Sequoia Park Zoo Announces Wild Summer Camps & Campouts for Kids
MAY 22, 2012 —Sequoia Park Zoo is offering an expanded program of kids educational activities this summer, with something for everyone between the ages of five and 12.
ZooSnooze will give families the opportunity to experience the Zoo like never before. Participants will take a night hike in the forest to learn about nocturnal animals, return to the zoo for supper and storytelling around the campfire, and camp out overnight inside the Zoo. In the morning, families will enjoy breakfast with the primates—an experience not to be missed!
- Junior ZooSnooze on June 22—sold out!
- Family ZooSnooze—August 25, 6 p.m. to 9 a.m. the next day
Junior Zookeepers, for eight to 12 year-olds, offer opportunities for older kids to explore the animal kingdom at a greater depth.
- Watershed Heroes— July 9-13, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Participants will help to design the new Watershed Heroes exhibit that will feature river otter, bald eagle and salmon. They’ll also learn more about animals that depend on water and their amazing super powers.
- Pampering the Primates-- July 23-27, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Explore the world of primates and make enrichment treats for the Zoo’s primate ambassadors.
- Forest Explorers-- July 23-27, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Make special treats for the Zoo’s forest friends and participate in the Forest Explorers treasure hunt!
- Animal Detectives-- August 6-10, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Explore animal evidence and help solve some perplexing animal mysteries, puzzles and riddles. Participate in the first ever "whodunit” mystery game at the Zoo.
- From Dinosaurs to Dodos-- August 6-10, 1p.m to 4 p.m.
Spend the week cracking open the mysteries of dinosaurs, reptiles and birds from the past and present.
- Watershed Heroes—July 16-20, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Explore the world of animals that depend on water and their amazing super powers.
- Redwood Rascals-- July 30- August 3, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Meet the animals that live in the redwood forest and discover the hidden wonders of Sequoia Park.
- Cunning Carnivores—August 13-17, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Spend the week exploring the behaviors of cunning carnivores.
To learn more about how your kids can explore aspects of animal life only possible in the safe and secure environment of our conservation-focused Sequoia Park Zoo, call Education Coordinator Amber Neilson at (707) 441 4217 or email email@example.com.
Sequoia Park Zoo connects the community with animals to inspire wonder, understanding and conservation of wildlife and the natural world. The Zoo is located at 3414 W St. in Eureka.
Contact: Amber Neilson, Zoo Education Coordinator
Phone: (707) 441-4217
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