Time: 10:30 a.m. - noon
(Registration closes one week prior to event date)
2019 Dates and Topics:
January 8 – Turtles and other Reptiles
Discover why some turtles are having a tough time surviving and how all reptiles play an important role in our ecosystem. This program will take place in the Jungle Lab inside The RainForest.
February 12 – Locomotion
The way an animal moves plays a part in how they survive. This program will meet in the Windows on the World room of the Reinberger Education Building.
March 12 – Animal Defenses
We'll discover how animals use adaptation to help them in the wild!
April 9 – Nutrition
Find out if the saying "you are what you eat" is also true for animals.
September 10 – Gorillas
Gorillas are very strong, interesting animals. Find out more about them and how you can help gorillas in the wild. Participants should dress for the weather and be prepared to walk.
October 8 – Do Bears have Spectacles?
We’ll learn about a special group of bears and how the Zoo is helping them in the wild. We'll also create a bear of your own! There is an additional cost of $9 per child per bear to participate on this date.
November 12 – All About Birds of Prey
This is a very diverse group of animals with interesting methods of survival.
December 10 – Enrichment for Our Animals
Learn about the createive ways we enrich the lives of our Zoo animals. This program will take place in the Jungle Lab inside The RainForest.