The Spirit of Learning
Enthusiasm for Science
The Love of Nature

The Spirit of Learning
Enthusiasm for Science
The Love of Nature

333 Blossom Hill Road
Los Gatos, CA 95032
408-356-4945
info@ysi-ca.org
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 camps to children, families and the general public.
SUMMER CAMPS
Summer science camps promoting science and playful experiences for children.
SCHOOLS & GROUPS
9 different programs that are appropriate for children from pre-K through sixth grade.
EVENTS
Take a look at our upcoming events. We offer a variety of events for people of all ages.
SUPPORT
Provide a fun, educational experience for underprivileged children with a monthly gift.
YSI now has a Text-To-Donate option! Text HELPYSI to 44-321.
Thank you for your continued support, and we hope you stay safe and healthy at this time!

Support the Adventure

Each year, we inspire enthusiasm for science and a love of learning to nearly 30,000 pre-K to sixth- grade students. Approximately 1/3 of these children are from low-income communities and we need your help to.............

$25/month will provide a low-income child with a free week of our Summer Science Camp located in Vasona Park.

$45/month will provide a classroom of 25 low-income children with a free 3-hour Ohlone Indians program.

$100/month helps support free programming for the community with our 3 annual events.

“We learned about exoskeletons!” ~ First grader at Millard McCollam Elementary School

Our Staff

Erika Buck
Serena Flores
Jennifer Biggerstaff
Glen Marchant

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