Zoo Buddies

Can you waddle like a penguin, howl like a wolf, or run like a cheetah? An exciting animal adventure awaits 3 – 5 year-olds and their adult guests! Through the use of short stories and hands-on activities, we will make connections with some amazing creatures. Participants will get to take home their very own Zoo Buddy plush animal after class. Call 421-7435 to register.
Location: Scovill Zoo, 71 S. Country Club Rd.
Fee: $16 ($13 with resident discount)
Registration: Click here to register online or call the zoo at 421-7436.

CodeSubjectDateTime
156514-F1The Mon-Keys to SuccessJune 1310 - 11 a.m.
156514-F2The Mon-Keys to SuccessJune 132 - 3 p.m.
156514-G1The Best Zebra in the WorldJuly 1110 - 11 a.m.
156514-G2The Best Zebra in the WorldJuly 112 - 3 p.m.
156514-H1Red Panda RumpusAugust 810 - 11 a.m.
156514-H2Red Panda RumpusAugust 82 - 3 p.m.

 

Critter Tales

Kids aged 5 – 6 can join Scovill Zoo’s “book club”! Each week, a new animal will be covered, and participants will add a new story to their home library. 90-minute sessions will include animal encounters and hands-on activities.
Location: Zoo Education Center
Fee: $19 ($16 with resident discount)
Registration: Click here to register online or call the zoo at 421-7436.

CodeSubjectDateTime
156534-N1Wolf PackJune 1510 - 11:30 a.m.
156534-P1Home on the RangeJune 2210 - 11:30 a.m.
156534-Q1Pets GaloreJune 2910 - 11:30 a.m.
156534-R1Terrific TalesJuly 1310 - 11:30 a.m.
156534-S1Just DesertsJuly 2010 - 11:30 a.m.
156534-T1Chillin' CreaturesJuly 2710 - 11:30 a.m.

 

Zoo Kids

Our world maintains its balance in many ways. This summer, youth aged 7 & 8 will experience how different aspects of earth, air, fire and water affect different ecosystems.
Location: Zoo Education Center
Fee: $80 ($65 with resident discount)
Registration: Click here to register online or call the zoo at 421-7436.

CodeDayDateTime
126532-01M - FJune 5 - 99 a.m. - noon
126532-02M - FJune 12 - 161 - 4 p.m.
126532-03M - FJune 19 - 239 a.m. - noon
126532-04M - FJune 26 - 301 - 4 p.m.
126532-05M - FJuly 10 - 149 a.m. - noon
126532-06M - FJuly 17 - 211 - 4 p.m.
126532-07M - FJuly 24 - 289 a.m. - noon

 

Zoo Camp

Are there wasps in the cookies? What animal eats the most fish? Zoo Camp explores how agriculture and nature work together to put food on the table.
Location: Zoo Education Center
Fee: $80 ($65 with resident discount)
Registration: Click here to register online or call the zoo at 421-7436.

CodeAgeDayDateTime
126533-119 - 10M - FJune 5 - 91 - 4 p.m.
126533-129 - 10M - FJune 12 - 169 a.m. - noon
126533-139 - 10M - FJune 19 - 231 - 4 p.m.
126533-149 - 10M - FJune 26 - 309 a.m. - noon
126533-159 - 10M - FJuly 10 - 141 - 4 p.m.
126533-169 - 10M - FJuly 17 - 219 a.m. - noon
126533-179 - 10M - FJuly 24 - 281 - 4 p.m.

 

Zoo Crew

Zoo Crew is declaring war! Participants aged 11 – 13 will take control of their world to save it from habitat loss and extinction in a game of Conservation Domination!
Location: Zoo Education Center
Fee: $95 ($80 with resident discount)
Registration: Click here to register online or call the zoo at 421-7436.

CodeAgeDayDateTime
126534-2111 - 13M - FJune 5 - 99 a.m. - 4 p.m.
126534-2211 - 13M - FJune 12 - 169 a.m. - 4 p.m.
126534-2311 - 13M - FJune 19 - 239 a.m. - 4 p.m.
126534-2411 - 13M - FJune 26 - 309 a.m. - 4 p.m.
126534-2511 - 13M - FJuly 10 - 159 a.m. - 4 p.m.
126534-2611 - 13M - FJuly 17 - 219 a.m. - 4 p.m.
126534-2711 - 13M - FJuly 24 - 289 a.m. - 4 p.m.

 

Zoo Teens I

If you’re interested in a career involving animals, Zoo Teens I is a fun, educational way to learn more. Recommendation letter and volunteer hours are required. Applications are due by May 8. Download a Zoo Teens I application.
Location: Zoo Education Center
Fee: $70 ($55 with resident discount)

CodeAgeDayDateTime
156550-T114 - 17M - Sun.June 1 - October 319 a.m. - 6 p.m.

 

Zoo Teens II

If you want to take the next step towards a career at the zoo, sign up for Zoo Teens II! Get hands-on experience caring for animals and educating the public, while working as part of the animal care team. Completion of Zoo Teens I is strongly recommended but not required. Recommendation letters and volunteer hours are required. Applications are due by May 8. Download a Zoo Teens II application.
Location: Zoo Education Center
Fee: $50 ($35 with resident discount)

CodeAgeDayDateTime
156550-T216 - 18M - Sun.June 1 - October 319 a.m. - 6 pm.

 

Zoo Safari

Zoo Crew and Zoo Teens participants can join their favorite counselors on a Zoo Safari, traveling to other Central Illinois zoos and nature centers.
Fee: $140 ($125 with resident discount)
Registration: Click here to register online or call the zoo at 421-7436.

CodeAgeDayDateTime
126535-0111 - 17M - FJuly 31 - August 49 a.m. - 4 p.m.