Ongoing Events

Your Choice! Weekend Rock Climbing Near Yosemite National Park or in Pinnacles National Park for Fall 2019.

This fall, spend a weekend outdoor rock climbing just outside of Yosemite National Park (Climber’s Paradise) (August, September, October, November or December) or at beautiful Pinnacles National Park near Hollister, CA (October, November or December).

YOSEMITE CLIMBING TRIPS
ALL IN OPTION: Stay inside the park at Yosemite West in your choice of 1 of 2 classic vacation rentals for Friday & Saturday nights (3 bed/2 bath and 2 bed/2 bath available). Our Climbing Program Directors, Erik Griffith and Haley Briscoe, will meet you and your family at your personalized climbing level(s) for Saturday and Sunday morning climbing sessions from 9AM-1PM. Limited to 8 people.
CLIMB ONLY: Our Climbing Program Directors, Erik Griffith and Haley Briscoe, will meet you and your family at your personalized climbing level(s) for Saturday and Sunday morning climbing sessions from 9AM-1PM. Limited to 8 people.
Note: During the summer we run kids’ climbing weeks in Yosemite, and can arrange a weekend climbing trip for your kids and their friends (no parents necessary). Send us an email for more details.

PINNACLES CLIMBING TRIPS
CLIMB ONLY: Our Climbing Program Directors, Erik Griffith and Haley Briscoe, will meet you and your family at your personalized climbing level(s) for Saturday and Sunday morning climbing sessions from 9AM-1PM. Limited to 8 people.

Learn the dynamic sport of rock climbing in a relaxed and beautiful atmosphere. Needless to say, we are experts at making sure the kids are fully engaged - the adults will be too! We are insured and have a flawless safety record.

Details: These are semi-private outings with a maximum 4 to 1 client to guide ratio (usually better) with a maximum of 8 participants to allow for individualized instruction. Recommended for adults and adults with children in Grade 3 and older.
Instructors: AMGA certified and experienced guides.
Equipment: All climbing gear provided, including personal gear (helmets, harnesses and shoes).
Fall 2019 dates:
Yosemite Sep 7-8, Sep 14-15, Sep 21-22, Sep 28-29, Oct 5-6, Oct 12-13, Oct 19-20, Oct 26-27, Nov 2-3, Nov 9-10, Nov 16-17, Nov 23-24, Nov 30-Dec 1, Dec 7-8 and 14-15. Pinnacles Oct 5-6, Oct 12-13, Oct 19-20, Oct 26-27, Nov 2-3, Nov 9-10, Nov 16-17, Nov 23-24, Nov 30-Dec 1, Dec 7-8 and 14-15.
Where:
Yosemite National Park Area (Stanislaus National Forest and/or Sierra National Forest Climbing Sites), average 4.5 hour drive from most places in the Bay Area.
Pinnacles National Park, average 2.5 hour drive from most places in the Bay Area.
Accommodations and other info about Yosemite: Click on this link.
Accommodations and other info about Pinnacles: Click on this link.
Cost:
Yosemite ALL IN:
$3000 total for first 4 people, $300 each additional person up to 8.
Yosemite CLIMB ONLY:
$1800 total for the first 4 people, $300 each additional person up to 8 covers instruction and equipment for Saturday and Sunday. To book, contact us at info@maringreenplay.com.
Pinnacles CLIMB ONLY: $1800 total for the first 4 people, $300 each additional person up to 8 covers instruction and equipment for Saturday and Sunday. To book, contact us at info@maringreenplay.com.


Airbnb Kayaking and Tidepooling Experiences for Fall 2019

MarinGreenPlay is proud to be an Airbnb Experience Host!  Now offering kayaking and tidepooling experiences for adults and families through Airbnb's Experience Program.  More information here:  http://bit.ly/2mDyGHChttp://bit.ly/2F7p7dz


Past Events

Weekend Rock Climbing in Pinnacles National Park for Fall 2018.


Earth Day 2018 at Samuel P. Taylor State Park, Saturday, April 21, 2018, 9AM-1PM
Sponsored by California State Parks, Marin GreenPlay, California Native Plant Society, Marin Chapter & SPAWN (Salmon Protection and Watershed Network)

Please bring a picnic lunch and join us to celebrate Earth Day for a hike with CNPS experts, creek walk by SPAWN naturalists, and games and activities for the kids by Marin GreenPlay guides.  Free event for all ages.

Meet at the Group Picnic Area - 8889 Sir Francis Drake Blvd., Lagunitas, CA  94938 - and bring a picnic lunch and water!  
For more information and to RSVP, email us at info@maringreenplay.com


Native Plant Day at Samuel P. Taylor State Park, Saturday, April 22, 2017, 10AM-2PM
Sponsored by California State Parks, Marin GreenPlay, California Native Plant Society, Marin Chapter & SPAWN (Salmon Protection and Watershed Network)

Please bring a picnic lunch and join us to celebrate Native Plant Week for a hike with CNPS experts, creek walk by SPAWN naturalists, and games and activities for the kids by Marin GreenPlay guides.  Free event for all ages.

Meet at the Group Picnic Area - 8889 Sir Francis Drake Blvd., Lagunitas, CA  94938 - and bring a picnic lunch and water!  
For more information and to RSVP, email Charlotte Torgovitsky at torgovitsky@comcast.net


Buckeyes for Butterflies Event:  Saturday, November 5, 2016, 10AM-2PM at the SPAWN Native Plant Nursery
Sponsored by Marin GreenPlay, California Native Plant Society, Marin Chapter & SPAWN (Salmon Protection and Watershed Network)

Please join us for a hands-on opportunity for families to become familiar with California's largest seed and learn how to grow it into a tree that supports our local ecosystems.  Activities will include an educational talk by Charlotte Torgovitsky of CNPS about the role the native California Buckeye tree plays in the streamside ecosystem, nature hike and harvesting buckeye seeds from the Lagunitas Creek watershed, and then potting them in the SPAWN Native Plant Nursery for later use in native plant restoration projects.  Kids can play a special game involving these seeds, and all attendees can take home a potted seed for planting in your home garden.

Meet at the SPAWN Native Plant Nursery - 9255 Sir Francis Drake Blvd., Lagunitas, CA  94938 (map) - and bring a lunch and water!  
For more information and to RSVP email, Audrey Fusco at audrey@tirn.net