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Upcoming Events

February Science Camp

Spend your week off having fun with science!  Get to know YSI's Animal Ambassadors and explore the Nature Center, investigate what's in the park around you, and try out some really fun (and sometimes messy) experiments!  Includes arts & crafts, hikes, experiments, and both indoor and outdoor activities.

Location: Vasona Lake County Park
Address: 333 Blossom Hill Rd, Los Gatos, CA 95032
Date: 02/19 - 02/23
Grades: K to 6th
Register: Here
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Parent Participation and Afterschool Science

Join YSI for a 6-week session of fun, hands-on classes about biology, geology, chemistry, and more!  Get to know YSI's Animal Ambassadors and explore the Nature Center, investigate what's in the park around you, and try out some really fun (and sometimes messy) experiments!

Dates: Tuesdays 11/6 - 12/18 *no class 11/20
Location:
Held at YSI Vasona
333 Blossom Hill Road, Los Gatos, CA 95032
PreK-K:
Parent Participation Classes 2:00-2:45pm - Register Here
1st-4th grades: Afterschool Science Classes 3:30-4:30pm - Register Here
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November Holiday Camp: Science of Art

Explore art through science. Learn about scientific drawing and how to draw animals in the nature center. Conduct beautiful experiments and create art from nature. Discover Vasona with an artist's hand and a naturalist's eye.

Dates: Mon-Wed 11/19-21  9am-2:30pm
Extended Camp offered until 5:30pm for an additional fee
Location:
Held at YSI Vasona
333 Blossom Hill Road, Los Gatos, CA 95032
K-2nd Grade:
Register Here
3rd-6th Grade: Register Here
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Story Time

This month's book is Box Turtle at Long Pond. Hear about how Box Turtle searches for food, basks in the warm sun and escapes from a raccoon!  Come join Box Turtle on an adventure, meet a real box turtle, and have a chance to explore our Nature Center.

Date: Saturday, November 10, 2018
Time: 10:30-11:30
Location: YSI at Vasona Lake County Park
333 Blossom Hill Road, Los Gatos, CA 95032
Cost: FREE

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Chemistry & the Amazing Atoms!

Learn about atoms, molecules, and chemical reactions. Try several hands-on experiments to see reactions take place right in front of your eyes! Build a few models of molecules that are all around you but you cannot see.  Recommended for ages 8+.

Date: Saturday, November 17, 2018
Time: 10:00-11:30AM
Location: YSI at Vasona Lake County Park
333 Blossom Hill Road, Los Gatos, CA 95032
Cost: $15 per person

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Giving Tuesday - November 27th

Giving Tuesday is a global giving movement where you can make an impact. Make a difference with local children in Santa Clara County. Help YSI continue its mission of inspiring enthusiasm for science and a love of learning and providing STEM-based education to our local children.

Donate today!
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