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Summer Learning Adventures

Class Themes

Classes for children ages 4-9 years take place from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Junior Zookeeper classes take place from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. or from 12:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Registration Fees

$80 for members, $100 for non-members

Class dates and times

Dates and registration for 2023 will be available in Spring 2023

June 6-10

AgeClass NameTime
4-5 Give a Helping HandSOLD OUT
6-9 Give a Helping HandSOLD OUT
10-12 Junior Zookeeper: Citizen ScienceSOLD OUT
10-12 Junior Zookeeper: Farms & Downing Gorilla ForestSOLD OUT

June 13-17

AgeClass NameTime
4-5 Outdoor AdventurersSOLD OUT
6-9 Outdoor AdventurersSOLD OUT
10-12 Junior Zookeeper: Zookeeping 101SOLD OUT

June 20-24

AgeClass NameTime
4-5 SAFESOLD OUT
6-9 SAFESOLD OUT
10-12 Junior Zookeeper: EctothermsSOLD OUT
10-12 Junior Zookeeper: North America & Australia/South AmericaSOLD OUT

June 27 – July 1

AgeClass NameTime
4-5 Home Sweet HomeSOLD OUT
6-9 Home Sweet HomeSOLD OUT
10-12 Junior Zookeeper: AquaticsSOLD OUT
   

July 11-15

AgeClass NameTime
4-5 Give a Helping HandSOLD OUT
6-9 Give a Helping HandSOLD OUT
10-12 Junior Zookeeper: Veterinary MedicineSOLD OUT
10-12 Junior Zookeeper: Career ExplorationSOLD OUT

July 18-22

AgeClass NameTime
4-5 Outdoor AdventurersSOLD OUT
6-9 Outdoor AdventurersSOLD OUT
10-12 Junior Zookeeper: BirdsSOLD OUT
10-12 Junior Zookeeper: Art in the ZooSOLD OUT

July 25-29

AgeClass NameTime
4-5 SAFESOLD OUT
6-9 SAFESOLD OUT
10-12 Junior Zookeeper: Elephants & HorticultureSOLD OUT
10-12 Junior Zookeeper: African SavannaSOLD OUT

August 1-5

AgeClass NameTime
4-5 Home Sweet Home9 – 11:30 a.m.
6-9 Home Sweet HomeSOLD OUT
10-12 Junior Zookeeper: AquaticsSOLD OUT

 

Registration

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

Age$75 – Members$95 – Non-Members
4-5 Member RegistrationNon-Member Registration
6-9Member RegistrationNon-Member Registration
10-12 Member RegistrationNon-Member Registration

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

Conservation Academy

Ages 13-17

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.

Zooniversity

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.

Zookeeper Apprentice Program

Ages 14-17

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

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. Space is limited. 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. All sales are final.

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