Start: June 12, 2017 - 9:00am
End: August 18, 2017 - 4:00pm
Jun 12 - Aug 18, 2017
Ages 4 - 12
9:00am - 4:00pm
(Extended care until 5:30pm)
Week 1 (Jun 12-16) & Week 6 (Jul 17-21): Eco-Escapades
Is it easy being green? Campers will learn fun, exciting ways to save our planet from things like pollution, climate change, and energy loss while exploring what these small changes can do to help the wildlife of our world! This hands-on interactive lesson will teach campers how to garden, make upcycling crafts, and so much more.
Week 2 (Jun 19-23) & Week 7 (Jul 24-28): Nature’s Playground
Campers will explore the wild outdoors right in their own backyards! They will get connected with the natural world around them, learning about native plants, butterflies and birds. Go on scavenger hunts, nature walks and bug quests as we head deep into the wilderness!
Week 3 (Jun 26- 30) & Week 8 (Jul 31- August 4): Exploring Ecosystems
Let’s go on a journey around the world! Take a trip down under in Australia, swing through the trees in the Amazon, and survive a safari in Africa. Campers will learn about the different habitats of our planet and meet the astonishing animals that call these ecosystems home!
Week 4 (Jul 3-7) & 9 (Aug 7-11): Wild about Animal Careers
Have you ever wondered what it was like to be a veterinarian at a Zoo!? What about a wildlife conservationist or a zookeeper? Learn about the many career choices for anyone that loves animals. Be ready to be put to work as we discover all the effort it takes to run an entire Zoo!
Week 5 (Jul 10-14) & Week 10 (Aug 14-18): The Art of Animals
Why do some birds have such big wings? What’s up with elephant’s long trunks? Campers will study the many beautiful differences of animals and learn what adaptations help them thrive in their environments. Then put your artistic ability to the test as we explore different art mediums and come up with some creative animal art!
Summer Camp Meal Plan - new!
We are now offering a packed lunch provided by Zoo Miami's Taste of the Wild catering service! The Meal Plan includes a lunch for each day of the week: each day includes a main dish, two sides, and a drink. No substitutions can be made. The lunch schedule is as follows:
- Monday: Pizza Slice Meal
- Tuesday: PB&J Meal
- Wednesday: Turkey Sandwich Meal
- Thursday: Hot Dog Meal
- Friday: Pizza Slice Meal