Winter & Spring Family Programs in the Marin Headlands from NatureBridge

January 9, 2018

NatureBridge, which organizes Coastal Camp, a summer day camp for kids in kindergarten through ninth grade, also offers organized family programs at the Marin Headlands. Monthly programs include night hikes, campfires, and more. Here's what NatureBridge has to offer for families this fall and winter.

Evening programs feature an educator-led hike in the Marin Headlands followed by fun around the campfire including s'more roasting, campfire skits, and fun sing-alongs. Visit www.naturebridge.org or call (415) 332-5771 for more information and to register for programs, which often sell out way in advance.

Oceans Aglow: Family Night Hike and Campfire
January 27, 5:30–8 pm

Discover the amazing natural phenomenon of bioluminescence. Hike out to Rodeo Beach and explore the sands for twinkling plankton. Cost: $15 per person. Register here.

The Moon and Stars: Astronomy Hike & Campfire
February 24, 5:30–8 pm

Use binoculars, a spotting scope, and telescopes as we study the face of the moon and learn more about constellations and the night sky followed by a campfire including s'more roasting, campfire skits and fun sing alongs! Cost: $15 per person. Register here.

Headlands Nightlife: Family Night Hike & Campfire
March 17, 6–8:30 pm

Explore the mysterious lifestyle of nocturnal animals that start their day just as you're going to bed! Learn about special adaptations that allow owls, bats and other nighttime critters to hunt by moonlight followed by a campfire including s'more roasting, campfire skits and fun sing-alongs! Cost: $15 per person. Register here.

Art at Sunset: Family Night Hike & Campfire
April 7, 6–8:30 pm

You and your family will hike to a beautiful vista and make gorgeous, two-dimensional art pieces to remember your evening. NatureBridge will provide the art supplies. After the hike, gather around the campfire for skits, songs and s'mores! Recommended for kids in grades 3–6. Cost: $15 per person. Register here.

Headlands Nightlife: Family Night Hike & Campfire
May 19, 6–8:30 pm

Explore the mysterious lifestyle of nocturnal animals that start their day just as you're going to bed! Learn about special adaptations that allow owls, bats and other nighttime critters to hunt by moonlight. After the hike, gather around the campfire for skits, songs and s'mores! Cost: $15 per person. Register here.