Summer Safari Day Camps

Summer Safari: Early Care

Early Care (7:30am-8:45am)

Early Care is every weekday morning your child is in camp. Early Care is between 7:30am-8:45am in the Gates Conservation Education Center at the Zoo.

Please remember to choose the same week for Early Care as your camp week.

 

Summer Safari: Late Care

Late Care (4:00pm-5:30pm)

Late Care is every weekday afternoon your child is in camp. Late Care is between 4:00pm-5:30pm in the Gates Education Center at the Zoo.

Please remember to choose the same week for Late Care as your camp week.

 

Pre-K Grade Summer Safari: Happy, Healthy World (AM)

Happy, Healthy World - Morning Session

Grade: Pre-K

HALF- DAY - 9:00am-12:00pm

Children being registered for this class must be potty-trained, at least 4 years old by the first day of camp, and entering Pre-K in the Fall of 2016.

Description

HAPPY, HEALTHY WORLD: Just like kids, animals have things they need to be healthy and happy. Do animals around the world have different needs? What about kids? Learn how Denver Zoo animals have fun and stay healthy. What do all animals and people around the world need, what are the things that we all enjoy?

NOTE: Once you are registered for Summer Safari and have completed your transaction, you will receive an automatic email reply with two attachments: your Booking Confirmation and the Summer Safari Documents and Information THAT YOU WILL NEED FOR THE FIRST DAY OF CAMP.

Please make sure your email address is correct before completing your transaction as to ensure you receive this confirmation packet.

Pre-K Grade Summer Safari: Happy, Healthy World (PM)

Happy, Healthy World - Afternoon Session

Grade: Pre-K

HALF- DAY - 1:00pm-4:00pm

Children being registered for this class must be potty-trained, at least 4 years old by the first day of camp, and entering Pre-K in the Fall of 2016.

Description

HAPPY, HEALTHY WORLD: Just like kids, animals have things they need to be healthy and happy. Do animals around the world have different needs? What about kids? Learn how Denver Zoo animals have fun and stay healthy. What do all animals and people around the world need, what are the things that we all enjoy?

NOTE: Once you are registered for Summer Safari and have completed your transaction, you will receive an automatic email reply with two attachments: your Booking Confirmation and the Summer Safari Documents and Information THAT YOU WILL NEED FOR THE FIRST DAY OF CAMP.

Please make sure your email address is correct before completing your transaction as to ensure you receive this confirmation packet.

Pre-K Grade Summer Safari: Way to Grow! (AM)

Way to Grow! - Morning Session

Grade: Pre-K

HALF- DAY - 9:00am-12:00pm

Children being registered for this class must be potty-trained, at least 4 years old by the first day of camp, and entering Pre-K in the Fall of 2016.

Description

WAY TO GROW!: Animals grow in so many ways! From the time little ones hatch, or are born, they learn to live and develop - sometimes with family members and sometimes on their own. Watch, wonder, and play as we explore the fascinating life cycles of animals around the world and compare them to our own.

NOTE: Once you are registered for Summer Safari and have completed your transaction, you will receive an automatic email reply with two attachments: your Booking Confirmation and the Summer Safari Documents and Information THAT YOU WILL NEED FOR THE FIRST DAY OF CAMP.

Please make sure your email address is correct before completing your transaction as to ensure you receive this confirmation packet.

Pre-K Grade Summer Safari: Way to Grow! (PM)

Way to Grow! - Afternoon Session

Grade: Pre-K

HALF- DAY - 1:00pm-4:00pm

Children being registered for this class must be potty-trained, at least 4 years old by the first day of camp, and entering Pre-K in the Fall of 2016.

Description

WAY TO GROW!: Animals grow in so many ways! From the time little ones hatch, or are born, they learn to live and develop - sometimes with family members and sometimes on their own. Watch, wonder, and play as we explore the fascinating life cycles of animals around the world and compare them to our own.

NOTE: Once you are registered for Summer Safari and have completed your transaction, you will receive an automatic email reply with two attachments: your Booking Confirmation and the Summer Safari Documents and Information THAT YOU WILL NEED FOR THE FIRST DAY OF CAMP.

Please make sure your email address is correct before completing your transaction as to ensure you receive this confirmation packet.

K & 1st Grades Summer Safari: My Animal Planet (AM)

My Animal Planet - Morning Session

Grade: K & 1st

HALF- DAY - 9:00am-12:00pm

Children being registered for this class must be entering either Kindergarten or First Grade in the Fall of 2016.

Description

MY ANIMAL PLANET: Is a monkey more like an elephant or an eagle? Is a python more like an alligator or a frog? What would YOU need to be more like a turtle? Use your scientist skills as we explore how animals all over the world are sorted into groups. Compare mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and insects to find out how our animal planet is not so big after all!

