GRADES 4 - 6

June 12 - 16 or July 3 - 7 or August 7 - 11
$388/week of June 12 and August 7, $310/week of July 3

Whale Week

It's a cetacean sensation! Take a journey with the largest mammals on earth as we dive into the wide world of whales. Gain new insight about how whales feed, communicate, and navigate. 

  • See how you measure up next to a real whale skeleton
  • Identify the whales of the California coast
  • Listen to and create whale songs
  • Play a gray whale migration game
  • Discover your connection to whales and how to protect them
  • Dress up like a whale

Register Now for June 12 - 16
Register Now for July 3 - 7
Register Now for August 7 - 11

June 19 - 23 or July 10 - 14

Wild Oceans

Featuring a Bay sailing adventure! Marine biology takes center stage this week as campers explore coastal tide pools, Rodeo Beach, microscopic plankton, and local marine mammals. Coastal campers will explore the role that humans play in protecting and conserving our oceans. 

  • Hike to the Point Bonita Lighthouse
  • Get hands-on with the Marine Lab critters
  • Examine plankton under a microscope
  • Participate in a national science project with 5 Gyres
  • Bay sail on the schooner Seaward
  • Explore the Bay Model Visitor Center

Register Now for June 19 - 23
Register Now for July 10 - 14


June 26 - 30 or July 24 - 28 or August 14 - 18

Guardians of the Gate

Take a step back in time and discover the rich history of the Marin Headlands. Explore interconnections to the past by hiking to park landmarks that protected this vital region. Learn about the people who've called the Headlands home and get inspired by our Headlands heroes who preserve and protect the park. 

  • Explore a World War II coastal defense battery
  • Learn about the top secret Nike Missile Site
  • Hike to the Point Bonita Lighthouse
  • Interview a park ranger
  • Learn how you can help protect a national park

Register Now for June 26 - 30
Register Now for July 24 - 28
Register Now for August 14 - 18


July 17 - 21 or July 31 - August 4

Call of the Wild - Grade 3 - 4

Featuring a one-night overnight for Grades 3 - 4! 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

July 17-21 SOLD OUT!
July 31-August 4 SOLD OUT!

July 17 - 21 or July 31 - August 4

Adventure Trek - Grades 5-6 Only

Featuring a one-night overnight! Stamp your passport to adventure during this week of quests, discoveries, and explorations! Each day features a hike to a different secret spot in our park. To get there, the team will have to work together and complete challenges and riddles. 

  • Go on a Headlands-themed scavenger hunt
  • Participate in team challenges, including a night hike
  • Create a map of your adventures
  • Make a team banner
  • Hike to Tennessee Valley for the overnight

July 17 - 21 SOLD OUT!
July 31 - August 4 SOLD OUT!