Wild Workshops For Kids – Spring Registration Begins

JrZookeepersLearningAboutStormwaterPollutionPrevention2 by AmberNeilsonMarch 5, 2014 —Sequoia Park Zoo is once again offering an exciting line-up of educational programs this spring, with something for everyone between ages five and eleven. Zoofari Adventures Wild Workshops for Kids provide a unique experience where children can explore the natural world while developing a closer understanding of animals.

“Zoo camps and workshops inspire children’s inner zookeeper and set them on course for a lifelong love of wildlife and conservation,” said Amber Neilson, the Zoo’s Education and Operations Supervisor. “Some of our staff today are graduates of Sequoia Park Zoo’s education programs.”

CubClubTurtleTrainingZookeeperElisa byAmberNeilsonCub Club, for five to seven year olds, offers a series of one-day themed camps that give children the opportunity to explore the world of animals through hands-on activities, theater, stories, games, and art projects. Each camp runs from 9 a.m. to noon and costs $25 per child.Current classes include:

  • Crafty Canines – Saturday, April 12
  • Funky Monkeys – Saturday, May 10
  • Silly Snakes and Salamanders – Saturday, June 14

Junior Zookeepers, for eight to 11 year-olds, offer older kids the opportunity to explore the animal kingdom at a greater depth.Springtime Spectacular is a four-day camp that celebrates animals and Spring with games and activities that explore the world of insects, amphibians, birds, and mammals– plus sneak previews of the latest developments in the Watershed Heroes exhibit. Springtime Spectacular runs Tuesday, April 15- Friday April 18, 9 a.m. to noon, and costs $70 per child.

And don’t forget to add these upcoming family events at the Zoo to your calendar:

Spring workshops registration is currently open. Summer Camp registration begins April 1. Learn more about the zoo’s education programs or download a brochure here.

For more information:

Contact: Amber Neilson, Education and Operations Supervisor
Phone: 707-441-4263
E-mail: ten.o1419036608ozkra1419036608paiou1419036608qes@n1419036608oitac1419036608ude1419036608

Visit

Open Today from 10am to 5pm

Adults: $5.75

Children (3-12): $3.75

Seniors (60+): $4.75

Children under 3: Free

Zoo Members: Free

Directions

Events & Classes

Jan
14
Wed
2015
7:00 pm Free Conservation Lecture
Free Conservation Lecture
Jan 14 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Free Conservation Lecture
“Rat Poisons and their Impacts on Wildlife: what we know, don’t know, and alternatives”  by Dr. Mourad Gabriel, Ph.D, Integral Ecology Research Center, Ecologist & [...]
Feb
11
Wed
2015
7:00 pm Free Conservation Lecture
Free Conservation Lecture
Feb 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Free Conservation Lecture
“Imperiled Fishers in the Pacific Northwest”  by Sean Matthews, Ph.D., Wildlife Conservation Society, Klamath Landscape Coordinator   The fisher, known to science as Pekania pennanti, [...]

View Calendar

OUR MISSION: Sequoia Park Zoo inspires conservation of the natural world by instilling wonder, respect and passion for wildlife.