Summer Programs

FOR YOUTH ENTERING GRADES 10 to 12 IN FALL OF 2019

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Grades 10-12 Registration

Camp and Travel EdVenture Schedule

Marine Biology 101
9:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m.
What lies beneath the ocean surface? In this in-depth and hands-on camp, discover the diversity of life found in ocean communities. Practice your science skills with dissections and hands-on activities, and go on an off-site field trip.
Fee: $270 ($235 for Zoo members)

June 24–28
July 8–12
July 22–26


Photography for Wildlife
(previously The Power of Photography)
9:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m.
Tell the story of the Zoo’s wildlife in pictures! Learn how to take better pictures and practice these skills while exploring both public and backstage areas of the Zoo. Meet Zoo staff and create a photo-based conservation project. Bring your own smart phone/camera or borrow one of ours.
Fee: $270 ($235 for Zoo members)

June 17–21
July 15–19


Zoology 101
9:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m.
Get a glimpse into the most popular major of study for zoo professionals. The animal kingdom is a big and fascinating world to discover, and the Zoo is the perfect place to investigate. Explore the diversity of the animal kingdom through special talks, behind the scenes tours, and animal behavior studies. (No
dissections will be performed in this camp.)
Fee: $270 ($235 for Zoo members)

June 10–14
July 29–Aug 2
Aug 5–9


Teen Travel EdVentures: Costa Rica: Biodiversity, Sustainability, and Tropical Adventure

Dates: July 20–30, 2019
Ages: Any registered high school student, including those graduating in 2019

Explore the rainforests and beaches of Costa Rica as you learn about the area’s amazing plant and animal biodiversity. Along the way, try your hand at zip-lining,
rafting, and horseback riding! Also meet and work with local high school students as you study issues of conservation.

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