- 8 AM–12:30 PM
Sedgwick County ZooDirections
Join us for an exciting hands-on look at conservation! In Conservation Academy, students will have the opportunity to assist with multiple Citizen Science projects and learn the basics of environmental interpretation. Learn how to identify birds, collect data on native box turtles, learn frog calls, help caterpillars, survey native wildflowers, and more! Teens will develop public speaking skills, discover conservation science, and build leadership abilities. In Conservation Academy, we’re learning, leading, and saving the planet!
This program runs Monday – Friday from 8 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. for one week.
Ticket sales for the Conservation Academy end on Friday at 1 PM before your chosen class begins on Monday.
To register, click the appropriate link below, select your start date and add class to your cart.
- June 27-July 1, 2022
- July 18-22, 2022
With a guardian and before their scheduled session, each registered student must view an orientation video. A link to the video will be provided in an informational email once registration is complete. The email will be sent to you from the education department and is separate from your payment confirmation and program ticket. The information email will also include all paperwork that must be filled out prior to the beginning of the session. Students must bring this paperwork with them on the first day of class in order to participate.
Students who fail to bring their paperwork or who have not yet watched the orientation video will be charged a $15 individual orientation fee. Students may not begin participation in class until they have watched the orientation video and submitted all paperwork. Students will not make up class time missed for their individual orientation session.
Sedgwick County Zoo will follow current Sedgwick County and/or Sedgwick County Zoo face mask protocols. Students should bring a face mask each day in case it is needed. Students may be asked to complete a short wellness questionnaire and temperature check prior to entering class.
Each person who attends class must have a ticket. Space is limited. Tickets will be scanned at the door on the first day of class. All classes take place rain or shine. All reservations are final. Tickets may not be copied or resold and may be used only once. No refunds; tickets will not be replaced if lost, stolen or unused.