GRADES 1 - 3


July 8 - 12 register or July 29 - August 2 register

Call of the Wild - Grade 3 & 4 only

Featuring a one-night overnight! Join Coastal Camp for a week in the wild! You'll always be on the right track as you practice orienteering skills with a map and compass. Outlast the elements with your team and learn how indigenous people used the natural resources to thrive in the Headlands.

  • Go on trail adventures in the Headlands hills

  • Discover native animal adaptations

  • Visit the Native Plant Nursery

  • Test your shelter building skills

  • Tour historic landmarks in the Headlands


June 10 - 14 Register or July 1-5 (no camp July 4) SOLD OUT or August 5-9 SOLD OUT (Join the Waitlist)

Shark Squad

Discover the secrets of seldom seen sharks of the Pacific as you uncover the mysterious world of carnivorous fish. Debunk shark myths, hear legends from around the world, and spend some quality hands-on time with live shark visitors!

  • Study shark anatomy with the Marine Science Institute

  • Hear multicultural shark stories

  • Play shark games

  • Pet a live leopard shark

  • Create a shark hat

  • Visit the Marine Lab

Sailing the bay searching for Marine life

June 17 - 21 SOLD OUT (Join the Waitlist) or July 15 - 19 SOLD OUT (Join the Waitlist)

Ocean Adventures

Featuring a Bay sailing adventure! Set sail for adventure and discover what lies beneath the waves. From small tide pool critters to frolicking marine mammals, this week is all about our unique marine ecosystem and our place within it. 

  • Search for carnelians on Rodeo Beach

  • Hike to the Point Bonita overlook

  • Observe harbor seals

  • Visit the Marine Lab

  • Hear shipwreck stories

  • Build your own mini boat and test its buoyancy

  • Bay sail on the schooner Seaward

  • Explore the Bay Model Visitor Center

Fun, Exploration and friends in nature!

June 24 - 28 SOLD OUT (Join the Waitlist) or July 22 - 26 SOLD OUT (Join the Waitlist) or August 12 - 16 SOLD OUT (Join the Waitlist). $408/week 

Headlands Habitat

Discover all that the Headlands has to offer with a week filled with nature exploration, hikes, and animal identification. The coast boasts a unique ecosystem, and this week is all about who and what lives here.

  • Tour the Native Plant Nursery

  • Explore the Skins and Skulls Lab

  • Visit with live bird visitors from WildCare

  • Take a native plant identification hike

  • Collect bugs at the pond

  • Identify bugs using microscopes

  • Use binoculars to observe wildlife in the field

Exploration and wonder in nature and national parks

July 8 - 12 SOLD OUT (Join the Waitlist) or July 29 - August 2 SOLD OUT (Join the Waitlist)
Grades 1 - 2 $408/week 

Imagi-Nature - Grades 1-2

Head out on the trail, take a closer look, and get creative! The Marin Headlands are alive with shapes, patterns, colors, and textures that are sure to inspire your inner artist. Let your imagination come alive as you experiment with rhythm, dance, song, and art.

  • Create 2D and 3D art using recycled treasure

  • Play with echoes and rhythms in historic tunnels

  • Hike to scenic spots and draw, paint, or sketch what you see

  • Sing songs on trail

  • Use natural objects to create works of art