Day two camp photos

The National Weather Service station at Los Altos recorded 103 degrees today, our second day of triple-digit heat (102 on Monday). Our amazing campers and junior counselors handled the heat well, proving that you can have fun outdoors even in extreme weather conditions. I got so wrapped up in our activities with the older groups […]

“The Evolution Game” at camp

This game really has nothing to do with Darwin’s theory. It’s called “The Evolution Game” because in the course of the game players can move up from plants, to herbivores, to carnivores, with Mountain Lion as the apex predator. And we do play the game using organisms native to California. But aside from that, it’s […]

Sea Otters photos

Camp photos from our youngest group of campers, the Sea Otters…. Above: With Nancy Neff, native plant expert, and older campers, learning about native plants. Above: One of the daily field trips to Mitchell Park. Above: In the Sea Otters’ favorite tree. Above: Looking at a pine cone on Tree Day. Above: Kris talking to […]