Virtual School's Out Camps

Looking for a fun activity for your child to do while school is on a break? Whether you have in person school, virtual, hybrid, or homeschooling, we would love you to spend the day with us! Each day includes virtual animal encounters, guided tours, and much, much more!

Registration is limited!

These virtual programs are limited to ensure high-quality programs! Please register early!

MEA Break Virtual Camps (October 21 or 22)

is offered during MEA Break on October 21 and 22 for grades Kindergarten through second grade and third through 6th grade. These are single-day camps so you can register for one or both days of virtual camp.

Kindergarten through 2nd Grade

Are you my biome?: Minnesota – October 21
From moose to wolves to butterflies, Minnesota is home to some wonderfully unique and beautiful animals. Tromp through the northern woods on an adventure to learn about this unique environment and the amazing animals that call it their home. Learn more about the place they call home.

Are you my biome?: The Tropics – October 22
Tromp through the tropics on an adventure to learn about this unique environment and the amazing animals that call it their home.

Ages: Grades K-2
Fee: $20 Members/ $25 Non-members per single day camp
Time: LIVE Zoom Sessions: 9 am and 11 am each day

3rd through 6th Grade

Biome Sweet Biome: Minnesota– Thursday, October 21, 2021
Minnesota is made up of a diversity of landscapes and wildlife which inspire us. Join us as we explore what makes this place and its animals so special.

Biome Sweet Biome: The Tropics – Friday, October 22, 2021
The Tropics is a hot spot for life, supporting an impressive variety of plants and animals. Meet some of these residents and learn about what we can do to help them thrive.

Ages: Grades 3-6
Fee: $20 Members/ $25 Non-members per single day camp
Time: LIVE Zoom Sessions: 10 am and 11 am

How Do Virtual School's Out Camps work?

Each camp is a single day learning experience, but feel free to sign up for more than one!

Zoo staff and participants meet twice a day for 30 to 45 minutes each session.

A daily email provides follow-up activities for participants to complete at home to build upon what they learned! These activities take an estimated 1-2 hours to complete at home, depending on the learner.

Connecting at home is easy. Learners only need a computer, tablet, or smartphone with audio and internet connection or cellular service.

Programs are delivered through a secure platform where Zoo staff will deliver a live program and answer questions from our virtual participants!

Participants get unique views of our animals, participate in engaging activities, and more!

Zoom links will be sent by 3pm the day before camp begins. Please check your spam or junk folders for this email.

This email will include details about activities for campers to do at home the day of camp. This is for planning purposes for the next day. For the best camp experience, these activities are to be done the day of the School’s Out camp and should take an estimated 1-2 hours to complete, depending upon the learner.

Two levels of camp are offered, one for Kindergarten through second grade or third through sixth grade. Younger children will need an adult helper. Siblings are encouraged to attend together.

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