9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Would a mouse, cricket or raw fish make your tummy happy? Maybe not, but these treats make delicious snacks for our critters here at the center. Come discover who eats what and how animals chew, gulp and slurp their favorite foods.

Session July 10 - 12: Wed, Jul 10, 2019 - Fri, Jul 12, 2019 9:00AM - 12:30PM   (18 AVAIL)

Favorite Friends
Regular Price: $78.00
Member Price: $70.00

9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
The Living Coast has so many fun and cool animals, but we all have our favorites. Join us as we visit some of our favorite animal friends!

Session July 17 - 19: Wed, Jul 17, 2019 - Fri, Jul 19, 2019 9:00AM - 12:30PM   (20 AVAIL)

Tortuguitas
Regular Price: $52.00
Member Price: $46.00

9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Explore el mundo de las tortugas! In this bilingual (English/Spanish) program we will have close encounters with our sea turtles and their reptile friends. Non-Spanish speakers are welcome to join this fun camp!

Session July 22 - 23: Mon, Jul 22, 2019 - Tue, Jul 23, 2019 9:00AM - 12:30PM   (20 AVAIL)

Habitat Heroes
Regular Price: $78.00
Member Price: $70.00

9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Do you love animals and want to learn how to become their hero? Then join us as we learn about what humans can do to help the planet through fun recycling crafts, making compost, and learning about keeping our backyards animal friendly.

Session July 24 - 26: Wed, Jul 24, 2019 - Fri, Jul 26, 2019 9:00AM - 12:30PM   (20 AVAIL)

Hoot-erific
Regular Price: $58.00
Member Price: $52.00

9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Get ready to take flight as we burrow into the incredible world of owls! We'll explore silent wings, talons, and beaks! Don't miss out-it's going to be a hoot!


Fish School
Regular Price: $87.00
Member Price: $78.00

9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
School might be on break but not for our fish! Come join us as we discover what it is like to be a fish and the skills needed to survive in a watery world.


Claws
Regular Price: $58.00
Member Price: $52.00

9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Get ready to meet a crowd of crabby critters. We'll crawl with crabs and lurch with lobsters in a camp that's all about animals with claws. It will be more than a pinch of fun!


Habitat Heroes
Regular Price: $87.00
Member Price: $78.00

9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Do you love animals and want to learn how to become their hero? Then join us as we learn about what humans can do to help the planet through fun recycling crafts, making compost, and learning about keeping our backyards animal-friendly.


 
1st - 3rd Grade

NIU - Half Day (only)
Regular Price: $130.00
Member Price: $115.00

9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Tank the Tortoise has gone missing! Join a week-long investigation to help solve the mystery of his disappearance and bring him home! Well examine clues, use real forensic science, investigate suspects, and meet lots of amazing animals along the way.

Session June 10 - 14:    AVAILABLE

Wild N Wacky California - Half Day
Regular Price: $130.00
Member Price: $115.00

9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
They may look strange but some of those wacky creatures can actually be the coolest! From reptiles that change color to a Giant Pacific Octopus that squeezes and squishes, this camp is all about getting hands-on with those creatures that make you go....Weird!

Session June 17 - 21:    (18 AVAIL)

Wild N Wacky California - Full Day
Regular Price: $234.00
Member Price: $208.00

9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
They may look strange but some of those wacky creatures can actually be the coolest! From reptiles that change color to a Giant Pacific Octopus that squeezes and squishes, this camp is all about getting hands-on with those creatures that make you go....Weird!

Session June 17 - 21:    (18 AVAIL)

Zoo Clues - Half Day
Regular Price: $130.00
Member Price: $115.00

9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
How does a volcano work? What makes rain? How do animals survive in so many different environments? Through riddles, experiments, and up close animal encounters we will be solving mysteries in the natural world!

Session June 24 - 28:    AVAILABLE

Zoo Clues - Full Day
Regular Price: $234.00
Member Price: $208.00

9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
How does a volcano work? What makes rain? How do animals survive in so many different environments? Through riddles, experiments, and up close animal encounters we will be solving mysteries in the natural world!

Session June 24 - 28:    AVAILABLE

Planet Protectors - Half Day (3 days)
Regular Price: $78.00
Member Price: $69.00

9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
We all love the planet and want to protect it, but may not know where to start. Come with us as we discover more about recycling, animals that need our protection, and find fun new ways to make crafts and games from things we may have otherwise thrown away.

Session July 1 - 3:    (14 AVAIL)

Planet Protectors - Full Day (3 days)
Regular Price: $140.00
Member Price: $125.00

9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
We all love the planet and want to protect it, but may not know where to start. Come with us as we discover more about recycling, animals that need our protection, and find fun new ways to make crafts and games from things we may have otherwise thrown away.

