Children Ages 7 to 9

Ed-Venture Classes

L.I.O.N. (Learning Is Our Nature) Pounce Classes are for children ages 7 to 9. Pre-registration and payment of $16.00 per child per session is required. Prices reflect the member discounted rate.

To register for an Ed-Venture class, please call (402) 738-2092 or click here.                      
Art at the Zoo – Explore animals from an artistic point of view and create a masterpiece to take home!  Ages 7-9 only.
         Animal Camouflage    July 25        10 a.m.-12 p.m. 
         Lions            September 12          10 a.m.-12 p.m.
         Jellyfish         November 7             10 a.m.-12 p.m.
         Toucans        January 16               10 a.m.-12 p.m.
         Snakes         March 5                    10 a.m.-12 p.m.

Giraffes Galore – Learn the wonders of these gentle African giants. Discover where giraffes live, see what they eat, and learn how they protect their calves.
         October 3        10 a.m.-12 p.m.

Jr. Zookeeper – So you think you want to care for animals at the Zoo?  Join us for this exciting class where we will discover what it takes to be a Zookeeper.
         October 17        10 a.m.-12 p.m.

Feathered Friends – What do birds eat? How do feathers feel? Gather your flock to learn the parts of a bird and decorate your very own bird-noculars.
         November 21        10 a.m.-12 p.m.

Jr. Vet – Join us for this exciting class where we will discover how “animal doctors” care for the residents at the Zoo & Aquarium.
         December 5        10 a.m.-12 p.m.

Ocean Discoveries – Surf’s up!  Join us as we explore the deep blue sea and the creatures that call it home.
         January 9        10 a.m.-12 p.m.

Snow Leopards – Leap into the snowy world of these beautiful, secretive, and rare cats! 
         January 23        1-3 p.m.

Otters, Beavers & Bears – Paddle down the river to learn about animals that live in or near the water's edge. Gather sticks like a beaver, catch fish like a bear, and slide on your belly like an otter.
         February 6        1-3 p.m.

Froggy Fun – Jump like a toad, wriggle like a tadpole, and snack like a salamander as we learn about frogs and their amphibian friends.
         February 20        1-3 p.m.

Leapin' Lemurs – Swing onto the island of Madagascar to practice your lemur skills. Dig like an Aye-aye, leap like a Sifaka, and sniff like a Ring-tailed lemur.
         March 12        10 a.m.-12 p.m.