Tons of fun awaits you and your family in Santa Barbara. Head to Elings Park for a fun-filled day, feed a giraffe at the Santa Barbara Zoo, take a Santa Barbara Water Taxi along the waterfront, and see migrating Monarch butterflies at the Coronado Bu... see more »
Tons of fun awaits you and your family in Santa Barbara. Head to Elings Park for a fun-filled day, feed a giraffe at the Santa Barbara Zoo, take a Santa Barbara Water Taxi along the waterfront, and see migrating Monarch butterflies at the Coronado Butterfly Preserve. Search our online directory of summer camps in Santa Barbara to find the best camp for your child.
Exciting camp opportunities await at Elings Park, with so many engaging activities to choose from like like tag, relay races, basketball and soccer drills, BMX riding, tennis lacrosse and much more! All aspects of camp are meant to keep your child active and moving. Theater Camp is available for actors and actresses that will play improvisation games, learn vocal range, and enhance their acting skills. To learn more about all of their unique summer options, click here.
Visit your favorite animals at the Santa Barbara Zoo, and participate in one of the many activities it has to offer. Feed a giraffe right from your hand, see a show all about dinosaurs, or hop aboard the Zoo Train. After a visit with the animals, scale the climbing wall, or play on the creature-themed playground. Aspiring zookeepers can even register for a behind-the-scenes experience or a special educational program.
Take a cruise on the waterfront at Santa Barbara Water Taxi. Hop aboard a daytime tour on Lil’ Toot, a cheerful yellow boat, for a ride filed with fun, great views, and interesting facts. Spot animals and sea life, like seals and pelicans, and learn about Santa Barbara’s Harbor and the history of the city from Lil’ Toot’s knowledgeable captain and crew.
Immerse yourself in nature at the Coronado Butterfly Preserve. Take a relaxing stroll on the trails, and enjoy the natural landscape of the woodlands, meadows, and ocean. In the winter, keep an eye out for the thousands of Monarch butterflies, and watch as they flutter between eucalyptus trees. Nature lovers will leave satisfied after a visit to the preserve.
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