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zootrooptoddlersFor Toddlers (18-36 months old)

Cost: Members: $65 / Non-Members: $80 (An adult must accompany child. No charge for accompanying adult.)

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I Spy...Our world is full of places to discover and explore, and our toddlers are doing just that! Join us for a four-week series as we explore our world by getting out into the Zoo, and looking up, down, and all around! You and your child will explore the outdoors, meeting animals who live in the water, underground, in the soil, and way up in the sky! Each week we will discover these animals through live encounters, Zoo hikes and dramatic and exploratory play, in our own Education backyard!
Steps
1. Discover the words we use to describe nature.
2. Identify animals and how they may be the same or different from one another.
3. Use our senses to explore our surroundings.
4. Develop a sense of wonder and curiosity about our world and friends.
Purpose
When I have finished this series, I will have discovered that animals can live up in
the sky, in the trees, or under the ground.

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Saturdays for 4 weeks
Saturdays: June 15, 22, 29, & July 6
9:30-10:15am or 11:00-11:45am

Animal Tales
Do you know what The Very Busy Spider was doing all day long? Can you imagine all the creatures that live In The Tall, Tall Grass? Have you ever asked, “Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What Do You Hear?” During this series, your Zoo Trooper will move and explore our world like the animals in our books through dramatic play, meeting animals in the classroom, and exploratory hikes through the Zoo!
Steps
1. Use our bodies and senses to explore nature.
2. Identify animals we see in books and make connections to our Zoo animals.
3. Work on fine and gross motor skills through program activities.
4. Make new friends by practicing communication, sharing, and caring.
Purpose
When I have finished this Zoo Troop adventure, I will have discovered that I can use
my body and senses to explore my world like animals do!
Saturdays for 4 weeks
Saturdays: July 20, 27, August 3, & 10
9:30-10:15am or 11:00-11:45am

zootroppprekFor Pre-Kindergarteners (ages 3-4 years old)

Cost: Members: $65 / Non-Members: $80 (An adult must accompany child. No charge for accompanying adult.)

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Art of Nature It’s time to use our creativity to explore the great outdoors! Come outside with us to create our own art projects and discover the fascinating art palette nature has to offer! Each week of our series we will meet animals face-to-face inside and around the Zoo, as we get hands-on with nature in our own backyard.
Steps
1. Discover how we can paint and play with nature.
2. Identify animals and how they may be the same or different from one another.
3. Use our senses to explore our surroundings.
4. Develop friendships and learn to share our space with them.
Purpose
When I have finished this Zoo Troop adventure, I will have fun playing and
discovering that I can create art with nature.

Dates: Saturdays for 4 weeks
Saturdays: June 15, 22, 29, & July 6
10:00-11:00am
Reading and RompingCan you hoot for mom like the Owl Babies? Are you as colorful as The Mixed Up Chameleon? Can you move your body like an animal From Head to Toe? Through animal encounters, hands-on activities, and exploring the Zoo, your Zoo Trooper will begin to understand how the animals in these books are connected to the animals in the world around us!
Steps
1. Discover how we can move and act like the animals in our stories.
2. Use observation skills to find the similarities and differences between the real
animals and the ones in our books.
3. Use our bodies and brains to explore the world around us.
4. Develop friendships and learn to share our space with animals and classmates.
Purpose
When I have finished this Zoo Troop series, I will have discovered the different
ways animals at the Zoo and the animals in books interact with each other and
their world.
Dates: Saturdays for 4 weeks
Saturdays: July 20, 27, August 3, & 10
10:00-11:00am

zootroopkindFor Kindergartners

Cost: Members: $70 / Non-Members: $85

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Zoo Troop will be back session for Kindergarten - Eighth Grade in September! Registration will begin in July. In the meantime, check out Summer Camp!

zootrop1or3For 1st-2nd Graders

Cost: Members: $70 / Non-Members: $85

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Zoo Troop will be back session for Kindergarten - Eighth Grade in September! Registration will begin in July. In the meantime, check out Summer Camp!

zootropfirstFor 3rd-4th Graders

Cost: Members: $70 / Non-Members: $85

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Zoo Troop will be back session for Kindergarten - Eighth Grade in September! Registration will begin in July. In the meantime, check out Summer Camp!

six8For 5th-6th Graders

Cost: Members: $75/ Non-Members: $90

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Zoo Troop will be back session for Kindergarten - Eighth Grade in September! Registration will begin in July. In the meantime, check out Summer Camp!

3For 7th-8th Graders

Cost: Members: $75 / Non-Members: $90

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Zoo Troop will be back session for Kindergarten - Eighth Grade in September! Registration will begin in July. In the meantime, check out Summer Camp!
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