Wildlife Camp

Spend camp with the critters! At Wildlife Camp get close to animals like owls, opossums, and snakes in our serene park. Connect with nature in a fun, highly-interactive and curriculum-based program. Each week has a special theme, packed with games, crafts, hikes, and animals. T-shirt included. Call (510) 881-6747 for details.   Registration begins February 13, 2019 for residents of the district, and non-residents February 20, 2019.  Campers can be registered online or in person at the District Office (1099 E Street, Hayward, CA).  See our Volunteer page for information about your teenager applying to be a Wildlife Camp Counselor.  Print Directions to our park.

First time registrant? 
Set up your account then use the links below or class numbers listed below to search for your desired activity on the registration page.

Polliwogs: Ages 3.5 - 5 years
A preschool day camp at Sulphur Creek.  Each camp is filled with crafts, stories, songs and games based on a different weekly theme. June and July sessions will buddy up with Leadership camps. T-shirt included. Polliwogs must be toilet trained.

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 Class #
 Age Weekdays
Time  Dates  Location Cost
3.5-5 years
Mon-Fri 9:00am-12:00pm 6/24-6/28 SCNC $170
9038 3.5-5 years
Mon-Fri 9:00am-12:00pm 7/15-7/19 SCNC $170
9039 3.5-5 years
Mon-Fri 9:00am-12:00pm
8/5-8/9 SCNC

Grasshoppers: Ages 5 - 7 years
Learn about different animals every day, making friends, singing, playing and crafting along with our wildlife theme. T-shirt included.

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5-7 years Mon-Fri 9:30am-2:30pm 6/17-6/21* SCNC $233
9041 5-7 years Mon-Fri 9:30am-2:30pm 7/8-7/12
SCNC $233
9042 5-7 years
9:30am-2:30pm 7/22-7/26* SCNC $233
​9043 5-7 years Mon-Fri ​9:30am-2:30pm

*Extended Care available. See "Afternoon Animal Explorers" information below.
Kids and Critter Care – Wildlife Basics 101: Ages 7-11 years
Do you want to help save local wildlife? Get a behind-the-scenes look at how to care for injured animals. Discover how you can help create a safe environment that they will want to call home.

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9030 7-11 years Mon-Fri 9:30am-2:30pm 6/17-6/21* SCNC $233
7-11 years Mon-Fri 9:30am-2:30pm 7/22-7/26*
SCNC $233
7-11 years
Mon-Fri 9:30am-2:30pm

*Extended Care available. See "Afternoon Animal Explorers" information below.

Kids and Critter Care Leadership Camp: Ages 9-12 years
Wildlife 101 with a twist, learn all about wildlife care while practicing leadership skills. Junior leaders will work side by side with younger campers; presenting animals, teaching about nature and leading by example.

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8-12 years Mon-Fri 9:00am-2:30pm ​6/24-6/28
SCNC $240
9034 8-12 years
Mon-Fri 9:00am-2:30pm
7/15-7/19 SCNC $240

Junior Biologist Camp: Ages 9-13 years
Spend 4 days this summer learning the ins and outs of Biology! Get a chance to dissect plants and animals while exploring how they all work together to form an ecosystem. Curriculum designed for students entering 4th-9th grade

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9035 9-13 years Mon-Thur 9:30am-2:30pm 8/5-8/8
SCNC $230

Afternoon Animal Explorers: Ages 5-11 years
Join in the fun of finding critters that creep, crawl, slither and slime. This educational afternoon camp will get up close with snakes, slugs and even a tarantula. This camp can be used as after care for Wildlife Camp session numbers: 9030, 9031, 9040, 9042. T-shirt included. 

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5-11 years
Mon-Fri 2:00-5:30pm 6/17-6/21 SCNC $140
9045 5-11 years Mon-Fri 2:00-5:30pm 7/22-7/26 SCNC $140