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19582
California

Kayaking & Wildlife: Cali’s Central Coast With Your Grandchild

Kayak alongside seals and otters, snack on snails and seaweed and climb secluded sand dunes as you explore the Central Coast with your grandchild.
Rating (5)
Program No. 19582RJ
Length
5 days
Starts at
1,099 / ADULT
799 / CHILD
California

Kayaking & Wildlife: Cali’s Central Coast With Your Grandchild

Kayak alongside seals and otters, snack on snails and seaweed and climb secluded sand dunes as you explore the Central Coast with your grandchild.
Length
5 days
Starts at
1,099 / ADULT
799 / CHILD
Program No. 19582 RJ
Prefer to enroll or inquire by phone? 800-454-5768
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Age 8 - 12
ROOMING OPTION PRICING
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DATES
Jun 21 – Jun 25, 2021
Per Adult
1,099
Per Child
799
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Jun 21 - Jun 25, 2021
1,099
/ Adult
799
/ Child
1,099
/ Adult
799
/ Child
1,449
/ Adult
799
/ Child
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Jul 19 – Jul 23, 2021
Per Adult
1,099
Per Child
799
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Jul 19 - Jul 23, 2021
1,099
/ Adult
799
/ Child
1,099
/ Adult
799
/ Child
1,449
/ Adult
799
/ Child
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At a Glance

Gather up your grandchild and whisk them away to California’s Central Coast, where sea stars soak in shallow tide pools and whiskered elephant seals sunbath on sandy beaches. Together you’ll explore a coastal forest, spotting butterflies and raptors and playing games among the trees. Paddle in a kayak along a quiet bay on the lookout for playful otter families and fishing herons. When the tide goes out, splash around in tide pools as you hunt for sea stars, limpets, chitons, hermit crabs and maybe even an octopus! On a hands-on seaside adventure, have some “wild” adventures you’ll never forget.
Activity Level
Outdoor: No Sweat
Hiking, walking up to two miles over mixed trails and paths, some rocky terrain. Kayak in stable ocean kayaks for up to two hours with frequent stops on calm, protected bay; no open ocean. Basic instruction provided. No experience necessary.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Paddle along in a kayak as harbor seals, otters and birds snack in peaceful Morro Bay.
  • Search for the molted fur of an elephant seal along a secluded beach as you watch these incredible animals wrestle in the waves.
  • Meet rehabilitated birds of prey up close and learn how falconry, an ancient hunting practice, is used today.

General Notes

For a comparable family adventure for all generations, check out "Explore, Paddle & Discover the Central Coast With Your Family" (#20971)!
Featured Expert
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Bruce Brown
Bruce Brown is a native Californian and received a Bachelor of Science degree in natural resource management from Cal Poly State University and has a master’s degree in marriage and family therapy. He taught outdoor education for nine years both locally and in the Sierra Nevada Mountains of northern California, and opened a children’s summer camp in his local area with the current camp director. At present, he is a licensed marriage and family counselor in Arroyo Grande and owns a small commercial orchid nursery. Bruce has traveled extensively and eight years ago, he and his wife took an around-the-world tour. Bruce is a mountain climber, having climbed Kilimanjaro in Africa and to the base camp of Mt. Everest. He is also an avid fisherman, enjoying both fresh and salt water fishing.

Please note: This expert may not be available for every date of this program.

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Chris is the Executive Director of Camp Ocean Pines in Cambria, California. A naturalist at heart, Chris is a regular workshop leader for the Association for Environmental and Outdoor Education (AEOE). As a consultant, Chris helped establish the California Regional Environmental Education Community (CREEC) Network. This state-wide communication network provides teachers with resources needed to increase the environmental literacy of California students. He has a passion for mentoring staff and is dedicated to developing in students a love for inquiry and nature.
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A California native who has lived in all three regions of the state, Susie settled on the Central Coast 30 years ago. She ran her own hazardous materials company for two decades and has been a college instructor in public speaking and a local expert at Hearst Castle. She has enjoyed extensive international travel, and had the opportunity to work overseas while raising her two children. Susie holds a BA in theater arts as well as an MBA.
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Bruce Brown View biography
Bruce Brown is a native Californian and received a Bachelor of Science degree in natural resource management from Cal Poly State University and has a master’s degree in marriage and family therapy. He taught outdoor education for nine years both locally and in the Sierra Nevada Mountains of northern California, and opened a children’s summer camp in his local area with the current camp director. At present, he is a licensed marriage and family counselor in Arroyo Grande and owns a small commercial orchid nursery. Bruce has traveled extensively and eight years ago, he and his wife took an around-the-world tour. Bruce is a mountain climber, having climbed Kilimanjaro in Africa and to the base camp of Mt. Everest. He is also an avid fisherman, enjoying both fresh and salt water fishing.





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