Camp Zoo

Learn what it takes to be a Zookeeper at the Long Island Game Farm!

This exciting summer program is designed to introduce and immerse young children (ages 5-10) in nature through outdoor exploration, games, crafts, and other educational activities. Your camper will learn about the natural world around them through unforgettable experiences including age-appropriate, hands-on activities, up close animal experiences, time to explore the park and tons of educational fun that builds on campers love of animals and nature!

We are excited to have Shannon Swanson as Camp Zoo Director! She has taught at the Ross School and currently is an educator at the Peconic Community School in Aquebogue.

Campers can count on:

  • An immersive experience at the zoo including meeting animals up-close
  • Learning about the animals they know and love
  • Plenty of time outdoors, playing and taking nature hikes
  • Meeting other kids who have similar interests

Parents can count on:

  • Children bursting with excitement and new knowledge
  • Feeling good knowing your child is in an outdoor learning environment that is safe
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Camp Sessions

Weeks:
Week 1: Animals & Me (entering k-2)
June 27, 28, 29, 9am-12pm
Campers willexplore the zoo and learn about the similarities and differences between
humans and animals.
-campers will receive a Camp Zoo t-shirt
-campers will create and learn through games, art and outdoor exploration

Week 2: Zoo Exploration (entering 3-5)
July 11, 12, 13, 9am-12pm
Campers will learn and explore wildlife, tools and techniques that
zookeepers, veterinarians, and scientists use to study animals.
-campers will receive a Camp Zoo t-shirt
-campers will create and learn through games, art and outdoor exploration

Week 3: Homes and Habitats (entering K-2)
July 18,19, 20, 9am-12pm
Campers will explore different habitats that animals may live in and what
specific types of homes they build in those habitats.
-campers will receive a Camp Zoo t-shirt
-campers will design and create an animal home

Week 4: Homes and Habitats (entering 3-5)
July 25, 26, 27, 9am-12pm
Campers will explore different habitats that animals may live in and what
specific types of homes they build in those habitats.
-campers will receive a Camp Zoo t-shirt
-campers will design and create an animal home

Week 5: Be a Zookeeper (entering K-2)
August 1,2,3, 9am-12pm
Campers will be introduced and immersed in nature through outdoor
exploration, games and crafts. Campers will learn what it takes to be a
zookeeper
-campers will receive a Camp Zoo t-shirt

Week 6: Be a Zookeeper (entering 3-5)
August 8,9, 10, 9am-12pm
Campers will be introduced and immersed in nature through outdoor
exploration, games and crafts. Campers will learn what it takes to be a
zookeeper.
-campers will receive a Camp Zoo t-shirt

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Objective

Camp will provide opportunities for children to learn about animals and the natural world in a safe environment that will leave lasting impressions!

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Senior Discount

Activities Include

● Outdoor exploration
● Art & craft projects
● Games

Included in camper registration:
● Camp Zoo t-shirt

**Campers must bring a bag lunch or snack and water bottle each day and sunscreen
must be applied at home before coming to camp**

Register your camper

$200 + tax per camper per week

 

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Register your camper

$200 + tax per camper per week

 

Register Now

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