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School & Group Programs | Science Safaris

YSI believes learning about science should be fun. Our Summer Science Camps use hands-on, inquiry-based activities to keep learners engaged and active all summer long.  YSI Summer Science Camps feature guided exploration of these multifaceted natural environments through activities that satisfy the most spirited souls! Campers build, conduct experiments, play games, hike, make creations from natural and recycled materials, share stories, and examine wildlife.

For camp details, click on a grade-group below.

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Camp Times: Standard YSI camp schedules are:
Grades Pre-K - K: 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
All other grades: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Optional camp extension programs:
It's summer! Make scheduling around existing commitments easy with camp extensions. Early drop-off and extend day camps help YSI camps fit into your day.

Early Drop off (all Camps) 7:30 AM – 9:00 AM $36.00
Pre-K – K Extended Day 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM $60.00
Extended Day Camp 1:00 PM – 5:30 PM $120.00

NEW Quantity Discounts - Register for 3 or more camps at one time and receive a 10% discount on the third and all subsequent weeks. Register siblings and receive a 5% discount on sibling's registrations. All registrations must be made in the same transaction in order to receive discounts.

Camp Age Groups - All camp age groups are based on the grade that your child will be attending in the Fall of 2014. Pre-K Campers must have a date of birth prior to January 2011 and be able to use the bathroom independently.

Cancellation and Refund Policy:
For camp cancellations the following rules apply:
100% of camp and extended camp fees, less a $25 administration fee per camp, will be refunded if requested by April 11
75% of camp and extended camp fees will be refunded if requested from April 12 to May 9
No refund (0%) of camp and extended camp fees will be made after May 9

Enrollment Change Policy:
Any change requests (e.g., cancelling out of one camp and enrolling in another camp) must be made at least 30 days before the camp start date, and are subject to availability. There will be a $25 administrative fee in addition to the camp fee. Camps and extended camps are not transferable to another person.

Minimum Enrollment:
If minimum camp enrollment is not met two weeks prior to the first day of camp, that camp may be combined with another camp or cancelled. If camps are combined two weeks prior to the first day of camp, no refund will be given. If a camp is cancelled by YSI, a full refund will be issued.

Have a question about YSI Summer Science Camps? Please call (408) 827-5507 or email ysicamp@gmail.com.

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Upated: 6/10/2014

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