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Camps

Zoo Camp 2019: Full STEAM Ahead!!

Looking for an EXCITEMENT this summer?

In 2019, Zoo Camp will integrate elements of science, technology, engineering, art, and math (STEAM) to explore the world of animals.

Each weekly program includes:

Animal Encounters, Tours, Crafts, Games, and more!

Registration begins March 1st

*Registration for Zoo Camp is through the Peoria Zoo only.
Please call 681-3559 or contact us to register

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*Registration is required

Programs will fill quickly and are on a first come, first serve basis.

Registration fees are non-refundable. The Zoo reserves the right to cancel programs with insufficient registration. A full refund will be given for program cancellations. Programs are held rain or shine.

Snacks and beverages will be provided. Campers in sessions 1,2,3, 6, 7 and 8 need to bring a sack lunch.

*Camps for 6th/ 7th/ 8th graders as well as one week for 4th/5th include a Zoo Snooze from 7pm Thursday to 9am Friday.   Please call for more information.

Each Zoo camper will be experiencing a program especially designed to meet the needs, interests and expectations appropriate to their age and developmental stage, so it is important that the age guidelines are followed. Please do not request to enroll children in other age categories.

*Note: Each grade level has two session dates to choose from. The materials covered are the same for both sessions.

Age

Dates

Time

Fee

Sixth/Seventh/Eighth Grade  (Session 1 & 8)
For Zookids who will be entering 6th, 7th, or 8th grade.
Bring a sack lunch; snack and drink provided.

June 10-13
Or
Aug 5-8

9:00 am – 3:00pm Monday - Thursday*

$165 members
$175 non-members

Fourth/Fifth Grade (Session 2- Snooze Option)
For Zookids who will be entering 4th or 5th grade.
Bring a sack lunch; snack and drink provided.

June 17-20

9:00 am – 2:00pm Monday - Thursday*

$145 members
$155 non-members

Second/Third Grade   (Session 3)
For Zookids who will be entering 2nd or 3rd grade.
Bring a sack lunch; snack and drink provided.

June 24-28

9:00 am – 2:00 pm

$130 members
$140 non-members

Kindergarten/First Grade (Session 4 & 5)
For Zookids who will be entering kindergarten or 1st grade.
Snack and drink provided.

July 8-12
Or
July 15-19

9:00 am – 12:00 pm

$120 members
$130 non-members

Second/Third Grade (Session 3)
For Zookids who will be entering 2nd or 3rd grade.
Bring a sack lunch; snack and drink provided.

July 22-26

9:00 am – 4:00 pm

$160 members
$170 non-members

Fourth/Fifth Grade Grade (Session 7-extended Day)
For Zookids who will be entering 4th or 5th grade.
Bring a sack lunch; snack and drink provided.

July 29-Aug 2

9:00 am – 4:00 pm

$160 members
$170 non-members

MINI-CAMP for Homeschoolers

No need to take the summer off from Peoria Zoo Homeschool! This camp is designed for Homeschool children to explore the animal world and bridge the summer gap between Homeschool classes! Each day will be a different topic to explore!

Homeschool Mini-camp
(5-13 years old)
Snack and drink provided.

July 9-11

9:00 am 12:00 noon

$80 members
$90 non-members

To register, please call (309) 681-3559 or

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