Zoo camps

Priority registration for FONZ members at the contributing membership level ($100) or higher begins today, Tuesday, Jan. 27 for the National Zoo’s Summer Safari Day Camp and Overnight camps.  

Regular online camp registration begins February 3 at 10 a.m.

 Summer Safari campers at the National Zoo explore the lives, habitats, and conservation of animals around the world. Week-long sessions starting in June  include exciting hands-on activities, craft projects, science experiments, and walks through the Zoo (but there is never direct contact with the animals).  Cost is $210 for K-1 camps, $315 for 2nd-5th grade camps.

Overnight camps take place  at the zoo’s Conservation and Research Center  in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley. The one-week session is $750, the two-week sessioni s $1,495. The schedule is as follows:
One-week session for campers entering grades 5 and 6: July 5-11
One-week sessions for campers entering grades 7 and 8: July 12-18 and July 19-25
Two-week session for campers entering grades 9 and 10: July 26-August 8

For more info, visit http://nationalzoo.si.edu/Education/Camps/NightCamp/details.cfm.

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