Investigators Camp

Youth Science Institute - Vasona Lake County Park

Monday, July 20, 2015 - Friday, July 24, 2015
Vasona Lake County Park 333 Blossom Hill Rd. Los GatosCA  95032
Monday, July 20, 2015 - Friday, July 24, 2015
Vasona Lake County Park 333 Blossom Hill Rd. Los GatosCA  95032

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What's Included

Take a deeper look at some of the invisible forces that act on the world around you with hands-on science! Join fellow campers as we investigate sound through man-made instruments like a tambourine and nature's croaking frogs. Learn about the power of magnetic fields through scientific experimentation. Together we will also dive into buoyancy and discover the properties that make things float by experimenting with surface tension, weight distribution and density. Finally, meet an isopod and learn their importance for keeping our natural environments in balance. In addition to doing daily science activities we will have the opportunity to explore different park habitats, play games, and engage in fun craft projects. Investigators Campers must have a date of birth prior to January 2012 and be able to use the bathroom independently.

About This Organizer

Are you looking for a fun and educational summer camp experience for your child in one of Santa Clara County’s regional parks? Look no further: The Youth Science Institute (YSI) is offering Summer Science Camps at our beautiful Vasona Lake County Park location in Los Gatos! 

YSI is a non-profit organization that has been inspiring an enthusiasm for science and a love of learning in the residents of Santa Clara County for over 60 years. Let YSI help your child to discover, think, and learn in a natural environment away from the hustle and bustle of city life.

Our inquiry-based, hands-on, Summer Science Camps promote science and playful experiences that foster the development of important social skills. In addition to science, each camp incorporates hiking, games, arts & crafts, and free play. Join us for Nature Sleuths, Radical Reptiles, Water World, Crime Solving Science, Phunky Physics, Innovative Engineering, and more!  Explore the world and the scientific method in our specialized Pre-K Camps.  Gain knowledge and confidence in our biking and fishing camps. 

Our weeklong day camps run June through August and are appropriate for children from Pre-K through entering 6th grade. For more information, visit our website or contact Melissa Carine at (408) 827-5507. Discover what makes YSI Summer Science Camps so special.  Online registration begins January 5, 2015. Hurry, our camps fill up fast. Reserve your spot today!

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