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YSI Summer Science Camp 2015

Register now to guarantee your spot!

Are you looking for a fun, educational and outdoor summer camp experience for your child? Look no further: The Youth Science Institute (YSI) is offering Summer Science Camps at our beautiful Vasona Lake County Park location in Los Gatos!

YSI is a non-profit organization that has been inspiring an enthusiasm for science and a love of learning in Santa Clara County for over 60 years. Let YSI help your child to discover, think, and learn in a natural environment away from the hustle and bustle of city life.

Our inquiry-based, hands-on, Summer Science Camps promote science and playful experiences that foster the development of important social skills. In addition to science, each camp incorporates hiking, games, arts & crafts, and free play.

YSI Summer Science Camp fills up fast. Register your Camper today. Simply click on the Register Now button to get started!

YSI Summer Science Camp 2015 Basic Information

What ages can attend YSI Summer Science Camp?

YSI's Summer Science Camps are weekly, half day camps that run from 9:00am -11:30am for our preschool and kindergarten camps, and from 9:00am-1:00pm for children entering 1st to entering 6th grade camps. There are early-drop-off and extended-camp options to meet your schedule needs!

All preschool campers must have a birth date before January 1, 2012 and be able to use the restroom independently.

Where and when is YSI Summer Science Camp?

All YSI Summer Science Camps are located in beautiful Vasona Lake County Park with new sessions starting weekly from June 8th through August 3rd.

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YSI Summer Science Camp 2015
schedule, descriptions, and pricing

YSI's Summer Science Camp Extensions
work with your busy schedule!

Camp Extensions

Camps Eligible




Early Drop Off

All Camps


Early Drop Off begins an hour before camp and provides children with supervised small, group play time in the YSI Learning Center. All campers are escorted to their day camp at 9:00am.

per week

Extended Morning Camp

Preschool &
Kindergarten Camps


Extended Morning Camp allows preschoolers and kindergarteners to extend their camp day!  Campers will have lunch with their instructors, enjoy structured games, listen to wonderful stories, and participate in arts & crafts that expand on the mornings activities. 

per week

Extended Day Camp

1st - 6th
Grade Camps


Extended Day Camp offers parents flexible pick up times, while providing a safe, creative environment for their children. Extended Day Camp is filled with structured activities, led by passionate instructors. YSI provides snacks daily for Extended Day Camp participants. Children must be picked up before 5:30.

per week

Be sure to take advantage of the
YSI Summer Science Camp 2015 discounts!

Multi-person Discount

5% OFF all camp weeks for the 2nd child registered plus all additional children also registered.
For Example: If you are signing up 4 children, the 1st child registered will have a full priced camp, & the following 3 registered will each have 5% off their camps!

Multi-session Discount

10% OFF 3rd week plus all additional weeks.
For Example:  If you are signing up your child for 4 (non sequential) weeks, then the first 2 weeks will be full priced camps, and the following 2 weeks will be 10% off!

Are you an IBM employee?  You may be eligible for special discounts!  Contact YSI for more information at 408-827-5507 or email us at ysicamp@gmail.com

Do you have more questions about YSI Summer Science Camp?

You can download the  Frequently Asked Questions guide below or you can contact:
Melissa Carine, YSI Summer Camp Manager at 408-827-5507 or email ysicamp@gmail.com

Remember YSI Summer Science Camp fills up fast! Register your Camper today at: https://campscui.active.com/orgs/YouthScienceInstitute

Or click on the Register Now button on this page!

We hope to see you at Summer Science Camp this year!

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Last Update:
March 28, 2015



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