Come experience one or more of our new single day intro programs to meet the Ventura Wild staff, discover a local wild place, and have some fun in the wild! You and your child can discover how we bring children into nature connection through creating space to just be a kid, facilitating child centered explorations, games, stories, and sharing skills.

ALSO visit our Family Program page for our Single Family Discovery Classes.

River Exploration

Jan. 8Mar. 19

Program Details

  • Date: Tuesday, January 8
    Date: Tuesday, March 19

  • Time: 9:00 – 11:30am

  • Ages: 4 – 5 (Parents are welcome to stay)
  • Location: Ventura River Preserve, Ojai

  • Fee: $25 per child (parents and ages 0-1 free)
  • Instructors: Sara MacCracken & Trudy Trudeau

Ventura River Adventure

Jan. 8Mar. 19

Program Details

  • Date: Tuesday, January 8
    Date: Tuesday, March 19

  • Time: 3:30 – 5:00pm

  • Ages: 6 – 10 (Parents are welcome to stay)
  • Location: Foster Park, Ventura

  • Fee: $20 per child (parents and ages 0-1 free)
  • Instructors: Amy Davis & Trudy Trudeau

Skills Day

Jan. 9Mar. 20

Program Details

  • Date: Tuesday, January 9
    Date: Tuesday, March 20

  • Time: 2:00 – 4:30pm

  • Ages: 8 – 12 (Parents are welcome to stay)
  • Location: Foster Park, Ventura

  • Fee: $25 per child (parents and ages 0-1 free)
  • Instructors: Heather King & Sara MacCracken

Nature of Ojai

Jan. 10Mar. 21

Program Details

  • Date: Thursday, January 10
    Date: Thursday, March 21

  • Time: 3:30 – 5:30pm

  • Ages: 6 – 10 (Parents are welcome to stay)
  • Location: Ventura River Preserve, Ojai

  • Fee: $20 per child (parents and ages 0-1 free)
  • Instructors: Amy Davis & Heather King

The Estuary

Jan. 10Mar. 21

Program Details

  • Date: Thursday, January 10
    Date: Thursday, March 21

  • Time: 10:00 – 1:30

  • Ages: 6 – 10 (Parents are welcome to stay)
  • Location: Surfer’s Point, Ventura

  • Fee: $25 per child (parents and ages 0-1 free)
  • Instructors: Sara MacCracken & Trudy Trudeau