It's a Zoo Out There
Your children already act like wild animals. Why not put their feral nature to good use at the weeklong Junior Zoo Keeper Day Camp, where 9 to 12-year-old kids get to experience New Mexico’s native wildlife and plants up close and personal. From 9am to noon on Monday, July 15 through Friday, July 19, real zookeepers give kids hands-on lessons about the biology and care of animals at Wildlife West Nature Park. Snacks and drink are provided. Each five-day camp session costs $30 for Edgewood and Santa Fe County residents and $70 for everyone else. (Joshua Lee)
Wednesday July 17, 2019
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Children ages 8 to 12 learn about zoo keeping techniques, animal enrichment, get close to wildlife in a safe environment and hang out with zookeepers as they feed and care for the animals.
Sign up now for interactive 5-day Junior Zookeeper Day Camps. Certified teachers and experienced zookeepers will teach children, 8-12 years, about zoo keeping techniques, animal enrichment, and all about native wildlife and raptors. Children get to be close to wildlife in a safe environment while they learn about 20 species, including cougars, black bear, tree-climbing grey foxes, golden eagle and more. Children will go with zookeepers as they feed and care for the animals in their natural setting. Registration form online www.wildlifewest.org. $30/child from Santa Fe County or $70/child.