WYP School Day and After School Programs

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We're running in-person programs for school year 2020/21 with COVID-19 protocols approved by Santa Barbara County Public Health.  Most participants attend one day a week.  Here's where you can review our COVID Program Plan and  Caregiver Protocols.

Fall 2021 Sessions: August 23-December 17th (WYP runs through most holidays, except Labor Day)

We will begin registration for our fall programming in late June or early July.  Be sure you are on our mailing list to receive updates about fall registration.

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School Year Details: Spring 2021

Spring Session: March 29th- May 28th (WYP runs through most holidays, except Memorial Day)

We are currently working to fill open spots for Spring session from our waitlists. Please join our waitlists for Spring 2021 if you are interested in participating. We will be in touch if a spot becomes available.

Meet up schedule for Spring Field Days here.

Woolly Bears 2.5-5 Meets 4x per week, must attend at least 2 days 9AM-1PM Learn More
Chickadees 3-5 Preschool age program, meets at one location 9AM-1PM Learn More
Towhees Grades K-2 After school 3PM-6PM Learn More
Bluebirds Grades 3-5 After school 3:00-6:00 Learn More
Herons Grades 6-8 After school for female identifying teens 3PM-6PM Learn More
Scrub Jays Grades 6-8 After school for male identifying teens 3PM-6PM Learn More
Tiburones Grades 9-12 After school for high school students 3:00-6:30PM Learn More
Mockingbirds 6-12 Weekly daytime program, meets at various locations 9AM-1PM Learn More

Woolly Bears

Ages: 2.5-5
Meets 4x per week, must attend at least 2 days
9AM - 1PM
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Chickadees

Ages: 3-5
Preschool age program: meets at one location
9AM - 1PM
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Towhees

Grades K-2
Meets at one location and explores nearby nature
3PM-6PM
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Bluebirds

Grades 3-5
Meets at one location and explores nearby nature
3PM-6PM
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Herons

Grades 6-8
After school program for female-identifying teens
3PM-6PM
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Scrub Jays

Grades 6-8
After school program for male-identifying teens
3PM-6PM
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Tiburones

Grades 9-12
After school program for high school teens
3PM-6:30PM
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Mockingbirds

Ages: 6-12
WYP's daytime program for school age/ home school participants
9AM-1PM
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Want to know more about what we do at WYP?

Our favorite words to hear from your children are... "That was the best day ever!" And we hear that a lot. 

Check out our Parent Resources to read more about program days with WYP. Find out more about how we offer tiered scholarships to make sure every child can participate.

WYP programs provide fun, adventure, and learning outoors

  • Circle of Thanksgiving—Sharing words of gratitude
  • Awareness Games—Scout skills, blindfolded drum stalk, camouflage, animal forms, and more
  • Wandering—Outdoor exploring nature
  • Storytelling—Telling stories with words, journaling, acting
  • Art of questioning—The answer always leads to more questions…
  • Sit Spot—Knowledge of place, quiet reflection, observation and experience
  • Crafts & Skills—Learn fire by friction, cordage,
    tracking, archery and more while building relationships with materials from nature
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Adventure, Learning, Play, Joy and time in Nature are waiting for you. Our professional mentors believe in helping kids play and grow while gaining new skills. Sign up for WYP and support your child in growing smarter, healthier and happier.