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February Critter Camp

Spend school break with animals!

February 16th & 19th-23rd
Preschool through 6th Grade
Daily sign ups available

Another school break… how can that be?
Parents are busy, and kids need things to do and see!
Whether your school calls it a district recess or closes for Presidents’ Day,
We have a camp where kids can meet animals, make crafts, and learn new games to play!
Sign up for each day or come to just one,
No matter what, your kids are sure to have fun!



Neighborhood: North Coastal

Helen Woodward Animal Center Education
6463 Helen Woodward Way
Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067

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Date & Time

Feb 16 - Feb 23, 2018
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Preschool: 9:00am-1:00pm & Kindergarten-6th grade: 9:00am-3:00pm. Extended care available.
Recurs every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday


Preschool $58/day & Kindergarten-6th grade $73/day


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