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The Spirit of Learning

Enthusiasm for Science

The Love for Nature

The Love for Nature

Voted best summer camp in Silicon Valley, the Youth Science Institute is a nonprofit organization committed to inspiring enthusiasm for science, nature, and a love of learning. We offer hands-on, nature-based science education to children, families and the general public.
SUMMER SCIENCE CAMPS
Our summer science camps promote science and playful experiences that foster the development of important social skills for children.
SCHOOL & GROUP PROGRAMS
YSI offers 9 different programs that are appropriate for children from pre-K through sixth grade: from animal-based to earth science programs.
SCIENCE SAFARIS
Park-based science and nature programs and interpretive hikes led by YSI instructors or guest experts. They are held weekends and evenings.
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