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Summer 2018 Day Camps

The 2018 Summer Day Camps at the Red River Zoo are week long experiences where children will participate in various activities throughout the zoo. Participants will take part in outdoor adventures, creating crafts, play animal themed games, experience animal encounters, and more. Coordinated and led by the Education Department, children are sure to have an active and fun experience. Each respective camp session has a different theme that the children will explore throughout the week. Join us to discover animals and their habitats while having a wild time at the Red River Zoo!

One zoo camp shirt will be provided for each registered participant.

Critter Camp

Ages 4-6

Each camp has a morning OR afternoon session to choose from:
10am-12pm OR
2pm-4pm

1 hour early drop off available on request.

Members: $70

Non-Members: $85

All Sessions Full

Explorer Camp

(COMPLETED Grades 1-2)

Each camp has a morning OR afternoon session to choose from:
9am-12pm OR
1pm-4pm

Members: $105

Non-Members: $120

 

Discovery Camp

(COMPLETED Grades 3-4)

Each camp has a morning OR afternoon session to choose from:
9am-12pm OR
1pm-4pm

Members: $105

Non-Members: $120

 

Camps may fill to capacity. Registration and payment are required to hold the child’s spot in the camp. No refunds will be given for cancellations. Transferring classes can be done by contacting the Education Director at [email protected]

Sign up for Summer Day Camps today!


Summer Schedule

June 11-15 (FULL)
Critter Camp (Ages 4-6)
Prairie Patrol
The prairies have a special place in our history.  They extend from rolling grasslands to our own Prairie Pothole region, all with their own diverse animal habitats. Critter Camper’s will discover how animals depend on the prairie for food, shelter, water, and other important resources. Explore several unique animals that thrive in the prairie landscape from the burrowing prairie dogs to the roaming bison.  Investigate the amazing home that we share with our animal friends.

 

June 18-22
Explorer Camp (COMPLETED Grades 1-2)
Wildlife Rangers
Wildlife Rangers are responsible for protecting our animals and the land where they roam. We can be rangers too, even our own backyards! What does it take to be a ranger? First, we will learn about what animals we’re helping and what they need from food and water to behavior needs.  From Red Panda’s to stick bugs each day we will focus on a group of animals.  Next, we will explore the habitats where they live, from jungles to deserts.  Then we will investigate ways that we can help animals all around the word by acting from our own home.  Earn your badge as a Red River Zoo Wildlife Ranger.

 

June 25-29
Discovery Camp (COMPELTED Grades 3-4)
Zoolympic Zookeeping
Become a champion of Team RRZ!  Animals have special adaptations that get them the gold in the wild. Which animal is the fastest, the strongest, and most agile?  Come find out while learning about how the Red River Zoo is leading efforts to break records in saving some of our unique species.  Pass the torch to our own Red River Zoo Zookeepers, who will provide unique behind-the-scenes experiences on how to care for our animal team through daily care.  Compete on teams in zookeeping events including: Speed Cleaning, Animal Feeding, Scoop the Poop, and Veterinary Victories. Win daily medals to become a “Zoolympian”!

 

July 16 – 20 (FULL)
Critter Camp (Ages 4-6)
Habitat Heroes
There are many habitats around the world including jungles, prairies, desserts, wetlands and more.  Each day we will explore a different habitat and the animals that survive there.   Why might a red panda prefer a cold weather climate? How can the camels live in both the hot dessert but also survive freezing snow?   How does a parrots’ bright feathers help it camouflage?  We will also explore what you can do to become habitat heroes for the animal that live close to us or around the world!

 

July 23-27
Explorer Camp (COMPLETED Grades 1-2)
Red River Investigators
The Red River is a source for life in our community, it has provided our community with water, food and even entertainment.  The river is not only important for the people that live along it but it also is provides homes to the numerous amount of wildlife the that live in the forests and shores along the river and those that live in the water.  Come learn about what animals would we be able to find along the river, how they use the river and how they support other animals as well.  Investigate ways that clean rivers are important to the entire Red River ecosystem from Fargo up to Winnipeg!

 

August 6-10
Discovery Camp (COMPLETED Grades 3-4)
Zoolympic Zookeeping
Become a champion of Team RRZ!  Animals have special adaptations that get them the gold in the wild. Which animal is the fastest, the strongest, and most agile?  Come find out while learning about how the Red River Zoo is leading efforts to break records in saving some of our unique species.  Pass the torch to our own Red River Zoo Zookeepers, who will provide unique behind-the-scenes experiences on how to care for our animal team through daily care.  Compete on teams in zookeeping events including: Speed Cleaning, Animal Feeding, Scoop the Poop, and Veterinary Victories. Win daily medals to become a “Zoolympian”!

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