SUMMER ADVENTURE CAMPS
SUMMER CAMP IS FILLING UP FAST! BE SURE TO REGISTER YOUR CHILD SOON!
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The Zoo is excited to offer 6 weeks of FULL day camps this summer for kids aged 6-12. Days will begin at 9am and end at 3pm. With 6 exciting themes to choose from, campers will be busy exploring the animal kingdom through stories, games, interactive play and lots of live animal encounters. To contact the education department with questions please call 368-9137, or e-mail email@example.com. Payment is due at the time of registration. Spaces are available on a first come-first serve basis until camps are full.
Cost: Non-member: $150 Member: $125
Checks can be made out to Topeka Zoo and sent to:
635 SW Gage Blvd
Topeka, KS 66606
June 3-7, Survivor Adventure Week, OPEN
If you got dropped into the middle of the wilderness, could you survive? At survivor adventure camp, campers will learn basic survival skills in a fun and exciting hands-on way, while learning about the animals they may encounter. We will also learn about the first Americans of this area, the true experts at surviving in the wilderness, and explore their amazing survival expertise.
June 10-14, Birds Of A Feather, OPEN
Birds of a feather flock together, or do they? Why do birds sing? Do birds dance? Who builds the biggest nest? Find the answer to these questions and more as we meet birds from all over the world. From tropical rain forests, to birds of prey, to the birds of our very own backyards, experience this very hands on world of bird exploration at Birds of a Feather camp!
June 17-21, Animal Wonders, OPEN
The animal kingdom is full of wonders. Some can migrate tens of thousands of miles, some can shoot boiling hot liquids at you, and others can lift 200 times their own body weight! From migration, to pollination, to locomotion, find out more about the great diversity of our incredible animal world as we explore the mysterious animal wonders of our planet.
June 24-28, Myth Busters, OPEN
Are bats really blind? Can porcupines really shoot their quills at you? What makes a volcano explode? Find out as we debunk myths as we dive into science and meet some of the most interesting and misunderstood animals in the animal kingdom.
NO CAMP WEEK OF JULY 1ST
July 8-12, Earth, Wind and Water!ALMOST FULL, please contact the education department before registering. (785) 368-9137
As far as we know, the Earth is the only place in the universe that can sustain life as we know it, and the diversity of life on earth is truly incredible. For this week, campers will explore the ingredients that make life possible while discovering the many types of ecosystems supported by those ingredients including the animals who specialize in living in those places. Get ready to get dirty, windblown and even a little wet!
July 15-19, Journey to the Jungle,OPEN
Grab a vine and swing around the world in search of rainforests during our journey to the jungle. We will learn about the plants and animals that call this lush forest home and why it is the most diverse eco-system on the planet. Join us for our final summer adventure!
UPDATED 20 MAY 2013