Come to one session or all three! Winter Mini-Camp is a 5-hour program that focuses on the beauty and magic of nature. Students can choose to participate for 1, 2 or all 3 days exploring topics listed below. Through circle time, live animal visits, craft projects, songs, stories, learning stations, and Zoo tours with just enough time for lunch and a snack, students will be very busy exploring wildlife.
Animals Who Love Winter
Thursday, December 27, 2012
In the winter, much of our wildlife seems to disappear. Birds fly south, turtles hibernate, and bears den up for the winter. But many creatures love the cold and snow. Discover what it is that makes the Amur tigers go wild and how penguins and otters go sled riding without the sled. Who knows, maybe you'll love winter as much as they do!
Friday, December 28, 2012
Animals have amazing adaptations. Their survival depends on these adaptations. Come learn how bright colors, grasping tails and patterned scales help these animals in their own habitats. After all, there must be a good reason they look that way.
Saturday, December 29, 2012
Some of the most amazing athletes on the planet aren't found in the Olympics. Animals are capable of incredible feats! Cheetahs run at speeds up to 70 mph, kangaroos leap 40 feet in one bound, and one silverback gorilla has the strength of 6 men! Find out who's the biggest, fastest, longest, and strongest of them all. Test yourself and see how you compare to nature's champions.
**** Registered campers will need to bring this with them to class: Participation Form ****
Registration is closed.
Please note: there is a $2.25 convenience charge added to each ticket purchased.