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Zoo Assemblies - 6th - 12th Grades

Students meet flighted birds, gregarious mammals, and impressive reptiles, as well as the keepers and trainers that care for them at the Zoo.

  • Ideal for larger groups.
  • Check dates for an appropriate assembly experience for your grade.
  • Each assembly can accommodate up to 150 students..
  • Approximately 45 minutes in length.
  • Assemblies are offered only on select dates and begin at 10am or 11:30am each of those days.

Important Information:

  • Due to limited space available, only 1 adult (teacher/chaperone) per 5 students will be allowed into the program. Additional discounted chaperone tickets may be purchased the day of the program for those who would like still join their student at the zoo before or after the scheduled assembly.
  • Siblings and strollers will not be allowed into the assembly due limited space.

Zoo Assemblies - Kindergarten - 5th Grades

Students meet flighted birds, gregarious mammals, and impressive reptiles, as well as the keepers and trainers that care for them at the Zoo.

  • Ideal for larger groups.
  • Check dates for an appropriate assembly experience for your grade.
  • Each assembly can accommodate up to 150 students..
  • Approximately 45 minutes in length.
  • Assemblies are offered only on select dates and begin at 10am or 11:30am each of those days.

Important Information:

  • Due to limited space available, only 1 adult (teacher/chaperone) per 5 students will be allowed into the program. Additional discounted chaperone tickets may be purchased the day of the program for those who would like still join their student at the zoo before or after the scheduled assembly.
  • Siblings and strollers will not be allowed into the assembly due limited space.

Pre-Conference Trip

Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

Colorado Springs, Colorado

EMA - Full Conference Registration

October 7, 2019 - October 11, 2019

Denver, Colorado

EMA Conference Add-On - Icebreaker

PLEASE NOTE: Full conference registration fees INCLUDE the icebreaker, Denver Zoo day and the closing banquet.

  • Select this option only if you are not registering for the conference.

EMA Conference Add-On - Paper Day #1

PLEASE NOTE: Full conference registration fees INCLUDE the icebreaker, Denver Zoo day and the closing banquet.

  • Select this option only if you are not registering for the conference.

EMA Conference Add-On - Paper Day #2

PLEASE NOTE: Full conference registration fees INCLUDE the icebreaker, Denver Zoo day and the closing banquet.

  • Select this option only if you are not registering for the conference.

EMA Conference Add-On - Denver Zoo Day

PLEASE NOTE: Full conference registration fees INCLUDE the icebreaker, Denver Zoo day and the closing banquet.

  • Select this option only if you are not registering for the conference.

EMA Conference Add-On - Denver Zoo Closing Banquet

PLEASE NOTE: Full conference registration fees INCLUDE the icebreaker, Denver Zoo day and the closing banquet.

  • Select this option only if you are not registering for the conference.

Post-Conference Trip

National Wildlife Repository & Rocky Mountain Arnsenal

 

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AIP - Regional Ecology Lab Fee

Graduate Program - AIP

Regional Ecology: Rocky Mountain Field Investigations: a 3 credit summer course offered by Miami University/Project Dragonfly with experiential components provided by Denver Zoo.  Participants will explore aspects of ecology, animal behavior, community engagement and conservation planning through the lens of rocky mountain grasslands.  With bison as the focal species for the exploration of grassland conservation, participants will use the strategy of conservation photography to tell their person stories and perspectives around grasslands. 

  • This course typically runs 6 days at the Rio Mora Wildlife Refuge and Conservation Area in Northern New Mexico. 
  • This class can be taken for credit or audit. 
  • Those participants take the course for credit will complete web-based coursework from late May through mid-November. 

Cost: $300

Zookeeper Experience

Ever wonder what it’s like to be a zookeeper? During this Zoo Keeper Experience, participants will spend a morning with a zookeeper from our education animal division and learn what it takes to work in an animal care career. During the experience, participants will try their hand at zookeeper responsibilities by participating in two or more of the following activities:

  • Preparing animal diets
  • Helping to weigh and care for animals
  • Taking part in animal training
  • Assisting with animal demonstrations or shows
  • And of course, everyone’s favorite - cleaning!

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

WHO:

  • Animal lovers ages 9-18 with a passion to learn about careers working with animals. This is your chance to delve right in and see what a Zookeeper’s day is really like!

WHAT TO WEAR

  • Closed-toed shoes, a comfortable shirt, and pants or shorts. Dress for the weather! Portions of our program may be held outside even in inclement weather.
  • Please wear clothes and shoes that can get dirty, as being a zookeeper can get messy and there is a lot of cleaning.

WHAT TO BRING

  • A water bottle, your confirmation sheet and your camera (photo opportunities will be provided).
  • Please note: The focus of the program is an in-depth exploration of a zookeeper’s job; limited direct contact with live animals will be involved.

CANCELLATION FEES

  • A cancellation fee of 50% will be charged for cancelling with less than two weeks notice. A cancellation fee of 100% will be charged for a missed program.
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