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Summer Learning Adventures

Learning Adventures

Summer School 2022 registration will open in March.

Class Themes

Registration Fees

$75 for members, $95 for non-members

Class dates and times

June 6-10

Age Class Name Time
4-5  Give a Helping Hand 9 – 11:30 a.m.
6-9  Give a Helping Hand 9 – 11:30 a.m.
10-12  Junior Zookeeper: Citizen Science 9 – 11:30 a.m.
10-12  Junior Zookeeper: Farms & Downing Gorilla Forest 12:30 – 3 p.m.

June 13-17

Age Class Name Time
4-5  Outdoor Adventurers 9 – 11:30 a.m.
6-9  Outdoor Adventurers 9 – 11:30 a.m.
10-12  Junior Zookeeper: Zookeeping 101 9 – 11:30 a.m.

June 20-24

Age Class Name Time
4-5  SAFE 9 – 11:30 a.m.
6-9  SAFE 9 – 11:30 a.m.
10-12  Junior Zookeeper: Ectotherms 9 – 11:30 a.m.
10-12  Junior Zookeeper: North America & Australia/South America 12:30 – 3 p.m.

June 27 – July 1

Age Class Name Time
4-5  Home Sweet Home 9 – 11:30 a.m.
6-9  Home Sweet Home 9 – 11:30 a.m.
10-12  Junior Zookeeper: Aquatics 9 – 11:30 a.m.
 

July 11-15

Age Class Name Time
4-5  Give a Helping Hand 9 – 11:30 a.m.
6-9  Give a Helping Hand 9 – 11:30 a.m.
10-12  Junior Zookeeper: Veterinary Medicine 9 – 11:30 a.m.
10-12  Junior Zookeeper: Career Exploration 12:30 – 3 p.m.

July 18-22

Age Class Name Time
4-5  Outdoor Adventurers 9 – 11:30 a.m.
6-9  Outdoor Adventurers 9 – 11:30 a.m.
10-12  Junior Zookeeper: Birds 9 – 11:30 a.m.
10-12  Junior Zookeeper: Art in the Zoo 12:30 – 3 p.m.

July 25-29

Age Class Name Time
4-5  SAFE 9 – 11:30 a.m.
6-9  SAFE 9 – 11:30 a.m.
10-12  Junior Zookeeper: Elephants & Horticulture 9 – 11:30 a.m.
10-12  Junior Zookeeper: African Savanna 12:30 – 3 p.m.

August 1-5

Age Class Name Time
4-5  Home Sweet Home 9 – 11:30 a.m.
6-9  Home Sweet Home 9 – 11:30 a.m.
10-12  Junior Zookeeper: Zookeeping 101 9 – 11:30 a.m.

Registration

To register, click the appropriate link below, select your start date, and add the class to your cart.

Play Care

Before Care
Early drop-off care is available from 7:30-9 a.m. for students enrolled in Summer Learning Adventures. Children age four and older will enjoy activities and Zoo walks during this time. Space is limited. Fee is $40 for one week of care.

Member Registration    Non-Member Registration

Between Care
Students enrolled in two sections of Junior Zookeeper in the same week may stay between classes under the care of Education Department staff. Students should plan to bring a sack lunch each day. Between Care is offered 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Fee is $40 for one week of care.

Member Registration   Non-Member Registration

 

JUNIOR ZOOKEEPER THEMES

Teen Programs

Edventure Academy

Summer School 2022 registration will open in March.

Ages 13-17

Join us for an exciting hands-on look at conservation! In Edventure Academy, students will have the opportunity to assist with multiple Citizen Science projects and learn the basics of environmental interpretation.

Full Details Edventure Academy More Info

Zooniversity

Summer School 2022 registration will open in March.

Age 13

Join us for an in-depth look at what zookeepers do on a daily basis by spending one week of your summer with us.

Full Details Zooniversity More Info

Zookeeper Apprentice Program

Summer School 2022 registration will open in March.

Ages 14-17

This is the first level in a four-part program for teens at Sedgwick County Zoo.

Full Details Zookeeper Apprentice Program More Info

Guests with special needs are welcome. Please contact the education department for more information.

For the safety and comfort of other participants, we reserve the right to refuse service to anyone with a fever or who is noticeably sick.

Classes meet in the Cargill Learning Center unless otherwise noted. For safety, please pick up and drop off by entering the building. Space is limited, therefore pre-registration is required. Please contact Cargill Learning Center at 266-8213 for more information. Classes take place rain or shine. Please remember, for everyone’s safety and enjoyment all class participants must meet age requirements – no older or younger siblings allowed, including infants.

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