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Summer Camp

06/11/2018 8:30 AM - 08/17/2018 4:30 PM

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Jun 11 - Aug 17, 2018

Ages 4 - 12
8:30am - 4:30pm
(Free aftercare until 5:30 pm)

Week 1 (Jun 11- 15) & 6 (Jul 16-20): Conservation Nation

Discover the world of wildlife conservation as campers learn about the many issues our animal friends face. Find out what we can do at home to help save the planet! Campers will make recycled paper, explore solar energy through hands-on science experiments and have plenty of time face to face with our animal friends!


Week 2 (Jun 18-22) & 7 (Jul 23-27): Wilderness Wonders

Dive into the great outdoors as campers discover all of the natural wonder we have right here in our own backyard! Campers will have plenty of nature play opportunities going on bug hunts, making natural crafts and planting in our native butterfly garden! Meet some of our native animals up-close and make friends while getting lost in the wilderness!


Week 3 (Jun 25-29) & 8 (Jul 30- Aug 3): Home Sweet Habitat

Let’s go on a journey around the world! Take a trip down under in Australia, swing through the trees in the Amazon, and survive a safari in Africa. Campers will learn about the different habitats of our planet and meet the astonishing animals that call these ecosystems home!


Week 4 (Jul 2- 6)* & 9 (Aug 6-10): Zoo Crew

Have you ever wondered what it was like to be a veterinarian at a Zoo!? What about a wildlife conservationist or a zookeeper? Learn about the many career choices for anyone that loves animals. Be ready to be put to work as we discover all the effort it takes to run an entire Zoo!

*No Camp July 4th


Week 5 (Jul 9-13) & 10 (Aug 13-17): Animal Artists

Let our amazing animals be your muse! Campers will study the many beautiful differences of animals and learn what adaptations help them thrive in their environments. Then put your artistic ability to the test as we explore different art mediums and come up with some creative animal art!

 

Specialty Camps: Ages 13-15 ONLY

Week 3 (Jun 25-29): Jr. Zookeepers

Campers will be fully emerged into the world of animal science. Working alongside our very own zookeepers here at the Zoo, see if you have what it takes to pursue this very challenging yet rewarding career path. Don’t worry, it won’t be all work and no play! Campers will also get a chance to meet our animal ambassadors and have plenty of time for fun around the Zoo!

 

Week 8 (Jul 30- Aug 3): Operation Enrichment

Campers will have the opportunity to get creative as they build an enrichment device for one of our animals! Study animal behavior and practice fieldwork skills as we observe the animals react to the enrichments we make! Campers will also get to meet with our Animal Behaviorist and Conservation and Research team. Campers get to meet our animal ambassadors and have fun around the Zoo, too!

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