Adult Safari Camp: Roots & Scutes

April 25, 2020

Date/Time
April 25, 2020
9:30 am - 3:00 pm

Location
The Virginia Zoo


Who says the kids get to have all the fun? Join us for our adults-only Safari Camp programs at the Virginia Zoo! Meet animal ambassadors, venture behind the scenes, and  learn from our experts about conservation efforts at the Zoo and around the world. See camp listings for details on daily activities. We’ll see you at camp!

Adult Safari Camp is for participants aged 18+.

Adult Safari Camps run from 9:30 am – 3:00 pm daily. Check in starts at 9:15 am. Fee includes a Safari Camp t-shirt and Zoo admission following the program. The program includes a 30-minute lunch break. Participants may bring their own lunches or purchase food at our African Village Café or Beastro. All participants are encouraged to bring a reusable water bottle. Closed-toe shoes are required for entering behind the scenes areas.

Adult Safari Camps are active programs. Daily activities incorporate walking through Zoo trails and standing for extended periods of time. Some activities may include bending or lifting. If you have concerns about whether Adult Safari Camp is a good fit for you, contact the Safari Camp Coordinator.

CAMP TRACKS:

Roots and Scutes: Horticulture and Sustainability

Calling All Green Thumbs! Dive into the lush world of Zoological Horticulture. Branch out and get your hands dirty as “campers” discover the many ways our flora support our fauna. Enjoy animal interactions and behind the scenes experiences, and unearth the tools to promote sustainability in your own home!

CAMP EXPERIENCES:
  • Guided hike through the Zoo
  • Behind the scenes experience
  • Meet and greet with program animal ambassadors
  • Interactive conservation presentations
  • Hands-on activities
SESSION:

Saturday, April 25

COST:

One day: $80/members and $100/non-members.

REGISTRATION: