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Zoo Camps

summer safari camp 2015

Join us for an exciting adventure as we explore the wonderful world of animals. Summer Safari camps offer children grades first through eighth up-close animal encounters, behind-the scenes adventures, crafts, games, zoo hikes and much more fun. Weekly sessions begin June 22, 2015.

choose from these exciting camps: stayin alive, artsy animals, the science of yuck, home sweet habitat, nature investigations, my amazing zoo, junior zoo keeper.

learn more about each camp and check the schedule here. 

Pricing:  $250/members & $300/non-members.

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early explorers kindergarten camp

Explore nature and the Zoo in an exciting, hands-on way. This half day introduction to camp includes fun and amazing animal encounters, crafts, games, learning activities, Zoo hikes, and more, all aimed at inspiring your young ones to love animals and the environment. Early Explorers is a half-day program for Kindergarten-aged children*.

*Kindergarten-aged are children entering into kindergarten in the fall of 2015. Participants cannot be younger than four.

Prices and Registration:  $150/members & $175/non-members.

Storybook Safari

Little ones, come take a journey with us through the eyes of storybook animals! Each day we will read different animal books and learn all about the animals in our stories. Through habitat explorations, hands-on discovery, thematic crafts, silly songs, animal encounters, Zoo hikes, and more, Early Explorers will love to learn and learn to love all of the animals at the Zoo. Offered: July 6-10, August 3-7

Animals Movin’ & Groovin’

Whether you hop, fly, swim or run this is sure to be a fun time to learn at the zoo. Spend the week discovering how animals move and maybe do some movin’ and groovin’ of your own! Each day Early Explorers will learn all about different animals with up-close animal encounters, behind-the scenes opportunities, crafts, games, and Zoo hikes. Offered: July 20-24, August 17-21

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For more information about Zoo Camp, email the Education Department or call 757.441.2374 (229).