June 21-25: Wildlife Conservation
Is your teen passionate about saving wildlife? Do they love finding new ways to help out the planet? Here at Elmwood Park Zoo, it is our mission to inspire active participation in conservation. This summer, for the first time, we are offering an incredible new experience to engage teens in wildlife conservation. This week-long workshop will be an introduction into the world of animal conservation. Teens will learn how zoos are making a worldwide impact on global conservation and will participate in a hands-on conservation project. Between exciting animal encounters, S.T.E.M challenges, and science experiments, your teen will leave this week with the knowledge and the confidence to save the planet!
July 12- 16: Zookeeping 101
Is your teen interested in working with animals one day? Join us for a week long, in-depth workshop focused on the ins and outs of being a zookeeper. Meet professionals in the field and get hands on experience working side by side with zookeepers and education keepers. This experience will have your teen discovering a different facet of zookeeping each day, with S.T.E.M based workshops, hands-on zookeeping activities, and exclusive animal encounters. Campers will learn steps they can take to work with animals in the future. Sign up today for this adventure!
August 2- 6: RAD! Reptile and Amphibian Discovery
This is the week for anyone interested in becoming a reptile and amphibian expert. Learn all about how the study of reptiles and amphibians is called Herpetology, and learn from a Master Herpetologist! Discover how important amphibians are to the overall health of the planet and do real life conservation at the zoo, finding ways to help save our local reptile and amphibian populations. Participants in this week’s workshop will learn how to care for some of the zoo’s resident reptiles and amphibians and will come away with in-depth knowledge about specific species. Join us for this deep dive into herpetology!
$475/ Member Child per week | $500/Non-Member Child per week