Wildlife Camp

Spend camp with the critters! At Wildlife Camp get close to animals like owls, opossums, and snakes in our serene park. Connect with nature in a fun, highly-interactive and curriculum-based program. Each week has a special theme, packed with games, crafts, hikes, and animals.Snacks and T-shirt and included. Call (510) 881-6747 for details.   Registration begins February 19th for residents of the district.  Campers can be registered online or in person at the District Office (1099 E Street, Hayward, CA).  See our Volunteer page for information about your teenager applying to be a Wildlife Camp Counselor.  Print Directions to our park.

First time registrant? 
Call the H.A.R.D. district office at (510) 881-6700 to set up an account for online registration.  Once your account is created, visit our registration page and search for the program using the barcodes or class numbers listed below. 

You can also browse a variety of other course offerings from H.A.R.D. on this site.



Check back next Spring for Wildlife Camp 2017 details!



Polliwogs - 3.5 - 5 years
A Preschool day camp at Sulphur Creek. Polliwogs must be age 3.5 years by June 19, 2017 and toilet trained.  Each week has a different theme that is based on wildlife and full of fun!  One session of Polliwog Camp will be our special "Buddy Week".  Campers will explore the park with older buddies from the Kids & Critter Care Leadership Camp.

Grasshoppers - 5 - 7 years
Come explore the diversity of wildlife in our Grasshoppers Wildlife Camp.  Each week has a fun, interactive and unique theme.

Barn Owls -  7 - 9 years
Enjoy our “Adaptation Exploration” week Come learn how animals adapt to their environments - from playing dead to amazing camouflage and even making some seriously stinky smells!    
            
Kids and Critter Care – Wildlife Basics 101 - 7-11 years
Do you want to help save local wildlife? Get a behind-the-scenes look at how to care for injured animals. Discover how you can help create a safe environment that they will want to call home.

Kids and Critter Care Leadership Camp - 9-12 years

Wildlife 101 with a twist, learn all about wildlife care while practicing leadership skills. Junior leaders will work side by side with younger campers; presenting animals, teaching about nature and leading by example.

Junior Biologist Camp - 10-14 years

Spend 4 days this summer learning the ins and outs of Biology! Get a chance to dissect plants and animals while exploring how they all work together to form an ecosystem. Curriculum designed for students entering 6th -9th grade.