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Wildlife Explorer Summer Camp!

This year's summer camp season has come to an end, but enrollment for the summer of 2015 will open up this coming January! Please contact the Education Director at education@leesburganimalpark.com if you have questions about our education program.


HOURS:

We offer two camp sessions each day: 9am-12pm or 1pm-4:00pm, Monday-Friday.

PRICING:

Half-day (9-12:00PM session or 1-4:00PM session) is $249 per week.

$50 non-refundable deposit is due at the time of enrollment for each week enrolled for each child registering.

POLICIES:

Our campers must be age 5-11. Campers must have reached his or her 5th birthday by June 15, 2014.

Our classes are very limited. If your session is full, we will put you on a waitlist. If your child does not get a spot in a class, we will refund your deposit the week of the camp.

For more information, email education@leesburganimalpark.com


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Your child will participate in fun and educational animal-themed activities, which may include group games and other collaborations designed to meet his or her physical and social needs. Each day camp lasts three or four hours, and costs $30 per child. For children under three, a parent/guardian must attend (no additional fee). Check back to see what we're offering each month!

“LITTLE EXPLORER” Day Camps
(9am-12pm - Recommended for children up to 6 years old; children under 3 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian)

DATES:
SEPTEMBER 16TH 2014
“We’re Animals Too!” – We’ll learn about the cool similarities between humans and our animal friends. Are our fingernails and skin the same? Do we eat the same things? Do animals have houses too? Let’s explore what makes us and animals so special!


SEPTEMBER 25TH 2014
“Animal Superheroes” – Come join us as we explore the amazing abilities that our animal friends possess! Super strength, agility, hearing, defense & more! We'll also test our own abilities in these areas through fun and engaging activities.


“BIG EXPLORER” Day Camps
(12pm-4pm - Recommended for children  6-12 years old)


DATES:
SEPTEMBER 18TH 2014
“Animal Enrichment” - In addition to making sure the animals eat well & have proper shelter, Zookeepers also need to be sure they get quality playtime! We'll learn about typical behaviors for animals at the Park & make them cool playtime toys & treats.


SEPTEMBER 23RD 2014
“Junior Zookeepers” - Has your child ever wondered what really goes on behind the scenes at animal parks and zoos? We’ll help feed and groom animals at the Park, and learn about the responsibilities that come with caring for animals.

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Are you planning a trip as a school group? Contact us about custom programming with custom rates at education@leesburganimalpark.com.

For more information, email education@leesburganimalpark.com

 

Upon registering, if there are spots available you will receive a confirmation from the Education Director via e-mail. You may then pay for the class here. BRING YOUR RECEIPT WITH YOU THE DAY OF YOUR CHILD'S DAY CAMP (either print-out or display via cell phone).

Price: $30.00 per child
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The education director Stephanie Johnson has worked in children's education, including in administration, for more than fourteen years. A graduate of Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University with a B.S. in Human Development, she teaches with inspiration from the Reggio Emilia philosophy. The Reggio Emilia approach emphasizes individualized learning and creativity through science-inspired activities, problem-solving, art, and other modes of expression.

Stephanie is also actively involved in bonobo conservation. Bonobos are an endangered species of great ape somewhat similar to chimpanzees. She has traveled to the Democratic Republic of Congo in her conservation efforts.

 


Register for Classes and the Summer Camp here. Your child's place will be confirmed by e-mail if there are spots remaining.

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