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win a mod family sleepover of the future :: california academy of sciences
mod*tot + i had the most mod sleepover ever at penguins+pajamas at the california academy of sciences in golden gate park san francisco! the ecofriendly building is a masterpiece of modern architecture, with a living roof that reminds me of our beloved teletubbies. dinner at the academy cafe was heaven: organic food + mod orange eames chairs! then we toured the rainforest, said hello to claude the albino alligator, + flew through the universe learning about our "fragile planet" in the digital planetarium with @300 sleepover participants (a galapagos island is shaped like a sea horse). then mod*tot chose our comfortable camping spot near the penguins + we rolled out our sleeping bags, inflated our air mattress, got our pj's on + went for a bedtime snack + story about pierre the penguin. we were sooo lucky to sleep right by pierre + the penguins, because in the morning i was awoken by mod*tot whispering, "mama look at the penguins"... which woke up the people near us and they woke up the next + so on + soon everybody was awake + watching the penguins playing on the rocks + darting under the water. it was an unforgettable experience.
amazingly, breakfast + the whole next day admission + parking is included in the sleepover package too! so we breakfasted in our pajamas, trekked through the rainforest again to see the rare animals, birds + butterflies fully active, browsed the store science toys + books, took our stuff to our car + got mod*tot's scooter to whiz around golden gate park. we passed the japanese tea garden, ornate band shell stage, statues + art museum. we met a friend back at the academy for brunch, checked out the elegant reservation-only moss cafe downstairs + went through the aquarium + one more trek through the rainforest :)
by ~mod*mom~ at 21.7.10 Â©
That sounds amazing ... the perfect sleepover ever.
WOWW cooooool. Gotta go back this summer.
This sound is really good... :))
I'd love to bring our family but my son is only two and apparently the sleepover is for kids six and older. You are one lucky duck!
A great stay- cation. Wonderful resource
Great idea. Thank you.
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