NOTE: Once you are registered for Summer Safari and have completed your transaction, you will receive an automatic email reply with two attachments: your Booking Confirmation and the Summer Safari Documents and Information THAT YOU WILL NEED FOR THE FIRST DAY OF CAMP.

Please make sure your email address is correct before completing your transaction as to ensure you receive this confirmation packet.

K & 1st Grades Summer Safari: My Animal Planet (PM)

My Animal Planet - Afternoon Session

Grade: K & 1st

HALF- DAY - 1:00pm-4:00pm

Children being registered for this class must be entering either Kindergarten or First Grade in the Fall of 2016.

Description

MY ANIMAL PLANET: Is a monkey more like an elephant or an eagle? Is a python more like an alligator or a frog? What would YOU need to be more like a turtle? Use your scientist skills as we explore how animals all over the world are sorted into groups. Compare mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and insects to find out how our animal planet is not so big after all!

NOTE: Once you are registered for Summer Safari and have completed your transaction, you will receive an automatic email reply with two attachments: your Booking Confirmation and the Summer Safari Documents and Information THAT YOU WILL NEED FOR THE FIRST DAY OF CAMP.

Please make sure your email address is correct before completing your transaction as to ensure you receive this confirmation packet.

K & 1st Grades Summer Safari: My Wild Home (AM)

My Wild Home - Morning Session

Grade: K & 1st

HALF-DAY - 9:00am-12:00pm

Children being registered for this class must be entering either Kindergarten or First Grade in the Fall of 2016.

Description

MY WILD HOME: Travel from plains to mountains, rainforest to ocean, and pole to pole to encounter the diverse places that animals and people call home. Discover where kids from other cultures live, learn, and play, and how you are connected to the animals who share these far away homes.

NOTE: Once you are registered for Summer Safari and have completed your transaction, you will receive an automatic email reply with two attachments: your Booking Confirmation and the Summer Safari Documents and Information THAT YOU WILL NEED FOR THE FIRST DAY OF CAMP.

Please make sure your email address is correct before completing your transaction as to ensure you receive this confirmation packet.

K & 1st Grades Summer Safari: My Wild Home (PM)

My Wild Home - Afternoon Session

Grade: K & 1st

HALF-DAY - 1:00pm-4:00pm

Children being registered for this class must be entering either Kindergarten or First Grade in the Fall of 2016.

Description

MY WILD HOME: Travel from plains to mountains, rainforest to ocean, and pole to pole to encounter the diverse places that animals and people call home. Discover where kids from other cultures live, learn, and play, and how you are connected to the animals who share these far away homes.

NOTE: Once you are registered for Summer Safari and have completed your transaction, you will receive an automatic email reply with two attachments: your Booking Confirmation and the Summer Safari Documents and Information THAT YOU WILL NEED FOR THE FIRST DAY OF CAMP.

Please make sure your email address is correct before completing your transaction as to ensure you receive this confirmation packet.

 

K & 1st Grade Summer Safari: My Animal Planet

My Animal Planet

Grade: K & 1st

FULL DAY - 9:00am-4:00pm

Children being registered for this class must be entering either Kindergarten or First Grade in the Fall of 2016.

Description

MY ANIMAL PLANET: Is a monkey more like an elephant or an eagle? Is a python more like an alligator or a frog? What would YOU need to be more like a turtle? Use your scientist skills as we explore how animals all over the world are sorted into groups. Compare mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and insects to find out how our animal planet is not so big after all!

NOTE: Once you are registered for Summer Safari and have completed your transaction, you will receive an automatic email reply with two attachments: your Booking Confirmation and the Summer Safari Documents and Information THAT YOU WILL NEED FOR THE FIRST DAY OF CAMP.

Please make sure your email address is correct before completing your transaction as to ensure you receive this confirmation packet.

K & 1st Grade Summer Safari: My Wild Home

My Wild Home

Grade: K & 1st

FULL DAY - 9:00am-4:00pm

Children being registered for this class must be entering either Kindergarten or First Grade in the Fall of 2016.

Description

MY WILD HOME: Travel from plains to mountains, rainforest to ocean, and pole to pole to encounter the diverse places that animals and people call home. Discover where kids from other cultures live, learn, and play, and find out how you are connected to the animals who share these far away homes.

NOTE: Once you are registered for Summer Safari and have completed your transaction, you will receive an automatic email reply with two attachments: your Booking Confirmation and the Summer Safari Documents and Information THAT YOU WILL NEED FOR THE FIRST DAY OF CAMP.

Please make sure your email address is correct before completing your transaction as to ensure you receive this confirmation packet.

