Chattanooga Zoo Offers Winter Camp For Kids

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

The Chattanooga Zoo will be offering a series of one-day educational adventures covering themes such as hibernation, animal adaptations and more during its first-ever Winter Zoobrrrnation Camp beginning Dec. 20. Campers can choose to participate just on chosen days or sign up for the entire series of programs.  

Camp takes place from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Zoo Education Building on Dec. 20, 21, 30, 31  and continues on Jan. 2, 3 and 4.  Activities will include animal encounters, wintery crafts, learning about various winter species, and age-appropriate games among other things.  Each day lunch and snacks will be provided. 

“All of us at the Zoo are excited to offer our first-ever Winter Zoo Camp,” says Darde Long, Zoo CEO.  She adds that, “Winter Zoo Camp is a great option for parents who are looking to provide their children with fun, educational opportunities while simultaneously allowing them an escape from the holiday chaos.”

Camp is broken up into two age groups, K-2nd and 3rd-5th grades.  Cost is $30 for members and $40 for non-members.  Aftercare will be provided from 2 – 5 p.m. for an additional $15 per day or $65 per week. 

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