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April 26, 2018, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Bill and Donna DeFouw Education Center
With Two at the Zoo, young children can learn with their favorite play partner - you! Classes are drop-in, and include on-your-own exploratory play time featuring educational stations with zoo artifacts (like feathers, shells, puppets and replicas), crafts, sensory bins, and an animal encounter. Program length varies based on participant preferences; drop-in window is two hours - stay and play as long as you’d like! This program is for children 2 years of age, plus one adult caregiver.
April 28, 2018, 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM @ Bill and Donna DeFouw Education Center
Perfect for the young teen with a deep love of wildlife or an interest in animal-related careers, Discovery Workshops delve into issues related to zookeeping and wildlife conservation. Through hands-on explorations and discussions with zoo staff, students will have the chance to make new friends and discover what animal careers are all about. Each session focuses on a different aspect of working with and around animals. Interactions with live animals included in all sessions. Behind-the-scenes access and exhibit tours included, weather-permitting. Close-toed shoes required for participation. This program is for ages 12 - 14 years old.