Brown bear, brown bear, what do you see? I see Zoo camp! Learn about hungry caterpillars, mixed-up chameleons, and many more Eric Carle favorites during a week of art, science and exploration. Take a bite out of this camp today! Join our 5-day summer camps for (potty trained) 3-4 year olds. Cost: $65 per child per camp ($70 non-members). Camps are from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. (unless otherwise noted).
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. Please call (402) 738-2092 with questions.
The Tiny Seed
– What a beautiful time of year to get outside and garden! Campers will focus on gardening to learn about plant life. Stories and other activities will also be inspired by our garden theme.
June 5-9 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
Big Friend, Little Friend
– Great things really do come in small packages! Learn why teeny animals are tremendous fun with small mammals, pint-sized frogs, and other little critters at the Zoo. Join this camp for fun that is larger than life!
June 12-16 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
– Have you ever stopped to think about the bugs and other creepy crawlies that call your yard home? Do you think they're good or gross? We’ll examine invertebrates like bugs, butterflies and spiders and find out that animals don't need a backbone to be amazing!
June 19-23 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
Will you be my friend?
– Pack up your trunk and follow the herd! We're learning about the largest living land mammals—elephants! Study their fascinating adaptations and get to know the gentle giants. We will leave being the best of friends!
June 26-30 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
The Deep Blue Sea
– A world of underwater animals awaits! This week, campers will enjoy stories and crafts inspired by the sparkling sea.
July 10-14 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What do you hear?
– Observe animals side-by-side. Discover how they are the same or different. Your students will share their findings and then examine animals up close for new clues about how they live.
July 17-21 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
From Head to Toe
– This class looks at various forms of animal locomotion as examples of an adaptation. Hopping, swimming, climbing, flying and slithering are just a few of the animal movements featured. Examine the animals' body parts to discover how and why they move the way they do.
July 24-28 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
Baby Bear, Baby Bear, what do you see?
– Do all animal babies look like their parents? Which animals hatch from eggs, and which are live-born? This class compares animal babies and development while introducing the basic concepts of life cycles.
August 7-11 9 a.m.-12 p.m.