Spring Break 2023 - Living Los Angeles Ecology Camp
Who: Students ages 5 - 10 years old
Dates: 3/13 - 3/17
Locations: Various Los Angeles Parks
Drop-Off: 8:00am - 8:30am
Pickup: 3:00 - 3:30pm
**Note that our program is nomadic, meaning drop-off is at different locations throughout the week**
Monday 3/13 - Echo Park Lake
Tuesday 3/14 - LA State Historic Park (Chinatown)
Wednesday 3/15 - Singer Park (Pasadena)
Thursday 3/16 - JPL/El Prieto Canyon (Altadena)
Friday 3/17 - Millard Canyon (Altadena)
Each morning, drop-off will be at these locations. Please be sure to familiarize yourself with them prior to the week of class so that you have a good sense of the commute! We know that making it to these locations is a commitment for our families, and we appreciate your dedication to your students educational enrichment.
Get ready for a week of fun and exploring in a variety of differenet Los Angeles biomes! From the mountains to the oceans, your students will get a unique and complete experience of the Los Angeles River Watershed that will leave them feeling on top of this world!
Alongside experienced environmental educators, students will learn about California's amazing native wildlife while immersing in its beauty during trail hikes and nature-based games and activities (see details below). Atop the hills of Los Angeles, students will get a unique perspective of the city's geography and history, from the native people who first migrated from Asia to the colonization and modernization of the land by Spanish and English settlers.
Program activities include:
- trail hiking,
- nature games,
- wildlife observation,
- journaling and sketching,
- plant identification,
- conversations about:
- environmental ethics
- California history
- natural history &
- social-emotional learning,
- A VERY GOOD TIME!
Students should be prepared with
- water (24oz minimum)
- hearty snack
- filling lunch
- backpack to fit these items
- comfortable hiking shoes
Some days rewquire waterproof clothes, a change of clothes, and water shoes. Details to come upon registration!