Zoo Insider: Cold Climates
Zoo Insider is a program that aims to give teens an inside look at what it’s like to work in a zoo while being fun and interactive. Each session will have an in-depth focus on one of the many careers available in the zoo field.
During Zoo Insider: Cold Climates, take the plunge and discover the amazing ways animals survive in the cold. Learn about the adaptations animals have to succeed in frigid conditions, and discover the ways you can protect these specialized species. It’s so much more than snow and tell!
The class is rain or shine and time will be spent outside, so please dress appropriately.
Middle and high school students aged 13 to 18
$25 per session
Saturday, December 15 from 1 pm to 4 pm
Nature’s Buddies: Shapes of Nature – Winter
Engage your child’s wonder and curiosity about nature in this three-part series. Learn to guide your preschooler in nature play through exciting hands-on learning experiences at the zoo that can be incorporated into nature play at home.
During Nature’s Buddies: The Shape of Nature – Winter, we will explore nature’s whimsical forms. Join us as we investigate what makes each snowflake unique, where spirals exist in nature, and much more. There’s snow way you will want to miss this class! You will even meet a zoo animal at each class!
Grown-ups must come ready to play. Class is rain or shine and considerable time is spent outside, so please dress appropriately.
To ensure a fun, interactive learning experience, class size is limited to 10 child/adult pairs. Registration is for ONE child (Aged 2 through PreK) and ONE adult for all three classes in the series.
$40 for series, Members receive 10% off*
*Members must register for the site/login to receive benefit.
2 & 3 year-olds
Thursday Series: 9 a.m. – 10 a.m. on January 3, 10, 17
3-year-olds through PreK
Thursday Series: 11 a.m. – Noon on January 3, 10, 17
Saturday Series: 10 a.m. – 11 a.m. on January 5, 12, 19
Nature’s Grand Adventures
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Share the wonder of nature with your grandchild in this choose-your-own-adventure style series! Grandparents and grandkids will rediscover nature in a way that brings old-school exploration together with today’s tech. Adventurers will enjoy hands-on learning experiences at the zoo while choosing which path their journey will take next.
Everyone must come ready to play. Class is rain or shine and considerable time is spent outside, so please dress appropriately.
To ensure a fun, interactive learning experience, class size is limited to 8 child/adult pairs. Registration is for one grandchild and one grandparent for all three classes in the series.
Grandchildren must be 5-12 years old. Grandparents can be any age!
$40 for non-members, 10% off for zoo members.
Members must register/sign in to receive the discount. Discount will show in the shopping cart.