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Outdoor Education

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Guided Nature
Hikes & Classes

We are proud to offer Outdoor Education programs to help residents get in touch with their natural environment! The programs are aimed at teaching our community about their natural habitat including native plants and animals and the many benefits they provide us. Fun for all ages! #GetWild

Hikes

Must pre-register for all hikes. Limited to 10 people for social distancing purposes. Please come prepared with a mask, sturdy hiking shoes, hat, water, sunscreen, and binoculars. Hikes and classes subject to cancellation in the event of rain, strong winds or unhealthy air quality.

Birds of Winter at Camarillo Grove

Saturday, January 9, 9-11am
Camarillo Grove Park
Over 100 different kinds of bird’s winter in our area. Some are residents and others only stay for the fall through early spring. Come meet some of them as you hike through the park. You can compare the different birds between here and at the Mission Oaks Park hike on January 25. Register > 

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Birds of Winter at Mission Oaks

Saturday, January 23, 9-11am
Mission Oaks Park
Over 100 different kinds of bird’s winter in our area. Some are residents and others only stay for the fall through early spring. Come meet some of them as you go through Mission Oaks Park. You can compare the different birds between here and from the January 9th Camarillo Grove hike two weeks before. Please meet at the tennis courts. Register >

Plants in Winter

Saturday, February 6, 9-11am
Camarillo Grove Park
Join us on a Camarillo Grove hike to explore what the local flora looks like during the winter season and how it varies throughout the year. Register >

Tiny Tots’ Tiny Trek

Saturday, February 20, 9:30-10:30am
Camarillo Grove Park
Join us on this family-fun hike made special for the little ones. It is a shorter, easy hike for young children to enjoy just before nap time. Ages: 5 and underaccompanied by parent/guardian. Register >

Classes

Bee My Valentine

Tuesday, February 9, 10-11am
Camarillo Grove Park
Your valentine will be buzzing with joy from your handcrafted, bee-inspired card! Learn easy ways to make Valentine’s Day cards and other sweet bee inspired crafts. Register >

You Rock!

Wednesday, February 17, 1-2:30pm
Camarillo Grove Park
We’ll get you rockin’ and rollin’ with paint and stones to create whatever your imagination can come up with! Make a little minion, bug, penguin, even flip flops by decorating some river rocks! Register >

Custom Group Activity Requests Available

If your school or organization would like to rent the Nature Center for a special event or arrange for a custom field trip, please contact Katlyn Simber-Clickener (805) 482-1996.

Hiking Trail Map