Summer Programs

FOR YOUTH ENTERING GRADES 10-12 IN FALL OF 2018

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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 marine biology class, discover the diversity of life found in many ocean communities. Practice your science skills with dissections, hands-on activities, and an off-site field trip.
Fee: $270 ($235 for Zoo members)

June 25–29
July 9–13
July 23–27


The Power of Photography
9:00 a.m.–noon or 1:00-4:00 p.m.
Images can be powerful tools to tell a story and create real change…like saving wildlife! Review photography basics and learn how to take better pictures with your own phone or camera. Then discover how innovative conservationists use photography to advocate for wildlife.
Fee: $180 ($155 for Zoo members)

June 11–15 (am)
June 18–22 (pm)
July 16–20 (pm)


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 it further. Dissections, keeper interactions, and animal behavior studies will all be part of this exciting camp.
Fee: $270 ($235 for Zoo members)

June 11–15
July 30–Aug 3


High School Travel EdVentures: Alaska: Sea Kayaking Wildlife Expedition

Dates: July 15–22, 2018
Ages: Any registered high school student, including those graduating in 2018

Whether you’re a prospective field biologist or just want an amazing summer adventure, this trip is for you. Join fellow high school students, a Zoo professional, and guides from Wilderness Inquiry for this kayaking adventure in Alaska! Visit Anchorage, Whittier, and the Prince William Sound. Learn and master sea kayaking techniques and see animals in the wild, like sea otters, seals, and whales. Travel by train through the mountains, paddle your sea kayak through
fjords and past glaciers, visit seabird rookeries, and contribute to citizen science!

Learn more about this trip…