Upcoming Events

August Programs
08/01/2014 - 08/31/2014


21700 Little Basin Road, Boulder Creek, CA 95006

Located off Highway 236. Turn left on Little Basin Rd. go 1.6 miles to the campground.

All programs are provided by the Web of Life Field School, www.WOLFSchool.org.

Visit our facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WebOfLifeFieldSchool or:  https://www.facebook.com/LittleBasinCabinsAndCampground

Contact us to ask about our naturalists for hire program to provide a special program for your family or group at program [at] wolfschool [dot] org (program [at] wolfschool [dot] org) or call 831-338-8018.

All day programs meet at the Nature Fun Zone

All evening programs meet at the campfire ring 

Free Public Programs:

Tanbark Loop Guided Hike

Fridays August 1st, 8th, 15th & 29th, and Saturdays August 2nd, 9th, 16th, and 30th at 9:00am

Hike a beautiful trail around the basin and learn about the wide variety of flora and fauna here in the Santa Cruz Mountains. This is a moderate hike of about 2 miles round trip. Bring water to drink.


Junior Rangers

Thursdays August 7th & 14th, All Fridays in August, and Saturdays August 2nd, 9th, 16th, and 30th at 3:00pm

All Sundays in August at 10:00am

Discover the fascinating secrets of the forest. Explore nature, practice outdoor skills, and play games as you learn about plants, animals, geology, and more. This kids-only, one-hour program is for kids ages 7-12 only (sorry parents). Please register your child 15 minutes in advance, and be sure your child is dressed for active play in the outdoors.


Little Basin Nature Club

Thursdays August 7th & 14th, All Fridays in August, and Saturdays August 2nd, 9th, 16th, and 30th at 4:30pm

All Sundays in August at 9:00am

This fun program is designed for children ages 3-6 and their families. Read, sing, pretend, play, and explore! This half-hour program introduces youngsters to the wonders of the redwood forest.


Campfires at Little Basin

Thursdays August 7th & 14th, and All Fridays and Saturdays in August at 7:00pm

Come learn about Little Basin’s unique history, natural environment, and culture. Be ready to sing some fun songs and hear some interesting facts about Little Basin.


Night Hike and Astronomy

All Fridays and Saturdays in August at 8:30pm

Explore the other half of the 24 hour cycle of life on a hike around Little Basin at Night. Use your senses to discover owls, coyotes, frogs, and other nocturnal creatures that call Little Basin home.  We will also get a breathtaking view of the stars from Little Basin and talk about the planets and seasonal constellations that we can see.  Weather permitting.


Paid Private Programs:

Naturalist For Hire! $25 per hour

Book in advance by calling (831) 338-8018 or emailing Program [at] wolfschool [dot] org (Program [at] wolfschool [dot] org),

or when you arrive at check in. First come first served.

See, enjoy, and understand more about the environment and the flora and fauna that inhabit it with a professional naturalist to guide you!  Customized adventures are designed around your personal requests.  Take a guided day hike in Little Basin or Big Basin, or create a themed program on ecology, plants, animals, Native Americans, astronomy, and more!