5th Grade Zoo SnooZzzz

By reservation from Friday at 5:00 p.m. to Saturday at 9:00 a.m.
(Other days may be available on request.)

This special overnight program is designed for 5th grade groups of 15 to 30 students and a 1 to 3 chaperones. (The preferred ratio is 1 chaperone : 10 students.) Participants sleep in tents or inside the Education Center, depending on weather. Activities include an investigation of native wildlife and going behind the scenes as a zookeeper.

Schedule

Day 1

  • 5:00 p.m. – Arrive at Education Building (3101 Avenue of the Chiefs) and set up tents
  • 5:30 p.m. – Animal Ecology lesson and Behind-the-Scenes tour
  • 6:15 p.m. – Predator/prey activity
  • 7:00 p.m. – Snack break
  • 7:30 p.m. – Night hike (learn about nocturnal animal adaptations)
  • 8:15 p.m. – Movie
  • 9:45 p.m. – Bedtime

Day 2

  • 7:00 a.m. – Wake up and pack
  • 7:30 a.m. – Breakfast
  • 8:00 a.m. – Animal training demonstration with zookeepers and live animal encounters
  • 9:00 a.m. – Depart

COST
$25.00, student
$15.00, chaperone
FREE, teacher

 

 

For more information or to make a reservation for a Zoo SnooZzzz, please contact us.

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