Postby J&D's Mom on Fri Apr 02, 2010 4:00 pm
Do your kids love learning about animals? Looking for a fun camp in the south metro? Then check out the summer camps at the Wildlife Experience!
Th Wildlife Experience has camps for kids ranging in age from 4 years all the way up to 10 years of age. Plus there is a siblings only camp for kids 4-8 years of age. Children must be fully potty-trained to attend camp and the cost for each weekly session is $110 for members or $130 for non-members. Camp size is capped at 15 kids.
The siblings only camp has an Animal Sign Language theme. Discover the fascinating world of animals while learning American Sign Language. The siblings only camp run for 2 separate weeks during the summer; May 31- June 4 and July 26-30 with both morning (9-noon) and afternoon sessions (1-4pm). The program is the same during both weeks.
For the youngest animal lovers ages 4 & 5, there is the Animals from A-Z camp that explores the ABCs of animals from around the world using the alphabet from armadillos to zebras. This camp runs for 3 weeks with both morning and afternoon sessions; June 14-18, July 12-16 and August 9-13. Sign up right away if you are interested as sessions are filling up and one is already sold out!
For 6 & 7 year old there is the Animal Oddities themed camp in which kids will learn about some of the most odd, strange and unique creatures around. The camp runs for 3 weeks with both morning and afternoon session; June 21-25, July 12-16 and August 2-6. This camp is really filling up fast with several session already sold out!
Older kids (ages 8-10) have there own camp with an off-site field trip. This is an all-day camp running from 9 am to 4pm so campers need to bring a sack lunch each day. And since it is an all-day camp, the cost is $210 for members and $240 for non-members. The theme for this camp is Save the Endangered. Kids get to learn about what animals are on the endangered species list and ways to help protect them.
Check out this link for more information on the great educational children's camp and programs at the Wildlife Experience. It's more than a musuem!