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. T-shirt included. Call (510) 881-6747 for details.   Registration begins February 12, 2020 for residents of the district, and February 19, 2020 for non-residents .  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.  First time to visit Sulphur Creek? Here are the directions to our park.

First time registrant? 
Set up your account then use the links below or class numbers listed below to search for your desired activity on the registration page.

Polliwogs: Ages 3.5 - 5 years
A preschool day camp at Sulphur Creek.  Each camp is filled with crafts, stories, songs and games based on a different weekly theme. June and early July sessions will buddy up with Leadership camps. T-shirt included. Polliwogs must be toilet trained.

Register for Polliwogs and Download Safety Form

 Class #
 Age Weekdays
Time  Dates  Location Cost
3.5-5 years
Mon-Fri 9:00am-12:00pm 6/15-6/19 SCNC $175
3.5-5 years
Mon-Fri 9:00am-12:00pm 7/6-7/10 SCNC $175
13866 3.5-5 years
Mon-Fri 9:00am-12:00pm
7/27-7/31 SCNC

Grasshoppers: Ages 5 - 7 years
Learn about different animals every day, making friends, singing, playing and crafting along with our wildlife theme. T-shirt included.

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5-7 years Mon-Fri 9:30am-2:30pm 6/22-6/26* SCNC $240
13868 5-7 years Mon-Fri 9:30am-2:30pm 7/13-7/17
SCNC $240
13869 5-7 years
9:30am-2:30pm 7/20-7/24* SCNC $240
13870 5-7 years Mon-Fri ​9:30am-2:30pm

*Extended Care available. See "Afternoon Animal Explorers" information below.
Kids and Critter Care – Wildlife Basics 101: Ages 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.

Register for Kids & Critter Care Wildlife Basics 101 and Download Safety Form

13855 7-11 years Mon-Fri 9:30am-2:30pm 6/8-6/12 SCNC $240
13858 7-11 years Mon-Fri 9:30am-2:30pm 7/27-7/31
SCNC $240

Kids and Critter Care Leadership Camp: Ages 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.

Register for Kids & Critter Care Leadership and Download Safety Form

8-12 years Mon-Fri 9:00am-2:30pm ​6/15-6/19
SCNC $250
13860 8-12 years
Mon-Fri 9:00am-2:30pm
7/6-7/10 SCNC $250

Junior Biologist Camp: Ages 9-13 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 4th-9th grade

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13861 9-13 years Mon-Thur 9:30am-2:30pm 6/29-7/2
SCNC $237

Afternoon Animal Explorers: Ages 5-7 years
Join in the fun of finding critters that creep, crawl, slither and slime. This educational afternoon camp will get up close with snakes, slugs and even a tarantula. This camp can be used as after care for Grasshoppers Camp session numbers: 13867, 13869, and 13870. T-shirt included. 

Register for Afternoon Animal Explorers and Download Safety Form

5-7 years
Mon-Fri 2:30-5:30pm 6/22-6/26 SCNC $140
13863 5-7 years Mon-Fri 2:30-5:30pm 7/20-7/24 SCNC $140
5-7 years
Mon-Fri 2:30-5:30pm 8/3-8/7 SCNC $140