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2014 Zoofari Summer Camp

June 16 @ 9:00 am - June 19 @ 4:00 pm

| 195/week

Morning and afternoon snacks provided.
Campers must bring their own lunches with beverages from home.

$195 per week for non-members; $175 per week for members
Drop off, Pick up, and Extended Care:
•Morning drop-off: 8:30- 8:50 a.m. Camp starts promptly @ 9:00 a.m.!
•Pick up: 4:00 – 4:30 p.m.
•Extended care: 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. Cost: $40 per child per week.
Registration:
•Pre-registration is required and space is limited.
•$5 discount per child for each additional week or $5 discount for a sibling (2nd child only).
•Registration is processed on a first come, first served basis, and is due by 4:00 P.M. on the Wednesday preceding the week to be attended. A $10 late fee per child will be assessed after that. Late registration payment must be cash or credit card only.
•Registration will close earlier if that week of camp is full.
•Groups are arranged by age at camp staff’s discretion.
•Completed Registration and Medical forms must be submitted with payment by fax, mail or email. Please make checks payable to Zoological Society of Florida (or ZSF).
Mail: Zoo Camp
Zoological Society of Florida,
Education Dept.
12400 SW 152 ST
Miami, FL 33177
Fax: 305-255-7126
Email: zoocamp@zsf.org

Download Registration Form at www.zoomiami.org

•A confirmation letter will be sent by email or fax when processing is completed. Please allow a minimum of 2-3 business days for processing.
Cancellations, Refunds and Date Change Requests:
•Refunds may be requested until 3:00 P.M. on the Friday preceding the week to be attended, and are subject to a $25 cancellation fee. Please allow 3 to 4 weeks for processing a check refund which will be mailed to the address on file.
•After Friday (see above), no refunds or date changes will be issued for the following week.
•A $5 fee is applied for each date change.
•No credits or refunds for missed days.
Financial Assistance
•There are limited scholarships available for summer of 2014 for Zoofari Camp
•These programs have certain eligibility requirements and are open to Florida residents only.
•For more information, click on link below.
Zoofari Camp Scholarship Information & Form
Camp Activities Include:
•Themed interactive presentations with animal skulls and other bone replicas
•Close encounters with animals from the Children’s Zoo collection
•Visits to animal exhibits and Q&A sessions with zookeepers
•Preparation of special treats for animal enrichment
•Monorail and carousel rides
•Arts and crafts
•Water play time (weather permitting)

Zoofari Summer Camp
Weekly Themes
Subject to change

June 16-20
AGES 4-6 (Pre-K-1st Grade) & AGES 7–10 (2nd–5th Grade)
CLASS ACT ANIMALS
What makes a frog a frog and a snake a snake? Learn how to classify animals just as scientists do! Figure out what different groups of animals have in common and what makes them unique.

June 23–27
AGES 4-6 (Pre-K-1st Grade)
AMAZING ADAPTATIONS!
All animals have distinctive features that allow them to survive everywhere from the depths of the ocean to the tallest trees. Find out which traits are best suited for surviving in these diverse habitats of the world.

AGES 7–10 (2nd–5th Grade)
SENSATIONAL SENSES
Did you know that bats echolocate, snakes detect vibrations, and migrating birds have a magnetic sense? Animals will astound you with their unique abilities to sense their surroundings.

June 30–July 3 (no camp on Friday, July 4th)
AGES 4-6 (Pre-K-1st Grade)
SENSATIONAL SENSES
Did you know that bats echolocate, snakes detect vibrations, and migrating birds have a magnetic sense? A lot of animals, like humans, have five senses, and discover how they use their unique abilities to sense their surroundings.

AGES 7–10 (2nd–5th Grade)
AMAZING ADAPTATIONS!
All animals have distinctive features that allow them to survive everywhere from the depths of the ocean to the tallest trees. Find out which traits are best suited for surviving in these diverse habitats of the world.

July 7-11
AGES 4-6 (Pre-K-1st Grade)
CLIMB! JUMP! PLAY! HOW ANIMALS BEHAVE
Gain an understanding of how animals find food, care for their young and interact with others. Be surprised by the variety of behaviors displayed throughout the animal kingdom.

AGES 7–10 (2nd–5th Grade)
ZOOKEEPER 102
Discover what it takes to be a Zookeeper! Explore how the Zoo Miami wildlife experts’ team keeps the animals safe and healthy. By the end of the week, you will have a better understanding of what it takes to care for zoo animals.
July 14-18
AGES 4-6 (Pre-K-1st Grade)
ANIMALS AROUND THE WORLD
Different climates allow for varying communities of plants and wildlife. Explore rainforests, savannahs, and deserts in order to discover which incredible animals call these home.

AGES 7–10 (2nd–5th Grade)
CLIMB! JUMP! PLAY! HOW ANIMALS BEHAVE
Gain an understanding of how animals find food, care for their young and interact with others. Be surprised by the variety of behaviors displayed throughout the animal kingdom.
AGES 11–13 (6th–8th Grade)
NATURE’S KEEPERS
Find out why animals are threatened with extinction all over the world, and discover that the power is in you to take action and help protecting them!

July 21-25
AGES 4-6 (Pre-K-1st Grade)
ZOOKEEPER 201
Discover what it takes to be a Zookeeper! Explore how the Zoo Miami wildlife experts’ team keeps the animals safe and healthy. By the end of the week, you will have a better understanding of what it takes to care for zoo animals.

AGES 7–10 (2nd–5th Grade)
NATURE’S KEEPERS
Find out why animals are threatened with extinction all over the world, and discover that the power is in you to take action and help protecting them!

AGES 11–13 (6th–8th Grade)
SYMBIOTIC EXOTICS
You might never expect that a sloth and a moth can help each other out! Explore the fascinating relationships between some animal species from all over.

July 28-Aug 1
AGES 4-6 (Pre-K-1st Grade)
NATURE’S JUNIOR KEEPERS
Find out why animals need our help to survive all over the world, and discover that the power is in you to take action and help protecting them!

AGES 7–10 (2nd–5th Grade)
SYMBIOTIC EXOTICS
You might never expect that a sloth and a moth can help each other out! Explore the fascinating relationships between some animal species from all over.

AGES 11–13 (6th–8th Grade)
ZOOKEEPER 301
Discover what it takes to be a Zookeeper! Explore how the Zoo Miami wildlife experts’ team keeps the animals safe and healthy. By the end of the week, you will have a better understanding of what it takes to care for zoo animals.

Aug 4-8
AGES 4-8 (Pre-K-3rd Grade)
ODD FRIENDS
You might never expect that a sloth and a moth can help each other out! Explore the fascinating relationships between some animal species from all over.

Details

Start:
June 16 @ 9:00 am
End:
June 19 @ 4:00 pm
Cost:
195/week
Website:
http://www.zoomiami.org

Organizer

Gucci Sarno

Venue

Zoo Miami