Session July 1 - 3:    (14 AVAIL)

Risky Fishiness - Half Day
Regular Price: $130.00
Member Price: $115.00

9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Some animals really do mean business when it comes to protecting themselves. Come with us as we investigate plants and animals that use spines, spikes, poison, and venom to protect themselves from the world!

Session July 8 - 12:    AVAILABLE

Risky Fishiness - Full Day
Regular Price: $234.00
Member Price: $208.00

9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Some animals really do mean business when it comes to protecting themselves. Come with us as we investigate plants and animals that use spines, spikes, poison, and venom to protect themselves from the world!

Session July 8 - 12:    AVAILABLE

Wild Life - Half Day
Regular Price: $130.00
Member Price: $115.00

9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Life is not always easy as an animal and you must learn how to adapt to survive. From finding food to dealing with the hot sun, these critters have to get creative! Campers will compete to build homes, discover unique ways animals feed, and get up close to some of our favorite animals in this fun filled camp.

Session July 15 - 19:    AVAILABLE

Wild Life - Full Day
Regular Price: $234.00
Member Price: $208.00

9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Life is not always easy as an animal and you must learn how to adapt to survive. From finding food to dealing with the hot sun, these critters have to get creative! Campers will compete to build homes, discover unique ways animals feed, and get up close to some of our favorite animals in this fun filled camp.

Session July 15 - 19:    AVAILABLE

Survivor in the Saltmarsh - Half Day
Regular Price: $130.00
Member Price: $115.00

9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Prey animals are built tough for survival! From speed to camouflage we will explore how the animal kingdom tries NOT to get eaten.

Session July 22 - 26:    AVAILABLE

Survivor in the Saltmarsh - Full Day
Regular Price: $234.00
Member Price: $208.00

9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Prey animals are built tough for survival! From speed to camouflage we will explore how the animal kingdom tries NOT to get eaten.

Session July 22 - 26:    AVAILABLE

Jr Keeper - Full Day
Regular Price: $260.00
Member Price: $234.00

9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
The perfect camp for budding biologists! We'll track wildlife on the marsh, explore under the microscope, feed sharks and meet sea turtles up-close. Being a biologist has never been more fun!

Session:
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Jr Keeper - Half Day
Regular Price: $145.00
Member Price: $130.00

9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
The perfect camp for budding biologists! We'll track wildlife on the marsh, explore under the microscope, feed sharks and meet sea turtles up-close. Being a biologist has never been more fun!

Session:
We're sorry, no sessions available for this age selection

Planet Protectors - Full Day
Regular Price: $260.00
Member Price: $234.00
9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
We all love the planet and want to protect it, but may not know where to start. Come with us as we discover more about recycling, animals that need our protection, and find fun new ways to make crafts and games from things we may have otherwise thrown away.
Session:
We're sorry, no sessions available for this age selection

Planet Protectors - Half Day
Regular Price: $145.00
Member Price: $130.00
9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
We all love the planet and want to protect it, but may not know where to start. Come with us as we discover more about recycling, animals that need our protection, and find fun new ways to make crafts and games from things we may have otherwise thrown away.
Session:
We're sorry, no sessions available for this age selection

 
4th - 6th Grade

Surfing the Seas
Regular Price: $243.00
Member Price: $216.00

9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Ready to show off those surfing skills? Campers will spend two half-days surfing around San Diego Bay. We will work on our balance and coordination while also discovering more about the health and well-being of the ocean.

Session July 8 - 12:    (16 AVAIL)

Science of Sailing
Regular Price: $243.00
Member Price: $216.00

9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Campers will spend two days off site sailing. They will learn the science behind sailing, and discover what is below the waves. While at the Living Coast, campers will take part in exciting science experiments and activities.

Session June 17 - 21:    (12 AVAIL)

Paddle the Pacific
Regular Price: $243.00
Member Price: $216.00

9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Think you have the skills and balance to master paddle boarding? Join us as we spend two days on San Diego Bay practicing our paddling and learning about animals that live in the Pacific Ocean.


Kayaks to Keepers
Regular Price: $243.00
Member Price: $216.00

9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
An unforgettable experience, this camp is all about new adventures! Get ready to discover what dwells in the bay and have fun kayaking while you are at it!

Session July 15 - 19:    (15 AVAIL)

 
6th - 12th Grade

Keeper 101
Regular Price: $160.00
Member Price: $144.00
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Suggested Ages: 7th - 12th Grade
An unforgettable experience for teens who are interested in a career working with animals! Experience two days in the life of a keeper/aquarist first hand while working behind the scenes with staff biologists. Prepare animal diets, clean enclosures and more while discovering the inner workings of a wildlife facility!

Jr Counselor
Regular Price: $234.00
Member Price: $208.00

Suggested Ages: 6th - 10th Grade
Do you have a nature lover that is ready to develop his or her skills as a leader? This is a great introduction to working around kids, animals, and educational setting for your young adult.