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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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Story Time at YSI

Join us for this month's story "The Magic School Bus Gets All Dried Up"! When the class wonders how desert animals survive with little food or water, Ms. Frizzle and the Magic School Bus take the entire class on a very hot field trip to find out how. Come meet an animal from the book and explore our Nature Center!  Registration Required. Space is limited.

Date:
Saturday, June 9th
Time:
10:30am - 11:30am
Location: Vasona (333 Blossom Hill Road, Los Gatos, CA 95032)
Cost: Free

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Hike in the Hills

Join YSI for a longer hike, as we take to the hills in beautiful Alum Rock Canyon. This easy, guided hike will include a visit to Inspiration Point. Recommended for ages 5 and up. Registration required.

Date:  
Saturday, June 23
Time:  
9:30am - 11:30am
Location: Alum Rock (16260 Penitencia Creek Rd.San Jose, CA 95127)
Cost:  $15 per person

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Story Time at YSI

Join us for this month's story "The Snail's Spell". Shrink down to snail-size and explore a garden teeming with wildlife! Fall under the Snail's Spell, meet some animals from the book and have a chance to explore our Nature Center!

Date:  
Saturday, July 14th
Time: 
10:30am - 11:30am
Location:
Vasona (333 Blossom Hill Road, Los Gatos, CA 95032)
Cost:
Free

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Bubble-ology

Who doesn't love making bubbles? This special Science Safari makes learning and exploring science fun for all ages! We'll make bubbles of all sizes, and test out different types. Experiment with a variety of different bubble wands and sticks to figure out which one works the best as we try for the Ultimate Bubble.

Date:  
Saturday, July 28th
Time:  
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Location:
Vasona (333 Blossom Hill RoadLos Gatos, CA 95032)
Cost:
$10 per person

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Science of Slime

Why do slimes act like they do?  What can we learn from their unique properties?  Join YSI to play with polymers, get sticky with slime, and even meet a slimy animal!

Date:  
Saturday, August 4th
Time:  
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Location:
Vasona (333 Blossom Hill RoadLos Gatos, CA 95032)
Cost:
$10 per person

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Story Time at YSI

Join us for this month's story "The Magic School Bus Hops Home "! Ms. Frizzle's miniaturized class becomes a mechanical frog so it can hop along in search of Wanda's missing pet. Come join us for the adventure, meet an animal from the book and have a chance to explore our Nature Center!

Date:
Saturday, August 11th
Time:
10:30am - 11:30am
Location:
Vasona (333 Blossom Hill RoadLos Gatos, CA 95032)
Cost:
Free

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