Calling all kids from kindergarten through grade 5! Get acquainted, play and learn more about amazing animals with Dr. Zoolittle. Have a wild night with cool games and zoo crafts and much more.
A snack and a souvenir gift are included. Children should eat dinner before they arrive, wear comfortable walking shoes, and bring a jacket for our outdoor activities.
Cost is $37 per person, for children in kindergarten through Grade 5. For reservations, call 619-718-3000, or book online. Drop off and pick up at the Dickinson Family Center for Lifelong Learning (formerly the Otto Center).
Read more at http://zoo.sandiegozoo.org/
Enjoy the blue sky and feel the joy brought only by Summer. Discover the nature of San Diego! Whether interacting with ocean or Hiking, you can do all of them here. Enjoy outdoor activities while protecting the environment.
Here are some activities to help get you outside this beautiful time of year. read more…
If you’re looking for the best place to bond with your family, check this Top Camping Spots for Families in San Diego. Enjoy San Diego’s amazing weather, set up a tent and enjoy the stars to end your sun-filled day perfectly. Take this opportunity to build a good relationship and interact with your family and friends.
Here are some of the top places for families to camp in San Diego.
Let your kids uncover cool mysteries while exploring their natural world with Family Fun Days – a new way of learning and having fun.
On the FIRST SUNDAY of each month, a new natural theme opens up a world of discovery about life in San Elijo Lagoon, and in all of the world. Adventure-filled Family Fun Days features:crafts, hands-on exhibits, and TRACK Trails activity guides. Even more, it’s an opportunity to earn a Junior Ranger Badge.
Learn more at www.sanelijo.org
Take a day off, relax and unwind. Visit Lake Jennings, one of the most scenic parks in all of San Diego County. It is a welcoming recreation destination located in Lakeside, California offering fishing, camping, hiking, and picnicking activities. It offers a great escape for a novice or avid fishermen, and is open for shore fishing daily, from the shoreline below the campground.
The lake is a drinking water reservoir owned and operated by Helix Water District. The scenic views of the lake and the wooded surroundings make it feel as if you are in the middle of the wilderness, right outside of town.
Boat rentals, private boat launching, and fishing from our floating fishing dock is available Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. Lake Jennings hosts a variety of fishing events throughout the year such as trout and catfish season openers, Kid’s Day, and Spring Carnival. Individuals intending to fish must possess a California State Fishing License and purchase a Lake Fishing Permit.
The Campground at Lake Jennings Park is open year-round with a variety of campsites available, including full or partial hookups, primitive tent sites, and tipi rentals. A large group site is also available with panoramic views of the lake and surrounding mountain area.
For more information visit lakejennings.org
Plan your weekend ahead! Join us for a fun, full weekend of geothermally heated springs and rugged desert hiking! Camp on the shores of Lake Isabella and visit Remington Hot Springs. Join Lake Isabella Campout 2017 for 3 days and 2 nights, May 5 – 7 2017 and experience one of the nicest primitive hot tubs in the whole region.
Camp 9, rests on the shores of Lake Isabella, a high desert reservoir. Its proximity to the lake and the Upper Kern River makes the facility popular among boaters, rafters and anglers. The camp is also a favorite among RV campers, with ample parking available to accommodate both trailers and motorized watercraft.
Remington is by far, one of the nicest primitive hot tubs in the whole region and easy to access. If you can find it, the rewards are great!! You can find travelers, mountain bikers, dirt bikers, hikers, backpackers, campers, off-roaders, RVers, burners, desert rats, military boys, local kids, LA couples, techno DJs from Russia – a wide variety of people soaking at this not-so-secret spot.
Register now and visit greatoutdoorssandiego.wildapricot.org for more details.
Looking for fun activities for your kids on spring break?
Register them for Spring Break Critter Camp where they can interact with animals, create crafts, play games and many more.
The event will be held every weekday from April 3 to April 21 at the Helen Woodward Animal Center. Each day has a unique theme and various experiences your kids will surely love. read more…
Care for yourself more! Be part of “Healthy Living in the City,” a wellness initiative that encourages people to explore Downtown and it’s healthy lifestyle options. Join us for our free monthly cooking classes, taught by Scripps certified nutritionists on May 11, 2017. It’s time to learn how to make your own healthy and delicious meals! All ages are welcome!
The Downtown San Diego Partnership and Scripps Health have teamed up to launch “Healthy Living in the City,” a wellness initiative that encourages people to explore Downtown and its healthy lifestyle options.
Learn more at downtownsandiego.org
Be one with nature and help your children discover the wonder and beauty of nature! Join MTRP Trail Guide Rosalie Newberg-Fisher on a Family Nature Walk on March 26, 2017 at the Mission Trails Regional Park. No reservations required. Walks are free and open to the public. Make sure to wear sturdy, closed-toe shoes and don’t forget to bring a hat and a sunscreen.
Fall is when some trees in the park lose their leaves, but the stately oaks remain green and produce acorns. Some special wildflowers bloom only in fall, and migrating birds begin to arrive. Meet at the Visitor Center on the fourth Sunday of every month at 3:00 p.m.
Visit naturefind.com to learn more.
Spend time in a local tide pool with Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography on March 11, 2017. Feast your eyes with the amazing view and learn how these habitats and their inhabitants survive between a rock and a hard place. All proceeds support exhibits and educational programming at Birch Aquarium at Scripps.
Trained naturalists will show you how to tread lightly during your visit and how to protect and preserve these natural wonders. For ages 2+. Under 15 must be accompanied by a paid adult. Pre-registration is required. Public Admission price is $16 and Birch Aquarium Member price is $13.
For more information, please visit aquarium.ucsd.edu