2nd & 3rd Grade Summer Safari: Animal Olympics

Animal Olympics

Grade: 2nd & 3rd Grades

9:00am-4:00pm

Children being registered for this class must be entering either Second or Third Grade in the Fall of 2016.

Description

ANIMAL OLYMPICS: Just as the Olympic Games bring people from many countries together to compete, our Animal Olympics will compare the amazing adaptations animals use to survive in ecosystems around the globe. In our good-natured competition, we'll examine the environments where these animals live, and why some animals thrive, other animals survive, and some animals just can´t compete.

NOTE: Once you are registered for Summer Safari and have completed your transaction, you will receive an automatic email reply with two attachments: your Booking Confirmation and the Summer Safari Documents and Information THAT YOU WILL NEED FOR THE FIRST DAY OF CAMP.

Please make sure your email address is correct before completing your transaction as to ensure you receive this confirmation packet.

2nd & 3rd Grade Summer Safari: Animal Expeditions

Animal Expeditions

Grade: 2nd & 3rd Grades

9:00am-4:00pm

Children being registered for this class must be entering either Second or Third Grade in the Fall of 2016.

Description

ANIMAL EXPEDITIONS: Join us on a world safari to visit different cultures and explore their connection with animals. In some places animals are important symbols, in others they help people get work done, and all across the globe people view different animals as companions. Discover how helping protect animals is a global concern that people around the world share.

NOTE: Once you are registered for Summer Safari and have completed your transaction, you will receive an automatic email reply with two attachments: your Booking Confirmation and the Summer Safari Documents and Information THAT YOU WILL NEED FOR THE FIRST DAY OF CAMP.

Please make sure your email address is correct before completing your transaction as to ensure you receive this confirmation packet.

4th & 5th Grades Summer Safari: World Wildlife Investigators

World Wildlife Investigators

Grade: 4th & 5th Grades

9:00am-4:00pm

Children being registered for this class must be entering either Fourth or Fifth Grade in the Fall of 2016.

Description

WORLD WILDLIFE INVESTIGATORS: Ever wonder why animals from all over the world look so different?  Put on your detective hat, conduct your own experiments and explore the zoo as we aim to uncover The Great Biodiversity Mystery.  As you unravel the case, you'll meet creatures across the globe while exploring their connection to each other, and to you! 

NOTE: Once you are registered for Summer Safari and have completed your transaction, you will receive an automatic email reply with two attachments: your Booking Confirmation and the Summer Safari Documents and Information THAT YOU WILL NEED FOR THE FIRST DAY OF CAMP.

Please make sure your email address is correct before completing your transaction as to ensure you receive this confirmation packet.

6th through 8th Grades Summer Safari: Conservation Quest

Conservation Quest

Grade: 6th - 8th Grades

9:00am-4:00pm

Children being registered for this class must be entering Sixth, Seventh or Eighth Grade in the Fall of 2016.

Description

CONSERVATION QUEST: Did you know Denver Zoo helps animals all over the world?  Our polar bears, elephants, and lions are ambassadors for their cousins in the wild that need our help. Spend a week immersed in the world of wildlife science as you practice the same innovative methods our conservation biologists use to investigate and study the animals we are dedicated to saving. 

NOTE: Once you are registered for Summer Safari and have completed your transaction, you will receive an automatic email reply with two attachments: your Booking Confirmation and the Summer Safari Documents and Information THAT YOU WILL NEED FOR THE FIRST DAY OF CAMP.

Please make sure your email address is correct before completing your transaction as to ensure you receive this confirmation packet.

 

8th Grade Summer Safari: Advanced Camp - My Future, My Zoo

Advanced Camp - My Future, My Zoo

Grade: 8th Grade Only

9:00am-4:00pm

Children being registered for this class must be entering Eighth Grade in the Fall of 2016.

Description

ADVANCED CAMP - MY FUTURE, MY ZOO: Do you dream of one day working in a zoo? There are a plethora of opportunities, but where do you begin? Not only will this camp help you learn about career options at the zoo, but you will get to meet the people who do those jobs everyday! Shadow our teen volunteers and learn the important first steps in working in this field. Participate in hands on, authentic and fun activites that allow you to see what it is really like to work at the zoo. Interact with zookeepers, veterinarians, conservation biologists, horticulturalists, and educators who together are helping to secure a better world for animals through human understanding.

NOTE: Once you are registered for Summer Safari and have completed your transaction, you will receive an automatic email reply with two attachments: your Booking Confirmation and the Summer Safari Documents and Information THAT YOU WILL NEED FOR THE FIRST DAY OF CAMP.

Please make sure your email address is correct before completing your transaction as to ensure you receive this confirmation packet.

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