GRADES 7 - 9

 EcoQuest adventures in the Headlands

July 30 - August 3 SOLD OUT!

EcoQuest Land

Featuring a two-night overnight backpacking trip! Let your quest for adventure guide the way as you explore the wonders of the natural world. Explore coastal watersheds by traveling through them on a multiday backpacking excursion.

  • Hike from Mount Tamalpais back to the Marin Headlands
  • Design and conduct a science inquiry project
  • Collect data and make measurements trailside
  • Use GPS to chart location on a collective orienteering map
  • Present findings at the science symposium

 Kayaking Richardson bay and exploring marine life

August 6 - 10

EcoQuest Sea

Featuring a kayak tour on Richardson Bay! This incredible journey will focus on ocean ecology, understanding human impacts on the ocean, and using your newfound knowledge to create strategies for change.

  • Determine the abiotic and biotic impacts on the San Francisco Bay
  • Get hands-on with the Marine Lab critters
  • Study harbor seals at Point Bonita
  • Compare plankton samples from different bodies of water
  • Collect data for the 5 Gyres national project
  • Kayak on Richardson Bay